Secretary Bennett talks bout the Massachusetts Executive Office of Public Safety and Security and talks about public safety initiatives under the Baker-Polito administration.
Discovering the Law
Is an educational public access television program, with the purpose of educating and informing the public about the law and other various legal issues in Massachusetts. The program is conducted through a series of interviews of prominent legal figures.
Interview with Attorney Frank Morrissey, Morrissey, Wilson & Zafiropoulos, LLP
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 Professor Sara Kelsey, Esq.
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 .
Interview with Massachusetts Supreme Court Justice Geraldine Hines
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
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
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
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 Suffolk County Sheriff Steve Tompkins
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.
Interview with Judge R. Marc Kantrowitz
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.”
Interview with Federal Judge Bill Young
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 Professor Cornelius Hurley
Professor Cornelius Hurley discusses the banking crisis.
Interview with Isabella Stuart Gardner Museum Director of Security Anthony Amore
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.
Interview with Quincy Distric Judge Mark Coven
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
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.
Interview with Justice Margot Botsford
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.