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This is "Briefly," a podcast produced by The University of Chicago Law Review. Join us as we discuss current cases, contemporary controversies, and the forefront of legal scholarship.

"Briefly" by The University of Chicago Law Review "Briefly" by The University of Chicago Law Review

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This is "Briefly," a podcast produced by The University of Chicago Law Review. Join us as we discuss current cases, contemporary controversies, and the forefront of legal scholarship.

    Access to Justice

    Access to Justice

    Huge numbers of civil cases feature at least one party who lacks legal representation. Host Adam Hassanein and Professor Anna Carpenter (Utah Law) discuss the ins and outs of the access-to-justice problem—and solutions sounding in law, policy, and human decency.

    • 47 min
    The Shadow Docket

    The Shadow Docket

    What on earth is the Supreme Court’s “shadow docket”? Steve Vladeck (U. Texas Law) and Kate Shaw (Cardozo Law) join host Deb Malamud to explain the Court’s unusual—and controversial—way of resolving some of our nation’s most pressing legal controversies.

    Twitter @uchilrev | lawreviewblog.uchicago.edu | Music from bensound.com

    • 32 min
    The United States Of Bankruptcy

    The United States Of Bankruptcy

    The COVID-19 pandemic has brought longstanding public pension crises to a boiling point. Defaults would be catastrophic. But what if states could file for bankruptcy, like cities can? Host Matthew Reade and Professor David A. Skeel (U. Penn Law) discuss the promise and pitfalls—constitutional, political, and practical—of states in bankruptcy.

    Twitter @uchilrev | lawreviewblog.uchicago.edu | Music from bensound.com

    • 52 min
    NPAs and DPAs: 10 Years Since Massey

    NPAs and DPAs: 10 Years Since Massey

    When companies break the law, prosecutors often turn to deferred or non-prosecution agreements to induce reform. But some criticize DPAs and NPAs as an escape hatch for companies to pay their way out of liability. Host Nathan Tschepik discusses DPAs, NPAs, their critics, and their future with Profs. Andrew Boutros (U. Chicago Law) and Brandon Garrett (Duke Law). To take a peek at some of these agreements, check out the Corporate Prosecution Registry (corporate-prosecution-registry.com).

    Twitter @uchilrev | lawreviewblog.uchicago.edu | Music from bensound.com

    • 51 min
    Law, Psychology & False Confessions

    Law, Psychology & False Confessions

    Why do people confess to crimes they didn't commit? Host Taiyee Chien and guest Professor Richard A. Leo (U. San Francisco Law) explore the difficult and persistent psychological phenomenon of false confessions—and how the law can address it going forward.

    • 1 hr 12 min
    Presidential Power & Its Limits

    Presidential Power & Its Limits

    President Obama used his "pen & phone" to transform the immigration laws. President Trump declared an emergency to fund his border wall. Presidential power seems ascendant—or is it? John Yoo and Sai Prakash join host Miriam George to discuss presidential power, its limits, and its future. Guests: Profs. John Yoo (UC Berkeley Law) & Sai Prakash (U. Virginia Law)

    Twitter @uchilrev | lawreviewblog.uchicago.edu | Music from bensound.com

    • 41 min

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