Faculty Notes

Prof. Norman Silber’s Keynote at Fordham Urban Law Journal Symposium on Urban Poverty Published in Symposium Issue

Norman I. Silber, Professor of Law

Professor Norman I. Silber’s keynote address at the 2017 Fordham Urban Law Journal Symposium, “How the Poor Still Pay More: A Reexamination of Urban Poverty in the Twenty-First Century,” held on April 17, has been published in the Fordham Urban Law Journal (44 Fordham Urb. L.J. 1319 [2017]).

The symposium issue is centered around the 50th anniversary of  the publication of The Poor Pay More, by sociologist David Caplovitz.

Professor Silber’s address, titled “Discovering that the Poor Pay More: Race Riots, Poverty, and the Rise of Consumer Law,” offers “a short explanation about why The Poor Pay More came to be among the most significant factors stimulating the reconstruction of consumer financial protection law in America and around the world” (from the Introduction).

Read the full article on the Fordham Urban Law Journal website.

View more details about the 2017 symposium on the Fordham Urban Law Journal website.