Episodes
Former federal prosecutor Jimmy Gurule, a professor at Notre Dame Law School discusses the trial of five Proud Boys, including the former leader of the group, Enrique Tarrio, for seditious conspiracy.Howard Krent, a professor at the Chicago-Kent College of Law, discusses the Supreme Court revisiting the test for businesses to deny workers’ religious accommodation requests.June Grasso hosts. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 01/30/23
James Barney, a partner at Finnegan, discusses the Supreme Court's first decision of the term in which the justices denied his client, Navy veteran Adolpho Arellano, the right to file for retroactive disability benefits after the one-year deadline, even though the delay was caused by his service-connected injury.M.C. Sungaila, a partner at the Complex Appellate Litigation Group, discusses the Supreme Court tossing out a case about the scope of the attorney client privilege, saying they...
Published 01/29/23
Published 01/29/23
Jennifer Rie, Bloomberg Intelligence Senior Litigation Analyst, discusses the Justice Department suing to break up Google's ad tech business and the Congressional hearings over the Taylor Swift ticket fiasco.Immigration law expert Leon Fresco, a Partner at Holland & Knight, discusses Texas and other Republican-led states suing over a Biden immigration policy again.June Grasso hosts. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 01/29/23
Eric Talley, a professor at Columbia Law School, discusses the trial where Tesla investors are suing Elon Musk over his now infamous 2018 tweet in which he said he was considering taking the electric-car maker private and had “funding secured.” Kal Raustiala, a professor at UCLA Law School, discusses the first US copyright lawsuits targeting AI art generators.June Grasso hosts. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 01/24/23
Former federal prosecutor Robert Mintz, a partner at McCarter & English, discusses the involuntary manslaughter charges that are being filed against actor Alec Baldwin for the shooting of the cinematographer on the set of the Western "Rust" in New Mexico.Securities law expert Robert Heim, a partner at Tarter Krinsky & Drogin, discusses the turf war between the SEC and the CFTC over which agency will regulate the cryptocurrency industry.June Grasso hosts. See omnystudio.com/listener...
Published 01/21/23
Bloomberg legal reporter Erik Larson discusses the revelations in former President Trump's deposition in the E. Jean Carroll case accusing him of defamation, and also how a judge and the government is allowing rapper and accused cryptocurrency thief Heather Morgan to commute to a new job, even though she is under house arrest.Harold Krent, a professor at the Chicago-Kent College of Law, discusses the Supreme Court oral arguments over whether the US government should be allowed to bring...
Published 01/21/23
Bloomberg News Supreme Court Reporter Greg Stohr discusses Ketanji Brown Jackson’s new book deal adding to what has become a phenomenon at the Supreme Court: Justices looking to craft their own images and perhaps score a hefty payday along the way.Eric Ruben, a Professor at SMU's Dedman School of Law, discusses the Supreme Court refusing to block New York’s new handgun restrictions at this time.David J. Woolf, a Partner at Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP, discusses the Federal Trade...
Published 01/17/23
National security law expert Brad Moss, a partner at Mark Zaid, discusses the appointment of a special counsel to investigate the discovery of classified documents in President Biden's home and former office.Appellate attorney M.C. Sungaila of Buckalter discusses the Supreme Court's consideration of a broadening of the attorney-client privilege relating to communications that involve both law and business.Judiciary expert Carl Tobias, a professor at the University of Richmond Law School,...
Published 01/14/23
Immigration law expert Leon Fresco, a partner at Holland & Knight, discusses new measures announced by President Biden to try to curb the influx of migrants at the Southern Border.Elections law expert Richard Briffault, a professor at Columbia Law School, discusses the controversies and investigations into New York Republican Congressman George Santos.June Grasso hosts. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 01/11/23
Noa Ben Asher, a professor at the Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University, discusses the 11th Circuit ruling that a Florida school board didn’t violate transgender high school student Drew Adams’ equal protection rights when it banned him from using the boys' bathrooms.Madison Alder, Bloomberg Law reporter, discusses how conservative states challenging the Biden administration have found their preferred venue and an ideal judge in a rural Louisiana farming parish.June Grasso...
Published 01/08/23
Environmental law expert Pat Parenteau, a professor at the Vermont Law and Graduate School, discusses the flood of lawsuits over the climate claims of food and beverage companies.California attorney Jeff Lewis of Jeff Lewis Law, discusses law firm Proskauer Rose suing its former Chief Operating Officer alleging that Jonathan O'Brien stole a slew of confidential information from the firmJune Grasso hosts. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 01/07/23
Constitutional law professor Steve Vladeck, a professor at the University of Texas Law School, discusses the Chief Justice's Annual Report and his analysis of it in his weekly newsletter, "One First," which you can subscribe to at stevevladeck.substack.com.Jason Little, Counsel at Farrell Fritz, discusses New York's recreational cannabis industry and the fast changing rules as the first dispensaries open.June Grasso hosts. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 01/07/23
Constitutional law expert Harold Krent, a professor at the Chicago-Kent College of Law, discusses cases coming up in 2023 at the Supreme Court, from a challenge to President Biden's student loan program, to a possible reckoning for social media companies, to the Navaho Nation's fight over water rights.June Grasso hosts. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 12/23/22
Business law expert Eric Talley, a professor at Columbia Law School, discusses Elon Musk's pledge to appoint a new CEO to take over Twitter and other challenges facing the social media platform. Harry Nelson, the founder of Nelson Hardiman, discusses the move to legalize “magic mushrooms” and other psychedelic drugs. June Grasso hosts. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 12/23/22
Former federal prosecutor Elie Honig, special counsel at Lowenstein Sandler, discusses the Jan. 6 committee referring former president Trump to the Justice Department for criminal charges.Kimberly Strawbridge Robinson, Bloomberg Law Supreme Court reporter, discusses why the court is off to a historically slow start this term.June Grasso hosts. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 12/23/22
Leon Fresco, a Partner at Holland & Knight and former head of the DOJ's Office of Immigration Litigation, discusses the legal fight over Title 42's pandemic-era border restrictions, and Chief Justice John Roberts temporarily blocking its scheduled ending.Kyle Jahner, Correspondent for Bloomberg Law, discusses how major brands protect their trademarks.June Grasso hosts. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 12/21/22
Fred Cate, a law professor and vice president of research at Indiana University, discusses the novel lawsuits by Indiana against TikTok over the app's potential risks to young users' well-being and concerns about data sharing with China.Elora Mukherjee, the Director of Columbia Law School’s Immigrants’ Rights Clinic, discusses the ending of Title 42.June Grasso hosts. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 12/18/22
Former federal prosecutor Renato Mariotti, a partner at Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner, discusses the criminal charges against FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried.Securities law expert Robert Heim, a partner at Tarter, Krinsky & Drogin, discusses the SEC and CFTC cases against Bankman Fried.Business restructuring expert Jim Baer, president of CMBG Advisors, discusses the bankruptcy of FTX.June Grasso hosts. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 12/17/22
Jennifer Rie, Bloomberg Intelligence Senior Litigation Analyst, discusses the FTC going to court to try to block Meta Platforms from buying a virtual reality startup.Erik Larson, Bloomberg Legal Reporter discusses a New York law opening the way to a flood of sex-abuse suits.June Grasso hosts. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 12/15/22
Patricia Hurtado, Bloomberg Legal reporter, discusses two of Donald Trump’s companies being convicted of criminal tax fraud, and why the former president was not charged. Isaiah Poritz, Bloomberg Law reporter, discusses the music industry cracking down on brand owners and influencers using unlicensed songs in TikTok videos. June Grasso hosts   See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 12/12/22
Constitutional law expert Michael Dorf, a professor at Cornell Law School, discusses the Supreme Court's conservative justices hinting at support for a Colorado website designer who says she has a constitutional right to create websites only for opposite-sex weddings.Dan Papscun, Bloomberg Law reporter, discusses the FTC's focus in Kroger's $24.6 billion aquisition of Albertsons.June Grasso hosts. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 12/10/22
Constitutional law expert Stephen Vladeck, a professor at the University of Texas Law School, discusses Supreme Court oral arguments over a far-reaching constitutional argument that would give state legislatures, near-exclusive authority over federal elections.Bloomberg Legal Reporter Laurel Calkins discusses the trial of a former Harvard fencing coach and a telecom CEO over charges that they corrupted the admissions process in a case with echoes of the “Varsity Blues” scandal.June Grasso...
Published 12/10/22
Intellectual property litigator Terence Ross, a partner at Katten Muchin Rosenmann, discusses the Supreme Court agreeing to hear a trademark lawsuit over a chewable dog toy designed to mimic the iconic Jack Daniel’s whiskey bottle.Kenneth Gross, Senior Political Law Counsel and Consultant at Akin Gump, discusses former President Donald Trump's comments calling to suspend the Constitution over baseless claims of fraud in the 2020 presidential election.June Grasso hosts. See...
Published 12/07/22
Leon Fresco, a partner at Holland & Knight, discusses the Supreme Court oral arguments over President Joe Biden’s effort to shift the government’s deportation priorities.Shane Seppinni, founder of Seppini LLP, discusses FTX investors suing celebrities like Larry David and Tom Brady alleging they lured unsophisticated investors into the FTX debacle with their commercials for the company.June Grasso hosts. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 12/03/22