Academic conference

Paul Clement, "Theory and Structure in the Executive Branch"

Paul Clement is a Partner at King & Spalding and a former United States Solicitor General. This talk was recorded October 22, 2010, as the keynote address of the Legal Forum Symposium, "Governance and Power."


65:29 minutes (59.95 MB)

Legal Forum Symposium: Governance and Power

Date: 
10.22.2010 - 10.23.2010
Location: 
Courtroom/Room V

The University of Chicago Legal Forum is proud to present its Annual Symposium, "Governance and Power." The conference will take place on October 22 and 23, 2010 at the University of Chicago Law School in the rooms noted below. This event is open to the public. For more information please contact Emily Tancer.

Faculty: 
Daniel Abebe
Faculty: 
Tom Ginsburg
Faculty: 
Lior Strahilevitz
Faculty: 
Aziz Huq

Jonathan Masur, "Third-Party Patent Doctrines and Licensing Behavior"

Jonathan Masur is Assistant Professor of Law at the University of Chicago Law School. This talk was recorded June 19, 2010 as part of the Licensing of Intellectual Property Conference sponsored by the John M. Olin Program in Law and Economics.


44:01 minutes (40.31 MB)

Akbar Ganji: "Solutions to the Problem of Gender Discrimination in Islam"

Gender inequality in a variety of forms exists in all religious traditions. Contemporary Muslims in order to solve this problem and reconcile their religious heritage with the modern world have proposed various solutions to this dilemma. This talk will examine these proposed solutions as well as assess the strengths and weakness of these approaches.


88:43 minutes (81.23 MB)

Conference on Gender, Law, and the British Novel: Keynote Panel

This panel, which featured a talk by Sara Paretsky, author of the V.I. Warshawski novels, and discussion by Nicola Lacey of the London School of Economics and Law School faculty Martha Nussbaum and Alison LaCroix, was part of a conference on Gender, Law, and the British Novel that was held at the University of Chicago Law School on May 14-15, 2010.


65:20 minutes (59.82 MB)

Understanding Education in the United States: Its Legal and Social Implications

Date: 
06.17.2011 - 06.18.2011
Location: 
University of Chicago Law School, Room V

This conference, organized by Jake Gersen and Richard Epstein, will deal generally with the legal, economic and social issues that surround education in the United States.

Faculty: 
Richard A. Epstein

Conference: Rational Choice and Constitutional Law

Date: 
09.24.2010 - 09.25.2010
Location: 
University of Chicago Law School, Room V

Rational Choice and Constitutional Law

Faculty: 
Eric Posner
Faculty: 
Tom Ginsburg
Faculty: 
Aziz Huq
Faculty: 
Thomas J. Miles
Faculty: 
Daniel Abebe

Amartya Sen, Keynote Address at Conference on Creating Capabilities: Sources and Consequences for Law and Social Policy

This conference, organized by James Heckman, Martha Nussbaum and Robert Pollak, examines a variety of conceptions of human capability, including the Human Development and Capabilities Approach in relation to the recent literature on the economics, neuroscience, and psychology of human development in order to enrich both fields.


77:44 minutes (71.17 MB)

Industrial Structure of Production

Date: 
07.19.2010 - 07.23.2010
Location: 
Room F

2010 Chicago Workshop on the Industrial Structure of Production
July 19-23

Faculty: 
Richard A. Epstein
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