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Archive for November 2012

Medical Marijuana

On November 6, 2012 three states legalized medical marijuana. But it is still illegal according to federal law. This episode of "Law Review with Steve Smith" discusses the legal conflict over medical marijuana in these states, as well as in California. What is the law regarding using, selling, distributing, and growing marijuana? Our guests share useful information that clarifies the complexity of the law.


Juliana Humphrey--San Diego Public Defender

Steve Walter--San Diego District Attorney's Office


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The Law of Bicycles

This episode of "Law Review with Steven Smith" should stay all the way to the right of the road. Because it's about bicycles. We explore the world of biking from the perspective of both cyclists and drivers.  Learn what it means to be "doored," how to properly insure yourself while on the road, and why those pesky pedicabs have become more sparse in recent months.  Enjoy the episode.  Helmet optional.


Ryan Kohut is a Deputy City Attorney in the Public Works Unit of the San Diego City Attorney’s Office, where he advises the City on transportation policy and capital projects. Prior to joining the City Attorney’s Office, he was a transportation engineer for various civil engineering consulting firms and general contractors. He is a graduate of Thomas Jefferson School of Law and holds a bachelors degree in civil engineering from Purdue University. He can be contacted at rkohut@sandiego.gov.

Richard Duquete is an attorney in Oceanside. He is an expert in bicycle law and an avid biker. To learn more about Richard check out his website: http://911law.com/


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This episode of "Law Review with Steve Smith" is the first meeting of a regular feature on Law Review. Each month Steve Smith will discuss relevant issues with Judge Kenneth Medel, Attorney John Fiske, and Attorney and SDSU business ethics lecturer Wendy Patrick. In this episode the group discusses child abuse laws, football players being told to hurt other players, and judicial elections.


Judge Kenneth Medel

John Fiske, Partner at BarryFiske, LLP, California Western Alum

Wendy L. Patrick, PhD-Attorney and SDSU business ethics lecturer, California Western Alumna


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