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AB 272 – They’re Coming to Take Your Smartphones



Thomas Gerhart takes over the hosting duties from last season’s host, Kim Barnes, for Season 3 of In Session. To kick off Season 3, Thomas talks with Mike Adams about the bill he analyzed, AB 272, which allows schools to take smartphones away from students.


Season 2 Wrap Up with Jon Wainwright



Kim and Jon Wainwright from the Capital Center for Law & Policy wrap up the second season of In Session by discussing the high points!


UPLR: In Session 020 – AB 375 Personal Data Privacy



Thomas Gerhart wraps up season 2 by telling us about AB 375 and AB 2182.  As the law is now, make sure to call any business that may have your personal information and tell them to delete it! (They have to).


UPLR: In Session 019 – AB 2943 Conversion Therapy



Devinn Larsen is here to tell us about AB 2943, which would have banned the practice of charging for providing sexual orientation change efforts (or conversion therapy).


UPLR: In Session 018 – SB 224 Sexual Harassment



Trisha Mannie tells us about SB 224.  This bill modifies current sexual harassment law by, among other things, providing that certain higher positions of power can be held liable for sexual harassment.


UPLR: In Session 017 – AB 2780 Vocational Evaluators in Divorce Proceedings



Today we’re talking with Reymond Huang about AB 2780.  This bill, now the current law in California, expands the educational requirements for vocational evaluators in divorce proceedings.


UPLR: In Session 016 – SB 923 Criminal Eyewitness Identification Procedures



Hayley Graves is here to tell us about SB 923, a bill that regulates criminal eyewitness identification procedures. Check it out and stay tuned for more great episodes!


UPLR: In Session 015 – AB 2551 Fire Prevention & Forest Management



Katie Young tells us about AB 2551, legislation that calls attention to our forest management policies and how they affect the frequency and severity of massive, out-of-control fires.


UPLR: In Session 014 – AB 931 Police Use of Force



Today on In Session, Molly Alcorn talks to us about AB 931, the bill that would have raised California’s standard for when it is acceptable for a police officer to use deadly force.