Podcasts

01.17.2023 | Podcasts

Originalism at Work

Legal Judg(e)ments Podcast, Season 2, Episode 6 Bob and Frank Saccoccio discuss how the Supreme Court’s originalist interpretation of the Second Amendment led a court to invalidate Rhode Island’s stun gun ban in O’Neil v. Nerohna.  … Read More

11.28.2022 | Podcasts

Unintended Consequences

Legal Judg(e)ments Podcast, Season 2, Episode 4 Bob and New England Legal Foundation’s Ben Robbins discuss Tracer Lane II Realty, LLC v. City of Waltham and how the unintended consequences of a 1946 zoning bylaw could include the development of large-scale solar systems in residential neighborhoods. Read More

11.14.2022 | Podcasts

On Depp and Dignity

Legal Judg(e)ments Podcast, Season 2, Episode 3 Bob talks with legal titan Wayne Dennison to discuss his high-profile representation of international movie star Johnny Depp in what’s been dubbed the first “trial by Tik Tok”: Depp v. Heard. Read More

10.31.2022 | Podcasts

FORE!

Legal Judg(e)ments Podcast, Season 2, Episode 2 Bob and Robert Galvin discuss Tenczar v. Indian Pond Country Club, Inc. and what happens when a home ostensibly becomes a part of a golf course.  … Read More

10.17.2022 | Podcasts

Flags and Our Forefathers

Legal Judg(e)ments Podcast, Season 2, Episode 1 Bob and Liberty Counsel’s Roger Gannam talk about Shurtleff v. City of Boston; the United States Supreme Court’s landmark First Amendment case involving the City’s flag-raising program.  … Read More

03.15.2022 | Podcasts

Justice and Charity

Legal Judg(e)ments Podcast, Season 1, Episode 11 In the final episode of Season 1, Bob talks with Scott Sinrich about his pro bono work in Stearns v. Montiero and how, despite popular belief, lawyering remains a noble profession. Read More

03.15.2022 | Podcasts

Ride Sharing Down the Path Paved by Court Reform

Legal Judg(e)ments Podcast, Season 1, Episode 10 In discussing Cunningham v. Lyft, Bob and New England Legal Foundation’s Ben Robbins address recent judicial interpretations of the Federal Arbitration Act, how they impact the business and legal world and whether countermeasures employed by the plaintiffs’ bar will make big business think twice about arbitration… Read More

03.01.2022 | Podcasts

Who Decides?

Legal Judg(e)ments Podcast, Season 1, Episode 9 In discussing Avila v. Boston Public Health Commission, Bob and Jordana Greenman talk about whether Boston’s eviction moratorium violates “due process of law” and how campaign rhetoric may have led to the implementation of this law. Read More

02.15.2022 | Podcasts

From the State of Nature to Municipal Zoning Law

Legal Judg(e)ments Podcast, Season 1, Episode 8 Bob and Dan Dain talk about the role of the judiciary in land use litigation and how the concept of “injury,” as interpreted by the court in Murchison v. Zoning Board of Appeals of Sherborn, saved real estate development in Massachusetts particularly in “downzoning” jurisdictions… Read More

02.01.2022 | Podcasts

Caveat Emptor Roars Back To Life

Legal Judg(e)ments Podcast, Season 1, Episode 7 In part II of Sullivan v. Gagliardi, Peter McGlynn and Bob discuss how the oldest continuous court in the Western Hemisphere rejected the moral principles of St. Thomas Aquinas in the home sale context and what the legislature can do to rectify the decision. Read More