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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]
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]
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]
9 Mar 2016, 6:54 am by UChicagoLaw
Recent efforts by opponents of same-sex marriage and reproductive rights to reorient their agenda around religious freedom have sparked an explosion of scholarship on religious claims for exemption from generally applicable laws. [read post]
29 Dec 2016, 12:56 pm by UChicagoLaw
Jim Zirin graduated from Princeton University with honors and received his law degree from the University of Michigan Law School where he was an editor of the Michigan Law Review and a member of the Order of the Coif. [read post]
9 Dec 2015, 12:12 pm by UChicagoLaw
"Standing Up for Marriage Equality: Insights from the Obergefell Supreme Court Arguments" Doug Hallward-Driemeier leads Ropes & Gray’s Appellate and Supreme Court practice. [read post]
6 May 2015, 11:49 am by UChicagoLaw
A Kreisman Housing Breakfast Series event co-sponsored by the Energy Policy Institute at Chicago and the Coase-Sandor Institute for Law and Economics Led by University of Chicago environmental lawyer Mark Templeton, an expert panel will discuss the advantages and disadvantages of different public and private approaches for addressing the impacts of climate change on infrastructure and housing. [read post]
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]
13 May 2016, 2:11 pm by UChicagoLaw
Today, as our capacity to prolong life increases, people dispute whether indefinite prolongation could possibly be good. [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]
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]
25 Aug 2011, 10:18 pm
RT @UChicagoLaw: Becker-Posner Blog: The English Riots—Posner. t.co/zvJxJse Thanks for reading! [read post]