BU Law School Professor David Webber presents his new book, the Rise of the Working-Class; Labor’s Last Best Weapon. It’s multitrillion-dollar pension funds.
Today we learned about Banking Regulation, Bank Mergers, Too Big to Fail, the recent banking crisis and the steps adopted to address and soften a future banking crisis.
Gail Jackson-Blount, President of the Massachusetts Women’s Political Caucus (MWPC). Gail Jackson-Blount, talked about the mission and the goals of the organization to promote women civic participation.
Judge Feeney talks to us about financial literacy and about bankruptcy, federal court procedure that helps consumers and businesses get rid of their debts and repay their creditors.
Karen D. O’Toole, Esq., General Counsel of the Clients’ Security Board and D. Ethan Jeffrey, Esq., Chairman of the Board talk about their invaluable public service. The Board members are authorized under the rules of the Supreme Judicial Court to grant money to a member of the public who has suffered a financial loss only when the financial loss was caused by a defalcation.
Secretary Bennett talks bout the Massachusetts Executive Office of Public Safety and Security and talks about public safety initiatives under the Baker-Polito administration.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.