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Tech and Taxis: Deregulation via Disruption

11/10/2023 Zoom
On Friday, November 10th, at 4pm ET the LPE Project held a panel discussion on “Tech and Taxis: Deregulation via Disruption.” How did Uber, Lyft, and other “rideshare” companies take over the taxi industry? And what have been the consequences for workers, customers, and urban infrastructure? Two leading scholars in the field of rideshare and…

Why Public Interest Students Should Study Banking & Financial Regulation with Saule Omarova

11/10/2023 Yale Law School (Rm 122) + Zoom
On Friday, November 10th, at 12:10 ET the LPE Project held a lunch talk featuring Professor Saule Omarova, the Beth and Marc Goldberg Professor of Law at Cornell Law School. Law students interested in public interest careers—or in practicing in areas other than traditional business and corporate law—often skip courses on banking, securities regulation, or…

LPE in New Haven – Happy Hour Oct 25th

10/25/2023 116 Crown
Spread the word—it's our first Happy Hour for the broader New Haven community! Join us on the back patio at 116 Crown from 5-7 pm on October 25th, 2023 to mingle with the New Haven-wide LPE community.

The Shadow Docket with Steve Vladeck, Samuel Moyn, and Judith Resnik

10/24/2023 Yale Law School (Rm 127) + Zoom
Please join the LPE Project on Tuesday, October 24th at 12:10 for a lunch talk with legal scholar, Supreme Court expert, and Charles Alan Wright Chair in Federal Courts, Stephen Vladeck about his latest best-selling book, “The Shadow Docket: How the Supreme Court Uses Stealth Rulings to Amass Power and Undermine the Republic.”  In recent…

Heterodox Economics Meets LPE Conference

10/21/2023 The New School
The Association for the Promotion of Political Economy and the Law (APPEAL), John Jay College Economics Department, John Jay College Law and Political Economy Society, and the Economics Department at the New School. The gathering will be held October 21st at The New School (6 East 16th Street, New York, NY). If you would like to attend, please register HERE…


10/20/2023 Journal of Law and Political Economy
The Journal of Law and Political Economy (JLPE) is looking for a part-time person (up to 20 hours per week) to manage the ongoing daily operations of our academic journal. The Journal of Law and Political Economy (JLPE) is an online, open-access, peer-reviewed, multidisciplinary, international journal affiliated with the University of California, Berkeley School of…

Cornell LPE: Legal Issues + Rural Futures

10/19/2023 Zoom
Please join The Cornell Law and Political Economy Collective on October 19th at 6pm for an impassioned and thoughtful conversation with Ann Eisenberg and Daniel T. Lichter about living & working in rural America, and the economic, political, and social decisions that will determine our rural futures.

CFP: ClassCrits Conference at Southwestern Law School

10/15/2023 Southwestern Law School, Los Angeles
ClassCrits invites participants to submit applications to participate in the 14th Annual ClassCrits conference, “Demanding Justice in the Face of Retrenchment” to be held on February 9-10, 2024, at Southwestern Law School in Los Angeles. The specific theme for our 2024 conference centers on demanding justice in the face of a wide-ranging right-wing populism that has…

LPE NYC: The New School’s LPE Night School

10/05/2023 The New School for Social Research
‘Law and Political Economy of Social Change‘ is the inaugural session of the New School’s LPE Night School. It is a conversation between Amy Kapczynski (Yale Law School) and Corinne Blalock (Law and Economy Project), moderated by Sandipto Dasgupta (NSSR) on law’s relationship to social change, and how law structures our political and economic lives. The Night School…

Coöperism: Toward a Theory and Praxis of Cooperation with Bernard Harcourt

09/26/2023 Yale Law School (Rm 129) + Zoom
On Tuesday, September 26 at 12:10pm, the LPE Project held a lunch talk with critical theorist, legal scholar, and lawyer Bernard Harcourt. In conversation with Corinne Blalock, Harcourt discussed his recently published book, Cooperation: A Political, Economic, and Social Theory (Columbia University Press). At a moment of multiple crises, Cooperation highlights the urgency of cooperation…

CFP: Critical Legal Collective: Inaugural Conference

09/15/2023 Duke Law School
The Critical Legal Collective‘s Inaugural Conference will take place at Duke University School of Law on November 10-12, 2023 (applications for participation must be submitted by Sept 15, 2023, form at bottom of page). Organizing for Democracy and Liberation: The Right to Learn, The Right to Teach, the Right to Thrive In 2020, the murder of George…

2 LPE Postdocs at Harvard

09/01/2023 Harvard Law School
LPE@HLS is pleased to announce two exciting opportunities for postdoctoral fellowships beginning in summer 2024! Applications for both fellowships are due September 1, 2023. First, the Academic Fellowship in Law and Political Economy is a two-year, residential postdoctoral program specifically designed to identify, cultivate, and promote promising scholars early in their careers with a primary interest in law and…
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Job Announcement: The Law & Political Economy Project is Hiring!

07/05/2023 N/A
***Deadline Extension: As our Executive Director has recently been out of the office, we are extending the final deadline for applications to Wednesday, July 5, 2023.*** The Law and Political Economy (LPE) Project seeks to hire a Deputy Director. The LPE Project brings together a network of scholars, practitioners, and students working to develop innovative…

Money as a Democratic Medium 2.0

06/15/2023 Harvard Law School, The New Institute, Hamburg Institute for Social Research, and Zoom
Just Money is delighted to announce Money as a Democratic Medium 2.0. The Conference will be held at two sites in order to maximize participation while minimizing carbon impacts: Cambridge, MA (Harvard Law School, June 15-17, 2023) and Hamburg, Germany (the Hamburg Institute for Social Research and The New Institute, June 15-16, 2023).  The Conference is…