Happy Halloween from the Legal Ease. On today’s episode, Willie and Joe have Professor Bill Corbett from LSU’s Paul M. Hebert Law Center to discuss recent appellate court decisions dealing with whether Title VII’s ban on sexual discrimination extends to cases involving allegations of sexual orientation discrimination. We unpack the 7th circuit’s analysis of “sex” from Hively v. Ivy Tech Cmty. Coll. of Ind. Additionally, we have 3L Mac Zentner on the show to discuss his upcoming article on the constitutionality of Louisiana’s anti-bigamy law in light of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Obergefell v. Hodges. Finally, we have 3L Terrell Jordan in the studio for his segment C’Mon Judge where we discuss haunted house case law and whether the presence of ghosts should be sufficient grounds for rescinding a sale. For this episode, we have provided some interactive show notes for listeners who want to go a little further. The show notes below correspond to the various segments.
- Main Segment with Professor Bill Corbett of the Louisiana Law Center on Hively v. Ivy Tech Cmty Coll. of Ind., 853 F.3d 339 (7th Cir. 2017).
- Around the Bend with Mike Seibert discussing Mac Zentner’s upcoming article in the Louisiana Law Review detailing whether Louisiana’s anti-bigamy statute is still constitutional in light of recent U.S. Supreme Court jurisprudence.
- C’mon Judge with 3L Terrell Jordan discussing Strambovsky v. Ackley, 169 A.D.2d 254 (N.Y. App. Div. 1991).
On this episode, Professor Dean Sutherland comes to the studio to talk about the Jones Act waiver for Puerto Rico. Also, C’mon Judge returns with 3L Terrell Jordan and new segments are introduced including Around the Bend with Mike Seibert and Street Law with Nate Hanet.
On this episode, new hosts Willie Walsh and Joe Cooper take the helm for Season III. In addition to introducing these new hosts, this episode updates you on some new happenings in the lives of Season II’s hosts Jack Zeringue and Cam Miller. Also, this episode introduces you to the Louisiana Law Review’s Volume 78 Editor-in-Chief Carson Garand, as well as his plans for this year. Finally, Willie and Joe outline their plans with the Legal Ease for Season III including some new changes to the episodes such as more frequent episodes that are of shorter duration.
Jack and Cam say farewell in their last episode as hosts of the Legal Ease. Jack and Cam introduce Willie Walsh and Joe Cooper: the new hosts of the Legal Ease. Hunter Schoen, Tim Robinson, and Chris Ortte discuss Season 2. Kenzie Schott, the Editor in Chief, discusses the successful year of Volume 77.