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5 Feb 2020, 3:01 pm by UChicagoLaw
"The Trust Revolution: How the Digitization of Trust Will Revolutionize Business & Government" In this CBI, Professor Henderson will examine how Internet platforms--eBay, Uber, AirBnB--relate to the Code of Hammurabi, Medieval guilds, the New York Stock Exchange, and corporate brands. [read post]
27 Jan 2020, 10:59 am by UChicagoLaw
The 1951 Refugee Convention and its 1967 Protocol are among the most important human rights documents of the post-WW II period. [read post]
2 Dec 2019, 1:59 pm by UChicagoLaw
"Chief Justice John Roberts: Defining the Supreme Court as its Leader and at the Center" Joan Biskupic is a full-time CNN legal analyst and author of a 2019 biography of Chief Justice John Roberts. [read post]
15 Nov 2019, 8:06 am by UChicagoLaw
One of Chicago’s Best Ideas was the Coase Theorem, which reminds us daily that people can bargain around law or even before legal intervention is sought. [read post]
24 Oct 2018, 12:16 pm by Media Law Prof
Genevieve, Lakier, University Lakier, University of Chicago Law School, is publishing Imagining an Antisubordinating First Amendment in volume 119 of the Columbia Law Review (2018). [read post]
23 Oct 2018, 2:09 pm by UChicagoLaw
One of the University of Chicago Law School’s best known ideas or outputs over the last fifty years is that the common law (made by judges and often passed down and adapted over many years) is efficient. [read post]
16 Oct 2018, 12:50 pm by UChicagoLaw
Supreme Court decisions affecting the constitutional rights of students in the nation's public schools have consistently generated bitter controversy. [read post]
10 Apr 2018, 2:21 pm by UChicagoLaw
The choice of new benchmark interest rate should be of special importance to practitioners as well as academics that study law and economics. [read post]
27 Feb 2018, 12:19 pm by UChicagoLaw
The idea that workplaces could benefit from an incest taboo is not one of Chicago’s best, but one of Margaret Mead’s. [read post]
19 Feb 2018, 12:21 pm by UChicagoLaw
A central question in law and economics is how people will behave in the presence of legal rules. [read post]
12 Feb 2018, 2:35 pm by UChicagoLaw
Interpreting the language of contracts is the most common and least satisfactory task courts perform in contract disputes. [read post]
21 Nov 2017, 9:12 am by UChicagoLaw
This lecture defends three main theses: (I) that all decisions about the degree of ambition for emissions mitigation are unavoidably also decisions about how to distribute risk across generations and, more specifically, (II) that the less ambitious the mitigation is, the more inherently objectionable the resulting inter-generational risk distribution is, and (III) that mitigation that is so lacking in ambition that it bequeaths risks that remain unlimited, when the risks could have been limited… [read post]