Symposium on Slices and Lumps: Division and Aggregation in Law and Life

The Coase-Sandor Institute for Law and Economics at the University of Chicago Law School hosted a symposium in November 2019 on Professor Lee Fennell’s new book, Slices and Lumps: Division and Aggregation in Law and Life. That conference expanded on the book’s theme by exploring the relevance of configuration in many areas of law. This symposium collection showcases the fourteen papers presented at that conference, along with an introduction by Professor Fennell:

Go Configure

Lee Anne Fennell

The Smooth Value of Lumpy Goods

Matthew D. Adler

Slicing Defamation by Contract

Yonathan Arbel

Indivisibility in Technology Regulation

Lauren Henry Scholz

Getting People to Lump or Split Themselves: Pooling vs Separation

Peter Siegelman

Paying with Lumps

Brian Galle

Lumpy Work

Deepa Das Acevedo

Water Slices and Water Lumps

Rhett B. Larson

Ownership Work and Work Ownership

Hiba Hafiz

Lumps in Antitrust Law

Sean P. Sullivan

Agency Lumping and Splitting

Jennifer Nou

From Slices to Lumps and Back Again: Aggregation and Division in U.S. Federal Income Tax Law

Sarah B. Lawsky

Co-Location Covenants

Lior Jacob Strahilevitz

Lumping, Fairness, and Single People

Michael C. Pollack

Slicing (and Transferring) Development

John Infranca