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Martha T McCluskey   (#1)   
Basic Information
Location
Buffalo, NY
Email Address
Phone
7166452326
Company
University at Buffalo, State Univ. of New York
Title
Professor of Law
Address
378 Cresent Ave

Buffalo, NY  
14214
USA


Personal Information
Additional Information
About My Work
I write about the connections between economics, law and inequality, focusing on how fundamental ideas and structures shape policy. My work challenges the orthodox law and economics movement's failed policies and flawed assumptions. I draw on critical legal studies and praxis, especially feminism and critical race theory to address the intersection of various forms of inequality.
Professional Affiliations
APPEAL (Association for the Promotion of Political Economy and the Law) www.politicaleconomylaw.org

Center for Progressive Reform (CPR), www.progressivereform.org

National Lawyers Guild

SALT (Society of American Law Teachers)

Law and Society Association

Biography

Constitutional Law

Constitutional Economic Justice: Structural Power for We the People, 35 Yale Law & Policy Review 271 (2016)

http://digitalcommons.law.yale.edu/ylpr/vol35/iss1/9/

Facing the Ghost of Cruikshank in Constitutional Law, 65 J. of Legal Education 278 (2015). 

Toward A Fundamental Right to Evade Law?  Protecting the Rule of Power in Shelby County and State Farm, 17 Berkeley J. Afr. Am. Law & Policy 216; 7 TOURO LAW JOURNAL OF RACE, GENDER, & ETHNICITY 216 (2015).

Constitutionalizing Class Inequality:  Due Process in State Farm, ClassCrits Essay Issue, 56 Buffalo L. Rev. 1035  (2008)

Tax Policy and Inequality

Framing Middle Class Insecurity: Tax and the Ideology of Unequal Growth, 84 Fordham  L. Rev.  2699 (2016).

Taxing Family Work:  Aid for Affluent Husband Care, 21 Columbia J. of Gender and Law  109 (2011).

Law and Economics:  Theory, Ideology and Institutions

Law and Economics: Contemporary Approaches (co-authored with Frank Pasquale and Jennifer Taub), 35 Yale Law & Policy Rev. 297 (2016).

Personal Responsibility for Systemic Inequality in Research Handbook on Political Economy and the Law  (Ugo Mattei and John D. Haskell, eds.) (Edward Elgar 2015).

How Money for Legal Theory Disadvantages Feminism, 9 Issues in Legal Scholarship (BePress online), Legal Feminism Now symposium (Kathryn Abrams, ed., 2011).

Thinking with Wolves: Left Legal Theory After The Right's Rise, 54 Buffalo L. Rev. 1013  (2007) (book review of Wendy Brown and Janet Halley, Left Legalism/Left Critique,  2002).

How Queer Theory Makes Neoliberalism Sexy: Economics and the Queer Challenge to     Feminism in Feminist and Queer Legal Theory: Intimate Encounters,      Uncomfortable Conversations (Martha Albertson Fineman, Jack Jackson, and Adam          Romero, eds., Ashgate Press 2009).

Welfare State Law & Political Economics

Personal Responsibility for Systemic Inequality in Research Handbook on Political Economy and the Law  (Ugo Mattei and John D. Haskell, eds.) (Edward Elgar 2015).

Big Government Against Social Responsibility:  A Vulnerability Critique of Privatization’s Public Priorities, in Privatization, Vulnerability, and Social Responsibility (Martha Albertson Fineman, Titti Mattsson, and Ulrika Andersson eds.) (Ashgate/Routledge 2017).

Efficiency and Social Citizenship:  Challenging the Neoliberal Attack on the Welfare State,78 Indiana Law Journal 783 (2003).    

How the Biological/ Social Divide Limits Disability and Equality, 33 Wash. Univ. J. of L. & Policy 109 (2010).

Subsidized Lives and the Ideology of Efficiency, 8 Am. Univ. J. of Gender, Social Policy, & the Law 115 (2000). 

The Politics of Economics in Welfare Reform, in Feminism Confronts Homo Economicus: Gender, Economics and the Law  (Martha A. Fineman & Terence Dougherty, eds.) (Cornell Univ. Press 2005).

Regulatory State Law and Economics

Insurer Moral Hazard in the Workers' Compensation Crisis:  Reforming Cost Inflation, Not Rate          Suppression, 5 Employee Rights and Employment Policy Journal 55 (2001).

Deconstructing the State/Market Divide:  The Rhetoric of Regulation from Workers' Compensation to the WTO (book chapter), in Feminism Confronts Homo Economicus: Gender, Economics and the Law (Martha A. Fineman & Terence Dougherty, eds.) (Cornell Univ. Press  2005).

Higher Education Law & Economics

Fhttps://www.aaup.org/article/following-money-public-higher-education-foundations#.WaVvkdEpA2w, (vol. 103,  2017)

Big Government Against Social Responsibility:  A Vulnerability Critique of Privatization’s Public Priorities, in Privatization, Vulnerability, and Social Responsibility (Martha Albertson Fineman, Titti Mattsson, and Ulrika Andersson eds.) (Ashgate/Routledge 2017).