UCI Law Talks
From University of California, Irvine School of Law, the UCI Law Talks podcast series features smart conversation analyzing critical legal issues with professors at top-ranked UCI Law.
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On Saturday Jan. 14, 2017, more than 100 UC Irvine School of Law faculty, staff, students, alumni, and attorneys came together at UCI Law to discuss the potential effects of a new presidential administration on a variety of legal practices. The opening plenary featured Dean Erwin Chemerinsky and attorneys, law professors and leaders of community organizations.
Jennifer Chacón and Stephen Lee break down the numerous and complex uncertainties in immigration law, including protection for immigrant communities, sanctuaries, and where to find reliable resources.
Erwin Chemerinsky and Joan Biskupic, Visiting Professor at UCI Law and CNN legal analyst, discuss the uncertainty surrounding the Supreme Court as Trump’s inauguration approaches.
UCI Law Profs. Seth Davis and Leah Litman unpack the serious civil rights issues presented after the election of Donald Trump, including effects on reproductive rights, voting rights, policing, immigration and transgender rights.
UCI Law Profs. Rick Hasen and Henry Weinstein discuss myths and realities about Election 2016: Rigged, Hacked or Stolen?
UCI Chancellor and Professor of Law Howard Gillman and UCI Law Dean Erwin Chemerinsky discuss what they learned in teaching a freshman seminar on freedom of speech on college campuses.
UCI Law Prof. Stephen Lee & José Padilla, Executive Director, California Rural Legal Assistance, explore the plight of farmworkers in the U.S., the challenges of educating the public about this plight, and how public service work can become a lifelong commitment.
UCI Law Prof. Henry Weinstein moderates an exchange of views between Prof. Rick Hasen and Ed Whelan, former law clerk to Justice Scalia and president of the Ethics and Public Policy Center (EPPC), on the future of the Supreme Court and the 2016 elections.
Prof. Rick Hasen discusses his new book, Plutocrats United: Campaign Money, the Supreme Court, and the Distortion of American Elections, with commentary by Dean Chemerinsky.
Prof. Lai explains how the Immigrant Rights Clinic is transforming lives and teaching students the skills necessary for modern legal practice.
Prof. Talesh examines how procedural rules in litigation have morphed in ways that undermine plaintiffs’ substantive civil rights, tilting the playing field in favor of defendants.
Prof. Kaye, the UN Special Rapporteur on the Promotion and Protection of the Right to Freedom of Opinion and Expression, explains how he and students in the International Justice Clinic work with governments across the world to monitor these freedoms.
Prof. Fisk breaks down the Supreme Court case that has the potential to weaken the role of public employee unions nationwide.
Prof. Lawsky unpacks what has happened in the law teaching market and identifies characteristics associated with obtaining an entry-level job.
Prof. Gustafson elaborates on her groundbreaking research into the history of bastardy laws in America which have shaped U.S. law and policy in many surprising ways.
Prof. Goodwin warns of the serious, inadequately recognized challenges posed by the rising number of women in prison.
Prof. Hasen discusses the dynamic challenges posed by battles to reshape election law. Find out what he dubs a potential “political earthquake.”
Dean Erwin Chemerinsky analyzes significant cases in the upcoming 2015-16 Supreme Court term, including cases deciding affirmative action, election law and union dues.