Episodes
Former federal prosecutor Robert Mintz, a partner at McCarter & English, discusses the first prison term resulting from the Capitol riot and defenses being raised. Leon Fresco, a partner at Holland & Knight, discusses the implications of a Texas federal judge ruling that DACA is illegal. June Grasso hosts. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Published 07/23/21
Ronan McCrea, Professor of Constitutional and European Law at University College London, discusses EU Law and the current controversy with Hungary and Poland. Erin Mulvaney, Senior Legal Reporter at Bloomberg Law, discusses office culture wars escalating as workers balk at return-to-office mandates. June Grasso hosts. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Published 07/22/21
Mary Anne Pazanowski, Senior Legal Reporter for Bloomberg Law, discusses how comedian Sacha Baron Cohen won a lawsuit brought by former judge Roy Moore over Cohen’s use of an alleged pedophile detector during an interview...one of several lawsuits Cohen has won over prank interviews. Professor Carl Tobias of the University of Richmond Law School, discusses President Biden's recent judicial nominations. June Grasso hosts. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Published 07/20/21
Jonathan Macey, a professor at Yale Law School, discusses business wins and losses at the Supreme Court this past term. Kimberly Strawbridge Robinson, Bloomberg Law Supreme Court reporter, discusses the persistent gender gap at the lectern of the court with male advocates outnumbering female advocates 125 to 28 in the most recent term. June Grasso hosts. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Published 07/18/21
Chris Dolmetsch, Bloomberg legal reporter, discusses Elon Musk's testimony in a Delaware trial over Tesla’s 2016 takeover of SolarCity, continuing to argue that the purchase was a sound decision and that it wasn’t done to benefit himself instead of shareholders. Evan Starr, an assistant professor of management and organization at the University of Maryland, discusses President Joe Biden calling on the FTC to ban or limit employee noncompetes as part of a broad executive order. June Grasso...
Published 07/17/21
David Prager, a managing director and head of the U.S. Restructuring Advisory practice at Kroll, discusses the lawsuits that have been filed over the building collapse in Surfside, Florida, Leon Fresco, a partner at Holland & Knight, discusses President Joe Biden moving to upend decades of policy on migrants seeking asylum. June Grasso hosts. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Published 07/15/21
Jim Dempsey of the UC Berkeley School of Law, discusses the lawsuit former President Trump filed against Facebook, Twitter, and Google over their decisions to suspend or ban him from using their platforms.  David Yaffe-Bellany, Bloomberg legal reporter, discusses why thousands of federal prisoners released to home confinement, are dreading the end of the pandemic. June Grasso hosts. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Published 07/13/21
Constitutional law professor Josh Blackman of the South Texas College of Law, discusses the Supreme Court's latest term and the influence of the new 6 to 3 conservative majority. June Grasso hosts. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Published 07/10/21
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Published 07/09/21
Stephen Vladeck, a professor of constitutional law at the University of Texas Law School, discusses the Supreme Court's term with its new conservative majority. Greg Farrell, Bloomberg legal reporter, discusses former President Donald Trump's legal peril. June Grasso hosts. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Published 07/08/21
Former federal prosecutor Jennifer Rodgers, a Lecturer-in-Law at Columbia Law School, discusses the unprecedented criminal case against former President Donald Trump’s company and its CFO. Elections expert Richard Briffault, a professor at Columbia Law School, discusses the Supreme Court upholding two Arizona voting restrictions, limiting the reach of the Voting Rights Act in a decision down ideological lines. June Grasso hosts. Learn more about your ad-choices at...
Published 07/05/21
Katherine Franke, a professor at Columbia Law School, discusses the Supreme Court refusing to question the rights of transgender students to use school bathrooms that correspond with their gender identity, rejecting an appeal in a long-running civil rights battle. Jennifer Rie, Bloomberg Intelligence Senior Litigation Analyst, discusses why Facebook's antitrust win is likely short-lived. June Grasso hosts. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Published 07/04/21
Katherine Franke, a professor at Columbia Law School, discusses the Supreme Court refusing to question the rights of transgender students to use school bathrooms that correspond with their gender identity, rejecting an appeal in a long-running civil rights battle. Richard Briffault, a professor at Columbia Law School, discusses the Supreme Court upholding two Arizona voting restrictions, limiting the reach of the Voting Rights Act in a decision down ideological lines. June Grasso hosts. ...
Published 07/02/21
Leon Fresco, a partner at Holland & Knight, discusses the Supreme Court ruling that certain immigrants awaiting a decision on whether they can stay in the U.S. because they fear torture at home, must be detained while their cases work their way through the system. Bethany Berger, a professor at the University of Connecticut Law School, discusses the Supreme Court ruling against unions on a decades-old regulation that gives union organizers access to agricultural company land for part of...
Published 07/02/21
David Yaffe-Bellany, Bloomberg Legal Reporter, discusses Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton who is fighting the Biden administration, past securities charges, and corruption allegations from his own former staff. Carl Tobias, a professor at the University of Richmond Law School, discusses how President Joe Biden has confirmed more judicial nominees than any other President since Richard Nixon at this point in the first year of his presidency. June Grasso hosts. Learn more about your...
Published 06/29/21
First Amendment expert Eugene Volokh, a professor at UCLA Law School, discusses the Supreme Court ruling that a public high school violated the Constitution when it punished a 14-year-old cheerleader for a profane Snapchat rant. Former federal prosecutor George Newhouse of Richards Carrington discusses the Supreme Court ruling that police can’t automatically pursue fleeing misdemeanor suspects into homes without warrants. June Grasso hosts. Learn more about your ad-choices at...
Published 06/27/21
Audrey Anderson, who heads the higher education practice at Bass Berry & Sims, discusses the implications of the Supreme Court's decision clearing the way for greater compensation for student-athletes. Jonathan Macey, a professor at Yale Law School, discusses the Supreme Court dealing a blow to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac investors in their challenge to the government’s collection of more than $100 billion in profits from the mortgage giants. June Grasso hosts. Learn more about your...
Published 06/26/21
Securities litigator Mark Rifkin, a partner at Wolf Haldenstein, discusses the Supreme Court giving Goldman Sachs Group a new chance to stop a lawsuit that accuses the company of misleading shareholders by masking conflicts of interest in mortgage-backed securities it sold. Constitutional law professor Harold Krent, a professor at the Chicago-Kent College of Law, discusses the justices handing down mixed rulings in narrow wins for the left and right, perhaps showing the newest two justices...
Published 06/25/21
Constitutional law professor Steve Sanders of Indiana University's Maurer School of Law, discusses the Supreme Court decision that Philadelphia violated the Constitution by excluding a Catholic charity from the city’s foster-care program because the group wouldn’t help place children with same-sex couples. Brandon Barnes, Bloomberg Intelligence Senior Litigation Analyst, discusses a ruling by a federal judge in Louisiana blocking the Biden administration's pause on the sale of new oil and gas...
Published 06/19/21
Constitutional law professor Neil Kinkopf of the Georgia State University College of Law, discusses the Supreme Court rejecting the latest Republican attack on Obamacare. Affirmative action expert Susan Sturm, a professor at Columbia Law School, discusses the implications of the Supreme Court asking the Biden Administration to weigh in on whether it should take on a challenge to Harvard College’s use of race as an admissions factor. June Grasso hosts.
Published 06/18/21
Erik Feldman, a professor at the University of Pennsylvania Law School, discusses the American father-son duo charged with orchestrating former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn's dramatic escape from Japan, pleading guilty in a Tokyo court. Securities attorney Robert Heim, a partner at Tarter, Krinsky & Drogan, discusses why the SEC is being urged to tread carefully as it considers toughening rules that allow corporate executives to regularly unload stock through scheduling plans. Robert...
Published 06/17/21
National security law expert William Banks, a professor at Syracuse University College of Law, discusses the controversy over revelations the Justice Department under former President Donald Trump had secretly subpoenaed records from House Democrats, former White House counsel Don McGahn and members of the media. Patricia Hurtado, Bloomberg Legal Reporter, discusses the race to be Manhattan’s next top prosecutor. June Grasso hosts.
Published 06/15/21
Ruth Colker, a professor of constitutional law and disability discrimination at Ohio State University, discusses whether sports organizations should have to give their star athletes, like tennis star Naomi Osaka, modifications or reasonable accommodations for mental health reasons. Kimberly Strawbridge Robinson discusses the Supreme Court decisions that the court will rule on before the end of the term in June. June Grasso hosts.
Published 06/12/21
David Yaffe-Bellany, Bloomberg Legal Reporter, discusses how amateur internet sleuths have turned the insurrection on January 6th into the ultimate online manhunt. Carl Tobias, a professor at the University of Richmond Law School, discusses President Biden's judicial nominations. June Grasso hosts.
Published 06/12/21
Erik Feldman, a University of Pennsylvania professor of law, health policy, and medical ethics, discusses some of the lawsuits brought by workers against employers who are requiring them to get vaccinated against Covid-19. Erik Larson, Bloomberg Legal Reporter, discusses the Biden administration’s decision to defend Donald Trump in a defamation suit. June Grasso hosts.
Published 06/11/21