From University of California, Irvine School of Law, the UCI Law Talks podcast series features smart conversation analyzing critical legal issues with professors at top-ranked UCI Law. The show is hosted by Jonathan Glater, a former reporter for The New York Times who is now a member of the faculty at UCI Law. Join the conversation.
Erwin Chemerinsky Supreme Court Preview
Dean Erwin Chemerinsky analyzes significant cases in the upcoming 2015-16 Supreme Court term, including cases deciding affirmative action, election law and union dues.
Rick Hasen on Election Law and ‘One Person, One Vote’
Rick Hasen discusses the dynamic challenges posed by battles to reshape election law, including the upcoming Supreme Court case, Evenwel v. Abbott, deciding the “one person, one vote” issue. Find out what he dubs a potential “political earthquake.”
Michele Goodwin on Incarceration of Women
Michele Goodwin warns of the serious and inadequately recognized challenges posed by the rising number of women in prison in the U.S.
Kaaryn Gustafson on History, Impact of Bastardy Laws
Kaaryn Gustafson elaborates on her groundbreaking research into the history of bastardy laws in America which have shaped U.S. law and policy in many surprising ways.
Sarah Lawsky on Law School Faculty Entry-Level Hiring
The health of the legal market has been the subject of much discussion and UCI Law’s Sarah Lawsky is a leading aggregator and analyst of the number of entry-level hires of law school faculty in the U.S. Sarah Lawsky unpacks exactly what has happened in the law teaching market and identifies characteristics associated with obtaining an entry-level job in this increasingly uncertain part of the academy.
Catherine Fisk on Friedrichs v. CTA
Prof. Fisk breaks down the Supreme Court case that has the potential to weaken the role of public employee unions nationwide.