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03.15.2022 | In The News | Podcasts

Legal Judg(e)ments Podcast, Episode 11, Justice and Charity

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. Visit www.legaljudgements.com for more information and to listen to the entire season.     https://podcasts.captivate.fm/media/d7d02637-86c5-459e-a340-2440bbb4e07e/Sterns-v2-mixdown.mp3… Read More

03.15.2022 | Podcasts

Legal Judg(e)ments Podcast, Episode 10, Ride Sharing Down the Path Paved by Court Reform

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 in the future. Visit … Read More

03.01.2022 | Podcasts

Legal Judg(e)ments Podcast, Episode 9, Who Decides?

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. Visit www.legaljudgements.com for more information and to listen to the entire season. Read More

02.15.2022 | Podcasts

Legal Judg(e)ments Podcast, Episode 8, From the State of Nature to Municipal Zoning Law

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 like Boston. Dan also explains how zoning… Read More

02.01.2022 | Podcasts

Legal Judg(e)ments Podcast, Episode 7, Caveat Emptor Roars Back To Life

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. Listen to the episode here. Read More

01.15.2022 | Podcasts

Legal Judg(e)ments Podcast, Episode 6, Lessons From The Great Molasses Flood Of 1919

The first in a two-part episode about Sullivan v. Gagliardi.  Peter McGlynn talks to Bob about what happens when your client’s home turns into a nightmare.  This is a must-listen for all home owners and real estate attorneys. Visit www.legaljudgements.com for more information and to listen to the entire… Read More

12.15.2021 | Podcasts

Legal Judg(e)ments Podcast, Episode 5, No Good Deed Goes Unpunished

Joe Downes tells Bob about his legal strategies in Bass River Tennis Corp. v. Barros; a battle for control over a popular tennis club that led to five different lawsuits and eleven separate appeals. Visit www.legaljudgements.com for more information and to listen to the entire season. https://podcasts.captivate.fm/media/d9de176a-c725-4a15-8600-373c4bb62206/bass-river-mixdown.mp3… Read More

12.01.2021 | Podcasts

Legal Judg(e)ments Podcast, Episode 4, Free Speech Clashes with Child Welfare

In  episode 4, Bob Stetson sits down with attorney  Jennifer LaManna to talk about her forceful and successful defense of the First Amendment in Shak v. Shak. This episode is a must-listen for all divorce practitioners. Visit www.legaljudgements.com for more information and to listen to the entire season. Read More

11.15.2021 | Podcasts

Legal Judg(e)ments Podcast, Episode 3, Shock Jock Takes on Local Politician

Bernkopf Goodman partner Robert Stetson “Zooms” with Andy Caplan about his case Curtatone v. Barstool Sports, Inc. including how the historical fight against organized crime and modern “virtue signaling” set the stage for a fight between a well-known and popular media personality and the mayor of a city just outside… Read More

11.01.2021 | Podcasts

Legal Judg(e)ments Podcast, Episode 2, A Cain and Abel Story

Bernkopf Goodman partner Robert Stetson talks with the author of a popular legal treatise, Jordan Shapiro, about his case Haddad v. Haddad and how the trusts and estates bar can virtually eliminate will contests by using modern technology. As a bonus, Jordan also discusses an important homestead law development. Visit … Read More