The Law & Economics Center is comprised of five distinct divisions and one new initiative:
Mason 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 scientific method. The LEC has been offering programs for judges since 1976.
The Henry G. Manne Program on Law & Economics Studies promotes law and economics scholarship by funding faculty research and hosting policy-relevant research roundtables and academic conferences.
The Searle Civil Justice Institute is a public policy institute devoted to producing timely, analytically rigorous and balanced research on important civil justice issues confronting our free enterprise system.
Mason Attorneys General Education Program offers courses that provide a broad-based understanding of economics and public policy issues to state attorneys general and their staff attorneys.
Congressional Civil Justice Caucus Academy organizes rigorous, balanced education programs on a range of civil justice issues for the benefit of the general public and members of the US Congress and their staff.
The LEC launched the Initiative for Energy and the Environment in July 2013. The Initiative for Energy and the Environment offers a variety of activities, taking full advantage of the LEC’s established programs for judges, AGs, congressional staff, professors, and the public policy community at large.