Government and the Law
By Yale Law School
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This collection features Yale Law School Faculty and distinguished guests speaking on how the law affects government and visa versa.
||A Simple, Fair, and Competitive Tax Plan||Professor Michael Graetz discusses the ideas presented in his new book "100 Million Unnecessary Returns" in which he takes on the U.S. tax code, arguing that the system should be completely restructured.||17 1 2008||Free||View in iTunes|
||Publicly Funded Scientific Research: Your Rights to Access||Dr. Harold Varmus, President & CEO, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, discusses the public's right to access results of publicly funded scientific research.||30 4 2009||Free||View in iTunes|
||The Democracy Index: Why Our Election System is Failing and How to Fix it||Professor Heather Gerken discusses her new book "The Democracy Index: Why Our Election System is Failing and How to Fix it" in which she proposes a ranking system that would rate the performance of state and local election systems.||30 4 2009||Free||View in iTunes|
||An Urban Mayor's Perspective on Public Interest Advocacy||Cory Booker, mayor of Newark, N.J., gives the keynote address at the 10th Annual Arthur Liman Public Interest Law Colloquium.||30 4 2009||Free||View in iTunes|
||Intellectual Property in the Age of Epidemics||The Federalists Society at Yale Law School sponsored a debate on intellectual property protections concerning human rights and medical innovation between NYU Law Professor Richard Epstein and YLS visiting Assoc Professor Amy Kapczynski.||24 1 2011||Free||View in iTunes|
||National Security Law, Lawyers and Lawyering in the Obama Administration||The Honorable Jeh Charles Johnson, General Counsel of the Department of Defense, delivered the following Dean’s Lecture at Yale Law School on Feb. 22, 2012.||12 3 2012||Free||View in iTunes|