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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.
Former FDIC General Counsel, Professor Sara Kelsey discusses the 2008 financial crisis. In this episode we learn about banking structure and insured depository institutions. We learn about the FDIC, its relation to banks and about the agency’s role during the financial crisis .
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.
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.