A variety of resources designed to help faculty and students learn more about LPE, including syllabi from LPE and LPE-related courses, primers on topics such as neoliberalism and legal realism, as well as videos from a number of events we have held over the last year.Go To Learn
Information about the amazing work being done by LPE student groups, as well as guidance on starting a student group on your own campus! A bureau of affiliated professors and practitioners designed to help faculty and students to bring LPE scholars to their campuses!Go To Engage
A compendium of upcoming (and past) events put on by the LPE Project, LPE student groups, and other organizations in the LPE ecosystem.Go To Events
Weekly Roundup: May 26, 2023
Martha McCluskey on tax policy and climate change, Han Lu and Bernard Callegari on fighting back against the exploitation of formerly incarcerated workers, and Andrew Ross and Aiyuba Thomas on the past, present, and future of the prisoners' rights movement in Alabama. Plus, a new issue of the JLPE, a call for abstracts on courts and politics, a virtual book salon on the political economy of finance, and new articles by Kate Redburn, Liz Sepper, and James Nelson.
Alabama Rising: The Past, Present, and Future of the Prisoners’ Rights...
Over the past decade, the Free Alabama Movement has led a series of escalating prison strikes that have attracted tens of thousands of incarcerated participants nationwide. While labor stoppages have been central to the movement's growth, its strategies and demands extend far beyond the realm of work and wages.
Building Anti-Carceral Unionism: A Q&A on Local 79’s “Real Re-Entry” Campaign
For years, NYC developers have profited off mass incarceration by utilizing "body shops," unregulated labor brokers that undercut unions by exploiting formerly incarcerated workers. To fight back, Laborers' Local 79 is forging a new model of anti-carceral unionism.
Tax Policy for a Climate in Crisis
How can a Law and Political Economy approach guide the power of taxation toward democracy, justice, and a livable planet? As a start, it can help us reorient our understanding of the function of taxation.