Luke Herrine is the Managing Editor of the Law and Political Economy Blog and a PhD Candidate at Yale Law School. He is currently at work on two main projects. One focuses on the history and political economy of consumer protection law in the United States. The other involves laying some theoretical groundwork for post-neoliberal forms of legal analysis by synthesizing work from institutionalist traditions of social research and pragmatic traditions of moral theorizing that have largely been ignored in fields dominated by “law and economics.”
His past work has explored the political economy of higher education finance in the United States, the inequality-reinforcing dynamics of credit reporting, and the private dispute resolution system that credit card companies operate. Much of this research grows out of Luke’s experience as Legal Director of the Debt Collective, in which he helped to develop strategies for debtors to engage in collective resistance. Before coming to Yale, Luke clerked for the Honorable Rosemary S. Pooler on the Second Circuit Court of Appeals. He was also a Legal Research Fellow at the NYU Furman Center. His JD is from NYU School of Law.