Since its launch three years ago, Yale Environment 360 has emerged as a leading online environmental magazine. 360's long-term goal is to play a significant role in informing and engaging citizens on the environment. Its articles address the current state of scientific research on climate change, the future of clean energy, and corporate environmental stewardship. We are tying off this grant because the Environmental Program's strategy is focused on targeted policy work and not more general communications on environmental issues.
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for the Law and Political Economy Project at Yale Law School
Legal scholarship and practice have been central to neoliberalism’s success as both a conceptual paradigm and a political and economic practice. While neoliberalism is most commonly associated with economics and the social sciences — particularly among thinkers such as Friedrich Hayek and Milton Friedman — it is through the co-opting of legal scholarship, doctrine, and practice that neoliberal concepts have had their most far-reaching effects. Law and Political Economy (LPE), an emerging approach in legal scholarship and pedagogy, is the defining response to neoliberalism in the current legal academy. The work funded through this grant has been focused on advancing this approach. Its objective is to develop LPE into a wide-ranging shift that will change the way law is studied and taught, the public discussion of legal and political institutions and power, and law’s role in policymaking and political mobilization.