Faculty Podcast

Alison LaCroix, "Sick and Tired?: The Supreme Court's New Old Federalism"

From the scores of briefs to the extended oral arguments to the widely watched announcement of the Supreme Court’s decision in June, the case of National Federation of Independent Business v.

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Alison L. LaCroix

2012 Loop Luncheon - Saul Levmore and Martha Nussbaum, "The Offensive Internet"

In 2010 and 2011 Professors Saul Levmore and Martha Nussbaum gave several talks about the book, The Offensive Internet, a collection of essays about apparent abuses of anonymity and freedom from liability on the Internet.

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Saul Levmore
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Martha C. Nussbaum

James Oldham, “The Popular Press and the Law in Pre-Industrial England”

The 2012 Fulton Lecture in Legal History was given on May 2, 2012 by James C. Oldham, St. Thomas More Professor of Law and Legal History at Georgetown Law.

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Geoffrey Stone, "Freedom and Education"

Geoffrey Stone, Edward H. Levi Distinguished Service Professor and former dean (’93–’02) at the University of Chicago Law School, discusses the role of freedom and education in America today. Stone is one of the world’s foremost scholars of the Constitution.

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Geoffrey R. Stone
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Martha Nussbaum, "Teaching Patriotism"

Schools teach patriotism all the time, but many people think that this is a bad idea. Patriotic rituals may convey misplaced and hierarchical values; they may coerce conscience; and they may promote a dangerous type of uncritical homogeneity. On the other hand, it seems difficult to motivate sacrifices of self-interest for the common good without patriotic emotion. Prof.

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Martha C. Nussbaum
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Omri Ben-Shahar, "No Contract"

A popular type of consumer transaction is called "No Contract." Businesses lure consumers with the "no contract" assurance - a promise that consumer can walk away anytime, without any commitment. This scheme is increasingly common in cable and phone services, health clubs, security services, and other transactions that used to require minimum duration. What is a “No Contract” contract?

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Omri Ben-Shahar
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Economy, Law, and Entrepreneurialism: A Conversation with Sam Zell

On April 3, 2012, the Law School hosted a timely discussion with Sam Zell, one of the world’s leading investors, on "The Economy, Law and Entrepreneurialism." Zell, whose investment interests span real estate, energy, logistics, transportation, media, and health care, was joined in conversation with Dean Michael Schill.

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Clinic Information Session II

This introduction to the Law School clinical programs was recorded on May 18, 2012. It included representatives from the following clinics:

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Maria Woltjen
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Elizabeth Kregor
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Jeff Leslie
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David Zarfes
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Lawrence Wood
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Neha Lall

Elizabeth Anderson, "Tom Paine and the Ironies of Social Democracy"

The 2011-12 Dewey Lecture in Law and Philosophy, recorded on February 29, 2012, was presented by Elizabeth Anderson, Arthur F. Thurnau Professor and John Rawls Collegiate Professor of Philosophy and Women’s Studies, University of Michigan.

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Clinic Information Session I

This introduction to the Law School clinical programs was recorded on May 17, 2012. It included representatives from the following clinics:

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Randolph N. Stone
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Mark J. Heyrman
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Jeff Leslie
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Tara Thompson
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Mark N. Templeton
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Craig B. Futterman
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Alison Siegler
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