Student Events Podcast

Nina Perales, "Keynote, Legal Forum Symposium: The Civil Rights Act at 50"

Nina Perales is Vice-President of the Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund. This talk was recorded November 18, 2013.

64:07 minutes (58.71 MB)

Sandy Froman, "Gunplay at the Supreme Court - Will the 2nd Amendment Survive?"

Sandy Froman is the immediate past president of the National Rifle Association of America, only the second woman and the first Jewish American to hold that office in the 136-year history of the NRA.  Froman has served on the NRA Board of Directors since 1992 and holds a lifetime appointment on the NRA Executive Council.

53:02 minutes (48.56 MB)

Christina Hoff Sommers, "The War Against Boys"

Christina Hoff Sommers is an American author and former philosophy professor who is known for her critique of late 20th century feminism, and her writings about feminism in contemporary American culture.

49:11 minutes (45.03 MB)

Santiago Legarre, "An Argentine Perspective on the New Pope"

Santiago Legarre is Professor, Department of Law, at Universidad Católica Argentina. This talk was recorded on November 5, 2013, and sponsored by the St. Thomas More Society.

50:33 minutes (46.29 MB)

Josh Blackman, "The Constitutional Challenge to Obamacare"

Josh Blackman is an Assistant Professor of Law at the South Texas College of Law.  He specializes in constitutional law, the United States Supreme Court, and the intersection of law and technology. Professor Blackman is the founder and President of the Harlan Institute, the founder of, and a blogger at

61:30 minutes (56.31 MB)

Ted Frank, "The Center for Class Action Fairness"

Ted Frank is a lawyer, activist, legal writer and blogger, based in Washington, D.C. He is noted for writing the vetting report for vice-presidential candidate Sarah Palin for the John McCain campaign in the 2008 presidential election. He is the founder and president of the Center for Class Action Fairness (CCAF), established in 2009. Mr.

55:35 minutes (50.89 MB)

Roger Clegg and Jeff Manza, "A Debate on Felon Voting Rights"

Roger Clegg is President and General Counsel of the Center for Equal Opportunity. He focuses on legal issues arising from civil rights laws--including the regulatory impact on business and the problems in higher education created by affirmative action.

58:42 minutes (53.75 MB)

Helen Wan, "The Partner Track"

Helen Wan is Associate General Counsel at the Time Inc. division of Time Warner.  Before that, she practiced corporate and media law in firms in New York.  Born in California and raised near Washington, D.C., Wan is a graduate of Amherst College and the University of Virginia School of Law.

62:42 minutes (57.41 MB)

Paul Rosenzweig '86 and Aziz Huq, "A Conversation on the NSA Surveillance Programs"

Paul Rosenzweig is a cum laude graduate of the University of Chicago Law School. He received his master’s degree in chemical oceanography from Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California at San Diego, and his bachelor of arts degree from Haverford College.

53:32 minutes (49.02 MB)

Federalist Society presents Allyson Ho '00 and John Rappaport, "Supreme Court Preview"

Ms. Ho is the co-chair of the U.S. Supreme Court and Appellate Litigation practice at Morgan Lewis. She received her J.D., with high honors, from the University of Chicago Law School, where she was named to the Order of the Coif.

44:27 minutes (40.7 MB)
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