Sheriff Steve Tompkins talks bout his duties as Sheriff. The Sheriff talks various initiatives and programs at the County Jail. The Sheriff discusses the factors that lead people to recidivism and incarceration.
Do you remember the murder cases that once gripped the nation and even the world? Infamous cases like Ed Gein’s and Fatty Arbuckle’s? Discover these and more with Retired Judge R. Marc Kantrowitz in his new book: “Old Whiskey and Young Women.”
Massachusetts Federal District Court Judge Young discusses some of the high-profile cases that he has presided over and also discusses the American jury system.
Professor Cornelius Hurley discusses the banking crisis.
Isabella Stuart Gardner Museum Director of Security Anthony Amore, discusses the Isabella Stuart Gardner Museum heist in 1990. He discusses what becomes of the art, what become of the thieves who taken, and explains why there is no market for stolen art. Mr. Amore discusses how 40% of the pieces hanging out in all major museums are forgeries.
Quincy District Court Chief Justice Mark Coven addresses the opioids epidemic and explains the role that specialty courts play in this fight.
Attorney Mary Ryan is a Partner at Nutter, McClennen and Fish, LLP., in Boston. She is currently the Chair of the American Bar Association (ABA) Pro Bono and Public Service Committee. Attorney Ryan discussed various issues during her interview with Discovering the Law; including: Women in the Law, Environmental Law, and the importance of Access to Justice.
Massachusetts Supreme Court Justice Margot Botsford talks about Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (SJC). Justice Botsford discusses the process the SJC follows to choose the cases it will hear. Lear about the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court.
Attorney Jon Bells speaks about corporations, how they are managed, how they are formed and how they are dissolved.
Middlesex County DA Marian Ryan speaks about the issue of drug overdose in Middlesex County and explains some of the reasons for its alarming increase.