Oct 01, 2020
Oct 01, 2020

CFP: JCRED Special Issue on Racial Capitalism

As a journal dedicated to social, racial, and economic justice, the Journal of Civil Rights & Economic Development (JCRED) is soliciting articles for Racial Capitalism, an Elaboration in Legal Scholarship, our forthcoming symposium issue. This issue will explore the legal dimensions of our capitalist political economy and its systemically racist nature.

Oct 01, 2020
Oct 01, 2020

LPE Society’s People Over Courts: How to Beat an Extremist 6-3 Majority

The Law and Political Economy Society (www.lpesoc.org) at Berkeley is a student-run organization dedicated to fostering interest and discussion in LPE, offering a community through which students and practitioners can build creative thinking, dissent, and systemic critique into their study and practice. In the wake of Justice Ginsburg’s sad and untimely death, we must unfortunately…

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Zoom

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5:35pm PT/8:35pm ET

Oct 16, 2020
Oct 16, 2020

Introducing the Journal of Law and Political Economy

A roundtable discussion featuring members of the Editorial Board of the new peer-reviewed journal, the Journal of Law and Political Economy, and short presentations by some of the authors appearing in Volume 1, Issue 1. This roundtable discussion will introduce the newest addition to the Law and Political Economy ecosystem—the Journal of Law and Political Economy. A…

Location:

Zoom

Time of Event:

Friday

5:00pm ET

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APPEAL Reading Group: What is Capitalism?

APPEAL Reading Group: What is Capitalism?

Sep 25, 2020

Join the APPEAL Reading Group for the third session of their “What is Capitalism?” Reading Group. Meeting approximately every month, the reading group expects participants to read material circulated in advance. All are welcome, and participants need not attend each session. Discussions will draw on a series of questions on topics such as the elements…

Progressive Talent Pipeline: Apply by September 30!

Progressive Talent Pipeline: Apply by September 30!

Sep 23-30, 2020

Progressive Talent Pipeline

The Progressive Talent Pipeline is a program to identify, endorse, train, and recommend a diverse slate of committed progressives for staff roles in Congress and the executive branch.  Working in government is one of the most strategic ways to impact policy-making and shape the national political discourse, but there is not always an obvious entry…

LPE Society’s LPE 101 Reading Group on Contracts

LPE Society’s LPE 101 Reading Group on Contracts

Sep 17, 2020

The Law and Political Economy Society (www.lpesoc.org) at Berkeley is a student-run organization dedicated to fostering interest and discussion in LPE, offering a community through which students and practitioners can build creative thinking, dissent, and systemic critique into their study and practice. Come join LPE Soc this Thursday, September 17th at 5:35 pm PT as we hang out,…

Pandemic Inequality

Pandemic Inequality

Sep 12, 2020

zoom

A panel discussion on the social-capital disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact in exacerbating inequality. The workshop/panel discussion will address the interrelationship of the COVID-19 pandemic and the inequalities within our society and throughout the world.  To what extent is the pandemic an outgrowth of the inequalities endemic to a world dominated by…

APPEAL Reading Group: What Is Capitalism?

APPEAL Reading Group: What Is Capitalism?

Aug 27, 2020

zoom

This will be the second meeting of APPEAL’s seminar format reading group which will explore the meaning and nature of capitalism with a focus on political economy and law.  It meets approximately every month, and participants are expected to read material circulated in advance and to be prepared to discuss a series of questions about the…

old political cartoon of eagle representing US Empire

American Empire with Asli Bâli & Aziz Rana

Aug 12, 2020

Webinar Session

The "Mapping U.S. Law & Political Eocnomy" Series stages conversations between LPE scholars about current features of the U.S. legal-political order, how they came to be and where they might be going, with an emphasis on the political coalitions that have shaped and reshaped them.

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