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John Greabe

The Legal Impact: What are civil liberties?

Thursday, January 13, 2022
Professor John Greabe defines what civil liberties mean in the context of the US Constitution, the court system, COVID-19, and abortion. Read More
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The Legal Impact Episode 200: The State of Legal Education

Wednesday, December 29, 2021
For episode 200 of The Legal Impact podcast, Dean Megan Carpenter and host A. J. Kierstead discuss how the field of legal education is being revolutionized by technology, how enrollments are increasing, and the value of a law degree. Read More
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The Legal Impact: Trademarks and Whatever‘s Trending

Wednesday, December 22, 2021
Adjunct Professor Ed Timberlake breaks down how trademarks are unique and how whatever is trending brings on waves of new trademark filings, including COVID-19. Read More
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The Legal Impact: Family Law and the COVID-19 Vaccine

Thursday, December 16, 2021
Adjunct Professor Amy Connolly, JD '06 discusses what the practice of family law entails and the complexity of separated parents disagreeing on giving the COVID-19 vaccine to their children. Read More
Michael McCann

The Legal Impact: Baseball Contracts and Fighting Rings

Friday, December 3, 2021
Professor Michael McCann breaks down some of his recent Sportico articles covering MLB's CBO expiring, Corey Seager's $325 million contract, and a legal battle over fight club rings. Read More
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Profiles: Shane Cooper

Friday, November 26, 2021
Nuclear submarine officer, US Navy JAG Corps Chief Legal Counsel, Commanding Officer of the Naval Justice School. The career of Associate Dean for Administration and Enrollment Shane Cooper is an impressive one and we will dive into it in this episode. Read More
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The Legal Impact: A Discussion of Two Trials

Thursday, November 18, 2021
Professor Buzz Scherr dives into the specifics of the Ahmaud Arbery murder trial and the messy situation that is the Kyle Rittenhouse trial. Read More
John Greabe

The Legal Impact: History and Latest News on Abortion and the Courts

Friday, November 12, 2021
Professor John Greabe gives the historical context of abortion decisions from the US Supreme Court, then the latest on abortion lawsuits coming out of Texas and upcoming arguments on Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization. Read More
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Inside Law Admissions: Law School Career Services

Friday, November 5, 2021
Career Services Director Neil Sirota discusses how they prepare students for finding a job after graduation from day one of law school, how law school career services varies from undergrad, and offers tips for law students Read More
Shawn Watwood

The Legal Impact: Shooting on the set of Rust

Thursday, October 28, 2021
Special guest Attorney Shawn Watwood joins the show to talk about the complex failures that happened on the set of "Rust" that resulted in the shooting and what he expects the legal fallout to be. Read More