The Cowboy Constables Rein in Acceleration Clauses
March 15, 2023
In Season 2’s final episode, Bob and Joe Simons discuss Hines v. Cummings Properties; a closely watched commercial real estate case in which an appellate court invalidated a commonly used lease acceleration clause as an unenforceable penalty.
An Ancient Privilege in a
March 1, 2023
Bob and nationally renowned appellate attorney, MC Sungaila discuss In re Grand Jury – the closely-watched attorney-client privilege case that made its way up to the Supreme Court – and how the scope of the attorney-client privilege can have significant, real-world impacts on the practice of lawyering for businesses and corporations.
A Bridge Over Troubled Water: A Localist View into the Administrative State
February 15, 2023
Bob and Sammy Nabulsi discuss the sprawling legal battle over the reconstruction of a bridge in Boston Harbor at the center of City of Boston v. Conservation Commission of Quincy.
Small Claim or Bet the Company?
February 1, 2023
Bob and class action defense lawyer Mark Aronsson discuss Cabrera v. Auto Max Preowned, Inc. and how a judge’s interpretation of a procedural rule can lead to bet-the-company litigation.
Originalism at WoRK
January 17, 2023
Bob and Frank Saccoccio discuss how the Supreme Court’s originalist interpretation of the Second Amendment led a court to invalidate Rhode Island’s stun gun ban in O’Neil v. Nerohna.
A LEGACY OF ST. NICK
December 12, 2022
Bob and Greg Pagnini discuss how monks brewing beer led to federal litigation involving the Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act in Shrine of St. Nicholas v. Marblehead.
November 28, 2022
Bob and New England Legal Foundation’s Ben Robbins discuss Tracer Lane II Realty, LLC v. City of Waltham and how the unintended consequences of a 1946 zoning bylaw could include the development of large-scale solar systems in residential neighborhoods.
ON DEPP AND DIGNITY
November 14, 2022
Bob talks with legal titan Wayne Dennison to discuss his high-profile representation of international movie star Johnny Depp in what’s been dubbed the first “trial by Tik Tok”: Depp v. Heard.
October 31, 2022
Bob and Robert Galvin discuss Tenczar v. Indian Pond Country Club, Inc. and what happens when a home ostensibly becomes a part of a golf course.
Flags and Our Forefathers
October 17, 2022
Bob and Liberty Counsel’s Roger Gannam talk about Shurtleff v. City of Boston; the United States Supreme Court’s landmark First Amendment case involving the City’s flag-raising program.
About This Podcast
Bob Stetson, a Boston-based trial lawyer at Bernkopf, hosts Legal Judg(e)ments. This podcast tackles litigation and trial strategy by analyzing and talking about real legal cases.
Season Two begins on Monday, October 17, 2022. In the second season of Legal Judg(e)ments, Bob is talking First Amendment, Second Amendment, monks brewing beer, and other cases, dominating the headlines.
You’ll hear about the strategy, the issues, how they won, and everything else.
New episodes are released twice a month.