Liberty Under Law

by The Robert H. Jackson Center

A podcast of the Robert H. Jackson Center that explores contemporary issues of equality, fairness, and justice with a Jacksonian lens through in-depth conversations with experts, academics, innovators, and those doing the boots-on-the-ground work. Liberty under Law also addresses important historic events in the life and legacy of Robert H. Jackson, U.S. Supreme Court Justice and Chief U.S. Prosecutor at Nuremberg. Hosted by Kr... Read more

Podcast episodes

  • Season 2

  • S02 E04 - The Importance of Diversity in the Judiciary

    S02 E04 - The Importance of Diversity in the Judiciary

    Dr. Katelyn Stauffer and Dr. Alex Badas join Kristan to discuss the importance of diversity in the judiciary, including how it impacts public perception of decisions and nominees.Dr. Stauffer is an Assistant professor in the depar...

    01:03:22
  • S02 E03 - Paths to Justice for Russian War Crimes Against Ukraine

    S02 E03 - Paths to Justice for Russian War Crimes Against Ukraine

    David Crane joins Kristan to discuss the international humanitarian law implications of Russia's invasion of Ukraine including the laws governing armed conflict and the possible paths to hold Russia's leadership accountable and pr...

    55:03
  • S02 E02 - Truth About Voting Rights

    S02 E02 - Truth About Voting Rights

    Atiba Ellis joins Kristan to discuss voting rights laws, with a focus on how propaganda impacts trust in the system, and the roles politicians and voters need to play. Atiba Ellis is a professor of law at the Marquette University...

    57:38
  • S02 E01 - Varieties of Democracy

    S02 E01 - Varieties of Democracy

    This is the first episode of Season 2 and the theme for this year is Democracy on Trial. Staffan I. Lindberg and Kelly Morrison of the V-Dem Institute join Kristan to discuss democracy and autocracy around the globe. Each year, th...

    56:37
  • Season 1

  • S01 E23 - Cold War Secrets Revealed: Arthur T Downey

    S01 E23 - Cold War Secrets Revealed: Arthur T Downey

    The final installment of our Cold War Secrets Revealed seminar features Professor Arthur T. Downey. He speaks about his government experience and his book - The Cold War: Law, Lawyers, Spies and Crises.The Robert H. Jackson Center...

    49:18