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Ciara Torres-Spelliscy

Law professor calls Monday’s SCOTUS ruling on presidential immunity “earth-shattering”

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled for the first time that former presidents have broad immunity from prosecution for official acts while in office.
Florida redistricting

There’s a court hearing Thursday on a challenge to Florida’s new Congressional district maps

A judge will hear a lawsuit challenging new congressional districts approved last year by the Florida Legislature and Governor Ron DeSantis.
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UPDATE: Former President Trump has been indicted a fourth time. Here’s WMNF’s conversation with a law professor

We get a law professor’s take on several Florida stories including updates on the criminal cases against former President Donald Trump.
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Law professor talks about the indictments of former President Trump

We get a law professor’s take on several Florida stories including updates on the criminal cases against former President Donald Trump.
Ciara Torres-Spelliscy

Law professor talks about Barr’s summary of Mueller report

On Friday special counselor Robert Mueller submitted to the Attorney General a report of his team’s two-year investigation of possible coordination between the Trump campaign and Russia and whether Donald Trump obstructed justice. Then on...
Ciara Torres-Spelliscy

How much legal trouble is President Trump in? We ask a law professor

President Donald Trump may be in legal trouble; last week his long-time attorney was sentenced to three years in prison, in part for campaign finance violations. They include coordinating with Trump to pay two women for...
Ciara Torres-Spelliscy

A law professor answers: are corporations citizens?

Are corporations citizens and how have courts changed the role of corporations in society and in elections? We look at these topics with our guest in the studio, Ciara Torres-Spelliscy. She’s an associate professor of law at Stetson...

US Supreme Court Expands Corporate Personhood Rights in 5-4 Decision

Rob Lorei speaks to Stetson Law School assistant professor, Ciara Torres-Spelliscy about the Supreme Court Hobby Lobby decision.

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