The CAP•impact Podcast

This week’s guest is USC Gould School of Law Vice Dean for Faculty and Academic Affairs and Professor of Law Franita Tolson. She is an expert in election law, constitutional law, and employment discrimination. Our conversation starts with the historic nomination of California Senator Kamala Harris as the Vice Presidential candidate for the Democratic Party

Five years ago today, the United States Supreme Court, in the Obergefell decision written by Justice (and long time McGeorge Professor) Anthony Kennedy, made same-sex marriage the law of the land, and as today’s guest put it, “There was no armageddon. There was just Cinderella.” That guest is Yale Law School’s Professor William Eskridge, who

A quick heads up – today will be the first of some extra podcasts here and in your podcast feeds for The CAP⋅impact Podcast related to the recent SCOTUS decisions this month. Keep your eyes peeled for podcasts on Bostock, faithless electors, and the president’s tax returns. But today, we’re taking a look at DACA,

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