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June 21, 2019
SCOTUS Throws Out Death Sentence in Jury Bias Case
Bloomberg News Supreme Court reporter Greg Stohr discusses the decades long legal saga involving the death sentence of a Mississippi man convicted at his sixth trial for the same murders after the prosecutor repeatedly excluded black people from the jury. The Supreme Court threw out the sentence citing bias in choosing the jury. He speaks to Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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10 min
June 20, 2019
High Court May Wipe Out Protections for LGBTQ Workers
Steve Sanders, a professor at Indiana University’s Maurer School of Law, discusses how the Supreme Court next term could wipe out lower-court rulings that shield LGBTQ people from getting fired for who they are. He speaks to Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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10 min
June 19, 2019
J&J Faces Second Jury in Talc-Cancer Lawsuit
Wayne State University Law School Professor Peter Henning discusses the Johnson & Johnson California talc-cancer case that will now go before a second jury because the first jury couldn’t agree whether a dying woman was eligible for punitive damages after finding that the company’s talc products caused her illness. The jury did find the companies products caused her cancer and awarded her 12 million dollars. He speaks to Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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9 min
June 18, 2019
Can President Trump Demote or Fire Fed Chair Powell?
Cornell Law School Professor Robert Hockett discussess the legality of President Trump demoting or firing Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell after Bloomberg reported exclusively the president talked about firing him in February. He speaks to Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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9 min
June 17, 2019
Supreme Court Ducks Another Gay-Wedding Cake Dispute
Bloomberg News Supreme Court reporter, Greg Stohr, discusses the court’s decisions today not to change double jeopardy doctrines, upholding a uranium-mining ban and sending a dispute over a gay-wedding cake back to the lower court. He talks to Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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9 min
June 14, 2019
Trump Tries to Follow the Rules After Deregulatory Fails
Kartikay Mehrotra , Bloomberg News legal reporter, discusses how President Trump’s attempts to loosen climate standards have been stymied by the courts for two years on procedural grounds, leading the administration to now try following the rules to achieve its environmental deregulation agenda. He speaks to Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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9 min
June 13, 2019
When Trump’s Solicitor General Talks, Justices Listen
Bloomberg Law Editor, Kimberly Strawbridge Robinson, discusses why Trump’s Solicitor General, Noel Francisco, has an almost perfect record this term on the recommendations he makes to the justices about what cases the Supreme Court should take up next term. She speaks to Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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9 min
June 12, 2019
Trump Allows Cuban Exile Lawsuits Over Lost Property
Bloomberg News Miami bureau chief Jonathan Levin discusses lawsuits in U.S. courts by Cuban exiles to demand compensation for property lost to the communist government. He speaks to Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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9 min
June 11, 2019
Pressure from States’ Suit to Block T-Mobile, Sprint Merger
Jennifer Rie, Bloomberg Intelligence Senior Litigation Analyst, discusses the lawsuit by a group of states to block T-Mobile US Inc.’s proposed takeover of Sprint Corp. on antitrust grounds, putting pressure on the Justice Department as it nears a final decision on the merger of the two wireless carriers. She speaks to Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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9 min
June 10, 2019
RBG Hints Sharp Divisions Will Mark SCOTUS Term
Bloomberg News Supreme Court reporter Greg Stohr discusses the end of the U.S. Supreme Court’s term which include looming decisions that could affect the 2020 election and thrust the court even deeper into the nation’s political wars. He speaks to Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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10 min
June 7, 2019
Netflix Accused of Poaching Fox Employees
Bobby Schwartz, a partner at Quinn Emanuel, discusses the lawsuit by a pair of Fox studios alleging that Netflix illegally induced two executives to break their contracts and the implications for the industry. He talks to Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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9 min
June 6, 2019
Will Kids’ Climate Lawsuit Get to Trial?
Charles Warren, chair of the environmental practice at Kramer, Levin, Naftalis and Frankel, discusses oral arguments in a novel climate change lawsuit by 21 young Americans who allege that climate change violates their constitutional rights. He speaks to Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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9 min
June 5, 2019
RBG Joins Conservatives In Criminal Sentencing Case
Ohio State University Moritz College of Law Professor Douglas Berman discusses the government’s 5-4 win in a criminal sentencing case that could have the effect of keeping defendants locked up longer. Supreme Court Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg joined the conservatives in the majority and Justice Neil Gorsuch joined the liberals in the minority. He speaks to Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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10 min
June 4, 2019
Trump Administration Slams Push to Reopen Census Case
Greg Stohr, Bloomberg News Supreme Court reporter discusses the push to reopen the census citizenship question case after a new claim emerged that a Republican redistricting consultant influenced the decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census. He speaks to Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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10 min
June 4, 2019
Supreme Court Refuses to Curb Insider Trading Cases
Peter Henning, a professor at Wayne State University Law School, discusses the implications of the U.S Supreme Court leaving intact the insider-trading conviction of former SAC Capital Advisors LP portfolio manager Mathew Martoma, rejecting an appeal that could have undercut efforts to clean up Wall Street. He speaks to Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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9 min
June 3, 2019
Trump Lawyer Sought ‘Heads Up’ From Flynn Before Deal
Mark Zaid Partner Brad Moss discusses potential impeachment proceedings against President Trump and the release of a transcript of a message from President Trump’s lawyer John Dowd. Dowd asked asked for a “heads up” from former national Security Advisor Michael Flynn’s attorney as Flynn was poised to enter a cooperation agreement with prosecutors from Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s office. He speaks to Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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9 min
June 3, 2019
Tech Giants in Antitrust Crosshairs
Bloomberg Intelligence Senior Litigation Analyst Jennifer Rie discusses U.S. antitrust enforcement agencies divvying up the investigations of the tech giants and the outlines of investigations of Google and Amazon. She talks to Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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9 min
May 31, 2019
New Evidence in Census Case May Affect SCOTUS Ruling
Bloomberg News Supreme Court reporter Greg Stohr discusses new evidence about the source and motivation behind the Trump administration’s addition of a question on citizenship to the 2020 census that could affect a highly anticipated Supreme Court ruling in the case. He speaks with Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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10 min
May 30, 2019
Calls for Impeachment Continue After Mueller Remarks
Robert Mintz, former federal prosecutor and head of the white collar criminal investigations practice at McCarter & English discusses Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s remarks after almost a two-year vow of silence to say that he couldn’t reach a conclusion on whether President Donald Trump had obstructed justice. He speaks to Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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10 min
May 29, 2019
First Opioid Liability Lawsuit Trial in Oklahoma
University of Michigan Law School Professor Erik Gordon discusses the state of Oklahoma’s opioid liability lawsuit against Johnson and Johnson. The state is alleging Johnson and Johnson’s greed for more sales of its addictive opioid painkillers helped create a deadly epidemic in the state that claimed thousands of lives. The lawsuit is the first to go to trial after other drugmakers, Teva Pharmaceutical and Purdue Pharma LP agreed to pay millions to settle Oklahoma lawsuits. He speaks to Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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8 min
May 28, 2019
Supreme Court’s First Big Move on Abortion Regulation
Bloomberg News Supreme Court reporter Greg Stohr discusses the Supreme Court ruling that left in place a block on an Indiana law that barred abortions based on race, sex or disability, but made the first move toward giving states more power to regulate abortion. He speaks with Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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9 min
May 24, 2019
Assange Indictment Raises First Amendment Questions
Fordham Law School Professor Andrew Kent discusses the new charges against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange that allege he violated the espionage act by conspiring to obtain and disclose classified information. The escalation of the charges has reignited a debate over whether the U.S. is punishing Assange for activities protected by the First Amendment. He speaks to Bloomberg's June Grasso.
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8 min
May 23, 2019
Democrats Second Court Win on Trump Financial Records
Robert Mintz, head of the white collar criminal investigations practice at McCarter & English spoke about a federal judge’s decision in New York to reject President Donald Trump’s request to keep his banks from producing financial records to lawmakers. He speaks to Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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9 min
May 23, 2019
Ariana Grande’s Concert Rules Push Copyright Limits
Intellectual property attorney Terence Ross, a partner at Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP, discusses why Ariana Grande, Louis C.K. and other performers have taken steps recently to restrict concert photography rights and shield jokes and whether these moves are enforceable. He speaks to Bloomberg’s June Grasso
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9 min
May 22, 2019
Judge Rules Qualcomm Violated Antitrust Law
Harry First, a professor at New York University Law School, discusses a federal judge’s ruling that Qualcomm Inc. violated antitrust law by abusing its dominant position in the market for cellphone chips to exact excessive licensing fees from phone makers and suppress competition. He speaks to Bloomberg’s June Grasso
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10 min
May 21, 2019
DOJ Said to Lean Against T-Mobile Takeover of Sprint
Jennifer Rie, Bloomberg Intelligence Senior Analyst for Anti-trust Litigation, discusses why the DOJ is said to lean against approving a T-Mobile takeover of Sprint. She speaks with host June Grasso.
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8 min
May 21, 2019
White House Moves to Block McGahn from Testifying
Stephen Vladeck, Professor in Law at the University of Texas School of Law, discusses the legal position taken when the White House moved to block Former White House Counsel Don McGahn from testifying before Congress. He speaks with host June Grasso.
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10 min
May 20, 2019
Democrats Confront Trump’s Success at Reshaping Courts
Sahil Kapur, Bloomberg news National Political Correspondent, discusses how Democrats are attempting to turn the Supreme Court into a campaign issue, as they confront President Donald Trump’s success at reshaping the federal judiciary. He speaks to Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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8 min
May 20, 2019
Supreme Court Fails to Act on Abortion Again
Harold Krent, dean of the Chicago-Kent College of Law, discusses the implications of the U.S. Supreme Court deferring acting on two Indiana cases putting restrictions on abortions. He speaks to Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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9 min
May 17, 2019
Glitches in the Trump Immigration Proposal
Leon Fresco, a partner at Holland & Knight, discusses President Trump’s proposal to overhaul the immigration system and the problems with many of the concepts. He speaks to Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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9 min
May 16, 2019
FX Riggers Rode the ‘Essex Express’ Leading to $1.2 Billion Fine
David Bissinger, a partner at Bissinger, Oshman & Williams LLP, discusses the European Union fining five banks a total of $1.2 billion for colluding on foreign-exchange trading strategies with traders running two cartels in online chatrooms with colorful names like "Essex Express n’ the Jimmy," "Three Way Banana Split" and "Semi Grumpy Old Men." He speaks to Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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8 min
May 16, 2019
Bayer’s $2 Billion Roundup Verdict Raises the Stakes
Robert Hockett, a professor at Cornell Law School, discusses why the third multi-million dollar verdict against Bayer over its Roundup weedkiller is putting pressure on the company to settle thousands of similar claims that the company’s glyphosate-based herbicide causes cancer. He speaks to Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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10 min
May 15, 2019
Hot Button Cases Disappear From Supreme Court Docket
Bloomberg News Supreme Court reporter Greg Stohr discusses how the justices have deferred action this term on cases involving some of the country’s most polarizing issues, like abortion and deportation. He speaks to Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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9 min
May 14, 2019
First Court Test of Subpoenas for Trump Records
Harold Krent, dean of the Chicago-Kent College of Law, discusses the first court hearing over congressional subpoenas seeking President Trump’s financial documents, this hearing specifically to determine whether the House Oversight and Reform Committee can obtain financial records from President Donald Trump’s longtime accountants. He speaks to Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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9 min
May 14, 2019
Trump To Ask SCOTUS To Block Nationwide Injunctions
South Texas College of Law Professor Josh Blackman discusses the Trump administration plan to limit the power of federal judges to issue nationwide injunctions. At a speech to the conservative Federalist society, Vice President Mike Pence said the administration will take the issue to the Supreme Court. He speaks to Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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9 min
May 13, 2019
Consumers Win Over Apple at Supreme Court
Mark Rifkin, a managing partner at Wolf Haldenstein who represents consumers in an antitrust lawsuit against Apple, discusses why the Supreme Court has ruled that consumers can go ahead with the suit accusing Apple of using its market dominance to artificially inflate prices at its App Store. He talks to Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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8 min
May 10, 2019
Controversy Over Harvard Professor Joining Weinstein Defense
Harvard Law Professor, Elizabeth Bartholet, discusses the controversy at Harvard University over Harvard Law Professor Ronald Sullivan, a renowned defense attorney, joining Harvey Weinstein’s defense team. She speaks to Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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13 min
May 9, 2019
Will Music Streaming be the Next Anti-Trust Battle
Jennifer Rie, Bloomberg Intelligence Senior Analyst for Anti-trust Litigation discusses the latest anti-trust news including Spotify's request for the European Union to investigate Apple for abuse of a dominant position and the Department of Justice's approval of the CVS-Aetna deal. She speaks to Bloomberg's June Grasso.
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9 min
May 8, 2019
Legal Challenge Ahead for Georgia Abortion Ban
Steve Sanders, a professor at Indiana University’s Maurer School of Law, discusses the legal challenges to a Georgia law banning abortions once a fetal heartbeat can be detected. He speaks to Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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8 min
May 7, 2019
Mnuchin Denies Democrats' Trump's Tax Returns Request
Bloomberg News Tax reporter Laura Davison discusses Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin's refusal to release President Donald Trump’s personal and business tax returns, setting up what could become one of the biggest legal showdowns between the president and a Congress seeking to investigate him. She speaks to Bloomberg's Kevin Cirilli.
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6 min
May 6, 2019
Swing State Voter Map Thrown Out as Unconstitutional
Josh Douglas, a professor at the University of Kentucky College of Law, discusses a federal court ruling overturning Ohio’s congressional map as unconstitutional because Republican state lawmakers gerrymandered the voter map. He speaks with Bloomberg’s June Grasso
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9 min
May 6, 2019
AG Barr Ignores Full Mueller Report Subpoena Request
Mark Zaid Partner Brad Moss discusses the second deadline missed by Attorney General William Barr who ignored a subpoena issued by a House committee to provide lawmakers with the full text of the Mueller report. What happens when the top law enforcement official in the country ignores legal process? Brad speaks with Bloomberg's June Grasso.
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9 min
May 3, 2019
Parents On Edge As College Cheating Probe Deepens
Former federal prosecutor Robert Mintz discusses the biggest college admissions scandal in our country's history as prosecutors in the case investigate more parents making those who haven't even been charged or notified so worried that they are already hiring attorneys. He speaks to Bloomberg's June Grasso.
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9 min
May 2, 2019
Does Congress Have the Power to Subpoena AG Barr?
Former federal prosecutor George Newhouse discusses Democratic Congressman Jerry Nadler's comments that he will seek a contempt citation if Attorney General William Barr doesn't appear before his committee to answer questions about the Mueller report. Barr spent five contentious hours before a senate panel Wednesday and decided not to show up for a scheduled judiciary hearing Thursday in a protest over the ground rules for questioning him. He speaks to Bloomberg's June Grasso.
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9 min
May 1, 2019
Barr Defends Handling of Mueller Report
Fordham Law School Professor Andrew Kent discusses Attorney General William Barr’s testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee. Barr defended his handling of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s findings following the release of a letter dated March 24th from Mueller to Barr objecting to the Attorney General’s misrepresentation of his report. redacted. He speaks to Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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10 min
April 30, 2019
Trump Sues to Keep Bank Records From Congress
Mark Zaid Partner Brad Moss discusses lawsuits by President Donald Trump to block Deutsche Bank and Capital One Financial from complying with congressional subpoenas targeting his bank records, escalating the president’s showdown with Democratic lawmakers investigating his finances. He speaks to Bloomberg's June Grasso.
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9 min
April 29, 2019
Rosenstein Reassured Trump When His Job Was in Danger
Federal Prosecutor Elie Honig discusses the speculation swirling around Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein after Attorney General William Barr told the public that Rosenstein helped him come to the conclusion there was no case for obstruction in the Mueller report and a recent report surfaced that Rosenstein reassured President Trump he could "land the plane" when he was in danger of losing his job. He speaks with Bloomberg's June Grasso.
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7 min
April 26, 2019
Supreme Court Backs Businesses, Curbs Class Arbitration
Wolf Haldenstein Senior Partner Mark Rifkin discusses the ruling by Supreme Court justices ruled that courts shouldn’t allow class arbitration unless an agreement clearly authorizes that type of proceeding, siding with a lighting retailer trying to prevent its employees from pressing group claims stemming from a phishing attack. It’s the latest in a line of Supreme Court decisions that have backed arbitration and helped companies avoid the prospect of costly class actions filed by workers and consumers. He speaks to Bloomberg's June Grasso.
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10 min
April 25, 2019
Growing Pressure on Bayer’s CEO Over Roundup Lawsuits
Robert Hockett, a professor at Cornell Law School discusses the increasing pressure Bayer’s Chief Executive Officer, Werner Baumann, is facing ahead of a key meeting with shareholders on Friday, as the number of lawsuits alleging harm from its Roundup weedkiller continue to mount. He speaks to Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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9 min
April 24, 2019
Supreme Court Takes On LGBT Bias Cases
Michael Dorf, a professor at Cornell Law School, discusses the Supreme Court’s decision to consider whether federal law bars employers from discriminating against gay and transgender people and how the justices might rule. He speaks to Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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10 min
April 23, 2019
High Court Likely to Allow Trump Citizenship Question
Greg Stohr, Bloomberg News Supreme Court Reporter, discusses how conservative Supreme Court justices seem inclined to let the Trump administration add a question about citizenship to the 2020 census in a clash that will shape the allocation of congressional seats and federal dollars. He speaks to Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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9 min
April 23, 2019
Supreme Court to Decide Offshore Rig Workers Pay
Bloomberg Intelligence Senior Litigation Analyst Brandon Barnes discusses California's wage and hours lawsuit being heard by the U.S. Supreme Court and whether it applies to workers on offshore oil rigs. He speaks to Bloomberg's June Grasso.
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8 min
April 22, 2019
California Is Winning the War on Trump Climate Policy
Kartikay Mehrotra, Bloomberg News legal reporter, discusses California’s track record as the most litigious state against President Trump’s agenda and how California Attorney General, Xavier Becerra, will continue the momentum. He speaks to Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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9 min
April 22, 2019
WH Counsel Avoided Watergate Mistake That Sank Nixon
Bloomberg News Legal reporter Greg Farrell discusses former White House Counsel Don McGahn's prominent role in the Mueller report and his refusal to take any steps to remove Robert Mueller as Special Counsel despite directives from the president to do so. He speaks with Bloomberg's June Grasso.
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9 min
April 18, 2019
What the Mueller Report Tells Us
Former federal prosecutor George Newhouse, of Theodora Oringher PC, discusses Robert Mueller’s exhaustive account of President Trump’s efforts to head off or undermine the special counsel’s Russia probe, all but inviting Congress to take action on at least 10 instances of potential obstruction of justice. He speaks to Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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9 min
April 17, 2019
Indicted Parents in College Cheating Case Fight Back
Robert Mintz, Former federal prosecutor and head of the white collar criminal investigations practice at McCarter & English discusses the arsenal of defenses crafted by lawyers for the parents indicted in the college admissions scandal, taking aim at a conspiracy charge at the heart of the case as well as a money-laundering allegation the U.S. added last week. He speaks to Bloomberg's June Grasso.
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10 min
April 15, 2019
Justices Divided Over Vulgar Trademark Protection
Bloomberg News Supreme Court reporter, Greg Stohr, discusses a free speech challenge by the owner of a clothing line known as "FUCT," over the federal government’s rejection of his trademark application. He speaks to Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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8 min
April 12, 2019
Is New York’s Battle Against Exxon Uphill?
Brandon Barnes, Bloomberg Intelligence Senior Litigation Analyst, discusses New York’s case against Exxon Mobile for misleading its shareholders on the risks of climate change to its business. He speaks to Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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9 min
April 12, 2019
Sandra Day O'Connor: the Most Powerful Female Justice
Author Evan Thomas discusses his new Sandra Day O’Connor biography “First" which draws on exclusive interviews and first-time access to Justice O’Connor’s archives. O'Connor was the most powerful woman to sit on the court as the swing vote for more than a quarter of a century. He speaks with Bloomberg's June Grasso.
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9 min
April 11, 2019
Prosecutors Get Tough With Parents in College Scandal
Former federal prosecutor George Newhouse, of Theodora Oringher PC, discusses how federal prosecutors are taking a hard line with the parents who did not plead guilty in the college admissions scandal, adding an additional count of money laundering to the charges. He speaks to Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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8 min
April 10, 2019
Barr Team to Review FBI's Actions in 2016 Trump Probe
Bloomberg News Department of Justice reporter Chris Strohm discusses Attorney General William Barr's plan to assemble a team to review controversial counterintelligence decisions made by Justice Department and FBI officials, including actions taken during the probe of the Trump campaign in the summer of 2016. He speaks to Bloomberg's June Grasso.
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6 min
April 9, 2019
Trump Crusade To Curb Immigration Stymied By Judge
Cato Institute Immigration Policy Analyst David Bier discusses the ruling by a US judge barring the Trump administration from forcing Central Americans seeking asylum from persecution to wait in Mexico for months or even years while their applications are being processed. The ruling is the latest setback for President Donald Trump in his crusade to curb immigration. He speaks to Bloomberg's June Grasso.
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12 min
April 8, 2019
Preet Bharara on ’Doing Justice'
Preet Bharara, the former U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, was once dubbed, the "Sheriff of Wall Street." He talks about his tenure at the helm of one of the country’s most independent federal prosecutor’s offices and his book "Doing Justice: A Prosecutor’s Thoughts on Crime, Punishment, and the Rule of Law." He speaks to Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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10 min
April 8, 2019
Public Tangle Over Death Penalty at Supreme Court
Steven Vladeck, a professor at the University of Texas School of Law, discusses a rare public debate among some of the Supreme Court justices over how the death penalty is carried out, a dispute that resulted in a 5-4 decision along ideological lines. He speaks to Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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10 min
April 5, 2019
Will Elon Musk Need a Twitter Sitter?
Wayne State University Law School Professor Peter Henning discusses the battle between the Securities and Exchange Commission and Tesla CEO Elon Musk over his tweets. The SEC claims Musk violated an October settlement with a February post on Twitter and wanted him found in contempt of court. The judge in the case kicked the conflict back to the two parties to work out their differences. He speaks with Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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10 min
April 3, 2019
Legal Challenges To Trump US/Mexico Border Threat
Leon Fresco, former Deputy Assistant Attorney General for the Office of Immigration Litigation at the Department of Justice discusses President Trump’s renewed threat to close the U.S. border with Mexico. He speaks with Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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10 min
April 1, 2019
Ex-Goldman Director Rajat Gupta on Insider Trading Conviction
Rajat Gupta, a former chief executive of McKinsey and a Goldman Sachs board member, says that he was wrongfully convicted of insider trading and that his two years in prison were a miscarriage of justice. He speaks to Bloomberg’s June Grasso about his experiences and his book, "Rajat Gupta: Mind Without Fear."
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24 min
March 29, 2019
Justices Appear Split in Regulatory Fight
Steven Vladeck, a professor at the University of Texas School of Law, discusses the Supreme Court’s conservative justices expressing doubts about a precedent that business groups and the Trump administration say gives federal agencies too much power to change regulations. He speaks to Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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9 min
March 29, 2019
Bayer Sticks With Roundup Despite Losing Second Trial
Cornell University Law School Professor Robert Hockett discusses Bayer’s Bayer decision to keep defending its weedkiller Roundup after losing a second trial over claims it causes cancer. He speaks with Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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10 min
March 29, 2019
Trump’s DOJ Agrees With Judge Who Gutted Obamacare
Washington and Lee School of Law Professor Timothy Jost speaks about the Trump administration’s decision to file a brief saying the Affordable Care Act is unconstitutional. Democrats warn the repeal of Obamacare in its entirely would risk making more than 20 million people uninsured. He speaks with Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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10 min
March 26, 2019
Will Justices Toss Out Partisan Gerrymandered Districts?
Greg Stohr, Bloomberg News Supreme Court reporter, discusses today’s Supreme Court arguments over partisan gerrymandering and conservative justices questioning whether judges should be able to toss out politically gerrymandered voting districts. He speaks to Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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9 min
March 26, 2019
Barr Will Decide How Much of Mueller Report To Release
Former FBI Assistant Director Greg Brower discusses the conclusion of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report that found no evidence that the president or his campaign colluded with Russia to interfere with the 2016 election. He speaks with Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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12 min
March 22, 2019
Trump Can’t Implement Military Transgender Ban Yet
Steve Sanders, a professor at Indiana University’s Maurer School of Law, discusses why a federal judge said there is still an impediment to President Trump’s ban on transgender Americans serving in the military and the ongoing litigation over the issue. He speaks to Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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10 min
March 22, 2019
Second Bayer Ruling Links Weed Killer to Cancer
University of Michigan Law School Professor Erik Gordon discusses the verdict against Bayer by a second jury over claims that its Roundup weed killer causes cancer. The trial now moves to a second phase to determine the company’s liability and damages. He speaks to Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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8 min
March 21, 2019
Will Any Parents In College Admissions Scandal Serve Time?
Former federal public defender, James Cohen, a professor at Fordham Law School, discusses whether any of the wealthy parents charged in the U.S. college admissions scandal will have to serve time in jail. He speaks to Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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9 min
March 20, 2019
Judges Skeptical of Trump Emoluments Lawsuit
Bloomberg News legal reporter Andrew Harris discusses the contentious appelate court hearing over the lawsuit by Democratic attorneys general that claim President Trump is violating the emoluments clause of the constitution when he profits from foreign and domestic government visitors at his luxury hotel in Washington DC. He speaks to Bloomberg's June Grasso.
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8 min
March 20, 2019
2020 Democrats Look To Expand Supreme Court
Harold Krent, Dean of the Chicago-Kent College of Law discusses court packing, or expanding the number of justices on the Supreme Court. Democrats say the court is becoming politicized and they are increasingly looking to court packing as a solution. He speaks with Bloomberg's June Grasso.
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6 min
March 19, 2019
Supreme Court Gives Trump Another Immigration Win
Bloomberg News Supreme Court reporter, Greg Stohr, discusses how the Supreme Court, in a 5-4 vote, bolstered the government’s power to detain immigrants who are facing deportation because of crimes they committed, siding with the Trump administration in a clash with implications for so-called sanctuary cities. He speaks to Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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8 min
March 18, 2019
Facebook’s Legal Troubles Multiplying
Bloomberg News technology reporter, Gerrit de Vynck, discusses how Facebook’s legal troubles are multiplying from subpoenas in a federal criminal investigation to calls for the breakup of the tech giant. He speaks to Bloomberg’s June Grasso
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8 min
March 15, 2019
First Appeals Court ’Flips’ Control Under Trump
Carl Tobias, a professor at the University of Richmond School of Law, discusses how the Third Circuit Court of Appeals because the first federal appeals court to "flip" control under President Trump to a majority of Republican appointees, a big step in the drive by the president and his Senate allies to remake the judiciary with conservatives. He speaks to Bloomberg’s June Grasso
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9 min
March 14, 2019
Ross Defends Census Question Despite Court Challenge
Richard Briffault, Professor at Columbia Law School discusses congressional testimony from Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross about his decision to include a citizenship question on the 2020 Census. Democrats in Congress criticized the move as political effort aimed at discouraging the participation of immigrants and non-citizens. He spoke with Bloomberg's June Grasso.
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8 min
March 14, 2019
Trump World’s Legal Problems Finally Hitting Home
Former federal prosecutor, Jeffrey Cramer, managing director at the Berkeley Research Group, discusses how President Trump’s legal troubles are hitting close to home in New York where law enforcement is ratcheting up civil and criminal investigations that are beyond the president’s federal control. He speaks to Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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8 min
March 13, 2019
Wealthy Parents Caught on Tape in College Admissions Scandal
Former federal prosecutor George Newhouse, of Theodora Oringher PC, discusses the sweeping criminal conspiracy in which wealthy parents -- including celebrities, a top mergers attorney and a venture-capital CEO -- are alleged to have paid bribes to get their kids into elite colleges and the wiretapped evidence. He speaks to Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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8 min
March 13, 2019
Manafort Sentenced And Indicted On The Same Day
Brad Moss, Partner at Mark Zaid discusses Paul Manafort's 7 1/2 year federal prison sentence and new charges brought by New York state prosecutors raising the prospect of a third criminal conviction for Trump’s one-time campaign manager.
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9 min
March 12, 2019
Missteps Hinder Trump’s Push to Ease Wall Street Rules
Cornell University Law School Professor Robert Hockett discusses how federal regulators’ efforts to revamp post-crisis constraints on big banks are running into problems, due to missteps by the regulators. He speaks to Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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9 min
March 12, 2019
Roger Stone Faces Judge Again For Concealing Book Release
Robert Mintz, former federal prosecutor and Partner at McCarter & English discusses efforts by Roger Stone's lawyers to convince a judge they didn’t mean to mislead her when they failed to tell her about a new introduction to a book Stone wrote. The judge, Amy Berman Jackson previously issued a gag order in his criminal case. He speaks with Bloomberg's June Grasso.
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8 min
March 11, 2019
Justices Kagan and Alito Testify at Congress
Steven Vladeck, a professor at the University of Texas School of Law, discusses the testimony of Supreme Court Justices Elena Kagan and Samuel Alito before the House Appropriations subcommittee, a rare unscripted dialogue about everything from the hiring of minority law clerks to televising the court’s oral arguments. He talks to Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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10 min
March 11, 2019
Warren Plan To Break Up Big Tech Market Dominance
Jennifer Rie, Bloomberg Intelligence Senior Analyst for Anti-trust Litigation discusses Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren's proposal to break up giant tech companies and the FCC pause of its review of T-Mobile's proposed purchase of Sprint Corp. She speaks with Bloomberg's June Grasso.
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9 min
March 8, 2019
SCOTUS: The Revolution is on Hold and RBG’s Return
Bloomberg News Supreme Court reporter, Greg Stohr, discusses Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s return to the bench at "full steam," and Chief Justice John Roberts showing a new willingness to side with the Supreme Court’s liberal wing, putting any conservative legal revolution on hold. He speaks to Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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13 min
March 7, 2019
New House Election Set for North Carolina
Josh Douglas, a professor at the University of Kentucky College of Law, discusses why North Carolina election officials have set a new election in the 9th Congressional District in North Carolina and concerns for the Presidential election in 2020. He speaks to Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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8 min
March 6, 2019
The Rush to Confirm Conservative Judges
Carl Tobias, a professor at the University of Richmond School of Law, discusses the Republican-led Senate accelerating the pace of confirming President Trump’s appeals court nominees and the opposition from a coalition of 200 civil rights organizations to the confirmation of Allison Jones Rushing to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit. He speaks to Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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10 min
March 5, 2019
Huawei Goes on Legal Offense
Peter Henning, a professor at Wayne State University Law School, discusses how Huawei Technologies Co., no longer content with defending itself against U.S. accusations of espionage and bank fraud, is taking the initiative with a full-blown legal offensive. He speaks with Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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9 min
March 5, 2019
Democrats Follow the Money On Trump Document Request
Bloomberg's June Grasso speaks to former U.S. Attorney Michael Moore about the sweeping request from the House Judiciary Committee for documents from more than 60 people and entities related to President Donald Trump, including the White House, the Trump Organization and the president’s son Donald Trump Jr.
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10 min
March 4, 2019
Democrats' Sweeping Demands for Trump Documents
Bloomberg News Justice Department Reporter Chris Strohm discusses the sweeping demands Monday by House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler for information from scores of people on topics including the Trump administration’s activities, the president’s business dealings and his potential ties to Russia. He spoke to Bloomberg's Peter Barnes and Bob Moon.
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8 min
March 1, 2019
Chief Justice Roberts Sides With Court’s Liberal Wing
Bloomberg News Supreme Court reporter Greg Stohr discusses Chief Justice John Roberts recent willingness to side with the U.S. Supreme Court’s liberal wing after the divisive confirmation fight over Justice Brett Kavanaugh. He speaks with Bloomberg's Peter Barnes and Bob Moon.
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10 min
February 28, 2019
Cohen Raises Legal Issues for Trump and Business Aides
Andrew Harris, Bloomberg News Legal Reporter, discusses how the testimony of Michael Cohen, President Trump’s former attorney, suggested that Trump and top executives of the Trump Organization may have been involved in white-collar crimes. He speaks to Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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6 min
February 26, 2019
The Score: AT&T 2, U.S. Government 0
Jennifer Rie, Bloomberg Intelligence Senior Litigation Analyst, discusses AT&T beating back a second attempt by the U.S. to undo its purchase of Time Warner, cementing an $85 billion deal to help it compete with Netflix. She talks to Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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8 min
February 25, 2019
New York Plans Pardon-proof Case Against Manafort
Robert Mintz, a former federal prosecutor and a partner at McCarter & English, discusses upcoming sentencings of Paul Manafort, and New York prosecutors putting a criminal case together against Manafort in case he receives a presidential pardon. He talks to Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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6 min
February 22, 2019
Philadelphia Sues Wall St Banks Over ‘Collusion’ in Muni Deals
Cornell University Law School Professor Robert Hockett discusses the lawsuit by the city of Philadelphia against seven of the largest Wall Street investment banks accusing them of costing local governments billions of dollars by colluding to fix the prices on floating-rate bonds issued to finance public works. He speaks to Bloomberg's June Grasso.
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9 min
February 22, 2019
Top Litigator Also Stars as General Counsel of the Academy Awards
John Quinn, one of the top trial attorneys in the country and the founder of Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP, discusses his role as General Counsel of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and the legal challenges behind the Oscars. He speaks with Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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7 min
February 21, 2019
Covington Student’s Suit Against Washington Post
Eugene Volokh, a professor at UCLA Law School, discusses the $250 million lawsuit filed by Nick Sandmann, the student in a viral video wearing a “Make America Great Again” hat while facing down a Native American elder, against the Washington Post for the way it covered the encounter. Will the case be difficult to prove? He speaks to Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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7 min
February 21, 2019
Stone Faces Judge After Posting Her Image With Crosshairs
Brad Moss, partner at Mark Zaid discusses the Mueller report and Roger Stone's appearance before a judge who is weighing penalties and possible jail time after Stone posted an Instagram picture of her with an image that looked like rifle-scope crosshairs.
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8 min
February 21, 2019
UBS Ordered to Pay $5.1 Billion in Tax Fraud Trial
Wayne State University Law School Professor Peter Henning discusses the record 5.1. billion fine against UBS after a Paris court found the bank guilty of helping wealthy French clients stash funds in undeclared Swiss accounts. He speaks to Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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8 min
February 20, 2019
Thomas Says Court Should Reverse Landmark Libel Case
Geoffrey Stone, a professor at the University of Chicago, discusses Justice Clarence Thomas’s call for the Supreme Court to overturn the landmark 1964 New York Times v. Sullivan ruling, which protects news organizations from most libel suits when they write about public figures. He speaks to Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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8 min
February 19, 2019
Justice Ginsberg Back on the Bench, Contentious Case Teed Up
Bloomberg News Supreme Court reporter, Greg Stohr, discusses Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s return to the bench for the first time in two months, and the Supreme Court’s decision to take up the politically divisive clash over whether the Trump administration can ask about citizenship on the 2020 census. He speaks to Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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8 min
February 15, 2019
The Explosion of Opioid Lawsuits
Healthcare attorney, Harry Nelson, discusses opioid litigation and his new book, "The United States of Opioids: A Prescription for Liberating a Nation in Pain." He speaks to Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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12 min
February 14, 2019
Potential Legal Battle Over Trump's Tax Returns
Bloomberg’s June Grasso speaks with University of Virginia Law School Professor George Yin who testified in front of the House Ways and Means Oversight Committee to advise its members on how a legal struggle might play out if Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin blocked the release of President Trump's tax returns.
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8 min
February 14, 2019
Senate Intel Leaders Split on Russia Collusion
Syracuse University Law School Professor William Banks discusses comments made by Richard Burr, the Republican Chairman of the Senate Intelligence committee that the investigation had found no evidence of collusion, Senator Mark Warner, the top democrat on the committee disagreed saying the investigation is still ongoing and the committee still had to interview key witnesses. He speaks with Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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9 min
February 12, 2019
Wall St Nemesis Joins House Panel Deutsche Bank Probe
Bloomberg Legal reporter Greg Farrell discusses the House Financial Services Committee hiring of Bob Roach, a Senate lawyer with deep experience conducting complex investigations to help run its upcoming probe of Deutsche Bank. He speaks with Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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9 min
February 8, 2019
A Century of First Amendment Law
Lee Bollinger, the President of Columbia University, and Geoffrey Stone, a professor at the University of Chicago, discuss their new book, "The Free Speech Century," a collection of essays by some of the nation’s leading constitutional scholars on the evolution of free speech doctrine. They speak to Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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12 min
February 8, 2019
Bezos Allegations Could Upend AMI Deal With Feds
Robert Mintz, a former federal prosecutor and head of the white collar criminal investigations practice at McCarter & English discusses allegations made by Jeff Bezos that he was blackmailed by American Media Inc. Federal prosecutors are reviewing if the company violated an earlier non-prosecution agreement the publisher struck last year in New York over its illegal aid to the Trump campaign. He speaks with Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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7 min
February 8, 2019
Roberts Joins Liberal Wing in Abortion Case
Neil Kinkopf, a professor at Georgia State University College of Law, discusses a divided U.S. Supreme Court blocking Louisiana from requiring abortion doctors to get admitting privileges at a local hospital, and the implications of Chief Justice John Roberts joining the court’s liberals in the majority. He speaks with Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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8 min
February 7, 2019
House Will Investigate Trump’s Businesses
Former federal prosecutor Elie Honig, special counsel at Lowenstein Sandler, discusses the House Intelligence Committee’s move under Chairman Adam Schiff, to investigate whether foreign governments or individuals had improper leverage over the president or his business interests. He speaks with Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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8 min
February 5, 2019
Uber’s Drive to Clean Up Its Act En Route to IPO
Bloomberg News Legal Editor Peter Blumberg discusses lawsuits and accusations against Uber and how under new CEO Dara Khosrowshahi, Uber has been driven to clean up its act making an IPO likely this year. He speaks with Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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8 min
February 5, 2019
Fight Over FCC’s Repeal of Net Neutrality
Daniel Lyons, Law Professor at Boston College Law School discusses round 4 in the fight over the FCC’s repeal of net neutrality rules. He speaks with Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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8 min
January 30, 2019
Terrorism Investigations Hurt by Shutdown
Jordan Rubin, Bloomberg Law Legal Editor, discusses the damage to the justice system caused by the month-long shutdown including the loss of critical intelligence in drug, gang and terror investigations. He speaks with Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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8 min
January 30, 2019
Qualcomm Ruling Won’t Come Before Shutdown Deadline
Jennifer Rie, Senior Analyst for Bloomberg Intelligence discusses timing for a federal judge’s ruling in the trial that pits the Federal Trade Commission against Qualcomm over its alleged monopolist business practices.
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7 min
January 30, 2019
Mintz on Mueller Investigation Timeline
Robert Mintz, former federal prosecutor and head of the white collar criminal investigations practice at McCarter & English discusses the Mueller investigation.
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7 min
January 29, 2019
Justice Department Gets Tough on Chinese Company
Peter Henning, a professor at Wayne State University Law School, discusses the criminal charges against Huawei Technologies Co., China’s largest technology company, alleging it stole trade secrets from an American rival and committed bank fraud by violating sanctions against doing business with Iran. He speaks to Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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8 min
January 29, 2019
Trump Drops Obama Picks From Judge's List
Carl Tobias, a Professor at the University of Richmond School of Law, discusses President Trump’s dropping at least five names previously put forward by President Barack Obama, as well as a number of appellate and district court nominees from California, New York, and Illinois, from his new list of judicial nominees. He speaks with Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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7 min
January 28, 2019
Students Sue for a Civics Education
KC Johnson, a professor at Brooklyn College, discusses a federal lawsuit by Rhode Island public school students and parents against the state for failing to carry out its constitutional responsibility to prepare students to be good citizens. He speaks with Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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7 min
January 28, 2019
Roger Stone: A Question Mark in Mueller Probe
Brad Moss, a partner at Mark Zaid, discusses the charges against longtime Trump adviser Roger Stone and the likelihood of Stone cooperating with Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation. He speaks with Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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8 min
January 24, 2019
Supreme Court Takes on Gun Laws Again
Adam Winkler, a professor at UCLA Law School and author of "Gunfight: The Battle Over the Right to Bear Arms in America," discusses the Supreme Court’s considering gun rights for the first time in almost a decade, agreeing to hear a challenge to New York City rules on transporting handguns. He speaks to Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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10 min
January 23, 2019
Will Facebook Face Record Fines Over Privacy Violations?
Joel Reidenberg, a professor at Fordham Law School, discusses Facebook’s repeated privacy scandals and whether the company will face a record fine from the Federal Trade Commission. He speaks to Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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8 min
January 22, 2019
Supreme Court Allows Trump’s Transgender Military Ban
Bloomberg News Supreme Court Reporter Greg Stohr discusses how adivided U.S. Supreme Court cleared President Donald Trump’s administration to start barring most transgender people from serving in the armed forces. He speaks to Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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7 min
January 18, 2019
Books, Movies and Music from 1923 Enters Public Domain
Terence Ross, a partner at Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP, discusses why an unprecedented number of books, movies, art and music entered the public domain this year and what that means. He speaks to Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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12 min
January 18, 2019
Therapist Says TV’s ’Billions’ Ripped Off Her Character
Intellectual property attorney Terence Ross, a partner at Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP, discusses the lawsuit by Denise Shull, claiming the performance coach at fictional hedge fund Axe Capital on Showtime’s "Billions," is an “unauthorized rip-off." He speaks with Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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9 min
January 16, 2019
New Prosecution Tactics in Chinese Trade Secret Theft Cases
Peter Henning, a professor at Wayne State University Law School, discusses the novel tactics federal prosecutors are using in litigating trade secret theft cases involving Chinese companies. He talks to Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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12 min
January 16, 2019
U.S, Bars Online Gambling Across State Lines
Keith Miller. a professor at Drake University Law School, discusses a U.S. Justice Department opinion that says a federal law bars all internet gambling involving interstate transactions, reversing its position from 2011. He speaks with Bloomberg’s June Grasso
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9 min
January 16, 2019
A Witness Takes The Reins on Cross-Exam at Qualcomm Trial
Jennifer Rie, Bloomberg Intelligence Senior Litigation Analyst, discusses how Intel’s chief strategy officer, Aicha Evans, scored points during her cross-examination in the Federal Trade Commission’s antitrust case against Qualcomm. She speaks with Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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7 min
January 15, 2019
Judge Blocks Trump Citizenship Question on 2020 Census
Thomas Wolf, Counsel with the Brennan Center’s Democracy Program, discusses a federal judge blocking the Trump Administration’s plan to put a question about citizenship on the 2020 census. He talks with Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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9 min
January 14, 2019
Impact of New Disclosures in Russia Probe
Brad Moss, a partner at Mark Zaid, discusses the latest New York Times report that, in 2017, law enforcement officials began investigating whether President Trump had been working on behalf of Russia against U.S. interests. He speaks with Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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8 min
January 11, 2019
J&J’s $4.7 Billion Court Loss May Fade Away
Robert Hockett, a professor at Cornell University Law School, discusses a $4.7 billion jury verdict against Johnson & Johnson in July over its iconic baby powder -- the sixtth largest ever in a product defect case, and why J&J may pay far less than that, or even nothing. He talks with Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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7 min
January 11, 2019
Michael Cohen to Testify About His ’Fixer Role’
Former federal prosecutor Elie Honig, special counsel at Lowenstein Sandler, discusses the implications of the potentially explosive testimony of Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer, before the House Oversight Committee on February 7th. He talks with Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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8 min
January 10, 2019
New Democratic AGs May Do U-turn on Lawsuits
Richard Revesz, a professor at NYU Law School and director of the Institute for Policy Integrity, discusses how Democratic attorneys general, riding a blue wave into office, may do a U-turn on lawsuits brought by their Republican predecessors - many of which challenge tighter federal environmental regulations. He speaks with Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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7 min
January 9, 2019
What Accidental Manafort Court Filing Reveals
Jimmy Gurule, a professor at Notre Dame Law School, discusses why an accidental disclosure in papers filed by the defense team of former Trump campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, provides the best evidence revealed to date in Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation. He speaks with Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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8 min
January 8, 2019
Olivia De Havilland’s Lawsuit Rejected by Supreme Court
Terence Ross, a partner at Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP, discusses the supreme court’s refusal to hear legendary actress Olivia de Havilland’s lawsuit over the portrayal of her in the FX Network’s drama, “Feud: Bette and Joan.” He speaks with Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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8 min
January 7, 2019
First Trump Legal Victory Over Transgender Military Ban
Neil Kinkopf, a professor at Georgia State University College of Law, discusses a federal appeals court handing President Donald Trump his first victory in the effort to ban many transgender Americans from serving in the military, lifting a lower court’s injunction against the new policy. He speaks with Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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7 min
January 7, 2019
Can Trump Declare National Emergency Over the Wall?
Harold Kent, dean of the Chicago-Kent College of Law, discusses President Trump’s threat to declare a national emergency to build a wall at the southern border. He speaks with Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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8 min
January 4, 2019
What the Chief Justice’s Report Did Not Address
Steve Sanders, a professor at Indiana University Maurer School of Law, discusses Chief Justice John Roberts’ year-end report and the controversies of 2018 that it did not address. He speaks with Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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7 min
January 4, 2019
Ghosn to Get Day in Court After 7 Weeks in Prison
Bloomberg columnist Joe Nocera discusses how Japanese prosecutors have repeatedly extended the detention of Carlos Ghosn, former Nissan Motor Co. chairman, and the implications. He speaks to Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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8 min
January 2, 2019
Will PG&E Be Prosecuted for Role in CA Fires
Peter Henning, a professor at Wayne State University Law School, discusses the criminal charges, including murder and manslaughter, that PG&E Corp. could face in connection with the wildfires last year in California that killed 86 people. He speaks with Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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9 min
December 31, 2018
Trump EPA Setting Precedent by Easing Up on Coal
Charles Warren, chair of the environmental practice at Kramer, Levin, Naftalis and Frankel, discusses the latest move by the Trump administration to reverse Obama era environmental policies. The Environmental Protection Agency is proposing a dramatic shift in the way it measures the benefits of federal rules limiting mercury pollution from power plants. He speaks with Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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7 min
December 31, 2018
Will Supreme Court Sidestep Controversy in 2019?
Greg Stohr, Bloomberg News Supreme Court Reporter, discusses the coming year at the Supreme Court and whether Chief Justice John Roberts will steer the court away from controversial cases. He speaks with Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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9 min
December 23, 2018
Implications of Refusal of Planned Parenthood Cases
Stephen Vladeck, a professor at the University of Texas School of Law, discusses the implications of the Supreme Court’s recent refusal to hear appeals from two states seeking to cut off Medicaid payments to their local Planned Parenthood chapters. He speaks with Bloomberg’s June Grasso
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12 min
December 21, 2018
The Legal Fight for Happy the Elephant
Steven Wise of the Nonhuman Rights Project, discusses its legal strategy to get Happy the elephant, who has been living alone at the Bronx Zoo for more than a decade, transferred to an elephant sanctuary. He speaks with Bloomberg’s June Grasso
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12 min
December 20, 2018
Trump’s Judicial Picks Could Flip Circuits
Carl Tobias, a Professor at the University of Richmond School of Law, discusses President Trump’s record pace in appointing conservative judges and how several circuit courts of appeals are in striking distance of having seats flipped to a majority of Republican appointees. He speaks to Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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9 min
December 19, 2018
What the Criminal Justice Overhaul Means
Priya Raghavan, counsel at the Brennan Center’s Justice Program, discusses the criminal justice overhaul passed by the Senate in a bipartisan vote. She speaks with Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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6 min
December 19, 2018
Behind the Legal Defenses Raised by Rudy Giuliani
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8 min
December 18, 2018
The Unraveling of Michael Flynn’s Sentencing
Jimmy Gurule, a professor at Notre Dame Law School, discusses the startling turn of events in a Washington federal court after a judge rebuked former national security adviser, Michael Flynn at his sentencing hearing. He speaks with Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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6 min
December 17, 2018
Is Obamacare Ruling Likely to be Reversed?
Timothy Jost, a professor at Washington and Lee School of Law, discusses the ramifications of a Texas federal judge’s ruling that the Affordable Care Act is unconstitutional.  He talks with Bloomberg’s June Grasso about why he thinks the ruling will be reversed on appeal.
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7 min
December 14, 2018
Environmentalists Ahead in Pipeline Litigation
Brandon Barnes, Bloomberg Intelligence Senior Litigation Analyst, discusses how the shotgun strategy of environmentalists to stop pipelines in courts across the country, is working. He talks with Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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8 min
December 13, 2018
Digital Music Resales Barred by Circuit Court
In a victory for record labels, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit ruled that purchasers of digital music files cannot resell them through a virtual marketplace. Terence Ross, a partner at Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP, discusses the case with Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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9 min
December 11, 2018
Planned Parenthood Scores Victory at High Court
Justice Brett Kavanaugh cast the pivotal vote as the Supreme Court rejected appeals from two states seeking to cut off Medicaid payments to their local Planned Parenthood chapters. Neil Kinkopf, a professor at Georgia State University College of Law, discusses the implications of the justices leaving the lower court opinions in place. He talks to Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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11 min
December 10, 2018
Prosecution Filings Spell Trouble for Trump
Bradley Moss, a partner at Mark Zaid, discusses the prosecution’s sentencing memo in Michael Cohen’s case and the implications for President Trump. He speaks with Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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8 min
December 7, 2018
Election Fraud Scandal in North Carolina
Rick Hasen, a professor at the University of California, Irvine, School of Law, discusses the allegations of election fraud that have left North Carolina’s Ninth Congressional district seat in limbo. He speaks with Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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9 min
December 7, 2018
DOJ Tries to Stop AT&T Deal at Appeals Court
Nicholas Economides, a professor at NYU Stern School of Business, discusses the Justice Department’s uphill climb to convince a federal appeals court to undo AT&T Inc.’s takeover of Time Warner Inc. He speaks with Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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1 min
November 29, 2018
Trump Calls Cohen `Weak’ After Mueller Deal
Brad Moss, a partner at Mark Zaid, discusses Michael Cohen’s plea deal with Special Counsel Robert Mueller, where the former Trump lawyer admitted that he lied to Congress about President Trump’s business plans in Moscow. Plus, Steve Sanders, a professor at Indiana University Maurer School of Law, discusses President Trump’s continued complaints about the ninth circuit court of appeals. They speak with Bloomberg's June Grasso.
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16 min
November 27, 2018
Trump Says Mueller `Ruining Lives’ in Investigation
Robert Mintz, a partner at McCarter & English, discusses president Trump’s recent comments about the Mueller investigation amid new revelations about former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort. Plus, Harold Krent, dean of the Chicago-Kent College of Law, discusses his book “Presidential Powers” and President Trump’s relationship with U.S. courts. They speak with Bloomberg's June Grasso.
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15 min
November 26, 2018
Justices Appear Skeptical in Apple Antitrust Case
Greg Stohr, Bloomberg News Supreme Court reporter, discusses oral arguments in a Supreme Court case that accuses Apple of using its market dominance to artificially inflate prices on the App Store. He speaks with Bloomberg's June Grasso. 
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9 min
November 12, 2018
Recounts Continue in Florida Senate and Governor's Races
Richard Briffault, a professor at Columbia Law School, discusses the automatic recount in Florida's Senate and governor's races, which are drawing complaints from Republicans. President Trump, among others, has voiced concern that Democrats are trying to "steal" the elections from Republican candidates. Plus, Jeffrey Cramer, managing director at the Berkeley Research Group, discusses the future of the Mueller investigation under interim Attorney General Matthew Whitaker, who, according to Bloomberg sources, will not cut the budget for Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into election interference. They speak with Bloomberg's June Grasso.
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15 min
November 1, 2018
Fed Proposes Rule Rollback for All But Biggest Banks
Robert Hockett, a professor at Cornell University Law School, discusses potential Federal Reserve legislation that would ease regulations on all but the biggest banks in America. Plus, Robert Mintz, a partner at McCarter and English, discusses the 44 charges against Robert Bowers, the man currently in custody for killing eleven people and injuring others at a Pittsburgh synagogue over the weekend. They speak with Bloomberg's June Grasso.
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15 min
October 31, 2018
Birthright Citizenship Reverse Faces Tough Legal Odds
Suzanna Sherry, a professor at Vanderbilt University Law School, discusses President Trump's assertion that he can end birthright citizenship in America with an executive order, a claim that is likely to meet stiff resistance in the courts. Plus, Greg Stohr, Bloomberg News Supreme Court reporter, discusses a class action lawsuit against Google, which could make it harder for companies to settle class action lawsuits in the future. They speak with Bloomberg's June Grasso.
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15 min
October 29, 2018
Prosecutors Seek Death Penalty for Pittsburgh Shooter
Brad Moss, a partner at Mark Zaid Plc., discusses the charges against Robert Bowers, the suspect in the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting that left 11 people dead and many more injured. Plus, Bloomberg News Supreme Court reporter Greg Stohr discusses how Brett Kavanaugh’s presence on the court is allowing John Roberts to shift the court to the political right. They speak with Bloomberg's June Grasso.
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16 min
October 25, 2018
Law Enforcement Probes Attempted Mail Bombs
William Banks, a professor at Syracuse Law School, discusses law enforcement efforts after several high-profile democrats, public figures, and the CNN newsroom in New York received apparent explosive devices over the course of several days. Plus, Charles Warren, chair of the environmental practice at Kramer, Levin, Naftalis and Frankel, discusses a lawsuit against Exxon Mobil Corp. brought by New York attorney General Barbara Underwood, who accuses the company of misleading investors regarding the risks that climate change pose to its business. They speak with Bloomberg's June Grasso.
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15 min
October 23, 2018
Court Stops Wilbur Ross Deposition Over 2020 Census
Greg Stohr, Bloomberg News Supreme Court reporter, discusses why the Supreme Court has blocked the deposition of Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in a series of politically charged lawsuits concerning a citizenship question on the 2020 census. Plus, Julie Park, professor at the University of Maryland College of Education and author of "Race on Campus," discusses the ongoing lawsuit against Harvard, alleging the Ivy League institution is racially biased in its admissions practices. They speak with Bloomberg's June Grasso.
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14 min
October 22, 2018
Sessions Blames Court Losses on `Judicial Activism'
Charles Gardener Geyh, a professor at Indiana University Maurer School of Law, discusses Attorney General Jeff Sessions's claims that a recent string of court losses for the Trump Administration have been due to "judicial activism" by U.S. judges. Plus, Brad Moss, a partner at Mark Zaid Plc., discusses why the U.S. charged a Russian woman with conspiring to interfere in both the 2016 and 2018 elections, marking the first criminal charges related to next month’s congressional midterm vote. They speak with Bloomberg's June Grasso.
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14 min
October 18, 2018
Trump Looks to Supreme Court for New DACA Action
Leon Fresco, partner at Holland and Knight and former Deputy Assistant Attorney General for the Office of Immigration Litigation at the U.S. Department of Justice Civil Division, discusses growing impatience in the Trump administration for a 9th circuit ruling on whether it can scrap legal protections for thousands of DACA recipients. Plus, Lananh Nguyen, Bloomberg News foreign exchange reporter, discusses the trial for several British bankers who are charged with rigging the $5.1 trillion-a-day currency market. They speak with Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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15 min
October 17, 2018
Mueller Said to Report Some Findings in Russia Probe
Kevin Whitelaw, Bloomberg News deputy managing editor, discusses new findings from Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election. According to Bloomberg sources, Mueller is expected to issue finding on core aspects of the probe soon after the November elections. Plus, Steve Sanders, a professor at Indiana University Maurer School of Law, discusses recent comments by Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts, where he stressed the importance of judicial independence. They speak with Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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15 min
October 16, 2018
Affirmative Action Not on Trial in Harvard Case
Elise Boddie, professor at Rutgers University Law School and Founder & Executive Director of The Inclusion Project, discusses the discrimination suit against Harvard University's admission practices, where a group called Students for Fair Admissions is accusing the institution of discriminating against Asian-American applicants. However, in the first day of the trail, the students' lawyer, Adam Mortara, said that affirmative action was not on trial, but rather that whites, as well as African-American and Latino applicants, have an unfair advantage over Asian-American applicants. Plus, William Banks, a professor at Syracuse University Law School, discusses the latest progress in the Mueller Probe, and how the probe, which began in the spring of 2017, could impact the midterm elections. They speak with Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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16 min
October 15, 2018
Trump Proposes New Rules for Protesting in Capital
Howard Schweber, a professor at the University of Wisconsin School of Law, discusses a proposal by the Trump administration, which seeks to restrict protests by blocking demonstrations along the north sidewalk of the White House and making it easier for police to shut them down. The proposal, which originated from the National Park Service, could also open to door to charging protestors for the cost of putting up barricades or re-seeding grass. Plus, Adam Smith, a partner at Gibson Dunn, discusses the potential for new U.S. sanctions against Saudi Arabia in the wake of the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Istanbul. They speak with Bloomberg's June Grasso.
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16 min
October 11, 2018
CVS Looks to Remake Healthcare After Merger Approval
Nick Economides, a professor at NYU Stern School of Business, discusses the newly-approved deal between CVS and Aetna, which promises to remake the healthcare sector in America. He speaks with Bloomberg's June Grasso on Bloomberg Radio's "Politics, Policy, Power and Law." Plus, William Banks, a professor at Syracuse University Law School, discusses Wednesday Senate testimony by FBI director Christopher Wray, who named China as the number one threat to the U.S. They speak with Bloomberg’s June Grasso and Amy Morris.
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14 min
October 9, 2018
Kavanaugh Hears First Oral Arguments on Supreme Court
Greg Stohr, Bloomberg News Supreme Court reporter, discusses Brett Kavanaugh’s first day as a Supreme Court Justice, where he heard oral arguments in two cases involving the U.S. Armed Career Criminal Act. Plus, Alberto Gonzales, former U.S attorney general, former White House counsel, and dean of the Belmont University School of Law, discusses the expected departure of President Trump’s White House counsel, Don McGahn, now that Brett Kavanaugh has been confirmed as a Supreme Court justice. They speak with Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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14 min
October 8, 2018
Kavanaugh Confirmation Enlivens Both Parties
Anna Edgerton, Bloomberg News congressional reporter, discusses how the confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court could change the results of the midterm elections in November. Plus, Georgia State University law professor Neil Kinkopf offers his views the politicization of the confirmation process and what the Senate can do differently in the future. And Case Western Reserve University law professor Jonathan Adler discusses how Kavanaugh will shape the nation’s highest court for years to come. They speak with Bloomberg’s June Grasso and Bob Moon.
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22 min
October 5, 2018
Senate Votes to Advance Kavanaugh for Final Vote
Greg Stohr and Mike Dorning from Bloomberg News, along with Georgia State University Law professor Neil Kinkopf, discuss the upcoming Senate confirmation vote for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. On Friday, the Senate republicans voted to end debate on Kavanaugh, setting up a final full Senate vote that could come as early as Saturday. They speak with Bloomberg's Kevin Cirilli and Craig Gordon.
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22 min
October 1, 2018
Trump Advocates `Very Comprehensive’ Kavanaugh Probe
William Banks, professor at Syracuse University Law School, discusses President Trump’s Monday comments, where he supported a “very comprehensive” investigation into sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Plus, Bloomberg News Supreme Court reporter Greg Stohr, discusses the start of the Supreme Court’s fall term and how Kavanaugh’s confirmation is impacting the high court. They speak with Bloomberg’s Peter Barnes and Amy Morris.
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15 min
September 28, 2018
Judiciary Committee to Vote on Kavanaugh Nomination
Justin Sink, Bloomberg News White House reporter, discusses the Senate Judiciary Committee vote for Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the Supreme Court. Kavanaugh spoke before the panel on Thursday to respond to allegations of sexual assault brought by Christine Blasey Ford, who says he carried out the assault while they were both high school students in 1982. Plus, Georgia State University law professor Neil Kinkopf discusses the Thursday hearings in the Senate Judiciary Committee, where both Kavanaugh and Ford gave emotional testimonies during a long day of questioning. They speak with Bloomberg’s Peter Barnes and Amy Morris.
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14 min
September 26, 2018
Third Kavanaugh Accuser Comes Forward Before Hearing
Greg Stohr, Bloomberg News Supreme Court reporter, and University of Pittsburgh law professor Arthur Hellman discuss new statements and written testimony from Brett Kavanaugh and the White House in advance of the Thursday Senate Judiciary Committee hearing featuring Kavanaugh and the first woman to accuse him of sexual misconduct, Christine Blasey Ford. On Wednesday, lawyer Michael Avenatti came forward with a new accuser, who says that the appeals court judge took part in efforts to intoxicate girls in high school with the objective of having sex with the. They speak with Bloomberg’s June Grasso, Amy Morris, and Peter Barnes.
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15 min
September 25, 2018
Kavanaugh Says He’s `Not Going Anywhere’
Neil Kinkopf, a professor at Georgia State University College of Law, discusses Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation to the Supreme Court, which remains in question as two women accuse him of sexual misconduct during his time in college and high school. Senate Republican leaders say they are still planning to vote on Kavanaugh by the end of the week. Plus, Jimmy Gurule, a professor at Notre Dame Law School, discusses Rod Rosenstein’s future as deputy attorney general after Monday reports that he had tendered his verbal resignation to the White House. They speak with Bloomberg's June Grasso.
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16 min
September 24, 2018
Rosenstein, Trump Set Thursday Meeting at White House
William Banks, a professor at Syracuse University Law School, discusses Rod Rosenstein’s future in the Justice Department after Monday reports that he offered his verbal resignation to the White House. Plus, Steve Sanders, a professor at Indiana University Maurer School of Law, discusses Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court confirmation, which is in further doubt on Monday after a second woman accused the appeals court judge of sexual misconduct. They speak with Bloomberg's June Grasso.
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13 min
September 21, 2018
With or Without Kavanaugh, Court Prepares for Big Term
Kimberly Strawbridge Robinson, Bloomberg Law Supreme Court reporter, discusses the upcoming Supreme Court term, which is set to begin on October 1st, and whether or not Brett Kavanaugh will be on the Court at the beginning of the term. Plus, Joel Mitnick, partner at Cadwalader, discusses the second round of FTC meetings aimed at exploring an overhaul of U.S. antitrust rules as big tech companies reinvent the way American businesses function. The hearing comes just one day after the federal government submitted a fresh attack on the AT&T-Time Warner merger. They speak with Bloomberg's June Grasso.
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15 min
September 20, 2018
Trump Pipeline Efforts Likely to Face Future Delays
Brandon Barnes, senior litigation analyst for Bloomberg Intelligence, discusses further delays for President Trump's pipeline programs, which continue to face lawsuits from states and environmental groups across the country. He speaks with Bloomberg's June Grasso.
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9 min
September 19, 2018
Trump Says He Wants to Hear From Kavanagh Accuser
Greg Stohr, Bloomberg News Supreme Court reporter, discusses President Trump’s latest comments relating to Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, telling reporters that it would be “unfortunate” if the woman accusing Kavanaugh of sexual assault did not testify before a Senate committee on Monday. Plus, Robert Hockett, a professor at Cornell University Law School, discusses a new criminal probe into Tesla over Elon Musk’s now-infamous August tweet about taking the electric carmaker private. They speak with Bloomberg's June Grasso.
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16 min
September 18, 2018
Apple-Qualcomm Feud Back in Court in Royalty Fight
Matt Larson, Bloomberg intelligence litigation analyst, discusses the court fight between Qualcomm and Apple, which continues this week in the U.S. International Trade Commission, where the chip-maker is trying to stop Apple devices from being sold in the U.S. Plus,Jonathan Adler, professor at Case Western Reserve University School of Law and Director of the Center for Business Law & Regulation, discusses President Trump’s continued support for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, who will face a Monday Senate hearing to answer questions about new allegations of sexual assault.They speak with Bloomberg's June Grasso.
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12 min
September 17, 2018
Kavanaugh Confirmation in Doubt After New Allegations
Steve Sanders, a professor at The Indiana University Maurer School of Law , discusses allegations of sexual assault against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavnaugh, whose confirmation is now in trouble after all of the Democrats and some Republicans on the Senate Judiciary Committee asked to delay a Thursday confirmation vote. Plus, Robert Mintz, a partner at McCarter and English, discusses former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort’s guilty plea, and what it means for Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election. They speak with Bloomberg's June Grasso.
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15 min
September 14, 2018
Ken Starr on `Contempt’ and Mueller Investigation (Radio)
Former independent counsel Ken Starr discusses his new book, "Contempt: A Memoir of the Clinton Investigation" and how his experiences in the Clinton investigation apply to the present political situation. Plus, Brad Moss, a partner at Mark Zaid Plc., discusses Paul Manafort's decision to plead guilty to bank and tax fraud allegations brought by special counsel Robert Mueller. She speaks with Bloomberg's June Grasso.
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13 min
September 13, 2018
Trump Takes Aim at Obama-Era Methane Rules
Richard Revesz, a professor at NYU Law School and director of the Institute for Policy Integrity, discusses why the Trump administration is proposing to relax Obama-era rules that were meant to block rogue methane leaks from oil and gas wells. Plus, David McLaughlin, Bloomberg News legal reporter, discusses a Thursday FTC hearing, where U.S. antitrust enforcers are exploring whether rising industry concentrating in the tech sector is hurting the ability of American companies to be competitive abroad. She speaks with Bloomberg's June Grasso.
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16 min
September 12, 2018
Low-Key Lawyer Takes Charge in Trump-Mueller Relations
Shannon Pettypiece, Bloomberg News White House reporter, discusses the role of Jane Raskin in President Trump's legal defense. While lead lawyer Rudy Giuliani has become the public figurehead for President Trump in the Mueller investigation, but Raskin has become the lead negotiator in talks between President Trump's team and Robert Mueller's team. She speaks with Bloomberg's June Grasso.
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8 min
September 11, 2018
Google Continues Fight Against `Right to be Forgotten'
Iain Wilson, managing partner at Brett Wilson, discusses why Google is continuing its court fight over the European Union's "right to be forgotten" rules, which forces the search engine to remove links to information about a person on request if it’s outdated or irrelevant. Plus, Erik Larson, Bloomberg News legal reporter, discusses why President Trump might not be able to just walk away from a $130,000 hush money deal that was paid to adult film star Stormy Daniels to stay quiet about a 2006 sexual encounter she says she had with Trump. They speak with Bloomberg's June Grasso.
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16 min
September 7, 2018
Trump Says He is Open to Mueller Interview
William Banks, a professor at Syracuse University Law School, discusses President Trump’s Friday comments aboard Air Force One, where he said that he would be open to an interview with special counsel Robert Mueller “under the right conditions.” Plus, Bloomberg News Supreme Court reporter Greg Stohr discusses the final day of confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. They speak with Bloomberg's June Grasso.
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15 min
September 6, 2018
White House Sides with Texas in Obamacare Lawsuit
Timothy Jost, a professor at Washington and Lee School of Law, discusses why the Trump administration is siding with the state of Texas in a challenge to key parts of the Affordable Care Act. The administration took the unusual step of siding with a state against a federal government policy as President Trump continues efforts to dismantle Obamacare. Plus, Steve Sanders, a professor at the University of Indiana Maurer School of Law, discusses Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's second day of questioning before the Senate Judiciary Committee. They speak with Bloomberg's June Grasso.
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16 min
September 5, 2018
Kavanaugh Faces Questions on Guns, Subpoenas, in Senate
Neil Kinkopf, a professor at Georgia State University College of Law, discusses the second day of Brett Kavanaugh’s Senate confirmation hearings. Plus, Justin Reed Walker, a professor at the University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law and former clerk for Judge Brett Kavanaugh and Justice Anthony Kennedy, discusses Kavanaugh’s answers to Senate questioning and his experiences clerking for him. They speak with Bloomberg's June Grasso.
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13 min
September 4, 2018
Kavanaugh Faces Senate Protests in Day one of Hearings
Justin Driver, professor at the University of Chicago Law School and author of "The Schoolhouse Gate: Public Education, the Supreme Court, and the Battle for the American Mind," discusses the first day of Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court confirmation hearings in the Senate Judiciary Committee. Plus, Bloomberg News Supreme Court reporter Greg Stohr discusses how Democrats tried to delay or derail the Kavanaugh hearings before they began. They speak with Bloomberg's June Grasso.
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16 min
August 29, 2018
Three Courts Debate Census Citizenship Question
Kimberly Strawbridge Robinson, Supreme Court reporter for Bloomberg Law, discusses whether several U.S. courts will allow the Trump administration to go forward with plans to put a question about citizenship on the 2020 census. Plus, Robert Mintz, a partner at McCarter and English, discusses whether prosecutors will decide to retry Paul Manafort on the ten counts against him where a Virginia jury failed to return any verdict. They speak with Bloomberg's June Grasso.
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16 min
August 28, 2018
Manafort’s Washington Trial Pushed Back
Brad Moss, a partner at Mark Zaid Plc., discusses why the judge overseeing Paul Manafort’s Washington D.C. money-laundering trial has agreed to push back the start date for the trial until September 24th. Plus, Barry McDonald, a professor at Pepperdine University Law School, discusses why a U.S. judge has extended a ban on publishing blueprints for 3-D printed guns online, a victory for gun-control advocates and several states that sued to prevent the plans from being posted. They speak with Bloomberg's June Grasso. 
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16 min
August 27, 2018
Musk Keeps Tesla Public, But Doesn’t End Drama
Peter Henning, a professor at Wayne State University Law School, discusses the continuing legal woes for Tesla CEO Elon Musk, who said he was considering taking the electric car-maker private earlier in August, drawing regulatory scrutiny from U.S. authorities. Plus, Former federal prosecutor Elie Honig, special counsel at Lowenstein Sandler, discusses President Trump’s latest attacks on attorney general Jeff Sessions, who he has frequently criticized for recusing himself in the Mueller investigation. They speak with Bloomberg's June Grasso.
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16 min
August 23, 2018
Trump Says Campaign Finance Violations are Common
Ken Doyle, senior editor for money and politics at Bloomberg Government, discusses President Trump’s recent comments on Fox News, where he said that almost anyone who runs for office in the United States has campaign finance violations. Plus, a look at the recent guilty plea by former Trump personal lawyer Michael Cohen. Plus, Charles Franklin, professor of law and public policy and director of the Marquette Law School Poll, discusses the latest data on the Wisconsin midterm elections, where Democratic incumbent Tammy Baldwin is maintaining a slim lead over Republican challenger Leah Vukmir. They speak with Bloomberg's Peter Barnes and June Grasso.
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16 min
August 22, 2018
Cohen Has `Knowledge’ of Russia Conspiracy, Lawyer Says
Kevin Whitelaw, Bloomberg News deputy managing editor, discusses the Tuesday legal setbacks for President Trump after his former lawyer pled guilty to illegal campaign finance charges and his former campaign chairman became a convicted felon. Brad Moss, a partner at Mark Zaid Plc., offers his thoughts on speculation that President Trump will pardon Paul Manafort, who was convicted on several counts of bank and tax fraud on Tuesday. Plus, former federal prosecutor Robert Mintz, a partner at McCarter and English, discusses comments by Michael Cohen’s lawyer Lanny Davis, who says that Cohen has knowledge of a Russian conspiracy to interfere in U.S. elections and is willing to share his knowledge with authorities. They speak with Bloomberg's Peter Barnes and June Grasso.
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21 min
August 21, 2018
California AG Becerra on Opposition to Trump
Xavier Becerra, Attorney General for the state of California, discusses the state's many legal challenges to President Trump's policies, focusing on immigration and climate issues. Plus, Former federal prosecutor Seth Waxman discusses the latest updates in the bank and tax fraud trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, where the jury has sent a note to Judge T.S. Ellis III saying they're deadlocked on at least one of the 18 counts against Manafort. They speak with Bloomberg's Peter Barnes and June Grasso.
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13 min
August 20, 2018
Giuliani `Truth' Comments Put Trump Interview in Doubt
William Banks, a professor at Syracuse University Law School, discusses recent comments by President Trump's lead attorney, Rudy Giuliani, who is casting new doubt on an interview between the President and special counsel Robert Mueller. Plus, Kevin Whitelaw, Bloomberg News deputy managing editor, discusses the bank and tax fraud trial of Paul Manafort, which is now in its third day as jurors deliberate on the eighteen counts being brought against President Trump's former campaign chairman. They speak with Bloomberg's Peter Barnes and June Grasso. 
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15 min
August 17, 2018
Trump Asks SEC to Review Quarterly Earnings Reports
Peggy Collins, Bloomberg News U.S. investing team leader, discusses President Trump’s Friday tweet, where he said that he’s asked the SEC to investigate a switch from quarterly earnings from U.S. companies to reporting results every six months. Plus, Richard Ausness, a professor at the University Of Kentucky School Of Law, discusses President Trump’s Thursday request for Attorney General Jeff Sessions to initiate a federal lawsuit against opioid makers for their role in the historic opioid crisis in America. They speak with Bloomberg's June Grasso.
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13 min
August 16, 2018
Musk Faces Regulatory Scrutiny in Tesla Private Story
John Coffee, a professor at Columbia Law School, discusses the regulatory scrutiny that could meet Tesla CEO Elon Musk as he explores taking Tesla private. Plus, Jimmy Gurule, a professor at Notre Dame Law School, discusses the trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, where a jury is currently deliberating on eighteen charges of bank and tax fraud against Manafort. They speak with Bloomberg's June Grasso.
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14 min
August 15, 2018
Jurors Hear Closing Arguments in Manafort Trial
Elie Honig, special counsel at Lowenstein Sandler, discusses the bank and tax fraud trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, where jurors heard closing arguments summarizing the dramatic testimony that they heard over the past 2 weeks. Plus, Pat McGinley, a professor at West Virginia University College of Law, discusses why the West Virginia House of Delegates voted to impeach all of the sitting justices on the state’s highest court, leaving Republican Governor Jim Justice to appoint replacement justices. They speak with Bloomberg's June Grasso.
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14 min
August 14, 2018
Defense for Paul Manafort Rests Without Witnesses
Brad Moss, a partner at Mark Zaid Plc., discusses the firing of veteran FBI agent Peter Strzok, and the latest in the trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort after his defense rested without calling any witnesses. Plus, Matt Robinson, Bloomberg News financial regulation reporter, discusses why Tesla founder and CEO Elon Musk is facing SEC scrutiny over his tweet that he’s considering taking the company private. They speak with Bloomberg's June Grasso. 
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15 min
August 8, 2018
Rep. Collins Charged with Insider Trading in New York
Peter Henning, a professor at Wayne State University Law School, discusses insider trading charges against New York congressman Christopher Collins in what is believed to be the first insider trading case against a sitting congressman. Plus, Robert Mintz, a partner at McCarter and English, discusses the latest updates in the trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, where Manafort’s former deputy testified that he was complicit in hiding money from the U.S. government, and that he himself stole from his former boss. They speak with Bloomberg's June Grasso. 
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16 min
August 7, 2018
Gates Turns Against Manafort on Second Day of Trial
Jeffrey Cramer, managing director of the Berkeley Research Group, discusses the latest in the tax and bank fraud trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, where former deputy Rick Gates testified that he helped Manafort break the law. Plus, Nicholas Economides, a professor at NYU Stern School of Business, discusses why the Trump administration is appealing a judge’s earlier decision to allow the $85 billion combination of AT&T and Time Warner. They speak with Bloomberg's June Grasso.
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13 min
August 6, 2018
Judge Calls Immigration Efforts `Unacceptable'
David Bier, immigration policy analyst at the Cato Institute, discusses why the federal judge presiding over the reunification of migrant children with their families is calling the government's efforts "unacceptable" and instructing the Trump administration to appoint a person or team of people to create a procedure to return kids to their parents. Plus, Timothy Jost, a professor at Washington and Lee University School of Law, discusses a new lawsuit brought against the Trump administration by a group of U.S. cities, that argue that the Trump administration is killing the Affordable Care Act and driving up healthcare prices. They speak with Bloomberg's June Grasso.
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16 min
August 3, 2018
Manafort Accountant Denies Gates Deception Theory
Brad Moss, a partner at Mark Zaid Plc., discusses the latest updates in the bank and tax fraud trial of Paul Manafort, where the accountant for President Trump’s former campaign chairman contradicted claims that Manafort’s former right-hand man went behind his back to hide his foreign assets. They speak with Bloomberg's June Grasso and Peter Barnes. Plus, Jennifer Dlouhy, Bloomberg News energy and environmental regulation reporter, discusses efforts by the Trump administration to undo President Obama’s auto-mileage rules by suspending required increases in vehicle fuel economy after 2020.
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15 min
August 2, 2018
Trump and Muller Teams Nearing Terms for Interview
Kevin Whitelaw, Bloomberg News deputy managing editor, discusses reports that President Trump’s legal team is nearing an agreement with special counsel Robert Mueller’s team over an interview between Trump and Mueller. Plus, Zachary Tracer, Bloomberg News healthcare reporter, discusses why the Trump administration is embracing shot-term health plans, as the White House tries to expand alternatives to the Affordable Care Act. The plans have a history of consumer complaints and were originally indented for people who are in between jobs. They speak with Bloomberg's June Grasso and Peter Barnes.
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14 min
August 1, 2018
Manafort Trial Enters Second Day Amid Trump Tweets
Former federal prosecutor and Lowenstein Sandler special counsel Elie Honig discusses the second day of the Paul Manafort trial, which has been overshadowed by tweets from President Trump, comparing Paul Manafort’s legal situation to that of notorious gangster Al Capone. Plus, Jennifer Dlouhy, Bloomberg News energy and environmental regulation reporter, discusses acting EPA chief Andrew Wheeler’s first congressional testimony, where he showed lawmakers that he was continuing former director Scott Pruitt’s agenda, but without his headline-grabbing methods. They speak with Bloomberg's June Grasso and Peter Barnes.
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16 min
July 31, 2018
New SEC Crypto Chief Faces Tough Challenge
Benjamin Bain, Bloomberg News financial regulation reporter, discusses Valerie Szczepanik’s new role at the SEC, where she is now the top official overseeing the cryptocurrency industry. Plus, Robert Hockett, a professor at Cornell Law School, discusses why prosecutors have decided not to try former Jeffries Group managing director Jesse Litvak again after an appeals court freed him from a prison sentence. They speak with Bloomberg's June Grasso and Peter Barnes.
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15 min
July 30, 2018
Manafort Trial Set to Begin in Virginia
Robert Mintz, a partner at McCarter and English, discusses what to expect from former Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort’s financial crimes trial, which is set to begin on Tuesday. Plus, Debra Katz, founding partner at Katz, Marshall & Banks, discusses sexual harassment accusations against CBS CEO Leslie Moonves, and what the company’s board will decide about Moonves’ future when they meet on Monday. She speaks with Bloomberg's June Grasso and Greg Stohr.
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13 min
July 27, 2018
Trump Continues to Deny Knowledge of Russia Meeting
Elie Honig, special counsel at Lowenstein Sandler and a former federal prosecutor, discusses President Trump’s repeated denials that he knew about Donald Trump Jr’s 2016 meeting with Russians who were offering damaging information about Hillary Clinton. Andrew Harris and Jared Hopkins from Bloomberg News discuss how lawyers are set to benefit from a massive windfall if their suits against opioid producers are successful. They speak with Bloomberg's June Grasso.
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16 min
July 27, 2018
House Republicans Move to Impeach Deputy AG Rosenstein
Jeffrey Cramer, managing director of the Berkley Research Group, discusses Republican efforts to impeach Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, a move that is opposed by House Speaker Paul Ryan. Plus, Bloomberg News contributor Nick Leiber discusses the thousands of lawyers, interpreters, and other professionals who are offering their expertise to fight Trump administration policies at no charge. They speak with Bloomberg's June Grasso and Peter Barnes.
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15 min
July 25, 2018
ACLU Points Blame at Administration on Eve of Deadline
Kevin Appleby, Senior Director of International Migration Policy at the Center for Migration Studies, discusses the Thursday deadline facing the Trump administration to reunify families and children under five. Plus, Jennifer Daskal, professor at the American University Washington College of Law and senior associate at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, discusses a new report out on Wednesday, which she co-authored, which details the rise in digital evidence requests from the federal government to technology companies. They speak with Bloomberg's June Grasso.
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15 min
July 24, 2018
Manafort Trial Delayed as Jury Selection Begins
Robert Mintz, a partner at McCarter and English, discusses the delay in the start of Paul Manafort’s bank and tax fraud trial after defense lawyers for President Trump’s former campaign chairman said they didn’t have enough time to review documents that they had received from prosecutors. Plus, Thomas Russell, a professor at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law, discusses why MGM is suing the victims of last year’s mass shooting in Las Vegas in an effort to block any potential compensation claims against the hotel chain. They speak with Bloomberg's June Grasso. 
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16 min
July 19, 2018
CFPB Nominee Kraninger Faces Senate Confirmation
Evan Weinberger, a reporter for Bloomberg Law, discusses President Trump’s nominee to run the CFPB, Kathy Kraninger, who faced a Senate confirmation hearing on Thursday as an almost completely unknown public servant. Plus, Lawrence Zelenak, a tax professor at Duke Law School, discusses why four states in the Northeastern United States are suing the Trump administration for unfair bias in the state and local tax deductions laid out in the GOP tax plan, which went into law in late 2017. They speak with Bloomberg's June Grasso and Peter Barnes.
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14 min
July 17, 2018
Judge Orders a Halt to Migrant Deportations
Rick Su, a professor at the University at Buffalo Law School, discusses why U.S. District Judge Dana Sabraw ordered a temporary halt to deportations of families that had been separated at the U.S.-Mexico border. Plus, Matthew Schettenhelm, Bloomberg Intelligence litigation analyst, discusses why the FCC struck down Sinclair’s plan to divest some assets as it tries to acquire Tribune Media in a nearly $4 billion deal. They speak with Bloomberg's June Grasso.
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16 min
July 17, 2018
Judge Orders a Halt to Migrant Deportations
Rick Su, a professor at the University at Buffalo Law School, discusses why U.S. District Judge Dana Sabraw ordered a temporary halt to deportations of families that had been separated at the U.S.-Mexico border. Plus, Matthew Schettenhelm, Bloomberg Intelligence litigation analyst, discusses why the FCC struck down Sinclair’s plan to divest some assets as it tries to acquire Tribune Media in a nearly $4 billion deal. They speak with Bloomberg's June Grasso.
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16 min
July 16, 2018
New Mueller Charges Hang Over Trump-Putin Meeting
Jimmy Gurule, a professor at Notre Dame Law School, discusses Vladimir Putin’s reaction to new charges filed against 12 Russian officials by special counsel Robert Mueller for interfering in the 2016 presidential election. Plus, Clenora Hudson Weems, Professor at the University of Missouri-Columbia and author of " Emmett Till: The Sacrificial Lamb Of The Civil Rights Movement," discusses the news that the Justice Department has reopened its investigation into the brutal 1955 murder of Emmett Till, which it had previously closed in 2007. They speak with Bloomberg's June Grasso.
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14 min
July 13, 2018
Rosenstein Announces Charges for 12 Russian Officials
Former federal prosecutor Elie Honig discusses deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein’s Friday announcement of indictments for 12 Russian officials for hacking offenses related to the 2016 presidential election. Plus, Corey Brettschneider, a political science professor at Brown University, discusses how Rand Paul’s views on privacy and the Fourth Amendment could have an outsized impact on Brett Kavanaugh's chances of replacing Anthony Kennedy on the Supreme Court. They speak with Bloomberg's June Grasso.
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15 min
July 12, 2018
Strzok Threatened with Contempt Citation in Hearing
William Banks, a professor at Syracuse University Law School, discusses embattled FBI agent Peter Strzok’s Thursday testimony before a joint hearing of the House Judiciary and Government Oversight Panels, where Republican lawmakers threatened to cite Strzok for contempt of Congress after he denied that his anti-Trump tweets showed that bias tainted the bureau’s Russia investigation. Plus, Christopher Kang, former deputy counsel to President Obama and chief counsel of Demand Justice, discusses his organization’s opposition of Brett Kavanagh to replace Anthony Kennedy on the Supreme Court. They speak with Bloomberg's June Grasso.
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16 min
July 11, 2018
Kavanaugh Data Excavation Begins Ahead of Confirmations
William Buzbee, a professor at Georgetown University Law Center, discusses the paper trail that has been left by Judge Brett Kavanaugh, who is currently nominated to replace Anthony Kennedy on the Supreme Court. Before his confirmation hearings, lawmakers and journalists alike are combing through Kavanaugh’s past opinions for some indication of how he might rule as a Supreme Court justice. Plus, David Bier, an immigration policy analyst at the Cato Institute, discusses the next steps for the Trump administration after officials failed to reunite all children under five who had been separated from their parents. They speak with Bloomberg's June Grasso.
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16 min
July 10, 2018
Brett Kavanaugh Prepares for Contentious Confirmation
Miguel Estrada, partner at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, and Harold Kent, dean of Chicago-Kent College of Law, discuss President Trump's selection of Brett Kavanaugh to replace Anthony Kennedy on the Supreme Court and what can be expected from his confirmation hearing. They speak with Bloomberg's June Grasso.
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15 min
July 9, 2018
President Trump Prepares to Nominate Another Justice (Audio)
Bloomberg’s June Grasso speaks with Cornell University Law School professor Michael Dorf, a professor at Cornell University Law School, who also clerked for Supreme Court justice Anthony Kennedy, and Christine Chabot, Distinguished Scholar in Residence at Loyola University Chicago School of Law, about who President Trump will select to replace Anthony Kennedy on the Supreme Court.
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16 min
June 28, 2018
Trump Continues to Reshape Court with Kennedy Departure
Michael Dorf, a professor at Cornell University Law School and former clerk for Supreme Court justice Anthony Kennedy, discusses Kennedy’s retirement and what President Trump’s second Supreme Court pick could do to move the nation’s highest court further to the right. Plus, Mark Janus, the plaintiff in the Supreme Court case Janus v. AFSCME, discusses his Wednesday victory after the court ruled that government employees should not be required to pay mandatory union fees. They speak with Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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15 min
June 27, 2018
Mandatory Union Fees Struck Down at Supreme Court
Greg Stohr, Bloomberg News Supreme Court reporter, discusses the last decision from the Supreme Court’s session, where the justices said government employees have a constitutional right not to pay union fees in a ruling that deals a harsh blow to the labor movement. Plus, Lori Nessel, director of the center for social justice at Seton hall University School of Law, discusses a decision by a federal judge in San Diego to set a deadline for the Trump administration to reunite children and parents separated at the border in thirty days or less. They speak with Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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15 min
June 26, 2018
Mueller Begins Looking into Collusion
Jimmy Gurule, a professor at Notre Dame Law School, discusses the evolution of Robert Mueller's investigation into interference in the 2016 election. Plus, Bloomberg News Supreme Court reporter Greg Stohr discusses a Supreme Court verdict, which decided that President Trump's travel ban is legal, redefining the scope of presidential powers in the United States. They speak with Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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14 min
June 25, 2018
Trump Demands End to Due Process for Illegal Immigrants
Rick Su, Professor at the University at Buffalo School of Law, discusses the Trump administration’s announcement of a series of steps to reunite separated families at the southern border, which came days before Trump said that people who enter the U.S. illegally should be deported immediately without court hearings or other judicial processes. Plus, Greg Stohr, Bloomberg News Supreme Court reporter, discusses the Supreme Court’s Monday decision to throw out a government lawsuit that accused American Express of shutting out competition by banning stores from steering customers toward credit cards with lower fees. They speak with Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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15 min
June 22, 2018
Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Mobile Phone Privacy
Greg Stohr, Bloomberg News Supreme Court reporter, discusses the Supreme Court’s Friday decision to bolster digital privacy rights by requiring law enforcement officials to obtain a warrant for mobile phone tower records showing someone’s location. Plus, Robert Hockett, a professor at Cornell University Law School, discusses the results of the 2018 bank stress tests, which showed that every bank exceeded the Federal Reserve’s minimum capital demands.He speaks with Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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15 min
June 21, 2018
Supreme Court Rules on Online Sales Tax Rules
Greg Stohr, Bloomberg News Supreme Court reporter, discusses the Supreme Court’s decision to allow state and local governments to start collecting billions of dollars in sales taxes from internet retailers that don’t currently charge tax to customers. He speaks with Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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9 min
June 20, 2018
Trump to Sign Executive Order on Immigration Practices
David Bier, an immigration policy analyst at the Cato Institute, discusses President Trump's latest statements on an immigration issue that has consumed U.S. national politics. On Wednesday, President Trump said he would sign an executive order that will put an end to the separation of migrant families on the U.S. Mexico border. Plus, Jimmy Gurule, professor at Notre Dame Law School, discusses Congressional testimony by FBI director Christopher Wray and Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz, where the two men answered roughly 5 hours of questioning about the FBI’s handling of the Hillary Clinton email investigation. They speak with Bloomberg’s Peter Barnes and June Grasso.
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14 min
June 18, 2018
Court Avoids Major Ruling on Partisan Gerrymandering
Greg Stohr, Bloomberg News Supreme Court reporter, discusses the day's news from the Supreme Court after the nine justices cast doubt on the ability of voters to challenge statewide congressional maps for being overly partisan, siding with Republicans in a fight over GOP-friendly voting lines for the Wisconsin Assembly. Plus, University of Utah professor Christopher Peterson discusses President Trump's pick to lead the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, a relatively unknown OMB official who would take over from acting director Mick Mulvaney. They speak with Bloomberg’s Peter Barnes and June Grasso.
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11 min
June 13, 2018
Judge Allows AT&T’s $85 Billion Time Warner Purchase
Mary Ann Halford, Global media and entertainment strategist at OC&C Strategy Consulting, discusses district judge Richard Leon’s Tuesday decision to allow AT&T’s $85 billion acquisition of Time Warner, despite an antitrust challenge from the Justice department. Plus, Jesse Westbrook, Bloomberg News financial regulation editor, discusses reports that California Republican Congressman Darrel Issa could become the permanent director of the CFPB, replacing interim director Mick Mulvaney, who is also in charge of the Office of Management and Budget. They speak with Bloomberg’s Peter Barnes and June Grasso.
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14 min
June 11, 2018
FCC Commissioner Carr on Net Neutrality Milestone
FCC Commissioner Brendan Carr discusses the official rollback of the Obama-Era net neutrality rules, which barred broadband providers from slowing or blocking internet traffic. Plus, Greg Stohr, Bloomberg News Supreme Court reporter, discusses the court’s Monday decision to allow states to purge their voting databases of people who have not cast ballots recently. They speak with Bloomberg’s June Grasso and Peter Barnes.
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14 min
June 8, 2018
Larry Tribe on the Power of Presidential Impeachment
Harvard Law School professor Larry Tribe discusses his new book, “To End a Presidency: The Power of Impeachment,” which explores when, if ever, U.S. Presidents should be impeached. Plus, William Banks, a professor at Syracuse Law School professor, discusses the latest updates in special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election. They speak with Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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16 min
June 7, 2018
Voters Recall U.S. Judge for First Time Since 1977
Joshua Spivak, Senior Fellow at the Hugh L. Carey Institute for Government Reform at Wagner College and founder of the "Recall Elections Blog," discusses a decision by California voters to recall Judge Aaron Persky, who handed down what many saw as a lenient sentence for convicted rapist Brock Turner. Plus, Howard Erichson, a professor at Fordham Law School, discusses the latest lawsuit facing Johnson and Johnson over claims that the company knowingly sold cancer-causing talcum powder products. They speak with Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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16 min
June 6, 2018
Delaware Wins the Race for State Sports Betting
Daniel Wallach, a shareholder at Becker Law, discusses how Delaware beat out New Jersey and several other states to become the first U.S. state to legalize single sport gambling. The wave of legalization comes after a landmark Supreme Court ruling legalized single sport gambling across the United States. He speaks with Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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9 min
June 5, 2018
Mueller Accused Manafort of Tampering with Witnesses
Brad Moss, a partner at Mark Zaid Plc., discusses special counsel Robert Mueller’s accusations against former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort for threatening witnesses. Plus, Shubha Ghosh, director the Syracuse University Intellectual Property law Institute, discusses Allergan’s efforts to transfer the patent for the blockbuster dry-eye drug Restasis to a Native American tribe in a case that could forever change how the U.S. government reviews patents. They speak with Bloomberg’s June Grasso. 
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16 min
June 4, 2018
Trump Asserts he Can Pardon Himself, but Doesn't Need to
Stephen Binhak, a lawyer, former federal prosecutor and associate independent counsel in the Whitewater investigation, discusses President Trump's Monday assertion that he can pardon himself if necessary in the Russia investigation, even though he says there is no need because he is not guilty. Trump's comments set up a potential legal battle, which could change the legal interpretation of presidential power. Greg Stohr, Bloomberg News Supreme Court reporter, discusses the Monday decision in “Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission,” where the justices threw out a discrimination finding against a Colorado baker who wouldn’t make a custom cake for a same-sex couple. They speak with Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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14 min
May 30, 2018
Gorsuch Builds Influence in Second Term on High Court
Greg Stohr, Bloomberg News Supreme Court reporter, discusses Neil Gorsuch’s role on the Supreme Court, where he has quickly become an inside-player among the nation’s top justices. He speaks with Bloomberg’s June Grasso and Peter Barnes.
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8 min
May 29, 2018
U.S. Regulators Approve Bayer-Monsanto Tie-Up
Jennifer Rie, a senior litigation analyst for Bloomberg Intelligence, discusses regulatory approval of Bayer’s $66 billion acquisition of Monsanto, paving the way for the formation of the world’s largest seed and agricultural-chemicals provider. She speaks with Bloomberg’s June Grasso and Peter Barnes.
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8 min
May 18, 2018
Wells Fargo Struggles to Distance Itself from Crises
Jesse Westbrook, Bloomberg News financial regulation editor, discusses efforts by Wells Fargo CEO Tim Sloan to improve the embattled bank's public image after a series of scandals and controversies. Jimmy Gurule, a professor at Notre Dame Law School, discusses statements by President Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani, in which the former New York mayor said that special counsel Robert Mueller had agreed to limit the scope of any future interview with president Trump. They speak with Bloomberg’s June Grasso and Nathan Hager.
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16 min
May 17, 2018
CBS Loses Bid to Block Redstone Family Control
Matthew Schettenhelm, a media and telecom litigation analyst for Bloomberg Intelligence, discusses a court decision, which turned down efforts by CBS chief executive Leslie Moonves to prevent the family of Sumner Redstone from controlling his company. Plus, William Banks, a professor at Syracuse University Law School, discusses the release of 2,500 documents related to the chamber’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election. They speak with Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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14 min
May 15, 2018
Les Moonves Takes the Good Fight to Redstone Family
Matthew Schettenhem, senior litigation analyst for Bloomberg Intelligence, discusses a lawsuit brought by CBS Corp. against its controlling shareholder National Amusements in an unusual legal maneuver intended to block an unwelcome merger with Viacom, which is controlled by Sumner Redstone and his heirs. Nicholas Casiello, chair of the gaming practice group at Fox Rothschild, discusses the Monday opinion from the Supreme Court, which allows betting on single sporting event, legalizing sports gambling across America. They speak with Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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15 min
May 14, 2018
Supreme Court Paves the Way for U.S. Sports Betting
Greg Stohr, Bloomberg News Supreme Court reporter, discusses a Monday Supreme Court opinion, which effectively paves the way for new sports betting across much of the United States. Robert Mintz, a partner at McCarter and English, discusses a second guilty conviction for former New York State Assembly speaker Sheldon Silver, who was found guilty of federal corruption charges on Friday. They speak with Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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15 min
May 11, 2018
Sprint T-Mobile Deal Still Faces Regulatory Challenges
Jennifer Rie, senior litigation analyst for Bloomberg Intelligence, discusses the regulatory hurdles still facing T-Mobile and Sprint as the wireless carries work towards their $26.5 billion tie-up. Plus, Robert Hockett, a professor at Cornell University Law School, discusses a tentative deal between the Justice Department and the Royal Bank of Scotland to resolve an investigation into its sale of toxic mortgage-backed securities a decade ago. The settlement is good news for banks like Wells Fargo and UBS, who can look forward to lower penalties under the Trump Justice Department. They speak with Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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15 min
May 10, 2018
Companies Turned to Cohen to Understand Trump
Brad Moss, a partner at Mark Zaid Plc., discusses new revelations that AT&T, Novartis, and other companies paid Michael Cohen for insights into President Trump's administration. The payments were revealed this week by Stormy Daniels's lawyer Michael Avenatti, and have already drawn the interest of special counsel Robert Mueller. Plus, Bob Van Voris, Bloomberg News legal reporter, discusses the woman who has replaced Eric Schneiderman as New York Attorney General. Barbara Underwood's career has already been filled with firsts, as first in her law school class and the first woman serve as U.S. solicitor, and is now filled with another as the first female attorney general of New York. They speak with Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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15 min
May 9, 2018
Corporations on Damage Control After Cohen Revelations (Audio)
Bob Bauer, White House counsel under President Obama, discusses revelations that AT&T, Novartis, and many other companies paid money to a consulting firm established by Michael Cohen in exchange for “insight” into the Trump administration. Plus, Joseph Margulies, a professor at Cornell University Law School, discusses Gina Haspel's appearance before the Senate Intelligence Committee, where the interim CIA director faced questions about her past and her views on torture. They speak with Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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16 min
May 8, 2018
Schneiderman Steps Down After Physical Abuse Allegations
Greg Farrell, Bloomberg News legal investigative reporter, discusses Eric Schneiderman’s decision to step down as New York attorney general after several women accused him of physical abuse. Plus, Stephen Vladeck, a professor at the University of Texas School of Law, discusses the upcoming confirmation hearings for Gina Haspel, President Trump’s selection to lead the CIA. They speak with Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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15 min
May 7, 2018
Giuliani Tries to Take Control of Trump Legal Defense
Solomon Wisenberg, a partner at Nelson Mullins and deputy independent counsel in the Whitewater/Lewinsky investigation, discusses Rudy Giuliani's recent comments about President Trump's involvement in the Muller investigation. Plus, Peter Henning, a professor at Wayne State University Law School, discusses why two high-profile bond trader convictions were overturned within hours of each other, likely bringing an end to the government's five-year crackdown on bond trader behavior. They speak with Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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17 min
May 3, 2018
Giuliani Says Trump `Immune' From Muller Subpoena
Renato Mariotti, a former federal prosecutor, discusses Trump legal team leader Rudy Giuliani's Wednesday comments that President Trump is "immune" from being subpoenaed in a criminal proceeding because of his position as President. Plus, Greg Stohr, Bloomberg News Supreme Court reporter, discusses renewed speculation that Supreme Court justice Anthony Kennedy will retire at the end of the Supreme Court term, a decision that would give president Trump his second Supreme Court vacancy and significantly alter the balance of the court. They speak with Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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15 min
May 2, 2018
California Takes on the EPA Over Car Emissions Rules
Deborah Ann Sivas, director of the environmental law clinic at Stanford University, discusses a lawsuit being filed by the state of California against the Environmental Protection Agency for the agency’s April 2nd decision to revise emissions requirements for cars and light trucks. Plus, Rick Su, a professor at the University at Buffalo School of Law, discusses the fate of a caravan of Central American migrants, who arrived at the U.S. border asking for asylum and are being allowing across the border in small groups, despite repeated pledges by President Trump to keep them out. They speak with Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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16 min
May 1, 2018
Robert Mueller Has Nearly 50 Questions for Trump
Bradley Moss, a partner at Mark Zaid Plc, discusses a recently released list of questions that special counsel Robert Mueller allegedly plans to ask President Trump should the two ever sit down for an interview. Plus, Erik Larson, Bloomberg News legal reporter, discusses the fate of AT&T’s $85 billion takeover bid for Time Warner, which will be decided by U.S. District Judge Richard Leon at a June 12th hearing. They speak with Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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16 min
April 30, 2018
Sprint Takes Big Hit After T-Mobile Acquisition News
Sara Forden, Bloomberg News corporate influence reporter, discusses a stock slide for Sprint, which is suffering after an announcement that the wireless carrier will be acquired by T-Mobile in a $26.5 billion stock deal. Investors are concerned that the deal won't make it past antitrust regulators, who shunned the idea of any such deal in 2014. Robert Mintz, a partner at McCarter and English, discusses why a California judge issued a temporary stay order in Stormy Daniels's lawsuit over her alleged affair with President Trump. They speak with Bloomberg’s June Grasso and Amy Morris.
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15 min
April 27, 2018
Speculation Grows Over Michael Cohen’s Cooperation
Jeffrey Cramer, managing director at the Berkeley Research Group, discusses the legal case of President Trump’s personal attorney Michael Cohen, whose legal situation was put in greater danger on Thursday after Trump called into Fox & Friends for an interview. Plus, Laura Litvan, Bloomberg News Congressional reporter, discusses efforts by Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell and President Trump to reshape the American judiciary as they work to confirm a new generation of young conservative judges. They speak with Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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14 min
April 27, 2018
Speculation Grows Over Michael Cohen’s Cooperation
Jeffrey Cramer, managing director at the Berkeley Research Group, discusses the legal case of President Trump’s personal attorney Michael Cohen, whose legal situation was put in greater danger on Thursday after Trump called into Fox & Friends for an interview. Plus, Laura Litvan, Bloomberg News Congressional reporter, discusses efforts by Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell and President Trump to reshape the American judiciary as they work to confirm a new generation of young conservative judges. They speak with Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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14 min
April 26, 2018
Mueller Protection Bill Passes Judiciary Committee
Stephen Vladeck, a professor at the University of Texas School of Law, discusses bipartisan support in the Senate Judiciary Committee for a bill that would protect special counsel Robert Mueller. Majority leader Mitch McConnell has already said that he would not allow a full senate vote on the bill, which committee chairman Chuck Grassley has said is intended to protect the constitution. Plus, John Coffee, a professor at Columbia Law School, discusses the acquittal of Andre Flotron, a former UBS precious metals trader who was found not guilty of a market manipulation process known as “spoofing.” They speak with Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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15 min
April 25, 2018
Trump Travel Ban Supported by Key Justices at High Court
Kevin Johnson, a professor at the University of California Davis School of Law, discusses Wednesday’s Supreme Court arguments in the case Trump v. Hawaii, where justices heard from both sides about the constitutionality of President Trump’s travel ban. In arguments, key justices John Roberts and Anthony Kennedy indicated they were skeptical of arguments against the travel ban, including implications that the policy was motivated by bias. Plus, William Banks, a professor at Syracuse University Law School, discusses Attorney General Jeff Sessions's decision not to recuse himself in the investigation into Michael Cohen, President Trump's personal lawyer. Sessions has recused himself from matters relating to the Mueller investigation because of his role in the Trump Campaign during the 2016 election. They speak with Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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14 min
April 23, 2018
DNC Sues Trump Campaign, Russia over Election Meddling
David Glovin, Bloomberg News east coast legal team leader, discusses a new lawsuit brought by the Democratic National Committee against Russia, the Trump campaign and Wikileaks for a “brazen attack on American democracy.” Plus, Robert Hockett, a professor at Cornell University Law School, discusses a $1 billion fine to be paid by Wells Fargo to the CFPB and the OCC to settle allegations that its auto-lending and mortgage businesses abused consumers. They speak with Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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14 min
April 20, 2018
`Little Pink House’ Recalls Eminent Domain Court Battle (Audio)
Bloomberg’s June Grasso speaks with Courtney Balaker, director of the film “Little Pink House,” about the new movie and the true eminent domain Supreme Court case that it is based on. They are joined by Susette Kelo, the woman whose life the movie depicts. David Bier, immigration policy analyst at the Cato Institute, discusses a loss for the Trump administration after a federal appeals court ruled that the President’s plan to withhold funding from so-called “sanctuary cities” was illegal. They speak with Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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16 min
April 19, 2018
Legal Cases Take Off After Southwest Engine Explosion
Ronald Goldman, head of the aviation disaster litigation team at Baum Hedlund Aristei & Goldman, discusses the legal cases that will be brought in the wake of an engine explosion on Southwest flight 1380, which resulted in one death and several injuries. They speak with Bloomberg's June Grasso. Plus, Jeffrey Cramer, managing director of the Berkeley Research Group, discusses Michael Cohen’s court case as his lawyers and prosecutors put forward names for a so-called “special master” who will be in charge of going through the content that was seized in an FBI raid of Cohen’s offices. They speak with Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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16 min
April 18, 2018
High Court Nixes Law Used to Deport Convicted Criminals
Kevin Johnson, a professor at the University Of California Davis School Of Law, discusses the Supreme Court verdict in Sessions v. Dimaya, where the justices tossed out part of a law that allowed deportations of immigrants convicted of crimes. Plus, Daniel Stoller, senior editor for Bloomberg Law, discusses the continuing fallout surrounding Facebook’s data sharing policies, which are now under review from the European Union’s top court. They speak with Bloomberg's June Grasso.
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15 min
April 17, 2018
Michael Cohen Becomes Major Distraction for Trump
Robert Mintz, a partner at McCarter and English, discusses a legal setback for President Trump after judge Kimba Wood rejected his initial request to keep prosecutors from reviewing evidence taken from Michael Cohen's office last week. And Greg Stohr, Bloomberg News Supreme Court reporter, discusses the news of the day from the court, including a decision to drop a high profile case over emails stored overseas. Plus, a recap of the arguments in South Dakota v. Wayfair, which could change how Americans shop online. They speak with Bloomberg's June Grasso.
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15 min
April 16, 2018
Comey Says Trump `Morally Unfit’ in First Interview
Bill Gavin, former assistant director of the FBI, discusses former FBI director James Comey’s first interview since being fired by President Trump, where he told ABC’s George Stephanopoulos that Trump is “morally unfit” for office. Plus, Greg Stohr, Bloomberg News Supreme Court reporter, discusses a potentially landmark case being heard by the court on Tuesday, which could decides whether online retailers are required to charges sales tax for transactions on the web. They speak with Bloomberg's June Grasso.
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14 min
April 12, 2018
Facebook Prepared to Battle Antitrust Concerns
Greg Reback, of counsel at Carr & Ferrell, discusses growing antitrust concerns surrounding Facebook, which are coming to light in the wake of CEO Mark Zuckerberg's Congressional testimony. Plus, William Banks, a professor at Syracuse University Law School, discusses reports that President Trump considered firing Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein over his involvement in the raid of the offices of Trump's personal lawyer, Michael Cohen. They speak with Bloomberg's June Grasso.
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15 min
April 10, 2018
Trump Attacks FBI Raid on Michael Cohen's Law Office
Jimmy Gurule, a professor at Notre Dame Law School, discusses Monday's FBI raid on the law offices of Michael Cohen, President Trump's personal attorney, which brought about a fresh round of criticism from the president over special counsel Robert Mueller and the Russia investigation. Plus, Jennifer Rie, senior litigation analyst for Bloomberg Intelligence, discusses a Wall Street Journal report that U.S. regulators have cleared Bayer's $66 billion acquisition of Monsanto in a deal that has been nearly two years in the making. They speak with Bloomberg's June Grasso.
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15 min
April 9, 2018
Manafort Says FBI Illegally Obtained Business Records
Bradley Moss, a partner at Mark Zaid Plc., discusses new claims from President Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort, who says that the FBI illegally searched a storage unit that held his business and tax records. Manafort, along with his deputy Rick Gates, has already been indicted for money laundering as part of Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election. Plus, Angela Campbell, Director of the Institute for Public Representation Communications and Technology Clinic at Georgetown Law, discusses why a coalition of consumer advocacy groups are suing YouTube for violating a children's privacy law. They speak with Bloomberg's June Grasso.
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15 min
April 6, 2018
Trump Shows Confidence in Pruitt Amid Ethics Questions
Jennifer Dlouhy, Bloomberg News environmental policy reporter, discusses Scott Pruitt's future in the Trump Administration. The EPA administrator has been accused of a variety of ethics misdemeanors, but President Trump continues to publically support Pruitt, who is carrying out Trump's ambitious deregulatory agenda. Plus, Patrick Gregory, a reporter for Bloomberg Law, discusses how President Trump could have the chance to flip three federal appeals courts that currently have a majority of Democratic-nominated justices. In 2017, President Trump had a record-breaking 12 justices confirmed by the Senate. They speak with Bloomberg's June Grasso and Amy Morris.
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16 min
April 5, 2018
Liberal Judge Celebrates Wisconsin Supreme Court Win
Michael Bologna, a reporter for Bloomberg Law, discusses the Wisconsin Supreme Court race, where liberal judge Rebecca Dallet won in a hard fought and expensive election, which has cut the conservative majority on the court down to just one justice. Plus, Matthew Schettenhelm, media analyst for Bloomberg Intelligence, discusses Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s upcoming Capitol Hill testimony and how the Facebook co-founder’s comments could lead to new data privacy rules from Congress. They speak with Bloomberg's June Grasso and Nathan Hager.
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16 min
April 4, 2018
States Challenge 2020 Census Citizenship Question
Leon Fresco, a partner at Holland and Knight, discusses a multi-state lawsuit challenging the trump administration's plans to include a question about citizenship on the 2020 census. The debate comes amid a new immigration controversy as President Trump continues to bring attention to a "caravan" of refugees currently making their way to the U.S. border. Plus, William Banks, a professor at Syracuse University Law School, discusses reports that Robert Mueller told attorneys for President Trump that the president is not being considered as a criminal target. The news comes as President Trump's legal team thins, revealing potential gaps in Trumps defense team. They speak with Bloomberg's June Grasso.
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16 min
April 3, 2018
America Rolls Out Its Libor Replacement
Eric Talley, Co-Director of the Millstein Center for Global Markets and Corporate Ownership at Columbia Law School, discusses the debut of the Secured Overnight Financing Rate, which will eventually replace Libor. Plus, Peter Henning, a professor at Wayne State University Law School, discusses a former Washington D.C. consultant who is being charging with leaking government information to hedge funds. In his defense, David Patton, the attorney for David Blaszczak has argued that “D.C. is the town that never shuts up.” They speak with Bloomberg's June Grasso.
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15 min
April 2, 2018
Trump Attacks Amazon for Hurting U.S. Post Office
Robert Hockett, a professor at Cornell University Law School, discuses President Trump's claims that Amazon is costing the U.S. Postal Service a "fortune" and repeated claims that Amazon does not fully pay its taxes. They speak with Bloomberg's June Grasso and Peter Barnes. Plus, Charles Warren, chair of the Environmental practice at Kramer Levin Naftalis and Frankel, discusses plans by the Trump administration to roll back Obama-era fuel economy standards for automakers, citing high costs as the reason for the rollback. They speak with Bloomberg’s June Grasso. 
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16 min
March 29, 2018
Mueller Talks Continue Amid Trump Legal Team Reshuffle
Greg Farrell, Bloomberg News legal investigative reporter, discusses ongoing negotiations between Robert Mueller’s office and President Trump’s legal team, which is now being led by Jay Sekulow, who has taken the place of John Dowd after he resigned last week. Plus, Rick Hasen, a professor at UC Irvine, and author of "The Justice of Contradictions: Antonin Scalia and the Politics of Disruption," discusses a Supreme Court case that addresses congressional redistricting in Maryland, where democratic state officials are accused of drawing Republican incumbent Roscoe Bartlett off the map, creating another safe Democratic seat. They speak with Bloomberg's June Grasso and Peter Barnes.
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14 min
March 28, 2018
Zuckerberg Agrees to Congressional Testimony
Woodrow Hartzog, a professor at Northeastern University Law School, discusses Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s agreement to appear before the House Energy and Commerce Committee about the company's data usage policies. He speaks with Bloomberg's June Grasso.
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8 min
March 22, 2018
Dowd Drops Out of Trump Legal Team after diGenova Hire (Audio)
Kevin Whitelaw, Bloomberg News deputy managing editor, discusses the departure of John Dowd as President Trump’s lead attorney against Robert Mueller’s Russia probe. Dowd’s departure comes after the President decided to hire high-profile lawyer Joseph diGenova, who has made waves recently by claiming that the Justice Department is trying to frame President Trump. He speaks with Bloomberg's Peter Barnes and June Grasso.
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7 min
March 16, 2018
Mueller Steps Towards Red Line with New Subpoenas
William Banks, a professor at Syracuse University Law School, discusses a New York Times report that details new Subpoenas issued by special counsel Robert Mueller, including ones involving the Trump Organization, which the President has said he would see as a red line in the investigation. Plus, Jennifer Rie, a senior litigation analyst for Bloomberg Intelligence, discusses new regulator concerns over Bayer's planned $66 billion takeover of Monsanto after the Department of Justice voiced new antitrust concerns over the deal. They speak with Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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16 min
March 15, 2018
Senate Passes Bill Rolling Back Dodd-Frank Rules
Robert Hockett, a professor at Cornell University Law School, discusses a bipartisan bill to roll back parts of the 2010 Dodd-Frank Act, which was passed by the Senate on Wednesday night. Plus, Jean Eggen, a professor at Widener University Delaware Law School, discusses two court cases that will determine whether Monsanto’s Roundup, the world’s top-selling herbicide, is too toxic for retail sale. They speak with Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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16 min
March 14, 2018
Pruitt Signals Fight with CA Over Emissions Rules
Ann Carlson, a professor at UCLA Law School, discusses comments made by EPA administrator Scott Pruitt in a Bloomberg interview, where he signaled an upcoming fight between the federal government and the state of California, which has been the nationwide standard bearer for automotive emissions regulations since the Obama era. Plus, Leon Fresco, a partner a Holland and Knight, discusses a decision by the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals to allow Texas to enforce much of its controversial sanctuary city ban, which will force all law enforcement personnel and elected officials to comply with the Trump administration's policies on illegal immigration. They speak with Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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15 min
March 13, 2018
Trump Blocks Broadcom’s Bid for Qualcomm
Matt Larson, Bloomberg Intelligence litigation analyst, discusses why President Trump blocked Broadcom’s hostile takeover bid for Qualcomm, citing national security concerns. Plus, Richard Briffault, a professor at Columbia Law School, discusses the special election in Pennsylvania’s 18th Congressional district, which pits Republican Rick Saccone against up-and-coming Democrat Conor Lamb, who has the chance to retake what was once a solidly republican district. The election is further complicated by Pennsylvania’s congressional voting map, which is due to be redrawn before the end of the year. They speak with Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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16 min
March 12, 2018
Mueller Said to Consider Delaying Obstruction Charges (Audio)
Kevin Whitelaw, Bloomberg News deputy managing editor, discusses a Bloomberg report that special counsel Robert Mueller is considering a delay in obstruction of justice charges in his investigation in an attempt to prevent scaring witnesses from testifying about Russian interference in the election. Plus, Matt Gold, a professor at Fordham University Law School, discusses the legal challenges that could face President Trump's new tariffs on steel and aluminum imports. They speak with Bloomberg’s June Grasso and Peter Barnes.
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15 min
March 9, 2018
Missouri Lawsuit Against Google Could Shift Senate (Audio)
Josh Brustein, Bloomberg News technology reporter, discusses an antitrust lawsuit being brought against Google by Missouri attorney general Josh Hawley, where he is also running for a Senate seat. Plus, Jim Ferraro, founding shareholder of the Ferraro Law Firm, discusses why opioid makers are facing a series of lawsuits across the United States, blaming them for the current opioid crisis facing America. They speak with Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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14 min
March 8, 2018
Youth Climate Lawsuit Against Trump Allowed to Continue
Mary Wood, professor at the University of Oregon Law School, discusses a class action lawsuit that is being brought against the federal government by a group of youths, who blame the government for its inaction on climate change. Plus, Naomi Nix, Bloomberg News corporate influence reporter, discusses why American banks and retailers are fighting over whether financial companies need to follow a new national standard to quickly notify consumers about data breaches. They speak with Bloomberg’s June Grasso and Peter Barnes.
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15 min
March 7, 2018
DOJ Takes California to Court Over Immigration Laws
David Bier, an immigration policy analyst for the Cato Institute, discusses why the Justice Department is suing California over the state’s immigration laws, which Attorney General Jeff Sessions says are preventing federal immigration agents from doing their jobs. Plus, Olga Kharif, Bloomberg News Bitcoin reporter, discusses a new letter from the Treasury Department, which offers new guidelines for initial coin offerings, telling issuers and investors that they must adhere to U.S. banking rules. They speak with Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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12 min
March 5, 2018
Mueller Expands Investigation into UAE Contact (Audio)
Andrew Kent, a professor at Fordham University School of Law, discusses new reports that special counsel Robert Mueller has expanded his investigation to focus on George Nader, a Lebanese-American businessman who is now an adviser to the de facto ruler of the United Arab Emirates. He speaks with Bloomberg's June Grasso.
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7 min
March 1, 2018
Mueller Said to Look into Democratic Email Hacking
Jimmy Gurule, a professor at Notre Dame Law School, discusses new reports that special counsel Robert Mueller is looking for new information into how much President Trump knew about email hacking attacks that struck the democratic camp during the 2016 presidential election. Plus, Benjamin Levine, senior counsel and Gordon & Rees, discusses leaks of court documents in the ongoing federal investigation into bribery at the highest levels of college basketball. They speak with Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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16 min
February 28, 2018
Supreme Court Hears Political Polling Attire Case
Dan Weiner, senior counsel at the Brennan Center, discusses the Supreme Court case Minnesota Voters Alliance v. Joe Mansky, which will decide whether citizens are allowed to wear political attire to polling places when voting. Plus, Leon Fresco, a partner at Holland and Knight, discusses a Supreme Court decision to overturn a ruling that had guaranteed periodic bond hearings, and the possibility of release, for thousands of foreigners who are being detained while facing deportation. They speak with Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
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15 min
February 27, 2018
Microsoft Takes on Trump in Supreme Court Challenge
Matt Larson, a litigation analyst for Bloomberg Intelligence, discusses Microsoft's Supreme Court case against U.S. law enforcement, where the software giant is challenging U.S. rules about computer data stored overseas. He speaks with Bloomberg's June Grasso.
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8 min
February 26, 2018
Supreme Court Rebuffs Trump with Immigration Decision
Greg Stohr, Bloomberg News Supreme Court reporter, discusses the Supreme Court's Monday action to reject a Trump administration appeal aimed at ending the DACA program. Plus, a look at Monday's arguments in a case that could have resounding effects on public worker unions. Plus, William Banks, a professor at Syracuse University Law School, discusses the release of a memo written by Democratic members of the House Intelligence Committee. The heavily redacted document was published in response to a memo written by the committee's chairman, Devin Nunes. They speak with Bloomberg's June Grasso.
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15 min
February 22, 2018
Winner-Takes-All Electoral Structure Faces Challenges
Josh Douglas, a professor at the University of Kentucky Law School, discusses a legal challenge to four states’ winner-take-all method of allocating U.S. presidential electoral college votes, claiming that the practices results in some votes being more important than others. Plus, Brad Moss, a partner at Mark Zaid Plc., discusses new charges filed against ex-Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort and his former deputy, Rick Gate, who have already been indicted for money laundering and failing to register for political consulting work performed in Ukraine. They speak with Bloomberg's June Grasso.
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15 min
February 21, 2018
AT&T Faces Court Loss Over White House Documents
Jennifer Rie, a senior litigation analyst for Bloomberg Intelligence, discusses a setback for AT&T as the company tries to win the right to acquire Time Warner. On Tuesday, a Washington D.C. judge denied AT&T's request to identify any communications between the White House and Attorney General Jeff Sessions regarding the merger, or between Sessions and the department’s antitrust division. Plus, Greg Stohr, Bloomberg News Supreme Court reporter, discusses a unanimous Supreme Court decision, which protects public companies from whistle-blower lawsuits. They speak with Bloomberg's June Grasso.
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16 min
February 20, 2018
Mueller Charges Ex-Skadden Lawyer in Newest Indictment
Andrew Kent, a professor at Fordham University Law School, discusses the latest victim in special counsel Robert Mueller's ongoing probe into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election; Alex Van Der Zwann, a former attorney at Skadden, Arps, Slate Meagher & Flom, was charged Tuesday with making false statements to federal authorities. Plus, Michael Morley, a professor at Barry University, discusses Pennsylvania's news congressional voter map, which was redrawn by the state's Supreme Court after ruling that the old map unfairly benefited republican candidates. They speak with Bloomberg's June Grasso.
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14 min
February 20, 2018
Supreme Court Prepares to Tackle February Term
Bloomberg's June Grasso looks ahead to what to expect from the Supreme Court when it reconvenes for the February term. She speaks with Greg Stohr, Bloomberg News Supreme Court reporter, and Paul Smith, a professor at Georgetown Law.
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33 min
February 16, 2018
Lanny Davis Reacts to New Russia Indictments
Lanny Davis, former special counsel to President Bill Clinton, discusses new indictments that were revealed on Friday in the continuing investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election. He speaks with Bloomberg's June Grasso on Bloomberg Radio's "Politics, Policy, Power and Law." He speaks with Bloomberg's June Grasso.
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12 min
February 15, 2018
Judge Lashes Out at Lawyers in Manafort Laundering Case
William Banks, a professor at Syracuse University Law School, discusses why the judge in Paul Manafort’s money-laundering case is complaining that there had been too many secret filings in the case. President Trump’s former 2016 campaign chairman and his deputy Rick Gates have been accused of failing to register as foreign agents, for political consulting they did for Ukraine and pro-Russian politicians there. Plus, Greg Stohr, Bloomberg News Supreme Court reporter, discusses a group of Supreme Court justices who have emerged as consensus-builders in the court, even as partisan infighting takes over much of Washington politics. They speak with Bloomberg's June Grasso.
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16 min
February 14, 2018
State Department Au Pair Program At Risk
Josh Eidelson, Bloomberg Businessweek reporter, discusses a new class action lawsuit that has been brought in relation to the U.S. Au Pair program, which is now under pressure by plaintiffs lawyers who argue that the program has been used by employers fix wages for caregivers. Plus, Jennifer Ann Drobac, a professor at Harvard University Law School, discusses a new lawsuit against Harvey Weinstein that was brought by New York attorney general Eric Schniederman over the sale of his company, Weinstein Co. They speak with Bloomberg's June Grasso.
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15 min
February 12, 2018
DOJ Number Three Lawyer Leaves Post to Work For Walmart
Brad Moss, a partner at Mark Zaid Plc, discusses Rachel Brand's decision to leave her job at the Justice Department. Brand had been the number three lawyer at the Justice Department, reporting directly to Rod Rosenstein, but left the role after just nine months for the top legal job at Walmart. Plus, Jimmy Gurule, a professor at Notre Dame University Law School, discusses President Trump's decision not to release a democrat-authored memo from the House Intelligence Committee, which rebuts a memo written by committee chairman Devin Nunes that was released in January. They speak with Bloomberg's June Grasso.
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16 min
February 8, 2018
SEC Takes a Closer Look at Cryptocurrency Regulation
Robert Hockett, a professor at Cornell University Law School, discusses new regulatory scrutiny for cryptocurrencies after the SEC's office of compliance inspections and examinations said digital currencies "present a number of risks for retail investors.” He speaks with Bloomberg's June Grasso on Bloomberg Radio's "Politics, Policy, Power and Law." He speaks with Bloomberg's June Grasso.
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7 min
February 7, 2018
Kalanick Takes the Stand at Uber-Waymo Trial
Peter Blumberg, Bloomberg News legal editor, discusses the latest updates in the Uber-Waymo trial, where Uber founder Travis Kalanick took the stand on Tuesday as a California court tries to decide whether Uber stole intellectual property from Google’s driverless car venture. Plus, Jennifer Daskal, a professor at American University Washington School of Law, discusses the prospect of a meeting between President Trump and special counsel Robert Mueller. They speak with Bloomberg's June Grasso.
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14 min
February 6, 2018
Justice Alito Leaves PA Voting Districts in Place
Josh Douglas, a professor at the University of Kentucky Law School, discusses a decision by Supreme Court justice Samuel Alito to leave in place a Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruling requiring the Republican-controlled legislature to draw new lines by February 9th for approval by the Democratic governor. Plus, Jimmy Gurule, a professor at Notre Dame Law School, discusses a new memo from the House Intelligence Committee, this time written by a democrat, which is now awaiting release approval from the White House. They speak with Bloomberg's June Grasso.
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16 min
February 5, 2018
Wells Fargo Plunges After Fed Growth Ban
Robert Hockett, a professor at Cornell University Law School, discusses new restrictions on Wells Fargo after the Federal Reserve banned the bank from growing until it convinces authorities it’s addressing shortcomings. Plus, William Banks, a professor at Syracuse University Law School, discusses the so-called Nunes memo, which president Trump said over the weekend “totally” vindicated him of any collusion with Russia or obstruction of justice in special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation. They speak with Bloomberg's June Grasso.
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16 min
February 2, 2018
Trump Laments at Politicization of Law Enforcement
Bradley Moss, a partner at Mark Zaid Plc., discusses the expected release of the so-called Nunes Memo, which is said to contain evidence of federal law enforcement bias against President Trump. Plus, Eben Novy-Williams, Bloomberg News sports business reporter, discusses how companies are avoiding U.S. gambling rules by allowing sports fans to place bets events in the game as it unfolds. They speak with Bloomberg's June Grasso.
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15 min
January 31, 2018
Trump Acts to Keep Guantanamo Bay Prison Open
J. Wells Dixon, senior staff attorney at the Center for Constitutional Rights, discusses President Trump’s move to keep open the controversial military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Plus, Omri Ben Shahar, a professor at the University of Chicago School of Law, discusses why U.S. regulators are said to be probing reports that Apple violated securities laws when it slowed older iPhone models with a software update. They speak with Bloomberg's June Grasso.
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15 min
January 30, 2018
Amid Trump Attacks, FBI's Andrew McCabe to Step Down
Jimmy Gurule, a professor at Notre Dame University Law School, discusses FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe's decision to step down from his role after repeated attacks by President Trump and other republicans against American law enforcement agencies and investigations into Russian interference in U.S. elections. Plus, Peter Henning, a professor at Wayne State University Law School, discusses a federal court case that could decide the extent to which bitcoin can be regulated by U.S. authorities. They speak with Bloomberg's June Grasso.
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14 min
January 29, 2018
New York Brings Legal Challenge to Trump ACA Rollback
Timothy Jost, a professor at Washington and Lee University Law School, discusses a legal challenge against the Trump administration, which was brought by Minnesota and New York State in response to rollbacks in low-income healthcare funding. Plus, Greg Stohr, Bloomberg News Supreme Court reporter, discusses efforts by the Democratic party to redraw the North Carolina congressional election map, which is being challenged in a barrage of court cases for being partisan. They speak with Bloomberg's June Grasso.
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15 min
January 26, 2018
Trump Reportedly Mulled Firing Mueller
Jeffrey Cramer, managing director of the Berkeley Research Group, discusses reports that President Trump tried to fire special counsel Robert Mueller in June of 2017, but relented after White House Counsel Don McGahn refused to carry out the order and threatened to resign. Plus, Daniel Lyons, a professor at Boston College Law School, discusses New York's plans to force broadband companies to honor the spirit of net neutrality rules, which were rolled back by the FCC last year. They speak with Bloomberg's June Grasso.
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16 min
January 25, 2018
Trump Administration Sued Over Medicaid Overhaul (Audio)
Sidney Watson, a professor at Saint Louis University School of Law, discusses new legal challenges to the Trump administration’s efforts to overhaul state Medicaid systems by allowing states to require some beneficiaries to work or pursue jobs. Plus, Ray Colitt, Bloomberg News Brasilia bureau chief, discusses a Brazilian court decision to uphold graft charges against former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, who had been planning another presidential bid. They speak with Bloomberg's June Grasso.
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16 min
January 24, 2018
Barney Frank on Mick Mulvaney Leadership of the CFPB (Audio)
Former Congressman Barney Frank discusses Mick Mulvaney's leadership of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, which was established under the Dodd Frank Act. In an editorial earlier this week, Mulvaney criticized past leadership of the agency for "pushing the envelope" on financial over-regulation. Plus, William Banks, a professor at Syracuse University Law School, discusses Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election. This week, reports emerged that prosecutors working for Mueller spoke with Attorney General Jeff Sessions, making him the first Trump cabinet official to be interviewed by Mueller. They speak with Bloomberg's June Grasso.
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14 min
January 23, 2018
Justice Department Decides to Retry Sen. Menendez (Audio)
Robert Mintz, a partner at McCarter and English, discusses the Justice Department's decision to retry New Jersey Senator Robert Menendez, who was brought up on corruption charges last year in a case that ended in a mistrial. Plus, Martha Coakley, the former Attorney General of Massachusetts and current partner at Foley Hoag, discusses the wave of marijuana legalization that is sweeping across the United States, even an it is challenged by the Trump Administration and Attorney General Jeff Sessions. They speak with Bloomberg's June Grasso.
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17 min
January 23, 2018
CFPB Signals New Leadership with $0 Budget Request (Audio)
Dalie Jimenez, a professor at the University of Connecticut School of Law and founding member of the CFPB, discusses the new leadership currently in control of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, which has asked the Federal Reserve for no funding for the second quarter and dropped a lawsuit over payday loans. Plus, Craig Newman, a partner at Patterson Belknap, discusses a new legal challenge currently facing Google in a UK court, which revolves around internet users' so-called "right to be forgotten," which allows people to ask for links to online information about them to be removed from search engine results if the information is outdated or irrelevant. They speak with Bloomberg's June Grasso.
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16 min
January 23, 2018
`Hipsters' Aim to Turn Back Antitrust Policy 100 Years (Audio)
David McLaughlin, a legal reporter for Bloomberg News, discusses efforts by a group of policy wonks, who are trying to toughen federal antitrust enforcement and return policy to its 20th century roots. Plus, Tom Schoenberg, Bloomberg News legal reporter, discusses the professional future of White House counsel Donald McGahn, whose future is in doubt after Steve Bannon’s testimony before the House Intelligence Committee earlier in the week. They speak with Bloomberg's June Grasso.
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17 min
January 23, 2018
Steve Bannon Strikes Deal with Russia Investigators (Audio)
Jeff Cramer, managing director at the Berkeley Research Group, discusses reports that former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon has struck a deal with U.S. investigators looking into Russian interference in the 2016 elections. Plus, Leon Fresco, a partner at Holland and Knight, discusses new attempts by the Trump administration to shut down the DACA program, which now involves a petition to the Supreme Court to allow the administration to go ahead with its plans to dismantle the program, which would allow people brought into the country illegally as children to remain in the U.S. They speak with Bloomberg's June Grasso.
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17 min
January 23, 2018
Steve Bannon Strikes Deal with Russia Investigators (Audio)
Jeff Cramer, managing director at the Berkeley Research Group, discusses reports that former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon has struck a deal with U.S. investigators looking into Russian interference in the 2016 elections. Plus, Leon Fresco, a partner at Holland and Knight, discusses new attempts by the Trump administration to shut down the DACA program, which now involves a petition to the Supreme Court to allow the administration to go ahead with its plans to dismantle the program, which would allow people brought into the country illegally as children to remain in the U.S. They speak with Bloomberg's June Grasso.
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17 min
January 23, 2018
Supreme Court Takes Up Online Sales Tax Case (Audio)
Richard Pomp, a professor at the University of Connecticut Law School, and Edward Zelinsky, a professor at Cardozo School of Law, discuss the Supreme Court's decision to take up a case that could free state and local governments to collect billions of dollars in sales tax from online retailers. Plus, Bloomberg News Supreme Court reporter Greg Stohr discusses other breaking news from the court. They speak with Bloomberg's June Grasso.
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18 min
January 23, 2018
House Passes FISA Rules After White House Uncertainty (Audio)
William Banks, a professor at Syracuse University Law School, discusses the House's passage of an extension to the Foreign intelligence Surveillance Act, otherwise known as FISA, which has seen unsteady support from the President, who says he's now for the warrantless spying bill. Plus, Robert Hockett, a professor at Cornell University Law School, discusses why lawmakers are asking for a new investigation into Intel CEO Brian Krzanich for selling a chunk of his shares in the chipmaker last year, just before the company announced that its processors were vulnerable to hackers. They speak with Bloomberg's June Grasso.
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16 min
January 23, 2018
Trump Calls for Review of U.S. Libel Laws (Audio)
Enrique Armijo, a professor at Elon University Law School, discusses President Trump's recent comments about strengthening U.S. libel laws, which he has criticized as too soft after the release of Michael Wolff's controversial new book, "Fire and Fury." Plus, Jonathan Brater, counsel at the Brennan Center's democracy program, discusses Supreme Court arguments in the case Husted v. A. Philip Randolph Institute, which will decide whether Ohio was allowed to purge voters from state election rolls after a certain period of electoral inactivity. They speak with Bloomberg's June Grasso.
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15 min
January 23, 2018
Ford Becomes Latest Carmaker to Face Diesel Lawsuit (Audio)
Kartikay Mehrotra, Bloomberg News legal reporter, discusses a new class action lawsuit against Ford Motor Co. for cheating on emissions tests. Drivers are claiming that Ford rigged at least 500,000 heavy-duty trucks to beat emissions tests, becoming the latest carmaker to come under fire for falsifying test results. Plus, David Bier, immigration policy analyst for the Cato Institute, discusses why a San Francisco federal judge decided to reject the government’s argument that courts can’t review whether the president improperly decided to terminate the DACA program. They speak with Bloomberg's June Grasso.
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18 min
January 23, 2018
Mueller Shows Interest in Interviewing Trump (Audio)
Bradley Moss, a partner at Mark Zaid Plc., discusses new reports that special counsel Robert Mueller is looking to interview President Trump as he continues to investigate Russian interference in the 2016 election. Plus, Daniel Lyons, a professor at Boston College Law School, discusses new efforts to bring about net neutrality laws on a state level after FCC chairman Ajit Pai rolled back the Obama-era internet rules. They speak with Bloomberg's June Grasso.
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16 min
January 23, 2018
House Republicans Launch New Attacks Against FBI (Audio)
William Banks, a professor at Syracuse University Law School, discusses attacks by House Republicans against the FBI and the Russia investigation as GOP lawmakers try to prepare the party for the 2018 midterm elections. Plus, Greg Stohr, Bloomberg news Supreme Court reporter, discusses the news of the day from the Supreme Court, which includes a decision by the court to take another look at a Georgia inmate’s death sentence after one of the jurors referred to the defendant using a racial slur. They speak with Bloomberg's June Grasso.
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15 min
January 23, 2018
New York’s Cuomo Plans Challenge Republican Tax Plan (Audio)
Michael Knoll, a professor at the University of Pennsylvania Law School, discusses New York governor Andrew Cuomo’s plan to challenge the Republican tax plan, which he has labeled “ultimate fraud.” Plus, Peter Henning, a professor at Wayne State University Law School, discusses attempts by President Trump's legal team to silence former chief strategist Steve Bannon, who is quoted in a new book criticizing the president and his family. They speak with Bloomberg's June Grasso.
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15 min
January 23, 2018
Manafort Sues Mueller, Rosenstein for Overstepping (Audio)
Jeff Cramer, managing director of the Berkeley Research Group, discusses a new civil lawsuit that was filed by Paul Manafort, who is accusing special counsel Robert Mueller and deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein of overstepping their authority. Plus, Alex Kreit, a professor at Thomas Jefferson School of Law, discusses attorney general Jeff Sessions’ decision to rescind an Obama-era policy that helped U.S. states legalize recreational marijuana use. They speak with Bloomberg's June Grasso.
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14 min
January 23, 2018
MiFID II Rules Roll Across European Banks (Audio)
Luca Enriques, professor at Oxford University Law School, discusses the rollout of the new MiFID II rules, which will imposed transparency on traders and are seen as a way to curb conflicts of interest at banks. Plus, Kartikay Mehrotra, Bloomberg News legal reporter, discusses President Trump’s attempts to shift the judiciary to the right, which is facing obstacles as President Obama’s judicial legacy remains prominent across the country. They speak with Bloomberg's June Grasso.
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13 min
January 23, 2018
Chief Justice Roberts Pledges to Reform Judiciary (Audio)
Debra Katz, founding partner at founding partner at Katz, Marshall & Banks, discusses Supreme Court chief justice John Robert's recent pledge to reassess how the federal judiciary handle sexual harassment claims. Plus, Robert Hockett, a professor at Cornell University Law School, discusses a court victory for Lynn Tilton, founder of Patriarch Partners, who was accused of defrauding investors out of more than $1 billion. They speak with Bloomberg's June Grasso.
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16 min
January 23, 2018
KKR, Blackstone Targeted in New Kentucky Suit (Audio)
Plus, Peter Henning, a professor at Wayne State University Law School, discusses a new lawsuit against KKR and Blackstone, which was brought on behalf of taxpayers in the state of Kentucky and accuses the firms of delivering worse returns than they had advertised. Plus, Richard Briffault, a professor at Columbia Law School, discusses a last-minute suit by Roy Moore, who attempted to challenge Doug Jones' victory in the Alabama special senate election. They speak with Bloomberg's June Grasso.
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15 min
January 23, 2018
DOJ `Systemically’ Mishandled Sexual Harassment Claims (Audio)
Debra Katz, founding partner at Katz, Marshall & Banks, discusses a new internal report, which found “systemic” mishandling of sexual harassment claims at the Department of Justice. Plus, Robert Hockett, a professor at Cornell University Law School, discusses why New York State is offering a new alternative to the fiduciary rule, which has been delayed by the Trump administration in an effort to cut regulations. They speak with Bloomberg's June Grasso.
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15 min
January 23, 2018
Three Cities Sue Defense Department over Gun Safety (Audio)
Greg Wallance, a professor at Campbell University School of Law, discusses why New York City, San Francisco, and Philadelphia are suing the Department of Defense, arguing that many service members who are disqualified from gun ownership weren't reported to the national background check system. Plus, Andy Spalding, a professor at the University of Richmond School of Law, discusses why a New York jury acquitted a former Peruvian soccer official, who was accused of accepting bribes from sports marketing companies in exchange for media rights to professional tournaments. They speak with Bloomberg's June Grasso.
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16 min
January 23, 2018
FCC Commissioner Carr on Net Neutrality Decision (Audio)
FCC commissioner Brendan Carr discusses the Thursday decision to roll back Obama-era net neutrality rules, which bar broadband providers from favoring the internet traffic of websites willing to pay for speedier service. Plus, Jennifer Rie, a senior litigation analyst for Bloomberg Intelligence, discusses the potential antitrust challenges to Disney's planned $52.4 billion acquisition of many of 21st Century Fox's core assets. They speak with Bloomberg's June Grasso.
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13 min
January 23, 2018
Court Throws Out Case About Trump Tweets (Audio)
Josh Blackman, a professor at the South Texas College of Law, discusses why a New York court has thrown out a case against President Trump for defamatory tweets, calling the suit "too vague." Plus, Bradley Moss, a partner at Mark Zaid Plc, discusses House testimony by deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein, who will face tough lawmaker questions from both sides of the aisle over DOJ involvement in Robert Mueller's Russia probe. They speak with Bloomberg's June Grasso.
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13 min
January 23, 2018
Federal Judge Questions Enemy Combatant Detentions (Correct)
William Banks, a professor at Syracuse University Law School, discusses how long the Federal government should be allowed to detain legally detain a U.S. citizen before letting them challenge their detention. Anthony Kreis, a professor at the Chicago-Kent College of Law, discusses why the Supreme Court decided to turn down a case that would have decided whether a major federal job-bias law covers discrimination based on sexual orientation. They speak with Bloomberg's June Grasso on Bloomberg Radio's "Politics, Policy, Power and Law."
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14 min
January 23, 2018
Manafort Heads to Court as Mueller Presses On (Audio)
Stephen Vladeck, a professor at the University of Texas School of Law, discusses special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian interference in the presidential election, which has resulted in legal action against former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort. Plus, Peter Carstensen, a professor at the University of Wisconsin Law School, discusses European Union opposition to Bayer’s $66 billion takeover of Monsanto. They speak with Bloomberg's June Grasso.
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15 min
January 22, 2018
Supreme Court Takes Up New Trump Travel Ban Case (Audio)
David Bier, immigration policy analyst for the Cato Institute, discusses the Supreme Court's decision to consider President Trump's latest travel, which has been making its way through lower courts. He speaks with Bloomberg's June Grasso on Bloomberg Radio's "Politics, Policy, Power and Law."
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9 min
November 7, 2017
Bloomberg Law Brief: Mueller Investigation’s Next Steps (Audio)
Andrew Kent, a professor at Fordham University Law School, discusses special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election, which is now said to focus on former national security adviser Michael Flynn. He speaks with Bloomberg's June Grasso and Michael Best on Bloomberg Radio's Bloomberg Law.
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4 min
November 6, 2017
Tech Giants Face Wide Array of Legal Challenges (Audio)
(Bloomberg) -- Eric Goldman, co-director of the High Tech Law Institute at Santa Clara University, and Gerrit De Vynck, a tech policy reporter for Bloomberg News, discuss legal challenges facing American tech giants like Facebook, Google, and Apple. They speak with Bloomberg's June Grasso and Michael Best on Bloomberg Radio's Bloomberg Law.
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8 min
November 6, 2017
Louisiana LGBT Worker Protections Turned Down by Court (Audio)
(Bloomberg) -- Anthony Kreis, a professor at the Chicago-Kent College of Law, discusses why a Louisiana appeals court turned down an executive order extending bias protections to gay and transgender workers in the state. He speaks with Bloomberg's June Grasso and Michael Best on Bloomberg Radio's Bloomberg Law.
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6 min
November 6, 2017
Flynn in Focus as Mueller Investigation Moves Forward (Audio)
(Bloomberg) -- Andrew Kent, a professor at Fordham University Law School, and William Banks, a professor at Syracuse University Law School, discuss special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election, which is now said to focus on former national security adviser Michael Flynn. They speak with Bloomberg's June Grasso and Michael Best on Bloomberg Radio's Bloomberg Law.
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11 min
November 6, 2017
Bloomberg Law Brief: AT&T-Time Warner Deal in Jeopardy (Audio)
Daniel Lyons, a professor at Boston College School of Law, discusses reports that the U.S. Justice Department is “actively” considering a lawsuit to block AT&T’s $85.4 billion purchase of Time Warner. He speaks with Bloomberg's June Grasso and Michael Best on Bloomberg Radio's Bloomberg Law.
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4 min
November 3, 2017
SocGen Executives at Risk in U.S. Libor Probe (Audio)
(Bloomberg) -- Robert Hockett, a professor at Cornell University Law School, discusses reports that senior executives at Societe Generale are being investigated by U.S. regulators over the bank’s role in manipulating Libor rates. He speaks with Bloomberg's June Grasso and Michael Best on Bloomberg Radio's Bloomberg Law.
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9 min
November 3, 2017
AT&T-Time Warner Deal in Jeopardy After DOJ Actions (Audio)
(Bloomberg) -- Daniel Lyons, a professor at Boston College School of Law, discusses reports that the U.S. Justice Department is “actively” considering a lawsuit to block AT&T’s $85.4 billion purchase of Time Warner. He speaks with Bloomberg's June Grasso and Michael Best on Bloomberg Radio's Bloomberg Law.
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6 min
November 3, 2017
Tax Plan Causes Incites Feuds within House GOP (Audio)
(Bloomberg) -- Richard Schmalbeck, a professor at Duke University Law School Tim Speiss, a partner at EisnerAmper, discuss the Republican tax plan, which could lead to infighting within the Republican Party and impact the nation’s deficit. They speak with Bloomberg's June Grasso and Michael Best on Bloomberg Radio's Bloomberg Law.
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13 min
November 3, 2017
Mylan President, Others Engulfed in Price Fixing Ring (Audio)
Jennifer Rie, a senior litigation analyst for Bloomberg Intelligence, discusses a multiyear investigation by dozen of state attorneys general, which has revealed a global generic drug price fixing conspiracy, which has reached all the way to Mylan president Rajiv Malik. She speaks with Bloomberg's June Grasso and Michael Best on Bloomberg Radio's Bloomberg Law.
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4 min
November 2, 2017
Papadopoulos Claims Campaign Approved Russia Meeting (Audio)
Jed Shugerman, a professor at Fordham University Law School, and Ryan Goodman, a professor at NYU School of Law, discuss reports that former Trump adviser George Papadopoulos wrote in an email that top Trump campaign officials agreed to a pre-election meeting with representatives of Vladimir Putin. They speak with Bloomberg's June Grasso and Michael Best on Bloomberg Radio's Bloomberg Law.
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4 min
November 1, 2017
Exxon Agrees to Pay $300 Million in Climate Settlement (Audio)
(Bloomberg) -- Pat Parenteau, a professor at the Vermont Law School, discusses an agreement by Exxon Mobil Corp. to pay more than $300 to resolve air quality violations for eight chemical plants in Texas and Louisiana. He speaks with Bloomberg's June Grasso and Michael Best on Bloomberg Radio's Bloomberg Law.
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6 min
November 1, 2017
Papadopoulos Claims Campaign Approved Russia Meeting (Audio)
(Bloomberg) -- Jed Shugerman, a professor at Fordham University Law School, and Ryan Goodman, a professor at NYU School of Law, discuss reports that former Trump adviser George Papadopoulos wrote in an email that top Trump campaign officials agreed to a pre-election meeting with representatives of Vladimir Putin. They speak with Bloomberg's June Grasso and Michael Best on Bloomberg Radio's Bloomberg Law.
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13 min
November 1, 2017
Judge Blocks Trump's Transgender Military Ban
Katherine Franke, a professor at Columbia Law School, discusses a decision by a federal judge to block President Trump's executive order banning transgender people from serving in the U.S. military. She speaks with Bloomberg's June Grasso and Greg Stohr on Bloomberg Radio's Bloomberg Law.
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4 min
October 31, 2017
McConnell Moves Forward with Judicial Nominations (Audio)
(Bloomberg) -- Carl Tobias, a professor at the University of Richmond Law School, discusses Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell's plan to move forward with hearings for the federal judge nominations that are currently awaiting confirmation by the senate. He speaks with Bloomberg's June Grasso and Greg Stohr on Bloomberg Radio's Bloomberg Law.
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8 min
October 31, 2017
Mueller Probe Enters New Phase After First Charges (Audio)
(Bloomberg) -- Stephen Vladeck, a professor at The University of Texas Law School, discusses the next steps in special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election, which resulted in charges for three people on Monday. He speaks with Bloomberg's June Grasso and Greg Stohr on Bloomberg Radio's Bloomberg Law.
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6 min
October 31, 2017
Judge Blocks Trump's Transgender Military Ban (Audio)
(Bloomberg) -- Rachel VanLandingham, a professor at Southwestern Law School and former judge advocate in the U.S. Air Force, and Katherine Franke, a professor at Columbia Law School, discuss a decision by a federal judge to block President Trump's executive order banning transgender people from serving in the U.S. military. They speak with Bloomberg's June Grasso and Greg Stohr on Bloomberg Radio's Bloomberg Law.
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13 min
October 31, 2017
First Charges in Russian Interference in US Election (Audio)
William Banks, a professor at Syracuse University Law School, and Fordham Law School professor Andrew Kent discuss Special Counsel Robert Muller's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election. They speak with Bloomberg's June Grasso and Michael Best on Bloomberg Radio's Bloomberg Law
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4 min
October 30, 2017
Barclays in Talks Over Toxic Mortgages (Audio)
Robert Hockett, a professor at Cornell University Law School, discusses reports that Barclays and United States Justice Department are engaging in talks over the suspected fraudulent sale of mortgage securities a decade ago. He speaks with Bloomberg's June Grasso on Bloomberg Radio's Bloomberg Law.
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4 min
October 27, 2017
Court Consulted on Electronic Searches at Airports (Audio)
(Bloomberg) -- Orin Kerr, a professor at George Washington University School of Law, and George Newhouse, a partner at Detons, discusses a bid by the ACLU to review warrantless government cellphone searches at U.S. airports. They speak with Bloomberg's June Grasso on Bloomberg Radio's Bloomberg Law.
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9 min
October 27, 2017
Tech Rivalries Flare as Russia investigation Continues (Audio)
(Bloomberg) -- Jennifer Rie, a senior litigation analyst for Bloomberg Intelligence, and Mark Patterson, a professor at Fordham University Law School, discuss how investigations into foreign-funded election ads on social media have revived an ongoing feud between Google and Yelp. They speak with Bloomberg's June Grasso on Bloomberg Radio's Bloomberg Law.
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12 min
October 27, 2017
Barclays in Talks Over Toxic Mortgages (Audio)
(Bloomberg) -- Robert Hockett, a professor at Cornell University Law School, discusses reports that Barclays and United States Justice Department are engaging in talks over the suspected fraudulent sale of mortgage securities a decade ago. He speaks with Bloomberg's June Grasso on Bloomberg Radio's Bloomberg Law.
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6 min
October 27, 2017
Bloomberg Law Brief: Judge Delivers Blow to ACA (Audio)
Brian Rye, senior government analyst for Bloomberg Intelligence, discusses a decision by a federal judge to reject a bid by democratic state officials to temporarily block the White House from ending cost-sharing reduction payments to health insurers, which were put in place under the Affordable Care Act. He speaks with Bloomberg's June Grasso and Greg Stohr on Bloomberg Radio's Bloomberg Law.
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4 min
October 26, 2017
DOJ Takes on Campus Free Speech Case (Audio)
(Bloomberg) -- Enrique Armijo, a professor at Elon University Law School, discusses why the Justice Department has decided to support a claim by a student at Pierce College in Los Angeles, who says that his First Amendment rights were violated when he was made to stand in a "free-speech zone" while handing out spanish language copies of the U.S. constitution. He speaks with Bloomberg's June Grasso and Greg Stohr on Bloomberg Radio's Bloomberg Law.
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9 min
October 26, 2017
ACA Judge Refuses to Restore Subsidy Payments (Audio)
(Bloomberg) -- Brian Rye, senior government analyst for Bloomberg Intelligence, discusses a decision by a federal judge to reject a bid by democratic state officials to temporarily block the White House from ending cost-sharing reduction payments to health insurers, which were put in place under the Affordable Care Act. He speaks with Bloomberg's June Grasso and Greg Stohr on Bloomberg Radio's Bloomberg Law.
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6 min
October 26, 2017
Purdue Targeted as Trump Declares Opioid Emergency (Audio)
(Bloomberg) -- Richard Ausness, a professor and the University of Kentucky School of Law, and Leo Beletsky, a professor at Northeastern University Law School, discuss President Trump's Thursday announcement declaring a national emergency over the opioid crisis, which comes one day after Purdue Pharma was targeted by federal prosecutors over the marketing of controversial opioid painkiller OxyContin. They speak with Bloomberg's June Grasso and Greg Stohr on Bloomberg Radio's Bloomberg Law.
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13 min
October 26, 2017
Bloomberg Law Brief: DOJ Curbs `Sneak & Peek' Searches (Audio)
Jonathan Manes, a professor at University of Buffalo School of Law, and Michael Carroll, director of the Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Property at American University Washington College of Law, discuss why the Department of Justice is moving to scale back the use so-called "sneak-and-peek" searches, which force technology companies to turn over customer data without alerting users to the clandestine interception of their information. They speak with Bloomberg's June Grasso and Michael Best on Bloomberg Radio's Bloomberg Law.
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4 min
October 25, 2017
Court Upholds `Baseball Rule' in New York Court (Audio)
(Bloomberg) -- Bob Van Voris, a legal reporter for Bloomberg News, discusses a legal win for the New York Yankees, after a state appeals court in Manhattan ruled that the baseball team was not responsible for a fan's foul ball-related injuries at a 2011 game. He speaks with Bloomberg's June Grasso and Michael Best on Bloomberg Radio's Bloomberg Law.
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9 min
October 25, 2017
DOJ Curbs Controversial `Sneak-and-Peek' Searches (Audio)
(Bloomberg) -- Jonathan Manes, a professor at University of Buffalo School of Law, and Michael Carroll, director of the Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Property at American University Washington College of Law, discuss why the Department of Justice is moving to scale back the use so-called "sneak-and-speak" searches, which force technology companies to turn over customer data without alerting users to the clandestine interception of their information. They speak with Bloomberg's June Grasso and Michael Best on Bloomberg Radio's Bloomberg Law.
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11 min
October 25, 2017
Supreme Court Dismisses Latest Travel Ban Case (Audio)
(Bloomberg) -- Greg Stohr, Bloomberg News Supreme Court reporter and co-host of "Bloomberg Law" on Bloomberg Radio, discusses why the Supreme Court decided to dismiss the remaining case over President Trump's controversial travel ban, allowing the new version of the policy to be scrutinized first by lower courts. He speaks with Bloomberg's June Grasso and Michael Best on Bloomberg Radio's Bloomberg Law.
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6 min
October 24, 2017
Some Supreme Court Members Ignore Hard Data in Cases (Audio)
(Bloomberg) -- Josh Douglas, a professor at the University of Kentucky School of Law, discusses why some Supreme Court justices continue to downplay the importance of math and statistics as evidence in cases. He speaks with Bloomberg's June Grasso and Michael Best on Bloomberg Radio's Bloomberg Law.
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9 min
October 24, 2017
David Boies Hopes His Law Firm Will Outlive Him (Audio)
(Bloomberg) -- Casey Sullivan, editor-at-large for Bloomberg Big Law Business, discusses his recent interview with high-profile lawyer David Boies, who is preparing to hand over leadership of his law firm so that it can carry on after he is gone. He speaks with Bloomberg's June Grasso and Michael Best on Bloomberg Radio's Bloomberg Law.
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6 min
October 24, 2017
In Unusual Move, Treasury Department Opposes CFPB (Audio)
(Bloomberg) -- Mike Konczal, a fellow at the Roosevelt Institute, and Jim Copland, legal director for the Manhattan Institute, discuss why the Treasury department is attacking a rule that was proposed by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, which would allow credit card customers to settle disputes through the courts, rather than through arbitration. They speak with Bloomberg's June Grasso on Bloomberg Radio's Bloomberg Law.
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12 min
October 24, 2017
Bloomberg Law Brief: Ex-HSBC FX Trader Convicted (Audio)
Lananh Nguyen from Bloomberg News, discusses the jury verdict in the case against Mark Johnson, a former London-based currency trader at HSBC Holdings, who has been convicted of manipulating the foreign exchange market. She speaks with Bloomberg's June Grasso on Bloomberg Radio's Bloomberg Law.
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3 min
October 23, 2017
Texas Town Mixes Politics with Hurricane Relief (Audio)
(Bloomberg) -- Eugene Volokh, a professor at UCLA Law School, discusses the town of Dickinson, Texas, which will only provide hurricane relief grants who pledge not to boycott Israel. He speaks with Bloomberg's June Grasso on Bloomberg Radio's Bloomberg Law.
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6 min
October 23, 2017
J&J Wins Reversal of $417 Million Talc Cancer Penalty (Audio)
(Bloomberg) -- Erik Gordon, a professor at the University of Michigan Ross School of Business, and Howard Erichson, a professor at Fordham University Law School, discuss a court verdict, which overturned a $417 million penalty against Johnson & Johnson for knowingly selling cancer-causing talcum powder. They speak with Bloomberg's June Grasso on Bloomberg Radio's Bloomberg Law.
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17 min
October 23, 2017
Ex-HSBC FX Trader Convicted for Front-Running (Audio)
(Bloomberg) -- Lananh Nguyen from Bloomberg News, discusses the jury verdict in the case against Mark Johnson, a former London-based currency trader at HSBC Holdings, who has been convicted of manipulating the foreign exchange market. She speaks with Bloomberg's June Grasso on Bloomberg Radio's Bloomberg Law.
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6 min
October 23, 2017
Bloomberg Law Brief: New Legislation for Online Ads (Audio)
Bradley Smith, a professor at Capital University Law School and former chairman of the Federal Election Commission, discusses a new bipartisan plan in the Senate to regulate online advertising after foreign interference in the 2016 U.S. election. He speaks with June Grasso on Bloomberg Radio's Bloomberg Law.
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4 min
October 20, 2017
Jury Discusses Fate of HSBC Foreign Exchange Trader (Audio)
(Bloomberg) -- Lananh Nguyen and Patricia Hurtado from Bloomberg News, discuss the court case against Mark Johnson, a former London-based currency trader at HSBC Holdings, who is accused of manipulating the foreign exchange market. They speak with Bloomberg's June Grasso and Michael Best on Bloomberg Radio's Bloomberg Law.
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8 min
October 20, 2017
Johnny Depp Blames Lawyer, Others for Lost Fortune (Audio)
(Bloomberg) -- David Bissinger, founding partner at Bissinger, Oshman and Williams, discusses why actor Johnny Depp is accusing his former lawyer, Jacob Bloom, among others, of losing his fortune over the past 18 years, and asking for $30 million in contingency fees. He speaks with Bloomberg's June Grasso and Michael Best on Bloomberg Radio's Bloomberg Law.
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6 min
October 20, 2017
Lawmakers Propose New Legislation for Online Ads (Audio)
(Bloomberg) -- Bradley Smith, a professor at Capital University Law School and former chairman of the Federal Election Commission, and Bradley Moss, a partner at Mark Zaid Plc, discuss a new bipartisan plan in the Senate to regulate online advertising after foreign interference in the 2016 U.S. elections. They speak with Bloomberg's June Grasso and Michael Best on Bloomberg Radio's Bloomberg Law.
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13 min
October 20, 2017
Bloomberg Law Brief: Emoluments Case Against Trump (Audio)
Richard Painter, a professor at the University of Minnesota Law School and former White House ethics lawyer, discusses a case that his group, Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington, is bringing against President Trump, accusing him of violating the Constitution's Foreign Emoluments Clause. He speaks with Bloomberg's June Grasso and Greg Stohr on Bloomberg Radio's Bloomberg Law.
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4 min
October 19, 2017
NDAs Can Potentially Aid Sexual Assaulters at Work (Audio)
(Bloomberg) -- Rebecca Greenfield, a Bloomberg News reporter and host of the Bloomberg "Game Plan" podcast, discusses how nondisclosure agreements can help to protect sexual predators in the workplace. She speaks with Bloomberg's June Grasso and Greg Stohr on Bloomberg Radio's Bloomberg Law.
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9 min
October 19, 2017
Sessions Maintains Silence on Talks with Trump (Audio)
(Bloomberg) -- Ryan Goodman, a professor at NYU Law School, and Jeff Cramer, managing director at the Berkeley Research Group, discuss comments made by attorney general Jeff Sessions on Wednesday, in which he said that he would not reveal any part of his conversations with President Trump surrounding the firing of former FBI director James Comey. They speak with Bloomberg's June Grasso and Greg Stohr on Bloomberg Radio's Bloomberg Law.
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12 min
October 19, 2017
Trump Emoluments Case Puts Court in Uncharted Territory (Audio)
(Bloomberg) -- Richard Painter, a professor at the University of Minnesota Law School and former White House ethics lawyer, discusses a case that his group, Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington, is bringing against President Trump, accusing him of violating the Constitution's Foreign Emoluments Clause. He speaks with Bloomberg's June Grasso and Greg Stohr on Bloomberg Radio's Bloomberg Law.
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6 min
October 19, 2017
Bloomberg Law Brief: Effort to Save Clean Power Plan (Audio)
Patrick Parenteau, a professor at Vermont Law School, discusses an effort by more than 20 states and cities to rescue President Barack Obama's clean power plan, potentially halting President Trump's plans to scuttle the emissions-cutting program. He speaks with Bloomberg's June Grasso and Michael Best on Bloomberg Radio's Bloomberg Law.
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3 min
October 18, 2017
J&J Challenges Talc Verdicts Across the Country (Audio)
(Bloomberg) -- Howard Erichson, a professor at Fordham University Law School, discusses Johnson and Johnson's attempts to fight several court cases across the country, which seek to hold the company liable for instances of ovarian cancer caused by its talcum powder products. He speaks with Bloomberg's June Grasso and Michael Best on Bloomberg Radio's Bloomberg Law.
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8 min
October 18, 2017
Democratic States Seek to Save Obama's Clean Power Plan (Audio)
(Bloomberg) -- Patrick Parenteau, a professor at Vermont Law School, discusses an effort by more than 20 states and cities to rescue President Barack Obama's clean power plan, potentially halting President Trump's plans to scuttle the emissions-cutting program. He speaks with Bloomberg's June Grasso and Michael Best on Bloomberg Radio's Bloomberg Law.
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7 min
October 18, 2017
Third Trump Travel Ban Blocked By U.S. Judges (Audio)
(Bloomberg) -- Erik Larson, a legal reporter for Bloomberg News, discusses why federal judges in Hawaii and Maryland have blocked President Trump's third travel ban from taking effect on Wednesday, saying that the latest version of the ban was found to discriminate by using the nationality of travelers “as a proxy” for their security risk. He speaks with Bloomberg's June Grasso and Michael Best on Bloomberg Radio's Bloomberg Law.
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13 min
October 18, 2017
Bloomberg Law Brief: Allergan Patents Invalidated (Audio)
Aude Gerspacher, a senior litigation analyst for Bloomberg Intelligence, and Michael Carrier, a professor at Rutgers University Law School, discuss why a federal judge ruled that Allergan’s bid to use an Indian tribe to protect one of its drug patents is illegal. They speak with Bloomberg's June Grasso and Greg Stohr on Bloomberg Radio's Bloomberg Law.
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4 min
October 17, 2017
Kaepernick Files Grievance Against NFL Owners (Audio)
(Bloomberg) -- Marc Edelman, a professor at Baruch College Zicklin School of Business, discusses why former San Franscisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick has filed a grievance against NFL owners for collusion after Kaepernick knelt for the national anthem during football games. He speaks with Bloomberg's June Grasso and Greg Stohr on Bloomberg Radio's Bloomberg Law.
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12 min
October 17, 2017
Allergan Patents Invalidated by U.S. Judge (Audio)
(Bloomberg) -- Aude Gerspacher, a senior litigation analyst for Bloomberg Intelligence, and Michael Carrier, a professor at Rutgers University Law School, discuss why a federal judge ruled that Allergan’s bid to use an Indian tribe to protect one of its drug patents is illegal. They speak with Bloomberg's June Grasso and Greg Stohr on Bloomberg Radio's Bloomberg Law.
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12 min
October 17, 2017
Bloomberg Law Brief: High Court to Hear Privacy Dispute (Audio)
Bloomberg News Supreme Court reporter and Bloomberg Law co-host Greg Stohr discusses the Supreme Court taking up a dispute between Microsoft and the US government. The issue is whether law enforcement can demand data held overseas by technology companies. He speaks with June Grasso and Michael Best on Bloomberg Radio's Bloomberg Law.
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4 min
October 16, 2017
Judges Say Proposed Quotas Threaten Independence (Audio)
(Bloomberg) -- Leon Fresco, a partner at Holland & Knight and former Deputy Assistant Attorney General for the Office of Immigration Litigation at the U.S. Department of Justice Civil Division, and David Bier, an immigration policy analyst at the Cato Institute, discuss why federal immigration judges are pushing back against a Trump administration effort to impose "numeric performance standards" on verdicts, claiming that any such action would threaten their independence. They speak with Bloomberg's June Grasso and Michael Best on Bloomberg Radio's Bloomberg Law.
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11 min
October 16, 2017
Bloomberg Law Brief: Trump Ends ACA Subsidy to Insurers (Audio)
Abby Gluck, Yale University law professor, and Zach Tracer, Bloomberg News healthcare reporter, discuss President Trump's decision to end government subsidies to insurers under the Affordable Care Act. They speak with Bloomberg Law hosts June Grasso and Michael Best on Bloomberg Radio's "Bloomberg Law."
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4 min
October 13, 2017
Belgian Requlator Seeks Court Order Against Facebook (Audio)
(Bloomberg) -- Don Aplin, Bloomberg Law Managing Editor for Privacy and Data Security, will discuss how a Belgian regulator sought out a court order forcing Facebook to stop any collection of data for advertising purposes. He speaks with June Grasso and Michael Best on "Bloomberg Law."
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9 min
October 13, 2017
Gluck and Tracer Discuss Healthcare Executive Order (Audio)
(Bloomberg) -- Abbe Gluck, professor at Yale University Law School, and Zach Tracer, Bloomberg News healthcare reporter, will discuss the Executive Order signed by President Trump on healthcare and its implications on Obamacare, along with his decision to cut off subsidy to help lower income people. They speak with June Grasso and Michael Best on "Bloomberg Law."
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14 min
October 13, 2017
Bloomberg Law Brief: Antitrust Issues Surround Merger (Audio)
Jennifer Rie, Senior Litigation Analyst for Bloomberg Intelligence, discusses antitrust issues that may surround any plans to combine Sprint and T-Mobile. She speaks with Bloomberg’s June Grasso and Greg Stohr on Bloomberg Radio's Bloomberg Law.
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4 min
October 12, 2017
Rie on Concerns with Sprint, T-Mobile Merger (Audio)
(Bloomberg) -- Jennifer Rie, Senior Litigation Analyst for Bloomberg Intelligence, will discuss the most recent news and concerns with a potential merger between Sprint and T-Mobile. She speaks with June Grasso and Greg Stohr on "Bloomberg Law."
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6 min
October 12, 2017
Bribery Case Against Menendez Could be Dismissed (Audio)
(Bloomberg) -- Robert Mintz, Partner at McCarter and English, and Robert Heim, founding partner at Meyers and Heim, discuss how the bribery case against New Jersey Senator Robert Menendez may be dismissed. They speak with June Grasso and Greg Stohr on "Bloomberg Law."
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12 min
October 12, 2017
Bloomberg Law Brief: Muhammad Ali Enterprises Sues Fox (Audio)
Chris Cotropia, a professor at the University of Richmond School of Law, discusses a lawsuit targeting Fox over a video from the Super Bowl that used footage of famed boxer Muhammad Ali.
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4 min
October 11, 2017
U.S Supreme Court Drops a Case Over Trump's Travel Ban (Audio)
(Bloomberg) -- Andrew Arthur, Resident Fellow in Law and Policy at the Center for Immigration Studies, and Leon Fresco, partner at Holland & Knight and former Deputy Assistant Attorney General for the Office of Immigration Litigation at the U.S. Department of Justice Civil Division, will discuss how the U.S Supreme court is dropping one of two cases over Donald Trump's travel ban. They speak with June Grasso and Michael Best on "Bloomberg Law."
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8 min
October 11, 2017
Cotropia on Ali Enterprises Suing Fox (Audio)
(Bloomberg) -- Chris Cotropia, Professor of Law at the University of Richmond School of Law, will discuss how Muhammad Ali enterprises is suing Fox for the use of Ali in a superbowl commercial. He speaks with June Grasso and Michael Best on "Bloomberg Law."
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6 min
October 11, 2017
Vladeck and Ku on Jesner V. Arab Bank (Audio)
(Bloomberg) -- Stephen Vladeck, professor at the University of Texas Law School, and Julian Ku, Professor of Constitutional Law at Hofstra University, Will discuss whether The U.S. Supreme Court agreed to use a case stemming from Middle Eastern terrorism to decide whether victims of overseas atrocities can use a two-century-old federal law to sue corporations for complicity. They speak with June Grasso and Michael Best on "Bloomberg Law."
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12 min
October 11, 2017
Bloomberg Law Brief: Ex-HSBC Trader on Trial for Fraud (Audio)
Robert Hockett, a professor at Cornell University Law School, and Bloomberg Foreign Exchange reporter Lananh Nguyen, discuss prosecutors in Brooklyn resting their case against former HSBC currency trader Mark Johnson for alleged currency rigging.
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4 min
October 10, 2017
Nguyen and Hockett on Fraud Case (Audio)
(Bloomberg) -- Lananh Nguyen Bloomberg FX reporter, and Robert Hockett, professor at Cornell University Law School, discuss the fraud case against former HSBC Currency trader Mark Johnson. They speak with June Grasso on "Bloomberg Law."
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10 min
October 10, 2017
Bloomberg Law Brief: Changes to Birth Control Coverage (Audio)
Ashe McGovern, legislative and policy director at the Center for Gender and Sexuality Law at Columbia Law School, and Michael Selmi, professor at George Washington University Law School, discuss the Trump administration's move to let employers opt out of providing health insurance that covers birth control.
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4 min
October 9, 2017
Pending Actions Protecting Endangered Species Withdrawn (Audio)
(Bloomberg) -- Charles Warren, Partner at Naftalis & Frankel, and Patrick Parenteau, Professor of Law at Vermont Law School, will discuss how the Trump administration has quietly withdrawn dozens of pending actions to protect endangered species. They speak with June Grasso and Michael Best on "Bloomberg Law."
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8 min
October 9, 2017
Gerspacher on Allergan Patent Deal (Audio)
(Bloomberg) -- Aude Gerspacher, Bloomberg Intelligence Senior Analyst will discuss Allergan selling it’s patents to an Indian tribe. She speaks with June Grasso and Michael Best on "Bloomberg Law."
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6 min
October 9, 2017
McGovern and Selmi on Religious Freedom Memo (Audio)
(Bloomberg) -- Ashe McGovern, Legislative and Policy Director at the Center for Gender and Sexuality Law at Columbia Law School, and Michael Selmi, Professor of Law at George Washington University Law School, discuss the U.S issuing a religious freedom memo giving leeway in hiring. They speak with June Grasso and Michael Best on "Bloomberg Law."
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12 min
October 9, 2017
Bloomberg Law Brief: Trump Admin & Travel Ban Case (Audio)
Leon Fresco, a partner at Holland & Knight and former Deputy Assistant Attorney General for the Office of Immigration Litigation at the U.S. Department of Justice Civil Division, discusses why the Trump administration is telling the Supreme Court that it should dismiss its pending case over the President's travel ban. He speaks with Bloomberg's June Grasso on Bloomberg Radio's Bloomberg Law.
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4 min
October 6, 2017
EU Regulators Slap Big Taxes on U.S. Tech Giants (Audio)
(Bloomberg) -- Itai Grinberg, a professor at Georgetown University Law Center, and J Richard Harvey, a professor at Villanova University School of Law, discuss why European Union regulators ordered Amazon to pay 250 million euros of back taxes to Luxembourg after finding that the country's rules unfairly benefitted the online shopping giant. They speak with Bloomberg's June Grasso on Bloomberg Radio's Bloomberg Law.
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13 min
October 6, 2017
Bloomberg Law Brief: Apple & Qualcomm Feud (Audio)
Max Chafkin, a reporter for Bloomberg Businessweek, discusses the ongoing legal fight between Apple and Qualcomm over the chipmaker's practice of charging royalties of up to 5 percent of the average selling price of the phone in exchange for the technology that allows most smartphones to send and receive data. He speaks with Bloomberg's Greg Stohr on Bloomberg Radio's Bloomberg Law.
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4 min
October 5, 2017
Apple and Qualcomm Feud Grows Over $18 Part (Audio)
(Bloomberg) -- Max Chafkin, a reporter for Bloomberg Businessweek, discusses the ongoing legal fight between Apple and Qualcomm over the chipmaker's practice of charging royalties of up to 5 percent of the average selling price of the phone in exchange for the technology that allows most smartphones to send and receive data. He speaks with Bloomberg's Greg Stohr on Bloomberg Radio's Bloomberg Law.
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8 min
October 5, 2017
Reports Show Kasowitz Helped Block 2010 Felony Charges (Audio)
(Bloomberg) -- Sean O'Shea, a partner at Boies Schiller Flexner, and Justin Elliott, a reporter for ProPublica, discuss a new report that shows how Trump family lawyer Marc Kasowitz used his political connections in New York City to help Ivanka and Donald Trump Jr. avoid charges for misleading prospective buyers of units in the Trump SoHo building. They speak with Bloomberg's Greg Stohr on Bloomberg Radio's Bloomberg Law.
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12 min
October 5, 2017
Bloomberg Law Brief: Newest Travel Ban Faces Legal Test (Audio)
Erik Larson, Bloomberg News legal reporter, discusses the first lawsuit challenging President Trump's third travel ban for its role in breaking up a pair of romances between Iranian couples. He speaks with Bloomberg's Michael Best on Bloomberg Radio's Bloomberg Law.
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4 min
October 4, 2017
Trump Administration Halts Obama-Era Equal Pay Rule (Audio)
(Bloomberg) -- Michael Selmi, a professor at George Washington University Law School, discusses an Obama-era labor rule, which was designed to protect women and minorities in the workforce, but is now the subject of a civil rights lawsuit after being put on hold by the Trump administration. He speaks with Bloomberg's Michael Best on Bloomberg Radio's Bloomberg Law.
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8 min
October 4, 2017
High Court Questions Appeal Guilty Plea (Audio)
(Bloomberg) -- Rory Little, a professor at UC Hastings College of the Law, and Albert Alschuler, professor of law at Northwestern University, discuss the Supreme Court case Class v. United States, in which the court is considering whether a guilty plea inherently waives a defendant’s right to challenge the constitutionality of the law they were convicted under. They speak with Bloomberg's Michael Best on Bloomberg Radio's Bloomberg Law.
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13 min
October 4, 2017
Newest Trump Travel Ban Faces First Legal Test (Audio)
(Bloomberg) -- Erik Larson, Bloomberg News legal reporter, discusses the first lawsuit challenging president Trump's latest travel ban, which challenges the ban for its role in breaking up a pair of romances between Iranian couples. He speaks with Bloomberg's Michael Best on Bloomberg Radio's Bloomberg Law.
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4 min
October 3, 2017
Former Equifax CEO Assumes the Congressional Hot Seat (Audio)
(Bloomberg) -- Craig Newman, a partner at Patterson Belknap, and David Stone, a partner at Stone & Magnanini, discuss former Equifax CEO Richard Smith's Tuesday testimony before the House Energy and Commerce Committee, where he admitted that the company made major errors under his leadership, which exposed hundreds of millions of Americans to identity theft. They speak with Bloomberg's June Grasso on Bloomberg Radio's Bloomberg Law.
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9 min
October 3, 2017
Mueller Prepares for Pre-Emptive Trump Pardons (Audio)
(Bloomberg) -- Greg Farrell, an investigative reporter for Bloomberg News, discusses U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller's strategy in the event that President Trump tries to pardon people in his circle before they've even been charged with a crime. He speaks with Bloomberg's June Grasso on Bloomberg Radio's Bloomberg Law
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6 min
October 3, 2017
Court Tests if Partisan Gerrymandering Can Go Too Far (Audio)
(Bloomberg) -- Michael Li, senior counsel at the Brennan Center for Justice, and Richard Briffault, a professor at Columbia Law School, discuss the Supreme Court Case Gill v. Whitford, which will decide whether a redistricting map that’s skewed to help one political party can ever be so extreme that it violates the Constitution. They speak with Bloomberg's June Grasso on Bloomberg Radio's Bloomberg Law.
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13 min
October 3, 2017
Bloomberg Law Brief: Class Action Suits in High Court (Audio)
Mark Rifkin, a partner at Wolf Haldenstein, discusses the Supreme Court case, Epic Systems v. Lewis, which could provide employers with a powerful tool to prevent workers from filing class action lawsuits. They speak with Bloomberg's Michael Best on Bloomberg Radio's Bloomberg Law.
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3 min
October 2, 2017
Appeals Court Blocks D.C. Concealed Carry Law (Audio)
(Bloomberg) -- Adam Winkler, a professor at UCLA Law School, discusses why a Washington D.C. appeals court blocked city officials from enforcing the district's strict limits on carrying concealed firearms. He speaks with Bloomberg's June Grasso on Bloomberg Radio's Bloomberg Law.
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8 min
October 2, 2017
AIG Emerges from Federal Oversight after SIFI Ruling (Audio)
(Bloomberg) -- Robert Hockett, a professor at Cornell University Law School, discusses Friday's announcement by the Financial Stability Oversight Council cancelling AIG’s designation as a systemically important financial institution, allowing the New York-based insurer to emerge from tight federal oversight. He speaks with Bloomberg's Michael Best and June Grasso on Bloomberg Radio's Bloomberg Law.
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6 min
October 2, 2017
Employers Battle Class Actions Suits in High Court (Audio)
(Bloomberg) -- Paul Salvatore, a partner at Proskauer, and Mark Rifkin, a partner at Wolf Haldenstein, discuss the Supreme Court case Epic Systems v. Lewis, which could provide employers with a powerful tool to prevent workers from filing class action lawsuits. They speak with Bloomberg's Michael Best and June Grasso on Bloomberg Radio's Bloomberg Law.
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12 min
October 2, 2017
Bloomberg Law Brief: Request to Overturn Net Neutrality (Audio)
Enrique Armijo, a professor at Elon University School of Law, and Daniel Lyons, a professor at Boston College Law School, discuss why AT&T and other broadband providers are asking the Supreme Court to overturn the Obama-era "net neutrality" rule, which bars internet service providers from slowing or blocking rivals' content. They speak with Bloomberg's Michael Best and June Grasso on Bloomberg Radio's Bloomberg Law.
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4 min
September 29, 2017
Outnumbered, Democrats on Trump Voter Panel Push Back (Audio)
(Bloomberg) -- Andrew Harris, a legal reporter for Bloomberg News, discusses democratic opposition within President Trump's election integrity commission after the commission's leader, Kris Kobach, supported allegations that New Hampshire's election was swayed by voter fraud. He speaks with Bloomberg's Michael Best and June Grasso on Bloomberg Radio's Bloomberg Law.
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9 min
September 29, 2017
California AG Declares Victory Over Greenhouse Gas Rule (Audio)
(Bloomberg) -- Charles Warren, a partner at Kramer, Levin, Naftalis and Frankel, discusses why California attorney general Xavier Becerra has declared victory over the Trump administration in a long-running dispute about emissions measurements on federal highways. He speaks with Bloomberg's Michael Best and June Grasso on Bloomberg Radio's Bloomberg Law.
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8 min
September 29, 2017
Bloomberg Law Brief: High Court Reconsiders Union Fees (Audio)
Steve Sanders, a professor at Indiana University Maurer School of Law, discusses a decision by the Supreme Court to reconsider whether 5 million government workers can refuse to pay mandatory union fees, an issue that deadlocked the court in a 4-4 tie earlier in the year. He speaks with Bloomberg's June Grasso on Bloomberg Radio's Bloomberg Law.
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4 min
September 28, 2017
Businesses Await Details of GOP Tax Overhaul Plans (Correct)
(Bloomberg) -- Corrects Richard Schmalbeck's name\u0010\u0010Mike Greenwald, a partner at Friedman LLP, and Richard Schmalbeck, a professor at Duke University Law School, discuss the recently released framework for U.S. tax overhaul, which GOP leaders say will increase business spending in America and provide tax relief to the middle class. They speak with Bloomberg's June Grasso on Bloomberg Radio's Bloomberg Law.
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13 min
September 28, 2017
Administration Says Bias Law Can't Protect LGBT Workers (Audio)
(Bloomberg) -- Anthony Kreis, a professor at the Chicago-Kent College of Law, discuss arguments by lawyers for the Trump administration, who argue that the U.S. law that has protected workers from gender and racial bias for more than half a century should not be extended to cover gay and lesbian employees. He speaks with Bloomberg's June Grasso on Bloomberg Radio's Bloomberg Law.
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8 min
September 28, 2017
High Court Tries Again on Mandatory Union Fees (Audio)
(Bloomberg) -- Steve Sanders, a professor at Indiana University Maurer School of Law, discusses a decision by the Supreme Court to reconsider whether 5 million government workers can refuse to pay union fees, an issue that deadlocked the court in a 4-4 tie earlier in the year. He speaks with Bloomberg's June Grasso on Bloomberg Radio's Bloomberg Law.
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6 min
September 27, 2017
College Basketball in Turmoil Over Kickback Scandal (Audio)
(Bloomberg) -- Bob Van Voris, a legal reporter for Bloomberg News, discusses bribery accusations against 10 coaches, managers, financial advisers and representatives of sportswear companies involved in a college basketball kickback scandal, which is rocking the sport at its highest levels. Plus, a look at how ticket re-sellers are betting big on broadway tickets. He speaks with Bloomberg's June Grasso on Bloomberg Radio's Bloomberg Law.
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8 min
September 27, 2017
Farmers Harvest Settlement in Syngenta Corn Lawsuit (Audio)
(Bloomberg) -- Margaret Cronin Fisk, a reporter for Bloomberg News, and Andrew Torrance, a professor at the University of Kansas School of Law, discuss a settlement under which Syngenta agreed to pay more than 100,000 farmers more than $1.4 billion after they complained that the marketing of the company’s genetically modified corn seeds shut them out of the Chinese market. They speak with Bloomberg's Michael Best and June Grasso on Bloomberg Radio's Bloomberg Law.
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13 min
September 27, 2017
Google Appeases EU with New Shopping Service (Audio)
(Bloomberg) -- Thomas Graf, a partner at Cleary Gottlieb, discusses Google's decision to create a standalone unit for its shopping service after EU regulators accused the search giant of engaging in anti-competitive business practices. He speaks with Bloomberg's Michael Best and June Grasso on Bloomberg Radio's Bloomberg Law.
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6 min
September 27, 2017
Bloomberg Law Brief: J&J Alerted to Asbestos in 1970s (Audio)
Jef Feeley, Bloomberg News legal reporter, discusses new evidence that Johnson & Johnson knew about asbestos risks in its talcum powder as early as the 1970s. This adds another dimension to claims against Johnson & Johnson, as it defends itself from more than 5-thousand suits blaming its products for causing ovarian cancer in women.
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4 min
September 26, 2017
Appeals Court Rules `StingRay' Use Requires Warrant (Audio)
(Bloomberg) -- George Newhouse, a partner at Dentons, discusses a decision by a Washington appeals court, which decided that law enforcement officers need to obtain a warrant before using StingRay technology, which tricks sending cellphone into sending its location information to police officers. He speaks with June Grasso and Greg Stohr on Bloomberg Radio's "Bloomberg Law."
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13 min
September 26, 2017
Supreme Court Drops Travel Ban Arguments After Revision (Audio)
(Bloomberg) - Josh Blackman, a professor at the South Texas College of Law, discusses why the Supreme Court removed a a scheduled clash over President Donald Trump’s travel ban from its argument calendar after the President released a revised travel ban on Sunday. He speaks with Bloomberg's Greg Stohr and June Grasso on Bloomberg Radio's Bloomberg Law.
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9 min
September 26, 2017
Bloomberg Law Brief: High Court & Travel Ban Arguments (Audio)
Greg Stohr, Bloomberg News Supreme Court reporter and co-host of the Bloomberg Law Show, discusses why the Supreme Court removed oral arguments for President Trump's old travel ban from its calendar, telling the administration and the ban’s challengers to file briefs discussing the impact of a new revised policy. He speaks with June Grasso and Michael Best on Bloomberg Radio's "Bloomberg Law."
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3 min
September 25, 2017
Files Show J&J Ignored Talc Cancer Warnings (Audio)
(Bloomberg) -- Jef Feeley, a legal reporter for Bloomberg News, discusses new evidence that Johnson and Johnson knew about the cancer risks of its talcum powder for decades, but did nothing to protect consumers. He speaks with June Grasso and Michael Best on Bloomberg Radio's "Bloomberg Law."
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3 min
September 25, 2017
High Court Takes Travel Ban Arguments Off the Schedule (Audio)
(Bloomberg) -- Greg Stohr, Bloomberg News Supreme Court reporter and co-host of the Bloomberg Law Show, discusses why the Supreme Court removed oral arguments for President Trump's old travel ban from its calendar, telling the administration and the ban’s challengers to file new briefs discussing the impact of a new revised policy. He speaks with June Grasso and Michael Best on Bloomberg Radio's "Bloomberg Law."
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5 min
September 25, 2017
Uber Faces Potential London Ban (Audio)
(Bloomberg) -- Benjamin Edelman, a professor at Harvard Business School, discusses a decision by London authorities to revoke Uber's license to operate in the city, citing the company's corporate culture and refusal to cooperate with authorities as cause to rescind the company's privileges. He speaks with June Grasso and Michael Best on Bloomberg Radio's "Bloomberg Law."
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6 min
September 25, 2017
Bloomberg Law Brief: SEC Hack Shows Weakness in Edgar (Audio)
Peter Henning, a professor at Wayne State University Law School, and Robert Hockett, a professor at Cornell University School, discuss the recent hack of the SEC's Edgar system, where companies are required to disclose massive amounts of confidential information. They speak with June Grasso and Michael Best on Bloomberg Radio's "Bloomberg Law."
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4 min
September 22, 2017
SEC Hacking Shows Latest Weakness in Edgar (Audio)
(Bloomberg) -- Peter Henning, a professor at Wayne State University Law School, and Robert Hockett, a professor at Cornell University School, discuss the recent hack of the SEC's Edgar system, where companies are required to disclose massive amounts of confidential information. They speak with June Grasso and Michael Best on Bloomberg Radio's "Bloomberg Law."
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13 min
September 22, 2017
Bloomberg Law Brief: CO Case Goes to the Supreme Court (Audio)
Eric Segal, a professor at Georgia State University College of Law, discusses the case of a Colorado baker who refused to bake a wedding cake for a gay couple, which is now headed to the Supreme Court after years in lower courts. He speaks with June Grasso and Greg Stohr on Bloomberg Radio's "Bloomberg Law."
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4 min
September 21, 2017
Fall 2017 Supreme Court Term Promises Exciting Opening (Audio)
(Bloomberg) -- Greg Garre, a partner at Latham and Watkins and a former Solicitor General for the United States, discusses the upcoming fall 2017 Supreme Court term, where the justices will decide on high-profile cases like President Trump's travel ban, and the privacy implications of cellphone searches. He speaks with June Grasso and Greg Stohr on Bloomberg Radio's "Bloomberg Law."
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September 21, 2017
Partisan Gerrymandering Case Gets Supreme Court Review (Audio)
(Bloomberg) -- Josh Douglas, a professor at the University of Kentucky School of Law, discusses an upcoming Supreme Court case, where the justices will consider whether judges can throw out legislative maps for being so partisan that they violate the constitution. He speaks with June Grasso and Greg Stohr on Bloomberg Radio's "Bloomberg Law."
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6 min
September 21, 2017
Colorado Cake Case Goes to the Supreme Court (Audio)
(Bloomberg) -- Eric Segal, a professor at Georgia State University College of Law, discusses the case of a Colorado baker who refused to bake a wedding cake for a gay couple, which is now headed to the Supreme Court after years in lower courts. He speaks with June Grasso and Greg Stohr on Bloomberg Radio's "Bloomberg Law."
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7 min
September 21, 2017
California Sues Trump Administration Over Border Wall (Audio)
(Bloomberg) -- Kartikay Mehrotra, a legal reporter for Bloomberg news, discusses why the state of California is suing the Trump administration over plans to build a border wall on the California portion of the U.S.-Mexico border. He speaks with June Grasso and Greg Stohr on Bloomberg Radio's "Bloomberg Law."
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6 min
September 21, 2017
Bloomberg Law Brief: Bayer-Monsanto Deal Delayed (Audio)
Jennifer Rie, a senior litigation analyst for Bloomberg Intelligence, discusses why Bayer says its planned $66 billion purchase of Monsanto is going to be delayed until early 2018, citing talks with regulators. She speaks with June Grasso and Michael Best on Bloomberg Radio's "Bloomberg Law."
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3 min
September 20, 2017
Regulation Authorities Delay Bayer-Monsanto Deal (Audio)
(Bloomberg) -- Jennifer Rie, a senior litigation analyst for Bloomberg Intelligence, discusses why Bayer says its planned $66 billion purchase of Monsanto is going to be delayed until early 2018, citing talks with regulators. She speaks with June Grasso and Michael Best on Bloomberg Radio's "Bloomberg Law."
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8 min
September 20, 2017
Mueller Investigation Targets Manafort (Audio)
(Bloomberg) -- Bradley Moss, a partner at Mark Zaid Plc, and Jeffrey Cramer, managing director of the Berkeley Research Group, discuss the latest developments in Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian involvement in the 2016 election. They speak with June Grasso and Michael Best on Bloomberg Radio's "Bloomberg Law."
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13 min
September 20, 2017
Trump Sued Over Entrepreneur Rule Repeal (Audio)
(Bloomberg) -- Andrew Harris, a legal reporter for Bloomberg News, discusses why the National Venture Capital Association is suing the Trump administration over its decision to delay, and likely kill, an Obama-era initiative to encourage foreign entrepreneurs to build businesses in the United States. He speaks with June Grasso and Michael Best on Bloomberg Radio's "Bloomberg Law."
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6 min
September 19, 2017
HSBC `Project Shine' Goes on Trial (Audio)
(Bloomberg) -- Patricia Hurtado and Lananh Nguyen from Bloomberg News, discuss an HSBC holdings currency trade code-named "Project Shine," which resulted in a $8 million profit for the bank and indictments for several of the bank's currency traders. They speak with June Grasso on Bloomberg Radio's "Bloomberg Law."
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8 min
September 19, 2017
Citing Bharara's Lies, SAC Trader Denies Guilty Plea (Audio)
(Bloomberg) -- Peter Henning, a professor at Wayne State University Law School, discusses why a former trader for now-defunct hedge fund SAC is now seeking to withdraw his guilty plea, claiming that former Manhattan U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara mislead him about potentially damning evidence. He speaks with June Grasso on Bloomberg Radio's "Bloomberg Law."
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5 min
September 19, 2017
Trump Administration Revises U.S. Environmental Policy (Audio)
(Bloomberg) -- Charles Warren, a partner at Kramer, Levin, Naftalis & Frankel, and Patrick Parenteau, a professor at Vermont Law School, discuss the Trump administration's evolving positon on environmental regulations, including U.S. involvement in the Paris climate accord and national park designations. They speak with June Grasso on Bloomberg Radio's "Bloomberg Law."
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13 min
September 19, 2017
Bloomberg Law Brief: Judge Blocks Trump Threat (Audio)
Ilya Somin, a professor at the George Mason University Antonin Scalia School of Law, discusses a decision by a federal judge, who ruled Friday that the U.S. Justice Department can’t withhold millions of dollars in grants supporting public safety from cities that refuse to share the immigration status of suspects in police custody. He speaks with June Grasso and Michael Best on Bloomberg Radio's "Bloomberg Law."
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4 min
September 18, 2017
President Trump Nominates First Set of SEC Nominees (Audio)
(Bloomberg) -- John Coffee, a professor at Columbia Law School, discusses a new round of nominations for the SEC, which has been understaffed for months. He speak with June Grasso and Michael Best on Bloomberg Radio's "Bloomberg Law."
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8 min
September 18, 2017
Tech Industry Fights Against Anti-Sex Trafficking Bill (Audio)
(Bloomberg) -- William McGeveran, a professor at the University of Minnesota Law School, and Scott Vernick, a partner at Fox Rothschild, discuss why the tech industry is opposing the Stop Enabling Sex Traffickers Act, which would allow state prosecutors and victims to sue social networks that don't do enough to combat users who post exploitative content. They speak with June Grasso and Michael Best on Bloomberg Radio's "Bloomberg Law."
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9 min
September 18, 2017
Federal Judge Blocks Trump Threat to Sanctuary Cities (Audio)
(Bloomberg) -- Ilya Somin, a professor at the George Mason University Antonin Scalia School of Law, discusses a decision by a federal judge, who ruled Friday that the U.S. Justice Department can’t withhold millions of dollars in grants supporting public safety from cities that refuse to share the immigration status of suspects in police custody. He speaks with June Grasso and Michael Best on Bloomberg Radio's "Bloomberg Law."
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6 min
September 18, 2017
Bloomberg Law Brief: Tax Ruling Poised for Court Review (Audio)
Kirk Stark, a professor at UCLA Law School, discusses a ruling by the South Dakota Supreme Court, which decided that companies selling goods over the internet can't be forced to collect the state's 4.5 percent tax on purchases. He speaks with June Grasso on Bloomberg Radio's "Bloomberg Law."
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4 min
September 14, 2017
Court Reinstates Controversial Texas Voting Districts (Audio)
(Bloomberg) -- Richard Briffault, a professor at Columbia Law School, and Nathaniel Persily, a professor at Stanford Law School, discuss a Supreme Court decision, which reinstated disputed congressional and state voting maps in Texas, and blocks two lower court rulings that said the re-drawn district lines were the result of racial discrimination. They speak with June Grasso and Greg Stohr on Bloomberg Radio's "Bloomberg Law."
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13 min
September 14, 2017
White House Sued over Phone Searches at U.S. Border (Audio)
(Bloomberg) -- Erik Larson, a legal reporter for Bloomberg News, discusses a new lawsuit against the Trump administration, which accuses the administration of allowing federal border agents to seize and search the mobile phones of thousands of people, both citizens and immigrants, as they entered the United States. He speaks with June Grasso and Greg Stohr on Bloomberg Radio's "Bloomberg Law."
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6 min
September 14, 2017
Bloomberg Law Brief: Mueller Probe and Social Media (Audio)
Larry Liebert, Bloomberg News national security editor, discusses news that special counsel Robert Mueller is taking a closer look at how Facebook and other social media platforms may have helped Russia influence voters in the 2016 election. He speaks with June Grasso on Bloomberg Radio's "Bloomberg Law."
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4 min
September 13, 2017
Judge Rules `We Shall Overcome' Not Under Copyright (Audio)
(Bloomberg) -- Mark Rifkin, a partner at Wolf Haldenstein, discusses a recent federal court decision, which struck down the copyright for the iconic song, "We Shall Overcome," saying that adapting the song from older works was not enough to qualify for copyright protection. He speaks June Grasso on Bloomberg Radio's "Bloomberg Law."
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9 min
September 13, 2017
Supreme Court Reaffirms Trump Travel Ban (Audio)
(Bloomberg) -- Leon Fresco, a partner at Holland and Knight, and Josh Blackman, a professor at South Texas College of Law, discuss a Supreme Court deicison to reinforce President Trump's controversial travel ban, saying that he is legally allowed to prevent thousands of refugees from entering the country while the justices prepare to hear a broader challenge to the policy next month. They speak with June Grasso on Bloomberg Radio's "Bloomberg Law."
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12 min
September 13, 2017
Mueller Probe Takes New Interest in Social Media (Audio)
(Bloomberg) -- Larry Liebert, a national security editor for Bloomberg News, discusses a  Bloomberg report that special counsel Robert Mueller is taking a closer look at how Facebook and other social media platforms may have helped Russia influence voters in the 2016 election. He speaks with June Grasso on Bloomberg Radio's "Bloomberg Law."
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6 min
September 12, 2017
Bloomberg Law Brief: Google Appeals EU Antitrust Fine (Audio)
Jennifer Rie, a senior litigation analyst for Bloomberg Intelligence, discusses Google's decision to appeal a record-breaking $2.9 billion EU antitrust fine, striking off a legal challenge that could take years to conclude. She speaks June Grasso and Michael Best on Bloomberg Radio's "Bloomberg Law."
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3 min
September 11, 2017
New York Court Turns Down Assisted Suicide Law (Audio)
(Bloomberg) -- David Orentlicher, co-director of the health law program at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, discusses a New York Court of Appeals decision turning down a proposed assisted suicide law in the state. He speaks June Grasso and Michael Best on Bloomberg Radio's "Bloomberg Law."
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8 min
September 11, 2017
Google Appeals Record EU Antitrust Fine (Audio)
(Bloomberg) -- Jennifer Rie, a senior litigation analyst for Bloomberg Intelligence, discusses Google's decision to appeal a record-breaking $2.9 billion EU antitrust fine, striking off a legal challenge that could take years to conclude. She speaks June Grasso and Michael Best on Bloomberg Radio's "Bloomberg Law."
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7 min
September 11, 2017
Equifax Faces Billions in Lawsuits After Data Breach (Audio)
(Bloomberg) -- Erik Gordon, a professor at the University of Michigan Ross School of Business, and Craig Newman, a partner at Patterson Belknap, discusses the barrage of legal action that awaits Equifax in the wake of a massive data breach that revealed personal information like birthdays and social security numbers of 143 million Americans. They speak with June Grasso and Michael Best on Bloomberg Radio's "Bloomberg Law."
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13 min
September 11, 2017
Bloomberg Law Brief: Another Travel Ban Setback (Audio)
Peter Blumberg, a legal editor for Bloomberg News, discusses another setback for president Trump after the Ninth Circuit court of appeals left in place a lower-court ruling forcing the government to accept people with grandparents, cousins, and other relatives in the U.S. He speaks with June Grasso and Michael Best on Bloomberg Radio's "Bloomberg Law."
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3 min
September 8, 2017
Wells Fargo Rethinks Diversity Training After Suits (Audio)
(Bloomberg) -- Valerie Purdie Greenaway, a professor at Columbia University, discusses Wells Fargo's attempts to create a more fair workplace as part of a $35.5 million settlement with black financial advisers. She speaks with June Grasso and Michael Best on Bloomberg Radio's
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9 min
September 8, 2017
Franken Holds Blue Slip Hostage in Confirmation Fight (Audio)
Brian Fitzpatrick, a professor at Vanderbilt University Law School, and Carl Tobias, a professor at University of Richmond School of Law, discuss a decision by Senator Al Franken to withhold his blue slip for David Stras, who President Trump has nominated to fill a gap on the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. They speak with June Grasso and Michael Best on Bloomberg Radio's "Bloomberg Law."
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13 min
September 8, 2017
Bloomberg Law Brief: Menedez Corruption Trial Underway (Audio)
Jeffrey Bellin, a professor at William & Mary Law School, and Robert Mintz, a partner at McCarter and English, discusses the corruption trial for New Jersey senator Robert Menendez, who is being accused of using his position to advance the business interests of a Florida Eye doctor. They speak with June Grasso on Bloomberg Radio's "Bloomberg Law."
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3 min
September 7, 2017
15 States Challenge Trump DACA Decision in New Lawsuit (Audio)
(Bloomberg) -- Erik Larson, a legal reporter for Bloomberg News, discusses a new lawsuit by a group of 15 states that are challenging President Trump's decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. He speaks with June Grasso on Bloomberg Radio's "Bloomberg Law."
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18 min
September 7, 2017
Menendez Corruption Trial Gets Underway (Audio)
(Bloomberg) -- Jeffrey Bellin, a professor at William & Mary Law School, and Robert Mintz, a partner at McCarter and English, discusses the corruption trial for New Jersey senator Robert Menendez, who is being accused of using his position to advance the business interests of a Florida Eye doctor. They speak with June Grasso on Bloomberg Radio's "Bloomberg Law."
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13 min
September 7, 2017
Bloomberg Law Brief: AG Ken Paxton on DACA Termination (Audio)
Texas attorney general Ken Paxton discusses the Trump administration's Tuesday decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, a program that Paxton has criticized publically for many years. He speaks with June Grasso and Greg Stohr on Bloomberg Radio's "Bloomberg Law."
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3 min
September 6, 2017
Supreme Court Considers Taking on SEC In-House Judges (Audio)
(Bloomberg) -- Peter Henning, a professor at Wayne State University Law School, discusses the chances that the Supreme Court will review the Securities and Exchange Commission's use of in-house judges to decide cases. He speaks with June Grasso and Michael Best on Bloomberg Radio's "Bloomberg Law."
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8 min
September 6, 2017
Texas AG Ken Paxton on DACA Termination (Audio)
(Bloomberg) -- Texas attorney general Ken Paxton discusses the Trump administration's Tuesday decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, a program that Paxton has criticized publically for many years. He speaks with June Grasso and Greg Stohr on Bloomberg Radio's "Bloomberg Law."
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7 min
September 6, 2017
Intel Wins Latest Round in Billion Dollar EU Court Case (Audio)
(Bloomberg) -- Eleanor Fox, a professor at NYU Law School, discusses Intel's victory in its eight-year fight with the European Union after EU antitrust regulators accused Intel of using discounts to hurt competitors. She speaks with Michael Best and Greg Stohr on Bloomberg Radio's "Bloomberg Law."
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11 min
September 6, 2017
Bloomberg Law Brief: Sessions Announces End to DACA (Audio)
David Bier, a policy analyst at the Cato Institute, and Mark Krikorian, executive director of the Center for Immigration Studies, discuss a decision by the Trump administration to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which was intended to shield undocumented immigrants who came to the U.S. as minors from deportation. They speak with June Grasso and Greg Stohr on Bloomberg Radio's "Bloomberg Law."
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4 min
September 5, 2017
U.K. Considers Harsh Revisions to Financial Crime Laws (Audio)
(Bloomberg) -- Tony Aarons, Bloomberg News European legal team leader, discusses a proposal to strengthen U.K. financial crime laws, making it easier to hold companies responsible for fiscal irresponsibility. He speaks with June Grasso and Greg Stohr on Bloomberg Radio's "Bloomberg Law."
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8 min
September 5, 2017
Intel Case Puts EU Winning Streak in Jeopardy (Audio)
(Bloomberg) -- Pinar Akman, a professor at the University of Leeds School of Law, discusses Intel's eight-year clash with the European Union over chip pricing, which could put the EU's decades-long winning streak at risk. She speaks with June Grasso and Greg Stohr on Bloomberg Radio's "Bloomberg Law."
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5 min
September 5, 2017
Sessions Announces End to DACA Program (Audio)
(Bloomberg) -- David Bier, a policy analyst at the Cato Institute, and Mark Krikorian, executive director of the Center for Immigration Studies, discuss a decision by the Trump administration to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which was intended to shield undocumented immigrants who came to the U.S. as minors from deportation. They speak with June Grasso and Greg Stohr on Bloomberg Radio's "Bloomberg Law."
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12 min
September 5, 2017
Bloomberg Law Brief: TX Insurance Law & Harvey Victims (Audio)
Stephen Pate, a member at Cozen O'Connor, and Brian Lauten, a partner at Deans & Lyons, discuss Texas House Bill 1774, which went into effect last week and makes it more difficult to sue insurers for mistreating policyholders. However, the bill does not apply to the federal flood insurance program, and is unlikely to impact many victims of hurricane Harvey. They speak with June Grasso on Bloomberg Radio's "Bloomberg Law."
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3 min
September 1, 2017
Trump Lawyers Meet With Mueller over Comey Firing (Audio)
(Bloomberg) -- Jeffrey Cramer, managing director of the Berkeley Research Group, discusses several meetings between special counsel Robert Mueller and lawyers for President Trump, who are trying to convince Mueller and his team that the President did not obstruct justice by firing FBI director James Comey. He speaks with June Grasso on Bloomberg Radio's "Bloomberg Law."
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6 min
September 1, 2017
Texas Insurance Law Unlikely to Impact Harvey Victims (Audio)
(Bloomberg) -- Stephen Pate, a member at Cozen O'Connor, and Brian Lauten, a partner at Deans & Lyons, discuss Texas House Bill 1774, which goes into effect on Friday and makes it more difficult to sue insurers for mistreating policyholders. However, the bill does not apply to the federal flood insurance program, and is unlikely to impact many victims of hurricane Harvey. They speak with June Grasso on Bloomberg Radio's "Bloomberg Law."
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12 min
September 1, 2017
Bloomberg Law Brief: Judge Halts TX Sanctuary City Ban (Audio)
Rick Su, professor at the University of Buffalo School of Law, discusses a court decision in Texas, which blocks the state's plans to punish so-called sanctuary cities if they offer help to immigrants living in the United States illegally. He speaks with Greg Stohr on Bloomberg Radio's "Bloomberg Law."
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3 min
August 31, 2017
After Arpaio, Trump Lobbied to Pardon Michael Milken (Audio)
(Bloomberg) -- Peter Henning, a professor at Wayne State University Law School, and Robert Hockett, a professor at Cornell University law School, discuss wealth management executive David Bahnsen's calls for President Trump to pardon Michael Milken, who was sent to prison in 1990 after pleading guilty to securities fraud. They speak with Greg Stohr and June Grasso on Bloomberg Radio's "Bloomberg Law."
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9 min
August 31, 2017
U.S. Authorities Probe Sinopec Over Nigeria Payments (Audio)
(Bloomberg) -- Peter Henning, a professor at Wayne State University Law School, and Robert Hockett, a professor at Cornell University law School, discuss why U.S. authorities are investigating China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation over allegations that the oil producer paid out roughly $100 million in bribes to Nigerian officials. They speak with Greg Stohr and June Grasso on Bloomberg Radio's "Bloomberg Law."
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5 min
August 31, 2017
Texas Judge Strikes Down Harsh Sanctuary Cities Ban (Audio)
(Bloomberg) -- Rick Su, a professor at the University of Buffalo School of Law, and Leon Fresco, a partner at Holland and Knight, discuss a court decision in Texas, which blocks the state's plans to punish so-called sanctuary cities if they offer help to immigrants living in the United States illegally. They speak with Greg Stohr and June Grasso on Bloomberg Radio's "Bloomberg Law."
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12 min
August 31, 2017
Bloomberg Law Brief: Illinois AG Sues City of Chicago (Audio)
Amy Dillard, a professor of law at the University of Baltimore, and Christy Lopez, a professor at Georgetown University Law Center and former Deputy Chief in the Special Litigation Section of the Civil Rights Division at the U.S. Department of Justice, discuss why Illinois attorney general Lisa Madigan has sued the city of Chicago to overhaul police training practices, after investigations found systemic issues with the Chicago police force. They speak with Michael Best and June Grasso on Bloomberg Radio's "Bloomberg Law."
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4 min
August 30, 2017
Donald Trump Jr. Agrees to Interview With Senate Panel (Audio)
(Bloomberg) -- Bradley Moss, a partner at Mark Zaid PLC, discusses Donald Trump Jr.'s decision to be interviewed by senior staff and members of the Senate Judiciary Committee in a private hearing, as the committee continues its investigation into Russian meddling in the U.S. election. He speaks with Michael Best and June Grasso on Bloomberg Radio's "Bloomberg Law."
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6 min
August 30, 2017
Bloomberg Law Brief: Trump’s Impending Decision on DACA (Audio)
David Bier, an immigration policy analyst at the Cato Institute, and Jessica Vaughn, director of policy studies at the Center for Immigration Studies, discuss President Trump's likely decision to rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival, or DACA, program, which was put in place by president Obama and protects nearly 600,000 immigrants known as 'Dreamers.' They speak with Greg Stohr and June Grasso on Bloomberg Radio's "Bloomberg Law."
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4 min
August 29, 2017
Trump Administration Faces Lawsuit Over Transgender Ban (Audio)
(Bloomberg) -- Thomas Spoehr, Director of the Center for National Security at The Heritage Foundation, and Scott Skinner-Thompson, a professor at the University of Colorado Law School, discuss a lawsuit against the Trump Administration over plans to ban transgender soldiers from the U.S. military. They speak with Greg Stohr and June Grasso on Bloomberg Radio's "Bloomberg Law."
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19 min
August 29, 2017
Bloomberg Law Brief: Trump’s Pardon of Sheriff Arpaio (Audio)
Andrew Wright, a professor at Savannah Law School, and Renato Mariotti, a partner at Thompson Coburn, discuss President Trump's pardon of former Arizona county sheriff Joe Arpaio, who was criminally convicted for his tough crackdown on illegal immigration. They speak with Michael Best and June Grasso on Bloomberg Radio's "Bloomberg Law."
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3 min
August 28, 2017
Hurtado on SA Bankers Charged in New York (Audio)
(Bloomberg) -- Patricia Hurtado, Bloomberg News Legal Reporter, will discuss how two Societe Generale SA bankers in France were charged in New York with rigging the London interbank offered rate. She spoke with Greg Stohr and June Grasso on "Bloomberg Law."
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8 min
August 28, 2017
Bloomberg Law: William Banks on Robert Mueller (Audio)
(Bloomberg) -- William Banks, Director of the Institute for National Security and Counterterrorism for Syracuse University College of Law, will discuss how Special counsel Robert Mueller is looking into whether or not Michael Flynn was involved in an attempt to obtain Hillary Clinton's emails from Russian hackers. He speaks with Michael Best and Greg Stohr on "Bloomberg Law."
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6 min
August 28, 2017
Bloomberg Law: Wright and Mariotti on Arpaio Pardon (Audio)
(Bloomberg) -- Andrew Wright, a Professor at Savannah Law School, and Renato Mariotti, Partner at Thompson Coburn, will discuss how President Donald Trump's pardon of former Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio is dividing his political party, with critics saying the move shows a lack of regard for an independent judiciary. They speak with June Grasso and Michael Best on "Bloomberg Law."
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12 min
August 28, 2017
Bloomberg Law Brief: Texas’s Voter-ID Law Struck Down (Audio)
Nate Persily, a professor at Stanford Law School, discusses a judge's decision to strike down Texas's restrictive photo voter-identification law. He speaks with June Grasso and Greg Stohr on Bloomberg Radio's "Bloomberg Law."
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4 min
August 25, 2017
Bloomberg Law: Persily on texas Voter ID Law (Audio)
(Bloomberg) -- Nathaniel Persily, a Law Professor, at Stanford Law School, will discuss how a federal judge struck down Texas’s restrictive photo voter-identification law and Republican lawmakers’ most recent attempt at fixing it. He speaks with June Grasso and Greg Stohr on "Bloomberg Law."
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8 min
August 25, 2017
Bloomberg Law: Westbrook on Start of MiFID Rules (Audio)
(Bloomberg) -- Jesse Westbrook, Bloomberg News Editor, will discuss the start of the MiFID II rules. He speaks with Greg Stohr and Michael Best on "Bloomberg Law."
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6 min
August 25, 2017
Mintz and Heim on Menendez's Bribery Case (Audio)
(Bloomberg) -- Robert Mintz, Partner at McCarter & English LLP, and Robert Heim\u0010Partner at Meyers & Heim LLP, will preview Senator Robert Menendez’s bribery case. They speak with June Grasso and Michael Best on "Bloomberg Law."
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13 min
August 25, 2017
Bloomberg Law Brief: Insider Trading Litigation (Audio)
John Coffee, a professor at Columbia Law School, and Robert Hockett, a professor at Cornell University Law School, discuss former S.A.C. Capital Advisors portfolio manager Mathew Martoma's lost bid to overturn his insider-trading conviction and the boost it has given to federal prosecutors seeking to clean up illegal behavior on Wall Street. They speak with June Grasso on Bloomberg Radio's "Bloomberg Law."
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4 min
August 24, 2017
Painter on Whether Ben Carson Violated Hatch Act (Audio)
(Bloomberg) -- Richard W Painter, Professor at the University of Minnesota Law School, will discuss whether or not Ben Carson violated the Hatch Act on Tuesday. He speaks with June Grasso on "Bloomberg Law."
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August 24, 2017
Bloomberg Law: Jennifer Rie on Amazon, Whole Foods Deal (Audio)
(Bloomberg) -- Jennifer Rie, Senior Analyst of Litigation, for Bloomberg Intelligence,\u0010will discuss the Amazon/Whole Foods deal. She speaks with June Grasso on "Bloomberg Law."
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August 24, 2017
Bloomberg Law: Denied Appeal for ex SAC Capital Manager (Audio)
(Bloomberg) -- Robert C Hockett, Professor at Cornell University, and John C Coffee,\u0010Professor of Securities Law at Columbia University, will discuss denied appeal for ex-SAC Capital manager. They speak with June Grasso on "Bloomberg Law."
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12 min
August 24, 2017
Bloomberg Law Brief: Trump Hints at Pardon for Arpaio (Audio)
Mark Osler, a professor at St. Thomas School of Law, discusses the suggestion that President Trump is preparing to pardon controversial Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio, who was found guilty of criminal contempt after defying a state judge’s order to end traffic patrols, which targeted suspected undocumented immigrants. He speaks with Michael Best and June Grasso on Bloomberg Radio's "Bloomberg Law."
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August 23, 2017
In Phoenix Speech, Trump Hints at Pardon For Joe Arpaio (Audio)
(Bloomberg) -- Mark Osler, a professor at St. Thomas School of Law, discusses the suggestion that President Trump is preparing to pardon controversial Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio, who was found guilty of criminal contempt after defying a state judge’s order to end traffic patrols, which targeted suspected undocumented immigrants. He speaks with Michael Best and June Grasso on Bloomberg Radio's "Bloomberg Law."
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8 min
August 23, 2017
Energy Transfer Sues Greenpeace for Eco-Terrorism (Audio)
(Bloomberg) -- Charles Warren, a partner at Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel, and Pat Parenteau, a professor at Vermont Law School, discuss why Energy Transfer Partners is accusing environmental activist group Greenpeace of inciting terrorist acts and vandalism. They speak with Michael Best and June Grasso on Bloomberg Radio's "Bloomberg Law."
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11 min
August 23, 2017
Bloomberg Law Brief: Gorsuch Speech at Trump Hotel (Audio)
Ken Doyle, a senior editor for Bloomberg BNA, discusses ethical questions that have emerged after Supreme Court justice Neil Gorsuch scheduled a speech at the Trump International Hotel in Washington D.C. next month, less than two weeks before the court is set to hear arguments on the President's controversial travel ban. He speaks with Greg Stohr and June Grasso on Bloomberg Radio's "Bloomberg Law."
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August 22, 2017
Gorsuch Speech at Trump Hotel Raises Ethical Questions (Audio)
(Bloomberg) -- Ken Doyle, a senior editor for Bloomberg BNA, discusses ethical questions that have emerged after Supreme Court justice Neil Gorscuh scheduled a speech at the Trump International Hotel in Washington D.C. next month, less than two weeks before the court is set to hear arguments on the President's controversial travel ban. He speaks with Greg Stohr and June Grasso on Bloomberg Radio's "Bloomberg Law."
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8 min
August 22, 2017
NBA Opens Paul George Tampering Probe Against Lakers (Audio)
(Bloomberg) -- Larry Coon, founder of CBAfaq.com, discusses why the National Basketball Association has opened an investigation into whether or not the Los Angeles Lakers, and its owner Magic Johnson, were guilty of tampering in a flirtation with Paul George. He speaks with Greg Stohr and June Grasso on Bloomberg Radio's "Bloomberg Law."
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6 min
August 22, 2017
Bowe Bergdahl Opts for Judge Over Jury in Trial (Audio)
(Bloomberg) -- Lawrence Morris, a retired United States Army Colonel and general counsel for the Catholic University of America, and Rachel VanLandingham, a former Air Force JAG officer and a professor at Southwestern Law School, discuss U.S. Army sergeant Bowe Bergdahl's decision to be tried by a judge, rather than a military jury, as he faces charges of endangering comrades after he walked off his post in Afghanistan. They speak with Greg Stohr and June Grasso on Bloomberg Radio's "Bloomberg Law."
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13 min
August 22, 2017
Bloomberg Law Brief: Presidential War Powers (Audio)
Ilya Somin, a professor at the George Mason University Antonin Scalia Law School, discusses President Trump's constitutional powers in taking military action against North Korea, and whether he would need Congressional approval for a large-scale attack overseas. He speaks with Greg Stohr on Bloomberg Radio's "Bloomberg Law."
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3 min
August 21, 2017
Boston Protests Put First Amendment in Focus (Audio)
(Bloomberg) -- Harvey Silverglate, a criminal defense & civil liberties litigator and of counsel to Zalkind Duncan & Bernstein LLP, and Judy Kutulas, a professor at St. Olaf College, discuss weekend protests in Boston, and how they have led to a new debate over free speech in America. They speak with Greg Stohr on Bloomberg Radio's "Bloomberg Law."
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14 min
August 21, 2017
North Korea Threat Exposes Presidential War Powers (Audio)
(Bloomberg) -- Ilya Somin, a professor at the George Mason University Antonin Scalia Law School, discusses President Trump's constitutional powers in taking military action against North Korea, and whether he would need Congressional approval for a large-scale attack overseas. He speaks with Greg Stohr on Bloomberg Radio's "Bloomberg Law."
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7 min
August 21, 2017
SEC Drops Claims Against Traders in London Whale Case (Audio)
(Bloomberg) -- Robert Hockett, a professor at Cornell University Law School, discusses why the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission dropped claimed against two JPMorgan Chase & Co. traders as part of the "London Whale" case. He speaks with Greg Stohr on Bloomberg Radio's "Bloomberg Law."
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August 21, 2017
Bloomberg Law Brief: Ignition Switch Settlement (Audio)
Erik Gordon, a professor at University of Michigan's Ross School of Business, discusses how GM thwarted a $15 million settlement between the company's bankruptcy trust and thousands of plaintiffs, which was intended to resolve hundreds of personal injury cases stemming from the company's faulty initiation switches. He speaks with June Grasso and Greg Stohr on Bloomberg Radio's "Bloomberg Law."
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3 min
August 18, 2017
GM Trust Backs out of Ignition Switch Settlement (Audio)
(Bloomberg) -- Erik Gordon, a professor at University of Michigan's Ross School of Business, discusses how GM thwarted a $15 million settlement between the company's bankruptcy trust and thousands of plaintiffs, which was intended to resolve hundres of personal injury cases stemming from the company's faulty initiation switches. He speaks with June Grasso and Greg Stohr on Bloomberg Radio's "Bloomberg Law."
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6 min
August 17, 2017
Confederate Monument Removal Faces Legal Hurdles (Audio)
(Bloomberg) -- Alfred Brophy, a professor at the University of Alabama Law School, discusses the legal restrictions facing cities and towns that want to remove confederate monuments and memorials. He speaks with June Grasso on Bloomberg Radio's "Bloomberg Law."
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8 min
August 17, 2017
Critics Call on Congress to Investigate White Supremacy (Audio)
(Bloomberg) -- Michael Gerhardt, a professor at UNC Law School, discusses criticism over lack of congressional action after the violence in Charlottesville over the weekend. He speaks with June Grasso on Bloomberg Radio's "Bloomberg Law."
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5 min
August 17, 2017
Federal Court Declares Texas Voter Maps Racially Biased (Audio)
(Bloomberg) -- Justin Levitt, a professor at Loyola Law School in Los Angeles, and Richard Briffault, a professor at Columbia Law School, discuss the why a panel of Federal Court judges ruled that Texas's current voter maps are unusable in upcoming congressional midterm elections. They speak with June Grasso on Bloomberg Radio's "Bloomberg Law."
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11 min