Oral Argument

About the show

A podcast about law, law school, legal theory, and other nerdy things that interest us.

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Episodes

  • Episode 50: We Have Fully Exhausted the Topic

    February 20th, 2015  |  1 hr 31 mins
    constitutional law, federal courts, federalism, gay marriage, supreme court

    On federal courts, with Amanda Frost.

  • Episode 49: The Pot Calling the Kettle Beige

    February 7th, 2015  |  1 hr 11 mins
    internet, ip, tax, technology, telecommunications

    From an undisclosed location.

  • Episode 48: Legal Truth

    January 30th, 2015  |  1 hr 23 mins
    coffee, criminal law, guilt and innocence, juries, trials

    On ascertaining guilt and innocence, with Lisa Kern Griffin.

  • Episode 47: Making Lisa So Mad

    January 23rd, 2015  |  1 hr 14 mins
    bodies, tax

    Clearing our ridiculous docket and on the taxation of egg donations.

  • Episode 46: Noncompetes on Steroids

    January 16th, 2015  |  1 hr 26 mins
    contract, employment, labor, technology

    On human capital, with Orly Lobel.

  • Episode 45: Sacrifice

    January 12th, 2015  |  1 hr 32 mins
    guilt and innocence, juries, scholarship, speed traps, trials

    On nonsense, feedback, probability, and reasonable doubt.

  • Episode 44: Serial

    December 23rd, 2014  |  2 hrs 27 mins
    criminal law, guilt and innocence, journalism, juries, media, trials

    We call multiple listeners and past guests to discuss the Serial podcast.

  • Episode 43: Some Stuff I Like and Some Stuff I Don’t

    December 15th, 2014  |  1 hr 22 mins
    scholarship, speed traps

    Legal scholarship doesn't suck.

  • Episode 42: Shotgun Aphasia

    November 20th, 2014  |  1 hr 33 mins
    evidence, fourth amendment, privacy, speed traps, technology

    Digital searches, with Orin Kerr.

  • Episode 41: Sense-Think-Act

    November 15th, 2014  |  1 hr 39 mins
    privacy, regulation, robots, technology

    The one about robots, with Ryan Calo.

  • Episode 40: The Split Has Occurred

    November 8th, 2014  |  1 hr 44 mins
    constitutional law, equal protection, federal courts, gay marriage

    The one about the gay marriage circuit split.

  • Episode 39: The Ayn Rand Nightmare

    October 31st, 2014  |  1 hr 39 mins
    federal courts, federalism, health law and policy, regulation

    The one about ebola, with Fazal Khan.

  • Episode 38: You're Going to Hate This Answer

    October 24th, 2014  |  1 hr 34 mins
    constitutional law, federal courts, federalism, statutory interpretation, supreme court

    Federal rights, with Steve Vladeck.

  • Episode 37: Hammer Blow

    October 18th, 2014  |  1 hr 16 mins
    federal courts, federalism, gay marriage

    Same-sex marriage in the courts, with Michael Dorf.

  • Episode 36: Firehose of Equality

    October 11th, 2014  |  1 hr 39 mins
    constitutional law, equal protection, federalism, gay marriage

    The landmark non-decisions on gay marriage, with Anthony Kreis

  • Episode 35: Multitudes

    October 3rd, 2014  |  1 hr 21 mins
    common law, constitutional law, interpretation, originalism

    Common law originalism, with Bernadette Meyler.