Law and Sharing

Janelle Orsi co-founded the Sustainable Economies Law Center (SELC), which facilitates the growth of sustainable and localized economies. She spoke to Kellia Ramares-Watson about the creation of Sharing Law as a category and the uses of this new legal field. The US and Australia are leaders in this movement, as are many women. Website for more info:

Orsi is the author of Practicing Law in the Sharing Economy (published by the American Bar Association in 2012). In 2009, she co-founded the cooperatively organized Sustainable Communities Law Center. Previously known as its CEO, she now uses the more egalitarian title Staff Attorney.

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