Briefly 3.3 – Genealogy Databases and the Fourth Amendment

This is Briefly, a production of the University of Chicago Law Review. Today we're discussing law enforcement's use of genealogy databases to solve cold cases and related Fourth Amendment implications. We spoke to Natalie Ram, Assistant Professor at the University of Baltimore Law School, and Jason Kreag, Associate Professor at the University of Arizona James … Continue reading Briefly 3.3 – Genealogy Databases and the Fourth Amendment

Briefly 3.2 – How to Save a Constitutional Democracy

This is Briefly, a production of the University of Chicago Law Review. Today we're discussing the global trend of democratic backsliding with Professor Aziz Huq and Professor Tom Ginsburg of the University of Chicago Law School. Professors Ginsburg and Huq have recently written the book, "How to Save a Constitutional Democracy," on that subject. Music … Continue reading Briefly 3.2 – How to Save a Constitutional Democracy

Briefly 2.8 – Solving the Privacy Paradox

This is Briefly, a production of the University of Chicago Law Review. Today we’re discussing some legal concerns related to the collection and use, or misuse, of personal data. Today’s podcast features interviews with Professor Lior Strahilevitz and Professor Omri Ben-Shahar, from the University of Chicago Law School. This episode was produced by Yosef Schaffel. … Continue reading Briefly 2.8 – Solving the Privacy Paradox

Briefly 2.7 – Bureaucratic Resistance

https://soundcloud.com/uchilrev/bureaucratic-resistance Bureaucratic resistance occurs when civil servants disobey the orders of elected officials and political appointees. Some kind of bureaucratic shirking is inevitable in modern government, but bureaucratic resistance has been uniquely public during the first two years of the Trump administration. Today we're joined today by Jennifer Nou, Professor of Law at the University … Continue reading Briefly 2.7 – Bureaucratic Resistance

Briefly 2.6 – #MeToo and Corporate Law

https://soundcloud.com/uchilrev/metoo-and-corporate-law Today on Briefly we’re discussing the increasingly important intersection of the #MeToo movement and corporate law. What do corporations do in response to sexual assault allegations? Do corporate actions downplay the victim's struggle, or do they play an important role in shaping society when politics doesn't work? We spoke to two scholars, Daniel Hemel, a professor … Continue reading Briefly 2.6 – #MeToo and Corporate Law

Briefly 2.5 – 911 Nuisances and Victims of Domestic Violence

https://soundcloud.com/uchilrev/25-911-nuisances-and-victims-of-domestic-violence Traditional nuisance ordinances are environmental regulations that prohibit things like piling trash in a yard or making loud noises at night. But some ordinances prohibit frequent 911 calls and allow the city to fine the property owner when 911 is called too many times to a certain property. These laws have dire consequences for … Continue reading Briefly 2.5 – 911 Nuisances and Victims of Domestic Violence