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As the supply chain issues have rocked global trade, has ethical sourcing taken a hit? And do consumers care? Marcia Nadine Weldon, faculty coordinator for the Business Compliance and Sustainability Concentration at Miami Law talks chains and sourcing on today's show. Recorded on November 10, 2021.By University of Miami School of Law
 
Big changes have come to college sports as state laws and NCAA rule changes offer some new protections and financial opportunities for players. Greg Levy, Miami Law's director of the entertainment, arts, and sports law post-graduate program and executive producer of "The Leadership Gameplan" with former NFL coach Marc Trestman, keeps score. Recorde…
 
A federal judge recently ruled in the antitrust case brought by Fortnite game maker Epic against financial rules with the Apple apps store. Antitrust expert and former attorney in the U.S. Department of Justice Antitrust Division John Newman picks up the controller. Recorded October 8, 2021.By University of Miami School of Law
 
Problems with access to healthcare abound throughout the United States and have been brought into sharper focus by the pandemic. Miami Law's Health Disparities Project Fredman Family Foundation Practitioner-in-Residence Dr. Timothy Loftus, and two of his students – Kristen Dagher and Lauren Jones – examine the roadblocks and the solutions to equal …
 
The Biden Administration's $2.2 trillion infrastructure plan promises to prioritize longstanding and persistent racial injustices by transitioning to a more democratic energy system, including electrical grid and public transit. Miami Law's Fredman Foundation Practitioner in Residence at the Environmental Justice Clinic Abigail Fleming walks us aro…
 
Cancel culture is rapid-fire ostracization in the time of social media mob mentality. Stories of people drummed out of their organizations over positions taken sometimes decades earlier fill the headlines and chyrons of cable news. Compliance expert Marcia Narine Weldon explains the good, the bad, and the ugly of today's phenomenon. Recorded on Mar…
 
South Carolina recently introduced a bill to allow death by firing squad, while Virginia passed legislation to abolish the death penalty. Thirteen of the 17 federal executions carried out in the last 60 years were under the Trump presidency. Death penalty expert Scott Sundby tracks where we've been and where we are going. Recorded on March 11, 2021…
 
No other company in the world ramped up as exponentially as Amazon in the face of the pandemic, adding more than 400,000 workers globally between January and October 2020. With the explosive growth came a wave of efforts to organize by employees. Labor expert and former New York Attorney General Section Chief Andrew Elmore clocks in to unpack the u…
 
Tragically, 2020 saw another year of killings of Black people by police and wannabes, including the murders of 25-year-old Ahmaud Arbery in Georgia, father of five George Floyd in Minneapolis, and 26-year-old Breonna Taylor in Louisville, Kentucky. The deaths prompted nationwide outrage and a national conversation about the crisis in our criminal j…
 
Last week the U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments in a case of a Roman Catholic adoption agency's entitlement to discriminate against LGBTQ foster parents. Miami Law's Children and Youth Law Clinics Bernard Perlmutter and Robert Latham joined the friend of the court brief and unpack the case on this week's episode. Recorded on November 6, 2020.…
 
What do you do when you are ordered to stay home and you have no home? How do people experiencing homelessness -- many who suffer from poor health -- deal with the threat of COVID-19? Stephen Schnably, who was at the center of a federal landmark decision protecting the rights of the homeless, looks at the issues through the lens of the pandemic. Re…
 
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