This podcast features a conversation with Kia Franklin of the Drum Major Institute for Public Policy ("DMI"). Kia is a Senior Fellow in Civil Justice at DMI. She has published opinion pieces in, among other newspapers, Newsday, The Houston Chronicle and The Washington Post. She has a recent article on health care and "civil Gideon" in the Touro Law Review, and also blogs on civil justice at Tort Deform.
Topics include: the work of DMI, DMI's civil justice platform, "mandatory" arbitration, arguments for a civil right to counsel ("civil Gideon") and the effects of the current economic crisis on these issues.
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This podcast features a conversation with Jennifer Klear, an attorney in the New York office of Gibbons PC. Jennifer's practice includes First Amendment counseling and litigation. She has advised clients on issues relating to the Internet, and has developed an expertise in the legal risks of blogging.
The discussion topics include: the troubles that bloggers may run into with intellectual property, risks for employees who blog, potential liability for defamation, and how a victim of defamation might unveil an anonymous blog poster or commenter.
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This podcast features Ari Kaplan of Ari Kaplan Advisors. Ari provides consulting services to law firms, speaks at law schools and ghostwrites. Our conversation focuses on his book, The Opportunity Maker: Strategies for Inspiring Your Legal Career Through Creative Networking and Business Development.
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This podcast features a conversation with Rebekah Cook-Mack, a Skadden Fellow in the Foreclosure Prevention Project at South Brooklyn Legal Services. The Foreclosure Prevention Project represents lower-income homeowners facing foreclosure due to predatory lending.
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The upcoming December 2008 issue of the Harvard Business Review will feature a fictional case study "When Steve Becomes Stephanie." The study looks at how companies accommodate an employee who is changing gender. (Teaser discussion on HBR site here). In anticipation, we have the privilege of presenting a podcast with an expert on these issues.
This podcast features a conversation with Dr. Jillian T. Weiss, Assistant Professor of Law and Society at Ramapo college. Jillian is an expert in gender identity and transgender diversity in the workplace. She blogs about these issues at Transgender Workplace Diversity. Jillian also works as a consultant to numerous companies and organizations on transgender workplace issues.
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