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Shakespeare and the Law: Keynote Conversation

The University of Chicago Law School's "Shakespeare and the Law" conference brought together thinkers from law, literature, and philosophy to investigate the legal dimensions of Shakespeare's plays.

Martha Nussbaum and Diane Wood, "Constitutions and Capabilities"

In this talk, subtitled "A Dialogue about Political Philosophy and the Judge's Role," Professor Nussbaum discussed her "capabilities approach," a normative approach to basic political principles that has implications for how constitutions should be both written and interpreted.

Fault in Contract Law: 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.

Daniel Abebe and Jonathan Masur: "The Two Chinas and the Problem of Global Warming"

Can China be convinced to join an international climate change agreement? Existing studies that purport to answer this question incorrectly treat China as a unitary nation, leading to inaccurate projections about the behavior of the Chinese State and even China's future carbon emissions.

Fault in Contract Law: Roy Kreitner, "Fault at the Contract-Tort Interface"

Roy Kreitner is Faculty of Law, Tel Aviv University. This talk was recorded September 26, 2008 as part of the conference "Fault in Contract Law," held at the University of Chicago Law School.

Fault in Contract Law: Stefan Grundmann, "The Fault Principle as the Chameleon of Contract Law"

Stefan Grundmann is Lehrstuhl für Bürgerliches Recht, Deutsches-, Europäisches- und Internationales Privat- und Wirtschaftsrecht at Humboldt Universitat-Berlin. This talk was recorded September 26, 2008 as part of the conference "Fault in Contract Law," held at the University of Chicago Law School.

Fault in Contract Law: Eric Posner, "Fault in Contract Law"

Eric Posner is Kirkland and Ellis Professor of Law at the University of Chicago Law School. This talk was recorded September 26, 2008 as part of the conference "Fault in Contract Law," held at the University of Chicago Law School.

Fault in Contract Law: Richard Craswell, "When Is Willful Breach 'Willful'?"

Richard Craswell is William F. Baxter-Visa International Professor of Law at Stanford University. This talk was recorded September 26, 2008 as part of the conference "Fault in Contract Law," held at the University of Chicago Law School.

Mary Anne Case on State Recognition of Same-Sex Marriages

Mary Anne Caseis Arnold I. Shure Professor of Law at the University of Chicago Law School. This talk, entitled "Why Evangelical Protestants are Right When They Say that State Recognition of Same-Sex Marriages Threatens Their Marriages and What the Law Should Do About It," was recorded October 1, 2008 as part of the Chicago's Best Ideas series.

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