ABA Law Student Podcast
Presented by the American Bar Association’s Law Student Division, the ABA Law Student Podcast covers issues that affect law students, law schools, and recent grads. From finals and graduation to the bar exam and finding a job, this show is your trusted resource for the next big step.
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...
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...
Judge James E. Baker scrutinizes Russia’s aggression in Ukraine through the lens of international law.
Josh Block and Adam Allington offer insights on the arguments for and against continuing the bar exam in its current format.
Meg Steenburgh welcomes Shannon Knapp, Sarah Roberts, and Tiffany Love to discuss their law school experiences and advice for fellow students and recent grads.
Adam Liptak of The New York Times discusses his career as a legal journalist.
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.
Krystal Williams shares insights on her unique path from business professional to lawyer.
How Jill Wine-Banks took on mobsters and Watergate criminals while shattering gender stereotypes.
Harvard Law professor Glenn Cohen offers an overview of pandemic-related legal issues and their implications in our daily lives.
Patrick Krill discusses legal field mental health issues and offers strategies for monitoring and improving personal wellness.
Lauren Jackson shares forward-thinking tactics for preparing yourself for a fulfilling legal career.
National security expert and Syracuse University professor William Banks sheds light on how current events interact with our nation’s security and the law.
Public Justice Center staff attorney John Pollock outlines current efforts to institute the right to counsel in civil matters.
Zach Neumann explains how lawyers and law students can help tenants facing eviction during the pandemic.
Angela Tripp shares insights into her rewarding work with the successful Michigan Legal Help Program.
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.
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...
Attorney Robert Barnett sits down with host Meghan Steenburgh to discuss his storied career including his work with ten Presidential campaigns.
Sally Fisher Curran discusses her career in legal aid.
Professor Richard Freer discusses his career and passion for helping students reach their potential.
ABA Law Student Podcast host Meghan Steenburgh hosts two sets of interviews focused on online legal education.
Rodney Smolla, dean of the Delaware Law School of Widener University, discusses his career and offers practical advice for law students.
Erwin Chemerinsky, dean of the University of California Berkeley School of Law, shares insights from his career and offers guidance to today’s law students.
Dan Sullivan shares his career journey and advice for today’s law students.
Colorado U.S. Attorney Jason Dunn shares his career experiences and offers guidance for law students as they enter the profession.
Rachel Gentry, Kennedy LeJeune, and KyMara Guidry join host Ashley Baker for a roundtable discussion of law student mental health issues.
Dionne Smith offers guidance for law students to manage their personal well-being throughout the rigors of law school.
Newly elected ABA Law Student Division national chair Johnnie Nguyen and delegate of communications Julie Merow discuss the goals of the 2019-2020 council.
Gaylynn Burroughs shares insights for law students on how to hone in on the areas of law that align with their personal and professional goals.
Matthew Wallace explains two of the resolutions up for consideration before the ABA House of Delegates.
Hilarie Bass talks about her career highlights and gives advice to today’s law students.
Rabia Chaudry talks about the role of discrimination in our criminal justice system and what law students and the general public should learn from the story of Adnan Syed.
Terry Harrell and John Berry talk about mental health and well-being in the legal profession and law schools.
Kennedy LeJeune, Miosotti Tenecora, and De'Jonique Carter talk about the importance of developing cultural competency as a law student.
Jerome Crawford and Tiffany Buckley-Norwoodt talk about how the legal profession can become more welcoming for attorneys of color.
Shawnita Goosby, Crystal Taylor, and Meghan Matt talk about how they manage their lives as mothers in law school.
Dr. Maria-Vittoria Carminati and Dr. Michael Foerster talk about the future of space and telecommunications law.
Negeen Sadeghi-Movahed talks about law student life and her goals as chair.
Melissa Waugh talks about her life as a mother taking care of her two hyphenated kids as well as being a part-time lawyer specializing in special education law.
Judge Wilhelmina Wright shares her advice to any young, aspiring judges about building confidence, taking responsibility, and overcoming barriers in their careers.
Betsy West and Julie Cohen discuss their movie, The documentary RBG, as well as what makes the film unique, why they chose the subject, and what makes Justice Ginsburg worthy of her...
It can be hard to maintain mental wellness as a law student because of established stigmas and a lack of available resources. We talk about how students are working on changing this.
Carl Hernandez talks about the immigration clinic at Brigham Young University, which is managed mainly by students and meets a great need in the Utah community which has a large immigrant population.
Benjamin Davis shares his personal experience as a law professor and how law students can foster relationships with their professors.
Learn about the new ABA Law Student Podcast host John Weber in this episode of the ABA Law Student Podcast.
Tune into this law student podcast featuring Thomas Kim, the new chair of the ABA’s Law Student Division.
ABA President Linda Klein discusses the history of Public Service Loan Forgiveness, a program to entice young lawyers to take public service positions.
ABA President Linda Klein talks about the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program and how it has fallen short.
F. Lee Bailey, defense lawyer in the O.J. Simpson case, discusses his most notable cases and the definition of proof beyond a reasonable doubt.
Dean Strang, one of Steven Avery’s defense lawyers, talks about the Making A Murderer case from a lawyer’s perspective
Meghan Steenburgh is a 2L in the JDi program at Syracuse University College of Law. She is...
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