Student Events Podcast

Cass Sunstein and Richard Epstein: "Should Conservatives Vote for Obama?"

This debate between University of Chicago Law School professors Cass Sunstein and Richard Epstein was recorded on March 3, 2008, and was cosponsored by the Federalist Society and the Black Law Students Association.


63:02 minutes (57.71 MB)

Fred Roth: "Animal Farms: CAFOS Litigation Strategies"

Fred Roth is an Illinois attorney who has litigated against concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOS) developers and operators. In this talk, recorded on May 22, 2008, he discusses CAFO litigation strategies. This talk was part 2 of a series sponsored by CLAWS and the Environmental Law Society.


63:26 minutes (58.07 MB)

Thomas Shaffer: "Being a Christian and a Lawyer"

Thomas Shaffer is Robert and Marion Short Professor Emeritus of Law at the University of Notre Dame Law School. This talk was recorded on May 13, 2008, and was sponsored by the Christian Legal Society, St. Thomas More Society, and Text and Truth.


61:12 minutes (56.03 MB)

Bob Magnanini: “The Greater Good and the Jealous Mistress: The Benefits of Learning Law Outside the Law (Firm)"

Bob Magnanini is Of Counsel at the firm Boies, Schiller & Flexner, and a Lieutenant Colonel in the New York Army National Guard. He was the senior division staff officer from the 42nd Infantry Division at the World Trade Center for the two weeks following the attack of September 11, 2001 and was awarded New York State's highest service award for his actions.


56:11 minutes (51.44 MB)

Tom Ginsburg: “Why China Allows its Citizens to Sue the Government: Administrative Litigation in China”

Tom Ginsburg is Professor of Law at the University of Chicago Law School. This talk was recorded on May 6, 2008 and was sponsored by the China Law Society.


46:35 minutes (42.66 MB)

Terrence Halliday: "Christians, the Legal Complex, and the Fight for Political Liberalism Around the World"

Terrence Halliday is Senior Research Fellow at the American Bar Foundation. This talk was recorded on April 29, 2008 and was sponsored by the Christian Legal Society.


58:44 minutes (53.77 MB)

Alex Busansky: "The Current State of Prison Reform"

Alex Busansky is Executive Director of the Commission on Safety and Abuse in America's Prisons. This talk was recorded on May 5, 2008 and was sponsored by the University of Chicago chapter of the American Constitution Society.


52:16 minutes (47.85 MB)

Abner Mikva and Jason Huber: "Against All Odds: Litigating Federal Criminal Appeals in the Seventh Circuit"

Judge Abner Mikva and Jason Huber of the Appellate Advocacy Clinic at the University of Chicago's Edwin F. Mandel Legal Aid Clinic discuss the work and history of the Appellate Advocacy project.


14:36 minutes (13.37 MB)

Charles Emmerich: "Law and Religion: Some Reflections on Our Constitutional Heritage"

The Christian Legal Society presents Professor Charles Emmerich, professor of political science and chair of the political science department at Trinity Christian College. This talk was recorded April 22, 2008.


63:40 minutes (72.87 MB)

Robert Fogel: "The Impact of Religion on American Politics and Law"

Robert Fogel is the Charles R. Walgreen Distinguished Service Professor of American Institutions, University of Chicago Graduate School of Business, and Nobel laureate in economics. This talk was recorded on April 15, 2008 and sponsored by the Christian Legal Society and Text in Truth.