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 12: Heart of Darkness

    March 15th, 2014  |  1 hr 44 mins
    law schools, typography

    The one about the U.S. News rankings.

  • Episode 11: Big Red Diesel

    March 7th, 2014  |  1 hr 41 mins
    legal practice, technology, writing

    Viewer mail, an experiment, and the problem with word processors.

  • Episode 10: My Beard Is Not a Common Carrier

    March 1st, 2014  |  1 hr 56 mins
    internet, ip, regulation, telecommunications

    The one about the internet, with Christina Mulligan.

  • Episode 9: Torches and Pitchforks

    February 21st, 2014  |  1 hr 14 mins
    banking, regulation

    Banking, the under-banked, and postal banking, with Mehrsa Baradaran.

  • Episode 8: Party All Over the World

    February 15th, 2014  |  55 mins 58 secs
    first amendment, speed traps, teaching, theory

    Viewer mail, speed traps, and leveling up in law.

  • Episode 7: Speed Trap

    February 7th, 2014  |  40 mins 25 secs
    first amendment, speed traps

    The one that kicked off our legendary expertise.

  • Episode 6: Productive Thoughtlessness

    January 31st, 2014  |  1 hr 17 mins
    constitutional law, interpretation, journalism, originalism, supreme court, theory, transportation

    Recess appointments, Atlanta snowmageddon, theory of Dahlia Lithwick.

  • Episode 5: It Takes All Kinds

    January 25th, 2014  |  1 hr 10 mins
    constitutional law, history

    On legal history, with Logan Sawyer.

  • Episode 4: Grow a Pear

    January 17th, 2014  |  1 hr 10 mins
    land use, private ordering, regulation, transportation

    Hipster land use law, with Sarah Schindler.

  • Episode 3: Cut It Off

    January 10th, 2014  |  1 hr 3 mins
    copyright, ip, patent, technology

    Patent and copyright, with Paul Heald.

  • Episode 2: Bust a Deal, Face the Wheel

    January 4th, 2014  |  1 hr 8 mins
    climate change, coffee, international law

    The law in international law, with Tim Meyer.

  • Episode 1: Send Joe to Prison

    December 28th, 2013  |  1 hr 21 mins
    constitutional law, first amendment, journalism

    The Press and the First Amendment, with Sonja West.

  • Who Is Your Hero?

    December 22nd, 2013  |  55 mins 55 secs
    constitutional law, movies, state action

    Inaugural episode, nonsense, heroism, Duck Dynasty.