Conversations With the Legal Academy

Online as a podcast
  • Hosted by Darinda Sharp, Collin Hesse

Conversations with the Legal Academy explores the scholarship and background of some of the nation’s leading legal scholars. This monthly podcast, brought to you by the University of Arkansas School of Law, features wide-ranging interviews with renowned legal academics from all over the country. Co-hosted by School of Law Director of Communications Darinda Sharp and Academic Programs Coordinator Collin Hesse.

University of Arkansas associate professors of law Tiffany Murphy and Jon Marshfield talk with Senior Associate Dean Brian Gallini about what brought them to the U of A, the origin of the passion for their fields of study and how their personal experiences have informed their research.

Tonja Jacobi, a professor at Northwestern Pritzker School of Law, discusses her research on the hidden psychology of constitutional criminal procedure. Professor Jacobi was on campus in January of 2017 as part of the law school’s speaker exchange.

Laura Hines, professor at the University of Kansas School of Law, discusses her research on Consensual Cy Pres. She was on campus in January of 2016 for the University of Arkansas School of Law’s speaker exchange series.

Jeffery Rosen, president and CEO of the National Constitution Center and a law professor at George Washington University, talks with Senior Associate Dean Brian Gallini about his research. He was on campus to discuss “The Future of Privacy and Free Speech in the Age of Google and Facebook” as part of the Hartman Hotz Lectures in Law and Liberal Arts.

Theresa Fette is the founder and CEO of Provident Trust Group. An alumna of the University of Arkansas the School of Law and Sam M. Walton College of Business, she discusses her career and memories from her days at the U of A. Fette was on campus in March of 2016 to receive the Gayle Pettus Pontz Award from the Women Law Students' Association.

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