About the Show
A podcast about law, law school, legal theory, and other nerdy things that interest us.
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.
Episode 139: It’s All the Stacey Show
June 25th, 2017
1 hr 2 mins
education, ip, legal practice, literature, trademark
On trademark, IP characters, and clinics, with Stacey Dogan.
Episode 138: Crackdowns
June 14th, 2017
1 hr 7 mins
criminal law, equal protection, federal courts, interpretation, judges, police, regulation, speed traps
On crackdowns, with Mila Sohoni.
Episode 137: Steve Vladeck Pincer Move
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.
Episode 136: The Coase of Copyright
May 26th, 2017
1 hr 18 mins
coase, copyright, interpretation, ip, juries, literature
On reading and meaning in copyright law, with Zahr Said.
Episode 135: Alexandria
May 13th, 2017
1 hr 19 mins
copyright, fair use, internet, ip, scholarship
On the Google Books settlement, with James Grimmelmann.
Episode 134: Crossover
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.