Audio Archives

From intimate lunchtime talks by our world-renowned faculty to academic conferences curated by student organizations, the Law School is continually host to some of the most groundbreaking ideas in the legal academy and beyond. Since 2005, the Law School has been committed to sharing these ideas with not only our campus community but with the world at large by making available free audio recordings of selected events. Please use the filters below to find a recording that might interest you, or use the page links at the bottom to browse through the list at your leisure.

  • June 14, 2006

    Al Alschuler is Julius Kreeger Professor of Law and Criminology Emeritus at the University of Chicago Law School. This talk was recorded June 5, 2006, as part of the Law School's annual Emeritus Luncheon. © 2006 The University of Chicago....

  • June 4, 2006

    Richard Painter was Special Assistant to the President and Associate White House Counsel from 2005-2007, as well as S. Walter Richey Professorship in Corporate Law at the University of Minnesota Law School. This Maurice and Muriel Fulton Lecture in Legal History was recorded on May 11, 2006.

  • May 26, 2006

    Tracey Meares was Max Pam Professor of Law and Director, Center for Studies in Criminal Justice at the University of Chicago Law School. This talk was recorded on May 10, 2006, as part of the "Chicago's Best Ideas" lecture series. © 2006 The University of Chicago....

  • May 11, 2006

    Richard Painter, Special Assistant to the President and Associate White House Counsel, delivered the 2006 Maurice and Muriel Fulton Lecture in Legal History on May 11, 2006.

  • May 8, 2006

    Geoffrey Stone is Harry Kalven, Jr., Distinguished Service Professor of Law at the University of Chicago Law School. This talk was recorded May 5, 2006 as part of the Law School's annual Reunion Weekend. © 2006 The University of Chicago....

  • April 14, 2006

    Richard Rorty (1931-2007) was Professor Emeritus of Comparative Literature and Philosophy at Stanford University. This talk was recorded April 10, 2006 as the annual Dewey Lecture in Law and Philosophy. © 2006 The University of Chicago

  • April 10, 2006

    Bernard Harcourt is Julius Kreeger Professor of Law and Criminology, Faculty Director of Academic Affairs, and Director of the Center for Studies in Criminal Justice at the University of Chicago Law School. This talk was recorded April 5, 2006 as part of the "Chicago's Best Ideas" lecture series...

  • March 29, 2006

    Richard Posner is a judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit and Senior Lecturer in Law at the University of Chicago Law School. Geoffrey Stone is Harry Kalven, Jr., Distinguished Service Professor of Law at the University of Chicago Law School.

  • February 22, 2006

    Douglas Baird is Harry A. Bigelow Distinguished Service Professor of Law at the University of Chicago Law School. This talk, which examines the ideas on the nature of the firm that won Ronald Coase a Nobel Prize, was recorded February 7, 2006 as part of the "Chicago's Best Ideas" lecture series...

  • February 14, 2006

    Stephen Breyer is Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. This talk was recorded at an informal lunchtime gathering with University of Chicago Law School students on February 8, 2006. © 2006 The University of Chicago....