Yale Law LPE Student presents Supreme Court Reform After the Commission

Yale Law LPE Student presents Supreme Court Reform After the Commission

Nov 15, 2021

Zoom

Last year, amid growing calls from liberals and the left for Supreme Court reform, then-candidate Joseph Biden committed to establishing “a national commission—a bipartisan commission—of scholars, constitutional scholars, Democrats, Republicans, liberal, conservative, and I will ask them to, over 180 days, [to] come back to me with recommendations as to how to reform the court system because it’s getting out of…

LPE Mentoring “Office Hours”

LPE Mentoring “Office Hours”

Nov 12, 2021

Zoom

Please join the LPE Project and The Association for the Promotion of Political Economy & the Law (APPEAL) for our informal LPE “Office Hours.” When: Friday Nov. 12, 2021, 4:00 PM -5:00 PM Eastern Time (UTC-5) via Zoom (link will be provided to accepted registrants) Registration & Deadline: Sign up here by 12:00 PM ET on Wed.…

Care as Labor, Care as Infrastructure

Care as Labor, Care as Infrastructure

Nov 08, 2021

Zoom

This first event in a year-long co-sponsored series between the LPE Project and the Global Health Justice Partnership on health, social reproduction, and the crisis of care: “Reimagining the Political Economy of Care.” “Care as Labor, Care as Infrastructure” When the Biden Administration included care in its proposals for new infrastructure spending, it triggered a…

Historicizing the Assault on CRT: The Right vs. Public Education

Historicizing the Assault on CRT: The Right vs. Public Education

Oct 28, 2021

Zoom

This virtual panel will situate the recent attacks on Critical Race Theory (CRT) within the broader context of U.S. political economic development. The panelists will trace the tumultuous struggle for power over public education from Jim and Jane Crow to sexual education and LGTBQ issues to current debates surrounding CRT. Together, they will cast the…

New 2-year Harvard Law LPE Postdoc

New 2-year Harvard Law LPE Postdoc

Oct 27, 2021

Harvard Law School

Postdoctoral Fellowship in Law and Political Economy at Harvard Law School, 2022-2023 The Fellowship 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 political economy. The postdoctoral program is open to graduates of JD programs, or equivalent terminal…

Property Rights Against Democracy: Implications of Cedar Point Nursery

Property Rights Against Democracy: Implications of Cedar Point Nursery

Oct 22, 2021

Zoom

In Cedar Point Nursery v. Hassid, the Supreme Court held that a California state regulation requiring agricultural employers to allow union organizers periodic access to their property for the purposes of union recruitment constituted a per se taking under the Fifth Amendment. The case has the potential to dramatically expand constitutional private property rights for…

How to Vaccinate the World

How to Vaccinate the World

Oct 13, 2021

Zoom

More than three million people across the globe have died of COVID since the Pfizer vaccine was approved.  While the US has enough shots to vaccinate its population three times over, a significant portion of lower-income countries have less than 5% of their residents vaccinated.  Scientists have argued that ensuring more doses abroad may not only save lives,…

“Launching an LPE Student Group”

“Launching an LPE Student Group”

Sep 10, 2021

Zoom

The LPE Project enthusiastically invites anyone interested in starting an LPE group at their law school to please join us via Zoom on Friday, September 10th, 4:00 – 5:00 PM ET!  We will begin the call with a brief introduction to Law and Political Economy: the movement and the method. We will then discuss the…

APPEAL: What Is Capitalism Reading Group

APPEAL: What Is Capitalism Reading Group

Sep 10, 2021

Zoom

The Association for the Promotion of Political Economy & the Law (APPEAL)’s next session of their “What Is Capitalism?” Reading Group will discuss workplace injury and illness, the question of worker’s constitutional rights to protection, and what this shows about the legal underpinnings of capitalism. The sessions will feature Professor Michael Duff (University of Wyoming Law,…

CFP – “Sovereignty, States, and Inclusion”

CFP – “Sovereignty, States, and Inclusion”

Aug 31, 2021

Michigan Journal of Law & Society

Call for Papers Sovereignty, States, and Inclusion Accepting Submissions | June 15–August 31, 2021ABOUT The Michigan Journal of Law & Society (MJLS) is the nation’s first law-school journal to focus on the intersections of law, history, and the social sciences. MJLS is also the nation’s first law-school journal to incorporate law students, PhD students, and…

LPE Monthly Mentoring “Office Hours”

LPE Monthly Mentoring “Office Hours”

Aug 03, 2021

Zoom link will be emailed to accepted registrants

Please Join Us!  Law and Political Economy  Mentoring “Office Hours” When:  Tuesday Aug. 3, 2021, 6:00-7:00p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (UTC-4) via zoom (link will be provided to accepted registrants) Registration & Deadline:  Sign up here by 12p.m. EST on Friday July 30. Space is limited.   Who: We welcome new & aspiring scholars, graduate and professional…

3rd Annual Summer Academy on Law, Money and Technology (University of Manchester)

3rd Annual Summer Academy on Law, Money and Technology (University of Manchester)

Jul 26, 2021

Zoom

26th to 30th July 2021Online Event4:00-5:30pm UK time The 3rd Annual Summer Academy on Law, Money and Technology is hosted by the University of Manchester in coordination with the Association for Promotion of Political Economy and Law (APPEAL), the European Association for Evolutionary Political Economy, and the Finance, Law and Economics Working Group of the…