Posts tagged "University of Chicago law school"

July 4th Fireworks: Watch Berkowitz w/Legal revolution leader Judge Posner, Cable/Web,

Judge Posner: …A judge never wants to take personal responsibility for a decision…he read these old documents, old cases and now he knows what the law is. ***** Jeff Berkowitz: [Are] Republicans now doing the sensible thing in not holding hearings on Judge Garland? ***** Judge Posner now is leading Revolution No. 2, legal realism... Read more »

Is it Chief Justice Roberts' job to enforce collegiality in the federal appellate courts? Watch Berkowitz w/Federal Judge Richard Posner, Cable/Web

Federal Appellate  Judge Richard Posner: [If I were Chief Justice Roberts ... I would bring [the not so collegial appellate judges] to Washington, D.C.…chew them out and that would be the end of it. The Public Affairs show, featuring Judge Posner in Part 1  of a two part series, airs tonight throughout the City of Chicago... Read more »

How do judges really decide cases? Berkowitz with Federal Judge Richard Posner on his most recent book and the Law, Cable/Web

Jeff Berkowitz: And, so, wandering into politics… would it be your view that the Republicans are now doing the sensible thing in not holding hearings on Judge Garland? Judge Posner: Yes, because you mentioned Souter, Stevens and Blackmun, so they are good examples of what is called a stealth liberal because… The Public Affairs show,... Read more »
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Can our "Old" U. S. Constitution guide us in solving current legal problems? Watch Berkowitz w/Judge Posner: Cable/Web

7th Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Richard Posner: … old documents [such as the U. S. Constitution] are not going to tell you how to deal with new problems.   The Public Affairs show, featuring Judge Posner in Part 1  of a two part series, airs tonight throughout the City of Chicago at 8:30 pm and... Read more »

Better than Rachel Maddow w/ Speaker Hastert: Berkowitz w/ UChicago Professor Stephanopoulos on Constitutional Law: Cable/Web

Prof. Stephanopoulos: …In terms of … credentials, writing ability… Justice Kagan is the most promising member of the liberal bloc on the Supreme Court… The Public Affairs program featuring UChicago Law School Constitutional Law Professor Nick Stephanopoulos airs tonight throughout the City of Chicago at 8:30 pm and midnight on Cable Ch. 21 (CAN TV).... Read more »

Better than Bill O’Reilly w/Hillary Clinton: Berkowitz w/ Stephanopoulos on what the U. S. Supremes really want, Cable and Web

Jeff Berkowitz: …with Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan being, I think you have said, the great liberal hope? Public Affairs, featuring University of Chicago Law School Professor Nicholas Stephanopoulos [cousin of George], is airing tonight in 24 Chicago Metro suburbs. ***************   Jeff Berkowitz: …with Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan being, I think you have... Read more »
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Better than Monday Night Football: Berkowitz w/ Stephanopoulos on the U. S. Supreme Court, Cable and Web

Prof. Stephanopoulos: …In terms of … writing ability, social networking… Justice Kagan is the most promising member of the liberal bloc on the Supreme Court… Public Affairs, featuring University of Chicago Law School Professor Nicholas Stephanopoulos [cousin of George], is airing this week throughout the City of Chicago, in 34 Chicago North and Northwest Metro... Read more »

Dean Polales, Ex Fed prosecutor, assesses Blagojevich trial on Cable and Web

This week’s suburban edition of Public Affairs features Dean Polales, a well spoken, knowledgeable, smart, popular, ready for prime time former federal prosecutor from the U. S. Attorney’s office in Chicago, IL.  Dean was the chief of the Special Prosecutions unit for seven years and Deputy Chief of that group of Assistant  U. S. Attorneys for another seven years... Read more »