Chicago's Best Ideas

Saul Levmore, "What Do Lawmakers Do?"

Lawmakers respond to constituents, seek higher office, have lofty goals, and even learn from their mistakes. But do they actually make the world a better place? In this lecture, the first of this year’s Chicago’s Best Ideas series, Professor Levmore examines some aspects of lawmaking that do not make their way into the law school curriculum.

Participating faculty: 
Saul Levmore

Saul Levmore, "What Do Lawmakers Do?"

In this lecture, the first of this year’s Chicago’s Best Ideas series, Professor Levmore examines some aspects of lawmaking that do not make their way into the law school curriculum.

Lawmakers respond to constituents, seek higher office, have lofty goals, and even learn from their mistakes. But do they actually make the world a better place? In this lecture, the first of this year’s Chicago’s Best Ideas series, Professor Levmore examines some aspects of lawmaking that do not make their way into the law school curriculum.

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.

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