CFP: JCRED Special Issue on Racial Capitalism

CFP: JCRED Special Issue on Racial Capitalism

Oct 01, 2020

As a journal dedicated to social, racial, and economic justice, the Journal of Civil Rights & Economic Development (JCRED) is soliciting articles for Racial Capitalism, an Elaboration in Legal Scholarship, our forthcoming symposium issue. This issue will explore the legal dimensions of our capitalist political economy and its systemically racist nature.

LPE Society’s People Over Courts: How to Beat an Extremist 6-3 Majority

LPE Society’s People Over Courts: How to Beat an Extremist 6-3 Majority

Oct 01, 2020

Zoom

The Law and Political Economy Society (www.lpesoc.org) at Berkeley is a student-run organization dedicated to fostering interest and discussion in LPE, offering a community through which students and practitioners can build creative thinking, dissent, and systemic critique into their study and practice. In the wake of Justice Ginsburg’s sad and untimely death, we must unfortunately…

Emerging Scholars Happy Hour & Mentoring Session

Emerging Scholars Happy Hour & Mentoring Session

Oct 09, 2020

Zoom

The LPE Project is delighted to co-sponsor APPEAL‘s Emerging Scholars Happy Hour & Mentoring Sessions. We welcomes students, postdocs, and other emerging scholars interested in law and political economy to join an informal online gathering to explore career interests and strategies. Senior scholars are also invited to join us to share their insights and advice.  Rather than…

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Data and Democracy

Oct 15-16, 2020

Webinar

Organized by the Knight First Amendment Institute and co-sponsored by the Law and Political Economy Project, this symposium will focus on three areas that are both central to democratic governance and directly affected by advancing technologies and ever-increasing data collection: 1) public opinion formation and access to information; 2) the formation and exercise of public power; and 3) the political economy of data.

Introducing the Journal of Law and Political Economy

Introducing the Journal of Law and Political Economy

Oct 16, 2020

Zoom

A roundtable discussion featuring members of the Editorial Board of the new peer-reviewed journal, the Journal of Law and Political Economy, and short presentations by some of the authors appearing in Volume 1, Issue 1. This roundtable discussion will introduce the newest addition to the Law and Political Economy ecosystem—the Journal of Law and Political Economy. A…