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This week, it's the latest edition of "Things Haven't Always Been Like This". Farah Peterson teaches us about the judges of the early 1800s and their now-strange-seeming institutional world in which judging and legislating were less distinct and more collaborative. This show’s links: Farah Peterson’s faculty profile Farah Peterson, Interpretation as Statecraft: Chancellor Kent and the Collaborative Era of American Statutory Interpretation Dark Sky (blog post) Siddhartha Mukherjee, The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer Oral Argument 168: Galaxy-Sized Diamond (with Maggie McKinley on petitioning in Congress) Richard Verdon, A Large Meteor Guido Calabresi, A Common Law for the Age of Statutes Special Guest: Farah Peterson.