The Legal Impact
Police Misconduct and George Floyd

Police Misconduct and George Floyd

June 3, 2020

In the aftermath of the killing of George Floyd, Professor Buzz Scherr discusses the complex nature of handling police misconduct, including qualified immunity, police unions, and how rules on officers vary from jurisdiction to jurisdiction. Produced and Hosted by A. J. Kierstead

Learn more about the International Criminal Law and Justice Programs and apply at https://law.unh.edu/international-criminal-law-justice-program

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UNH Franklin Pierce School of Law is now accepting applications for JD, Graduate Programs, and Online Professional Certificates at https://law.unh.edu 

Legal topics include criminal law, civil rights, contracts, ethics

Inside Law Admissions: The Hybrid JD

Inside Law Admissions: The Hybrid JD

May 28, 2020

This is the launch of a new series for The Legal Impact podcast, titled "Inside Law Admissions," where we discuss important topics in legal education, learn about different legal programs, and meet members of the UNH Franklin Pierce Community.

In fall of 2019 UNH Franklin Pierce launched the Hybrid Juris Doctor program with a focus on intellectual property, technology, and information law. Hear from Dean Megan Carpenter, Associate Dean Leah Plunkett, and Hybrid JD Program Coordinator Dan Cwyner on the creation, launch, and success of this ground breaking program.

Learn more and apply to the Hybrid JD program at https://law.unh.edu/hybridjd 

Produced and Hosted by A. J. Kierstead

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Failure to Contain COVID-19

Failure to Contain COVID-19

May 21, 2020

International Technology Transfer Clinic Director Stanley Kowalski argues that the worldwide failure to contain and manage COVID-19 is largely due to a lack of globally coordinated networks for innovation and intellectual property. Produced and hosted by A. J. Kierstead.

Learn more about the work of the International Technology Transfer Clinic at https://law.unh.edu/academics/experiential-education/clinics/international-technology-transfer-institute

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UNH Franklin Pierce School of Law is now accepting applications for JD, Graduate Programs, and Online Professional Certificates at https://law.unh.edu 

Legal topics include intellectual property, health law, technology transfer, patents

COVID19 and Sports Leagues Reopening

COVID19 and Sports Leagues Reopening

May 14, 2020

Professor Michael McCann discusses the legal situation around sports leagues reopening, including the impact of league decisions, players unions, and venues. Produced and hosted by A. J. Kierstead.

Follow Professor McCann on Twitter at https://twitter.com/mccannsportslaw 

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UNH Franklin Pierce School of Law is now accepting applications for JD, Graduate Programs, and Online Professional Certificates at https://law.unh.edu 

Legal topics include contracts, liability, sports law, health law, government

Contact Tracing and COVID-19

Contact Tracing and COVID-19

May 7, 2020

Professor Buzz Scherr discusses the legal implications of low and high tech contact tracing of COVID-19, including aspects of digital privacy and health information privacy. Produced and Hosted by A. J. Kierstead

Previous episode with Professor Scherr discussing his authoring of New Hampshire's privacy amendment: https://www.podbean.com/ew/pb-jvavx-9eb8de 

UNH Franklin Pierce School of Law is now accepting applications for JD, Graduate Programs, and Online Professional Certificates at https://law.unh.edu 

Legal topics include privacy, technology, US constitution, health policy

The Supreme Court and Constitutional Stare Decisis

The Supreme Court and Constitutional Stare Decisis

April 30, 2020

Professor John Greabe discusses the impact of stare decisis on court decisions, especially regarding the United States Supreme Court. This episode revolves around Professor Greabe's Constitutional Connections series running in the Concord Monitor, read this month's edition: https://www.concordmonitor.com/The-Supreme-Court-and-constitutional-stare-decisis-33880073. Produced and hosted by A. J. Kierstead.

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UNH Franklin Pierce School of Law is now accepting applications for JD, Graduate Programs, and Online Professional Certificates at https://law.unh.edu 

Legal topics include civil rights, United States Supreme Court, constitutional law

Michael Jordan Trademark Win in China

Michael Jordan Trademark Win in China

April 23, 2020

Professor Mike McCann discusses how Michael Jordan won a trademark case in China’s Supreme People’s Court. Produced and Hosted by A. J. Kierstead

Read Professor McCann’s Sports Illustrated article on the subject: https://www.si.com/nba/2020/04/14/michael-jordan-copyright-lawsuit-case-china

Follow Professor McCann on Twitter: https://twitter.com/mccannsportslaw 

UNH Franklin Pierce School of Law is now accepting applications for JD, Graduate Programs, and Online Professional Certificates at https://law.unh.edu 

Legal topics include intellectual property, trademark, name and likeness, sports law, entertainment law

Elections in a Crisis

Elections in a Crisis

April 20, 2020

Adjunct Professor Maggie Goodlander discusses how COVID-19 will impact elections and steps that are being taken to expand absentee voting and voting by mail. Produced and Hosted by A. J. Kierstead

 

Maggie Goodlander is a lawyer and adjunct professor of constitutional & administrative law at UNH Law School. Over the past decade, she has served in legal and policy positions in each branch of the federal government. After graduating from Yale University in 2009, Maggie worked for four years in the United States Senate. She first served as advisor for foreign affairs and national security to Senator Joseph Lieberman and later as a senior advisor to Senator John McCain and was responsible for assisting with the drafting and legislative strategy for the Senate’s 2013 bipartisan comprehensive immigration reform bill. Three years later, after graduating from Yale Law School, Maggie went on to serve as a law clerk to two federal judges: Chief Judge Merrick Garland of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit (2016-2017) and Justice Stephen Breyer of the U.S. Supreme Court (2017-2018). She also served as counsel for the U.S. House Judiciary Committee and House Managers during the impeachment and Senate trial of President Donald Trump. Maggie maintains a robust pro bono practice in New Hampshire while also serving as an intelligence officer in the U.S. Navy Reserve.

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UNH Franklin Pierce School of Law is now accepting applications for JD, Graduate Programs, and Online Professional Certificates at https://law.unh.edu 

Legal topics include civil rights, elections, absentee voting, mail in voting, government emergency preparedness

Tattoos, Video Games, and the NBA

Tattoos, Video Games, and the NBA

April 9, 2020

Professor Mike McCann discusses how a judge ruled in favor of NBA 2K’s creators in a case brought by tattoo artists on use of player tattoos in their video game.

Read Professor McCann’s Sports Illustrated article on the subject: https://www.si.com/nba/2020/04/06/nba-2k-ruling-tattoo-artists

Follow Professor McCann on Twitter: https://twitter.com/mccannsportslaw 

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UNH Franklin Pierce School of Law is now accepting applications for JD, Graduate Programs, and Online Professional Certificates at https://law.unh.edu 

Legal topics include intellectual property, copyright, fair use, sports law, entertainment law

The COVID-19 Impact on Travel

The COVID-19 Impact on Travel

April 2, 2020

With the COVID-19 pandemic, what power do states have to restrict travel and what would be the impact of doing that? Professor Buzz Scherr joins the show to discuss.

Follow Professor Buzz Scherr on Twitter at https://twitter.com/buzzscherr 

Listen to Professor Lucy Hodder discuss the state response to outbreaks, especially how New Hampshire was prepared for the pandemic: https://www.podbean.com/eu/pb-fpdu7-d4f16e 

UNH Franklin Pierce School of Law is now accepting applications for JD, Graduate Programs, and online professional certificates, learn more and apply at law.unh.edu