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Law And The Pandemic

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Law And The Pandemic

Law And The Pandemic

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COVID-19 Legal Coverage and Perspectives from UC Hastings Law

Latest Episodes

How COVID-19 in California Prisons Still Affects You

Today, we speak with Professor Hadar Aviram to learn the latest developments in the fight to stem the outbreak of COVID-19 in California prisons, which have become hotspots for community transmission. She advocates for substantially reducing prison populations—including by early release.

22 min1 w ago
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How COVID-19 in California Prisons Still Affects You

Rebuilding Trust in the FDA and the CDC

Today, we speak with Professor Dorit Reiss about waning public confidence in the FDA and the CDC—agencies crucial to managing the pandemic. Increasingly, Professor Reiss focuses her research on legal and policy issues related to vaccines, school mandates, and tort and administrative issues related to vaccines. Resources: https://www.statnews.com/2020/11/03/should-fda-be-independent/ https://ideaexchange.uakron.edu/conlawnow/vol12/iss1/7/

17 min2 w ago
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Rebuilding Trust in the FDA and the CDC

Overview of the Perkins Coie Estate Planning for Front-Line Health Care Workers Clinic

In this episode, we speak with Perkins Coie attorneys Paula Goodwin and Jody Bryson about their pro bono project to provide estate planning to the health care workers on the front lines of the COVID-19 response. Paula Goodwin is an alumna of UC Hastings Law and a Partner in Perkins Coie’s Personal Planning Group. She recently served as the pro bono chair of the firm’s San Francisco office. Jody Bryson is an associate in Perkins Coie’s Personal Planning Group. She provides legal counseling and guidance in the areas of estate, tax and gift planning.

24 minAUG 24
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Overview of the Perkins Coie Estate Planning for Front-Line Health Care Workers Clinic

How the Pandemic and Racism Collide

Today we speak with Professor Sarah Hooper about why communities of color are hospitalized and dying at disproportionately higher rates and what we can do to mitigate this serious issue. Professor Hooper is Executive Director of the UCSF/UC Hastings Consortium on Law, Science & Health Policy. Her research focuses on legal issues in aging and dementia care, including health care decision making and informed consent.

25 minJUL 21
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How the Pandemic and Racism Collide

Who’s the liability? A look at COVID-19 Waivers

Today, we speak with Professor Shanin Specter about liability waivers and whether they are a viable legal strategy or simply a deterrence tactic. Professor Specter has been teaching at UC Hastings Law since 2017 and is a founding partner of Kline & Specter, one of the leading catastrophic injury firms in the US. He recently published an opinion piece on CNN.com related to this topic.

18 minJUL 15
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Who’s the liability? A look at COVID-19 Waivers

Pandemic or Pretext? Changes to the US Asylum System

Today, we speak with Professor Karen Musalo about changes to the U.S. asylum system since the pandemic hit. Professor Musalo is the founding director of the UC Hastings Center for Gender & Refugee Studies, and the Refugee and Human Rights Clinic. She has contributed to the evolving jurisprudence of asylum law through her scholarship, as well as her litigation of landmark cases.

22 minJUL 8
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Pandemic or Pretext? Changes to the US Asylum System

An Overview of the UC Hastings Transition to Online Education and the What’s to Come

Today, we speak with Professor Abe Cable about how UC Hastings Law had to suddenly adapt to the pandemic and the implications for Fall 2020 and beyond. Professor Cable is the Faculty Director of Online Legal Education at UC Hastings Law. This past February, he wrote the college’s Online Education Handbook, which contains information and best practices for faculty.

18 minJUN 23
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An Overview of the UC Hastings Transition to Online Education and the What’s to Come

Bank Accounts for All – The Federal Reserve Could Get It Done

Today, we speak with Professor John Crawford about the role of the Federal Reserve in managing the financial fallout from the pandemic and his proposal that the Fed should provide a bank account to every American. Professor Crawford’s current research focuses on the regulation of financial markets and institutions.

20 minJUN 9
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Bank Accounts for All – The Federal Reserve Could Get It Done

Can They Do This, Too? Shelter-in-Place Updates and the Curfews Professor Matt Coles

This week marks a historic time for the United States, as curfew orders have been put in place across the country in response to protests following the death of George Floyd. UC Hastings Professor Matt Coles, former Deputy Legal Director and Director of Center for Equality at the ACLU, rejoins us this week to weigh in on the constitutionality of these curfew orders.

22 minJUN 5
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Can They Do This, Too? Shelter-in-Place Updates and the Curfews Professor Matt Coles

The Accelerated Adoption of Legal Technology

Today, we speak with Professor Alice Armitage about law firm economics and the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Professor Armitage is the Director of Applied Innovation at UC Hastings, where she teaches a course on the business skills necessary to build a tech startup. She’s also a two-time entrepreneur.

17 minJUN 2
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The Accelerated Adoption of Legal Technology

Latest Episodes

How COVID-19 in California Prisons Still Affects You

Today, we speak with Professor Hadar Aviram to learn the latest developments in the fight to stem the outbreak of COVID-19 in California prisons, which have become hotspots for community transmission. She advocates for substantially reducing prison populations—including by early release.

22 min1 w ago
Comments
How COVID-19 in California Prisons Still Affects You

Rebuilding Trust in the FDA and the CDC

Today, we speak with Professor Dorit Reiss about waning public confidence in the FDA and the CDC—agencies crucial to managing the pandemic. Increasingly, Professor Reiss focuses her research on legal and policy issues related to vaccines, school mandates, and tort and administrative issues related to vaccines. Resources: https://www.statnews.com/2020/11/03/should-fda-be-independent/ https://ideaexchange.uakron.edu/conlawnow/vol12/iss1/7/

17 min2 w ago
Comments
Rebuilding Trust in the FDA and the CDC

Overview of the Perkins Coie Estate Planning for Front-Line Health Care Workers Clinic

In this episode, we speak with Perkins Coie attorneys Paula Goodwin and Jody Bryson about their pro bono project to provide estate planning to the health care workers on the front lines of the COVID-19 response. Paula Goodwin is an alumna of UC Hastings Law and a Partner in Perkins Coie’s Personal Planning Group. She recently served as the pro bono chair of the firm’s San Francisco office. Jody Bryson is an associate in Perkins Coie’s Personal Planning Group. She provides legal counseling and guidance in the areas of estate, tax and gift planning.

24 minAUG 24
Comments
Overview of the Perkins Coie Estate Planning for Front-Line Health Care Workers Clinic

How the Pandemic and Racism Collide

Today we speak with Professor Sarah Hooper about why communities of color are hospitalized and dying at disproportionately higher rates and what we can do to mitigate this serious issue. Professor Hooper is Executive Director of the UCSF/UC Hastings Consortium on Law, Science & Health Policy. Her research focuses on legal issues in aging and dementia care, including health care decision making and informed consent.

25 minJUL 21
Comments
How the Pandemic and Racism Collide

Who’s the liability? A look at COVID-19 Waivers

Today, we speak with Professor Shanin Specter about liability waivers and whether they are a viable legal strategy or simply a deterrence tactic. Professor Specter has been teaching at UC Hastings Law since 2017 and is a founding partner of Kline & Specter, one of the leading catastrophic injury firms in the US. He recently published an opinion piece on CNN.com related to this topic.

18 minJUL 15
Comments
Who’s the liability? A look at COVID-19 Waivers

Pandemic or Pretext? Changes to the US Asylum System

Today, we speak with Professor Karen Musalo about changes to the U.S. asylum system since the pandemic hit. Professor Musalo is the founding director of the UC Hastings Center for Gender & Refugee Studies, and the Refugee and Human Rights Clinic. She has contributed to the evolving jurisprudence of asylum law through her scholarship, as well as her litigation of landmark cases.

22 minJUL 8
Comments
Pandemic or Pretext? Changes to the US Asylum System

An Overview of the UC Hastings Transition to Online Education and the What’s to Come

Today, we speak with Professor Abe Cable about how UC Hastings Law had to suddenly adapt to the pandemic and the implications for Fall 2020 and beyond. Professor Cable is the Faculty Director of Online Legal Education at UC Hastings Law. This past February, he wrote the college’s Online Education Handbook, which contains information and best practices for faculty.

18 minJUN 23
Comments
An Overview of the UC Hastings Transition to Online Education and the What’s to Come

Bank Accounts for All – The Federal Reserve Could Get It Done

Today, we speak with Professor John Crawford about the role of the Federal Reserve in managing the financial fallout from the pandemic and his proposal that the Fed should provide a bank account to every American. Professor Crawford’s current research focuses on the regulation of financial markets and institutions.

20 minJUN 9
Comments
Bank Accounts for All – The Federal Reserve Could Get It Done

Can They Do This, Too? Shelter-in-Place Updates and the Curfews Professor Matt Coles

This week marks a historic time for the United States, as curfew orders have been put in place across the country in response to protests following the death of George Floyd. UC Hastings Professor Matt Coles, former Deputy Legal Director and Director of Center for Equality at the ACLU, rejoins us this week to weigh in on the constitutionality of these curfew orders.

22 minJUN 5
Comments
Can They Do This, Too? Shelter-in-Place Updates and the Curfews Professor Matt Coles

The Accelerated Adoption of Legal Technology

Today, we speak with Professor Alice Armitage about law firm economics and the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Professor Armitage is the Director of Applied Innovation at UC Hastings, where she teaches a course on the business skills necessary to build a tech startup. She’s also a two-time entrepreneur.

17 minJUN 2
Comments
The Accelerated Adoption of Legal Technology
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