Legalism and Devolution of Power in the Public Sphere: Reflections on Occupy Wall Street

39 Fordham Urb. L.J. 1867 (2012)

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Zephyr Teachout

Fordham University School of Law

Date Written: October 01, 2012

Abstract

The purpose of this Essay is to examine the peculiar relationship between legalism, the public sphere, and devolution of power that I witnessed at Occupy Wall Street in the fall of 2010. The implications are larger and relate more generally to consensus organizing and legalism.

Suggested Citation

Teachout, Zephyr, Legalism and Devolution of Power in the Public Sphere: Reflections on Occupy Wall Street (October 01, 2012). 39 Fordham Urb. L.J. 1867 (2012). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2378514

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