Past Event Recordings

2022 Distinguished Visiting Professor of Law Lecture

April 20, 2022

Douglas NeJaime, Anne Urowsky Professor of Law at Yale Law School, discussed the origins of what the public has assumed are children’s true parents, parentage laws, and the role of genetic or gestational status in his lecture "True Parenthood."

2022 Robert S. Marx Lecture with Professor Dorothy A. Brown

February 21, 2022

Dorothy A. Brown, Asa Griggs Candler Professor of Law at Emory University School of Law, examines how federal tax policy disadvantages Black Americans in her latest book The Whiteness of Wealth: How The Tax System Impoverishes Black Americans – And How We Can Fix It. In her lecture “The Making of The Whiteness of Wealth: How Institutions Shape Academic Thought,” Professor Brown discussed her research and the process leading to its results.

2021 Harold C. Schott Lecture with Professor Felix Chang

November 10, 2021

As one of the urgent challenges of our time, inequality has drawn scholarly attention from all areas of law. In this lecture, Professor Chang will introduce his work on potential solutions for inequality in antitrust and inheritance law. More specifically, he will cover the legal and economic implications of ethnically segmented markets, as well as the influence of trusts & estates on intergenerational wealth mobility. These projects reflect the transdisciplinary nature of his prior scholarship. Watch: "Two Perspectives on Inequality"

2021 Constitution Day Lecture with Professor Richard Albert

September 17, 2021

Richard Albert, professor of world constitutions and director of constitutional studies at the University of Texas at Austin, will discuss the U.S. Constitution, why it is hard to amend, and why it is revered in his lecture “The Grenade, the Hourglass, and the Sundial: Constitutional Time in the United States and the World.”

2021 Corporate Law Symposium

March 12, 2021

Advances in digitization and machine learning have transformed legal analytics, easing the extraction and interpretation of large legal datasets. Additionally, legaltech upstarts are chipping away at the dominance of traditional legal research providers. More so than in decades, users have their pick of research tools and platforms. This Symposium brings together scholars and practitioners in digital humanities, computational legal analysis, computer science, legaltech, and other areas to discuss the trajectory of legal analytics.

2020-2021 Robert S. Marx Lecture

February 11, 2021

Bernadette Atuahene, professor of law at IIT, Chicago-Kent College of Law and a research professor at the American Bar Foundation, explores racist housing policy issues during her lecture “Detroit's Property Tax Foreclosure Crisis: A Tale of Structural Racism.”

Answering the Call: The Social Justice Life of the Honorable Nathaniel Raphael Jones

November 5, 2020

In recognition of Judge Nathanial Jones and his remarkable service to the United States and its citizens, the University of Cincinnati Law Review hosted the symposium Answering the Call:  The Social Justice Life of the Honorable Nathaniel Raphael Jones. Featuring well-known legal scholars and practitioners:

  •  Dennis Parker, CEO of the National Center for Law and Economic Justice; 
  •  Elise Boddie, Henry Rutgers Professor, Robert L. Carter Scholar, Rutgers Law School;
  • Erika Wilson, Associate Professor of Law, Wade Edwards Distinguished Scholar, Thomas Willis Lambeth Distinguished Chair in Public Policy, and Director of Clinical Programs, University of North Carolina School of Law; and
  • Renee Hutchins, Dean and Professor of Law, University of the District of Columbia David A. Clarke School of Law. 

2020 Schwartz Lecture in Torts

October 6, 2020

Lyrissa Lidsky, dean and Judge C. A. Leedy Professor of Law at the University of Missouri School of Law, analyzed trends in defamation cases to foretell what they foreshadow for modernizing defamation law during her lecture “Restating Defamation Law for the Twenty-First Century.”

Teach-In for Racial Justice

September 8 and 9, 2020

In solidarity with the  Scholar Strike for Racial Justice and Teach-in on September 8 and 9, 2020, seven law schools organized and participated in the Law School Anti-Racist Coalition’s Teach-In. A number of the sessions were recorded and are available on our website as well as on our YouTube page.

2020 Constitution Day Lecture with Professor Richard L. Hasen

September 17, 2020

Richard L. Hasen, Chancellor’s Professor of Law and Political Science at the University of California, Irvine School of Law, and UC Law’s Dean Verna Williams discuss U.S. elections with topics such as voter suppression, foreign interference, and the resilience of our electoral system during their interactive conversation “The Resilience of Our Electoral System.”

2019-2020 Robert S. Marx Lecture

Feb. 20, 2020

2019-2020 Distinguished Visiting Professor of Law Lecture

January 14, 2020

2019 Schwartz Lecture in Torts

October 15, 2019

2019 Constitution Day Lecture with Professor Melissa Murray

September 17, 2019

2019 Chesley Lecture with Rebecca Cook

February 6, 2019

  • Chesley Lecture, delivered by Rebecca Cook, Professor Emerita & Co-Director, International Reproductive and Sexual Health Law Programme at the University of Toronto

2018 Victor Schwartz Lecture in Torts

October 16, 2018

  • Schwartz Lecture, delivered by Ward Farnsworth, dean and John Jeffers Research Chair in Law at the University of Texas School of Law

2018 Taft Day Lecture with Jeffrey Rosen

September 14, 2018

Ballot Issue 1 and Criminal Legal Reform

September 26, 2018

2018 Constitution Day Lecture with Judge Wilkins

September 17, 2018

2018 Harold C. Schott Lecture: Professor Mark Godsey

September 11, 2018

Transatlantic Approaches to Racial Equality

April 13, 2018