Boston College Beyond Doctrine

Boston College Beyond Doctrine

Boston College Law

The Boston College Law and Political Economy Group is a newly formed student organization committed to cultivating intellectual and ethical engagement with issues of inequality, democratic governance, and social inclusion. Bringing a critical lens to legal pedagogy, scholarship, and practice, BC LPE hopes to bring together all interested community members to strengthen the school’s curricular…

Brooklyn LPE Collective

Brooklyn LPE Collective

The Brooklyn Law and Political Economy Collective seeks to challenge legal pedagogical boundaries by breaking down the divide between law in the private and law in the public spheres in the interest of social justice, including economic, racial, gender, environmental justice. We examine how law shapes and upholds systems of power and we promote scholarship,…

Columbia LPE Society

Columbia LPE Society

The Columbia Law and Political Economy Society is the Law School’s student-led chapter of the national Law and Political Economy Project (LPE Project), dedicated to bringing together a network of scholars, practitioners, and students to develop innovative intellectual, pedagogical, and political interventions to advance the study and practice of the law. We are an intellectual and…

Cornell LPE Collective

Cornell LPE Collective

Cornell Law

The Cornell Law and Political Economy Collective was founded in 2019.  Since then, the Collective has focused on progressive educational projects, including forming an internal reading group at Cornell, and fostering members’ independent writing.  The Collective is advised by Professor Deborah Dinner. For further information, please contact Malcolm Drenttel (md972@cornell.edu) and Leo Ray (lwr26@cornell.edu).

CUNY LPE

CUNY LPE

The CUNY Law and Political Economy Collective (CUNY LPE) is a student-led group dedicated to the subordination of law and legal practice to the project of building working-class power and liberation. CUNY LPE seeks to demystify the law, recognize and interrogate its role in and relationship to political power, and connect it to our everyday…

Gujarat National Law University

Gujarat National Law University

The LPE Group at the Gujarat National Law University endeavors to create a space where we engage and challenge the law, informed by our location in the Global South. Our socio-political and economic climate significantly impacts how the law interacts with society. We intend to critically examine the law’s role in creating and sustaining institutions…

Harvard LPE Association

Harvard LPE Association

Harvard University

The Harvard Law School Political Economy Association is a student organization run by JD, LL.M. and SJD students at Harvard Law School. The organization allies with the work of the broader law & political economy movement to deepen engagement with questions of social inequality and political economy at Harvard Law School. The Harvard group first…

John Jay LPE

John Jay LPE

John Jay LPE is an organization run by students at John Jay College’s Graduate Program in Economics. By bringing heterodox economics into conversation with legal and political analysis, John Jay LPE seeks to advance justice through critical and innovative perspectives on markets and power. As part of New York’s growing LPE community, John Jay LPE…

LPE at Georgetown

LPE at Georgetown

Georgetown Law Center

Law & Political Economy at Georgetown (LPEG) is a community of Georgetown Law students and faculty exploring how the law shapes and is shaped by systems of political and economic power.  As the primary nexus for law and political economy at Georgetown, LPEG exists to serve students and faculty interested in engaging with LPE scholarship…

LPE at Willamette

LPE at Willamette

Law and Political Economy at Willamette is dedicated to advancing the study of Law and Political Economy, a legal movement that aims to transform legal scholarship and pedagogy by centering issues of economic power, racial and gender subordination, and meaningful democratic inclusion. To that end, this student group shall create opportunities for the law school…

LPE At-Large (U.S.)

LPE At-Large (U.S.)

The Law and Political Economy Project At-Large Group was created to give law students a chance to engage with the LPE Project and its ideas for those who lack a group at their school. We are comprised of law students from across the country, who meet and discuss topics relevant to our legal education and…

LPE Jindal

LPE Jindal

The LPE group at Jindal Global Law School is a community of like-minded individuals who hope to enable critical discussions and navigate the Indian legal and political landscape and make it more accessible through our curriculum. Being the first-of-its-kind in India, this chapter aims to engage with the broader movement by formulating an inclusive and…

LPE Loyola

LPE Loyola

LPE Loyola was founded in 2022 to foster critical discussions on the dialogical relationship between political and economic power structures and the law. Through speaker events, symposia, a reading group, and other offerings, we aim to contribute to the growing movement of progressive practitioners, law students and scholars known as LPE and to make our…

LPE McGill

LPE McGill

LPE McGill is part of a broader LPE movement that takes a critical approach to analyzing the law’s role in structuring the political economy. In our inaugural year, our chapter aims to explore the shape and potential of LPE scholarship in the Canadian context through events series, collaborative research, and discussion groups. For more information,…

LPE Society at Case Western Reserve University

LPE Society at Case Western Reserve University

The Law and Political Economy Society (LPES) at CWRU is an education and advocacy organization concerned with the relationship between legal systems and neoliberal capitalism. LPES believes the free-market ideology embedded in the prevailing legal doctrine unjustly benefits dominant social groups to the detriment of democratic values and the people at large. In an effort…

Miami Alternative Legal Theories Reading Group

Miami Alternative Legal Theories Reading Group

University of Miami

At Miami, we were particularly interested in adding LPE and critical legal theory courses to the curricular offerings at our school. Miami Law provides some institutional support for public interest—such as a center that connects students with pro bono opportunities, provides public interest scholarships and summer stipends, and oversees a student-run board to manage on-campus…

Michigan LPE

Michigan LPE

Michigan Law and Political Economy is dedicated to advancing the study of Law and Political Economy, a legal movement that aims to transform legal scholarship and pedagogy by centering issues of economic power, racial and gender subordination, and meaningful democratic inclusion. To that end, we aim to create opportunities for the law school community to…

New School LPE

New School LPE

The NSSR LPE is a student-led organization out of The New School of Social Research, Department of Economics. Our focus critically examines political economy as it relates to the law. The law can either maintain or contest power.  We repudiate the proposition of “the free market” and all other neoliberal myths. Capitalism is not a…

NYU LPE Association

NYU LPE Association

NYU Law

NYU law students are increasingly realizing that economic justice is inextricable from the broader justice we seek and that such justice is unattainable unless we first come to terms with the ways in which the law shapes and, in turn, is shaped by systems of political and economic power. Yet, while many members of the…

Oxford LPE

Oxford LPE

Oxford University

In response to a growing global research community, the Oxford Law & Political Economy Discussion Group seeks to establish a platform for LPE issues of relevance to the academic community at the University of Oxford.  The Group seeks to encourage discussion across legal disciplines, exploring critical legal perspectives within a legal realist framework to analyse developments in legal scholarship…

Penn Law Students for A Democratic Society (LSDS)

Penn Law Students for A Democratic Society (LSDS)

Penn Law

Law Students for a Democratic Society (LSDS) is a group of students at Penn Law that advances a program of critical inquiry and political dissent in response to the entrenchment of racism, economic exploitation, and other anti-democratic elements of the American legal system. We cultivate politically conscious lawyering through a legal and intellectual framework that supplants obsession with…