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Rebecca Bratspies and Charlie LaGreca-Velasco on Legal Comic Books

Season 1, Ep. 598

In this episode, Rebecca M. Bratspies, Professor of Law at CUNY School of Law and founding director of the CUNY Center for Urban Environmental Reform, and Charlie LaGreca-Velasco, an artist and founder of Comic Book Classroom, Denver Comic Con, and the Denver Independent Comics and Art Expo, discuss their "Mayah's Lot" comic book on environmental justice, as well as related comic book projects. Bratspies and LaGreca-Velasco begin by explaining how the came to work on the project. They discuss the development of the comic and how they use it pedagogically. And they discuss upcoming projects. Bratspies is on Twitter at @RBratspies.

This episode was hosted by Brian L. Frye, Spears-Gilbert Professor of Law at the University of Kentucky College of Law, and Maybell Romero, Associate Professor of Law at Northern Illinois University College of Law. Frye is on Twitter at @brianlfrye and Romero is on Twitter at @MaybellRomero.

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