Coase-Sandor Institute for Law and Economics

Law and Development of Middle-Income Countries: Session VII

Session VII of this conference, organized by Tom Ginsburg, was recorded on April 21, 2012. It included: 

93:11 minutes (85.31 MB)

Law and Development of Middle-Income Countries: Session VI

Session VI of this conference, organized by Tom Ginsburg, was recorded on April 21, 2012. It included:  

96:57 minutes (0 bytes)

Epstein: "Psychology vs. Public Policy"

Psychology vs. Public Policy
Richard A. Epstein
Defining Ideas
June 19, 2012

I first met Jonathan Haidt at an academic conference on psychology held in Berlin in 2004, and was impressed with his findings about how ordinary people make moral decisions in their everyday lives.

Richard A. Epstein

Epstein on Retired NFL Players' Head Trauma Suit

Can Recent NFL Retirees Score Big in Head Trauma Suits?
Richard A. Epstein
June 11, 2012

The recent story about the large number of famous NFL players who are now suing the NFL for their head injuries has to stir up conflicting emotions in any neutral observer.

Richard A. Epstein

Sr. Lecturer Ken Dam is Arbitrator in Jeremy Lin Contract Case

Hearing Held on Lin’s Contract Status
Howard Beck
The New York Times
June 13, 2012

An arbitrator will decide in the next two weeks whether to grant so-called Bird rights to Jeremy Lin and three other N.B.A.

Kenneth W. Dam

Epstein on SCOTUS Decision in Armour v. Indianapolis

Intellectual Laziness on the Supreme Court
Richard A. Epstein
Defining Ideas
June 12, 2012

In the run up to the Supreme Court’s decision on health care, few people will pay any attention to the Court’s most recent constitutional failure of intellectual nerve in Armour v. Indianapolis. But they should.

Richard A. Epstein

Harmonization, Preferences, and the Calculus of Consent in Commercial and Other Law

Saul Levmore

The European Union is exploring a move toward harmonization in the form of a common commercial code (CESL), with some mandatory provisions especially with respect to consumer law, but alsoincorporating a large dose of business-to-business law that would be optional at the enterprise, rather than jurisdictional, level.

Epstein Takes On Levinson's "Our Imbecilic Constitution"

Our “Imbecilic” Constitution?
Richard A. Epstein
Defining Ideas
June 5, 2012

The bad news about our stalled economy is distressing on two fronts. The unemployment rate recently crept back up to 8.1 percent and the stock market lost all its gain for 2012. The second reason concerns the long-term soundness of our institutions.

Richard A. Epstein

Todd Henderson & Richard Sandor, "Good Derivatives: A Story of Financial and Environmental Innovation"

This discussion between Professor of Law M. Todd Henderson and Richard L. Sandor, (CEO, Environmental Financial Products, LLC, and Lecturer in Law at the University of Chicago Law School) was sponsored by the Law School and Chicago Booth School of Business and was recorded on April 17, 2012.

64:37 minutes (59.16 MB)
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