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

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

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New York, NY

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

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English

Contact:

212-318-2000


Episodes

Jack Daniel's, Ginger Rogers and a Dog Toy

12/7/2022
Intellectual property litigator Terence Ross, a partner at Katten Muchin Rosenmann, discusses the Supreme Court agreeing to hear a trademark lawsuit over a chewable dog toy designed to mimic the iconic Jack Daniel’s whiskey bottle. Kenneth Gross, Senior Political Law Counsel and Consultant at Akin Gump, discusses former President Donald Trump's comments calling to suspend the Constitution over baseless claims of fraud in the 2020 presidential election. June Grasso hosts. See...

Duration:00:26:06

FTX Investors Sue Celebrities, Border Policy Suit

12/3/2022
Leon Fresco, a partner at Holland & Knight, discusses the Supreme Court oral arguments over President Joe Biden’s effort to shift the government’s deportation priorities. Shane Seppinni, founder of Seppini LLP, discusses FTX investors suing celebrities like Larry David and Tom Brady alleging they lured unsophisticated investors into the FTX debacle with their commercials for the company. June Grasso hosts. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:23:16

After Oath Keepers Verdict, Trump Allies May Be Next

12/3/2022
Former federal prosecutor Jimmy Gurule, a professor at Notre Dame Law School, discusses the convictions of the leader of the Oath Keepers and a top lieutenant of seditious conspiracy and whether prosecutions of Trump allies will be next. Constitutional law expert Michael Dorf, a professor at Cornell Law School, discusses his article, "Will the Supreme Court Respect the Respect for Marriage Act?" June Grasso hosts. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:34:02

Next Line of Attack Is Against the Abortion Pill

11/30/2022
Reproductive rights expert Mary Ziegler, a professor at UC Davis Law School, discusses anti-abortion activists next line of attack on abortion rights, and the allegations that Justice Samuel Alito leaked the outcome of a landmark case involving religious liberties and contraceptives. Greg Stohr, Bloomberg News Supreme Court reporter, discusses former President Donald Trump's losing record at the court as a private citizen. June Grasso hosts. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy...

Duration:00:38:14

Will the Same-Sex Marriage Bill Become Law?

11/23/2022
Katherine Franke, Director of Columbia Law School's Center for Gender & Sexuality Law, discusses the same-sex marriage bill. Leon Fresco, a Partner at Holland & Knight, discusses the latest push by Texas over immigration. June Grasso hosts See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:34:49

Secrets Revealed in FTX Freefall Into Bankruptcy

11/22/2022
Bankrupty attorney Jonathan Shenson, a partner at Greenberg Glusker, discusses the bankruptcy of FTX, once the world’s second biggest crypto-exchange, following a stunningly swift collapse that has sparked the unwinding of Sam Bankman-Fried’s erstwhile crypto empire. June Grasso hosts. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:17:04

Trump Special Counsel Is Up Against the Clock

11/22/2022
Former federal prosecutor Robert Mintz, a partner at McCarter & English, discusses the appointment of an independent special counsel to oversee the Justice Departmentn's criminal investigations related to former President Donald Trump. Anne Coughlin, a professor at the University of Virginia Law School, discusses the 11 year prison sentence given to Elizabeth Holmes for defrauding investors out of millions of dollars for her blood testing startup Theranos. June Grasso hosts. See...

Duration:00:34:31

Google Pays Up for Location-Tracking Practices

11/22/2022
Eric Goldman, a Professor at Santa Clara University Law School and Co-Director of the High Tech Law Institute, discusses the largest multi-state privacy settlement in US history, with Google paying $391.5 million to 40 states over its controversial location-tracking practices. Elliot Stein, Bloomberg Intelligence Senior Litigation Analyst, discusses the multiple lawsuits filed against President Joe Biden's student loan forgiveness plan. June Grasso hosts. See omnystudio.com/listener for...

Duration:00:25:47

How Police Are Shielded From Lawsuits

11/22/2022
Joanna Schwartz, a professor at UCLA Law School, discusses her new book, "Shielded: How the Police Became Untouchable." June Grasso hosts. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:26:12

Elon Musk Defends His $55 Billion Pay Package

11/19/2022
Business law expert Eric Talley, a professor at Columbia Law School, discusses Elon Musk's testimony in a trial over his unprecedented $55 billion dollar pay package at Tesla. J. Edward Moreno, employment discrimination reporter at Bloomberg Law, discusses how a Trump appointee on the EEOC Commission is initiating targeted discrimination probes against at least three companies who are providing their employees with abortion travel benefits. June Grasso hosts. See omnystudio.com/listener...

Duration:00:35:10

Secret Videos Sink a Rising Legal Star

11/17/2022
Justin Wise, Bloomberg Law Reporter, discusses how secret videos brought down Kyle Roche, a rising legal star in the crypto field, offering a window into what can be the cutthroat nature of a fledgling trillion-dollar industry. Erik Larson, Bloomberg Legal Reporter, discusses judges dismissing two civil cases against former president Donald Trump, a fraud lawsuit by Mary Trump, his niece, and a retaliation lawsuit by his former attorney, Michael Cohen. June Grasso hosts. See...

Duration:00:32:53

Arizona Defied Supreme Court in Death Penalty Cases

11/9/2022
Jordan Rubin, Bloomberg Law reporter, discusses the procedural maze Arizona put up against a death penalty inmate, blocking relief at every turn. Audrey Anderson, who heads the higher education practice at Bass, Berry & Sims PLC, discusses whether the Supreme Court will bar affirmative action in college admissions. June Grasso hosts. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:30:12

The Supreme Court May End Affirmative Action

11/5/2022
Former United States Solicitor General Gregory Garre, a partner at Latham & Watkins, discusses Supreme Court oral arguments over challenges to affirmative action programs at the University of North Carolina and Harvard College. Paulette Granberry Russell, president of the National Association of Diversity Officers in Higher Education, discusses the importance of diversity and affirmative action in colleges and universities. June Grasso hosts. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy...

Duration:00:23:05

The Deal's Off in Justice Department Win

11/5/2022
Antitrust law expert Harry First, a professor at NYU Law School, discusses a judge blocking Penguin Random House’s $2.18 billion acquisition of rival book publisher Simon & Schuster. Bloomberg Politics contributor Jeanne Sheehan Zaino, a professor of political science at Iona College, discusses issues in the upcoming election. June Grasso hosts. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:27:49

The Musk Takeover of Twitter

11/4/2022
Business law expert Eric Talley, a professor at Columbia Law School, discusses the ramifications of Elon Musk's takeover of Twitter. Elections law expert Richard Briffault, a professor at Columbia Law School, discusses a win by Republicans in Pennsylvania over mail-in ballots. June Grasso hosts. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:26:12

From Wrestlers to Rappers: Copyright Tattoo Cases

11/2/2022
Intellectual property litigator Terence Ross, a partner at Katten Muchin Rosenmann, discusses lawsuits over the copyright in tattoos including the case where a tatto artist won against World Wrestling Entertainment and a video game maker over the depiction of wrestler Randy Orton’s tattoos in video games. Divorce attorney Chris Melcher, a partner at Walzer Melcher & Yoda, discusses the divorce of Tom Brady and Gisele Bundchen. June Grasso hosts. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy...

Duration:00:33:22

Can Justice Jackson Shift the Court's Crime Docket?

10/30/2022
Douglas Berman, a professor at the Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, discusses whether Supreme Court Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson can form a new majority in some criminal cases. Nicholas Koffroth, a bankruptcy attorney with Fox Rothschild, discusses whether Alex Jones will be forced to pay the more than one billion dollars in verdicts against him for his lies that the 2012 Sandy Hook elementary school shooting was a hoax. June Grasso hosts. See omnystudio.com/listener for...

Duration:00:24:43

Trump Organization on Trial for Tax Fraud

10/30/2022
Greg Farrell, Bloomberg Senior Legal Reporter, discusses the criminal tax fraud trial of the Trump Organization, that threatens to reveal the inner workings of the real estate empire. Randy Beck, a Professor at the University of Georgia School of Law, discusses Republican Senator Lindsey Graham's legal battle to quash a subpoena for him to testify in the Georgia criminal investigation into the 2016 presidential election. June Grasso hosts. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy...

Duration:00:22:31

Who Gets What in Adidas-Kanye Breakup

10/29/2022
Zak Kurtz who founded the law firm Sneaker & Streetwear Legal Services, discusses the intellectual property rights at stake in the breakup between Adidas and Ye, the rapper formerly known as Kanye West. Anne Dana, a partner at King & Spalding, discusses New York City's pay transparency law, a growing trend in states and cities. June Grasso hosts. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:20:16

Court Refuses to Consider Challenge to Racist Cases

10/26/2022
Anne Marie Lofaso, a law professor at the West Virginia University College of Law, discusses the Supreme Court refusing to take a case that could have overturned a series of early 20th century rulings, the so-called Insular Cases, that have been called racist, even by some justices. Ambassador Robert Holleyman, the president and CEO of Crowell & Moring International, discusses the impact of the UK's new prime minister Rishi Sunak on US-UK trade relations. June Grasso hosts. See...

Duration:00:23:24