Joe and I wind up the material by discussing the tiers of scrutiny.
Joe and I discuss the methods and debates of statutory interpretation.
Joe and I discuss the readings on administrative agencies, rulemaking, and Chevron deference.
Joe and I discuss the regulatory takings cases.
Joe and I discuss the theories of distributive justice as described in the reading.
Joe and I talk about the Tragedy of the Commons and the selection on behavioral law and economics. We leave discussion of the cases for class.
Joe and I discuss the reading on law and economics and the set of cases that follow it.
Joe and I discuss the Supreme Court's 1972 opinion, Furman v. Georgia, striking down Georgia's death penalty. Mostly, though, we talk about the issues behind and surrounding the opinion, preparing us for class discussion on the case itself.
Joe and I discuss the readings on utilitarianism, deontology, and virtue ethics.
Joe and I discuss the Court's search for a test for the Establishment Clause in Lee v. Weisman.
Joe and I discuss the third reading, on legal argument, legal systems, and rules and standards.
Joe and I discuss the foundational U.S. Supreme Court case, Marbury v. Madison.
Hi! In this first recording, I say hello and talk a little about what you can expect.