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The Legal Academy is a show about law professors hosted by Professor Orin Kerr of the University of California, Berkeley Law School. It covers legal scholarship, the hiring market, teaching, and everything else that law professors care about. Every week features an interview with a leading law professor.More about Orin Kerr at www.OrinKerr.com

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The Legal Academy is a show about law professors hosted by Professor Orin Kerr of the University of California, Berkeley Law School. It covers legal scholarship, the hiring market, teaching, and everything else that law professors care about. Every week features an interview with a leading law professor.More about Orin Kerr at www.OrinKerr.com

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Best weekly hand curated episodes for learning

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The Legal Academy

Latest release on Sep 14, 2020

Best weekly hand curated episodes for learning

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Rank #1: Ep. 11: Randy Barnett

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The guest this week is Randy Barnett, Carmack Waterhouse Professor of Legal Theory at the Georgetown University Law Center.  Randy discusses how being a law professor has changed in the last 40 years; lessons from teaching at different law schools; the experience of being a libertarian law professor; and the role of law school centers.  

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Aug 06 2020

54mins

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Rank #2: Ep. 10: Emma Kaufman

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This is the tenth episode of The Legal Academy, a show about law professors hosted by Professor Orin Kerr of UC Berkeley Law School.  The guest this week is Emma Kaufman, Assistant Professor at New York University Law School.

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Jul 22 2020

48mins

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Rank #3: Ep. 9: Questions and Answers

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This is the ninth episode of The Legal Academy, a show about law professors hosted by Professor Orin Kerr of UC Berkeley Law School.  This week, Professor Kerr offers answers to reader questions.

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Jul 15 2020

44mins

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Rank #4: Ep. 8: Dan Rodriguez

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This is the eighth episode of The Legal Academy, a show about law professors hosted by Professor Orin Kerr of UC Berkeley Law School.  The guest this week is Daniel B. Rodriguez, the Harold Washington Professor of Law and Dean Emeritus at Northwestern Pritzker Law School. This episode is all about law school deans.  Topics include why a law professor might want to (or not want to) become a dean, the role of deans,  and hiring of deans.

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Jul 08 2020

55mins

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Rank #5: Ep. 7: Meera Deo

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This is the seventh episode of The Legal Academy, a show about law professors hosted by Professor Orin Kerr of UC Berkeley Law School.  The guest this week is Meera Deo, a Professor of Law at Thomas Jefferson School of Law.   We discuss Professor Deo's book, "Unequal Profession: Race and Gender in Legal Academia."

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Jun 30 2020

57mins

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Rank #6: Ep. 5: Eric Posner

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This is the fifth episode of The Legal Academy, a show about law professors hosted by Professor Orin Kerr of UC Berkeley Law School.  The guest this week is Eric Posner, the Kirkland & Ellis Distinguished Service Professor of Law at the University of Chicago Law School.

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Jun 16 2020

53mins

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Rank #7: Ep. 16: Reflections

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This is the last episode of The Legal Academy, offering reflections about the season from the host, Orin Kerr.

Sep 14 2020

37mins

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Rank #8: Ep. 15: Brian Leiter

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This week's guest is Brian Leiter, the Karl N. Llewellyn Professor of Jurisprudence at the University of Chicago Law School and the force behind the Leiter Rankings and Brian Leiter's Law School Reports. Topics include law school hiring trends, what it takes to hire top faculty, the role of law school rankings & the US News, and the hiring market in the COVID19 era

Aug 31 2020

58mins

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Rank #9: Ep. 13: Kristin Henning

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This week's guest is Professor Kristin Henning, the Agnes N. Williams Research Professor and Director of the Juvenile Justice Clinic of the Georgetown University Law Center. This week is all about clinical legal education. Topics include the role of law school clinics, hiring and promoting clinical faculty, the convergence between clinical and "podium" faculty, and how schools should choose among possible clinics.

Aug 20 2020

51mins

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Rank #10: Ep. 12: Nicola Lacey

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The guest this week is Nicola Lacey, the School Professor of Law, Gender and Social Policy at the London School of Economics..  This week focuses on legal education in England and how legal academia n England is different from legal academia in the United States.  Topics include the structure of legal education, the backgrounds and research agendas of British legal academics, and the government regulations that law professors in England encounter. 

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Aug 12 2020

45mins

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