The University of Chicago Law School Faculty Podca

The University of Chicago Law School Faculty Podca

Supreme Court Preview 2020: Highlights and Perspectives

On the first Monday in October, the Supreme Court session opens. Each fall, the University of Chicago Law School...

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M. Todd Henderson, "The Trust Revolution: How the Digitization of Trust Will Revolutionize..."

"The Trust Revolution: How the Digitization of Trust Will Revolutionize Business & Government" In this CBI,...

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Seyla Benhabib, "The End of the 1951 Refugee Convention?"

The 1951 Refugee Convention and its 1967 Protocol are among the most important human rights documents of the post-WW...

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Joan Biskupic, "Chief Justice John Roberts: Defining the Supreme Court..."

"Chief Justice John Roberts: Defining the Supreme Court as its Leader and at the Center" Joan Biskupic is a...

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Saul Levmore, "Addictive Law"

One of Chicago’s Best Ideas was the Coase Theorem, which reminds us daily that people can bargain around law or even...

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William Baude and Anthony J. Casey, "Supreme Court Preview 2019: Highlights and Perspectives"

On the first Monday in October, the Supreme Court session opens. Each fall, the University of Chicago Law School...

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Law in the Era of #MeToo: A Conversation with Valerie Jarrett

This keynote for the 2018 Legal Forum Symposium was recorded on November 2, 2018. Valerie B. Jarrett is a...

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Saul Levmore, "If the Common Law was Efficient, Why Did It Decline?"

One of the University of Chicago Law School’s best known ideas or outputs over the last fifty years is that the...

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Justin Driver, "The Future of the Supreme Court: The Constitution of Public Schools"

Supreme Court decisions affecting the constitutional rights of students in the nation's public schools have...

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M. Todd Henderson, "Lawyer CEOs"

Does legal education matter? In this lecture, Professor Todd Henderson presents some data on this question, using the...

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David Bowman, "Alternative Reference Rates: SOFR, LIBOR, and Issues for Transitions"

The choice of new benchmark interest rate should be of special importance to practitioners as well as academics that...

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John G. Malcolm, "Current Topics in Criminal Justice Reform"

With commentary by Professor Jonathan Masur John G. Malcolm oversees The Heritage Foundation’s work to increase...

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Mary Anne Case, "Cultivating an Incest Taboo in the Workplace"

The idea that workplaces could benefit from an incest taboo is not one of Chicago’s best, but one of Margaret Mead’s....

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Jonathan S. Masur, "The Behavioral Law & Economics of Happiness"

A central question in law and economics is how people will behave in the presence of legal rules. An essential part...

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Lior Jacob Strahilevitz, “Interpreting Contracts via Surveys and Experiments”

Interpreting the language of contracts is the most common and least satisfactory task courts perform in contract...

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Henry Shue, "Gambling with Their Climate: Future Generations, Negative Emissions, & Risk Transfers"

This lecture defends three main theses: (I) that all decisions about the degree of ambition for emissions mitigation...

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Supreme Court Preview 2017: Highlights and Perspectives

On the first Monday in October, the Supreme Court session opens. Professors Adam Chilton, Aziz Huq, and Daniel Hemel...

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Aaron Nielson, "The Past and Future of Deference: From Justice Scalia to Justice Gorsuch"

With commentary by Professor Daniel Hemel Professor Nielson is a law professor at Brigham Young University and...

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To POE or Not to POE: The Proper Evidentiary Standard for Campus Sexual Misconduct (A Debate)

Featuring Professors Nancy Chi Cantalupo, Katharine Baker, Daniel Hemel, and Richard Epstein. Moderated by Professor...

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Gillian Thomas, "Title VII and Women in the Workplace"

Gillian Thomas, staff attorney at the ACLU Women's Rights Project, will discuss issues in her recently-published...

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