Faculty in the Media
Professor Ryan Abbott commented on some of the unique aspects and implications of the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores Inc., in the LawDragon article “Hobby Lobby Case Tempts Firms to Find Religion, Law Professors Say.”
Professor Robert Pugsley has also commented on aspects of the Hobby Lobby case on various radio stations airing around the country this week, including KRLA and WNDB.
Should employers be banned from asking job applicants if they have been convicted of a crime? Professor Gowri Ramachandran explained to KPCC’s Erika Aguilar that employers should justify how past convictions relate to an applicantâ€™s ability to perform the job safety and effectively in a segment on “‘Ban the Box’: LA mulls law to bar employers from asking about criminal past.”
Adjunct Professor Miriam Krinsky wasÂ quoted about the contingent of new officials Los Angeles County will have by the end of this year in today’s LA Daily News article reporting the recently announced retirement of LA County CEO William Fujioka (“L.A. County CEO William Fujioka retires”).