• Quinnipiac Live! – School of Law – October 2018
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    Quinnipiac Live! – School of Law – October 2018

    Tonight on Quinnipiac live from our state-of-the-art facilities close-knit community distinguished faculty and variety of experiential learning opportunities we’ll show you how the Quinnipiac University School of Law is leading the way and preparing the next generation of law professionals join the conversation Quinnipiac live starts now hello and welcome to Quinnipiac live I’m your host Joel banner and tonight we have an exciting show planned for you with a variety of guests to highlight what makes the Quinnipiac School of Law so unique throughout the show we invite you to join the conversation leave your questions in the comments section below so they can be answered live on air…

  • Kim Taylor-Thompson on Trump and the Constitution
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    Kim Taylor-Thompson on Trump and the Constitution

    So when Adam asked me to join the panel to discuss the effect of a Trump presidency on criminal justice policy, I have to admit that I hesitated, largely because his request actually forced me to face the reality that this was not just a bad nightmare on 11/9, but actually was a reality. So, even if I refused to watch the inauguration on Friday it’s going to happen and even if I refuse to acknowledge Trump’s toxic tweets, they will continue and even if I refuse to believe that someone so divisive will actually be our president he will on Friday. So, that means that I and the rest…

  • Real Lawyer Reacts to The Simpsons (Itchy & Scratchy Trial)
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    Real Lawyer Reacts to The Simpsons (Itchy & Scratchy Trial)

    – [Narrator] Thanks to Dashlane for keeping Legal Eagle in the air. – So you don’t work on a contingency basis? – No, money down. Oops shouldn’t have this Bar Association logo here either. (tearing) (chewing) – Yeah, he’s just the best worst lawyer of all time. (playful music) Hey Legal Eagles, it’s time to think like a lawyer, and today we are covering one of my favorite episodes of one of my favorite series of all time, it’s The Simpsons and it’s episode where Itchy and Scratchy get taken to court for copyright infringement. It’s called The Day the Violence Died, and while I will be reacting to it,…

  • “How Your Constitutional Rights Became Unenforceable” – 2018 McCormick Lecture – Erwin Chemerinsky
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    “How Your Constitutional Rights Became Unenforceable” – 2018 McCormick Lecture – Erwin Chemerinsky

    PRESENTER: Welcome. It’s wonderful to see so many friends and supporters and colleagues here at tonight’s [INAUDIBLE].. I have a brief and welcome job, but a difficult one, because it is very hard to introduce a close friend. At least it’s hard for me, because I want to do my friend– and you will excuse me– justice. I want to tell you everything about his career as a reformer, teacher, scholar, a leader so prominent that just last year, he was named the most influential person in legal education, which not a single person in legal education needed the poll to know. I want you to know what I know.…

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    Confident Pluralism: Living in a Deeply Diverse Society

    In our country’s history and in our best moments, we have protected the ability of different groups to pursue different ways of life. We would not have had suffrage, we would not have had abolition, we would not have had civil rights without the groups that preceded those efforts, the groups of people who met in private spaces and sometimes for purely social means to craft agendas, to form friendships, and to pursue solidarity. Confident pluralism is a response to the recognition that we live in a deeply divisive and diverse society where our differences are not going to be overcome. So, it’s a challenge and a question of how…

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    Constitutional History and the Reconstruction Amendments

    – Law professor Kurt Lash is one of the country’s leading constitutional law scholars. Founder and director of the Richmond Program on the American Constitution, he has published widely on constitutional history, theory and law, religious liberty, and free speech. He joined the University of Richmond in 2017 as the E. Claiborne Robins Distinguished Chair in Law. (light upbeat pop music) Kurt, thanks so much for taking time to sit down with me. – Thank you so much for having me. It’s a pleasure to be here. – You teach and write about constitutional and First Amendment law. In what ways have these conversations in your classroom changed over the…

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    Real Lawyer Reacts to My Cousin Vinny (The Most Accurate Legal Comedy?)

    – I’m holding you in contempt of court. – Well, there’s a (bleep) surprise. – What’d you say? (lawyer laughs) – What? – What’d you just say? – Don’t talk back to the judge, quit while you’re ahead. Or quit while you’re slightly behind. This movie is so great. (bright music) Hey legal eagles, it’s time to think like a lawyer All right, animated, smile more. Today we are covering My Cousin Vinny one of my favorite legal movies of all time. And if there is one question I get more than any other it is… – What are you wearing? – Indochino. Let me try that again. If there…

  • Gonzales v. Raich Summary | quimbee.com
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    Gonzales v. Raich Summary | quimbee.com

    – [Narrator] In 2005, medical marijuana users saw their dreams go up in smoke when the United States Supreme Court announced it’s ruling in Gonzales versus Raich. In 1970, Congress enacted the Federal Controlled Substances Act, which bans the cultivation and use of marijuana. 26 years later, in 1996, California passed a law that allowed its citizens to cultivate and use marijuana for medical purposes. Angel Raich and Diane Monson were California residents who both used doctor prescribed marijuana to treat severe medical problems. California law enforcement agents investigating Raich and Monson, found that the marijuana they possessed conformed to state law. But federal agents seized and destroyed their marijuana…

  • Faculty on Point | Ralph Richard Banks on Racial Justice Beyond Constitutional Law
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    Faculty on Point | Ralph Richard Banks on Racial Justice Beyond Constitutional Law

    [MUSIC] My current project is to produce a case book, Racial Justice and Law. And the goal of that is to provide what students haven’t had before, which is a resource that canvasses issues of racial justice across a variety of domains. One of the important goals of this case book, and of my teaching and writing otherwise, is to broaden the focus beyond constitutional law. We’re at an, at an odd place because we have, widespread support, for ideals of, of racial justice and color-blindness. Yet, we still have a society that is very much structured along lines of race. We have gross disparities in criminal justice in terms…