Interview with Lucy Reyes

Attorney Reyes is the Legal Counsel of the Nation Labor Relations Board. In this interview, she describes the function of the National labor Relations Board. She also talks about the process to form a union and about employee rights regarding concerted protected activity.

Interview with Georgia Katsoulomitis

Executive Director of the Massachusetts Law Reform Institute. In this interview Ms Katsoulomitis describes The Massachusetts Law Reform Institute, a statewide non-profit legal services organization whose mission is to advance economic, racial and social justice through legal action, education and advocacy.

Interview with Lisa Goodheart, President of the Boston Bar Association

Lisa Goodheart concentrates in environmental, real estate and general business litigation. Before joining SRBC, she was a partner in the Boston office of DLA Piper US LLP, and before that a partner at Hill & Barlow, P.C. She has extensive experience in cost-recovery cases, permitting appeals, land use disputes, enforcement actions, insurance coverage disputes, design and construction matters, and a broad range of business litigation matters.

Interview with Committee for Public Counsel Services, Chief Counsel, Anthony Bennedetti

Chief Counsel Anthony Benedetti describes the functions and the work that the Committee for Public Counsel Services (CPCS) performs to protect the rights of those individual with low or no income. Chief Counsel Bennedetti thoroughly explains all the services CPCS provides both in the criminal and civil side to ensure that CPCS clients’ rights under the constitution are properly observed and preserved.

Interview with Judge Thomas Horgan

Judge Thomas Horgan presides at the Boston Municipal Court, Central Division. Judge Horgan demystifies the arraignment process. This interview touches upon concepts of bail, 209(A) restraining orders, probation, issued warrants; and the jury system. Judge Horgan also comments on judicial independence and about the process of retaining a private counsel.