Greenhouse gas reductions would cost some nations much more than others, and benefit some nations far less than others. Significant reductions would impose especially large costs on the United States, and recent projections suggest that the U.S. has relatively less to lose from climate change. In these circumstances, what does justice require the U.S. to do?
Kenneth Starr is Dean of Pepperdine University Law School and Former Solicitor General of the United States. This talk was recorded January 31, 2008 by the Federalist Society, and was sponsored by Goldberg Kohn.
Ted Cruz is currently the Solicitor General of Texas and recently argued Medellin for the State of Texas before the United States Supreme Court. Noel Francisco is a former Associate White House Counsel and Deputy Assistant Attorney General in the Office of Legal Counsel, and was central in developing the Bush Administration’s strategy for dealing with the legal issues raised by Medellin.
Kevin McMahon is Associate Professor of Political Sciencer at Trinity College in Hartford, CT. This talk was recorded April 25, 2007 as part of a series in honor of the 40th anniversary of Thurgood Marshall's appointment to the Supreme Court.
On Wednesday, November 15, 2006, the Earl B. Dickerson Chapter of the Black Law Student Association at the University of Chicago Law School hosted a discussion on the merits of US involvement in the Darfur conflict.
Richard Posner is a judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit and Senior Lecturer in Law at the University of Chicago Law School. Brian Leiter was Visiting Professor of Law when this discussion was recorded. This talk was recorded November 16, 2006.