Christian is a law professor at the University of Georgia. He has taught legislation and regulation, legal theory, property, land use, the regulation of information, and natural resources law. Christian has degrees in mathematics and in law and has clerked for a judge, worked at a law firm, and taught in New York before coming to Georgia. Here's his curriculum vitae. Some of his academic writing can be accessed either at ssrn or at SocArXiv.
October 6th, 2017 | 1 hr 3 mins
guns, judges, land use, private ordering
Just Joe and Christian on all things.
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.
September 8th, 2017 | 1 hr 27 mins
empirical, ip, judges, patent, supreme court, technology
On citation networks and other things.
August 4th, 2017 | 2 hrs 6 mins
eclipse, movies, music, nonsense, podcasts, politics
Just us in a weird episode about nothing in particular.
August 1st, 2017 | 1 hr 36 mins
Into the mailbag.
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.
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.
July 2nd, 2017 | 1 hr 14 mins
administrative law, constitutional law, politics, presidents, professionalism, trump
On presidential legal decisionmaking, with Daphna Renan.
June 25th, 2017 | 1 hr 2 mins
education, ip, legal practice, literature, trademark
On trademark, IP characters, and clinics, with Stacey Dogan.
June 14th, 2017 | 1 hr 7 mins
criminal law, equal protection, federal courts, interpretation, judges, police, regulation, speed traps
On crackdowns, with Mila Sohoni.
June 2nd, 2017 | 1 hr 19 mins
constitutional law, federal courts, military, national security, statutory interpretation, supreme court
On the civilian-military divide, with Steve Vladeck.
May 26th, 2017 | 1 hr 18 mins
coase, copyright, interpretation, ip, juries, literature
On reading and meaning in copyright law, with Zahr Said.
May 13th, 2017 | 1 hr 19 mins
copyright, fair use, internet, ip, scholarship
On the Google Books settlement, with James Grimmelmann.
May 6th, 2017 | 1 hr 32 mins
constitutional law, federal courts, judges, podcasts, politics, supreme court
On the Supreme Court, with Dan Epps and Ian Samuel.
April 28th, 2017 | 1 hr 14 mins
common law, contract, economics, interpretation, law and economics, private ordering
On boilerplate contracts, with Jim Gibson.
April 21st, 2017 | 1 hr 9 mins
copyright, ip, music, private ordering, property
On copyright in music, with Joe Fishman.