Episode 031 – Conversation with BLS Professor Susan N. Herman

Episode 031 – Conversation with BLS Professor Susan N. Herman.mp3

In this conversation, Professor Susan N. Herman discusses her participation in the Tenth Annual Supreme Court Review held on Aug. 5, 2008 and sponsored by the Practicing Law Institute (PLI) in New York, NY. The Co-Chair(s) of the program were:

Erwin Chemerinsky, Founding Dean and Distinguished Professor of Law, University of California, Irvine, School of Law
Martin A. Schwartz, Professor of Law, Touro Law Center

Speakers participating in the program along with Susan N. Herman, Centennial Professor of Law, Brooklyn Law School were:

Preeta D. Bansal, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Maegher & Flom LLP
Derrick A. Bell, Jr., Visiting Professor of Law, New York University School of Law
Joan Biskupic, Supreme Court Correspondent & Author, USA Today
Leon Friedman, Joseph Kushner Distinguished Professor of Civil Liberties Law, Hofstra University School of Law
Burt Neuborne, Inez Milholland Professor of Civil Liberties, Legal Director, Brennan Center of Justice, New York University School of Law
Jeffrey Toobin, Staff Writer, The New Yorker, Senior Analyst, CNN

Prof. Herman discusses both the highlights of the recently concluded Supreme Court term and cases expected to be addressed in the upcoming term along with the impact of the presidential election on the future of the Court. She also recommends reading books on the Supreme Court authored by two of the panel members: The Nine: Inside the Secret World of the Supreme Court by Jeffrey Toobin, Call No. KF8748 .T66 2007 and Sandra Day O’Connor: How the First Woman on the Supreme Court Became Its Most Influential Justice by Joan Biskupic, Call No. KF8745.O25 B57 2005.