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 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.

  • Episode 18: Oral Argument

    April 25th, 2014  |  1 hr 6 mins
    bodies, legal practice, supreme court, tax

    The one about actual oral arguments, with Tom Goldstein.

  • Episode 17: Flesh List

    April 18th, 2014  |  1 hr 20 mins
    bodies, morality, regulation, tax

    Taboo transactions, with Kim Krawiec.

  • Episode 16: The Whole Spectrum

    April 11th, 2014  |  1 hr 14 mins
    administrative law, internet, ip, regulation, telecommunications

    Big cable companies, with Jim Speta.

  • Episode 15: In the Weeds

    April 4th, 2014  |  1 hr 51 mins
    criminal law, drugs, regulation

    Law and marijuana, with Doug Berman.

  • Episode 14: The Astronaut's Hair

    March 28th, 2014  |  1 hr 31 mins
    bodies, law schools, tax

    Selling and taxing human eggs, with Lisa Milot.

  • Episode 13: A Special Place in Hell for Joe

    March 21st, 2014  |  1 hr 1 min
    scholarship, speed traps, writing

    Legal blogging and scholarship, with Dave Hoffman.