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Law students at Loyola University Chicago School of Law explore legal topics and engage in the intentional infliction of emotional discourse.

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Law students at Loyola University Chicago School of Law explore legal topics and engage in the intentional infliction of emotional discourse.

    3Ls Reflect on Law School

    3Ls Reflect on Law School

    Graduating 3Ls Radhika Sutherland and Matt Doran reflect on their time at Loyola Law.

    • 1 hr 7 min
    A High Schooler's Snap at the Supreme Court - Pt. 3

    A High Schooler's Snap at the Supreme Court - Pt. 3

    A high school girl's Snap got her suspended from cheerleading for one year. That Snap and suspension is being heard before the Supreme Court today! Join The Podvocate for its third and final discussion in this series on where students' free speech rights end and schools' disciplinary authority begins. Today’s discussion features Will Creeley, legal director at the Freedom for Individual Rights in Education, a First Amendment advocacy group that seeks to defend and sustain the individual rights of students and faculty members at America’s colleges and universities. Will is the chief author of an amicus brief arguing in favor of B.L.’s right to Snap what she likes on her own time, away from school. Will’s writing has been published by The New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, and The Washington Post.

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    • 1 hr 3 min
    A High Schooler's Snap at the Supreme Court Pt 2

    A High Schooler's Snap at the Supreme Court Pt 2

    A high school girl's Snap got her suspended from cheerleading for one year. That Snap and suspension will now come before the Supreme Court. Join The Podvocate for a series of discussions on where students' free speech rights end and schools' disciplinary authority begins. In this episode, Francisco Negron, chief legal counsel of the National School Board Association and chief author of an amicus brief arguing in favor of the school district’s right to discipline B.L. for her conduct, shares why it’s critical for schools to be empowered to discipline student speech that affects students and the campus community. Francisco directs the NSBA’s nationally-recognized Legal Advocacy Program, which files more amicus briefs in the Supreme Court and in federal and state appellate courts across the country each year than all national education associations combined.

    • 44 min
    A High Schooler's Snap at the Supreme Court - Pt. 1

    A High Schooler's Snap at the Supreme Court - Pt. 1

    A high school girl's Snap got her suspended from cheerleading for one year. That Snap and suspension will now come before the Supreme Court. Join Podvocate editor-in-chief Matt Doran for a series of discussions on where students' free speech rights end and schools' disciplinary authority begins. This first discussion is with Prof. Kathleen Hirsman, who has spent over two decades in education law and has represented and advised school districts in these cases. She shares the history of how courts have dealt with this issue and how technology has complicated the analysis.

    • 45 min
    Rural Access To Justice Pt. 2

    Rural Access To Justice Pt. 2

    Join LUC Law 2L Lenny Reinart in his continued exploration of Rural Access to Justice with Judge Brian Rahilly from Michigan’s 11th Judicial Circuit. The 11th Judicial Circuit covers four counties in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula and spans approximately 11,000 square miles. They explore the issues this rural area's attorney shortage has caused in both Judge Rahilly’s former private practice as well as the impact this crisis has on hearing cases from the bench of such a large geographic area.

    • 38 min
    Rural Access To Justice - Pt. 1

    Rural Access To Justice - Pt. 1

    Join Lenny Reinart as he explores Rural Access to Justice with Sam Larrabee from Upper Michigan Law. Mr. Larrabee is a graduate from DePaul University College of Law and spent six years as a prosecutor with the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office. He then returned to Michigan’s Upper Peninsula where he now serves clients in a variety of practice areas. In this discussion, they dissect the rural attorney shortage crisis and discuss the unique challenges associated with a rural practice. Finally, they consider how to entice young lawyers to leave larger metro areas like Chicago to join practices in small towns across rural America.

    • 31 min

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