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Meghan Steenburgh

Meghan Steenburgh

Host of ABA Law Student Podcast

Meghan Steenburgh is a 2L in the JDi program at Syracuse University College of Law. She is a graduate of Georgetown University and holds a Master of Science in Broadcast Journalism from Syracuse University’s Newhouse School of Communications. Meghan’s status as a law school student follows a career in broadcast journalism, corporate communications, politics, and state government. Meghan is a fourth-generation harpist; she also enjoys mountain running and mountain biking. Meghan is married with four young children.

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May 30, 2022

Examining the Supreme Court Draft Leak with Vice Dean Keith Bybee

In the wake of the Supreme Court draft leak, many are questioning what ramifications its language could have on a number of past court decisions, as well as Americans’ rights in a...

April 25, 2022

Military Legal Practice and Perspectives on the Law of War

Major General John Altenburg was instrumental in transforming the practice of law in the military through his leadership and immersive approaches for military lawyer training. Meg Steenburgh talks with General Altenburg about...

March 28, 2022

Understanding the Weaponization of Social Media with P.W. Singer

Information and disinformation campaigns are centuries old, but our social media era has given new and rapid thrust to the sharing of ideas, both for good and ill intent. Meg Steenburgh and...

March 8, 2022

Russia v. Ukraine: The Policy and Legal Considerations of an Unprovoked Attack on a Sovereign Nation

Judge James E. Baker scrutinizes Russia’s aggression in Ukraine through the lens of international law.

January 24, 2022

Do We Really Need the Bar Exam?

Josh Block and Adam Allington offer insights on the arguments for and against continuing the bar exam in its current format.

December 27, 2021

Law School, Lawyering, and How One Relates to the Other

Meg Steenburgh welcomes Shannon Knapp, Sarah Roberts, and Tiffany Love to discuss their law school experiences and advice for fellow students and recent grads.

November 22, 2021

The Life of a Supreme Court Correspondent

Adam Liptak of The New York Times discusses his career as a legal journalist.

October 25, 2021

Intellectual Property and Changing Social Justice Needs

Boston University professor Jessica Silbey shares her expertise on IP law and how current shifts in thinking could bring about significant changes for some of these longstanding statutes.

September 29, 2021

Career Shift: How Krystal Williams Pivoted from Business to Law

Krystal Williams shares insights on her unique path from business professional to lawyer.

August 23, 2021

Jill Wine-Banks’ Rich and Varied Legal Career

How Jill Wine-Banks took on mobsters and Watergate criminals while shattering gender stereotypes.

June 21, 2021

Mental Health in the Legal Profession

Patrick Krill discusses legal field mental health issues and offers strategies for monitoring and improving personal wellness.

June 2, 2021

Career Preparedness: Navigating Career Choices in Law School and Beyond

Lauren Jackson shares forward-thinking tactics for preparing yourself for a fulfilling legal career.

April 20, 2021

Critical Issues in National Security Law

National security expert and Syracuse University professor William Banks sheds light on how current events interact with our nation’s security and the law.

March 31, 2021

The Pursuit of a Civil Right to Counsel

Public Justice Center staff attorney John Pollock outlines current efforts to institute the right to counsel in civil matters.

February 26, 2021

Housing and Eviction Law: Helping Tenants in the Midst of COVID-19

Zach Neumann explains how lawyers and law students can help tenants facing eviction during the pandemic.

January 29, 2021

Helping Litigants Help Themselves: The Ins and Outs of a Legal Help Program

Angela Tripp shares insights into her rewarding work with the successful Michigan Legal Help Program.

December 14, 2020

Against All Odds: Jim St. Germain’s Journey From Juvenile Delinquency to Community Leader

Jim St. Germain shares his experiences in the juvenile justice system and the critical role of mentors in his path to becoming a leader in his community.

November 10, 2020

Examining Racial Inequality in Juvenile Justice

Attorney Natasha Fortune discusses her work at the Legal Aid Society of New York in the Juvenile Rights Practice and the cycles of racial injustice that affect her work with children of...

September 28, 2020

Representing Power: A Conversation with Attorney Robert Barnett

Attorney Robert Barnett sits down with host Meghan Steenburgh to discuss his storied career including his work with ten Presidential campaigns.

June 11, 2020

A Career in Legal Aid — Perspectives from Sally Fisher Curran

Sally Fisher Curran discusses her career in legal aid.

April 9, 2020

Law School Innovators: Taking Legal Ed Online

ABA Law Student Podcast host Meghan Steenburgh hosts two sets of interviews focused on online legal education.

January 9, 2020

Lawyer, Marine, & Senator: Career Highlights with US Senator Dan Sullivan

Dan Sullivan shares his career journey and advice for today’s law students.