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The #MeToo Movement Through a Legal Lens

With Professors Laura Beth Nielsen and Deborah Tuerkheimer What started out as a viral moment has grown into a movement that has resulted in both praise and controversy. Laura Beth ...

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Taking a Closer Look at Free Speech

Professor Martin Redish Whether it’s Milo Yiannopoulos being unable to speak at Berkeley or James Damore being fired for his Google memo, freedom of speech has repeatedly emerged as a topic ...

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Cities, States and The Trump Administration: Clashes of Federal and Local Government

Professors David Dana and Nadav Shoked There are looming conflicts between the Trump administration and local governments on a number of issues, including (but not limited to) ...

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A Conversation with Professor James Pfander on ‘Constitutional Torts and the War on Terror’

In his new book, James E. Pfander, Owen L. Coon Professor of Law, examines the judicial response to human rights claims arising from the Bush Administration’s war on terror. Despite widespread ...

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The Supreme Court, Neil Gorsuch, and the Nuclear Option

Attorney Carter Phillips (JD ’77) The Supreme Court has faced a whirlwind of change and controversy over the last year, first with the death of Justice Scalia and then with the ...

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Trump Administration and the Law

Professors Eugene Kontorovich, Andrew Koppelman, and Deborah Tuerkheimer Trump’s presidency has brought about a lot of change, especially in regard to law. In this episode of ...

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A Conversation with Professor Stephen Presser on “Law Professors: Three Centuries of Shaping American Law”

Stephen Presser, Raoul Berger Professor of Law Emeritus, argues in his new book, "Law Professors: Three Centuries of Shaping American Law" (West Academic, 2017), that there is no country in the ...

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Sexual Misconduct on Campus

Professor Deborah Tuerkheimer The issue of sexual assault on campuses and how to best combat these incidents is a highly debated topic among legal professionals. How should these crimes be ...

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The Evolution of Copyright in Music

Professor Peter DiCola New technology has greatly lowered the barrier of entry into the music industry for new artists looking to release recordings and distribute their music broadly. How ...

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