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Welcome to the Lieb Cast Podcast—where we break down complex laws, scrutinize politics, and shatter biases with a dash of snark. Education, not indoctrination, is our game. Attorney Andrew Lieb, our seasoned host, embarks on a compelling journey to illuminate the often opaque aspects of these topics. Committed to maintaining neutrality amidst political polarization, the Lieb Cast team ensures a dialogue rooted in fact over bias. Our crew examines new laws, probes the effect of political environments on the economy, and provides unfiltered views on topical issues, all while sustaining a stimulating, balanced, and entertaining discourse. As an experienced litigator, legal analyst, and political commentator, Andrew Lieb is a recognized presence on numerous TV and radio networks. Known for his ability to translate complex legal changes into layman's terms, Andrew serves as a reliable resource across the nation. In addition to his legal expertise, Andrew brings to the table diverse perspectives drawn from his roles as a corporate trainer, author, real estate school proprietor, and entrepreneur. Yet, The Lieb Cast is not a one-man show. Andrew is accompanied on air by his wife and business associate, Lauren, alongside his colleagues — Employment Attorney Mordy Yankovich, known as "The Chazakah", Attorney Cheryl Berger, and Law Clerk Alex Licitra. Their collective input enhances the podcast's dynamic blend of education, wit, and animated discussion, creating a unique signature for The Lieb Cast. The Lieb Cast goes beyond being a podcast; it's a dialogue, a mentorship, and a voyage of learning, all in one package. It's your passport to unraveling the intricacies of laws, politics, and economics, devoid of biases and brimming with insights. Don't hesitate. Search for "Lieb Cast" on any podcast platform, subscribe, and join us on this enlightening journey towards knowledge and truth. Let's get informed, not influenced.

Location:

United States

Description:

Welcome to the Lieb Cast Podcast—where we break down complex laws, scrutinize politics, and shatter biases with a dash of snark. Education, not indoctrination, is our game. Attorney Andrew Lieb, our seasoned host, embarks on a compelling journey to illuminate the often opaque aspects of these topics. Committed to maintaining neutrality amidst political polarization, the Lieb Cast team ensures a dialogue rooted in fact over bias. Our crew examines new laws, probes the effect of political environments on the economy, and provides unfiltered views on topical issues, all while sustaining a stimulating, balanced, and entertaining discourse. As an experienced litigator, legal analyst, and political commentator, Andrew Lieb is a recognized presence on numerous TV and radio networks. Known for his ability to translate complex legal changes into layman's terms, Andrew serves as a reliable resource across the nation. In addition to his legal expertise, Andrew brings to the table diverse perspectives drawn from his roles as a corporate trainer, author, real estate school proprietor, and entrepreneur. Yet, The Lieb Cast is not a one-man show. Andrew is accompanied on air by his wife and business associate, Lauren, alongside his colleagues — Employment Attorney Mordy Yankovich, known as "The Chazakah", Attorney Cheryl Berger, and Law Clerk Alex Licitra. Their collective input enhances the podcast's dynamic blend of education, wit, and animated discussion, creating a unique signature for The Lieb Cast. The Lieb Cast goes beyond being a podcast; it's a dialogue, a mentorship, and a voyage of learning, all in one package. It's your passport to unraveling the intricacies of laws, politics, and economics, devoid of biases and brimming with insights. Don't hesitate. Search for "Lieb Cast" on any podcast platform, subscribe, and join us on this enlightening journey towards knowledge and truth. Let's get informed, not influenced.

Language:

English

Contact:

631-503-6363


Episodes

Dear Jon Stewart, Please Listen to Us - We're Trying to Save America Too!

2/16/2024
The Lieb Cast 3-Point Plan to Fix Broken Political Messaging in America! We send an open letter to the one man they believe can save political discourse: Jon Stewart and his new Daily Show. Frustrated by the state of endless partisan bickering on both sides, the Cast pleads with Stewart to tune in as they hilariously skewer some of the most absurd arguments out there and point out how facts have been replaced by confusion. While not claiming to be as talented as Stewart, they maintain an independent perspective like his is desperately needed. They make the case that with Stewart's comedy skills and platform, he alone has the power to elevate the conversation the way his old Daily Show once did. They close by begging Stewart to consider their 3-point-plan. America may depend on whether Jon Stewart is listening...

Duration:00:35:53

Athletes, Employees & Audiobook Narrators

2/9/2024
In this episode of The Lieb Cast, Andrew delves into the groundbreaking NLRB ruling that recognizes Dartmouth college football players as employees, marking a pivotal shift in the landscape of amateur college sports. He unpacks the events and considerations that led to this landmark decision, and contemplates the future of college athletics should more athletes gain employee status, including the possibility of unionization. Andrew also places this development within the larger context of the evolving workforce, where gig workers and contractors are increasingly advocating for employee rights and benefits. Plus, enjoy Andrew's playful commentary on Lauren's Book Club antics and her undercover Zoom sessions with renowned audiobook narrators.

Duration:00:35:11

From Taylor Swift Psyops to Conspiracy Theories and Legal Guidance

2/2/2024
In this episode of The Lieb Cast, we explore how discrimination laws have unintentionally enabled the spread of conspiracy theories like the Taylor Swift Psyop. We dissect the confusion caused by outdated EEOC guidance and conflicting court rulings, analyzing viral debates on celebrity influences and affirmative action. We clarify the history and status of anti-discrimination laws and propose actionable steps to combat misinformation. Tune in for insights on consensus-building, empowering professionals, and driving policy discussions with facts in a post-truth world.

Duration:00:35:05

CIVIL WAR IMMINENT?! Biden FEDERALIZES Guard, Will TROOPS Choose TEXAS or D.C.

1/26/2024
Tensions between Texas Governor Abbott and the Biden administration have reached a boiling point. Abbott has deployed the Texas National Guard to the border and declared an "invasion," directly challenging federal authority. Meanwhile, Biden threatens to federalize the Guard. The Lieb Cast breaks down the latest developments and leaves listeners on edge wondering - will Biden back down or call Abbott's bluff, risking an outbreak of violence between state and federal forces? Tune in to find out if civil war can be averted or if the country is barreling toward constitutional crisis and conflict.

Duration:00:31:04

A Discussion of Homelessness, Administrative Power, and the Path to Racial Justice

1/19/2024
The Lieb Cast tackles 3 complex and controversial issues facing America today. They dive deep into the legal and policy intricacies of homelessness, Chevron deference, and calls for racial reparations. For those interested in public policy, law, and tackling our most challenging social problems, this episode aims to have a thoughtful yet lively debate that rises above political rhetoric to explore all sides of these nuanced topics. Tune in for an independent analysis that considers context and acknowledges there are rarely simple answers - just competing perspectives in the search for progress.

Duration:00:31:57

Preparing for a World Where AI Takes Jobs + Trump Civil Trial Update

1/12/2024
This week on The Lieb Cast, Andrew and Lauren recap the fraud trial of Donald Trump and how the judge missed an opportunity for a ratings bonanza by not letting Trump broadcast his own closing argument. They also debate the future of work in an increasingly automated world and discuss different policy approaches around universal basic income and retraining displaced workers. With their signature rapid-fire debate style, insightful legal analysis, and doses of humor, Andrew and Lauren unpack all the angles of these complex issues and model having respectful yet lively discussions across ideological lines.

Duration:00:31:51

Navigating Elon Musk & Bill Ackman DEI debate, Same-Sex Marriage Legal Battles, and NYC Migrant Transport Saga

1/5/2024
The latest episode of the Lieb Cast delves into the impact of social media on workplace discrimination, highlighting how posts by prominent figures like Bill Ackman and Elon Musk, questioning Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) initiatives, may inadvertently encourage discriminatory behavior. They explore the potential ramifications for vulnerable, lower-income workers, who, lacking clear guidance, might engage in discriminatory practices leading to job loss. The episode also covers the case of Kentucky Clerk Kim Davis, who, after denying same-sex marriage licenses in 2015, faces a $260,000 legal fee. Additionally, the podcast discusses the lawsuit filed by New York City against bus companies for allegedly causing $700 million in damages by transporting migrants from Texas.

Duration:00:31:44

Let the World Happen To You Or Make The World Happen For You

12/29/2023
In this vibrant episode of the Lieb Cast, Andrew and Lauren Lieb, along with co-host Alex Licitra, explore their personal and professional goals for 2024, blending their thoughtful planning with engaging banter and self-deprecating humor. Andrew candidly shares his public media experiences from 2023, discussing the changes he anticipates in the coming year. The trio highlights the importance of engaging with positive media, establishing achievable goals, and maintaining an overall positive outlook. The cast delves into their specific aspirations for 2024, outlining the strategies they intend to use to expand their real estate school, law firm, and personal projects. These examples are not just about their growth but are shared as practical, inspiring blueprints for listeners to set and achieve their own goals in the new year.

Duration:00:41:22

Android App Store is in Jeopardy as a Monopoly: Let's Eat Our Feelings at the Latkes Fusion Bar

12/15/2023
Fortnite got a kill in Epic Games' anti-competitive practices trial win over Google and its App Store. Discussing the implications and how laws impact business from Mickey Mouse coming out of 95 years of copyright protection to the enforceability of non-competes. Wouldn't you rather discuss business topics than cultural wars, like Trump's immunity or abortion rights, when your family gets together this holiday season. In fighting the war on Christmas, Happy Hanukkah!

Duration:00:32:21

Holiday Party Etiquette Rizz & Liz Magill UPenn Controversy

12/8/2023
Andrew and Lauren dive into navigating holiday parties with tact, offering tips on conversation starters and games to avoid making enemies. They provide a legal perspective on the Liz Magill UPenn controversy and antisemitism, while also discussing Mel Gibson's connection to 'woke' culture issues and the debate over electric wall borders. Amidst analyzing these diverse topics, the hosts bring their characteristic humor to this week's news controversies, encouraging listeners to embrace joy and avoid vitriol during the holiday season.

Duration:00:33:05

SCOTUS Upcoming Ruling: When Does a Work Transfer Cross the Line into Discrimination?

12/1/2023
Andrew and Lauren discuss the details of the upcoming Supreme Court case Muldrow v. City of St. Louis, which will determine if an employer's transfer decision alone can constitute unlawful discrimination under Title VII, even if it does not result in an economic or tangible harm. They analyze the facts of the case where a female police officer was transferred out of an elite FBI task force position and replaced by a male officer. They debate where to draw the line between an employer's flexibility to make transfer decisions and protecting employees from discrimination. They also discuss the broader implications this ruling could have on workplace discrimination law. Tune in as this legal podcast unpacks the complex issues at the heart of this important employment law case.

Duration:00:30:24

Senator Mullin's Fistfight Challenge: How Lack of Civility Stalls Progress on Issues Like Landlord-Tenant Law

11/17/2023
When Politics Gets Physical: The Lieb Cast discusses Senator Markwayne Mullin's shocking challenge of a union leader to a fistfight during a congressional hearing. As vitriol dominates the news cycle, we explore recent New York legislation and federal litigation together with geopolitical politics. Shouldn't we, as a society, be talking about issues like what obligations a deceased tenant's estate should have to their landlord or how to balance free speech and anti-discrimination, rather than being distracted by vitriol that teaches citizens to have fistfights in the grocerystore? We need to listen to Senator Sanders more and raise the bar of what is expected of each of us.

Duration:00:31:09

The Thin Line Between Free Speech, Discrimination, and Geopolitics: How the Israel-Palestine Conflict Impacts College Campuses

11/9/2023
The Lieb Cast tackles one of their most complex topics yet - the conflict between free speech, discrimination laws, and the ongoing geopolitical tensions in Israel and Palestine. As protests and rallies arise on college campuses across the country, Andrew explores how universities are struggling to balance protecting free expression with preventing discrimination and harassment. Mordy and Alex debate the nuances of the First Amendment and anti-discrimination statutes. And through it all, Andrew aims to provide practical guidance for university administrators who find themselves caught between competing legal obligations and lawsuits.

Duration:00:40:40

Analyzing How the NAR Lawsuit Could Reshape and Disrupt the Real Estate Industry

11/2/2023
Attorney Andrew Lieb dives deep into analyzing the implications of the landmark $5.3 billion verdict against NAR and major real estate brokerages in the class action lawsuit. On this episode of The Lieb Cast, Andrew breaks down the antitrust allegations at the center of the case and what the jury's decision could mean for the future of how home sellers and buyers work with real estate agents. He explores possible outcomes of the looming appeal and discusses how the rules of the MLS system and broker commission structures may be disrupted. Andrew also considers what innovative new business models or technologies could emerge as real estate professionals adapt to an industry undergoing significant change in the wake of this high-stakes litigation.

Duration:00:53:31

Speaker Mike Johnson's Agenda to Combine Church and State

10/26/2023
The Lieb Cast delves into Speaker of the House Mike Johnson's perspectives on the intricate relationship between church and state, scrutinizing them through a constitutional framework. The episode offers a nuanced critique of Johnson’s policy proposals, such as his stance on abortion, evaluating them from economic and civil rights angles. Join us as we navigate these complex legal terrains, providing you with the insights needed to fully grasp the potential ramifications of a unitary church-state as envisioned by Johnson’s agenda in America.

Duration:00:31:30

Evaluating Independent Voices in Congress: The Appointment of Speaker McHenry and Its Impact on Bipartisanship and Results

10/19/2023
This episode of the Lieb Cast evaluates the appointment of Patrick McHenry as Speaker Pro Tempore of the House and its potential impact on empowering more independent voices in Congress. The Cast discusses a vitriolic tweet labeling a politician a "literal communist" and examines the definition of harmful speech. They also debate the role of political caucuses, protecting members who vote independently, and how loosening restrictions could encourage bipartisan dealmaking and legislation.

Duration:00:31:50

Pointing Political Fingers Beyond Hamas: The Most Dangerous Blame Game

10/12/2023
In this episode of the Lieb Cast, we delve deep into the latest developments in the Israel-Gaza conflict. As tensions escalate both on the ground and in digital realms, the Lieb Cast teams up with psychotherapist Jennifer Bohr-Cuevas to unpack the emotional underpinnings of today's heightened vitriol and the importance of fostering constructive conversations. The episode delves into how, while outrage over violence is entirely valid, the danger lies in allowing accusatory rhetoric to overshadow the path to peace. Highlighting contentious statements from notable figures such as Nikki Haley and Donald Trump, the Lieb Cast assesses how these pointed remarks towards political adversaries may inadvertently intensify extremist sentiments. With a commitment to objective, fact-based discourse, the Lieb Cast navigates the multifaceted landscape of this conflict, pushing past black-and-white narratives to reveal the intricate causes and profound human consequences felt by all involved. The episode underscores the perils of politicizing delicate issues and casting one-dimensional blame. Instead, the Lieb Cast and its guests advocate for a balanced approach, emphasizing the importance of collaborative policymaking and the restoration of trust, steering clear from fruitless blame games during such critical times.

Duration:00:35:37

Triggered by Vitriol: A Constructive Discussion of Fairness in Trump's Fraud Case Rather than Schumer's Girlfriend

10/5/2023
On this episode of the Lieb Cast, host Attorney Andrew Lieb takes a deeper look at claims of selective prosecution in Donald Trump's ongoing fraud case. After Trump posted on social media taking aim at the judge's court clerk and baselessly dubbing her "Schumer's girlfriend," vitriolic responses ensued. Lieb seeks to move the conversation to a more constructive discussion of legal standards and fairness. He considers limits on prosecutorial speech and standards for investigations. Joining Lieb is Mordy Yankovich, Alex Licitra, and special guest legal mediator Alan Finkel as they work to find common ground on this week's most provocative comments regarding Trump's baseless social media attacks on the judge's clerk.

Duration:00:41:16

Unpacking Vitriol: Taylor Swift, Jets Fans, and the Truth Behind The Crazy

9/28/2023
The Cast takes on an all-too-common social media phenomenon - vitriolic comments. But what does "vitriol" even mean? They start by explaining this term for nasty, personal attacks lacking substance. Then they read examples criticizing Taylor Swift's voting push and Jets' Ukraine support. Through their playful yet probing back-and-forth, they work to understand the real concerns beneath the surface anger. Can celebrities sway elections? Should sports involve politics? Tune in for the Lieb Cast's signature blend of comedic rapport and thoughtful discussion as they model transforming vitriol into more constructive exchanges across ideological divides.

Duration:00:40:10

Amazon Lawsuit, Menendez Charges, Trump NY AG Ruling, Biden's Impeachment Inquiry

9/28/2023
The news is hot with several ongoing stories, including multi-state lawsuits alleging anti-competitive practices by Amazon, criminal charges against Senator Bob Menendez, a New York Ruling that Donald Trump committed fraud, and the initial impeachment hearing of President Biden.

Duration:00:16:07