‘Conflict Scholarship in Partisan Times’

Symeon C Symeonides, ‘Choice of Law in the American Courts in 2020: Thirty-Fourth Annual Survey’, 69 American Journal of Comparative Law 235 (2021). As the saying goes, we live in partisan times. This makes it easy to succumb to the delicious allure of Manichean partisanship. Legal scholars are not immune from this temptation. Some identify with one side or the other, advocate for one party or the other, espouse one political agenda or the other. But this moment urges us to think about the role of legal academics in a civic discourse. What is our function? …” (more)

[Roger M Michalski, JOTWELL, 4 March]

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