Featured Guest
Robert Carlson

Bob Carlson, a shareholder with the Butte, Montana, law firm of Corette Black Carlson & Mickelson, P.C., is president...

Your Host
Amanda Robert

Amanda Robert, a legal affairs writer, joined the ABA Journal staff in 2019. She previously worked for the Chicago...

Episode Notes

Do nearly 25% of Americans really think Ruth Bader Ginsburg is chief justice? ABA President Bob Carlson addresses gaps in public knowledge of history and government uncovered by the first Survey of Civic Literacy in this special episode of the ABA Journal’s Asked and Answered hosted by Journal reporter Amanda Robert. Carlson highlights the survey’s most surprising findings, and discusses the ABA’s plans for the data and ideas for how Americans can improve their civic knowledge in the future.

Special thanks to our sponsor, LawPay.

Brought to You by
Newsletter

Notify me when there’s a new episode!

Episode Details
Published: May 20, 2019
Podcast: ABA Journal: Asked and Answered
Category: Legal News
Podcast
ABA Journal: Asked and Answered
ABA Journal: Asked and Answered

Featuring top of the industry guests discussing various legal topics.

Listen & Subscribe
Recent Episodes
07/29/19
First-year lawyer offers self-care tips and shares how he learned to quiet his mind post-law school

Michael Anspach talks about his road to success after law school, his self-care tips and how he learned to quiet his mind.

06/24/19
Want to go to law school? This teen has some tips

Haley Taylor Schlitz talks about how she stays organized and discusses her summer planning before starting law school at Southern Methodist University this fall....

05/28/19
Amped Up: ADHD med abuse in the legal profession

Patrick Krill speaks out about the issues and dangers of illegal prescription stimulants.

05/20/19
Civics beyond Schoolhouse Rock

ABA President Bob Carlson highlights the survey’s most surprising findings, and discusses the ABA’s plans for the data and ideas for how Americans can...

04/29/19
Where the Jobs Are: Hot careers for the Class of 2019

Valerie Fontaine of SeltzerFontaine speaks about potential slowdowns and how lawyers can be thinking ahead to recession-proof their practices.

03/25/19
Your client’s gone viral–now what?

Pete Wentz shares how to address online controversies at the right time and what commonly given legal advice turns out to be the least...