Alexander Hamilton on Judicial Independence

Short video featuring Adam White
Adam J. White October 20, 2016

What is the proper role of the Supreme Court in the government and in society? Adam White, research fellow at the Hoover Institution, explains Federalist No. 78, Alexander Hamilton's take on the role of the Supreme Court, and what judicial independence means for America today.

Confident Pluralism: Living in a Deeply Diverse Society

Short video featuring John Inazu
John Inazu October 12, 2016

How can we thrive in a modern society with serious ideological differences between us? Washington University School of Law Professor John Inazu discusses the idea of “confident pluralism” and the value of our profound differences.

Samsung v. Apple (Smartphone Patent Wars)

Short video featuring Greg Dolin
Gregory Dolin October 06, 2016

How will the Supreme Court rule on a high-stakes patent law case? Professor Greg Dolin of the University of Baltimore School of Law weighs in on this $1B lawsuit between Samsung and Apple, a patent war that has been fought in courtrooms around the world which may finally be settled by the Supreme Court in what is being called the patent trial of the century. Oral argument is October 11, 2016. 

Salman v. United States (The Insider Trading Case)

Short video featuring Thaya Brook Knight
Thaya Brook Knight October 03, 2016

How will the Supreme Court rule on a new insider trading case? Thaya Brook Knight, associate director of financial regulation studies at the Cato Institute, explains the case of Salman v. United States and how the Court's decision may change insider trading law in America. Oral argument is October 5, 2016.

How Does Bitcoin Fit into Traditional Monetary Policy?

Short video featuring Max Raskin
Max Raskin September 29, 2016

Max Raskin, Research Fellow at the Institute for Judicial Administration at NYU Law, explains the impact of Bitcoin and other digital currencies on the Federal Reserve and centralized banking systems in general.