Year in Review
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Looking for a brand new pay attention? We’ve picked our favourite 2020 episodes from every of the ABA Journal’s three podcasts. And if this whets your urge for food, discover greater than 10 years of previous episodes on our podcast page or try extra authorized podcasts from our producers at Legal Talk Network.
Asked and Answered
Getting real: What happens when clients go on reality TV: ABA Journal Senior Writer Stephanie Francis Ward speaks with two legal professionals and a TV showrunner, who all are intertwined on the earth of actuality tv.
Trials and tiaras: How do pageant winners fare as lawyers?: What are two actions what place success comes from studying a room, talking with authority and never showing nervous, even in case you are? Trying circumstances in court docket and in addition magnificence pageants.
This law prof has been fighting off Twitter trolls during the coronavirus crisis: While Veena Dubal was adapting to working at house with three younger kids throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, the “reply guys” got here after the California regulation professor on Twitter for her help of a 2020 state regulation that extends worker classification standing to gig staff.
Legal Rebels Podcast
Constant communication has been key amid COVID-19, law school dean says: The University of California at Irvine School of Law determined in March that every one lessons could be moved on-line due to the unfold of COVID-19. L. Song Richardson, the regulation faculty’s dean, walked the ABA Journal’s Lyle Moran via the college’s decision-making course of.
Bench trial by video? This lawyer says it went better than expected: Though the video proceedings weren’t with out some technical challenges, Kathy Ehrhart, a companion at Freeborn & Peters in Chicago, says the general experience was higher than she anticipated.
Firms of the future: COVID-19 prompts more law firms to pursue real estate downsizing: In current years, a rising variety of regulation corporations lowered their brick-and-mortar workplace area as a option to minimize prices and in addition higher meet the altering office wants of their attorneys.
The Modern Law Library
Knowing when to tell your client no and other ethical dilemmas: One of an important moral obligations a lawyer has is figuring out when to inform their shopper no. But how are you aware when that second has come, and the way do you take care of it? For authorized ethics consultants Lawrence J. Fox and Susan R. Martyn, instructing their fellow attorneys the way to cope has been a ardour for years.
What should you read about COVID-19? We asked an epidemiologist: In late March because the nation was starting to lock down, the ABA Journal’s Lee Rawles referred to as her buddy Mary Lancaster, an epidemiologist for the federal authorities, to find how she evaluates the trustworthiness of reports sources—and what she reads to take her thoughts off pandemics.
Lawyer recounts the life and legacy of the mysterious man behind Pilates: In 1963, John Howard Steel was a 28-year-old legal professional with a difficult litigation observe, an sad marriage and a stiff neck. At the urging of his mama, Steel determined to attempt physical remedy at a gymnasium owned by an aged German immigrant named Joseph Pilates. It was a choice that will change Steel’s life.
We need to reckon with feminism’s contributions to mass incarceration, says law professor: As a regulation professor on the University of Colorado Law School, Aya Gruber has seen her Millennial college students wrestle with a contradiction that she has lengthy struggled with herself.