The mission of the Law & Economics Center is to serve as a nexus for academic research and education that focuses on the timely and relevant economic analysis of legal and public policy issues confronting policymakers nationwide. Learn more.
Law & Economics Center Divisions
The Law & Economics Center is comprised of six divisions:
The Judicial Education Program is the nation’s preeminent provider of high-quality, balanced judicial education seminars and conferences that focus on economics, finance, accounting, statistics, and the scientific method.
The Henry G. Manne Program in Law & Economics Studies promotes law and economics scholarship by funding faculty research and hosting policy-relevant research roundtables and academic conferences.
The Attorneys General Education Program offers courses that provide broad-based understanding of economic and public policy issues to state attorneys general and their staff lawyers.
The Congressional Civil Justice Academy provides balanced educational programs on a range of civil litigation issues for the benefit of Members of the U.S. Congress, their staff, and their constituents.
The Program on Economics & Privacy produces timely and original economic analyses of the privacy, data security, competition, and consumer protection issues intrinsic to the modern, digital economy, and introduces this analysis into public policy discussions by generating education programs and hosting forums in which scholars, thought leaders, and policymakers can share research and insights.
The Tribal Law & Economics Program (TLEP) offers law and economics education to provide tribal leaders, judges, and academics with effective tools to aid them in their efforts toward self-governance, commission rigorous research to provide data needed in support of those efforts, and create a clinic staffed by law students and guided by law faculty to offer legal assistance to the tribes.