May It Please The Court
Quote of the Day - That would be up to Congress.
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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Lawyer2Lawyer Internet Radio Covers The Google Book Settlement - Part One
Plus, A Special Announcement: You Can Get CLE Credit For Listening
Access to more digital information or copyright infringement and privacy issues? Recently, Federal Judge Denny Chin postponed the controversial Google books settlement due to the voluminous amount of feedback on both sides of the settlement. Please join me and my co-hosts and fellow attorney Bob Ambrogi as we welcome Professor James Grimmelmann, Associate Professor at New York Law School and a member of its Institute for Information Law and Policy and Attorney Jonathan Band, to talk about the latest developments in the Google Books Settlement.
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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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