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.

  • 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...

  • 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 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....

  • 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....

  • November 15, 2005

    Emily Buss is the Mark and Barbara Fried Professor of Law and Kanter Director of Chicago Policy Initiatives at the University of Chicago Law School. This talk was recorded Novermber 10, 2005 as part of the "Chicago's Best Ideas" lecture series.

  • November 7, 2005

    Saul Levmore is Dean