Academic conference

Donald L. Horowitz, "Indonesia's Distinctive Path to Constitutional Democracy"

This talk was presented on October 17, 2009 at the Conference on Comparative Constitutional Design at the University of Chicago Law School. Donald L. Horowitz is the James B. Duke Professor of Law and Political Science at Duke University. Dan Slater (University of Chicago) provided commentary.


37:38 minutes (34.46 MB)

Ronald Coase: "Markets, Firms and Property Rights"

This address by Ronald Coase (Clifton R. Musser Professor Emeritus of Economics at the University of Chicago Law School) to the conference "Markets, Firms and Property Rights: A Celebration of the Research of Ronald Coase" was recorded November 23, 2009.


26:03 minutes (23.85 MB)

Ronald Coase: "Markets, Firms and Property Rights"

This address by Ronald Coase (Clifton R. Musser Professor Emeritus of Economics at the University of Chicago Law School) to the conference "Markets, Firms and Property Rights: A Celebration of the Research of Ronald Coase" was recorded November 23, 2009.

Eric Posner and Adrian Vermeule, "Tyrannophobia"

This talk was presented on October 16, 2009 at the Conference on Comparative Constitutional Design at the University of Chicago Law School. Eric Posner is Kirkland & Ellis Professor of Law at the University of Chicago Law School, and Adrian Vermeule is John H. Watson, Jr. Professor of Law at Harvard Law School.


54:09 minutes (49.57 MB)

Conference: Gender, Law, and the British Novel

Date: 
05.14.2010 - 05.15.2010

Organized by Martha Nussbaum, Alison LaCroix, and Jane Dailey, this conference is the second in a series of law and literature conferences, the first of which was the successful Shakespeare conference held in the spring of 2009. 

Faculty: 
Martha Nussbaum
Faculty: 
Alison LaCroix

Fionnuala D. Ní Aoláin, "Gendering Constitutional Design in Conflicted and Post-Conflict Societies"

This talk was recorded on October 17, 2009 as part of the conference Comparative Constitutional Design held at the University of Chicago Law School. Fionnuala D.


49:49 minutes (45.62 MB)

Martha Nussbaum, "Personal Laws and Equality: The Case of India"

This talk was recorded on October 17, 2009 as part of the Conference Comparative Constitutional Design held at the Unversity of Chicago Law School. Martha Nussbaum is Ernst Freund Distinguished Service Professor at the University of Chicago Law School. Rajmohan Gandhi (University of Illinois) provides commentary.


57:06 minutes (52.28 MB)

John Ferejohn and Pasquale Pasquino, "The Italian Model of Constitutional Adjudication"

This talk was presented on October 16, 2009 at the Conference on Comparative Constitutional Design at the University of Chicago Law School.  John Ferejohn is Professor Emeritus of Political Science at Stanford University, and Pasquale Pasquino is Global Distinguished Professor of Politics at NYU. David Law (Washington University in Saint Louis) provided commentary on the paper.

This talk was presented on October 16, 2009 at the Conference on Comparative Constitutional Design at the University of Chicago Law School.


47:13 minutes (43.23 MB)

Robert D. Cooter, "General Welfare, Interstate Commerce, and Economic Analysis"

This talk was presented on October 16, 2009 at the Conference on Comparative Constitutional Design at the University of Chicago Law School. Robert Cooter is Herman F. Selvin Professor of Law and Director, Program in Law and Economics at Berkeley Law. David Strauss (University of Chicago Law School) provided commentary on the paper.


37:33 minutes (34.38 MB)

Rosalind Dixon and Richard Holden, "Designing Constitutional Amendment Rules - To Scale"

This talk was presented on October 16, 2009 at the Conference on Comparative Constitutional Design at the University of Chicago Law School. Rosalind Dixon is Assistant Professor of Law at the University of Chicago Law School.


48:41 minutes (44.58 MB)
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