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…

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 Aziz Rana and Robert Hockett.  For further information, please contact Conor Bednarski at [email protected] 

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…

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 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 the…

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…

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…

Stanford LPE

Stanford LPE

The SLS Law and Political Economy (LPE) group is part of the larger LPE movement, which is a network of scholars, practitioners, and students advancing a legal paradigm rooted in the reality that politics and economics cannot be separated–and that the law is vital in shaping both. LPE centers questions of political economy to confront…

The LPE Society at Berkeley

The LPE Society at Berkeley

Berkeley Law

Law students, even at Berkeley Law, do not often see themselves as the eventual inheritors of power. We believe that law students must appreciate the ways in which the profession they are about to enter structures society and contributes to substantive inequality. The Law and Political Economy Society (LPE Soc) at Berkeley offers a community…

University of Victoria LPE Society

University of Victoria LPE Society

The University of Victoria Law and Political Economy Society (UVic LPE), founded in Fall 2021, is the first LPE student group in Canada. We believe that the LPE Project’s critical diagnosis of contemporary legal thought is not confined to the American experience but exposes a common set of fundamental theoretical and practical problems shared by…

Yale Law LPE Student Group

Yale Law LPE Student Group

Yale University

The LPE student group at Yale Law School is part of a growing movement in law to expose how legal rules concentrate economic and political power among dominant social groups. We reject the divide between private and public law, and the idea of a natural, self-regulating, neutral market. Instead, we seek to center questions of…