Quote of the Day - The love of one's country is a splendid thing. But why should love stop at the border?
Lawyer2Lawyer Internet Radio Checks The Arizona Border Controversy
Governor of Arizona Jan Brewer recently signed into law a strict immigration bill, the Support Our Law Enforcement and Safe Neighborhoods Act (SB1070 Act), igniting a nationwide discussion. Please join me and my fellow attorney and co-host Bob Ambrogi as we welcome Attorney Marielena Hincapié, Executive Director of the National Immigration Law Center and Professor Paul Bender, at the Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law at Arizona State University, to look at both sides of this controversial debate . They discuss the legality and constitutionality of this new law and what this means for the state of Arizona and immigration reform.
Lawyer 2 Lawyer Internet Radio Takes A Look At Wall Street And The SEC
The Securities and Exchange Commission recently filed civil fraud charges against investment bank, Goldman Sachs Group Inc. Please join me and my fellow attorneys and co-host Bob Ambrogi as we welcome Attorney Jacob S. Frenkel, from Shulman Rogers Gandal Pordy & Ecker, P.A and Attorney Palmer C. Hamilton, a member of the Government Relations Practice Group at Jones Walker to discuss the details of this lawsuit. They take a look at the SEC's current role, the impact of the lawsuit, financial regulation legislation and what this means for Wall Street.
Lawyer2Lawyer Workers' Compensation Claims For NFL Players Coping With Dementia
As first reported in a series of New York Times articles by reporter Alan Schwarz, researchers have linked pro football careers and concussions with climbing rates of depression, dementia and even Alzheimer's disease. Please join me and my fellow attorney and co-host Robert Ambrogi as we welcome Christopher Nowinski, President and CEO of the Sports Legacy Institute and Attorney Alan S. Pierce from the Law offices of Alan S. Pierce & Associates and host of Workers' Comp Matters, to discuss the latest in workers' comp claims against the NFL. They focus on the long-term effects of concussions from football, the NFL's role in helping these players, the workers' comp issues involved and creating public awareness about this serious issue in the NFL and in other sports. For more information on this important issue, including over 100 New York Times articles by Alan Schwarz, click here.
Lawyer2Lawyer Internet Radio Looks At Obama's Union Lawyer Appointments To NLRB
Recently, President Obama appointed two union lawyers, Craig Becker and Mark Pearce to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) creating a labor law controversy. Some say that the addition of Becker and Pearce will restore balance, while others, like business groups, fear their influence on the board will cater to unions on big issues. Please join my co-host and fellow attorney Bob Ambrogi as he welcomes Nancy Schiffer, Associate General Counsel with the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations, (AFL-CIO) and Attorney Charles I. Cohen, senior counsel in Morgan Lewis & Bockius' Labor and Employment Practice, to get their reaction to the recess appointments of Becker and Pearce to the NLRB.
Lawyer2Lawyer Internet Radio Delves Into The New Health Care Reform Controversy
Under a storm of controversy and additional "fixes" to healthcare reform, President Obama finally signed the highly contested health care bill into law. At least 14 States have filed suits challenging the constitutionality of the new Health Care Law. Please join me and my Lawyer2Lawyer guest co-host David E. Frank welcome Lanny J. Davis, partner in the law firm of McDermott Will & Emery LLP and David B. Rivkin, Jr., partner in the Washington office of Baker Hostetler LLP, to talk about these legal challenges to the new law.
Lawyer2Lawyer Internet Radio Looks At The Clergy Abuse Scandal
A three-and-a-half year government investigation in Ireland, called the Murphy report, revealed a cover-up of three decades of clergy sexual abuse in the Catholic church. And, in an official pastoral letter to Irish sexual abuse victims, Pope Benedict XVI apologized to Ireland's Catholics. Please join me as I welcome guests Attorney Helen L. McGonigle, herself a victim of clergy abuse and victim's advocate and Vincent Shannon, Senior Partner of Shannons Solicitors in Dublin, Ireland. They discuss the investigations into allegations of sexual abuse at the hands of priests, the Vatican's tepid response, legal jurisdictions versus canon law and what victims of clergy sexual abuse can do legally here and abroad.
Lawyer2Lawyer Internet Radio Fixes Washington, D.C.
In every city and town in America, there has been an overwhelming reaction to the political gridlock in Washington D.C. over healthcare, economic recovery, taxes, Afghanistan (almost everything). So why can't the lawyers in Congress who specialize in negotiating solutions to problems fix Washington? Please join me and my fellow co-host and attorney Bob Ambrogi as we welcome Attorney Philip K. Howard, a well-known leader of legal reform in America and founder of Common Good, to examine the problem.
Lawyer2Lawyer Internet Radio Covers The Google Book Settlement - Part Two
In the second part of Lawyer2Lawyer on the Google Books Settlement, please join me and my fellow attorney and co-host Bob Ambrogi as we welcome back Attorney Jonathan Band and a new guest, Attorney Cindy Cohn, the Legal Director for the Electronic Frontier Foundation, to take a closer look at the complex Google Books Settlement. They explore the deeper legal issues like privacy, copyright and antitrust issues, who this settlement could ultimately benefit or hurt and whether consumers are better off with or without a settlement.
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