California Western School of Law Podcast: Law in 10
Summary: Law in 10 is a weekly podcast produced by California Western School of Law, which brings you an expert analysis of the latest legal news, all in 10 minutes.
Professor Ruben Garcia teaches Employment Discrimination, Employment Law, Labor Law, and Professional Responsibility at California Western. His research focuses on labor and employment law, with particular attention to the effects of race, gender, immigration, and globalization on the world of work.
Professor Barbara Cox, a national authority on sexual orientation and the law and women and the law, joins Law in 10 on the 40th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court decision to strike down Virginia's law (Loving v. Virginia), prohibiting interracial couples from marrying. She talks about the significance of this decision and what we can all learn from it today.
We're taking a short summer break and will be back in August. Tune in this fall for more expert analysis of the latest legal news.
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San Diego Street Law Director Alex Simpson talks about California Western's Street Law Program, including expansions and plans for the future.
California Western Distinguished Jurist James Stiven teaches Alternative Dispute Resolution and Pretrial Practice at California Western. He was U.S. Magistrate Judge for the Southern District of California for 11 years.
California Western Professor Scott Ehrlich teaches Bankruptcy Law, Secured Transactions, and Business Planning.
California Western Professor Richard Finkmoore teaches Property Law, Environmental Law, International Environmental Law, and The Environmental Law of NAFTA.
California Innocence Project Attorney Alex Simpson joins Law in 10 to discuss several of the project's upcoming cases. Simpson oversees all the cases currently in the court system and represents the project at court hearings and motions. He received his B.A. from University of California, Santa Barbara and J.D. and LL.M. in Trial Advocacy from California Western School of Law. While at California Western, he received the Joe and Denise Walsh Award for Excellence in Advocacy as the top student in the California Innocence Project. The California Innocence Project, a member of the national network of Innocence Projects, is a non-profit clinical program that operates out of the Institute of Criminal Defense Advocacy at California Western. Founded in 1999, the project annually reviews more than 1,000 claims of innocence from California inmates and has earned the release of four wrongfully convicted clients.
Professor James Cooper is also director of Proyecto ACCESO, the law school's rule of law education program. Cooper is an expert in international terrorism and teaches The Law of Armed Conflict and Peacekeeping.
Professor Bryan Liang - also director of California Western's Institute of Health Law Studies - discusses a family's controversial decision to stunt the growth of their severely disabled daughter.
Listen to California Western professors provide analysis on the hottest legal news topics in 2006.
Janet Bowermaster, an associate dean at California Western who specializes in family law, discusses divorce and child custody laws - from what's covered in a prenuptial agreement to how child custody is decided. Bowermaster has helped draft and negotiate legislation dealing with family law and domestic violence issues in California.
Professor William Aceves, an expert on international and human rights law, discusses Saddam Hussein's death sentence and raises questions about the legitimacy of his trial. Aceves frequently works with Amnesty International and the Center for Justice and Accountability and is principal author of the 2002 Amnesty International USA report on torture and impunity.