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Lawyer2Lawyer Internet Radio Develops The Facts On The Death With Dignity Act
The legal and social debate over death with dignity and assisted suicide has reignited. Recently, the Death with Dignity bill surfaced in Massachusetts, where Representative Louis Kafka filed the bill on behalf of Al Lipkind of Stoughton, Massachusetts, who fought for legislation prior to his death after battling stomach cancer. Please join me and my fellow co-host and attorney Bob Ambrogi as we welcome Barbara Coombs Lee, President of Compassion & Choices to look at both sides of the controversial Death with Dignity Act, assisted suicide, ethical objections and current legislation here in the States and abroad.
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Lawyer2Lawyer Internet Radio Covers Cyberbullying
Just recently 15-year old student Phoebe Prince from South Hadley, Massachusetts took her own life after she was being constantly "cyberbullied" by a group of students at her school. Phoebe's story is one of many that has left communities reeling, schools in the hot seat and parents enraged by the lack of protection of their children and a lack of discipline against the perpetrators. Please join me and my fellow co-host and attorney Bob Ambrogi as we welcome David T. Tirella, partner at the firm Eaton, Powell & Tirella and Debra Johnston, founder of Students For Safer Schools and mother of Jeffrey Johnston, himself a victim of cyberbullying, to discuss the latest in cyberbulling prevention, legislation against cyberbullying and what to do if your child becomes a victim.
Lawyer2Lawyer Internet Radio Reviews The Recalls From Toyota And Honda
Car giant Toyota ordered a global recall of 400,000 Priuses for brake problems. This comes on the heels of earlier incidents where reported gas pedals were becoming stuck in floor mats in different makes and models of Toyotas. On this week's Lawyer2Lawyer, please join me and my co-host and fellow attorney Bob Ambrogi as we welcome Attorney Dee Miles from the law firm Beasley Allen and Mike Rozembajgier, Director of Recalls for ExpertRECALLTM, to discuss the latest. They take a look at the Toyota recall, the legal troubles that surround this recall and how the recall will impact customers and ultimately Toyota and Honda. Give a click on the podcast icon below and give a listen!
Lawyer2Lawyer Internet Radio Examines The Law On Abusive Relationsips, TROs And Murder
The murder of a young woman in Massachusetts raises new questions about the laws and the legal system in cases involving abusive relationships.
19-year old Allison Myrick was stabbed to death - her ex-boyfriend charged with murder. Authorities and family members revealed details including two restraining orders which did not prevent this tragic crime. Please join me and my fellow attorney and co-host Bob Ambrogi as we welcome Attorney Marsha Kazarosian from the Kazarosian Law Offices and the Honorable Judge Eugene M. Hyman from the Santa Clara County Superior Court in California, to explore what could have gone so terribly wrong. They will look at how the legal system, lawyers, legislators and others can better protect victims in abusive relationships and how we as a community can prevent these tragedies. Give a click on the podcast icon below and listen in!
Show Notes: If you or someone you know is involved in an abusive relationship, call National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-SAFE (1-800-799-7233) or contact Break The Cycle. You may donate in Allison Myrick's honor on line at: www.breakthecycle.org/donate or by phone at: 310-286-3383 x805
Lawyer2Lawyer Internet Radio Goes To Court On The Supreme Court's Campaign Finance Ruling
Are Corporations Individuals? Do They Have The Same Rights?
Last week in a 5-4 decision in the case of Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, the Supreme Court ruled under the First Amendment that the government may not ban political spending by corporations and unions in candidate elections, radically changing campaign finance law. Please join me as I welcome Professor Ned Foley, Professor of Law at Ohio State University's Moritz College of Law and Professor Adam Winkler, Professor of Law at UCLA School of Law, to discuss this Supreme Court ruling and the impact this ruling will have on state, judicial and legislative elections.
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Lawyer2Lawyer Internet Radio Digs Into The Earthquake Disaster In Haiti
And The Massachusetts Election Of Scott Brown To Fill Ted Kennedy's Seat
Seeing the people of Haiti suffer from the effects of a devastating earthquake is heart-wrenching. On this week's Lawyer2Lawyer, please join me as I welcome Attorney Brian Concannon Jr., Director of the Institute for Justice & Democracy in Haiti (IJDH) and Ben Hemingway, Deputy Director of Operations for the International Medical Corps, to discuss the enormous response by the medical profession and what lawyers are doing or can do to help.
At the top of the show, I chat with Dan Rea, host of the radio talk show, NightSide on WBZ 1030 radio in Boston, about the historic election in Massachusetts.
Lawyer2Lawyer Internet Radio Meets The President-elect Of The American Bar Association
A new year is upon us and the American Bar Association is carving out a new agenda with a new President. Please join me and my fellow attorney and co-host Bob Ambrogi as we welcome President-elect of the American Bar Association, Attorney Stephen N. Zack, to discuss his new role as President, the importance of civic education, inspiring our students through law and his fight for Hispanic rights. Give a click on the podcast icon below and give a listen!
Lawyer2Lawyer Internet Radio Once Again Predicts The Future
2009 was a tumultuous year, filled with lows and highs. From the inauguration of President Obama and Captain Sullenberger's miraculous landing on the Hudson to layoffs and cutbacks in the legal community and the passing of Senator Ted Kennedy. On this week's Lawyer2Lawyer, please join my fellow co-host and attorney, Bob Ambrogi, who talks to returning guest, Attorney Stephen L. Kaplan, principal in the law firm of Hicks, Mims, Kaplan & Burns, to reflect on 2009 and look ahead to the new year of 2010 and a new decade! Give a click on the podcast icon below to listen to this interesting show!