Civil Law

Secretary of the Executive Office of Public Safety and Security, Attorney Daniel Bennett

Posted by on February 17, 2017 at 9:43 pm

Secretary Bennett talks bout the Massachusetts Executive Office of Public Safety and Security and talks about public safety initiatives under the Baker-Polito administration.

Interview with Attorney Frank Morrissey, Morrissey, Wilson & Zafiropoulos, LLP

Posted by on January 30, 2017 at 12:23 pm

Professor Morrissey discusses Bankruptcy, a process that allows consumers and businesses to repay some or all of their debts under the protection of the federal bankruptcy court.

Interview with Massachusetts Supreme Court Justice Geraldine Hines

Posted by on October 12, 2016 at 9:24 pm

Justice Hines speaks about the organization and structure of the Massachusetts Supreme Court. She explains how cases at decided at the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court. Justice Hines discusses some important decisions that the Court decided.

Interview with City Councilor Josh Zakim

Posted by on July 15, 2016 at 11:04 pm

City Councilor Josh Zakim discusses the City of Bostons Budget and where this money will be allocated. Learn about this topic and about other programs in the City of Boston.

Interview with renowned legal scholar Professor Tamar Frankel

Posted by on July 1, 2016 at 9:02 pm

Professor Frankel offers a comprehensive description of a Ponzi scheme and flags the methods Ponzi schemers use to dazzle wealthy, educated individuals to hand over huge sums of money.

Interview with Congressman Mike Capuano

Posted by on June 1, 2016 at 8:27 pm

Congressman Mike Capuano discusses the budget, and his contribution to improve public transportation in Massachusetts. He touches on foreign policy issues including Sudan and South Sudan.

Interview with Federal Judge Bill Young

Posted by on January 27, 2016 at 9:37 pm

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.

Interview with Quincy Distric Judge Mark Coven

Posted by on October 7, 2015 at 9:22 pm

Quincy District Court Chief Justice Mark Coven addresses the opioids epidemic and explains the role that specialty courts play in this fight.

Interview with Attorney Mary Ryan

Posted by on August 26, 2015 at 10:20 pm

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 […]

Interview with Justice Margot Botsford

Posted by on July 29, 2015 at 3:46 pm

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.