beyond neolibralism conference

Democracy Beyond Neoliberalism Conference

Ongoing Event

Zoom & LPE Blog

The “Law & Political Economy: Democracy Beyond Neoliberalism” Conference is part of a deliberate effort to critically transform legal thought. We are coming together in recognition that “the economy” cannot be separated from questions of power, distribution, and democracy. The conference was originally scheduled to meet at Yale Law School in April 2020 (the original conference…

Conference Panel: Critical Theory & Law Reform – Past & Future

Conference Panel: Critical Theory & Law Reform – Past & Future

Apr 22, 2021

Zoom

This panel will explore earlier critical legal theory movements that form the background for LPE today, including critical legal studies (CLS), critical race theory (CRT), and feminist and queer legal theory. CLS distributional analysis borrowed liberally from neo-classical economics, institutional economics and Marxist economics.  Key CLS themes included examining legal background rules as targets for…

Conference Panel: LPE, Inclusion, & Public Law

Conference Panel: LPE, Inclusion, & Public Law

Apr 26, 2021

Zoom

The panelists will engage in a roundtable discussion about the formation of legal, political, and economic units, social reproduction, and the state. What forms of autonomy (or interdependence) are required for true freedom or democracy? What structural barriers constrain solidarity among women (and other people) along lines of class, race, sexuality, ability, religion, age, and…