As season five of the Miami Law Explainer, the law school’s podcast where expert faculty dive into the headlines, draws to a close, we are hard at work at next season’s show. In the meantime, more than 75 episodes are available to stream and binge, ranging from issues such as Tik Tok to Fortnite to saving the Amazon, and that’s just one season.
S5 E14 The Eviction Explosion COVID-19 has exposed the depth of this country’s rental housing crisis. Miami Law’s Tenants’ Rights Clinic Director Jeffrey Hearne joins us to talk about the quandary and the solutions. Recorded on November 12, 2020.
S5 E13 The Gay Right to Foster Last week the U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments in a case of a Roman Catholic adoption agency's entitlement to discriminate against LGBTQ foster parents. Miami Law's Children and Youth Law Clinics Bernard Perlmutter and Robert Latham joined the friend of the court brief and unpack the case on this week's episode. Recorded on November 6, 2020.
S5 E12 Jailers Gotta Jail Over the more than nine months since the coronavirus began spreading in the United States, jails, prisons, and detention facilities have been hard hit. Miami Law's Innocence Director Craig Trocino opens the door. Recorded October 29, 2020.
S5 E11 Time for a Tax Tutorial Last month, The New York Times released a series of stories on President Trump's taxes that were revelatory. Miami Law's tax expert Patricia Brown walks us through where U.S. law has come from, and where it's going. Recorded on October 22, 2020.
S5 E10 The Push for Humanity in Technology Last month's release of Netflix's "The Social Dilemma" shown the light on the social media giants' manipulation of its users in the quest for monetization. Cyberlaw expert Mary Anne Franks examines the legal implications. Recorded on October 16, 2020.
S5 E9 No Longer Scrappy, Big Tech in for a Trim After a 16-month investigation, lawmakers condemned big tech's monopoly and recommended restructuring, in a 449-page Democratic-led report. Miami Law antitrust master John Mark Newman walks among the giants. Recorded on October 8, 2020.
S5 E8 Too Late for Environmental Justice? COVID-19 has given voice to disparities of class and privilege worldwide foreshadowing those same inequities navigating climate change mitigation. Abigail Fleming, Miami Law's Fredman Foundation Practitioner in Residence, guides us through what needs to change. Recorded on October 1, 2020.
S5 E7 Viewing Trade Through a Bike Spoke International trade expert Kathleen Claussen pedals through global supply chain interruptions colliding with tariff scuffles, or why we can't we buy bikes? Recorded on September 23, 2020.
S5 E6 In Defense of the White Man's Bureaucracy The Trump administration has used the bureaucracy to chip away at longstanding regulations aimed at equity and equality. Constitutional and administrative law expert Charlton Copeland tallies up a racist agenda. Recorded on September 17, 2020.
S5 E5 Fire, Poachers, and Pandemic Spell Trouble in the Amazon As wildfires – both natural and manmade – devastate the Amazon, COVID-19 is annihilating indigenous populations. International and comparative constitutional law and human rights expert Pablo Rueda-Saiz shines the light. Recorded on September 10, 2020.
S5 E4 Compliance Asleep at the Switch From Kodak to McDonalds to wokewashing and cancel culture, compliance expert Marcia Narine Weldon rounds up the summer of missteps and misdeeds in corporate America. Recorded September 3, 2020.
S5 E2 The Epic Battle for Fortnite Gamemaker Epic fires a shot across the bow at Apple over the big tech’s app store terms and conditions. Former DOJ antitrust attorney John Mark Newman takes over the controller. Recorded on August 20, 2020.
S5 E1 TikTok on the Block Business and technology law expert Daniel Ravicher, director of Miami Law’s Startup Practicum, unpacks the U.S. government’s real or imagined threat to the sale of TikTok. Recorded August 12, 2020.
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