Perspectives on Public Interest features conversations with advocates, academics, and activists who are at the forefront of critical local, national, and global issues. Produced by the Toll Public Interest Center at Penn Law, the podcast examines the causes and impacts of inequity while exploring justice-minded solutions.
Conversations About Justice - Alumni in Action Series (Kristen Dama)14/05/2020 Duração: 31min
In our Conversations about Justice, Alumni in Action Series: COVID-19, we speak with alumni who are doing important work to address disparities that have been amplified as a result of the pandemic.
Justice Kristen Clarke sits down with Penn Law student Sherrod Smith08/04/2020 Duração: 36min
Justice Kristen Clarke sits down with Penn Law student Sherrod Smith by Penn Law
Professor Monique Morris on the disparities faced by black girls14/02/2019 Duração: 43min
Professor Monique Morris on the disparities faced by black girls by Penn Law
Sherrilyn Ifill on Working Toward Justice for All in the U.S. Legal System19/11/2018 Duração: 36min
NAACP Legal Defense Fund President and Director-Counsel Sherrilyn Ifill discusses her role in the push toward a fairer and more equal justice system.
Eleanor Acer discusses refugee protection in the United States09/05/2017 Duração: 14min
Emily R. Sutcliffe, TPIC’s Associate Director, speaks with Eleanor Acer, Senior Director of Refugee Protection at Human Rights First, about issues relating to refugee protection and immigration.
Kedric Payne on ethics and environmental justice12/04/2017 Duração: 22min
Emily R. Sutcliffe, TPIC’s Associate Director, speaks with Kedric Payne, former Deputy General Counsel for Environment and Compliance, about his path to public service and experiences providing counsel on environmental protection laws, international and national security, and ethics.
David Daley weighs in on gerrymandering, voter suppression, and the REDMAP program30/03/2017 Duração: 25min
Emily R. Sutcliffe, TPIC’s Associate Director, speaks with David Daley, CEO of the Connecticut News Project, former editor in chief of Salon.com, and author of “Ratf**ked: The True Story Behind the Secret Plan to Steal America’s Democracy.”
David Cole on his work at the ACLU preserving our basic rights and liberties13/03/2017 Duração: 23min
Emily R. Sutcliffe, TPIC’s Associate Director, speaks with David D. Cole, National Legal Director of the American Civil Liberties Union, about his path to becoming lawyer and his work preserving our basic rights and liberties.
Leigh O'Neill discusses public service & national security02/03/2017 Duração: 29min
Emily R. Sutcliffe, TPIC’s Associate Director, talks with Leigh O'Neill, Managing Director of Policy and Legislative Affairs at the Truman National Security Project and Truman Center, about her path to public service and the Truman Center's distinct vision for American leadership, immigration, and national security. This episode was taped on January 13, 2017.
Steven Croley offers insights on the future of energy regulation14/02/2017 Duração: 31min
Penn Law Prof. Cary Coglianese speaks with Steven Croley, Penn Law Model Government & Public Affairs Initiative Fellow; Professor of Law, University of Michigan; Former General Counsel of the U.S. Department of Energy.
Craig Harwood discusses The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans27/10/2016 Duração: 16min
Penn Law student Akbar Hossain L’18 speaks with Craig Harwood, Director of The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans. Featuring Emily Brennan reading the headlines.
Joanna Visser Adjoian advocates for kids facing the adult justice system10/08/2016 Duração: 26min
TPIC’s Executive Director, Arlene Rivera Finkelstein, speaks with Joanna Visser Adjoian, Co-Founder of the Youth Sentencing & Reentry Program, about her advocacy on behalf of children prosecuted in the adult criminal justice system. Featuring Emily Brennan reading the headlines.
Will Gonzalez on providing access to under-served communities21/06/2016 Duração: 27min
Emily R. Sutcliffe, TPIC’s Associate Director, talks with Will Gonzalez, Executive Director of Ceiba, about promoting economic development and financial inclusion of under-served communities through advocacy. Featuring Emily Brennan reading the headlines.
James Sandman on the critical importance of civil legal aid09/06/2016 Duração: 24min
Emily R. Sutcliffe, TPIC’s Associate Director, talks with James Sandman, President of the Legal Services Corporation, about the vital role of legal aid plays in the justice system. Featuring Emily Brennan reading the headlines.
Baher Azmy explores the legal and social impacts of Islamophobia11/05/2016 Duração: 22min
Emily R. Sutcliffe, TPIC’s Associate Director, talks with Baher Azmy, Legal Director of the Center for Constitutional Rights, about the legal and social impacts of Islamophobia. Featuring Noelle Yasso L'16 reading the headlines.
Benjamin Crump on the racial justice movement11/05/2016 Duração: 30min
TPIC’s Executive Director, Arlene Rivera Finkelstein, speaks with Benjamin Crump, attorney for the families of Trayvon Martin and Michael Brown, about his role in the racial justice movement. Featuring Emily Brennan reading the headlines.