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Volume 94, No. 3, Spring 2022

The racial reckoning during the summer of 2020 presented a renewed call to action for movement lawyers committed to collaborating with mobilized clients to advance racial equity and economic justice. During the last thirty years, community lawyering scholarship has made significant interventions into poverty lawyering and provides the theoretical framework for contemporary movement lawyers. Conceptually, […]

By Alina Ball [PDF]

Despite its laudable goals, sustainable development has been criticized for its discursive aspects. These include that the vagueness of the term combined with the lack of embodiment in law allow numerous private governance standards to support almost any company or project as “sustainable”; that the positive of bringing numerous stakeholders with divergent interests together becomes […]

By Christopher P. Guzelian & Jeff Todd [PDF]

Renting an apartment can, in some ways, be like buying a gallon of milk. Imagine you are in a supermarket dairy aisle. Being a prudent consumer, you might check the expiration date on the container. Even the savviest shopper, however, would not think to chemically analyze the product to ensure that what they are purchasing […]

By Esteban Rodriguez [PDF]

Consider for a moment the life of a piece of trash. It may be a water bottle or a paper towel or a banana peel, but regardless of its identity, it goes somewhere after it has been thrown into a trashcan. The question is, where? Depending on its material composition, it may be recycled or […]

By Elizabeth Wetzler [PDF]

For the average American consumer, a chocolate bar is simply a sweet treat. This sweet treat is incredibly popular; the United States confectionery industry generates over $37 billion in sales each year. However, the sad truth is that the majority of America’s popular candy, and many other frequently consumed food products, are created in supply […]

By Jacqueline Winton [PDF]