https://soundcloud.com/uchilrev/18-public-service-and-policy-interview-with-valerie-jarrett-obama-wh-senior-advisor For today’s episode, we interviewed Ms. Valerie Jarrett, a Distinguished Senior Fellow at the University of Chicago Law School. Most recently, Jarrett was a Senior Advisor to President Barack Obama. During her time at the White House, she oversaw the Offices of Public Engagement and Intergovernmental Affairs and chaired the White House Council on… Continue reading Briefly 1.8 – Public Service and Policy: Interview with Valerie Jarrett, Obama WH Senior Advisor
https://soundcloud.com/uchilrev/16-masterpiece-cakeshop-interview-with-solicitor-general-fred-yarger Masterpiece Cakeshop v Colorado Civil Rights Commission is one of the most high-profile cases before the Supreme Court this term. We interviewed Colorado Solicitor General Fred Yarger, who represented Colorado during oral argument. The first part of the interview focuses on Masterpiece itself. In 2012, a gay couple asked a Colorado baker named Jack… Continue reading Briefly 1.7 – Masterpiece Cakeshop: Interview with Colorado Solicitor General Fred Yarger
https://soundcloud.com/uchilrev/title-ix-part-3 This is Part Three of our three-part series on Title IX sexual misconduct proceedings. There is a debate across college campuses about how universities should handle sexual misconduct cases. In Part One, we looked at the proceedings generally, and in Part Two we specifically looked at the standard of evidence: what has to be… Continue reading Briefly 1.6 – Sexual Misconduct in Higher Education: Procedural Protections (Part Three)
https://soundcloud.com/uchilrev/title-ix-part-2 This is Part Two of our three-part series discussing Title IX, and sexual misconduct proceedings on university campuses. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos recently attracted controversy by rescinding the Obama administration’s guidance for how universities should handle sexual misconduct cases on their campuses. We interviewed four professors separately to consider the evidence standard in… Continue reading Briefly 1.5 – Sexual Misconduct in Higher Education: What is the Proper Standard of Proof? (Part Two)
https://soundcloud.com/uchilrev/title-ix-part-1 This is Part One of our three-part series discussing Title IX, and sexual misconduct proceedings on university campuses. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos recently attracted controversy by rescinding the Obama administration’s guidance for how universities should handle sexual misconduct cases on their campuses. How do these proceedings function? What did the Obama administration require?… Continue reading Briefly 1.4 – Sexual Misconduct in Higher Education: Title IX and Campus Proceedings (Part One)
https://soundcloud.com/uchilrev/13-the-costs-of-free-speech-a-discussion-with-professors-geoffrey-stone-and-genevieve-lakier In the wake of hate group rallies and protests of controversial speakers on college campuses, how far does the right to free speech extend? What are its limits? Should the federal government and universities be empowered to place further restrictions on speech, or would further curtailments do more harm than good? Join us as… Continue reading Briefly 1.3 — The Costs of Free Speech: Hate Speech, College Campuses, and the Marketplace of Ideas
https://soundcloud.com/uchilrev/12-sanctuary-cities-and-the-federal-government-can-cities-be-compelled-to-enforce-immigration-law The City of Chicago, in addition to other state and local governments, sued the Federal Government after Attorney General Jeff Sessions attempted to withhold certain federal funds from "sanctuary cities." Sessions' move is intended to prevent these cities from stymieing federal immigration enforcement. Chicago and others claim withholding federal funds violates the Constitution and… Continue reading Briefly 1.2 — Sanctuary Cities and Federal Government: Can Cities Be Compelled to Enforce Immigration Law?