April 9, 2021
4:00 pm - 5:15 pm, Eastern Time
Law, Money & Banking
Joined by the insight that the "the economy" cannot be separated from questions of power, distribution, and democracy, a growing group of legal scholars has begun to center questions of law and political economy ("LPE") as part of a critical transformation in legal thought. LPE frameworks highlight law's role in the perpetuation of racial and gender injustice, the devaluation of social and ecological reproduction, and the violence of the carceral state under capitalism. The LPE approach also explores concrete legal reforms designed to move beyond neoliberalism and toward a genuinely responsive, egalitarian democracy, with critical attention to the need for power and movement-building as part of any such transformation.
ACS is pleased to partner with the LPE Project in hosting an online course introducing students to LPE analysis. Join us for the second of two conversations:
Lev Menand, Academic Fellow, Lecturer in Law, and Postdoctoral Research Scholar, Columbia Law School
With Commentary From:
Amy Kapczynski, Professor of Law, Yale Law School
Ganesh Sitaraman, Professor of Law, Vanderbilt Law School
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