Nebraska Law Showcase: Introduction
Season 1, Ep. 489
Promises, Promises on Jacob & Youngs v. Kent
Season 1, Ep. 606
In August 2020, David Hoffman, Professor of Law at the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School, and Tess Wilkinson-Ryan, Professor of Law and Psychology at the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School, launched Promises, Promises, a podcast on contract law. This is an episode in which they discuss the case Jacob & Youngs, Inc. v. Kent, 230 N.Y. 239 (1921).
Jeffrey Lipshaw on the Shareholder Wealth Maximization Theory
Season 1, Ep. 605
In this episode, Jeffrey Lipshaw, Professor of Law at Suffolk University Law School, discusses his article "The False Dichotomy of Corporate Governance Platitudes," which will be published in the Journal of Corporation Law. Lipshaw begins by discussing his background as a corporate lawyer and how it informs his perspective on corporate law theory. He describes the dominant shareholder wealth maximization theory of corporate governance, and explains why he thinks it doesn't and shouldn't control how directors actually make decisions. And he explains how we ought to think about shareholder interests in relation to the business judgment rule. This episode was hosted byBrian L. Frye, Spears-Gilbert Professor of Law at the University of Kentucky College of Law. Frye is on Twitter at@brianlfrye.
Leigh Goodmark on Domestic Partner Violence
Season 1, Ep. 604
In this episode,Leigh Goodmark,Marjorie Cook Professor of Law and Co-Director of the Clinical Law Program at the University of Maryland Carey School of Law, discusses her bookDecriminalizing Domestic Partner Violence: A Balanced Policy Approach to Intimate Partner Violence. Goodmark begins by discussing the history of prosecution of domestic violence in the United States and its eventual criminalization starting in the 1970s. She then discusses how this focus on criminalization essentializes victims of intimate partner violence. Goodmark explains the disparate impact of neoliberal economic policies on communities of color and the poor, as well as explaining mechanisms underlying economic abuse of intimate partners. The then discusses different models for approaching intimate partner violence that and how those are more effective and equitable than criminalization.Professor Goodmark’s scholarship is available onSSRNand you can find her on Twitter at@LeighGoodmarkThis episode was hosted by Maybell Romero, Associate Professor of law at Northern Illinois University College of Law. Romero is on Twitter at@MaybellRomero.