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Join former U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara as he breaks down legal topics in the news and engages thought leaders in a podcast about power, policy, and justice. From CAFE and the Vox Media Podcast Network.

Join former U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara as he breaks down legal topics in the news and engages thought leaders in a podcast about power, policy, and justice. From CAFE and the Vox Media Podcast Network.

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United States

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Join former U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara as he breaks down legal topics in the news and engages thought leaders in a podcast about power, policy, and justice. From CAFE and the Vox Media Podcast Network.

Language:

English


Episodes

How We Decide (with Maya Shankar)

11/23/2022
Maya Shankar is a cognitive scientist and host of the podcast, A Slight Change of Plans. She also served as a Senior Advisor in the Obama White House, where she founded and led the White House Behavioral Science Team. Preet speaks with Shankar about how our brains work — how we make decisions, relate to one another’s beliefs, and handle big changes in our lives. Plus, Preet’s thoughts on the new special counsel tasked with overseeing DOJ’s investigations into Donald Trump’s involvement in...

Duration:01:06:21

CAFE Insider 11/22: Special Counsel Surprise

11/22/2022
In this sample from the CAFE Insider podcast, Preet Bharara and Joyce Vance discuss Attorney General Merrick Garland’s decision to appoint a special counsel to handle the federal investigations into former President Donald Trump. What are the benefits and risks associated with a special counsel handling these investigations? And to what extent might the special counsel appointment impact the likelihood that Trump is ultimately charged? The full episode covers: – The complications that might...

Duration:00:15:20

In Brief: When Biden Met Xi (with Evan Osnos)

11/21/2022
Preet speaks with Evan Osnos, staff writer at The New Yorker and former Chicago Tribune Beijing bureau chief, about U.S./China relations following last week’s meeting between President Biden and President Xi at the G20 summit in Indonesia. Stay Tuned in Brief is presented by CAFE and the Vox Media Podcast Network. Please let us know what you think! Email us at letters@cafe.com, or leave a voicemail at 669-247-7338. For a limited time, new members can get 50% off their CAFE Insider...

Duration:00:20:27

Burning Down the House (with Barton Gellman)

11/17/2022
Barton Gellman is a Pulitzer Prize winning journalist and staff writer at The Atlantic. He joins Preet to discuss his prediction that President Biden will be impeached if the Republican Party wins control of the House, the competition for leadership within the GOP, and the brewing rivalry between Donald Trump and Ron DeSantis. Plus, Trump announces his 2024 bid for the presidency, and Rudy Giuliani won’t face charges from the SDNY criminal investigation. Don’t miss the Insider bonus, where...

Duration:00:59:26

CAFE Insider 11/15: Giuliani, Student Debt, & IRS

11/15/2022
In this sample from the CAFE Insider podcast, Preet Bharara and Joyce Vance discuss the legal challenges to President Biden’s student debt cancellation program. Why did multiple federal judges strike down the program? What are the chances that the Biden administration is successful in its appeal? The full episode covers: – The news that federal prosecutors in the Southern District of New York will not bring criminal charges against Rudy Giuliani in connection with his Ukraine-related foreign...

Duration:00:18:06

In Brief: Affirmative Action at the High Court (with Debo Adegbile)

11/14/2022
Preet speaks with Debo Adegbile, a longtime civil rights lawyer and current partner at WilmerHale, who has served on the team that defended affirmative action at the Supreme Court. Stay Tuned in Brief is presented by CAFE and the Vox Media Podcast Network. Please let us know what you think! Email us at letters@cafe.com, or leave a voicemail at 669-247-7338. References and Supplemental Materials: Lee Bollinger on Stay Tuned, 2/10/22 14th Amendment, Cornell Information Institute Title VI of...

Duration:00:23:38

How's Trump Taking the Midterms? (with Jonathan Swan)

11/10/2022
Jonathan Swan is a national political correspondent at Axios covering both the White House and Congress. He joins Preet to discuss the lessons from the midterms, the Republican presidential primary battle shaping up between Donald Trump and Ron DeSantis, and the art of interviewing politicians. For show notes and a transcript of the episode, head to: https://cafe.com/stay-tuned/hows-trump-taking-the-midterms/ Tweet your questions to @PreetBharara with hashtag #askpreet, email us at...

Duration:00:47:44

In Brief: Brazil — Left, Right, Left (with Ian Bremmer)

11/7/2022
Preet speaks with Ian Bremmer, president of the Eurasia Group, about the transfer of power currently playing out in Brazil. Defeated President Jair Bolsonaro has refused to concede to the victor Lula, but he has indicated that he will allow the transition to move forward. Stay Tuned in Brief is presented by CAFE and the Vox Media Podcast Network. Please let us know what you think! Email us at letters@cafe.com, or leave a voicemail at 669-247-7338. References and Supplemental Materials:...

Duration:00:20:38

Who Has Midterm Momentum? (with Amy Walter)

11/3/2022
The midterm elections next week could change the course of the country. Amy Walter is the Editor-in-Chief of the Cook Political Report with Amy Walter and one of the premier political analysts in the U.S. She and Preet get in the weeds on the most competitive races, what could change before Election Day, and whether we should trust the polls. Plus, Preet’s thoughts on the challenges of jury selection in the Trump Organization case and the procedural mechanics of DOJ’s Mar-a-Lago...

Duration:01:19:05

CAFE Insider 11/1: Pelosi Attack & the New Trump Prosecutor

11/1/2022
Programming Note: Next week the CAFE Insider podcast will air on Wednesday, November 9. Tune in to hear Preet and Joyce react to the results of the election and what they will mean for the legal landscape. On this episode, Preet Bharara and Joyce Vance discuss the attack on Paul Pelosi, the husband of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. To what extent did toxic, political rhetoric lead to the attack? What new information about the attack was revealed in the criminal complaint? Preet and Joyce...

Duration:00:18:30

In Brief: The UK's Revolving Door (with Edward Luce)

10/31/2022
Preet speaks with Ed Luce, the U.S. National Editor and Columnist at the Financial Times, about the recent political and economic turmoil in the United Kingdom. Plus, the fate of Rishi Sunak, the new Prime Minister. Stay Tuned in Brief is presented by CAFE and the Vox Media Podcast Network. Please let us know what you think! Email us at letters@cafe.com, or leave a voicemail at 669-247-7338. References & Supplemental Materials: “Rishi Sunak Officially Becomes Prime Minister and Forms...

Duration:00:20:18

"Past The Tipping Point"? (with Al Franken)

10/27/2022
Al Franken served as a U.S. Senator from Minnesota from 2009 until January 2018, when he resigned following allegations of sexual misconduct. Franken currently hosts an eponymous podcast and stars in a one-man nationwide show called, “The Only Former Senator on Tour, Tour.” Franken discusses the strength of the Democrats’ messaging ahead of the midterm elections, the use of humor in politics, and the surprising strategy that Franken would use in a debate against Donald Trump. Plus, Preet’s...

Duration:01:08:25

CAFE Insider 10/25: To Testify or Not to Testify

10/25/2022
Was Steve Bannon’s four-month prison sentence for defying a January 6 Committee subpoena fair? What are the implications of a new ruling where a federal judge writes that former President Donald Trump made false allegations of voter fraud in a Georgia lawsuit even though his lawyers informed him the data was wrong? Preet Bharara and Joyce Vance discuss in this sample from the CAFE Insider podcast. The full episode covers: – The January 6 Committee’s subpoena to Trump for testimony and...

Duration:00:16:58

In Brief: The Mystery of Havana Syndrome (with Julian E. Barnes)

10/24/2022
Preet speaks with Julian E. Barnes, a national security reporter for the New York Times, about the so-called “Havana Syndrome” — a mysterious set of medical symptoms experienced by American diplomats and intelligence officers around the world. Stay Tuned in Brief is presented by CAFE and the Vox Media Podcast Network. Please let us know what you think! Email us at letters@cafe.com, or leave a voicemail at 669-247-7338. References and Supplemental Materials: Julian E. Barnes, “Most ‘Havana...

Duration:00:18:36

History & Hypocrisy (with Michael Beschloss)

10/20/2022
Michael Beschloss is a historian of the American presidency, and has written ten books on the subject. He is also the NBC News Presidential Historian, and host of Fireside History on Peacock. Beschloss and Preet discuss this current moment in political history, the recent uptick of antisemitism, and how history will remember the presidency of Joe Biden. Plus, Preet comments on DOJ’s recommended sentence for Steve Bannon, the possibility that Trump may be keeping classified documents in...

Duration:01:09:55

CAFE Insider 10/18: Premeditated

10/18/2022
In this sample from the CAFE Insider podcast, Preet Bharara and Joyce Vance break down the January 6th Committee’s vote to subpoena former President Donald Trump to testify. What is the likelihood that Trump complies with the subpoena? Why did the Committee wait until now to subpoena Trump? And why didn’t the Committee also subpoena former Vice President Mike Pence? In the full episode, Preet and Joyce discuss: – The new evidence presented at the Committee’s final public hearing, including...

Duration:00:13:50

In Brief: Biden's Pot Pardons (with Rachel Barkow)

10/17/2022
Preet speaks with Rachel Barkow, a Professor at NYU School of Law and a leading voice on criminal justice issues, about President Biden’s decision to pardon everyone convicted on federal charges of simple marijuana possession. How big of a deal is this? And what does it mean for the rest of Biden’s criminal justice reform agenda? Stay Tuned in Brief is presented by CAFE and the Vox Media Podcast Network. Please let us know what you think! Email us at letters@cafe.com, or leave a voicemail at...

Duration:00:21:34

The Rise of Global Fascism (with Ruth Ben-Ghiat)

10/13/2022
Preet speaks with Ruth Ben-Ghiat, a Professor of History and Italian Studies at NYU and the author of Strongmen: Mussolini to the Present. Ben-Ghiat is an expert on authoritarianism, and discusses the rise of fascist politics in our time—from the recent election of Giorgia Meloni in Italy, to the reign of Vladimir Putin, to the tactics of Florida governor Ron DeSantis. Plus, Preet weighs in on Judge Aileen Cannon and the January 6th Committee. Don’t miss the Insider bonus, where Ben-Ghiat...

Duration:01:04:02

CAFE Insider 10/11: The “Mine, Mine, Mine” Defense

10/11/2022
In this sample from the CAFE Insider podcast, Preet Bharara and Joyce Vance break down the reports indicating that Trump lawyer Christina Bobb spoke with federal investigators about her certification that all classified materials at Mar-a-Lago were returned to the government. They also analyze how the discovery of additional documents in Trump’s possession could impact the investigation. In the full episode, Preet and Joyce discuss: – Trump’s Supreme Court filing asking the justices to...

Duration:00:17:04

In Brief: The Protests in Iran (with Karim Sadjadpour)

10/10/2022
As mass protests spread across Iran, Preet speaks with Karim Sadjadpour, a Senior Fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, where he focuses on Iran and the Middle East. What caused the protests? Who is leading them? And what do they mean for the future of the theocratic regime? Stay Tuned in Brief is presented by CAFE and the Vox Media Podcast Network. Please let us know what you think! Email us at letters@cafe.com, or leave a voicemail at 669-247-7338. References &...

Duration:00:19:06