Learned Hands Episode 2: “Rabbit Queen”

Maester Merry and I are back in the saddle again with Episode 2 of Learned Hands: The Official Podcast of the Westerosi Bar Association! In this episode we tackle the judicial record of the Honorable Justice Daenerys Targaryen in "Rabbit Queen: Does the Dany's Meereenese Court use Due Process or Deliver Justice?" Our analysis includes: … Continue reading Learned Hands Episode 2: “Rabbit Queen”

Introducing a New Podcast: Learned Hands

Suppose it was always likely to come to this but the apocalypse has made it inevitable. I started a podcast. HOPE YOU'RE HAPPY, CORONAVIRUS. Regardless allow me to launch Learned Hands: The Official Podcast of the Westerosi Bar Association, hosted by the inimitable Maester Merry from Up From Under Winterfell and yrs truly. Our first … Continue reading Introducing a New Podcast: Learned Hands

Guest Appearance #2 on Boiled Leather Audio Hour with Stefan Sasse

Honored to get another chance to talk again with Stefan Sasse about the legal structures of Essos, rule of law, and even a little Westerosi sovereignty. We go in depth about Braavos, Pentos, Volantis, Slaver's Bay, the Dothraki... and we mention Qarth in passing. I thoroughly enjoyed this conversation and hope you do too! LISTEN … Continue reading Guest Appearance #2 on Boiled Leather Audio Hour with Stefan Sasse

Guest Appearance on Boiled Leather Audio Hour with Stefan Sasse

I was honored and thrilled to get a chance to guest on BLAH with Stefan Sasse to talk about the marvelously fucked up legal system of Westeros. We covered topics ranging from guest right to classism to sexism to the general application of Rule of Law. Stefan asked some really probing and challenging questions, so … Continue reading Guest Appearance on Boiled Leather Audio Hour with Stefan Sasse

Guest Appearance on the NotACast: Tyrion II, A Clash of Kings (AKA The Varys’ Riddle Chapter)

Some months ago, I sent the Amen Brothers at the NotACast several litigation threats strongly-worded suggestions to have me on for Tyrion II, ACOK, since it is the chapter with Varys' Riddle and I love it so. Today those ...suggestions bore fruit. It was an honor and a privilege to get a chance to spend … Continue reading Guest Appearance on the NotACast: Tyrion II, A Clash of Kings (AKA The Varys’ Riddle Chapter)