The January 6th hearings, a series of five scheduled hearings investigating the January 6th insurrection at the U.S. Capitol by the United States House Select Committee, is currently underway. In a Lawyer 2 Lawyer podcast on the Legal Talk Network, Professor of Law Emeritus William C. Banks discusses the hearings with host Craig Williams.
Professor Paula Johnson Speaks about the Implications of the Supreme Court’s Ruling to Overturn Roe v Wade
Professor Paula Johnson spoke with two local news outlets, NewsChannel 9 and CNY Central, about the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade.
Professor Peter Blanck, Chairman of the Burton Blatt Institute, Discusses the Fair Labor Standards Act on NPR’s Marketplace
The Department of Labor is suing a Montana ranch that employs people with disabilities, alleging the ranch unlawfully paid them as little as $1.17 an hour, reports NPR’s Marketplace podcast. An exception to the Fair Labor Standards Act permits some certified employers to pay workers with disabilities less than the federal minimum wage.
In a recent survey of judges across the United States conducted by the National Judicial College and highlighted by USA Today, more than 97% responded “yes” to the question of whether the Supreme Court justices should be bound by a code of conduct. According to the U.S. constitution, a justice does not have to be a lawyer or attend law school to become a Supreme Court justice, so they are not bound by the ethics required of attorneys.
ABA Journal Features Comments from Professor Nina Kohn on the Biden Administration’s Proposed Nursing Home Reforms
As chair of the ABA Section of Civil Rights and Social Justice’s Elder Affairs Committee, Professor Nina Kohn has helped draw attention to policies that closely align with nursing home reforms the Biden administration announced in February.