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.

  • 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....

  • February 7, 2006

    Martha Nussbaum is Ernst Freund Distinguished Service Professor of Law and Ethics at the University of Chicago Law School. This talk was recorded January 31, 2006 as part of the "Chicago's Best Ideas" lecture series. © 2006 The University of Chicago....

  • February 7, 2006

    Stephen Breyer is Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. This talk was recorded on February 7, 2006, as the Ulysses and Marguerite Schwartz Memorial Lectureship at the University of Chicago Law School. © 2006 The University of Chicago....

  • January 31, 2006

    Lior Strahilevitz is Assistant Professor of Law at the University of Chicago Law School. This talk was recorded January 24, 2006, as the annual Ronald Coase Lecture in Law and Economics. © 2006 The University of Chicago.

  • January 14, 2006

    Geoffrey Stone is Harry Kalven, Jr., Distinguished Service Professor of Law at the University of Chicago Law School. This talk was recorded January 12, 2006 as part of the "Chicago's Best Ideas" lecture series. © 2007 The University of Chicago....