Month: May 2019

Information Asymmetries Lead to Women Being Underpaid

Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris has revealed a plan that would overhaul American discrimination laws to ensure that women and men are paid the same for the same work. https://www.latimes.com/politics/la-na-pol-kamala-harris-women-equal-pay-california-20190520-story.html Under the plan, companies with 100 or more employees would, among other things, be required to obtain a federal certification showing they are not underpaying …

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Post-Jesner Climate Change Litigation under the Alien Tort Statute, 44 Colum. J. Envtl. L. 395

Climate change is as vexing a problem as ever. Around the world, plaintiffs are taking steps to fight climate change through lawsuits against both governments and corporate entities, among other steps. At times, such lawsuits may seem somewhat tenuous, but litigation spurs progress. Actions to stem the dangers of climate change need to be taken …

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