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Welcome to Law Talk with Richard Epstein and John Yoo. Our show is hosted by Troy Senik. You can find all episodes, new and old, here.

Welcome to Law Talk with Richard Epstein and John Yoo. Our show is hosted by Troy Senik. You can find all episodes, new and old, here.
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Welcome to Law Talk with Richard Epstein and John Yoo. Our show is hosted by Troy Senik. You can find all episodes, new and old, here.

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Episodes

124. “You Asked”

8/17/2019
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Once a year we throw open the doors of the faculty lounge and let the Law Talk audience ask questions of Professors Richard Epstein and John Yoo. This year’s result: a conversation that touches on everything from acquiring Greenland to whether John Adams was a constitutional scofflaw, from whether federal courts have gotten too trigger […] Join the conversation and comment on this podcast episode: https://ricochet.com/podcast/law-talk/law-talk-with-epstein-yoo-senik-you-asked/. Now...

Duration:01:29:16

123. You Can’t Lick It

7/12/2019
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It’s time for summer school in the faculty lounge and Professors Richard Epstein and John Yoo are reviewing the Supreme Court term that was. On this episode: was the census ruling a backdoor victory for critics of the administrative state? Are critics right that Alex Acosta should have done more to prosecute Jeffrey Epstein? John […] Join the conversation and comment on this podcast episode: https://ricochet.com/podcast/law-talk/you-cant-lick-it/. Now become a Ricochet member for only...

Duration:00:57:01

122. Free The Nipple

5/16/2019
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It’s a lively session in the faculty lounge as Professors Richard Epstein and John Yoo navigate a minefield of legal controversies: what do Alabama’s new restrictions on abortion mean for the future of Roe v. Wade? What’s the proper libertarian position on compulsory vaccinations? Does Congress have a leg to stand on in its pursuit […] Sponsored by Lending Club Join the conversation and comment on this podcast episode: https://ricochet.com/podcast/law-talk/free-the-nipple/. Now become...

Duration:01:00:58

121. Parking Strictly Enforced

4/26/2019
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The faculty lounge has reopened and Professors Richard Epstein and John Yoo are colluding to bring you top-shelf legal analysis. On this installment: is the Mueller Report vindication of President Trump or the predicate for impeachment? Can the White House resist congressional subpoenas? Can congressional Democrats (or a wily coalition of state governments) force the […] Sponsored by DonorsTrust Join the conversation and comment on this podcast episode:...

Duration:00:59:55

120. It’s Mueller Time

3/27/2019
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It’s March Madness in the faculty lounge — and with the current news cycle, this episode is a layup line for Professors Epstein and Yoo. On the agenda: a deep dive into the Mueller Report; a look at the legal ramifications of the college admissions scandal; and a discussion of the Jussie Smollett controversy (one […] Sponsored by DonorsTrust Join the conversation and comment on this podcast episode: https://ricochet.com/podcast/law-talk/its-mueller-time-2/. Now become a Ricochet...

Duration:00:56:10

119. Well Dressed

2/27/2019
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The newest installment of Law Talk sees debate brewing in the faculty lounge as Professors Richard Epstein and John Yoo find themselves on the opposite side of several issues. On the agenda: Did Michael Cohen’s testimony change anything about the case against Trump? Can the president’s emergency measures to build a border wall stand up […] Join the conversation and comment on this podcast episode: https://ricochet.com/podcast/law-talk/well-dressed/. Now become a Ricochet member for only...

Duration:01:07:53

118. The Burger Kings

1/18/2019
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On the first Law Talk of 2019, Professors Richard Epstein and John Yoo are tackling the big issues: can President Trump build a border wall by declaring a national emergency? Was the FBI within its rights to open an investigation of the president after the Comey firing? What happens when a Supreme Court justice stops […] Join the conversation and comment on this podcast episode: https://ricochet.com/podcast/law-talk/the-burger-kings/. Now become a Ricochet member for only $5.00 a month!...

Duration:00:59:15

117. The Right to Bear Nunchucks

12/22/2018
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It’s an end-of-the-year blowout in the Faculty Lounge, as Professors Richard Epstein and John Yoo are tackling 2018’s madcap final month. Why is the Supreme Court’s immigration ruling not as dramatic as it sounds? Is President Trump in genuine legal trouble this time? Is there a silver lining to the departure of Jim Mattis? Why […] Sponsored by DonorsTrust Join the conversation and comment on this podcast episode: https://ricochet.com/podcast/law-talk/the-right-to-bear-nunchucks/. Now...

Duration:01:00:53

116. The Elephant In The Room

11/29/2018
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Thanksgiving may be over, but Professors Richard Epstein and John Yoo are serving up a feast of legal analysis. Can the courts halt the president’s plan to keep out asylum seekers? Who won the Trump-John Roberts showdown? Is the appointment of Jeff Sessions’ interim replacement unconstitutional? What the hell is going on with Paul Manafort? […] Sponsored by Casper, RXBAR Join the conversation and comment on this podcast episode:...

Duration:00:58:09

115. The Big Leagues

10/27/2018
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In a jam-packed hour of Law Talk, Professors Richard Epstein and John Yoo are tackling all the big questions: Should Michael Avenatti stand trial for his role in the Kavanugh hearings? What does international law have to say about the Jamal Khashoggi murder? What power does President Trump have to stop the migrant caravan from […] Sponsored by Casper, RXBAR Join the conversation and comment on this podcast episode: https://ricochet.com/podcast/law-talk/the-big-leagues/. Now become a...

Duration:01:01:47

114. Here Comes The Judge

10/5/2018
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It’s a rare single-topic Law Talk. As the Supreme Court drama finally comes to a close, Professors Richard Epstein and John Yoo deliver the last word on the Kavanaugh confirmation: the twists and turns of the original allegations, the theatrics of the Christine Blasey Ford hearing, the damage to the Court’s public standing, whether the […] Sponsored by Casper, Lending Club, RXBAR Join the conversation and comment on this podcast episode:...

Duration:00:54:10

113. Ask The Professors

8/28/2018
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August means audience Q&A in the faculty lounge. Sure, professors Richard Epstein and John Yoo are dealing with Michael Cohen’s guilty plea and the Mueller investigation, but they’re also taking on the important issues: why isn’t occupational licensing covered by the Full Faith & Credit Clause? Is the Federal Reserve constitutional? Which Supreme Court justice […] Sponsored by Casper, Lending Club, RXBAR Join the conversation and comment on this podcast episode:...

Duration:01:07:56

112. Oh Baby

7/25/2018
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It’s the July episode of Law Talk and summer school has never been this much fun. On this episode: live reactions to the efforts to impeach Rod Rosenstein; judging the Brett Kavanaugh nomination; a breakdown of the Supreme Court’s Janus ruling; and the professors weigh in on the controversy over birthright citizenship. Come for the […] Sponsored by RXBAR, Lending Club Join the conversation and comment on this podcast episode: https://ricochet.com/podcast/law-talk/oh-baby/. Now become...

Duration:00:58:08

111. Have Your Cake

6/15/2018
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It may be graduation season, but the faculty lounge is still open for business and professors Richard Epstein and John Yoo are holding court. This time around: What does the Inspector General’s report really tell us about James Comey’s tenure at the FBI? Was the North Korea summit a diplomatic breakthrough or an unforced error? […] Sponsored by Lending Club, Quip, RXBAR Join the conversation and comment on this podcast episode:...

Duration:01:04:04

110. Craps

5/31/2018
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Professors Richard Epstein and John Yoo are back from Memorial Day and the holiday’s been good to them: John’s got dispatches from Hawaii (tune in for the spam coverage) and Epstein’s got big news on the Roman law front.Then they turn to the burning issues: pardons for Dinesh D’Souza, Martha Stewart, and Rod Blagojevich? Did […] Sponsored by Casper, RXBAR, Quip Join the conversation and comment on this podcast episode: https://ricochet.com/podcast/law-talk/craps/. Now become a...

Duration:01:08:24

109. Pardon Us

4/28/2018
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The faculty lounge has reopened — and just in time to mark a landmark birthday for one of our esteemed instructors. After the festivities, the professors weigh in on a gaggle of issues: the Trump travel ban goes before the Supreme Court; another legal smackdown over DACA; the prospects for progress in North Korea; Syria […] Sponsored by RXBAR, Quip Join the conversation and comment on this podcast episode: https://ricochet.com/podcast/law-talk/pardon-us/. Now become a Ricochet member...

Duration:01:02:13

108. The Asparagus Problem

3/16/2018
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Professors Richard Epstein and John Yoo are reopening the faculty lounge, and this month things are getting lively. First up: is a member of the Law Talk team headed for the White House? Then, do talks with North Korea have a chance of working? Will the Trump Administration stop California’s plans to thwart immigration enforcement? […] Sponsored by Quip, RXBAR Join the conversation and comment on this podcast episode: https://ricochet.com/podcast/law-talk/the-asparagus-problem/. Now...

Duration:01:00:56

107. Lawyers, Guns, and Russians

2/19/2018
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It may be Presidents Day (it’s not, actually — more on that later), but the faculty lounge is still open for business. In this months’ session, Professors Richard Epstein and John Yoo are tackling the latest revelations from the Mueller investigation, what can be done about gun violence consistent with the Second Amendment, and whether […] Sponsored by Casper, Quip Join the conversation and comment on this podcast episode:...

Duration:01:06:30

106. Something Fishy

1/28/2018
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It’s the first Law Talk of the new year and Professors Richard Epstein and John Yoo are starting off 2018 with verve. On this installment: who looks worse in the Mueller investigation, President Trump or the FBI? Is trading DACA for a border wall a grand bargain or a big mistake? Can California prosecute business […] Sponsored by RXBAR, Quip Join the conversation and comment on this podcast episode: https://ricochet.com/podcast/law-talk/something-fishy/. Now become a Ricochet member for...

Duration:01:06:00

105. Resolutions

12/29/2017
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On the final Law Talk of 2017, Professors Richard Epstein and John Yoo are taking a look back at the year that was. First, an assessment of President Trump’s first year in office, on matters both foreign and domestic. Is it possible that our dynamic duo is warming to The Donald? Then, what do the […] Sponsored by Casper, RXBAR Join the conversation and comment on this podcast episode: https://ricochet.com/podcast/law-talk/resolutions/. Now become a Ricochet member for only $5.00 a...

Duration:01:04:53