Litigation Practice Group Podcast
When is an alleged injury “concrete and particularized” under Article III of the U.S. Constitution? Spokeo, a self-proclaimed “online people search” site, was sued by Thomas Robins for publishing false information about him, which he claimed damaged his employment prospects. After being dismissed by the District Court and the Ninth Circuit for failing to state an injury “in fact,” the case was appealed to the Supreme Court where, one year ago, a 6-2 decision saw the Court vacate and remand the case. Legal experts Jeffrey Jacobson and Alan Raul joined us as we discussed the lasting implications of this decision on its first anniversary.
Short Video featuring Michael McConnell
- Jeffrey S. Jacobson, Partner, Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
- Alan Charles Raul, Partner, Sidley Austin LLP
What is the status of free speech on college campuses? Professor Michael McConnell of Stanford Law School gives his historical perspective on free speech at American universities and warns us of the great danger of intolerance among students that is increasing at our universities. Short video featuring Eugene Volokh
Eugene Volokh May 02, 2017
Is it a violation of the first amendment for the American Bar Association to impose a nationwide speech code for lawyers? Professor Eugene Volokh of the UCLA School of Law discusses the newly proposed Rule 8.4(g) of the ABA's Model Rules of Professional Conduct, a set of anti-discrimination guidelines for lawyers that would bind lawyers to adhere to particular speech codes in the states that have adopted it.