Loving, Leads, and and Shoelaces

  • United Kingdom
  • 10/11/2017
  • Lawyerist

By Lisa Needham

For this episode of the ABA Journal’s Modern Law Library podcast, host Lee Rawles spoke with Sheryll Cashin, a professor at Georgetown University. Cashin is the author of Loving: Interracial Intimacy in America and the Threat to White Supremacy, a new book about the Loving. v. Virginia case, in which the Supreme Court struck down the laws prohibiting interracial marriage. Cashin and Rawles talk about how white supremacy worked to divide slaves and free blacks and how flimsy the basis for racial classification is.

The Un-Billable Hour: “Lead Conversion for Attorneys”

Michael Chasin, CEO of Lexicata, a CRM and client intake software program designed especially for lawyers, talked with host Chris Anderson about what lawyers should be doing to turn leads into clients and how to best balance selling your services and being an attorney. Also discussed: how important it is for your firm to have processes to handle incoming clients and keep them coming back.

Wow in the World: “Your Shoelaces On G-Force And Bubble Gulpies of the Future?”

If you’re looking for a podcast to listen to with your kids, NPR’s Wow in the World has you covered. This episode answers pressing kid-centric questions like why shoelaces always come untied and what we’re going to do with the mammoth amount of water bottles we throw away. Other episodes tackle dinosaurs, Pokemon, and the ice age.


Lisa Needham is an editor at Lawyerist.com, helps direct the legal writing program at Mitchell Hamline School of Law, and still believes in the Oxford comma.