The Law’s Majestic Equality? The Distributive Impact of Litigating Social and Economic Rights

Optimism about the use of laws, constitutions, and rights to achieve social change has never been higher among practitioners. But the academic literature is skeptical that courts can direct resources toward the poor. This paper develops a nuanced account in which not all courts are the same. Countries and policy areas characterized by judicial . . . → Read More: The Law’s Majestic Equality? The Distributive Impact of Litigating Social and Economic Rights