The Yale Law Journal Podcast
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The Yale Law Journal Podcast makes legal scholarship accessible to a broad audience. Each episode, we interview an author of a forthcoming or recently published piece in the Yale Law Journal about their work. The views of the hosts and guests on this podcast are their own, and do not represent the views or opinions of their employers or of Yale Law Journal, Yale Law School, or Yale University. The mention of or reference to any product or service by a host or guest does not constitute an endorsement or approval of such product or service. Nothing contained in this podcast constitutes, or should be interpreted as, legal advice or the rendering of same. If you have a question regarding your rights or a legal claim, please contact a licensed attorney in your area.
||CleanIntroducing Professor Payvand Ahdout, YLJ’s Emerging Scholar of the Year||In this episode, Vol. 131’s Editor-in-Chief, Rachel Sommers, and Executive Editor for Features & Book Reviews, Bapu Kotapati, speak with the Yale Law Journal’s inaugural Emerging Scholar of the Year: Professor Payvand Ahdout.||11/23/2022||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDemocratic Data: Developing Digital Counterpower||The past decade has witnessed an explosion of data collection about individuals. U.S. law has traditionally approached data governance by focusing on individual privacy and contract adequacy. This approach, however,||9/27/2022||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanUsing Regulatory Law to Reform Prison Conditions||When prisoners are served food with bugs in it or given medical care by unlicensed physicians, where can they turn for help? Believe it or not, such prison conditions may not be deemed cruel and unusual punishment under the Eighth Amendment,||5/3/2022||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhen Lawyers Lie: The Future of Legal Ethics Rules After the 2020 Election||How should courts’ approaches to lawyer misconduct change following the flood of baseless lawsuits filed to undermine the valid results of the 2020 election? In this episode, we speak with both Professor Renee Knake Jefferson about her proposals for r||3/2/2022||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Lasting Impact of the Insular Cases||The Insular Cases are a series of Supreme Court cases about the status of U.S. territories that were decided over a century ago. Professor Aziz Rana and attorney Celina Romany join us in this episode to speak about the lasting impact the Insular Cases .||5/19/2021||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPower-Shifting in Policing||The need for transformative change to policing is clear. But the United States continues to grapple with what that change should look like – and who should have the power to decide. In this episode, Professor Jocelyn Simonson speaks to why we should v||4/23/2021||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanNew Fronts in the Battle for Voting Rights||While we often consider questions of who is eligible to vote and how votes are counted, the question of where votes are counted is just as important. In this episode, Professor Nicholas Stephanopoulos joins us to discuss the impact a race-blind baselin.||4/5/2021||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Impact of Executive Defiance on Immigrants||What happens if a federal court issues an order in an immigration case, but the government does not obey it? As we’ll learn in this episode, it could mean that a young person who is eligible for relief under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals||3/26/2021||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWho Gets the Ventilator? Disability Rights and COVID-19 Medical Rationing||The COVID-19 pandemic has forced healthcare systems to make decisions about how to ration medical treatments – and many have chosen to explicitly de-prioritize people for these treatments based on pre-existing disabilities.||2/15/2021||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Power of the Many: Harnessing Law and Organizing to Combat Inequality||When wealthy individuals are spending record amounts on electoral politics and the Supreme Court has refused to limit campaign spending, how can the law help low-income communities assert their democratic rights?||2/4/2021||Free||View in iTunes|
Great law chat
I like the level of discourse of a topic, it is academic. Even though I don’t have a background in law I still find the content engaging. Also great topics, it definitely inspired conversation after listening. Don’t change a thing!
Great combo of scholarship and accessibility