Podcasts

Whiskey and smartphones – Podcast: June 2012

Wednesday 27th Jun 2012

IP battles over whiskey and smartphones, and new legal issues surrounding Google in this month’s Legal Current podcast. To start, our “Chaos in the Courts” segment features an odd story about a teenager who jokingly attempted to rob a police station. Then in our “On the Blawgs” segment we feature a blog post about an ...

Sharon Sayles Belton podcast on Judicial Disaster Preparedness

Wednesday 2nd May 2012

How well prepared are courts and the judicial system for natural and manmade disasters? Thomson Reuters and West LegalEdcenter support the ABA Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section’s Initiative on Disaster Preparedness and Response. As part of the initiative, in a podcast on Judicial Disaster Preparedness, Sharon Sayles Belton, vice president of Government Affairs and Community Relations, interviewed ...

Smugling license plates and cocaine – Podcast: April 2012

Monday 30th Apr 2012

We’ve got an entertaining and informative episode for you this month kicking off with our “Chaos in the Courts” story highlighting the unique way a drug smuggler got nabbed just south of the Canadian border. Then in our “On the Blawgs” segment we feature a blog post with advice for lawyers who are looking to ...

Cruise ship disasters, LinkedIn and teachers getting PTO – Podcast: February 2012

Friday 10th Feb 2012

We’ve got a very dynamic episode for you this month, one of the highlights being an interview with Tim Gorry, a partner at Eisner Kahan & Gorry, about entertainment litigation in 2011 and what’s coming in 2012. Our “In the News” segment features a story from Thomson Reuters News & Insight about the recent Italian cruise ship ...

Podcast: IPO Outlook in 2012

Thursday 26th Jan 2012

As we move into the New Year, many people are looking back on 2011 and beginning to make predictions for what might happen in 2012. We’ve decided to jump on the bandwagon and examine different areas of legal practice, how they’ve evolved in the past year and things to look for in 2012. To kick-off ...

Thomson Reuters names world’s 100 most innovative companies

Monday 12th Dec 2011

With the launch of the Thomson Reuters 2011 Top 100 Global InnovatorSM program, Thomson Reuters has recognized the companies and institutions that lead the world in innovation activity. The 100 global innovator companies are geographically dispersed, with representation from the U.S., Asia, and Europe. The methodology for choosing the global innovators is based on four principle criteria: patent ...

How to not become a white collar criminal – Podcast: November 2011

Thursday 27th Oct 2011

How many emails have you written and responded to today? What about this week? This month? This year? The answer is probably more than you can count. In many cases, face-to-face interactions are declining while digital communications such as email, instant messaging and text messaging are on the rise. While these more virtual interactions do ...

Money laundering and corruption risks for U.S. companies in Latin America – Podcast: October 2011

Thursday 6th Oct 2011

With the trial of ousted Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak still frequenting global news headlines, the spotlight for anti-money laundering and anti-corruption issues has largely stayed on the Middle East. But there’s another part of the world, a little closer to home, where U.S. companies still need to exercise caution and that’s Latin America. This region ...

Back to school special – Podcast: September 2011

Thursday 8th Sep 2011

We’ve got a great “back to school” episode this month – featuring two segments about employment opportunities for law school graduates. In our “On the Blawgs” segment we feature a post from the Above the Law blog about a promising new idea that may result in real-world experience for the newly graduated law school student. In our ...

Podcast: Facebook content, a legal resource or private property?

Wednesday 10th Aug 2011

Social media seems to be just about everywhere, and used by just about everyone. But with a lack of legal boundaries surrounding social media, it becomes difficult to determine what is fair game for law enforcement and what is private property. A recent trend where US law enforcement agencies have searched Facebook accounts without the ...

Podcast: August 2011

Monday 8th Aug 2011

We’ve got a great episode this month! Our interview segment features Owen Nee, the first person to open a Western law firm in China. Owen describes the legal landscape in China and how it compares to that in the US. He also tells us about his career, which is made up of many “firsts.” In ...

Expressing freedom of speech or breaking the law? Podcast: August 2011

Thursday 21st Jul 2011

Do laws need to change to keep up with technology? That is one question that many corporate general counselors may be asking as they try to decide whether to take an anonymous online critic to court. Recently we’ve seen many companies fail in their attempts to prosecute vocal online critics and make sites like Google ...

Getting into the jury box of the Casey Anthony trial – Podcast: July 2011

Friday 15th Jul 2011

You can hardly turn on the television or open a newspaper without seeing something about the Casey Anthony trial. The question of what happened to 2-year-old Caylee Anthony during the summer of 2008 has plagued the minds of millions of Americans. Many were glued to television sets and Twitter feeds to keep up with the ...