Academic conference

Panel: "Transgender and Intersex in Jewish Law"

This panel included talks by Raquel S. Kosovske (Rabbi, Congregation Beit Ahavah, Northampton, Mass) and Jennifer Levi (Western New England College School of Law) on "A Category unto its Own: Ancient Rabbinic Taxonomy of Six Gender Identities and Challenges to Binary Gender Rules" and by Hillel Gray (Center for Ethics, Emory University) entitled "Don't Judge a Book by its Cover?

73:54 minutes (67.67 MB)

"Markets, Firms and Property Rights: A Celebration of the Research of Ronald Coase" (Panel 5)

This panel was recorded on December 5, 2009 as part of the conference "Markets, Firms and Property Rights: A Celebration of the Research of Ronald Coase." The conference brought together a group of scholars to honor the life and research of Ronald Coase. 2009 marked the 50th anniversary of the publication of Coase’s seminal paper on the Federal Communications Commission.

86:34 minutes (79.25 MB)

Lisa Fishbayn Joffe, "Assessing Damages: The Promise of Private Law Remedies for Agunot"

Lisa Fishbayn Joffe is Director of the Project on Gender, Culture, Religion and the Law at the Hadassah-Brandeis Institute of Brandeis University. This talk was recorded as part of the conference "'What Pertains to a Man'?

33:36 minutes (30.76 MB)

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

10.22.2010 - 10.23.2010
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.

Daniel Abebe
Tom Ginsburg
Lior Strahilevitz
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

06.17.2011 - 06.18.2011
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.

Richard A. Epstein
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