Law and Disorder: Holly Maguigan
90.7-FM in NY's Upper Hudson Valley and wgxc.org/listen everywhere
Hosted by attorneys Heidi Boghosian and Marjorie Cohn.
Guest: Professor Holly Maguigan teaches a criminal defense clinic and one in comparative criminal justice as well as a seminar in global public service lawyering and a course in evidence. She is an expert on the criminal trials of battered women. Her research and teaching are interdisciplinary. Of particular importance in her litigation and scholarship are the obstacles to fair trials experienced by people accused of crimes who are not part of the dominant culture. Professor Maguigan is a member of the Family Violence Prevention Funds National Advisory Committee on Cultural Considerations in Domestic Violence cases. She serves on the boards of directors of the National Clearinghouse for the Defense of Battered Women and the William Moses Kunstler Fund for Racial Justice. She is a past co-president of the Society of American Law Teachers, the largest membership organization of law professors in the U.S.
Co-hosts Heidi Boghosian, Michael Smith, Marjorie Cohn, Jim Lafferty and Julie Huriwitz are activists and attorneys. Each show features two or three interview segments with brief introductory host exchanges or editorials on current affairs. Each segment ends with a way that listeners can learn more about, or even get involved in, the issue at hand. Show focuses on civil liberties, civil rights and human rights, and is produced at WBAI New York. Go to https://lawanddisorder.org/ for more information.
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