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[Postponed]: Past, Present, and Future of Student Debt Organizing

03/14/2024 NYU Law (Lester Pollack Colloquium)
Please join LPE NYC for Past, Present, & Future of Student Debt Organizing at NYU Law on March 14th at 6:30pm, cohosted with The Debt Collective, The Action Lab, and the Initiative for Community Power. Please register here to attend in person. Nearly 40 million people have student debt in the US. The burdens of…

The Law and Political Economy of Civil Procedure

03/12/2024 Yale Law School (Rm 127) + Zoom
Please join the LPE Project on Tuesday, March 12 at 4:10-5:10 PM ET for The Law and Political Economy of Civil Procedure. Judith Resnik (Arthur Liman Professor of Law at Yale Law School) will lead a conversation featuring Brooke Coleman, Luke Norris, and Danya Reda on developing an LPE approach to civil procedure. The panel…

Antimonopoly Now: A Conversation on Practice and the Academy with FTC Chair Lina Khan

03/08/2024 Yale Law School (SLB 120)
On Friday, March 8th, The LPE Project, YLS LPE Student Group, American Constitution Society, Yale Law Democrats, Solomon Center for Health Law & Policy, and Information Society Project joined to host a lunch talk with Federal Trade Commission Chair Lina Khan. Chair Khan, YLS ‘17, discussed key recent initiatives at the FTC and the nature…

Student & Emerging Scholar CFP: Heterodox Economics Meets LPE

03/08/2024 John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Call for Submissions: Students and emerging scholars are invited to present LPE-informed research on topics including but not limited to climate change, the green transition, industrial policy, or the role of democratic institutions and power. Abstracts of 100-350 words with titles can be submitted here by March 8th. The Association for the Promotion of Political Economy and the…

[POSTPONED] LPE NYC Night School: Race, Space, and Displacement in NYC

03/07/2024 The New School University Center (Room
“Race, Space, and Displacement in NYC” is the fourth session of the New School’s LPE Night School. In a conversation facilitated by Tasleemah Tolu Lawal (NYU Center on Race, Inequality, and the Law), Jose Saldana (Release Aging People in Prison) and Shirley Lin (Brooklyn Law School) will discuss how institutions exploit race and racialization as part of a divide-and-conquer strategy against movements in New York.

LPE NYC: Vincent Bevins & Analilia Mejia on the Mass Protest Decade & the Missing Revolution

03/06/2024 Lester Pollack Colloquium at NYU Law (Furman Hall)
Explore the Paradox of Protests in Vincent Bevins most recent book, If We Burn: The Mass Protest Decade and the Missing Revolution with the author and Analilia Mejia, Co-Executive Director of the Center for Popular Democracy (CPD). Delve into the outcomes of worldwide protests and the future of activism. Moderated by Peabody-winning journalist, Anjali Kamat.…

Apply to the 2024 Law & Organizing Academy!

02/29/2024 Borden Estate
The Law and Organizing Academy (LOA) brings law students together on an immersive retreat to build community and learn key frameworks and skills at the intersection of organizing, law, and political economy. Amid the escalating and interlocking crises that define our current moment, progressive law students are seeking ways to practice law that build movement…

If We Burn with Vincent Bevins

02/29/2024 Yale Law School (SLB Rm 120) + Zoom
On Thursday, February 29th, The LPE Project and YLS LPE Student Group hosted the award-winning journalist and author of The Jakarta Method, Vincent Bevins about his latest book, If We Burn: The Mass Protest Decade and the Missing Revolution.  In recent years, more people have participated in protests than at any other point in human…

RebLaw: 2024 Rebellious Lawyering Conference

02/24/2024 Yale Law School
The LPE Project is proud to be one of many cosponsors of the student-designed and student-run 2024 Rebellious Lawyering Conference. RebLaw will take place Saturday, February 24th, at 8:30 AM – 7:30 PM ET at Yale Law School. For 30 years, RebLaw has brought together practitioners, students, and activists from around the country to discuss…

Neoliberalism and Capitalism as Keywords

02/23/2024 Yale University
The Law and Political Economy Project is thrilled to cosponsor the Neoliberalism and Capitalism as Keywords in Contemporary History Conference which will take place at Yale University, February 23-25, 2024. The keynote speakers will be Isabella Weber (Associate Professor of Economics at UMass Amherst, author of How China Escaped Shock Therapy) and David Edgerton (Hans…

History of Court Reform Efforts (1865–2022) with Samuel Moyn & William Forbath

02/20/2024 Zoom
The second session of our 6-part open course/reading group “What To Do About The Courts,” cohosted with the People’s Parity Project, will take place on February 20th at 8pm ET/ 5pm PT. This session will be led by Professors Samuel Moyn and William Forbath. TOPIC: Even though structural and disempowering court reforms are often portrayed as  new…

LPE NYC Night School: Courts – The Good, the Bad, and the Political Economy

02/08/2024 The New School / Zoom
”Law and Political Economy of Courts” is the third session of the New School’s LPE Night School. It is a conversation between Peter Martin (Center for Community Alternatives), Tarek Z. Ismail (CUNY School of Law), and Jocelyn Simonson (Brooklyn Law School), moderated by Noah Rosenblum (NYU Law School) on the place of courts in creating…

Administering a Democratic Political Economy

02/02/2024 Yale Law School (SLB Rm 120) + Zoom
The LPE Project hosted a one-day conference on Friday, February 2nd, titled “Administering a Democratic Political Economy.” This convening brought together scholars in administrative law, racial and gender equity, and democracy for an in-depth exploration of the evolving landscape of administrative law scholarship and practice. We are at a critical moment where questions of administration,…

Open Course: What To Do About the Courts

01/30/2024 Zoom
The Law and Political Economy Project  and the People’s Parity Project are teaming up to offer an open course/reading group on the urgent question of what to do about the courts in our current political moment. Every day the judiciary plays an increasingly dominant role in shaping our political lives–from recent elimination of reproductive rights and affirmative action, to…

The Problem of the Court with Nikolas Bowie

01/30/2024 Zoom
The first session of our 6-part open course/reading group “What To Do About The Courts,” cohosted with the People’s Parity Project, will take place on January 30th at 8pm ET/ 5pm PT. This session will be lead by Professor Nikolas Bowie. TOPIC: Over the past few years, the Supreme Court has struck down laws and…