Episode for April 19, 2021
Professor Eric Segall and Comedian Jim David / SUPD 334
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Eric J. Segall graduated from Emory University, Phi Beta Kappa and summa cum laude, and from Vanderbilt Law School, where he was the research editor for the Law Review and member of Order of the Coif. He clerked for the Chief Judge Charles Moye Jr. for the Northern District of Georgia, and Albert J. Henderson of the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals. After his clerkships, Segall worked for Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher and the U.S. Department of Justice, before joining the Georgia State faculty in 1991.
Segall teaches federal courts and constitutional law I and II. He is the author of the books Originalism as Faith and Supreme Myths: Why the Supreme Court is not a Court and its Justices are not Judges. His articles on constitutional law have appeared in, among others, the Harvard Law Review Forum, the Stanford Law Review On Line, the UCLA Law Review, the George Washington Law Review, the Washington University Law Review, the University of Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law, the Northwestern University Law Review Colloquy, and Constitutional Commentary among many others.
Segall’s op-eds and essays have appeared in the New York Times, the LA Times, The Atlantic, SLATE, Vox, Salon, and the Daily Beast, among others. He has appeared on CNN, Fox News, MSNBC, and France 24 and all four of Atlanta’s local television stations. He has also appeared on numerous local and national radio shows.
JIM DAVID’s 5th comedy album GAY JOKES FOR STRAIGHT CRUISERS is currently #1 on the iTunes comedy charts!! His comedy has been seen on his special COMEDY CENTRAL PRESENTS JIM DAVID, ABC’s THE VIEW, Comedy Central’s TOUGH CROWD WITH COLIN QUINN, as a guest ‘comedy consultant” on Bravo’s QUEER EYE FOR THE STRAIGHT GUY, BBC America’s THE WORLD STANDS UP and Bravo’s GREATEST THINGS ABOUT…. He can be heard on his comedy CDs, EAT HERE AND GET GAS, LIVE FROM JIMVILLE, NOTORIOUS F.A.G and HARD TO SWALLOW, all available on iTunes along with his Comedy Central special. He also performed on Comedy Central’s USO COMEDY TOUR, OUT ON THE EDGE, FRIARS CLUB ROAST OF ROB REINER, COMIC CABANA, NEW JOKE CITY, NBC COMEDY SHOWCASE, A&E’s CAROLINE’S and EVENING AT THE IMPROV, MTV, VH1, SHOWTIME and USA LIVE. A headliner around the world, he is a three time winner of the MAC Award and the Backstage BISTRO Award for Outstanding NY Comedian. He has appeared on and off Broadway, in films and commercials, and many comedy festivals including HBO US Comedy Arts, TBS Las Vegas and Montreal Just for Laughs. His one-man comedy SOUTH PATHETIC was produced to raves at the New York International Fringe Festival, the Provincetown Tennessee Williams Festival and many regional theaters. He was a Tennessee Williams Fellow in writing and performance at the University of the South. He produced and hosted COMEDY CARES, the stand-up comedy benefit for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. He is heard frequently on Sirius XM radio. His comic novel YOU’LL BE SWELL is available on Amazon.
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