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 14, 2015

    Chair: Justin Driver, University of Chicago Law School

    Martha Nussbaum, University of Chicago Law School
    "Ambedkar's Constitution: Caste, Religious Minorities, Gender, Sexual Orientation"
    Comments by Madhav Khosla, Harvard University

    James Gathii, Loyola University School...

  • May 14, 2015

    Chair: Sumit Bisarya, International IDEA

    Zaid al-Ali, International IDEA Cairo
    "The Arab Spring Constitutions"
    Comments by Nathan Brown, George Washington University

    Ozal Varol, Lewis and Clark Law School
    "Constitutions that Transition from Military Rule"
    ...

  • May 7, 2015

    A Kreisman Housing Breakfast Series event, co-sponsored by the Energy Policy Institute at Chicago and the Coase-Sandor Institute for Law and Economics.

  • May 5, 2015

    Helen Alvaré is a Professor of Law at George Mason University School of Law, where she teaches Family Law, Law and Religion, and Property Law. She publishes on matters concerning marriage, parenting, non-marital households, and the First Amendment religion clauses.

  • May 5, 2015

     

    Robert Alt is President and Chief Executive Officer of The Buckeye Institute for Public Policy Solutions.

  • May 4, 2015

    With commentary by Professor Ben-Shahar

  • May 4, 2015

    The final panel, in which all panelists and the audience participated, was devoted to a discussion of next steps and prescriptive strategies for addressing the issues explored in the course of the conference.

    Moderator: Emmitt House, Youth/Police Project

    This panel discussion was...

  • May 4, 2015

    Many view strained relations between police and minority youth as difficult if not impossible to change. They see the status quo as intractable. What is the impact of such attitudes? Is there reason to believe that relations can improve? What do constructive youth/police relations look like? How...

  • May 4, 2015

    Why does police accountability matter in this context? How does the knowledge that severe abuses—brutality, sexual assault, false arrest, even death—have gone unpunished inform and shape encounters between youth and police? What are the costs and harms of the absence of accountability? How does...

  • May 4, 2015

    Every day we put police officers in what often feels like an impossible situation: Get gangs, guns, and drugs off our streets. Keep us safe from violence. At the same time, there is widespread criticism of the practice of stopping and searching Black youth as a crime-fighting tactic. How do...