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Legal Speak is a weekly podcast that makes sense of what's happening in the legal industry. Each episode tackles a subject that's worthy of a deep dive—from law firm profit hacks to Supreme Court showdowns to the most promising plays in legal tech. Hosted by Editor-in-Chief Zack Needles and Newsroom Innovation Director Vanessa Blum, Legal Speak offers straight talk from experts, plus an inside-the-newsroom perspective on market-shaping stories.

Mar 29, 2019

William Alsup was born in Jackson, Mississippi and came of age during an era when segregation was accepted by most whites. Today he's a federal judge in San Francisco. In this Legal Speak episode, Alsup, 73, describes the evolution of his views on race and why he decided to tell his story in new memoir. Legal Speak is brought to you by Econ One, offering economic expertise, consulting and dispute resolution, and data analytics.