Civil Law

Discovering the Law interview with Mergers and Acquisitions Professor Kevin Handly

Posted by on January 11, 2018 at 8:34 pm

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.

Massachusetts Women’s Political Caucus (MWPC) President, Gail Jackson-Blount

Posted by on October 13, 2017 at 9:03 pm

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.

Honorable Joan N. Feeney, United States Bankruptcy Judge for the District of Massachusetts.

Posted by on June 10, 2017 at 9:08 pm

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.

Massachusetts Client’s Security Board of the Supreme Judicial Court

Posted by on April 21, 2017 at 11:09 am

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 […]

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.