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[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…

Live to See the Day with Nikhil Goyal and Samuel Moyn

01/23/2024 Yale Law School (SLB Rm 120) + Zoom
Please Join the LPE Project on Tuesday, January 23rd at 12:10 – 1:10 PM for a lunch talk with sociologist, advocate, and policymaker Nikhil Goyal. Dr. Goyal will be in conversation with Professor Samuel Moyn (Chancellor Kent Professor of Law and History at Yale University) to discuss his latest work, Live to See the Day:…

SGEL Conference: Gender & Race in Law & Political Economy

12/07/2023 Zoom
The Sustainable Global Economic Law (SGEL) center at the University of Amsterdam is holding an interdisciplinary event on December 7th (9am CET/ 8am GMT) to explore how gender and race relate to law and political economy in comparative transnational contexts, centering on European perspectives and legacies. Speakers will address this overarching theme in connection to…

LPE NYC: Night School on the Law & Political Economy of Housing

11/30/2023 The New School & Zoom
‘Law and Political Economy of Housing’ is the second session of the New School’s LPE Night School. It is a conversation between Brian Highsmith (Harvard Law School) and Robert Robinson (Partners for Dignity and Rights), moderated by Raúl Carrillo (Columbia Law School), on the role of law in creating New York’s epic housing crisis and how it builds or undermines the opportunities…

Your Money or Your Life: Debt Collection in American Medicine with Luke Messac

11/29/2023 Hope 216 Lecture Hall (315 Cedar St) + Zoom
The LPE Project, the Global Health Justice Partnership, and the Program for the Humanities in Medicine, met on Wednesday, November 29th at 4:00-5:30 PM ET for the Book Launch of Your Money or Your Life: Debt Collection in American Medicine (Oxford University Press, 2023) with Dr. Luke Messac, an emergency physician and historian, and an…