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Suffolk Law School covers a range of topics related to a Suffolk legal education. The goal is to share Suffolk Laws’ views by inviting students, alumni, and faculty to discuss critical issues in law. Topics include Intellectual Property, issues in public policy, the ramifications of the foreclosure crisis, and more.

Oct 14, 2010
Copyright Recapture

Suffolk University Law School is pleased to welcome Joshua M. Dalton of Bingham McCutchen to this week’s Intellectual Property podcast. Click to learn more about Suffolk Law’s IP Concentration.

Oct 1, 2010
Gaining Acceptance, Retaining Identity: Dealing with Tribal Court Jurisprudence in a Shrinking World

Isaac Cordova, JD ’11, President of Suffolk Law’s Native American Law Students Association, discusses NALSA’s October 7 event Gaining Acceptance, Retaining Identity: Dealing with Tribal Court Jurisprudence in a Shrinking World.

Sep 28, 2010
Software Licensing

Professor Rustad, Suffolk Law’s Intellectual Property Concentration Co-Director, discusses the licensing of software in our first IP podcast of 2010. To learn more about our IP concentration visit http://law.suffolk.edu/academic/ip/

Sep 23, 2010
Voices of the Death Penalty Debate: A Citizen’s Guide to Capital Punishment

Suffolk Law Professor Russell G. Murphy discusses his new book, Voices of the Death Penalty Debate: A Citizen’s Guide to Capital Punishment, in this podcast.

Sep 16, 2010
Education Law

Suffolk Law Professor Victoria Dodd discusses her course and treatise in Education Law as well as the field generally.

Sep 10, 2010
Suffolk Law Student Experiences

Jessica Lee, a Suffolk Law second year student, discusses her experiences at Suffolk, including beginning her studies in the Evening Division, student life at Suffolk and interning in Boston. To learn more visit www.law.suffolk.edu.

Sep 2, 2010
The Entering Class of 2010

Suffolk Law’s Dean of Admissions Gail N. Ellis introduces the entering class of 2010. To learn more about Suffolk Law’s admissions process visit http://law.suffolk.edu/admissions/.

Aug 23, 2010
Peer Mentoring and Bar Prep Programs Updates

Professor Janda discusses Suffolk Law’s Peer Mentoring and Bar Prep Programs. Further information is online at http://www.law.suffolk.edu/offices/deanofstu/disability/resources/

Aug 16, 2010
Experiences as a Suffolk Law Student

Second year student Jason Panzarino discusses life as a Suffolk Law student in this podcast. To learn more about Suffolk, including information about our elective course offerings, visit www.law.suffolk.edu.

Aug 4, 2010
Public Service Programming for Students and Alumni

Rappaport Center for Law and Public Service Executive Director Susan Prosnitz discusses the Center’s career placement initiatives. For more information please visit www.rappaportcenter.org or follow the Center on Facebook and Twitter.

Jul 27, 2010
Disability Services

Assistant Dean of Students Michelle Harper discusses her role as Suffolk Law’s Disability Compliance Officer in this podcast. Click to learn more.

Jul 23, 2010
Medical and Ethical Dilemmas in Egg Harvesting

Doctors around the country often face medical and ethical dilemmas. Joining NECN to explore a case in Boston in which a family wanted to harvest the eggs of a brain dead woman is Professor Charles Kindregan of Suffolk University. Kindregan is an expert in family law. [quicktime]http://web.1.c2.audiovideoweb.com/1c2web3555/SULV/Sidebar_071910.m4v[/quicktime] Download Video (right click – save as)

Jul 20, 2010
A Request for Retrieval of Oocytes from a 36-year-old Woman with Anoxic Brain Injury

Professor Kindregan discusses issues surrounding oocyte retrieval for the purpose of posthumous reproduction following anoxic brain injury. The NE Journal of Medicine published an article on this topic featuring Professor Kindregan July 15, 2010.

Jul 16, 2010
Authorization and Certification of Good Standing

Suffolk Law Dean of Admissions Gail Ellis discusses the required Authorization and Certification of Good Standing form. This form is required of all incoming students to Suffolk University Law School and is due August 7, 2010.

Jul 8, 2010
Search Incident to Arrest Doctrine

Professor Frank Rudy Cooper discusses Search Incident to Arrest Doctrine in this podcast.

Jul 6, 2010
Elena Kagan Confirmation Hearings

Despite criticisms Elena Kagan lacks judicial experience or political service, White House officials do not believe those concerns will hurt her chances to sit on our nation’s high court. Professor Landers discusses the confirmation hearings with NECN. [quicktime]http://web.1.c2.audiovideoweb.com/1c2web3555/SULV/KaganHearings.m4v[/quicktime] Download Video ( right click – save as)

Jun 29, 2010
Career Programming for Students and Alumni

Christopher Teague, Associate Director of Suffolk Law’s Career Development Office, discusses programming initiatives for Suffolk Law students and alumni. 

Jun 23, 2010
Laptop Information for New Students, 2010

Gina Doherty, Director of Law School Academic Technology, discusses laptop information for incoming students in this podcast. Click to learn more about Suffolk Law’s Department of Academic Technology.

Jun 15, 2010
Suffolk Law BLSA

Daryl Johnson, JD ’11 and Jonathan White, JD ’11, of Suffolk University Law School’s Black Law Students Association, discuss BLSA‘s activities and mission.

Jun 9, 2010
Succeeding in Law School

Professor Ramy discusses his book Succeeding in Law School in this podcast. The second edition of Professor Ramy’s book will be published June 10, 2010 by Carolina Academic Press.

Jun 1, 2010
Suffolk Law Commencement Address, 2010

Newark, NJ Mayor Cory A. Booker addressed Suffolk Law graduates on May 23, 2010.

May 25, 2010
The Low Profit LLC

Professor Carter Bishop discusses his Arkansas Law Review article on the Low Profit LLC (L3C). To read Professor Bishop’s article please click here.

May 21, 2010
President Obama’s nomination of Elena Kagan

Suffolk University Law School Professor Robert H. Smith joins NECN to discuss President Obama’s nomination of Elena Kagan for the Supreme Court and the confirmation process ahead. [quicktime]http://web.1.c2.audiovideoweb.com/1c2web3555/SULV/Sidebar_051010.m4v[/quicktime] Download Video (right click – save as)

May 18, 2010
Patent Quality and Non-Obviousness

Gary C. Ganzi, JD ’08, discusses ways in which to improve patent quality as well as viewing patent quality from a public policy perspective. Click to learn more about Suffolk Law’s IP Concentration.

May 18, 2010
Mass budget bill

Legal experts say the $28 billion budget passed by the Massachusetts House last week is bad for the judicial system. The budget includes more than $1 billion in spending cuts, which could mean court closures and state layoffs. Joining NECN to explain how the budget could impact the state courts is Suffolk University law Professor...

May 12, 2010
Singled Out: Application and Defense of Anti-Trust Law and Single Entity Status to Non-Team Sports

Timothy Bolen, a third year student, discusses his Suffolk Journal of Trial and Appellate Advocacy article Singled Out: Application and Defense of Anti-Trust Law and Single Entity Status to Non-Team Sports.

May 4, 2010
Salinger Case – Comments on 2nd cir decision

Suffolk University Law School Professor and Intellectual Property Concentration Co-Director Andrew Beckerman-Rodau discusses the 2nd Circuit’s decision in the Salinger v Colting case.

Apr 30, 2010
Juvenile Justice

Until recently, every juvenile who appeared in court after an arrest has been brought into court in shackles — for offenses as minor as a school food fight. But, a group of Suffolk University law students helped change that. [quicktime]http://web.1.c2.audiovideoweb.com/1c2web3555/SULV/Sidebar_042610.m4v[/quicktime] Download Video ( right click – save as)

Apr 28, 2010
Viacom v Youtube

We are pleased to welcome Ben Sheffner, Senior Counsel, NBC Universal Television Group, to this week’s Intellectual Property podcast. Mr. Sheffner and Professor Andrew Beckerman-Rodau discuss Viacom’s suit of Youtube in this podcast.

Apr 23, 2010
Child Advocacy and Family Law

Suffolk University Law School Professor Erik Pitchal discusses the lawsuit filed by Children’s Rights, a national children’s advocacy group, against the state of Massachusetts. Professor Pitchal teaches Suffolk Law’s Child Advocacy Clinic and Family Law. [quicktime]http://web.1.c2.audiovideoweb.com/1c2web3555/SULV/Sidebar_041910.m4v[/quicktime] Download Video ( right click – save as)

Apr 21, 2010
Domain Name Arbitration

We are pleased to welcome Professor Darryl C. Wilson of Stetson University College of Law for this week’s Intellectual Property podcast.

Apr 14, 2010
Anti-Bullying Legislation

Suffolk Law Professor Kim McLaurin discusses anti-bullying legislation being drafted by Massachusetts lawmakers. Click to learn more about Suffolk’s Clinical Programs [quicktime]http://web.1.c2.audiovideoweb.com/1c2web3555/SULV/Sidebar_040610.m4v[/quicktime] Download Video (right click – save as)

Apr 13, 2010
Consumer Law in Second Life

Dr. Christine Riefa, a Fulbright EU Scholar-in-Residence at Cleveland Marshall College of Law, discusses her research into consumer protection in Second Life. Dr. Riefa presented a lecture on her research to the Suffolk Law community April 12, 2010.

Apr 7, 2010
Validity of Forensic Evidence

Judge John M. Greaney, Director of Suffolk Law’s Macaronis Institute of Trial Advocacy, discusses testing the validity of forensic evidence. To learn more about Judge Greaney visit his Suffolk Law Faculty Page. [quicktime]http://web.1.c2.audiovideoweb.com/1c2web3555/SULV/Sidebar_032910.m4v[/quicktime] Download Video (right click – save as)

Apr 2, 2010
Health Care Reform

Professor Renee Landers discusses the recently passed health care reform legislation. Professor Landers is the Director of Suffolk’s Health and Biomedical Law Concentration. [quicktime]http://web.1.c2.audiovideoweb.com/1c2web3555/SULV/Sidebar_032210.m4v[/quicktime] Download Video (right click – Save as)

Mar 31, 2010
The al-Qaeda Seven

Suffolk University Law School Professor Andrew Perlman discusses the controversy stemming from Keep America Safe’s ad criticizing the US Department of Justice’s hiring of lawyers who represented accused terrorists.

Mar 23, 2010
The Logic of Discipline: Global Capitalism and the Architecture of Government

Alasdair Roberts, Suffolk Law’s Rappaport Professor of Law and Public Policy, discusses his new book, The Logic of Discipline: Global Capitalism and the Architecture of Government. To learn more visit www.aroberts.us.

Mar 23, 2010
The Myriad Case

Eric Belt, of McCarter & English, recently spoke at Suffolk University Law School as part of our Intellectual Property Brown Bag Lunch series. Click to learn more about our Intellectual Property concentration.

Mar 18, 2010
Lindsay Lohan v. ETrade Dispute

In this week’s Intellectual Property podcast, Professor Andrew Beckerman-Rodau, Co-Director of Suffolk Law’s Intellectual Property Concentration, discusses the right to publicity and Lindsay Lohan’s suit of E*Trade.

Mar 9, 2010
Patent Term Adjustment

Brian Landry, JD ’07, a Boston-area lawyer practicing in the area of Intellectual Property law, discusses changes affecting patent term adjustment in this installment of our IP podcast series.

Mar 8, 2010
Patent Marking

Suffolk Law alumnus Paul Cronin, JD ’98, a Boston-based patent lawyer, discusses changes impacting patent marking requirements in this week’s Intellectual Property podcast.

Feb 26, 2010
Gay Marriage in New England

Professor Renee Landers, director of Suffolk Law’s Health and Biomedical Law Concentration, discusses New England states’ legalization of gay marriage. Click to learn more about our Health and Biomedical Law Concentration. [quicktime]http://web.1.c2.audiovideoweb.com/1c2web3555/SULV/RLanders_5-11-09-4pm.m4v[/quicktime] Download Video (right click – save as)

Feb 26, 2010
IRS Taxing Cell Phones

Professor Meredith Conway discusses IRS plans to enforce laws to tax employee personal use of company-issued cell phones. Click to learn more about Professor Conway. [quicktime]http://web.1.c2.audiovideoweb.com/1c2web3555/SULV/MConway_6-15-09-4pm.m4v[/quicktime] Download Video (right click – save as)

Feb 24, 2010
Evidence and Summary Judgment in Patent Cases

Suffolk Law is pleased to welcome Judge William G. Young to our Intellectual Property podcast series. To learn more about our IP concentration, please visit http://law.suffolk.edu/academic/ip/

Feb 16, 2010
The Google Books Case

Stacey Friends, JD ’00, discusses the copyright issues surrounding Google’s initiative to digitize books.

Feb 11, 2010
Suffolk Law’s Battered Women’s Advocacy Clinic

Christine Butler, Practitioner in Residence with Suffolk Law’s Battered Women’s Advocacy Clinic, discusses recent murders in Massachusetts in domestic violence cases, as well the increase in domestic violence-related killings across the country. [quicktime]http://web.1.c2.audiovideoweb.com/1c2web3555/SULV/Sidebar_020810.m4v[/quicktime] Download Video (right click – save as)

Feb 9, 2010
Salinger v Colting

Stacey Friends, JD ’00, discusses Salinger v Colting, the copyright case stemming from Fredrick Colting’s sequel to JD Salinger’s The Catcher in the Rye.

Feb 2, 2010
Judge Sotomayor Starts Final Leg of Her Supreme Court Journey

As US Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor’s nomination process concluded, Suffolk Law Professor Victoria Dodd discussed Judge Sotomayor with NECN. Learn more about Professor Dodd [quicktime]http://web.1.c2.audiovideoweb.com/1c2web3555/SULV/VDodd_7-13-09-4pm.m4v[/quicktime] Download Video (right click – save as)

Feb 2, 2010
Health Care Reform and Senator Brown

Professor Renee Landers, director of Suffolk Law’s Health and Biomedical Law Concentration, discusses health care reform in the wake of Senator-elect Scott Brown’s recent election victory in Massachusetts. Click to learn more about our Health and Biomedical Law Concentration [quicktime]http://web.1.c2.audiovideoweb.com/1c2web3555/SULV/Sidebar_012510.m4v[/quicktime] Download Video (right click – save as)

Feb 2, 2010
Innovations in Massachusetts Public Education: Charter Schools and Beyond

This panel addressed various issues around charter schools and other innovative educational options in Massachusetts.  Among other topics, the panel will discuss currently pending legislative proposals filed by Mayor Thomas Menino and Governor Deval Patrick. Program featured keynote speaker Chris Gabrieli, Co-Founder and Chair of Mass 2020.