About the Show
A podcast about law, law school, legal theory, and other nerdy things that interest us.
Episode 153: Shall Be Reduced
November 19th, 2017
1 hr 17 mins
constitutional law, election law, equal protection, federalism, history, originalism, race, rights, voting
On section 2 of the 14th Amendment, with Franita Tolson.
Episode 152: Replication
November 12th, 2017
1 hr 35 mins
common law, contract, empirical, scholarship
On empirics, Restatements, and consumer contracts, with Greg Klass.
Episode 151: Hungry Ghosts
November 5th, 2017
1 hr 28 mins
economics, philosophy, private ordering, property, robots
On property and happiness, with David Fagundes.
Episode 150: Shutting Down Hal
October 29th, 2017
1 hr 21 mins
animals, ethics, morality, property, robots, technology
On vengeance against robots, with Christina Mulligan.
Episode 149: We've Been Given the Finger (Live at the Tech Law Institute)
October 22nd, 2017
54 mins 21 secs
europe, fourth amendment, international law, live, regulation, supreme court, technology
On data, live from the Tech Law Institute's conference in Atlanta.
Episode 148: The People of Puerto Rico
October 15th, 2017
1 hr 43 mins
constitutional law, international law, politics, supreme court
On Puerto Rican sovereignty, with Chris Landau.
Episode 147: Busting Famine
October 6th, 2017
1 hr 3 mins
guns, judges, land use, private ordering
Just Joe and Christian on all things.
Episode 146: Somehow in the Middle
September 24th, 2017
1 hr 26 mins
common law, constitutional law, interpretation, judges, jurisprudence, philosophy, supreme court, theory
On Justice Souter's legal reasoning, with Charles Barzun.
Episode 145: The Skeleton
September 8th, 2017
1 hr 27 mins
empirical, ip, judges, patent, supreme court, technology
On citation networks and other things.
Episode 144: Path of Totality
August 4th, 2017
2 hrs 6 mins
eclipse, movies, music, nonsense, podcasts, politics
Just us in a weird episode about nothing in particular.
Episode 142: Normativity
July 23rd, 2017
1 hr 19 mins
animals, jurisprudence, morality, philosophy, speed traps, theory
On the nature of law and its reasons, with Jeffrey Kaplan.
Episode 141: The Picard Meltdown Principle
July 9th, 2017
1 hr 20 mins
constitutional law, federal courts, federalism, interpretation, supreme court
On anti-novelty arguments in constitutional law, with Leah Litman.
Episode 140: Decider
July 2nd, 2017
1 hr 14 mins
administrative law, constitutional law, politics, presidents, professionalism, trump
On presidential legal decisionmaking, with Daphna Renan.