Jessica Levinson is a law professor and political commentator. Currently, she teaches at Loyola Law School in Los Angeles where she lectures in the areas of election law and privacy torts. Levinson also has a weekly legal segment on a NPR member station KCRW. Her work has appeared in NBC.com, the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the Associated Press, Reuters, USA Today, U.S. News and World Report, the Los Angeles Times, and Politico, and she regularly appears on MSNBC, CNN, CNNi, CBS, CBSLA, NBC, and Fox News. Levinson is the creator and editor of PoLawTics, a blog focused on the intersection of politics and the law. She also regularly blogs for KCET.org and the Huffington Post. Levinson received her B.A. from Loyola Marymount University and her J.D. from Loyola Law School. She served as a law clerk to the Honorable James V. Selna of the Central District of California following graduation.
Host Madeleine Brand and law professor Jessica Levinson discuss how much force police officers are allowed to use, what recourse people have when they want to bring forth excessive force claims, and when the U.S. president can send the military to states. They also cover the debate around defunding police departments. 
In this episode of The Legal Eagle Files, KCRW host and journalist Madeleine Brand and law professor Jessica Levinson discuss some big legal issues related to President Trump’s use of Twitter. They also discuss the Supreme Court’s answer to a California church that sought  to invalidate Governor Gavin Newsom’s restrictions for places of worship.
In this special episode of The Legal Eagle Files, KCRW host and journalist Madeleine Brand and law professor Jessica Levinson discuss the rights of protestors and duties of law enforcement officers.
In this episode of The Legal Eagle Files, KCRW host and journalist Madeleine Brand and law professor Jessica Levinson discuss the politicization of the Department of Justice. Brand and Levinson talk about why the DOJ should be an independent agency, what Attorney General Bill Barr’s actions with respect to the stay-at-home orders, Michael Flynn, Roger Stone, and the Mueller report mean for that independence. 
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Episode Count
22
Podcast Count
5
Total Airtime
8 hours, 53 minutes
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