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Case in Point provides smart, informative conversations about the law, society, and culture. By bringing together top legal scholars with experts on politics, business, health, education, and science, Case in Point gives an in-depth look at how the law touches every part of our lives. Produced by the University of Pennsylvania Law School.
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Dec 8, 2015

Florida Panthers CEO Rory Babich gives an inside look at how a major professional sports franchise builds a winning team.

Experts

Rory Babich
President, CEO, & Alternate Governor, Florida Panthers

Host

Steven Barnes
Host, Editor-in-Chief, Case in Point

Dec 8, 2015

Florida Panthers CEO Rory Babich gives an inside look at how a major professional sports franchise builds a winning team.

Experts

Rory Babich
President, CEO, & Alternate Governor, Florida Panthers

Host

Steven Barnes
Host, Editor-in-Chief, Case in Point

Nov 24, 2015

Sarah Paoletti and IOM’s Federico Soda explain the causes of the migration and refugee crises, and possible policy and legal responses.

Experts

Sarah Paoletti
Practice Professor of Law

Federico Soda
Director, Coordination Office for the Mediterranean, International Organization for Migration, Rome

Host

Steven Barnes
Host, Editor-in-Chief, Case in Point

Nov 24, 2015

Sarah Paoletti and IOM’s Federico Soda explain the causes of the migration and refugee crises, and possible policy and legal responses.

Experts

Sarah Paoletti
Practice Professor of Law

Federico Soda
Director, Coordination Office for the Mediterranean, International Organization for Migration, Rome

Host

Steven Barnes
Host, Editor-in-Chief, Case in Point

Jul 28, 2015

Sarah Gordon and Mark Silk look at how the U.S. has historically regulated religious institutions as well as accounted for an individual’s religious liberty.

Experts

Sarah Barringer Gordon
Arlin M. Adams Professor of Constitutional Law and Professor of History

Mark Silk
Director, Leonard Greenberg Center for the Study of Religion in Public Life and Professor of Religion in Public Life, Trinity College

Host

Steven Barnes
Host, Editor-in-Chief, Case in Point

Jul 28, 2015

Sarah Gordon and Mark Silk look at how the U.S. has historically regulated religious institutions as well as accounted for an individual’s religious liberty.

Experts

Sarah Barringer Gordon
Arlin M. Adams Professor of Constitutional Law and Professor of History

Mark Silk
Director, Leonard Greenberg Center for the Study of Religion in Public Life and Professor of Religion in Public Life, Trinity College

Host

Steven Barnes
Host, Editor-in-Chief, Case in Point

Jul 14, 2015

Stephen Morse explores the state of play between law and neuroscience, where neurolaw is headed and what it means for personal responsibility.

Experts

Stephen Morse
Ferdinand Wakeman Hubbell Professor of Law; Professor of Psychology and Law in Psychiatry; Associate Director, Center for Neuroscience & Society

Host

Steven Barnes
Host, Editor-in-Chief, Case in Point

Jul 14, 2015

Stephen Morse explores the state of play between law and neuroscience, where neurolaw is headed and what it means for personal responsibility.

Experts

Stephen Morse
Ferdinand Wakeman Hubbell Professor of Law; Professor of Psychology and Law in Psychiatry; Associate Director, Center for Neuroscience & Society

Host

Steven Barnes
Host, Editor-in-Chief, Case in Point

Jul 1, 2015

In this episode of Case in Point, Penn Law's Professor Tobias Barrington Wolff examines the historic ruling by a divided 5-to-4 Supreme Court that same-sex couples nationwide have the Constitutional right to marry, and its consequences. For more information, go to www.caseinpoint.org.

Case in Point provides smart, informative conversations about the law, society, and culture. By bringing together top scholars with experts on politics, business, health, education, and science, Case in Point gives an in-depth look at how the law touches every part of our lives. Produced by the University of Pennsylvania Law School.

Jul 1, 2015

In this episode of Case in Point, Penn Law's Professor Tobias Barrington Wolff examines the historic ruling by a divided 5-to-4 Supreme Court that same-sex couples nationwide have the Constitutional right to marry, and its consequences. For more information, go to www.caseinpoint.org.

Case in Point provides smart, informative conversations about the law, society, and culture. By bringing together top scholars with experts on politics, business, health, education, and science, Case in Point gives an in-depth look at how the law touches every part of our lives. Produced by the University of Pennsylvania Law School.

Jun 23, 2015

Jeffrey Vagle and Marcy Wheeler examine the the intricacies of U.S. surveillance law and the implications for civil liberties and national security. For more information, go to www.caseinpoint.org

Experts

Jeffrey Vagle
Executive Director, Center for Technology, Innovation & Competition, University of Pennsylvania Law School

Marcy Wheeler
Independent journalist

 

Moderator

Steven Barnes
Host, Editor-in-Chief, Case in Point

Case in Point provides smart, informative conversations about the law, society, and culture. By bringing together top scholars with experts on politics, business, health, education, and science, Case in Point gives an in-depth look at how the law touches every part of our lives. Produced by the University of Pennsylvania Law School.

Jun 23, 2015

Jeffrey Vagle and Marcy Wheeler examine the the intricacies of U.S. surveillance law and the implications for civil liberties and national security.

 

Experts

Jeffrey Vagle
Executive Director, Center for Technology, Innovation & Competition, University of Pennsylvania Law School

Marcy Wheeler
Independent journalist

 

Moderator

Steven Barnes
Host, Editor-in-Chief, Case in Point

Jun 9, 2015

Dorothy Roberts and Jonathan Marks examine whether race is a social invention, and the consequences of categorizing race biologically.

Experts

Dorothy E. Roberts
George A. Weiss University Professor of Law and Sociology and the Raymond Pace and Sadie Tanner Mossell Alexander Professor of Civil Rights, University of Pennsylvania Law School

Johnathan Marks
Professor, Biological Anthropologist, UNC Charlotte

Host

Eleanor Barrett
Associate Dean for Legal Practice Skills
University of Pennsylvania Law School

Jun 9, 2015

Dorothy Roberts and Jonathan Marks examine whether race is a social invention, and the consequences of categorizing race biologically.

Experts

Dorothy E. Roberts
George A. Weiss University Professor of Law and Sociology and the Raymond Pace and Sadie Tanner Mossell Alexander Professor of Civil Rights, University of Pennsylvania Law School

Johnathan Marks
Professor, Biological Anthropologist, UNC Charlotte

Host

Eleanor Barrett
Associate Dean for Legal Practice Skills
University of Pennsylvania Law School

Jun 2, 2015

Michael Knoll discusses the impacts of the Supreme Court’s decision to end tax discrimination.

Experts

Michael Knoll
Theodore K. Warner Professor of Law & Professor of Real Estate; Co-Director, Center for Tax Law and Policy; Deputy Dean

Host

Steven Barnes
Host, Editor-in-Chief, Case in Point

Jun 2, 2015

Michael Knoll discusses the impacts of the Supreme Court’s decision to end tax discrimination.

Experts

Michael Knoll
Theodore K. Warner Professor of Law & Professor of Real Estate; Co-Director, Center for Tax Law and Policy; Deputy Dean

Host

Steven Barnes
Host, Editor-in-Chief, Case in Point

May 26, 2015

Ted Ruger and Dan Gorenstein look at challenges to the Affordable Care Act, and what this means for Medicaid and Medicare.

Experts

Theodore Ruger
Professor of Law, Deputy Dean, Dean-designate, University of Pennsylvania Law School

Dan Gorenstein
Senior reporter, Marketplace’s Health Desk

Host

Eleanor Barrett
Host, Case in Point

May 26, 2015

Ted Ruger and Dan Gorenstein look at challenges to the Affordable Care Act, and what this means for Medicaid and Medicare.

Experts

Theodore Ruger
Professor of Law, Deputy Dean, Dean-designate, University of Pennsylvania Law School

Dan Gorenstein
Senior reporter, Marketplace’s Health Desk

Host

Eleanor Barrett
Host, Case in Point

May 12, 2015

Kermit Roosevelt and Kimberly McCreight talk about their new novels, and how they write and successfully publish fiction.

Experts

Kermit Roosevelt
Professor of Law, University of Pennsylvania Law School
Author, AllegianceIn the Shadow of the Law

Kimberly McCreight
Author, Where They Found Her; Reconstructing Amelia

Host

Steven Barnes
Host, Editor-in-Chief, Case in Point

May 12, 2015

Kermit Roosevelt and Kimberly McCreight talk about their new novels, and how they write and successfully publish fiction.

Experts

Kermit Roosevelt
Professor of Law, University of Pennsylvania Law School
Author, AllegianceIn the Shadow of the Law

Kimberly McCreight
Author, Where They Found Her; Reconstructing Amelia

Host

Steven Barnes
Host, Editor-in-Chief, Case in Point

Apr 28, 2015

John Hollway and Rabia Chaudry explore the conviction of Adnan Syed of Serial fame, and what it means for the fairness of our justice system.

Experts

Rabia Chaudry
President, Safe Nation Collaborative
National Security Fellow, New America Foundation

John Hollway
Executive Director, The Quattrone Center for the Fair Administration of Justice, University of Pennsylvania Law School

Host

Randi Garnick
Host, Case in Point

Apr 28, 2015

John Hollway and Rabia Chaudry explore the conviction of Adnan Syed of Serial fame, and what it means for the fairness of our justice system.

Experts

Rabia Chaudry
President, Safe Nation Collaborative
National Security Fellow, New America Foundation

John Hollway
Executive Director, The Quattrone Center for the Fair Administration of Justice, University of Pennsylvania Law School

Host

Randi Garnick
Host, Case in Point

Apr 14, 2015

David Skeel and Kevin Cirilli examine how the U.S. government will regulate America’s big banks in the wake of changes to Dodd-Frank, and what this means for Wall St. and Main St.

Experts

David Arthur Skeel
S. Samuel Arsht Professor of Corporate Law, University of Pennsylvania Law School
Author, The New Financial Deal: Understanding the Dodd-Frank Act and Its (Unintended) Consequences

Kevin Cirilli
Finance Reporter, The Hill
Author of The Hill’s Overnight Finance Tip Sheet

Host

Eleanor Barrett
Host, Case in Point

Apr 14, 2015

David Skeel and Kevin Cirilli examine how the U.S. government will regulate America’s big banks in the wake of changes to Dodd-Frank, and what this means for Wall St. and Main St.

Experts

David Arthur Skeel
S. Samuel Arsht Professor of Corporate Law, University of Pennsylvania Law School
Author, The New Financial Deal: Understanding the Dodd-Frank Act and Its (Unintended) Consequences

Kevin Cirilli
Finance Reporter, The Hill
Author of The Hill’s Overnight Finance Tip Sheet

Host

Eleanor Barrett
Host, Case in Point

Mar 31, 2015

Tom Baker and Joel Ario look at what’s working and what needs to be fixed in healthcare, what may change in the future, and what it means for you.

Experts

Tom Baker
William Maul Measey Professor of Law and Health Sciences, Penn Law
Author, Ensuring Corporate Misconduct: How Liability Insurance Undermines Shareholder Litigation

Joel Ario
Managing Partner, Manatt Health Solutions
Former Director of the Office of Health Insurance Exchanges at the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services

Host

Claire Wallace
Host, Case in Point

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