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A podcast by the Houston Law Review about legal issues, prominent lawyers, and the study and practice of law.

A podcast by the Houston Law Review about legal issues, prominent lawyers, and the study and practice of law.

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United States

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A podcast by the Houston Law Review about legal issues, prominent lawyers, and the study and practice of law.

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@HoustonLRev

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English


Episodes

Judicial Diversity & Judge Jackson’s Historic Confirmation w/ Renee Knake-Jefferson | Emphasis Added

5/17/2022
In this episode of Emphasis Added, Season 4 hosts Brock Jones and Matt Chelf spoke with University of Houston Law Center Professor Renee Knake-Jefferson about the historic appointment and confirmation of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson and diversity in the judiciary. Professor Knake-Jefferson is an internationally renowned expert on professional responsibility and legal ethics, an award-winning author of four books and numerous academic articles, and has testified before the U.S. House of...

Duration:00:48:42

The Regulation of Social Media and Privacy in the Internet Age with Joe Cosgrove Jr

4/18/2022
Emphasis Added is a podcast by the Houston Law Review. Check out this episode in video on YouTube at https://youtu.be/YQHjYq-s_Sk On this month's episode of Emphasis Added, future hosts Brock Jones and Matt Chelf joined me to speak with University of Texas School of Law Professor Joe Cosgrove, Jr. about the regulation of social media and privacy rights. Professor Cosgrove has over 35 years of legislative, regulatory, and legal experience including time spent as legal counsel for AT&T....

Duration:01:00:25

Theranos, Fraud, and Closely Held Corporations with Douglas Moll

4/4/2022
Emphasis Added is a podcast by the Houston Law Review. Check out this episode in video on our YouTube channel at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCDK03FEAP2lTdm4syp02ChA On this month's episode of Emphasis Added, I spoke with University of Houston Law Center Professor Douglas Moll about fraud and closely held corporations in the context of Theranos, a biotech company that was once valued at $10 billion, and is now worth nothing. Professor Moll teaches multiple business law courses at the...

Duration:01:09:13

Patent Waiver of COVID Vaccines and IP Law with David Gindler and Jasper Tran

3/10/2022
Emphasis Added is a podcast by the Houston Law Review. Check out this episode in video on our YouTube channel at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCDK03FEAP2lTdm4syp02ChA On this month's episode of Emphasis Added, I spoke with Milbank's Firmwide Head of IP, David Gindler, and Senior Milbank IP Associate, Jasper Tran, about patent waiver of COVID vaccines and the complexities of being an IP attorney. David's background includes successfully representing clients in trials with verdicts in the...

Duration:01:00:54

Law Reviews and Journals 101: The Who, What, When, Where, and Why | Law School Real Talk Series

2/24/2022
Emphasis Added is a podcast by the Houston Law Review. Check out past episodes in video on YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCDK03FEAP2lTdm4syp02ChA The Law School Real Talk Series by the Houston Law Review was developed to provide useful and actionable advice to first-year law students regarding the many unknowns of Law School. On this episode of the series, I am joined by Houston Law Review Editor-in-Chief Charisma Nguepdo and Managing Editor Shannon Wright as we discuss in...

Duration:01:09:28

Federal Vaccine Mandates and Requirements: Navigating a Pandemic of Litigation

12/8/2021
Emphasis Added is a podcast by the Houston Law Review. Check out this episode in video on our YouTube channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCDK03FEAP2lTdm4syp02ChA On this month's episode of Emphasis Added, I spoke with University of Houston Law Center Professors Seth Chandler and Valerie Gutmann Koch about the on-going litigation surrounding the federal COVID-19 vaccine mandates, their constitutionality, and the arguments we’ve already seen and are poised to see regarding their...

Duration:00:39:59

Academic Freedom and Discrimination in a Polarizing Time | 26th Annual Frankel Lecture

12/1/2021
Emphasis Added is a podcast by the Houston Law Review. Check out this episode in video on YouTube at https://podcast.houstonlawreview.org/ This episode of Emphasis Added is a special episode where we bring you a condensed version of the Houston Law Review's 26th Annual Frankel Lecture. The lecture features keynote speaker and Harvard Law School Professor Jeannie Suk Gersen, along with two commentators, UC Berkley School of Law Professor Khiara Bridges, and Princeton University Professor...

Duration:01:13:40

Legal Recruiting 101: Getting Your Dream Law Job | Law School Real Talk Series

11/4/2021
Emphasis Added is a podcast by the Houston Law Review. Check this episode out on video on YouTube at https://youtu.be/hl9dwGeEChY The Law School Real Talk Series by the Houston Law Review was developed to provide useful and actionable advice to first-year law students regarding the many unknowns of Law School. On this episode of the series, I am joined by Houston Law Review members Drew McKay and Kirsten Williams as we discuss our experience and advice on how to navigate the legal market as...

Duration:01:19:24

Winter Storm Uri and the Future of Texas Electricity Reliability with James Coleman

9/7/2021
Emphasis Added is a podcast by the Houston Law Review. Check out this episode in video on YouTube at https://youtu.be/uNTNpxvFBJs On this month's episode of Emphasis Added, I spoke with Energy Law Professor James Coleman at Southern Methodist University’s Dedman School of Law. James has been teaching in the field of energy regulatory law for over a decade, has authored numerous articles on the regulation of North American energy companies, and produces a wealth of energy law content through...

Duration:01:19:29

Law School Academics 101: How to Succeed In Class as a First Year Law Student | Law School Real Talk Series

8/30/2021
Emphasis Added is a podcast by the Houston Law Review. Check out this episode in video on our YouTube channel at https://youtu.be/e33HEIZ3F58 The Law School Real Talk Series by the Houston Law Review was developed to provide useful and actionable advice to first-year law students regarding the many unknowns of Law School. On this episode of the series, I am joined by Houston Law Review members Katy Liebel and Natasha Kalaouze as we discuss our experience and advice on how to succeed...

Duration:01:11:39

Professional Irresponsibility and Judicial Opinions

6/28/2021
Emphasis Added is a podcast by the Houston Law Review. Check out this episode in video on our YouTube channel at https://youtu.be/vXHSEzhXrEA On this month's episode of Emphasis Added, I spoke with University of Wisconsin-Madison Professor Nina Varsava about her forthcoming article with the Houston Law Review, Professional Irresponsibility and Judicial Opinions. Nina researches areas including civil procedure, courts and judicial decision making, and ethics and professional responsibility...

Duration:00:49:36

The Privatization of Space with NASA Attorney Rebecca Bresnik

5/17/2021
Emphasis Added is a podcast by the Houston Law Review. Check out this episode in video on our YouTube channel at https://youtu.be/QXssG-XrY5E On this month's episode of Emphasis Added, I spoke with NASA Attorney and University of Houston Law Center Professor Rebecca Bresnik about the privatization of space, and the legal issues surrounding the rising prominence of private companies in the space industry. Rebecca has worked for NASA for over 16 years, and is currently NASA's Associate Chief...

Duration:00:58:26

Texas Death Row and the Decline of the Death Penalty with David R. Dow

4/5/2021
On this month’s episode of Emphasis Added, I spoke with internationally renowned death penalty attorney David R. Dow just 24 hours after Virginia, the state with the second most executions over the past fifty years, outlawed the death penalty. David R. Dow is a professor at the University of Houston Law Center and the founder of the Texas Innocence Network—an organization that uses UH law students to investigate claims of actual innocence brought by Texas prisoners. Professor Dow is also the...

Duration:01:03:30

Gillian Hobson - Corporate Partner with Vinson & Elkins

3/24/2021
Gillian Hobson is a partner at Vinson & Elkins in Houston, Texas. Her practice focuses on corporate finance and securities. Gillian has been recognized as a Minority Corporate Counsel Association “Rainmaker” and has been selected as a Texas Super Lawyer several years running. Gillian is not only a leader in her area of practice, she is also a champion of diversity and inclusion efforts at Vinson & Elkins and was the first woman of color elected to the Management Committee. We spoke with...

Duration:00:48:59

Travis Torrence - Shell Oil, Global Litigation Bankruptcy & Credit Team Lead

2/25/2021
Travis Torrence serves as the Global Litigation Bankruptcy & Credit Team Lead for Shell Oil Company and manages a team handling bankruptcy and credit legal issues for all of Shell’s business units in the U.S. and Canada. Torrence has been recognized as a “Rising Star” in the area of bankruptcy and creditor/debtor rights by Texas Super Lawyers, and was a 2016 Houston Business Journal “40 Under 40” honoree and a finalist in the publication’s Best Corporate Counsel Awards. He was recently...

Duration:01:03:28

Professor John Tehranian

1/14/2021
John Tehranian is the Paul W. Wildman Professor of Law at Southwestern Law School. A graduate of Harvard University and Yale Law School, Professor Tehranian's scholarship focuses on the interface between law and culture, with an emphasis on issues of technology, entertainment, and race. In private practice, he has litigated numerous high-profile lawsuits, including copyright, trademark and right of publicity disputes involving Madonna, Don Henley, B.B. King, Bettie Page, Jimi Hendrix, and...

Duration:00:55:36

Special Episode - Houston Law Review Ask Me Anything

12/23/2020
This week we share a special recording of an “Ask Me Anything” event held in October with members of the Houston Law Review. Our panel includes Houston Law Review editor in chief, Reagan Lutter, as well as members from both Board 58 (Priyanka Kasnavia, Caitlyn Fiebrich, and Fariha Jawed) and 59 (Charisma Nguepdo & Andy Guo). We discussed what the Law Review is, how students join, and what it's like to be a member of an academic journal. We also take some time to talk about winter OCI,...

Duration:00:44:59

Hillary Holmes - Corporate Partner with Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher

11/18/2020
Today we speak with Hillary Holmes. Hillary is a partner in the Houston office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher and Co-Chair of the firm’s Capital Markets practice group. Her professional expertise has been widely recognized and she has received Band 1 Rankings for Capital Markets by Chambers USA for the past five years as well as awards from Texas Super Lawyers, the Association of Women Attorneys, and many more. Hillary is an incredibly thoughtful businesswoman and has been intentional in...

Duration:01:00:35

Raj Salhotra - Executive Director at Momentum Education

10/14/2020
This week we speak with Raj Salhotra. Raj is the Executive Director of Momentum Education, a non-profit in Houston, Texas helping low-income and first-generation students achieve their higher education goals. Raj earned his bachelor’s at Rice University and his J.D. at Harvard Law School. Raj shared how he developed an early passion for education and policy and how his experience interning at the White House and working for Teach for America shaped his desire to give back to students in the...

Duration:00:49:34

Bluebook Update with Austin Turman - Houston Law Review Managing Editor

10/7/2020
In this mini-episode, we speak with Austin Turman, a 3L and managing editor of the Houston Law Review. Austin talked with us about the 3 biggest changes to the 2020 Bluebook update and shares some of his writing tips and tricks. Austin will join Vinson & Elkins Houston office as a 2021 Associate. A special thanks to our sponsor, Gibson Dunn, a premier, full-service international law firm with nearly 1400 lawyers and 20 offices. Gibson Dunn recognizes that a law firm is, at its heart, a...

Duration:00:18:29