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Justice Matters with Glenn Kirschner

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Glenn Kirschner - he’s an NBC News and MSNBC legal analyst and former Assistant U.S. Attorney at the D.C. U.S Attorney's Office. Now you can join him for Justice Matters. Glenn brings analysis and insight to current legal issues, drawing from his 30 years as a federal prosecutor, homicide prosecutor, and Army JAG. For three decades, Glenn argued to juries and judges, breaking down complex legal issues in clear and relatable ways. Every weekday his podcast brings that same approach to his analysis of today's troubled legal landscape.

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Glenn Kirschner - he’s an NBC News and MSNBC legal analyst and former Assistant U.S. Attorney at the D.C. U.S Attorney's Office. Now you can join him for Justice Matters. Glenn brings analysis and insight to current legal issues, drawing from his 30 years as a federal prosecutor, homicide prosecutor, and Army JAG. For three decades, Glenn argued to juries and judges, breaking down complex legal issues in clear and relatable ways. Every weekday his podcast brings that same approach to his analysis of today's troubled legal landscape.

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Trump AGAIN Signals He Won't Accept an Election Loss

6/18/2024
Here we go again. We've seen this exact nightmare movie before: Donald Trump signaling that he won't accept an election loss and refusing to rule out violence to get whatever he wants. It's like democracy is sitting there - stuck on the tracks and Trump is the dangerous, out-of-control train that refuses to stop. There is a way to derail the Trump train before we see a repeat of the January 6th, 2021 insurrection at the Capitol. But we need to work together. If you're interested in supporting our all-volunteer efforts, you can become a Team Justice patron at: / glennkirschner If you'd like to support us and buy Team Justice and Justice Matters merchandise visit: https://shop.spreadshirt.com/glennkir... Check out Glenn's website at https://glennkirschner.com/ Follow Glenn on: Threads: https://www.threads.net/glennkirschner2 Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/glennkirschner2 Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/glennkirschner2 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/glennkirsch... See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:08:21

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Trump Returns to the Scene of the Crime: the US Capitol

6/17/2024
It defies comprehension that the person who incited an attack on the United States Capitol building and everyone who was in it on January 6, 2021, performing their constitutional duty of certifying the results of a presidential election, would have the temerity to return to the scene of his crime in hopes that he could regain the reigns of governmental power. What's worse, congressional Republicans bowed-down to Trump, in their cowardly and unpatriotic determination to get themselves reelected. One of the questions that will haunt our nation for generations to come is: how can there only be two congressional Republicans - Liz Cheney and Adam Kinzinger - who care more about the health and viability of American democracy than they care about their own reelection prospects? Glenn also asks - when will these OTHER congressional criminals get charged for their part in the January 6th conspiracy? If you're interested in supporting our all-volunteer efforts, you can become a Team Justice patron at: / glennkirschner If you'd like to support us and buy Team Justice and Justice Matters merchandise visit: https://shop.spreadshirt.com/glennkir... Check out Glenn's website at https://glennkirschner.com/ Follow Glenn on: Threads: https://www.threads.net/glennkirschner2 Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/glennkirschner2 Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/glennkirschner2 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/glennkirsch... See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:09:25

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Hunter Biden's Conviction Shatters Trump's Persecution Claim

6/14/2024
Donald Trump is claiming that the Department of Justice is being weaponized against Republicans. Glenn says the trial and guilty verdict of Hunter Biden proves otherwise. Note the recent CNN headline: "Hunter Biden conviction shatters Trump's persecution narrative." The way the Republicans and the Democrats have reacted to the Hunter Biden conviction and the Donald Trump conviction tells people everything they need to know about which party respects the rule of law and which party does not. It's a cult and Republicans think they have no choice .Tell them they do. If you're interested in supporting our all-volunteer efforts, you can become a Team Justice patron at: / glennkirschner If you'd like to support us and buy Team Justice and Justice Matters merchandise visit: https://shop.spreadshirt.com/glennkir... Check out Glenn's website at https://glennkirschner.com/ Follow Glenn on: Threads: https://www.threads.net/glennkirschner2 Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/glennkirschner2 Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/glennkirschner2 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/glennkirsch... See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:13:36

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Reaction to Hunter Biden's Conviction vs. Trump's Conviction

6/13/2024
Last week, Donald Trump was convicted of 34 felony crimes that he committed to try to gain unfair advantage in a presidential election. Throughout the pre-trial proceedings and the trial itself, Trump and his lackeys in Congress endlessly yammered about the trial being a witch hunt. Trump threatened and endangered everyone who was involved in the endeavor of holding him accountable for his crimes: witnesses, jurors, prosecutors and judges. In stark contrast to Trump's reckless and dangerous behavior, the Hunter Biden case involved NO threats or intimidation of witnesses, jurors, prosecutors or judges, no cries of which hunt, no efforts to undermine the public's perception of the legitimacy of the criminal justice system. These differences tell you all you need to know about who respects the rule of law and who does not. If you're interested in supporting our all-volunteer efforts, you can become a Team Justice patron at: / glennkirschner If you'd like to support us and buy Team Justice and Justice Matters merchandise visit: https://shop.spreadshirt.com/glennkir... Check out Glenn's website at https://glennkirschner.com/ Follow Glenn on: Threads: https://www.threads.net/glennkirschner2 Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/glennkirschner2 Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/glennkirschner2 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/glennkirsch... See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:19:25

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Trump Meets with New York Probation Officer

6/12/2024
Donald Trump sat for an interview with a New York probation officer who will prepare a pre-sentencing report to be used by Judge Juan Merchan in connection with Trump's sentencing. However, if we care about preserving free and fair American elections and deterring others from committing the crimes Trump committed - falsifying business records to gain unfair advantage in a presidential election - than Judge Merchan MUST sentence Trump to a period of incarceration rather than just probation. Glenn discusses the accepted principles of sentencing in our criminal just system and why a term of incarceration is necessary for Trump's crimes. If you're interested in supporting our all-volunteer efforts, you can become a Team Justice patron at: / glennkirschner If you'd like to support us and buy Team Justice and Justice Matters merchandise visit: https://shop.spreadshirt.com/glennkir... Check out Glenn's website at https://glennkirschner.com/ Follow Glenn on: Threads: https://www.threads.net/glennkirschner2 Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/glennkirschner2 Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/glennkirschner2 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/glennkirsch... See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:14:12

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Trump Vows Revenge Against His Enemies

6/11/2024
The contrast between Donald Trump and President Joe Biden as far as the rule-of-law could not be more stark. As a HuffPost headline announces, "Trump Says Revenge 'Can Be Justified' In Latest Threat To Political Enemies." Contrary to Trump, President Biden has chosen the rule of law by declaring he will not pardon his son Hunter Biden in the event of a conviction, but rather, will accept and respect the jury's verdict. There is one important decision President Biden made early in his presidency: to leave in place a Republican, Trump-appointed US Attorney, David Weiss, who was conducting the investigation of his son Hunter. This shows the true measure of the man - President Biden did not want to be perceived as interfering with an ongoing investigation of his son, even though, as president, he had every right to nominate his preferred US Attorney for Delaware. If you're interested in supporting our all-volunteer efforts, you can become a Team Justice patron at: / glennkirschner If you'd like to support us and buy Team Justice and Justice Matters merchandise visit: https://shop.spreadshirt.com/glennkir... Check out Glenn's website at https://glennkirschner.com/ Follow Glenn on: Threads: https://www.threads.net/glennkirschner2 Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/glennkirschner2 Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/glennkirschner2 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/glennkirsch... See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:10:38

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Federal Judge Orders Steve Bannon to Report to Prison to Serve his Sentence

6/10/2024
Accountability has finally come for Steve Bannon for his two contempt of Congress convictions. A jury convicted Bannon nearly two years ago, but Trump-appointed Judge Carl Nichols allowed Bannon to remain free pending appeal, contrary to the presumption in the law that a sentence is to be served while a defendant appeals his or her conviction. After a federal appeals court rejected Bannon's appeal and affirmed this conviction, Judge Nichols reversed course and ordered Bannon to report to the Federal Bureau of Prisons by July 1, 2024, to begin serving his 4-month sentence. If you're interested in supporting our all-volunteer efforts, you can become a Team Justice patron at: / glennkirschner If you'd like to support us and buy Team Justice and Justice Matters merchandise visit: https://shop.spreadshirt.com/glennkir... Check out Glenn's website at https://glennkirschner.com/ Follow Glenn on: Threads: https://www.threads.net/glennkirschner2 Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/glennkirschner2 Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/glennkirschner2 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/glennkirsch... See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:06:56

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Reps Mike Johnson and Jim Jordan Have Decided Their Full-Time Job is to Obstruct Justice for Trump

6/6/2024
Representatives Mike Johnson and Jim Jordan are trying to convince the American people that the Department of Justice has been weaponized against Republicans. They ignore the reality that, at this very moment, the DOJ is prosecuting Senator Bob Menendez, a Democrat, they just indicted Rep. Henry Cuellar, a Democrat, and the feds are prosecuting Hunter Biden, son of a president who is a . . . Democrat. Glenn discusses how, in reality, Johnsons and Jordan are obstructing justice in an attempt to assist Donald Trump in evading accountability for his crimes. If you're interested in supporting our all-volunteer efforts, you can become a Team Justice patron at: / glennkirschner If you'd like to support us and buy Team Justice and Justice Matters merchandise visit: https://shop.spreadshirt.com/glennkir... Check out Glenn's website at https://glennkirschner.com/ Follow Glenn on: Threads: https://www.threads.net/glennkirschner2 Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/glennkirschner2 Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/glennkirschner2 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/glennkirsch... See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:07:41

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By Refusing to Take Responsibility for His Crimes, Donald Trump May Pave His Own Way to Prison

6/6/2024
On July 11th, Judge Juan Merchan will sentence Donald Trump on his 34 felony convictions. Just as is true in all criminal sentencing hearings, Judge Merchan will base his sentence in part, on whether Trump will take responsibility for his crimes. Indeed, after a conviction, accepting responsibility for one's crimes is the first step on the road to rehabilitation. If a defendant refuses to accept responsibility for his crimes, that suggests that he is not amenable to rehabilitation, and it generally will result in a longer prison term. Will Trump accept responsibility for his crimes? When pigs fly. One of the accepted principles of sentencing is general deterrence - deterring others from committing the same or similar crimes that Trump committed, crimes designed to gain unfair advantage in a presidential election. If ever a prison term was necessary to deter others who would choose to replicate Trump crimes, it is in this New York case. If you're interested in supporting our all-volunteer efforts, you can become a Team Justice patron at: / glennkirschner If you'd like to support us and buy Team Justice and Justice Matters merchandise visit: https://shop.spreadshirt.com/glennkir... Check out Glenn's website at https://glennkirschner.com/ Follow Glenn on: Threads: https://www.threads.net/glennkirschner2 Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/glennkirschner2 Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/glennkirschner2 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/glennkirsch... See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:11:01

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What Does it Say that a "Truth Social" Juror Convicted Donald Trump on All 34 Counts?

6/5/2024
During jury selection in Donald Trump's criminal trial in New York, some on the right, like Rep. Matt Gaetz, were celebrating - gloating even - when they learned that a gentleman designated "juror # 2" told the judge during jury selection that he gets his news from Truth Social. Matt Gaetz even tweeted, "LFG Juror #2!" Well, juror # 2, together with his 11 fellow jurors, voted unanimously to convict Trump on all 34 felony charges. And they convicted him in a New York minute - deliberating less than two days after a several-weeks-long trial. Glenn discusses the main takeaway from the fact that a so-called "Truth Social" juror found Donald Trump guilty beyond a reasonable doubt. If you're interested in supporting our all-volunteer efforts, you can become a Team Justice patron at: / glennkirschner If you'd like to support us and buy Team Justice and Justice Matters merchandise visit: https://shop.spreadshirt.com/glennkir... Check out Glenn's website at https://glennkirschner.com/ Follow Glenn on: Threads: https://www.threads.net/glennkirschner2 Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/glennkirschner2 Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/glennkirschner2 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/glennkirsch... See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:07:49

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The Homicide Victims' Families' Rights Act: Help for Families Who Lost a Loved One to Violent Crime

6/4/2024
We have nearly 300,000 unsolved murders in the United States. That's 300,000 families who sit by the phone waiting for a call to come from a detective saying, "we've got a break in your loved one's case." These calls almost never come. When I retired from the Department of Justice, after decades of prosecuting murder cases in Washington, DC, I was determined to do something about that, and I proposed the Homicide Victim's Families Rights Act ("HVFRA") to Congressman Eric Swalwell, himself a former prosecutor. He heard me out and led the charge in an effort to bring long-overdue hope and help to homicide families. In 2022, the HVFRA became law, and it provides that homicide families have a legal right to require the involved police department to review the homicide investigation of their loved one and, depending on the results of the review, a full reinvestigation by a new team of detectives. We are now in the process of pushing this federal law to the states as model legislation to help homicide families in all 50 states. And we need your help - homicide families need your help. Below is a short, sample letter you can write to your state elected officials urging them to pass a state version of the HVFRA. Help bring hope - and legal rights - to homicide families in your state: Dear Senator/Representative _______________, I am writing to urge you to enact a state version of the federal Homicide Victims’ Families’ Rights Act (“HVFRA”). The HVFRA is designed to give families who lost a loved one to violent crime a legal right to have the relevant police department conduct a review of the homicide investigation once the case has grown cold and, depending on the result of the review, a full re-investigation. Homicide families sit by the phone waiting for a call from a detective saying, “we have a break in your loved one’s case.” Those calls almost never come. Homicide families deserve to have a legal right to have their loved one’s homicide investigated fully, thoroughly, and professionally, and the HVFRA gives families that right. Georgia has passed a version of the HVFRA, California is moving in that direction, and hopefully other states will soon follow suit. Please give homicide families in our state some hope that their loved one’s case will be given a review/reinvestigation to ensure that everything that can be done will be done to bring some closure and healing to families that have suffered the loss of a loved one to violent crime. Thank you for your consideration. Sincerely, ---------------------------------- Thank you friends. It takes a team . . . Team Justice. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:11:11

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Trump Again Inspires His Supporters to Violence

6/3/2024
In the aftermath of Trump's criminal conviction, his supporters are endangering the judge, the prosecutor and the jurors. As NBC News reported, " Trump supporters try to dox jurors and post violent threats after his conviction." It's time to put a stop to Trump's dangerous, violence-inducing rhetoric by sentencing Trump to prison. If you're interested in supporting our all-volunteer efforts, you can become a Team Justice patron at: / glennkirschner If you'd like to support us and buy Team Justice and Justice Matters merchandise visit: https://shop.spreadshirt.com/glennkir... Check out Glenn's website at https://glennkirschner.com/ Follow Glenn on: Threads: https://www.threads.net/glennkirschner2 Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/glennkirschner2 Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/glennkirschner2 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/glennkirsch... See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:06:29

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Trump Guilty of 34 Felonies: Welcome Accountability!

5/31/2024
After a trial that lasted several weeks, a New York jury convicted Donald Trump in less than two days of deliberations. Some might say they convicted him in a New York minute. Glenn reviews the jury's guilty verdicts and discusses the upcoming sentencing and the likelihood of Judge Juan Merchan sentencing Trump to a period of incarceration. If you're interested in supporting our all-volunteer efforts, you can become a Team Justice patron at: / glennkirschner If you'd like to support us and buy Team Justice and Justice Matters merchandise visit: https://shop.spreadshirt.com/glennkir... Check out Glenn's website at https://glennkirschner.com/ Follow Glenn on: Threads: https://www.threads.net/glennkirschner2 Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/glennkirschner2 Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/glennkirschner2 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/glennkirsch... See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:15:37

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Judge Aileen Cannon Shows Her Bias

5/30/2024
In further proof that Trump-appointed Judge Aileen Cannon is hopelessly biased in favor of Donald Trump, Special Counsel Jack filed a motion asking Cannon to prohibit Trump from making false, violence-inducing statements that endanger FBI agents. But rather than address the obvious violence Trump poses to others, Cannon chided Smith for not "conferring" sufficiently with Trump's lawyers before filing the motion and threatening to sanction Smith. We are experiencing a criminal justice system turned on its head. In this podcast Glenn reviews Smith's filing, Trump's dangerous lies, and Cannon's absurd order. If you're interested in supporting our all-volunteer efforts, you can become a Team Justice patron at: / glennkirschner If you'd like to support us and buy Team Justice and Justice Matters merchandise visit: https://shop.spreadshirt.com/glennkir... Check out Glenn's website at https://glennkirschner.com/ Follow Glenn on: Threads: https://www.threads.net/glennkirschner2 Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/glennkirschner2 Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/glennkirschner2 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/glennkirsch... See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:20:07

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Jack Smith Seeks 4th Gag Order for Trump's Dangerous, Violence-Inducing Lies About FBI Agents

5/29/2024
Donald Trump is again telling dangerous, incendiary, violence-inducing lies. This time, his lies are about the FBI agents who executed the search warrant at Mar-a-Lago. In a new court filing in Trump's federal prosecution in Florida, Special Counsel Jack Smith asks Trump-appointed Judge Aileen Cannon to modify Trump's conditions of pretrial release to include a prohibition against him making "statements that pose a significant, imminent, and foreseeable danger to law enforcement agents participating in the investigation and prosecution of this case." Smith also exposes Trump's lies about how the FBI was intending to hurt Trump's family on the day the search warrant was executed, because the FBI specifically executed the warrant at a time when neither Trump nor any of his family members were in Florida. If you're interested in supporting our all-volunteer efforts, you can become a Team Justice patron at: / glennkirschner If you'd like to support us and buy Team Justice and Justice Matters merchandise visit: https://shop.spreadshirt.com/glennkir... Check out Glenn's website at https://glennkirschner.com/ Follow Glenn on: Threads: https://www.threads.net/glennkirschner2 Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/glennkirschner2 Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/glennkirschner2 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/glennkirsch... See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:10:05

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Donald Trump's Bronx Hate Rally Demonizes Immigrants, the Homeless, and Others

5/28/2024
It's difficult to understand how a defendant on pre-trial release in four criminal cases is still allowed to endanger the community by holding hate rallies that inspire violence. Glenn discusses the history of Trump's dangerous and reckless rhetoric - from inspiring a significant rise in hate crimes against Asian-Americans during the COVID pandemic, to inspiring a silent attack on the US Capitol on January 6, to his most recent comments about "immigrants forming an Army" and "living in tents" in "our places." The law provides that if a defendant who is on pretrial release in a felony case presents a danger to the community, he is to be detained pending trial. And yet, Trump remains free to endanger anyone he pleases. This is not how our criminal justice system was designed to work. If you're interested in supporting our all-volunteer efforts, you can become a Team Justice patron at: / glennkirschner If you'd like to support us and buy Team Justice and Justice Matters merchandise visit: https://shop.spreadshirt.com/glennkir... Check out Glenn's website at https://glennkirschner.com/ Follow Glenn on: Threads: https://www.threads.net/glennkirschner2 Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/glennkirschner2 Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/glennkirschner2 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/glennkirsch... See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:10:56

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Judge Aileen Cannon Grinds Trump's Classified Documents/Obstruction/Espionage Case to a Halt

5/27/2024
Trump-appointed Judge Aileen Cannon should not be presiding over Trump's federal prosecution in Florida. She has brought the case to a screeching halt by declining to resolve motions in a timely manner and by refusing to even set a trial date. Judge Cannon is NOT an honest broker of the law, and the federal law requires a judge to be removed when his/her "impartially might reasonably be questioned." Glenn reviews the latest hearing conducted by Judge Cannon which provides further evidence of her determination to slow walk the case so as to prevent a timely trial. For a step-by-step guide to how every American citizen can file a judicious complaint form demanding a fair, impartial, and independent jurist be appointed to preside over the Trump Florida case, please click on the following link: • Judge Aileen Cannon's Bias Is Showing If you're interested in supporting our all-volunteer efforts, you can become a Team Justice patron at: / glennkirschner If you'd like to support us and buy Team Justice and Justice Matters merchandise visit: https://shop.spreadshirt.com/glennkir... Check out Glenn's website at https://glennkirschner.com/ Follow Glenn on: Threads: https://www.threads.net/glennkirschner2 Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/glennkirschner2 Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/glennkirschner2 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/glennkirsch... See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:19:17

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Trump Promises to Testify But Fails to Defends Himself in New York Criminal Trial

5/24/2024
Donald Trump repeatedly and incessantly told the American people he would absolutely testify in his defense at his criminal trial in New York. But, when he had the opportunity to take the stand and tell his side of the story - Trump punked out. Glenn discusses a defendant's right to testify and a defendant's right to decline to testify. But importantly, it is the defendant's decision - not the defense attorney's decision - to make. Trump is the one who made the decisions that he should not testify and could not withstand the rigors of cross-examination. He also also discusses the burden of proof in criminal cases - beyond a reasonable doubt - and how judges define that evidentiary standard for the jurors. If you're interested in supporting our all-volunteer efforts, you can become a Team Justice patron at: / glennkirschner If you'd like to support us and buy Team Justice and Justice Matters merchandise visit: https://shop.spreadshirt.com/glennkir... Check out Glenn's website at https://glennkirschner.com/ Follow Glenn on: Threads: https://www.threads.net/glennkirschner2 Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/glennkirschner2 Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/glennkirschner2 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/glennkirsch... See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:13:09

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Here's How a Defense Witness Blew Up Donald Trump's Case

5/23/2024
As the only witness of consequence, Donald Trump's lawyers called Robert Costello to testify in Trump's defense. And if it wasn't bad enough that Judge Juan Merchan had to clear the courtroom for Costello's "contemptuous" behavior, the cross-examination of Costello (including with his own emails) also proved to be devastating to Donald Trump's defense. Glenn discusses why most experienced criminal litigators know - it's really much better to put NO witnesses on the stand than to put on a weak or damaging witness in the case. If you're interested in supporting our all-volunteer efforts, you can become a Team Justice patron at: / glennkirschner If you'd like to support us and buy Team Justice and Justice Matters merchandise visit: https://shop.spreadshirt.com/glennkir... Check out Glenn's website at https://glennkirschner.com/ Follow Glenn on: Threads: https://www.threads.net/glennkirschner2 Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/glennkirschner2 Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/glennkirschner2 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/glennkirsch... See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:19:25

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NY Trump Trial Winds Down as Michael Cohen's Testimony Concludes

5/22/2024
After more than 15 hours on the witness stand, Michael Cohen's testimony concluded. Although the defense attorney scored a couple points, Michael Cohen's testimony was consistent, corroborated and credible. Interestingly, Trump's lawyer, Todd Blanche, didn't even question Cohen about the 2017 Oval Office meeting that was key to the prosecution's case. Glenn discusses this tactical decision by Trump's defense team. On cross-examination, Michael Cohen readily admitted that he stole money from the Trump Organization. Although this evidence is uncorroborated, the defense attorney will almost certainly argue in closing that the jury should take this evidence to the bank. And that will be a gift to the prosecutors, who will get the last word in their rebuttal argument. If you're interested in supporting our all-volunteer efforts, you can become a Team Justice patron at: / glennkirschner If you'd like to support us and buy Team Justice and Justice Matters merchandise visit: https://shop.spreadshirt.com/glennkir... Check out Glenn's website at https://glennkirschner.com/ Follow Glenn on: Threads: https://www.threads.net/glennkirschner2 Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/glennkirschner2 Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/glennkirschner2 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/glennkirsch... See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:11:17