Reviving Progressive Constitutional Political Economy Conference at Georgetown Law Center

Reviving Progressive Constitutional Political Economy Conference at Georgetown Law Center

Nov 18, 2022

Georgetown Law Center

The American Constitution Society in conjunction with the Hewlett Foundation and the Law and Political Economy Project is hosting a conference on Friday, November 18th. For most of our history, when Americans argued and fought about how to organize our political economy—the role of government, the extent and reach of redistribution, the tension between democracy…

YALE LPE: The Law & Political Economy of Central Banking with Saule Omarova

YALE LPE: The Law & Political Economy of Central Banking with Saule Omarova

Nov 03, 2022

Yale Law School, SLB 122

Please join the Yale Program in Law and Political Economy and YLS LPE Student Group for an in-person event November 3 at 12:10pm (RSVP req’d) with Professor Saule Omarova. Professor Omarova will offer an introduction to the “Law and Political Economy of Central Banking,” with a focus on the U.S. Federal Reserve system. The talk…

LPE Mentoring “Office Hours”

LPE Mentoring “Office Hours”

Oct 28, 2022

Zoom

Please join the LPE Project and APPEAL for our next informal mentoring session! When: Friday October 28, 2022. 4:00 – 5:00pm EDT, (UTC-4) via Zoom (link will be provided to accepted registrants) Registration & Deadline: Please sign up here by Tuesday, October 25 at 12PM ET. Space is limited!  Who: We welcome law students and graduate…

Conference on African Economic and Monetary Sovereignty

Conference on African Economic and Monetary Sovereignty

Oct 25, 2022

Zoom / Museum of Black Civilizations, Dakar, Senegal

“Facing the socio-ecological crisis: Delinking and the question of Global Reparations” This is the second conference hosted by the African Economic and Monetary Sovereignty Initiative, a group of scholar-activists from Africa, Europe, and the U.S. who have begun tackling the question of economic and political self-determination on the African continent with a focus on the…

The Future of Worker Power: Labor Organizing and Labor Law at a Crossroads

The Future of Worker Power: Labor Organizing and Labor Law at a Crossroads

Oct 18, 2022

Zoom (link to be provided) and Yale Law School (SLB 127)

What is the future of worker power in the US? On the one hand, the last several decades have been characterized by declining labor power and legal retrenchment. Private sector union membership is at an all-time low, and the Supreme Court recently dealt a major blow to public sector unions. “Right to work” laws, and…

Harvard LPE

Harvard LPE Event: “Thinking like an (LPE) Lawyer: Property Law” with Yochai Benkler

Oct 17, 2022

Zoom

How does the doctrine we learn in law school actually shape the cities and neighborhoods we live in? And how do power and social relationships fit into the picture? Join the Harvard Law and Political Economy Association as we address these questions starting at square one with the 1L curriculum. Prof. Yochai Benkler will use specific doctrines…

Fall 2022 Gruber Distinguished Lecture in Women’s Rights: Sara Nelson

Fall 2022 Gruber Distinguished Lecture in Women’s Rights: Sara Nelson

Oct 17, 2022

Yale Law School - Sterling Law Building - Room 129 (Livestream link to follow)

The Fall 2022 Gruber Distinguished Lecture will be held in person on October 17, 2022 at 4:30 PM with Sara Nelson. The faculty host will be Yale Law Professor Amy Kapczynski, Faculty Director of the LPE Project. Sara Nelson has served as the International President of the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA, AFL-CIO since 2014, and…

LPE Loyola Presents: Economic Justice Speaker Series

LPE Loyola Presents: Economic Justice Speaker Series

Oct 12, 2022

Loyola Law School; Zoom

Please join LPE Loyola for a double header featuring talks by interdisciplinary political philosopher Dr. Nimi Wariboko (Walter G. Muelder Professor of Social Ethics at Boston University) and MMT policy expert Rohan Grey (Assistant Professor of Law, Willamette University).   Dr. Nimi Wariboko — “The Inevitability of Injustice in Modern Capitalist Economies: How to Think it, Resist…

Antimonopoly in a New Political Economy

Antimonopoly in a New Political Economy

Oct 12, 2022

Zoom

Join us for what promises to be a fantastic conversation between Professor Sanjukta Paul (University of Michigan Law School) and Tim Wu, White House Special Assistant to the President, co-hosted with the Economic Security Project. The event will be moderated by Edward Ongweso Jr. (Motherboard). With unprecedented alignment across government to tackle concentrated private power,…

YALE LPE: “Identity Crisis: Race (and Class) in the Twilight of the Civil Rights Consensus” with Guy-Uriel Charles

YALE LPE: “Identity Crisis: Race (and Class) in the Twilight of the Civil Rights Consensus” with Guy-Uriel Charles

Oct 06, 2022

Yale Law School - Sterling Law Building Room 122

Please join the Yale Program in Law and Political Economy and YLS LPE Student Group for an in-person event October 6 at 12:10pm (RSVP req’d) with Professor Guy-Uriel Charles (Harvard Law School). Professor Charles will be discussing a work in progress, titled “Identity Crisis: Race (and Class) in the Twilight of the Civil Rights Consensus.”…