The CAP•impact Podcast

University of California, Irvine Professor Richard Hasen was worried about the 2020 election before the coronavirus pandemic. As the public health crisis evolved into a societal and economic crisis, it became clear this could become a political crisis as well.

In his most recent book, Election Meltdown: Dirty Tricks, Distrust, and the Threat to American

Back on the podcast today is Jessica Roberts – Professor of Law, Professor of Medicine, and Director of the Health Law & Policy Institute at the University of Houston Law Center – to talk about the emerging set of genetic duties issues related to genetic reclassification.

First question, genetic reclassification? No, it doesn’t mean your

Priya Baskaran is a Professor of Law, Director of the Entrepreneurship Clinic at American University Washington College of Law, and an advocate for economic justice incubators. She talks with Jon Wainwright on this week’s podcast about her ideas for how to better reintegrate returning citizens – people reentering society after serving time in the criminal

On today’s podcast, I talk with Harold McDougal, a Professor of Law at Howard University, about this year’s election and the many impacts it could have, depending on the outcome, on socioeconomic justice. If you’re thinking to yourself that this sounds familiar, today’s podcast is nothing like my prior podcast with Professor Jeremy Bearer-Friend.

Full disclosure, I recorded today’s interview about election reforms in January before the debacle that was the Iowa Caucus. We also don’t talk about caucuses, but that’s a solid candidate for a follow-up episode on democracy reform. On this episode, I talked with Joshua Douglas, Professor of Law at the University of Kentucky Rosenberg

Today’s episode of The CAP⋅impact Podcast is the first of many I recorded with Professors at the Association of American Law Schools (AALS) annual meeting in Washington D.C. at the beginning of January 2020. This is also not the last episode I have for you about the 2020 Presidential election. Today’s show is a conversation

The break is finally over. The podcast is back. We’re also switching to an every-other-week release instead of every week, which should help smooth things out and keep us in your podcast feed on a more regular basis. And now with the housekeeping taken care of, let’s get on to today’s show about shoplifting

On today’s episode, I talked with Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University Professors Bridget Crawford and Emily Gold Waldman about the campaign to repeal the tampon tax, and their innovative reason for doing away with sales taxes on tampons, pads, and other feminine hygiene products – the tax on those products is unconstitutional.

On this week’s episode of The CAP⋅impact Podcast, I talk with former Chair of the IRS Advisory Council and Professor of Law at the University of California, Davis School of Law, Dennis Ventry.

Professor Ventry is a long-time advocate for tax reform, specifically reforming the federal free file program. The intent of the

When you think of scams to exploit the elderly, what comes to mind? Are you thinking of those dubious, at best, emails from a Nigerian prince too? Yeah, here’s the thing. The ways that older adults – and in some cases younger adults with certain mental impairments – can be financially exploited are far more