Episodes
On this week’s episode of Stay Tuned, Preet answers your questions about:Obstruction of justice and whether unlawful underlying conduct is necessary to bring a caseThe ICE raids that have resulted in the arrests of hundreds of undocumented workers, but no charges against the businessesAttorney-client privilege, and whether it survives the death of a clientGoing to law school and changing careersMichael Waldman, the President of the Brennan Center at NYU Law School, joins Preet for a...
Published 08/15/19
In this clip from the CAFE Insider podcast, Preet and Anne discuss the conspiracy theories about Jeffrey Epstein's apparent suicide in a federal jail. To hear more, become a member of the CAFE Insider community. REFERENCES AND SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALS: EPSTEIN’S DEATHFederal Bureau of Prisons Suicide Prevention Manual, bop.gov, 4/5/07Statement from Attorney General William P. Barr on the Death of Jeffrey Epstein, justice.gov, 8/10/19Statement of Manhattan U.S. Attorney on the Death of...
Published 08/12/19
On the 8/7 episode of Stay Tuned, Preet answers your questions about:What laws can be passed to help end America’s gun violence problemThe Supreme Court’s seminal Second Amendment decision in District of Columbia v. HellerWhether proof of an underlying crime is needed to bring an obstruction of justice caseForeign policy considerations in prosecutions of foreigners in the U.S. David Miliband, the former British Secretary of State and the president of the International Rescue Committee...
Published 08/08/19
In this clip from the CAFE Insider podcast, Preet and Anne discuss what can be done in response to the mass shootings in El Paso, TX, and Dayton, OH. To hear more, become a member of the CAFE Insider community. REFERENCES AND SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALS:18 U.S. Code § 2331(5): Definition of “Domestic Terrorism” “How the USA Patriot Act Redefines Domestic Terrorism,” ACLUOverview of “Open Carry” Laws, The Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence“Gunman killed sister, eight others in second...
Published 08/05/19
On the 8/1/19 episode of Stay Tuned, Preet answers your questions about:How the El Chapo case ended up with the federal prosecutors in BrooklynThe limits, if any, on indicting a sitting PresidentWhy grand jury materials are kept secretThe role of congressional staffers during hearingsRep. John Ratcliffe’s qualifications for the role of Director of National Intelligence Michael Morell, a 33-year veteran of the CIA who served as the agency’s Deputy Director and twice as its Acting Director,...
Published 08/01/19
In this clip from the CAFE Insider podcast, Preet Bharara and Anne Milgram discuss Russian interference in the 2020 election and the forthcoming nomination of Texas Representative John Ratcliffe to replace Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats. To listen to the full episode, become a member at CAFE Insider at cafe.com/insider. REFERENCES & SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALS RUSSIAN INTERFERENCE IN U.S. ELECTIONS“Report on the Russian Active Measures Campaigns and Interference in the 2016...
Published 07/29/19
This special episode of Stay Tuned covers former Special Counsel Bob Mueller’s appearance before the House Judiciary and Intelligence committees on Wednesday, July 24th. Anne Milgram, former Attorney General of New Jersey and co-host of the CAFE Insider podcast, joins Preet to break down Mueller’s seven-hour testimony, the major takeaways, and Congress’ next steps. Bonus analysis is available for members of CAFE Insider. To join the Insider community, head to cafe.com/insider. To receive...
Published 07/25/19
In this clip from the CAFE Insider podcast, Preet Bharara and Anne Milgram preview Former Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s upcoming public testimony before the House Judiciary and Intelligence committees. Plus, a moment to honor the legacy of Robert Morgenthau, former U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York and the longest-serving Manhattan District Attorney. To listen to the full episode, become a member at CAFE Insider at cafe.com/insider.
Published 07/22/19
On this episode of Stay Tuned, Preet answers your questions about:The extent to which the Attorney General has control over federal prosecutors serving in the United States Attorney offices across the countryThe idea that Alex Acosta, as a sitting U.S. Attorney in Miami, was intimidated by Jeffrey Epstein’s “hot shot” lawyersHow people come to be appointed as federal judgesAdvice on taking the bar exam George Will is a nationally syndicated, Pulitzer-prize winning columnist for the...
Published 07/18/19
Released on 7/15/19 In this clip from the CAFE Insider podcast, Preet Bharara and Anne Milgram address reporting that Jeffrey Epstein was an intelligence asset and assess a proposal by Epstein's lawyers that he should be released pending trial into his home where he'd create, at his own cost, what would essentially be a private jail.  To listen to the full episode, become a member at CAFE Insider at cafe.com/insider. REFERENCES & SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALS “Labor Secretary Acosta News...
Published 07/15/19
On this episode of Stay Tuned, Preet answers listener questions about:A recent court ruling that President Trump cannot block people on TwitterThe Jeffrey Epstein caseAnd the latest developments in the 2020 Census debacle 2020 presidential candidate Julián Castro, who served as Mayor of San Antonio and as Secretary of Housing and Urban Development under Obama joins Preet for what he described as, “The most wide-ranging interview I’ve done on the campaign trail so far.” The discussion covers...
Published 07/11/19
In this clip from the CAFE Insider podcast, Preet and Anne Milgram discuss the unusual process leading up to billionaire Jeffrey Epstein's 2007 Non-Prosecution Agreement with Alex Acosta, then US Attorney for the Southern District of Florida and current Secretary of Labor. To listen to the full episode, become a member at CAFE Insider at cafe.com/insider. REFERENCES & SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALS JEFFREY EPSTEIN SDNY US Attorney Geoffrey Berman’s press conference announcing the charges...
Published 07/08/19
Happy Fourth of July! In honor of the country’s birthday, we’re bringing you a special episode of Stay Tuned with Preet… and you!  Last week, we asked you to tell us what patriotism means to you and you have moved us with your overwhelming response. Listen through to the end of today’s episode for a compilation of the many thoughtful voices we heard from. Plus, Preet reflects on YOUR answers, and what patriotism means to him. This week’s guest is Heidi Schreck. She is a playwright and an...
Published 07/04/19
On today’s episode of Stay Tuned, Preet answers your questions about: Prosecutors’ personalities The Supreme Court’s decision in Flowers v. Mississippi, a capital case dealing with a prosecutor’s removal of black people from the jury pool. Preet also shares a letter from Steven Martin, a leading prison reform advocate and former guest on Stay Tuned, who wrote in with his thoughts on Preet and Anne’s conversation on the CAFE Insider podcast about the Justice Department’s argument that...
Published 06/27/19
In this clip from the CAFE Insider podcast, Preet and Anne Milgram discuss the Justice Department’s argument against providing soap and toothbrushes to detained migrant children. To listen to the full episode, become a member at CAFE Insider at cafe.com/insider. REFERENCES AND SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALS FLORES LITIGATIONWatch the 9th Circuit Court proceedings regarding Jenny Flores v. William Barr, 6/18/19“Detained migrant children got no toothbrush, no soap, no sleep. It’s no problem,...
Published 06/24/19
On today’s episode of Stay Tuned, Preet answers your questions about Kellyanne Conway and the consequences of violating the Hatch Act and Paul Manafort’s scuttled transfer to Rikers Island jail. Ben Rhodes, former Deputy National Security Adviser and speechwriter to President Obama joins Preet for a wide-ranging conversation about the craft of oratory and the foreign policy challenges facing the U.S., including the Iran nuclear threat.    Tweet your questions to @PreetBharara with the...
Published 06/20/19
In this clip from the CAFE Insider podcast, Preet and Anne Milgram discuss the Office of Special Counsel’s recommendation to remove Kellyanne Conway from the White House for alleged violations of the Hatch Act and Anne’s first speeding ticket…while she was the Attorney General of New Jersey.  To listen to the full episode, become a member at CAFE Insider at cafe.com/insider. REFERENCES & SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALS KELLYANNE CONWAY & THE HATCH ACTThe Office of Special Counsel’s...
Published 06/17/19
David McCraw, Deputy General Counsel at the New York Times and author of Truth in our Times: Insider the Fight for Press Freedom in the Age of Alternative Facts, joins Preet for a wide-ranging conversation about press freedoms, press bias, and the legal battles over truth. Plus Preet answers your questions about the 2020 census, Bill Barr, security clearances & the term, "hinked up." Tweet your questions to @PreetBharara with the hashtag #askpreet, email us at staytuned@cafe.com, or...
Published 06/13/19
Benjamin Dreyer, copy chief of Random House and author of the New York Times best  seller Dreyer’s English: An Utterly Correct Guide to Clarity and Style, joins Preet for a wide-ranging conversation about language, writing, and why good writing is a form of morality.   Tweet your questions to @PreetBharara with the hashtag #askpreet, email us at staytuned@cafe.com, or call 669-247-7338 and leave a voicemail. REFERENCES & SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALS THE Q&A TREASON“Trump doesn't seem...
Published 06/06/19
In this clip from the CAFE Insider podcast, Preet and Anne analyze Bill Barr's interview with CBS News and the President's allegations that the top ranks at the FBI committed "treason."  To listen to the full episode, become a member at CAFE Insider at cafe.com/insider. REFERENCES & SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALS: BILL BARR’S CBS NEWS INTERVIEW"William Barr interview: Read the full transcript,” CBSNews, 5/31/19  “TREASON”Article III, Section 3 of the Constitution, Legal Information...
Published 06/04/19
On today’s special episode of Stay Tuned, Anne Milgram, the former NJ Attorney General and co-host of the CAFE Insider podcast, joins Preet to break down Robert Mueller’s first public statement since his appointment as Special Counsel. Then, presidential candidate, Andrew Yang, joins Preet for a wide-ranging conversation that covers his upbringing as the only Asian kid in school and Universal Basic Income, his signature proposal for addressing the economic consequences of automation.  Sign...
Published 05/30/19
To receive these show notes and updates from CAFE via email, sign up at cafe.com/preet. On this episode of Stay Tuned, Preet speaks with David Ignatius, Prize-winning journalist and columnist for the Washington Post. Plus, Preet answers your questions about:The difference between evidence and proofReports that Special Counsel Bob Mueller’s team does not want him to publicly testifyWhether Congress has the duty to impeach—not just the powerPardons, commutations, and exonerationsWhy Preet...
Published 05/23/19
In this clip from the CAFE Insider podcast, Preet and Anne discuss President Trump's approach to pardons and their concerns over process and fairness. To listen to the full episode, become a member at CAFE Insider at cafe.com/insider. REFERENCES AND SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALS: THE PARDON POWERArticle II of the Constitution, Legal Information Institute Office of the Pardon Attorney, Department of Justice Organization, Mission and Functions Manual: Office of the Pardon Attorney, Department of...
Published 05/20/19
To receive these show notes and updates from CAFE via email, sign up at cafe.com/preet. On this episode of Stay Tuned, Preet speaks with Valerie Jarrett, President Obama's longest serving adviser and author of "Finding My Voice: My Journey to the West Wing and the Path Forward." Plus, Preet answers your questions about:Donald Trump Jr.'s testimony before the Senate Intelligence CommitteeAttorney General Bill Barr's appointment of Connecticut US Attorney John Durham to look into the...
Published 05/16/19
In this clip from the CAFE Insider podcast, Preet and Anne discuss the implications of Rudy Giuliani’s now-cancelled trip to Ukraine. To listen to the full episode, become a member at CAFE Insider at cafe.com/insider. To receive the CAFE Brief, a free recap of politically charged legal matters, sign up at cafe.com/brief. 
Published 05/13/19