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Episode 135: Alexandria

Internet, technology, and property scholar James Grimmelmann joins us to discuss, among other things, the fight over...

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Episode 134: Crossover

It’s finally here, the one where we talk with the hosts of the world-famous First Mondays podcast, Ian Samuel and Dan...

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Episode 133: Too Many Darn Radio Buttons

By listening to this podcast YOU AGREE to arbitrate all disputes in Florida and to forego class actions and...

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Episode 132: The Soul of Music

What is music? With IP scholar Joe Fishman, we talk about music to work by, whether being unable to imagine doing...

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Episode 131: Because of Sex

Friend of the show and treasured guest Anthony Kreis returns to talk about important recent developments in legal...

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Episode 130: Simian Mentation

Joe and Christian discuss submarine statutes, the essence of decisionmaking, and the problems of complexity and...

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Episode 129: All My Cussin'

We dig into the mailbag and discuss legal foundations, grammar, the Establishment Clause, LaTex, OralArgCon, and...

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Episode 128: Federalism-palooza

We talk with federalism scholar Jessica Bulman-Pozen about how things get done in an age of partisan polarization....

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Episode 127: I Own My Fist

When people say they can do whatever they want with their property, what do they mean? With Christopher Newman, we go...

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Episode 126: Permanently Banned

We continue our discussion of the rights of non-citizens, this time with immigration scholar and award-winning fiddle...

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Episode 125: The Elephant

Steve Vladeck returns to the show to talk with us about Due Process and immigration, Trump’s Executive Order on...

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Episode 124: Sung Hero

Just Christian and Joe talking a little about the outrageous first week of the new administration (refugees,...

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Episode 123: Cruising Altitude

Mike Madison is back to talk with us about knowledge commons, institutions, open-source software, citizen science,...

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Episode 122: Choose Your Own Adventure

Jeremy Sheff joins us to discuss a successful project to create a free and open Property Law casebook. Students of...

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Episode 121: 90,000 Local Governments

Home for the holidays, back in Oral Argument World Headquarters, with property, land use, and local government law...

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Episode 120: Unbound

In our remote recording location and with returning election-law expert Lori Ringhand, we talk about the election....

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Episode 119: Consistently Inconsistent

In an alternate studio, with alternate equipment and chairs, striving to get back in the groove, blowing out the...

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Episode 118: Harmonization Costs

And now for something completely different. Not being up to talking again about current events, we have a great chat...

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Episode 117: Coarsening

The election. And then viewer mail on media for scholarship and ideas, suspense and emotional salience in judicial...

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Episode 116: Co-Authorial Privilege

We’ve been asking for a true originalist to take us to the woodshed for all our prior doubts and dismissiveness of...

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