Disrupting Doctrine at Penn Law

Disrupting Doctrine at Penn Law

This post continues our series featuring efforts to organize LPE student groups at several law schools. You can read the rest of the posts here. Why do people who believe in a more just, egalitarian society go to law school? Some of us hope to learn how the law can be used to disrupt the status…

LPE Society at Berkeley Law

LPE Society at Berkeley Law

This post continues our series featuring efforts to organize LPE student groups at several law schools. You can read the rest of the posts here. Berkeley holds a unique place in the public imagination as the home of the Free Speech Movement and the People’s Park protests, as Earl Warren’s alma mater, and as a reliable…

LPE: A Rising Tide at Miami Law?

LPE: A Rising Tide at Miami Law?

This post continues our series featuring efforts to organize LPE student groups at several law schools. You can read the rest of the posts here. Our introduction to Law & Political Economy came during the February 2019 Rebellious Lawyering Conference (“RebLaw”) at Yale Law School. The Miami Law chapter of the National Lawyers Guild sent six…

Challenging Legal Education Through Student Activism at HLS

Challenging Legal Education Through Student Activism at HLS

This post continues our series featuring efforts to organize LPE student groups at several law schools. You can read the rest of the posts here. At Harvard, institutional spaces for students to think about topics of law and justice remain limited, especially during the first year of law school when we are pummeled with work. While…

LPE Student Organizing at YLS

LPE Student Organizing at YLS

Over the past year, student organizing has become an important part of the Law and Political Economy Project. This week we’re highlighting the work of several LPE student chapters. We hope that by amplifying their work—the impetus behind the student network, the successes and challenges of different chapters, and the community that students are building…