Is there more to understanding the law than what you are learning in class? Want some additional view points? The No. 86 project provides different perspectives on key concepts and cases throughout the law school curriculum. Concise, visual presentations challenge your thinking and expand your knowledge base.View Courses
No. 86, a reference to the Federalist Papers, continues the conversations our Founding Fathers had in 85 Papers about the proper structure of government.
The project is designed specifically for an audience of law students - providing commentary and analysis on topics relating to the law school curriculum.
The spirit of debate of our Founding Fathers animates all of the No. 86 videos. Video content encourages discussion and critical reflection relative to how each subject is widely understood and taught in law schools and among law students.
This module in the No. 86 video project explores the central role in that structure plays in the document that has governed a free people for over 200 years.
Professor Richard Epstein of NYU School of Law provides an alternative to the conventional view that property rights are arbitrarily created by the state, and therefore can be changed at will by the state.
Explore debates over the unitary executive, whether the state or the federal government gets to decide, what is and is not permitted under the Commerce Clause, separation of powers, judicial review...and others.
Roman Law was once part of the standard law school curriculum but is now only studied by specialists (most of whom are not lawyers). What insight does it bring to our understanding of the law today? What can a law student learn from studying some of its core tenets?
Educating law students about the history and function of the administrative state, and highlighting controversies that have developed over the scope of power that agencies frequently exercise.
Have you ever wondered what it means to be an originalist? Ever been confused about the different forms of originalism? Wondered what the best justifications for this approach to interpreting the Constitution are? This unit in the No. 86 video project explores these questions and more.
Are you confused by your 1L Property Class? Struggling with key cases and concepts? This unit in the No. 86 video series is designed to be a study aid as well as a place you can hear alternative viewpoints to how the subject is being taught in the classroom.
Are you confused by Contracts? Struggling with key cases and concepts? This unit in the No. 86 video series is designed to be a study aid as well as a place you can hear alternative viewpoints to how the subject is being taught in the classroom.
Short, digestible videos on key topics in a variety of legal subjects
Dynamic, visually stimulating presentations that make concepts easily digestible
Hear arguments and topics that you might not encounter in the classroom
Engage more with our community to discuss and debate the ideas presented