Oral Argument

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

211 episodes of Oral Argument since the first episode, which aired on December 22nd, 2013.

  • Episode 34: There‚Äôs Not Really a Best Font

    September 27th, 2014  |  1 hr 25 mins
    design, legal practice, typography, writing

    The one with typographer-lawyer Matthew Butterick.

  • Episode 33: Other Minds

    September 20th, 2014  |  1 hr 40 mins
    animals, ethics, rights, standing

    On animal law, with Matthew Liebman.

  • Episode 32: Go Figure

    September 13th, 2014  |  1 hr 29 mins
    coase, constitutional law, equal protection, gay marriage, private ordering

    The one with Lori Ringhand.

  • Episode 31: Knee Defender

    August 29th, 2014  |  1 hr 21 mins
    coase, equal protection, first amendment, gay marriage, police, private ordering, religion

    The labor day weekend episode: gay marriage, knee defender, satanists.

  • Episode 30: A Filled Milk Caste

    August 23rd, 2014  |  1 hr 35 mins
    constitutional law, federal courts, ip, legislatures, school, supreme court

    Joe's favorite case(s) part deux.

  • Episode 29: Alpha Dog

    August 15th, 2014  |  1 hr 16 mins
    gender, professionalism, teaching

    Back to school, with Mehrsa Baradaran.

  • Episode 28: A Wonderful Catastrophe

    August 8th, 2014  |  1 hr 31 mins
    common law, federal courts, federalism, ip

    Joe's favorite case(s).

  • Episode 27: My Favorite Case

    July 19th, 2014  |  1 hr 28 mins
    constitutional law, equal protection, race

    Christian's favorite case.

  • Episode 26: Form 700

    July 11th, 2014  |  1 hr 23 mins
    first amendment, religion, supreme court

    Sonja West and Hobby Lobby return.

  • Episode 25: Normal Religions

    July 4th, 2014  |  1 hr 54 mins
    constitutional law, first amendment, religion, statutory interpretation, supreme court

    The Hobby Lobby case.

  • Episode 24: Vacation from Competition

    June 27th, 2014  |  1 hr 39 mins
    copyright, ip, patent, technology

    On the Supreme Court's latest IP cases, with Kevin Collins.

  • Episode 23: Rex Sunstein

    June 19th, 2014  |  1 hr 21 mins
    administrative law, regulation

    On "regleprudence," with Ethan Leib.

  • Episode 22: Nine Brains in a Vat

    June 12th, 2014  |  1 hr 32 mins
    journalism, media, politics, religion, speed traps, supreme court

    On the Supreme Court, with Dahlia Lithwick.

  • Episode 21: Kind of a Hellscape

    June 6th, 2014  |  1 hr 22 mins
    climate change, environmental law, international law, legislatures, regulation

    The simple problem of climate change, with Brigham Daniels.

  • Episode 20: Twelve Billion Dollars

    May 23rd, 2014  |  1 hr 40 mins
    ip, speed traps, teaching, textbooks

    The one about textbooks.

  • Episode 19: The Prayer Abides

    May 17th, 2014  |  1 hr 42 mins
    constitutional law, first amendment, religion

    Government prayer, with Nathan Chapman.