Chicago's Best Ideas

Chicago's Best Ideas: Martha Nussbaum

Date: 
04.05.2016
Location: 
Classroom II


Long Long Lives: Should We Want Them?

Faculty: 
Martha Nussbaum

Chicago's Best Ideas: Laura Weinrib

Date: 
02.17.2016
Location: 
Classroom II

Freedom of Conscience and the Civil Liberties Path Not Taken 

Faculty: 
Laura Weinrib

Chicago's Best Ideas: Jonathan Masur

Date: 
01.12.2016
Location: 
Classroom II


Deference Mistakes

Faculty: 
Jonathan Masur

Chicago's Best Ideas: Todd Henderson

Date: 
11.17.2015
Location: 
Classroom II


Abolish Securities Regulation (and Replace It With a Market) 

Faculty: 
M. Todd Henderson

Chicago's Best Ideas: Anup Malani

Date: 
11.03.2015
Location: 
Classroom II

What Do Judges Learn From Precedent?

Faculty: 
Anup Malani

Chicago's Best Ideas: Professor Saul Levmore

Date: 
10.13.2015
Location: 
Classroom II

What Do Lawmakers Do?

Faculty: 
Saul Levmore

Aziz Huq, “Hobby Lobby and the Psychology of Corporate Rights”

After the Hobby Lobby and Citizens United decisions, a robust public debate has emerged over corporate constitutional rights. Prof. Huq discusses ongoing empirical research about how the Hobby Lobby case has influenced public perceptions not just of those rights, but also of the Court itself.

Participating faculty: 
Aziz Huq

Aziz Huq, “Hobby Lobby and the Psychology of Corporate Rights”

After the Hobby Lobby and Citizens United decisions, a robust public debate has emerged over corporate constitutional rights. Prof. Huq discusses ongoing empirical research about how the Hobby Lobby case has influenced public perceptions not just of those rights, but also of the Court itself.

After the Hobby Lobby and Citizens United decisions, a robust public debate has emerged over corporate constitutional rights. Prof. Huq discusses ongoing empirical research about how the Hobby Lobby case has influenced public perceptions not just of those rights, but also of the Court itself.

Richard A. Epstein, “Reasonable and Unreasonable Expectations in Property Law and Beyond”

The notion of reasonable expectations filters in and out of many given areas of law. It is often derided as circular claim in which reasonable expectations are shaped by the law that they are supposed to shape. On the other hand, it is often treated, most notably under the Supreme Court’s now pivotal decision in Penn Central Transportation Co v.

Participating faculty: 
Richard A. Epstein

Richard A. Epstein, “Reasonable and Unreasonable Expectations in Property Law and Beyond”

Reasonable expectations can never be banned from the law, but they must be domesticated, where their primary role is to facilitate cooperation between people who otherwise are unable to coordinate their social behaviors.

The notion of reasonable expectations filters in and out of many given areas of law. It is often derided as circular claim in which reasonable expectations are shaped by the law that they are supposed to shape. On the other hand, it is often treated, most notably under the Supreme Court’s now pivotal decision in Penn Central Transportation Co v.

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