Episode 32: Yaron Nili and Side Letter Governance

A remotely-recorded podcast episode with Yaron Nili (SSRN; Law Repository), Professor of Law and Smith-Rowe Fellow in Business Law at the University of Wisconsin Law School. Professor Nili is an expert in corporate law, governance, and business. His …

Episode 27: Robert Yablon and Gerrylaundering

Robert Yablon, Associate Professor of Law and Faculty Co-Director of the State Democracy Research Initiative at the University of Wisconsin Law School, discusses his newest article, “Gerrylaundering”, which introduces the concept of “gerrylaundering” in order to best describe voting district mapmakers’ best efforts to lock in their favorable position by preserving key elements of their existing maps.

Episode 26: Mark Sidel and Restriction of NGOs

Mark Sidel, University of Wisconsin Doyle-Bascom Professor of Law and Public Affairs, discusses two of his recent articles, “Overseas NGOs and Foundations and Covid in China” and “Securitizing Overseas Nonprofit Work in China”, which cover the increasing tendency of governments to restrict foreign investments, grants, and donations to nonprofit and philanthropic organizations in those countries.

Episode 25: Anuj Desai and Textualism

Professor Anuj Desai, University of Wisconsin Voss Bascom Professor of Law, discusses his article “Text is Not Enough,” published in the Colorado Law Review, which is about textualism and statutory interpretation as seen through the lens of the 2020 Title VII Supreme Court Case Bostock v. Clayton County.

Episode 23: David M. Trubek and Richard Abel and the Short Happy Life of the Yale Program in Law and Modernization

David M. Trubek (the Voss-Bascom Professor of Law and Dean of International Studies Emeritus at the University of Wisconsin Law School) and Richard Abel (the Michael J. Connell Distinguished Professor of Law Emeritus at UCLA Law), to discuss their recent symposium issue, “The Short Happy Life of the Yale Program in Law and Modernization: From the Cold War to Comparative Legal Sociology and Critical Legal Studies.”