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Host June Grasso speaks with prominent attorneys and legal scholars, analyzing major legal issues and cases in the news. The show examines all aspects of the legal profession, from intellectual property to criminal law, from bankruptcy to securities law, drawing on the deep research tools of Bloombe…

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    Uncertainty Following the Reversal of Roe v. Wade

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 30, 2022 27:48

    Mary Ziegler, a Professor at UC Davis Law School, discusses the options to protect abortion rights now that the Supreme Court has wiped out the constitutional right to abortion. Neal Devins, a Professor at William & Mary Law School, discusses whether state supreme courts in Republican states are likely to protect abortion rights. June Grasso hosts. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Supreme Court Ruling Means More Guns on the Streets

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 27, 2022 22:52

    June Grasso speaks to Second Amendment experts Adam Winkler, a Professor at UCLA Law School, and Joseph Blocher, a Professor at Duke Law School, about the repercussions of the Supreme Court's decision to strike down a New York law that limited who could carry a handgun in public. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Supreme Court Reverses Roe v. Wade

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 25, 2022 17:06

    June Grasso talks to Katherine Franke, a Professor at Columbia Law School and Director of the Center for Gender & Sexuality Law, and Jeanne Sheehan Zaino, Bloomberg Politics Contributor and Professor at Iona College, about the Supreme Court wiping out the constitutional right to abortion. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Supreme Court Backs Tax Dollars for Religious Schools

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 23, 2022 29:07

    Richard Garnett, a Professor at Notre Dame Law School, discusses a divided Supreme Court decision strengthening religious rights by bolstering the rights of parents to use taxpayer funds for religious education. Greg Stohr, Bloomberg News Supreme Court Reporter, discusses the end of the term and the justices rejecting a multibillion-dollar appeal from Bayer to end suits over Roundup. June Grasso hosts. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Spotlight at Jan. 6 Hearings

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 20, 2022 27:12

    Former federal prosecutor Elie Honig discusses the possibility that former President Donald Trump could be charged with a crime as a result of the evidence being presented at the January 6th committee hearings. Chris Opfer, Bloomberg Law Team Leader, discusses the spotlight on Greg Jacob, the former top counsel for former Vice-President Mike Pence, at the hearings. Mark Rifkin, a partner at Wolf Haldenstein, discusses a Supreme Court ruling on arbitration that could have implications for Uber drivers and Amazon warehouse workers. June Grasso hosts. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Efforts to Hold Law Enforcement Accountable

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 19, 2022 28:08

    Regina Calcaterra, a co-founding partner of Calcaterra Pollack, discusses Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles and dozens of other women seeking more than $1 billion from the FBI for failing to stop Larry Nasser, the sports doctor from sexually assaulting them, when the agency first received allegations against him. Former federal prosecutor George Newhouse of Richards Carrington, discusses the Supreme Court again raising the barrier to sue federal law enforcement for violating constitutional rights. June Grasso hosts See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    SCOTUS Rules Immigrants Can Be Detained Indefinitely

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 18, 2022 32:26

    Immigration law expert Leon Fresco, a Partner at Holland & Knight, discusses the Supreme Court ruling that immigrants in detention can be held indefinitely without a bond hearing. Former federal prosecutor Jordan Strauss, a Kroll Managing Director and Kroll Institute Fellow, discusses the January 6th hearings. June Grasso hosts. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Court Turns Down Happy the Elephant's Bid for Freedom

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 17, 2022 13:30

    Elizabeth Stein, an attorney with the Nonhuman Rights Project, discusses New York's highest court, in a divided decision, turning down their case to get Happy the Elephant recognized as a legal person entitled to protection against unlawful imprisonment and released from the Bronx Zoo where she lives alone in a one acre exhibit. June Grasso hosts. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Lawsuit Targets High-Flying ‘Top Gun: Maverick'

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 14, 2022 18:37

    Intellectual property litigator Terence Ross, a partner at Katten Muchin Rosenman, discusses Paramount Pictures being sued for releasing its blockbuster “Top Gun: Maverick,” without securing a license from the estate of the writer whose story inspired the original film about four decades ago. June Grasso hosts. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Jimmy Carter Enters Fray of Environmental Dispute

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 11, 2022 32:51

    Environmental law professor Pat Parenteau of the Vermont Law School, discusses former President Jimmy Carter stepping into the legal dispute over the building of a road through a federal wildlife refuge that could gut his landmark environmental law. David Lee, the Executive Director of the Chinese American Voters Education Committee and a lecturer at San Francisco State University, discusses the implications of the recall of progressive San Francisco District Attorney Chesa Boudin. June Grasso hosts. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    The Incredible Shrinking Supreme Court Docket

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 10, 2022 14:52

    Constitutional law expert Stephen Vladeck, a professor at the University of Texas Law School, discusses why the Supreme Court is handing down its fewest decisions in decades this term. June Grasso hosts. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    DOJ Ramping Up Probe Into Trump's Inner Circle

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 9, 2022 28:16

    Chris Strohm, Bloomberg Legal Reporter, discusses the more aggressive phase of the Justice Department's investigation into the Capitol riots, focusing on potential felonies by former President Trump's inner circle. Eric Talley, a Professor at Columbia Law School, discusses why Elon Musk's buyer's remorse won't get him out of the Twitter deal. June Grasso hosts. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Johnny Depp's Win and the Aftermath

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 7, 2022 29:11

    Neama Rahmani, President and co-founder of West Coast Trial Lawyers, discusses the verdict in the Johnny Depp-Amber Heard trial and its repercussions. Erin Mulvaney, Bloomberg Law Senior Reporter, discusses strippers in California leading an effort to unionize clubs in the state. June Grasso hosts. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Mistrust at the Supreme Court Amid Historic Backlog

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 4, 2022 29:31

    Kimberly Strawbridge Robinson, Bloomberg Law Supreme Court Reporter, discusses how the Supreme Court is heading into the homestretch of the term with more than half its work incomplete, as the justices and their law clerks deal with an investigation into the leak of a draft opinion overturning Roe v. Wade. Second Amendment expert Adam Winkler, a professor at UCLA Law School, discusses the upcoming Supreme Court opinion on New York's gun law and the state of gun control legislation across the country. June Grasso hosts.   See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Real Setback for Special Counsel John Durham

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 4, 2022 26:13

    Former federal prosecutor Robert Mintz, a partner at McCarter & English, discusses how the first courtroom test for Special Counsel John Durham ended in failure, a significant setback for his investigation into the Russia investigation. Eric Goldman, a professor at Santa Clara University School of Law and co-director of the High Tech Law Institute discusses the Supreme Court blocking a Texas law that would require social media platforms to allow hate speech and extremism. June Grasso hosts See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    How to Spot Dishonest Lawyers: They're Playing a Game

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 3, 2022 15:15

    Taya Cohen, an associate professor of organizational behavior and business ethics at Carnegie Mellon University, Tepper School of Business, discusses her study published in "Negotiation Journal," based on her research into why some lawyers are more “honest” than others. June Grasso hosts. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Will Sunny Balwani Beat Charges of Patient Fraud?

    Play Episode Listen Later May 31, 2022 24:28

    Joel Rosenblatt, Bloomberg Legal Reporter, discusses the defense in the trial of former Theranos President Ramesh “Sunny” Balwani.  Richard Silberberg, a partner at Dorsey & Whitney LLP, discusses the Supreme Court's decision that a federal appeals court overstepped its authority in creating an arbitration-related rule in a dispute over a worker's class action overtime case against a Taco Bell franchise. June Grasso hosts. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Texas School Shooting Renews Battle Over Gun Laws

    Play Episode Listen Later May 28, 2022 17:19

    June Grasso speaks to Second Amendment experts Joseph Blocher of Duke Law School and Jeffrey Fagan of Columbia Law School about the tragic mass shooting at an elementary school in Texas and the calls for common sense gun control laws. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Asylum Limitations and Soaring Cryptocurrency Cases

    Play Episode Listen Later May 27, 2022 33:48

    Leon Fresco, a Partner at Holland & Knight, discusses the implications of a judge ruling that the Biden administration cannot end Title 42, the pandemic-era border policy that prevents migrants from seeking asylum. Sam Skolnik, a Senior Reporter for Bloomberg Law, discusses how cryptocurrency litigation is soaring, and big firms are scrambling to keep up. June Grasso hosts. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Is Musk Getting Cold Feet About Acquiring Twitter?

    Play Episode Listen Later May 21, 2022 37:51

    Eric Talley, a professor at Columbia Law School, discusses the latest statements from Elon Musk that indicate the world's richest man may be getting cold feet about acquiring Twitter. Richard Briffault, a professor at Columbia Law School, discusses the Supreme Court striking down another campaign finance law. June Grasso hosts. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Aftershocks of a Reversal of Roe v. Wade

    Play Episode Listen Later May 15, 2022 26:02

    June Grasso speaks to Mary Ziegler, a professor at UC Davis Law School, and Elizabeth Sepper, a professor at the University of Texas Law School, about the repercussions of the Supreme Court reversing Roe v. Wade and a woman's constitutional right to abortion. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Trump's Lawyer Leading Aggressive Counterattacks

    Play Episode Listen Later May 13, 2022 6:50

    Erik Larson, Bloomberg Legal Reporter, discusses his profile of Alina Habba, the lawyer who has taken over some of Donald Trump's highest priority legal fights, and his conversation with the former president. June Grasso hosts. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Unions Are on the Rise Again

    Play Episode Listen Later May 13, 2022 30:32

    Kate Andrias, a professor at Columbia Law School, discusses why unions are on the rise in this country after being out of favor, and the legal struggles to form unions. James Park, a professor at UCLA Law School, discusses how a former Nomura Holdings senior bond trader beat the SEC in a case over lying to his clients. June Grasso hosts. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    The Next Immigration Battleground Is Schools

    Play Episode Listen Later May 10, 2022 16:35

    Leon Fresco, a partner at Holland & Knight and the former head of the Office of Immigration Litigation at the Justice Department, discusses the Texas Governor's intention to challenge the landmark case which establishes the right of all students to a public school education, regardless of their legal status in this country. June Grasso hosts. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    'Cheap Speech' and SCOTUS on Speech

    Play Episode Listen Later May 7, 2022 29:15

    Richard Hasen, a Professor of Law and Political Science at the University of California, Irvine, discusses his book, "Cheap Speech: How Disinformation Poisons Our Politics and How to Cure It." Timothy Zick, a Professor of Law at William & Mary Law School, discusses the Supreme Court ruling that Boston violated the Constitution by refusing to fly a Christian civic group's flag at city hall while raising the banners of other organizations. June Grasso hosts.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Roe v. Wade on the Brink of Extinction

    Play Episode Listen Later May 6, 2022 35:10

    Constitutional law experts Stephen Vladeck, a Professor at the University of Texas Law School, and Katherine Franke, a Professor at Columbia Law School and Director of the Center for Gender & Sexuality Law, discuss the bombshell leak of a draft Supreme Court opinion which would reverse Roe v. Wade, leaving it to individual states to decide whether abortions are allowed. June Grasso hosts. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Leak of Draft SCOTUS Abortion Decision Is Stunning

    Play Episode Listen Later May 4, 2022 30:05

    Adam Winkler, a professor at UCLA Law School, discusses the unprecedented leak of a draft Supreme Court opinion that overturns the constitutional right to abortion. Harry Nelson, the founder of Nelson Hardiman, discusses San Francisco's landmark trial against the opioid industry. June Grasso hosts. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Charges in Spectacular Archegos Debacle

    Play Episode Listen Later May 2, 2022 23:38

    James Park, a professor at UCLA Law School, discusses how the spectacular collapse of Archegos Capital Management led to charges against its founder Bill Hwang and its chief financial officer, Patrick Halligan. Audrey Anderson, who heads the higher education practice at Bass, Berry & Sims PLC, discusses a divided Supreme Court letting a selective Northern Virginia public school keep using an admissions policy adopted to add more racial and socioeconomic diversity to its student body. June Grasso hosts. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Praying Football Coach and Tribute to Justice Breyer

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 30, 2022 34:22

    Richard Garnett, a Professor at Notre Dame Law School, discusses the Supreme Court arguments in the case of the high school football coach fired for praying on the 50-yard line after games. Carl Tobias, a Professor at the University of Richmond Law School, discusses the tribute by Chief Justice John Roberts to Justice Stephen Breyer at his last oral argument before retiring. Leon Fresco, a Partner at Holland & Knight, discusses Supreme Court oral arguments over the Remain in Mexico policy. June Grasso hosts. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    How Elon Musk May Change Twitter

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 29, 2022 33:48

    First amendment law expert Eugene Volokh, a Professor at UCLA Law School, discusses how Elon Musk's purchase of Twitter and his absolutist view of free speech, could change the platform. Erik Larson, Bloomberg Legal Reporter, discusses former President Donald Trump's appealing the contempt of court ruling against him and the $10,000 daily fine. June Grasso hosts. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Miranda, Johnny Depp and Marjorie Taylor Greene

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 26, 2022 35:07

    Jordan Rubin, Bloomberg Law Reporter, discusses Supreme Court arguments over whether an officer who failed to give Miranda warnings, can be sued in a civil-rights lawsuit. Richard Briffault, a professor at Columbia Law School, discusses the attempt to block Georgia Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene's re-election under a rarely sited section of the 14th Amendment dealing with "insurrection or rebellion." First Amendment Attorney Jeff Lewis, of Jeff Lewis Law, discusses Johnny Depp's testimony in his defamation case against his former wife, Amber Heard. June Grasso hosts. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Comedians Want Pandora to Pay for Jokes

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 25, 2022 24:58

    Intellectual property litigator Terence Ross, a partner at Katten Muchin Rosenman, discusses several comedians, including the estates of Robin Williams and George Carlin, suing Pandora Media for streaming their comedy albums without getting the proper licenses. Alon Kapen, a partner at Farrell Fritz, discusses Elon Musk getting the financing to buy Twitter. June Grasso hosts. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    One Solution to the Border Crisis

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 20, 2022 15:38

    Patricia Hurtado, Bloomberg Legal Reporter, discusses the jury finding Roger Ng, the only Goldman Sachs banker to go to trial over the global 1MDB scandal, guilty for his role in the epic looting of the Malaysian fund. David Voreacos, Bloomberg Legal Reporter, discusses the surge in the seizure of cryptocurrencies and the challenges law enforcement is facing. June Grasso hosts. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Judge Tosses Girl Scouts' Suit Against Boy Scouts

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 18, 2022 13:03

    Tyler Ochoa, a professor at Santa Clara University School of Law, discusses the Boy Scouts defeating a trademark lawsuit brought by the Girl Scouts over the use of the term “scouting.” June Grasso hosts. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Former Goldman Banker Found Guilty and Crypto Seizures

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 15, 2022 27:31

    Patricia Hurtado, Bloomberg Legal Reporter, discusses the jury finding Roger Ng, the only Goldman Sachs banker to go to trial over the global 1MDB scandal, guilty for his role in the epic looting of the Malaysian fund. David Voreacos, Bloomberg Legal Reporter, discusses the surge in the seizure of cryptocurrencies and the challenges law enforcement is facing. June Grasso hosts. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Texas Woman Falsely Arrested for Murder Over Abortion

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 15, 2022 26:59

    Mary Ziegler a professor at Florida State University College of Law, discusses Oklahoma's new strict abortion law and the arrest of a woman for murder over an abortion in Texas. Pat Parenteau, a professor at the Vermont Law School, discusses Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts for the first time joining with the liberal justices in blasting the conservative majority's handling of the shadow docket. June Grasso hosts. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Why the Prosecution Failed in Whitmer Kidnapping Plot

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 13, 2022 41:17

    Matthew Schneider, a partner at Honigman LLP, discusses the jury acquitting two defendants and deadlocking on two others in the plot to kidnap Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer. Bloomberg Law Reporter Madison Alder discusses the backlog of circuit court vacancies as the midterms near. Patent attorney Leonard Svensson of Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch LLP, discusses how Impossible Foods is testing a tastes-like-meat patent in court. June Grasso hosts. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Sunny Balwani's Defense in Second Theranos Trial

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 10, 2022 31:55

    Joel Rosenblatt, Bloomberg Legal Reporter, discusses the trial of former Theranos President Ramesh “Sunny” Balwani, just two and a half months after a jury convicted Elizabeth Holmes, his ex-girlfriend, of defrauding investors. Leon Fresco, a partner at Holland & Knight and the former head of immigration litigation in the Obama administration, discusses the CDC ending Title 42 and the expected influx of migrants at the border. June Grasso hosts. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    History Is Made as Ketanji Brown Jackson Is Confirmed

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 7, 2022 27:57

    Olatunde Johnson, a constitutional law professor at Columbia Law School, discusses the historic confirmation of Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court, the first black woman to sit on the court. Former federal prosecutor Robert Mintz, a partner at McCarter & English, discusses a judge turning down Ghislaine Maxwell's request for a new trial. Jennifer Rie, Bloomberg Intelligence Senior Litigation Analyst, discusses U.S. antitrust chiefs voicing support for an American crackdown on gatekeeper tech giants. June Grasso hosts. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    Jackson on Brink of History and Stunning Union Win

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 5, 2022 32:09

    Judiciary expert Carl Tobias, a professor at the University of Richmond Law School, discusses Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson's nomination to the Supreme Court and what's ahead as she gets closer to a full Senate vote on her nomination. Labor law expert, Kate Andrias, a professor at Columbia Law School, discusses an upstart labor union's stunning upset win of 55% of workers votes at the Staten Island warehouse of Amazon. June Grasso hosts. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    High Court Takes Dispute Over Warhol's Prince Series

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 4, 2022 47:04

    Intellectual property litigator Terence Ross, a partner at Katten Muchin Rosenman, discusses the Supreme Court taking a case that will decide whether Andy Warhol's series of images of rock icon Prince were transformative or copyright infringement. Imre Stephen Szalai, professor at Loyola University New Orleans College of Law, discusses a pair of cases at the Supreme Court that will test the expansion of workplace arbitration.  Erik Larson, Bloomberg Legal Reporter, discusses questions raised around Donald Trump's real estate company turning over 900,000 documents in a New York state asset-valuation investigation, with only 10 belonging to the former president himself. June Grasso hosts. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    Calls for Justice Clarence Thomas to Recuse Himself

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 2, 2022 37:24

    Rebecca Roiphe, a professor at New York Law School, discusses the calls for Justice Clarence Thomas to recuse himself in cases involving disputes over the 2020 election, after revelations his wife advocated actions to overturn the presidential election. Former U.S. Attorney for Eastern Michigan, Matthew Schneider, a partner at law firm Honigman LLP, discusses the trial of the four men charged with plotting to kidnap Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer. Rachel Fiset, Managing Partner of Zweiback, Fiset & Coleman, discusses the continuing fallout for actor Will Smith after he slapped comedian Chris Rock at the Oscars. June Grasso hosts. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    Any Consequences For Will Smith Over Oscar Slap?

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 30, 2022 26:01

    Rachel Fiset, Managing Partner of Zweiback, Fiset & Coleman, discusses the legal and professional consequences for actor Will Smith after he slapped comedian Chris Rock at the Oscars. Tyler Ochoa, Professor at the Santa Clara University School of Law, discusses dueling lawsuits over a Bored Ape NFT spinoff venture. June Grasso hosts. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    Navy Can Reassign Unvaccinated SEALs

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 29, 2022 37:59

    Dorit Reiss, a Professor at the University of California Hastings College of Law, discusses a divided U.S. Supreme Court ruling that the Navy can limit deployment for 35 Seals who are refusing on religious grounds to get vaccinated against Covid-19. Gloria Browne-Marshall, a Professor at the Jay College of Criminal Justice, discusses the overtones of the Supreme Court confirmation hearings for Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson. Richard Briffault, a Professor at Columbia Law School, discusses a divided U.S. Supreme Court tossing out a ruling that adopted state-legislative voting maps saying they might violate the Constitution by carving out an additional majority-Black district for the State Assembly. June Grasso hosts. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    Judge Jackson Fends Off GOP Attacks on Crime and Race 

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 26, 2022 19:44

    June Grasso speaks to Tomiko Brown-Nagin, Dean of the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Studies, and Jessica Levinson, Professor of Constitutional Law at Loyola Law School, about the Supreme Court confirmation hearings for Judge Ketanj Brown Jackson, and Republicans harsh questioning of Jackson. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    Ketanji Brown Jackson Confirmation Hearings

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 24, 2022 28:02

    Adam Winkler, a professor at UCLA Law School, discusses the confirmation hearings for Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson, to be the first Black woman to sit on the Supreme Court. Mark Rifkin, a partner at Wolf Haldenstein, discusses Supreme Court oral arguments over whether an Iowa fast-food worker must arbitrate her overtime claims against a Taco Bell franchise, rather than press them in federal court. June Grasso hosts. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    When the Star Witness Confesses to Lying

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 24, 2022 16:12

    Patricia Hurtado, Bloomberg Legal Reporter, discusses the raft of lies told by Tim Leissner, the star witness in the U.S. government's case against Roger Ng, his former subordinate and the only Goldman Sachs employee to be brought to trial over billions of dollars that were looted from 1MDB.  June Grasso hosts. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    Could Putin Face Prosecution as a War Criminal?

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 22, 2022 33:40

    Kate Mackintosh, the Executive Director of the Promise Institute for Human Rights at UCLA Law School, discusses the difficulty of prosecuting Russian President Vladimir Putin as a war criminal. Jon Michaels, a Professor at UCLA Law School, discusses the first day of the confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson. June Grasso hosts. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    Yes, You Can Be Fired for Being Fat

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 21, 2022 25:22

    Josh Eidelson, Bloomberg Businessweek Reporter, discusses discrimination based on weight and why being fat can cost you your job. Paige Smith, Bloomberg Law Reporter, discusses why you really can't be paid by your employer directly in bitcoin or cryptocurrency. June Grasso hosts. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    Ukrainian Refugees Cannot Get Into U.S. Easily

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 19, 2022 29:55

    Leon Fresco, a partner at Holland & Knight, and the former head of the Office of Immigration Litigation in the Obama administration, discusses how difficult it is for Ukrainian refugees to get into the United States at this time. Bob Van Voris, Bloomberg Legal Reporter, discusses the dueling lawsuits of billionaire Leon Black and former girlfriend Guzel Ganieva. June Grasso hosts. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

    Lawyer's Deeply Personal Fight for Transgender Rights

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 19, 2022 34:00

    Erik Larson, Bloomberg Legal Reporter, profiles Chase Strangio, the American Civil Liberties Union lawyer who leads the organization's legal fight for transgender rights. Former federal prosecutor Robert Mintz, a partner at McCarter & English, discusses Steve Bannon's attempt to use an advice-of-counsel defense in his upcoming trial. June Grasso hosts. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

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