Faculty Podcast

Richard Posner: "Let Us Never Blame a Contract Breaker"

Richard Posner is Senior Lecturer in Law at the University of Chicago Law School and Judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.


61:31 minutes (56.33 MB)

Richard McAdams, "The Fourth Amendment in Transition?"

Richard McAdams is Bernard D. Meltzer Professor of Law at the University of Chicago Law School. This talk was recorded October 6, 2008 as part of the Law School's annual First Monday series of lectures.


42:56 minutes (39.31 MB)

Lee Fennell, "Risk Reversals"

Law often allocates risk, as through tort doctrines. Should people be able to undo or "reverse" such risk allocations by, for example, selling their rights to any claims that may later develop? Scholars have interestingly examined this question, as well as many other innovative ideas for rearranging risk outside of traditional insurance markets.


55:17 minutes (50.62 MB)

Saul Levmore, "The Internet's Anonymity Problem"

There is the well known problem, or reality, of juvenile and destructive communication on the Internet, normally engaged in behind the protective cover of anonymity. Is this somehow a different problem on the Internet than it is elsewhere and, if so, are there solutions that are effective and justifiable?


62:16 minutes (57.02 MB)

Martha Nussbaum, "From Disgust to Humanity: Sexual Orientation and Constitutional Law"

Martha Nussbaum is Ernst Freund Distinguished Service Professor of Law and Ethics at the University of Chicago Law School. This talk was recorded October 30, 2008 as part of the Law School's Diversity Week, and sponsored by Outlaw.


55:03 minutes (50.41 MB)
Student organization presenters: 
OutLaw

Faculty Panel on the Bailout, featuring Douglas G. Baird, Anupam Chander, Rosalind Dixon, and M. Todd Henderson

This faculty panel was recorded on October 9, 2008 and was sponsored by the Federalist Society.


66:12 minutes (60.61 MB)
Student organization presenters: 
Federalist Society

“Bailouts 1.0: The New Law and the Future,” a faculty panel featuring R. Picker, D. Baird, M. Todd Henderson, and John Cochrane

This panel was recorded on October 15, 2008, and sponsored by the Law School Democrats and the Law School Republicans.


52:24 minutes (47.98 MB)
Student organization presenters: 
Law School Democrats
Student organization presenters: 
Law School Republicans

Karl Llewellyn: "Marriage and Family" Classroom Lecture

Karl Llewellyn taught at the University of Chicago Law School from 1951 until his death in 1962. In this undated classroom recording, he takes an often light-hearted look at the implicit legal structures within what was at the time considered the "typical" American family.


102:39 minutes (93.98 MB)

Adam Samaha: "Muskets and Glocks: The Second Amendment Reborn?"

Adam Samaha is Assistant Professor of Law and Herbert and Marjorie Fried Teaching Scholar at the University of Chicago Law School. This talk was recorded as part of the Law School's annual Loop Luncheon series on May 5, 2008.


47:42 minutes (43.67 MB)

Gerhard Casper: "Forswearing Allegiance"

Gerhard Casper is President Emeritus, Stanford University, and former Dean of the University of Chicago Law School. This lecture, the 2008 Maurice and Muriel Fulton Lecture in Legal History, was recorded May 1, 2008. Prof. Casper was introduced by Dean Saul Levmore.


66:42 minutes (61.08 MB)
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