Episodes
Published 07/13/24
Get tickets for the #SistersInLaw Live Show in NYC on 9/20/24 at politicon.com/tour  Kimberly Atkins Stohr hosts #SistersInLaw to discuss AOC’s introduction of articles of impeachment against Justices Thomas and Alito and the calls for the DOJ to open a criminal investigation into their abuses after Thomas’ free trip to Putin’s hometown came to light.  Then, the #Sisters give an update on Senator Menendez’s corruption trial, explore whether there is Senatorial immunity, and review the...
Published 07/13/24
Jill Wine-Banks hosts #SistersInLaw to explain the divergent opinions in the SCOTUS immunity decision and its effect on Trump’s trials and the presidency. Then, the #Sisters review the Court’s recent rulings on social media moderation and the impact of having Chevron deference overturned.
Published 07/06/24
Barb McQuade hosts #SistersInLaw to discuss the SCOTUS ruling in Fischer, which threw out obstruction charges faced by a J6 rioter, and what to expect in the Court’s immunity decision. Then, the #Sisters cover the overturning of Chevron deference and Julian Assange’s guilty plea.
Published 06/29/24
Joyce Vance hosts #SistersInLaw to mourn the 2-year anniversary of Dobbs, alert us to the growing threats to our rights, and tear into Lousiana’s law that puts the 10 Commandments in classrooms.  In the #Sisters analysis, they explain why precedent, the intentions of the Framers, and the Establishment Clause all point to the law’s rejection pending a ruling on the ACLU’s challenge. Then, they discuss the US v. Rahimi SCOTUS decision, why there were so many different opinions despite an 8-1...
Published 06/22/24
Kimberly Atkins Stohr hosts #SistersInLaw to examine the validity of Hunter Biden’s conviction and explain what happens next. Then, the #Sisters discuss the SCOTUS rulings on mifepristone and bump stocks and review recent unethical actions by Justices Alito and Thomas.
Published 06/15/24
Jill Wine-Banks hosts #SistersInLaw to discuss the status of Trump’s gag order after the guilty verdict and the progress of his criminal trials in Florida and Georgia. Then the #Sisters cover Hunter Biden’s felony gun possession trial and the anti-DEI injunction targeting the Fearless Fund.
Published 06/08/24
Barb McQuade hosts #SistersInLaw live in Boston to review the charges in Manhattan that resulted in 34 guilty verdicts against Trump, untangle the five crimes jurors could use to justify their vote, and explain the appeals and sentencing process. Then, the #Sisters expose the flaws in SCOTUS oversight and ethics by laying out the breaches of Justices Alito, Thomas, and their wives, exploring the potential of putting the court on the ballot, term limits, and congressional oversight to restore...
Published 06/01/24
Joyce Vance hosts #SistersInLaw to discuss the threat to voting rights posed by the SCOTUS opinions in a South Carolina gerrymandering case and how Justice Alito’s actions have undermined the credibility of the court’s ethics code.  Then, the #Sisters lay out the end game in Trump’s Manhattan trial, review the guidelines for executing a search warrant, untangle Judge Cannon’s latest delays, and consider Fani Willis’ appeal of dismissed charges in the Fulton County case.  They also explain the...
Published 05/25/24
Barb McQuade hosts #SistersInLaw to discuss the believability of Michael Cohen’s testimony against Trump, weigh its effectiveness for the prosecution, and lay out the next steps of the trial.  Then, the #Sisters explore the ethical ramifications of Justice Alito flying a flag in support of J6 in front of his home, lay out the case for his recusal in the upcoming presidential immunity trial, and call out the Republican lawmakers defending Trump at the Manhattan courthouse.  They also review...
Published 05/18/24
Kimberly Atkins Stohr hosts #SistersInLaw live in Detroit to discuss the effectiveness of Stormy Daniels’ testimony, what to expect when Michael Cohen takes the stand, and how the prosecution’s narrative is coming together in the election interference trial.  Then, the #Sisters explain what’s behind the delays in Trump’s Florida and Georgia cases and if anything can be done to speed things up.  They also look at the constitutional and national security issues raised in TikTok’s suit to...
Published 05/11/24
Jill Wine-Banks hosts #SistersInLaw live in Chicago to share their takeaways from Trump’s election interference trial and review its evidence, witness testimonies, and potential verdicts.  Then the #Sisters discuss Trump’s repeated violations of his gag order, the consequences so far, and whether his continued contempt of the court violates the conditions of his pretrial release. They also cover the revival of the Comstock Act and other threats to abortion rights after Dobbs, explore the...
Published 05/04/24
Joyce Vance hosts #SistersInLaw to break down the key arguments made by the Supreme Court justices concerning Trump’s presidential immunity claims, explain the difference between private and official acts, and share how Jack Smith might speed up the trial.  Then the #Sisters discuss the testimony of The National Enquirer’s David Pecker and other developments in the NY election interference case, before covering the surprise Arizona indictment targeting members of the Trump team that attempted...
Published 04/27/24
With Trump’s election interference case two days away, Kimberly Atkins Stohr hosts #SistersInLaw to review the juror selection and the steps being taken to protect them, lay out their expectations for the opening statements, and explain the role of a Sandoval hearing if Donald takes the stand.  Then the #Sisters break down the precedent and criteria for the impeachment trial of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas, and argue for alternate avenues of government action on border...
Published 04/20/24
Vote for #SisterInLaw: Webby Awards People’s Voice #SistersInlaw LIVE: Get tickets now - politicon.com/tour May 2 - Chicago - Athenaeum Center May 9 - Detroit - Royal Oak Music Theatre May 30 - Boston - Shubert Theatre politicon.com/tour Barb McQuade hosts #SistersInLaw to explain what to expect when Trump’s election interference trial begins.  The #Sisters review the witness list, dismiss Trump’s delay attempts, lay out the conditions necessary to prove election interference, and explain...
Published 04/13/24
Vote for #SisterInLaw in the Webby Awards People’s Voice #SistersInlaw LIVE: Get tickets now - politicon.com/tour May 2 - Chicago - Athenaeum Center May 9 - Detroit - Royal Oak Music Theatre May 30 - Boston - Shubert Theatre politicon.com/tour Jill Wine-Banks hosts #SistersInLaw to analyze the effectiveness of Trump’s defense strategies in the RICO, classified documents, and election interference cases.  The #Sisters examine whether speech attempting to overthrow the election falls under...
Published 04/06/24
#SistersInlaw LIVE: Get tickets now - politicon.com/tour May 2 - Chicago - Athenaeum Center May 9 - Detroit - Royal Oak Music Theatre May 30 - Boston - Shubert Theatre politicon.com/tour Get text updates from #SistersInLaw and Politicon Joyce Vance hosts #SistersInLaw to dig into the legal developments affecting Trump’s cases in New York and Georgia.  The #Sisters explain the narrowly tailored gag order targeting Donald in Manhattan, the ineffectiveness of his 1st Amendment challenge in the...
Published 03/30/24
#SistersInlaw LIVE: Get tickets now - politicon.com/tour May 2 - Chicago - Athenaeum Center May 9 - Detroit - Royal Oak Music Theatre May 30 - Boston - Shubert Theatre politicon.com/tour Kimberly Atkins Stohr hosts #SistersInLaw to cover Trump’s options for raising funds and the implications of not being able to post bond, Judge Cannon’s issuance of divergent sets of jury instructions in the Mar-A-Lago case, and why the upcoming “Stormy Daniels’ hush money trial” is actually a prosecution of...
Published 03/23/24
#SistersInlaw LIVE: Get tickets now - politicon.com/tour May 2 - Chicago - Athenaeum Center May 9 - Detroit - Royal Oak Music Theatre May 30 - Boston - Shubert Theatre politicon.com/tour Kimberly Atkins Stohr hosts #SistersInLaw to weigh recent developments in Trump’s cases, spanning Judge McAfee’s ruling on Fani Willis’ relationship with Nathan Wade, Judge Cannon’s consideration of the Espionage and Presidential Records Acts, and Alvin Bragg’s delay in Manhattan.  Then the #Sisters discuss...
Published 03/16/24
#SistersInlaw On Tour: GET TICKETS !! politicon.com/tour May 2 - Chicago - Athenaeum Center May 9 - Detroit - Royal Oak Music Theatre May 30 - Boston - Shubert Theatre Jill Wine-Banks hosts a special book club edition of #SistersInLaw on Attack From Within: How Disinformation Is Sabotaging America by Barb McQuade.  The #Sisters explore their individual approaches to the writing process, discuss why disinformation is such an important subject, and learn about the experience and expertise...
Published 03/09/24
#SistersInlaw On Tour: We are going on tour !! Sign up now to get updates on the upcoming live shows  in Boston, Detroit, and Chicago at politicon.com/tour Joyce Vance hosts #SistersInLaw to discuss the reasoning behind the SCOTUS taking up Trump’s immunity claims, how they are expected to rule, and effects of the delay on his trial calendar and future presidential powers.  Then, the #Sisters explain the contrasting 1st Amendment and censorship issues that led to a Circuit Court split on Big...
Published 03/02/24
Kimberly Atkins Stohr hosts #SistersInLaw to explain how the Dobbs decision has created a legal framework for Alabama’s ban on IVF and look at the potential challenges that could overturn it.  Then, the #Sisters discuss the legality and lies of Alexander Smirnov’s allegations against President Biden, the role of Russian disinformation, and the political impact.  They also examine a CROWN Act based challenge pushing back against the discriminatory policy of a Texas high school. Get your...
Published 02/24/24
Barb McQuade hosts #SistersInLaw to review the Fani Willis hearing, describe the effect it will have on the RICO prosecution, and weigh the potential for her disqualification.  Then the #Sisters discuss the $350+ million civil fraud judgment against Trump, the damages caused by his fraud and tax evasion, the restrictions on his family’s business activities, and how the payment process works.  They also cover the scheduling of his New York hush money trial in late March, the progress of his...
Published 02/17/24
Jill Wine-Banks hosts #SistersInLaw to cover the judicial decisions affecting Trump’s prosecutions, including the SCOTUS ruling in Trump’s Colorado ballot case, the DC Circuit's denial of presidential immunity, and Alan Weisselbberg’s potential perjury in the NY fraud case.  Then, the #Sisters share their take on Special Counsel Robert Hur’s report on the decision not to prosecute President Biden for mishandling classified documents and why the report is problematic.  They also discuss the...
Published 02/10/24
Joyce Vance hosts #SistersInLaw to discuss the delays from Judge Chutkan and Judge Engoron, civil bench trial verdicts, and the questionable effectiveness of the FBI’s search of Mar-A-Lago.  The #Sisters also dive into the facts surrounding the allegations of impropriety facing Fani Willis and one of her prosecutors, the possible consequences of their relationship, and how it affects the GA RICO trial. Then, they look at Jack Smith’s meeting with Judge Cannon, detail the Classified...
Published 02/03/24