Karen Tani

University of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, PA 19104

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

13

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Scholarly Papers (13)

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Welfare and Rights before the Movement: Rights as a Language of the State

Yale Law Journal, Vol. 122, no. 2 (Nov. 2012)
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 10 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 20 Nov 2012
Karen Tani
University of Pennsylvania
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legal history, U.S. history, cooperative federalism, rights language, welfare, Social Security Act, public benefits, New Deal, administrative state, welfare rights, poverty law

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Introduction to States of Dependency: Welfare, Rights, and American Governance, 1935-1972

States of Dependency: Welfare, Rights, and American Governance, 1935-1972 (Cambridge University Press, March 2016), UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 2754189
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 26 Mar 2016
Karen Tani
University of Pennsylvania
Downloads 252 (168,486)
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welfare, federalism, legal history, the state, poverty, poverty law, New Deal, localism, state government, social work, rights, welfare rights, administrative law, Social Security Act, social welfare, citizenship, equal protection, due process, fair hearing, grants-in-aid, legal profession

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Administrative Equal Protection: Federalism, the Fourteenth Amendment, and the Rights of the Poor

Cornell Law Review, Vol. 100, No. 4, 2015
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 14 Mar 2015
Karen Tani
University of Pennsylvania
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Fourteenth Amendment, Equal Protection, Administrative Law, Administrative Constitutionalism, Poverty Law, Federalism, Cooperative Federalism, Welfare, Grants-in-Aid, Social Security Act, welfare state, welfare rights, civil rights, New Deal, Legal history

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Administrative Constitutionalism at the 'Borders of Belonging': Drawing on History to Expand the Archive and Change the Lens

University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Vol. 168, 2019
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 20 Aug 2019
Karen Tani
University of Pennsylvania
Downloads 155 (260,456)

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Adminsitrative constitutionalism, adminsitrative law, legal history, constitutional history, Reconstruction, Freedmen's Bureau, Immigration, Thirteenth Amendment, Due Process, administrative agencies

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The Pennhurst Doctrines and the Lost Disability History of the 'New Federalism'

California Law Review, 2022 Forthcoming
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 18 May 2022
Karen Tani
University of Pennsylvania
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federalism, disability, disability history, disability law, disability rights, legal history, constitutional law, constitutional history, deinstitutionalization, eleventh amendment, sovereign immunity, federal grants, conservative legal movement, federal courts

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Compensation, Commodification, and Disablement: How Law Has Dehumanized Laboring Bodies and Excluded Nonlaboring Humans

Michigan Law Review, Vol. 119, p. 1269, 2021, U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 21-14
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 23 Feb 2021 Last Revised: 12 May 2021
Karen Tani
University of Pennsylvania
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Disability, social welfare, torts, workers' compensation, legal history, capitalism, workplace injuries, civil justice

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An Administrative Right to Be Free from Sexual Violence? Title IX Enforcement in Historical and Institutional Perspective

Duke Law Journal, Vol. 66, 2017, UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 20 Nov 2017
Karen Tani
University of Pennsylvania
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administrative law, civil rights, Title IX, sexual assault, sexual violence, violence against women, gender, rights

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Something Old, Something New: Reflections on the Sex Bureaucracy

California Law Review, Vol. 7, No. 122, 2016
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 05 Dec 2016
Melissa Murray and Karen Tani
New York University, School of Law and University of Pennsylvania
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administrative law, sexual regulation, bureaucracy, sexuality, administrative state, legal history

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Portia's Deal

Chicago-Kent Law Review, Vol. 87, No. 2, p. 549, 2012
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 12 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 15 Nov 2014
Karen Tani
University of Pennsylvania
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legal history, legal profession, New Deal lawyers, Social Security Board, women lawyers, Bernice Lotwin Bernstein, Sue Shelton White, Marie Wing

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Disabled Perspectives on Legal Education: Reckoning and Reform

Journal of Legal Education 69(4) (Forthcoming), U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 21-29
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 24 Aug 2021 Last Revised: 31 Oct 2021
Lilith A. Siegel and Karen Tani
University of California, Berkeley and University of Pennsylvania
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disability law, legal education, civil rights, legal profession

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Flemming v. Nestor: Anticommunism, the Welfare State, and the Making of ‘New Property’

Law and History Review, Vol. 26, no. 2 (2008)
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 14 Mar 2015
Karen Tani
University of Pennsylvania
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Legal history, New Property, Poverty Law, Due Process, anticommunism, welfare state, Social Security, welfare rights, civil liberties

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The Poverty Law Education of Charles Reich

Touro Law Review, Vol. 36, P. 807, 2020, U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 21-28
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 01 Sep 2021
Felicia Kornbluh and Karen Tani
University of Vermont and University of Pennsylvania
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Constitutional law, poverty law, welfare law, social welfare policy, Charles Reich, public assistance, Justine Wise Polier, Elizabeth Wickenden, civil rights and liberties, public benefits, The New Property, Aid to Dependent Children, public interest law, midnight raids, liberalism

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States' Rights, Welfare Rights, and the 'Indian Problem': Negotiating Citizenship and Sovereignty, 1935-1954

Law and History Review, Volume 33, No. 1, 2015, DOI: org/10.1017/S073824801400056X
Posted: 14 Mar 2015
Karen Tani
University of Pennsylvania

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Legal history, Federalism, Native Americans, sovereignty, citizenship, states' rights, administrative law, welfare, welfare state, New Deal, civil rights, welfare rights, grants-in-aid, Equal Protection