Property Rights Against Democracy: Implications of Cedar Point Nursery

Property Rights Against Democracy: Implications of Cedar Point Nursery

Oct 22, 2021

Zoom

In Cedar Point Nursery v. Hassid, the Supreme Court held that a California state regulation requiring agricultural employers to allow union organizers periodic access to their property for the purposes of union recruitment constituted a per se taking under the Fifth Amendment. The case has the potential to dramatically expand constitutional private property rights for…

How to Vaccinate the World

How to Vaccinate the World

Oct 13, 2021

Zoom

More than three million people across the globe have died of COVID since the Pfizer vaccine was approved.  While the US has enough shots to vaccinate its population three times over, a significant portion of lower-income countries have less than 5% of their residents vaccinated.  Scientists have argued that ensuring more doses abroad may not only save lives,…

APPEAL: What Is Capitalism Reading Group

APPEAL: What Is Capitalism Reading Group

Sep 10, 2021

Zoom

The Association for the Promotion of Political Economy & the Law (APPEAL)’s next session of their “What Is Capitalism?” Reading Group will discuss workplace injury and illness, the question of worker’s constitutional rights to protection, and what this shows about the legal underpinnings of capitalism. The sessions will feature Professor Michael Duff (University of Wyoming Law,…

“Launching an LPE Student Group”

“Launching an LPE Student Group”

Sep 10, 2021

Zoom

The LPE Project enthusiastically invites anyone interested in starting an LPE group at their law school to please join us via Zoom on Friday, September 10th, 4:00 – 5:00 PM ET!  We will begin the call with a brief introduction to Law and Political Economy: the movement and the method. We will then discuss the…

CFP – “Sovereignty, States, and Inclusion”

CFP – “Sovereignty, States, and Inclusion”

Aug 31, 2021

Michigan Journal of Law & Society

Call for Papers Sovereignty, States, and Inclusion Accepting Submissions | June 15–August 31, 2021ABOUT The Michigan Journal of Law & Society (MJLS) is the nation’s first law-school journal to focus on the intersections of law, history, and the social sciences. MJLS is also the nation’s first law-school journal to incorporate law students, PhD students, and…

LPE Monthly Mentoring “Office Hours”

LPE Monthly Mentoring “Office Hours”

Aug 03, 2021

Zoom link will be emailed to accepted registrants

Please Join Us!  Law and Political Economy  Mentoring “Office Hours” When:  Tuesday Aug. 3, 2021, 6:00-7:00p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (UTC-4) via zoom (link will be provided to accepted registrants) Registration & Deadline:  Sign up here by 12p.m. EST on Friday July 30. Space is limited.   Who: We welcome new & aspiring scholars, graduate and professional…

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