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.

  • October 13, 2011

    Nicholas Wolterstorff is Noah Porter Professor of Philosophical Theology Emeritus at Yale University and Senior Fellow at the Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture at the University of Virginia. This event was recorded on October 12, 2011 and sponsored by the...

  • October 6, 2011

    Ponzi schemes come in many sizes. The colossal fraud engineered by Bernard Madoff is an occasion to rethink the legal rules and remedies associated with such episodes. But then there are smaller Ponzi-like schemes, such as fraud in law school admissions, and the question of whether law does...

  • September 22, 2011

    This panel, sponsored by Law, Inc. and held on April 28, 2011, discussed hot topics in techology policy, law, and innovation.

    Participants included:

  • September 8, 2011

    This panel was recorded May 15, 2010, as part of the conference "Gender, Law, and the British Novel," organized by Martha Nussbaum, Alison LaCroix, and Jane Dailey. Participants included:

  • August 25, 2011

    This panel was recorded April 6, 2011, as part of the China and International Law Symposium sponsored by the Confucius Institute and the University of Chicago Law School.

  • August 18, 2011

    The University of Chicago Student Animal Legal Defense Fund proudly presents the 3rd Annual Animal Law Week, generously supported by The McCormick Companions' Fund.  On Thursday, April 14th, 2011, Sandy DeLisle presented "A Primer on Humane Education and Dogfighting."  Ms.

  • August 11, 2011

    This Fulton Lecture in Legal History, recorded May 5, 2011, draws from Professor Hartog's forthcoming book, Someday All This Will Be Yours: A History of Inheritance and Old Age. It uses transcripts from a series of late nineteenth and early twentieth century New Jersey cases to...

  • August 5, 2011

    This panel of Chicago attorneys from the Black Women Lawyer's Association was recorded on April 14, 2011, and sponsored bt the Black Law Students Association. Participants included:

    • Mary Melchor
    • Ngozi C. Okorafor
    • Josie Gough
    • Jamila Covington 
    • ...
  • July 28, 2011

    The 2011 Dewey Lecture in Law and Philosophy entitled "Democracy v. Citizens United?," was presented on April 20, 2011, by Joshua Cohen, the Marta Sutton Weeks Professor of Ethics in Society and Professor of...

  • July 25, 2011

    The University of Chicago Student Animal Legal Defense Fund proudly presents the 3rd Annual Animal Law Week, generously supported by The McCormick Companions' Fund.  On Tuesday, April 12th, Daniel Hauff discussed: "Undercover Investigations: Animal Agribusiness and the Law."  Mr....