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.

  • November 9, 2007

    Mark Heyrman is Clinical Professor of Law at the University of Chicago Law School. This talk was recorded on November 6, 2007 as part of the Chicago's Best Ideas Series. © 2007 The University of Chicago Law School. "In the 1970's most states tightened their standards for involuntary commitment...

  • November 2, 2007

    Cass Sunstein is Karl N. Llewellyn Dist. Service Professor of Jurisprudence at the University of Chicago Law School. This talk was recorded on October 23, 2007 as part of the Chicago's Best Ideas Series. © 2007 The University of Chicago Law School. "What does the Second Amendment mean? The...

  • July 30, 2007

    Richard Epstein is James Parker Hall Distinguished Service Professor of Law at the University of Chicago Law School. Recorded April 10, 2007 as part of the "Chicago's Best Ideas" series. © 2007 The University of Chicago....

  • May 25, 2007

    Todd Henderson is Assistant Professor of Law at the University of Chicago Law School. Recorded May 9, 2007 as part of the "Chicago's Best Ideas" series. © 2007, The University of Chicago.

  • May 1, 2007

    Anup Malani is Professor of Law and Aaron Director Research Scholar at the University of Chicago Law School. This talk was recorded April 25, 2007 as part of the "Chicago's Best Ideas" series. © 2007 The University of Chicago....

  • January 28, 2007

    Lior Strahilevitz is Assistant Professor of Law at the University of Chicago Law School. This talk was recorded January 24, 2007, as part of the "Chicago's Best Ideas" lecture series. © 2007 The University of Chicago....

  • January 11, 2007

    Geoffrey Stone is Harry Kalven, Jr., Distinguished Service Professor of Law at the University of Chicago Law School. This talk was recorded January 10, 2007 as part of the "Chicago's Best Ideas" lecture series. © 2007 The University of Chicago....

  • November 28, 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 November 13, 2006 as part of the "Chicago's Best Ideas" lecture...

  • October 6, 2006

    Cass Sunstein is Karl N. Llewellyn Dist. Service Prof. of Jurisprudence at the University of Chicago Law School. This talk was recorded October 3, 2006, as part of the "Chicago's Best Ideas" lecture series. © 2006 The University of Chicago....

  • 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....