Manage episode 267576815 series 2615
Jason Hartman interviews best selling author Scott Turow. Jason and Scott discuss what changes to expect in the wake of coronavirus. They travel through a conversation of technology in legal settings and positive changes in the pharmaceutical industry. Will we see some constitutional changes?
Scott Turow is a best-selling author, widely known for One L. He has recently published The Last Trial, a legal thriller about a criminal defense lawyer and a lifelong friend accused of murder. Now available everywhere.
[2:45] Scott talks about The Last Trial, from where the characters came.
[4:30] Speaking of coronavirus, everyone has an agenda. How can we tell heads from tails?
[7:00] Can we design a better system, one in which the government takes over the testing of pharmaceuticals?
[13:45] The law has always put tremendous weight on who is holding the records.
[18:45] Do you think that supreme court justices should still be lifelong appointments?
[21:00] Has COVID-19 pushed the legal industry to use technology and stray away from primitive processes?
[26:45] What kind of constitutional challenges do you see coming from these changes?