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Anne Willan, the founder of La Varenne Cooking School, and co-author Amy Friedman share stories, pictures and secret ingredients to a life well-lived as they discuss Willan's autobiography, "One Souffle at a Time: A Memoir of Food and France." This event is sponsored by the UC San Diego Library. Recorded on 11/07/2013.
Los Angeles attorney E. Randol Schoenberg presents an illustrated talk focusing upon five paintings by Gustav Klimt that were stolen by the Nazis from the Viennese family of Ferdinand Bloch-Bauer in 1938. As a result of a landmark case that Schoenberg argued before the U.S. Supreme Court, the Klimt paintings, valued at over $325 million, were returned by Austria to their rightful heir in 2006.
How fast is our internet and how fast could or should it be? Explore the common ground between content and infrastructure policy. What role do the media giants play and how should they be regulated? Panelists: Bill Kirkpatrick, Denison University; Philip Napoli, Rutgers University; Jaclyn Selby, University of Southern California; Thomas Streeter, University of Vermont; Jacob Sullum, Reason and Reason.com; Stephen Yagielowicz, XBIZ World. Moderated by Karen Petruska, UC Santa Barbara.
Over the last two decades no criminal defense lawyer in America has had a more profound impact on advancing the rights of the convicted than has Barry Scheck. In 1992, when DNA testing was still in its infancy, Scheck, along with his colleague Peter Neufeld, founded The Innocence Project, which has since figured prominently in the release of hundreds of prison inmates. Scheck also achieved lasting fame for defending O.J. Simpson when the former football star was charged with murder. Scheck spoke with California Lawyer contributing editor Martin Lasden about his extraordinary career and the controversies surrounding it.