There is great debate over a law that makes it easier for mothers to transmit citizenship to their out-of-wedlock children than it is for fathers. In this edition of the BU Law podcast, host David Yas, a BU Law alum, former publisher of Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly and a V.P. at Bernstein Global Wealth welcomes Kristin A. Collins, Associate Professor of Law at BU School of Law, to spotlight the Supreme Court case Flores-Villar v. United States, the importance of gender equality in citizenship laws and reaction to the Supreme Court’s decision.
It was the year of the woman with stand-outs like Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Judge Sonia Sotomayor taking center stage. In this edition of the Boston University School of Law podcast, host and media veteran, Dan Rea of WBZ-Radio 1030 welcomes Professor Linda C. McClain, the Paul M. Siskind Research Scholar and Professor of Law at BU Law School, to discuss her new book, Gender Equality: Dimensions of Women’s Equal Citizenship. Dan and Professor McClain will explore gender equality, equal citizenship and why gender inequality persists.