In 2020, YouTube influencer Myka Stauffer received widespread criticism when she revealed that her family had placed her adopted son with another family. Host Kyra Cooper speaks with Professor Cynthia Hawkins (Stetson U. College of Law) about the unregulated custody transfer of adoptees.
Yiwei Jiang looks at how a copyright ruling on the Broadway hit “Jersey Boys” paves the way for creators to make projects based on true stories.
Lina Dayem analyzes the treatment of state public-speech protection laws in federal diversity suits under the Erie Doctrine.
Professor Emily Buss (U. Chicago Law) and ten law students co-taught a course on the constitutional rights of minors to incarcerated high school students. Host Andrew Zeller, Professor Buss, and Heidi Mueller, director of the Illinois Department of Juvenile Justice, discuss the rewarding and challenging aspects of the course.