Co-hosts law school deans Jackie Gardina and Mitch Winick invite lawyers, authors, law professors, and expert commentators to discuss current challenges to our individual constitutional and civil rights. Educators at heart, this “dynamic dean-duo” believe that the law should be accessible to everyone… and should never be boring!
Professor Charles Geyh, an expert in judicial conduct, discusses the ethical obligations of judges and the options available (or not) when judges break the rules – including the U.S. Supreme Court justices....
Professor Joel Rogers describes the rise of American Legislative Council (ALEC), the organization responsible drafting model bills introduced across the country with devastating impacts upon public education, voting rights, and environmental protections,...
In this SideBar episode, California Assemblymember, Buffy Wicks discusses the power of state legislatures to protect fundamental constitutional rights and the importance of diverse representation.
In this episode of SideBar, Suzanne Nossel, the Chief Executive Officer of PenAmerica, discusses the dangers of book bans and educational gag orders to our core democratic values. She places these laws...
Can we harness AI to enhance equality?
Legitimacy of the Supreme Court and the Important Role Lawyers Play in Our Society
Women, the Law, and the Battle to Save America
The New Weapon in the Culture Wars
Is “Vigilante Federalism” the new weapon in battles over abortion, religion, sexuality, gender, and race?
David Pepper returns with a wake-up call to reclaim our democracy.
State legislatures, often ignored, play a significant role in deciding our rights, including the right to vote.
Constitutional Rights Should Never Be Taken For Granted
Jackie Gardina is the Dean of the Colleges of Law with campuses in Santa Barbara and Ventura. Dean Gardina has...
Mitchel Winick is President and Dean of the nonprofit law school system that includes Monterey College of Law, San Luis...
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