Aliza Shatzman on Judicial Accountability
Season 1, Ep. 774
In this episode, Aliza Shatzman, President and Founder of The Legal Accountability Project, discusses her new article, "The Conservative Case for the Judiciary Accountability Act," which is published in the Harvard Journal on Legislation. Schatzman observes that the federal judiciary has a harassment problem and describes her own experience of harassment. She describes the Judicial Accountability Act, which would impose Title VII requirements on the federal judiciary, among other protections. And she explains why conservative lawmakers should support the legislation.
This episode was hosted by Brian L. Frye, Spears-Gilbert Professor of Law at the University of Kentucky College of Law. Frye is on Twitter at @brianlfrye.
Elise Maizel on Reform Corporate Attorney-Client Privilege
Season 1, Ep. 776
In this episode, Elise Bernlohr Maizel, Acting Assistant Professor of Lawyering at NYU Law School, discusses her article "The Case for Downsizing the Corporate Attorney-Client Privilege." Maizel begins by describing the attorney-client privilege and work product doctrine. She explains why the attorney-client privilege doctrine has always been a poor fit for corporate clients. And she proposes a new model for the attorney-client privilege in the corporate context that is both more conceptually coherent and practically desirable. Maizel is on Twitter at @eliseconstance.This episode was hosted by Brian L. Frye, Spears-Gilbert Professor of Law at the University of Kentucky College of Law. Frye is on Twitter at @brianlfrye.
Mike Kasdan on Web3 Lawyering
Season 1, Ep. 775
In this episode, Michael J. Kasdan, a partner at Wiggin and Dana LLP, discusses his work as a lawyer in the Web3 space. Among other things, Kasdan discusses how intellectual property affects Web3 markets, including how Web3 companies are using their intellectual property rights in new and unexpected ways.This episode was hosted by Sidhant Raghuvanshi, an LLM student at UC Berkeley School of Law.
Ari Cohn on the Kids Online Safety Act
Season 1, Ep. 773
In this episode, Ari Cohn, Free Speech Counsel at Tech Freedom, discusses the proposed Kids Online Safety Act, which the Senate is currently considering. Cohn begins by explaining the history of KOSA and similar previous bills, what KOSA is supposed to accomplish, and how it's supposed to accomplish that goal. He explains why KOSA as drafted presents intractable practical and First Amendment problems. And he argues that Congress should reject KOSA in its entirety. Cohn is on Twitter at @AriCohn.A current version of KOSA is available here.Tech Freedom's letter opposing KOSA is available here.A coalition letter opposing KOSA is available here.Additional information is available here.This episode was hosted by Brian L. Frye, Spears-Gilbert Professor of Law at the University of Kentucky College of Law. Frye is on Twitter at @brianlfrye.