Season 1: The Future of Law
From autonomous vehicles to science and the courts, hosts Risa Goluboff and Leslie Kendrick explore cutting-edge issues facing law and society on the first season of “Common Law.” MORE
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With scientific evidence an intrinsic and complex part of today’s court cases, can judges keep up? Senior U.S. District Judge Jed Rakoff of the Southern District of New York discusses challenges and opportunities for jurists.
UVA Law professors Richard Schragger and Micah Schwartzman join Cornell’s Nelson Tebbe to discuss the evolution of the Supreme Court’s jurisprudence on religion.
As tech transforms traditional warfare, UVA Law professor Ashley Deeks explains how national security is changing and discusses whether the law can keep up.
From courtroom apps to analyzing law texts, UVA Law professor Michael Livermore explains how technology is reshaping legal processes and yielding new insights. More
UVA Law professor Kenneth Abraham and alum Mike Raschid ’86, chief legal officer and vice president of operations at Perrone Robotics, discuss what a future with autonomous vehicles will mean for liability and beyond. More
Public health policy expert and UVA Law professor Dayna Matthew ’87 explores factors — such as where you live and your race — that affect health outcomes, and how lawyers and doctors are teaming up to confront these challenges. More
We take a break from this season’s focus on the future of law to explore the future (and past) of Westeros with Virginia Solicitor General Toby Heytens ’00 and Professor Mila Versteeg. More
UVA Law professor Ruth Mason explains why the world is at a crossroads on international tax, as nations consider how to ensure that corporations like Google, Amazon and Apple are paying their fair share in a digital economy. More
UVA Law professor George Geis and attorney Mayme Donohue of Hunton Andrews Kurth discuss the impact of blockchain — the same technology fueling the rise of cryptocurrencies — on a range of industries, including law. More
Best-selling author John Grisham and UVA Law Innocence Project Director Deirdre Enright discuss the latest on innocence cases, forensics and the future of criminal justice. More
Risa Goluboff and Leslie Kendrick interview each other, talk about why they wanted to start a podcast, and discuss what this season will focus on. More