Judge Sikora discusses how the Massachusetts legal culture compare to other states and talks about the great judges of Massachusetts, in reference to the 10 most important Judges in American History.
Sheila Hubbard is the Executive Director of the Volunteer Lawyers Project of the Boston Bar Association. In this interview we talk about the services that are provided by the Volunteer Lawyers Project, who is eligible to receive these services and how a person access free legal services.
Judge Cratsley talks about Restorative Justice, he speaks about expanding the tight to an attorney and his impressions on the jury system.
In this segment you will learn about Massachusetts State Ethics Commission and about the Conflict of Interest Law the Commission enforces.
Judge Ed Ginsburg talks about the most important and interesting cases he has worked in the Probate and Family Court on and about his work as Justice in the Probate and Family Court.
Judge Ginsburg also discusses his leadership as founder of Senior Partners for Justice.
Learn about the Governor’s Council and the duties about the Governor’s Council, their meetings and the process of recommending judges.
Attorney Len Kesten discusses the legal system and the intricacies of the MA Department of Corrections, its organization and its various programs. Attorney Len Kesten also touches upon school liability and civil rights issues.
Judge Paul troy discusses various ways of solving legal conflicts through arbitration and mediation. In this episode we learn about civil and criminal cases. Judge Troy also discusses a Lawyers “Path to the Bench”.
SJC Justice Ralph Gants is also the Co-Chair of the Access to justice Commission
Justice Gants discusses the Court’s Strategic Plan to achieve Justice with Dignity and Speed. He talks about the changes in the Massachusetts Court System and his role as Co-Chair of the Access to Justice Commission.
Judge Chernoff provides us with a Judges Reflections for His Grand children in a discussion of his book: “Bench Notes”
Honorable Margaret Guzman talks to us about civics. Judge Guzman discusses the relationship between civil life and the rule of law, touching up on civil rights.
This segment is about Consumer Law and some defenses against debt collection lawsuits. We learn what should people do when they receive a debt collection letter and we learn how debt is collected in the United States.
Attorney Catherine Reuben, founding partner at Hirsch, Roberts, Weinstein, LLP discusses issues important issues concerning wages and wage and hour laws.
Suffolk University Law school’s Professor Charles Kindregan talks about the current state of assisted Reproduction Law the impact of assisted reproduction on various areas of family law, the potential for conflict of interest in practicing in this field, informed consent issues, surrogacy arrangements, and contract issues.
Attorney Durney and Attorney Duggan are discuss the Mission of the American Board of trial Lawyers. This segment gives you a glimpse of the 7th Amendment, the importance of Jury Services, and understanding of the jury system.