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Hear the latest legal news and opinion on the Karen Conti Podcast from 720 WGN

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Hear the latest legal news and opinion on the Karen Conti Podcast from 720 WGN

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English


Episodes
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What rights do women have with in vitro fertilization

5/12/2024
Nidhi Desai, reproductive rights attorney, joins Karen Conti to talk about in vitro fertilization and what rights women have. Later on, Nidhi talks about adoption and how that process works.

Duration:00:15:39

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Mother’s place in the workforce

5/12/2024
Andie Kramer, lawyer, gender bias expert, and author of Beyond Bias: The PATH to End Gender Inequality at Work, joins Karen Conti to talk about mothers in the workplace in honor of today being Mother’s Day.

Duration:00:20:17

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How are women treated in family law?

5/12/2024
Judge Grace Dickler, former presiding judge of Domestic Relations Court in Cook County, joins Karen Conti to talk about how women are treated in family law court regarding children.

Duration:00:18:01

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John Jay Wiley tells you what it’s like to be a police officer

5/5/2024
John Jay Wiley, a retired Baltimore Police officer, joins Karen Conti with next week being National Police Week. Jay talks about who should be a police officer and what it is like to be one. Jay is also the host of the popular podcast, “Law Enforcement Talk Radio Show.”

Duration:00:32:36

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Why is jury selection important?

5/5/2024
Dave Zehner, from Zehner Trial Consulting, joins Karen Conti to talk about jury selection and how it relates to former President Donald Trump’s hush money trial. Dave also talks about how juries are different post-OJ Simpson.

Duration:00:26:26

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Is it legal to steal a joke?

4/14/2024
Carl Unegbu, lawyer and author of Comedy Goes to Court: When People Stop Laughing and Start Fighting, joins Karen Conti to discuss the legality of comedy, and if a joke can be ‘stolen.’

Duration:00:14:33

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The Serial Killer’s Apprentice: How a killer can be created

4/14/2024
Tracy Ullman and Dr. Katherine Ramsland, authors of The Serial Killer’s Apprentice, join Karen Conti to discuss the case of murderer Dean Corll, how he went about creating an ‘apprentice,’ and the idea of a ‘temporary psychopath.’

Duration:00:26:27

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The process of how judges get elected

3/10/2024
Linda E. Davenport, Appellate Court Justice, joins Karen Conti to talk about her campaign, how the voting process works for judges, and why it is important to vote for judges.

Duration:00:17:18

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Why do people love learning about true crime and serial killers

3/10/2024
Dr. Gary Brucato and Dr. Stacey Nye join Karen Conti to talk about why people are obsessed with true crime and the psychology of serial killers.

Duration:00:26:27

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Do we have a gambling problem?

3/10/2024
Les Bernal, National Director of Stop Predatory Gambling, joins Karen Conti in light of March Madness coming up and the increase in online betting.

Duration:00:12:28

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Can municipalities criminalize homelessness?

3/3/2024
Antonia Fasanelli, Executive Director of the National Homelessness Law Center, joins Karen to talk about the U.S. Supreme Court taking a case that will decide whether municipalities can criminalize homelessness.

Duration:00:16:42

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How the Supreme Court’s decision on affirmative action affects women in the workplace

3/3/2024
Andie Kramer, lawyer, gender bias expert, and author of Beyond Bias: The PATH to End Gender Inequality at Work, joins Karen to talk about how the Supreme Court’s strike down of affirmative action is affecting women in the workplace.

Duration:00:21:51

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What to know about Alabama Supreme Court decision ruling that IVF embryos are children

3/3/2024
Nidhi Desai, Reproductive rights attorney, joins Karen Conti to talk about the Alabama Supreme Court decision ruling that IVF embryos are children.

Duration:00:20:05

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This week in legal news

2/11/2024
Criminal Defense Attorney Damon Cheronis joins Karen Conti to talk about the cases that have made the news this last week.

Duration:00:27:54

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What is the process of the Supreme Court?

2/11/2024
Illinois Supreme Court Justice Joy Cunningham joins Karen Conti to talk about Supreme Court ethics, how judges think, and how the process works in Illinois.

Duration:00:17:55

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Why are people over the age of 50 splitting at record numbers?

2/4/2024
Mary Beth McLean, Financial advisor and Partner of My Private Vista, joins Karen Conti to discuss the latest study on divorce. People over the age of 50 are splitting at record numbers and Karen and Mary talk about why that is. My Private Vista concentrates on helping women with their financial issues post-divorce. You can […]

Duration:00:18:05

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AI deepfakes of Taylor Swift are circulating, What are the legal repercussions?

2/4/2024
Ari Cohn, Free Speech Counsel at TechFreedom, a non-partisan nonprofit think tank devoted to technology law and policy, joins Karen Conti to discuss AI deepfakes. With her popularity growing, AI deepfakes of Taylor Swift are circulating. Is the posting of deep fakes illegal? Should the laws be stricter? Karen and Ari answer those questions and […]

Duration:00:20:07

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Legal issues that could arise for people who work for themselves

2/4/2024
There is an emerging entrepreneurial ecosystem and side hustle culture in Chicago. Karen Conti is joined by Julie Lokun, who is a lawyer and entrepreneurial coach, and employment lawyer and Karen’s law partner Patrick Dolan to discuss the legal issues that could arise. Plus, Julie talks about Cre8tive Con, Karen Conti being a featured speaker, […]

Duration:00:17:25

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What are parents responsible for if their child commits a crime?

1/28/2024
Eric Rinehart, Lake County State’s Attorney, joins Karen Conti to talk about the Highland Park shooting prosecution and holding parents liable for children’s criminal conduct.

Duration:00:40:37

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Study shows minorities are misdiagnosed at a higher rate

1/28/2024
Elizabeth Kaveny, from Kaveny & Kroll, joins Karen Conti to talk about a new study showing minorities are misdiagnosed at a significantly higher rate. Elizabeth also talks about other malpractice and personal injury issues.

Duration:00:40:38