Episode 5

Prof. Joshua Kleinfeld on Scholary Rigor and Intellectual Orthodoxies

Prof. Joshua Kleinfeld is a Professor of Law at Northwestern Pritzker School of Law. His research focuses on the distinctive social function and sense of justice at work in the criminal system. He also studies the theory and practice of democratic self-governance as both a matter of political theory and of public law.

Prof. Kleinfeld joins Zack and guest host Katie Mahoney to talk about everything from scholarly rigor and epistemology to the state of legal education and the nature of law.

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The Yale Law School Federalist Society Podcast

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Jonathan Feld

Jonathan Feld is the Public Affairs Officer on the Federalist Society's First-Year Board. Before law school, he was the research assistant in the President’s Office of the American Enterprise Institute. He holds degrees from Cambridge and Princeton.

You can find him wasting his time on Twitter at @JonathanFeld.
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Zack Austin

Zack Austin is the President of the Yale Federalist Society. During law school, he worked for the US Attorney for the District of Connecticut and the Solicitor General of Ohio. Before law school, he worked on the WWI Centennial Commission and at the American Enterprise Institute.