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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]
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]
10 Nov 2015, 1:11 pm by UChicagoLaw
Panelists: - Don Harmon, JD’95, Illinois State Senator - Dan Johnson, JD’00, Progressive Public Affairs - Blake Sercye, JD'11, Associate, Jenner & Block - Nicholas Stephanopoulos, Assistant Professor of Law Hosted by the University of Chicago Law School’s Regional Alumni Committee at Skadden Arps in Chicago. [read post]
7 Nov 2014, 9:18 am by UChicagoLaw
Two of the best ideas of the last half-century describe strategies for using legal remedies to solve social problems. [read post]
29 Jul 2016, 8:55 am by UChicagoLaw
Professor Tasioulas discusses the notion of the ‘minimum core obligations’ associated with economic, social and cultural human rights, such as the rights to education and health. [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]
19 Mar 2015, 10:10 am by UChicagoLaw
Access Justice laws give people equal opportunity to enjoy primary goods, ensuring that access to these goods is not allocated by markets and is not tilted in favor of wealth and privilege. [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]
29 Jun 2015, 9:23 am by UChicagoLaw
“Newtonian Law and Economics, Quantum Law and Economics, and the Search for a Theory of Relativity” At this law school, “law and economics” is a mantra. [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]
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]
25 Aug 2011, 10:18 pm
RT @UChicagoLaw: Becker-Posner Blog: The English Riots—Posner. Thanks for reading! [read post]