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Hosts discuss the controversy. Joshua and Jeff look at privacy, legal concerns with the collection and storage of information and current litigation.

Hosts discuss the controversy. Joshua and Jeff look at privacy, legal concerns with the collection and storage of information and current litigation.
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Hosts discuss the controversy. Joshua and Jeff look at privacy, legal concerns with the collection and storage of information and current litigation.

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The Golden State Killer, Genealogical Sites & Privacy

5/17/2018
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After decades of searching, Joseph James DeAngelo, whom authorities suspect is the so-called Golden State Killer or East Area Rapist, was arrested and suspected of committing a dozen murders and 50 rapes from 1976 to 1984. Prosecutors and law enforcement praised new DNA techniques used to catch the suspect, while defense attorneys and DNA experts voiced concern over the privacy and ethical concerns over customer data. On Lawyer 2 Lawyer, hosts Bob Ambrogi and Craig Williams join attorney...

Duration:00:38:46

The 2018 Am Law 100

4/27/2018
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The American Lawyer’s Am Law 100 has been recognized as the definitive public ranking of financial performance for the nation’s largest law firms since its introduction in 1987. According to the press release, The American Lawyer has released the 2018 Am Law 100 data, providing a detailed look at the financial health of an industry that exhibited its highest growth in key financial metrics since the fiscal year 2010! On Lawyer 2 Lawyer, hosts Bob Ambrogi and Craig Williams joins Gina...

Duration:00:33:35

Sexual Assault Awareness Month

4/19/2018
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Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) is an annual campaign to raise public awareness about sexual assault and educate communities and individuals on how to prevent sexual violence. On April 1, 2001 the U.S. first observed Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) nationally, and in 2009, President Obama was the first United States president to proclaim April as Sexual Assault Awareness Month. On Lawyer 2 Lawyer, host Bob Ambrogi joins attorney Carly N. Mee, the interim executive director at...

Duration:00:32:15

Should We Regulate Video Game Violence?

3/30/2018
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In a world of iPhones, social media, video games, and the latest technology, teenagers and children are captivated by the allure of media and technology. After the recent school shooting in Florida, the topic of video game violence and its impact on children and teenagers was addressed at a listening session at the White House. In searching for answers behind the shooting, President Trump suggested that violent video games be regulated. In the 2011 Supreme Court ruling of Brown v....

Duration:00:33:44

Jared Kushner's Security Clearance Downgrade

3/16/2018
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Last month, Jared Kushner, senior adviser and son in law to President Trump, had his security clearance downgraded. So the questions remain -- what led to Kushner’s security clearance downgrade and is it a threat to our national security to have Jared Kushner remain a senior adviser to the President? On Lawyer 2 Lawyer, hosts Bob Ambrogi and Craig Williams join national security attorney Bradley P. Moss from the Law Office of Mark S. Zaid, P.C. and Evan Lesser, co-founder and president of...

Duration:00:42:40

Florida School Shooting: Gun Legislation, Mental Health, and Prevention

2/27/2018
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On February 14, 2018, a shooter opened fire at Marjory Stoneman Douglas high school in Parkland, Florida, killing 17 and wounding many. We have covered mass shootings over the years here on Lawyer 2 Lawyer. From Sandy Hook to Orlando, and most recently Las Vegas, Mass shootings seem to be becoming the new normal. Gun advocates voice their concerns over a growing problem of individuals with mental health issues, where the anti-gun movement calls for stricter regulations and legislation when...

Duration:00:34:39

FISA and the Nunes Memo

2/9/2018
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Last week, a controversial 4 page memo created by Republican staffers and House Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes alleging abuse of surveillance authority by the Justice Department and FBI was released after being declassified by President Trump. In a nutshell, the Nunes memo alleges that the FBI may have relied on “politically motivated or questionable sources" to obtain a Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) warrant in the early phases of the FBI's investigation into Russian...

Duration:00:31:17

Gerrymandering and Impact of Redistricting Litigation

1/26/2018
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Gerrymandering is the dividing of a state, county, etc. into election districts so as to give one political party a majority in many districts while concentrating the voting strength of the other party into as few districts as possible. This strategy has been deployed by both political parties throughout history. In gerrymandering, “cracking” and “packing” are tactics of drawing peculiarly shaped districts to capture the desired results. Currently redistricting litigation remains pending...

Duration:00:36:57

The Sessions’ Rescission

1/12/2018
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On January 4th, 2018, Attorney General Jeff Sessions rescinded Obama-era policy instructing federal prosecutors not to prioritize prosecutions against violators of federal drug laws in states that had decriminalized marijuana at the state level. This announcement came days after new legalization measures took effect in California. While many states have legalized at the state level, the drug is still illegal everywhere in the United States under federal law. On Lawyer 2 Lawyer, host,...

Duration:00:30:23

2017 in Review: The Mailbag Episode

12/27/2017
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Lawyer 2 Lawyer has covered the Mueller investigation, sexual misconduct allegations, the Take a Knee movement, DACA, censorship and hate speech, the Equifax breach, the devastation of Hurricane Irma and Maria, and many legal stories surrounding President Trump. This past year in the law has been anything but boring. On Lawyer 2 Lawyer, hosts Bob Ambrogi and Craig Williams join longtime producer, Kate Nutting, to take a look at the year in review. Bob and Craig answer audience questions...

Duration:00:41:18

Lawyers Giving Back

12/19/2017
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As we approach the holidays, giving is the true meaning of the season. Former U.S. Attorney General Janet Reno once said, “Being a lawyer is not merely a vocation. It is a public trust, and each of us has an obligation to give back to our communities.” And the legal community continues to make strides in assisting clients and mentoring individuals who are in need of assistance. On Lawyer 2 Lawyer, host Bob Ambrogi joins attorney Jessie Kornberg, president and CEO of Bet Tzedek, attorney...

Duration:00:43:35

Sexual Harassment in the Legal Profession

12/4/2017
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Matt Lauer, Senator Al Franken, Roy Moore, Harvey Weinstein, President Trump. From movie moguls and politicians to top media personalities, sexual misconduct and harassment allegations have flooded the news cycle. But the problem of sexual harassment not only lies in Hollywood, Capitol Hill, and newsrooms, allegations exist in the workplace, most notably in law firms. The legal website, Above the Law, hosts a series titled “The Pink Ghetto”, which spotlights real life stories from victims...

Duration:00:31:33

Inside the Mueller Investigation

11/22/2017
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On October 30, 2017, federal charges were filed against President Trump’s former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, and former Trump campaign official Rick Gates. Charges were filed in connection to special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into possible collusion between the 2016 Presidential campaign and the Russian government. On October 5, 2017, President Trump’s foreign policy adviser, George Papadopoulos, plead guilty for giving false statements to the FBI. On Lawyer 2 Lawyer,...

Duration:01:09:45

Take a Knee Movement, the NFL, and the First Amendment

10/27/2017
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Last football season, the NFL’s San Francisco 49ers quarterback, Colin Kaepernick, famously took a knee during the National Anthem as a silent protest against police violence against people of color. Many were outraged by Kaepernick’s stance and saw it as a sign of disrespect for the country, flag, military, and police, where others applauded the movement, including fellow NFL players who supported Kaepernick's gesture of racial equality by also taking a knee in solidarity during the...

Duration:00:32:03

The Legal Issues Stemming from the Las Vegas Tragedy

10/20/2017
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On the night of October 1, 2017, a shooter opened fire from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay casino onto a crowd attending the Route 91 Harvest music festival in Las Vegas, Nevada. This tragedy left 58 people dead and more than 500 wounded. With terrible tragedies like this one, victims and their families are left to pick up the pieces and face a host of very real legal issues, anywhere from probate and wills to benefits and insurance claims. On Lawyer 2 Lawyer, host Bob Ambrogi joins...

Duration:00:32:27

Legal Implications of the Equifax Data Breach

9/29/2017
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The credit-reporting agency Equifax experienced a massive data breach, exposing the personal and financial data of 143 million U.S. consumers, including names, birthdates, addresses, and even social security numbers and license numbers. On Lawyer 2 Lawyer, hosts Bob Ambrogi and Craig Williams join Attorney Drew Rossow, from the firm Gregory M. Gantt Co. LPA, and attorney Ben Meiselas, from Geragos & Geragos, APC, to discuss the Equifax data breach, what went wrong, litigation, the...

Duration:00:34:46

DACA, DREAMers, and the Threat of Deportation

9/15/2017
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After the recording of this podcast, President Trump mentioned that he would work with Democrats on DACA and immigration policy. As of today, a potential "DACA deal" with Democrats remains unclear. Due to the developing nature of this issue, the information in this podcast may be incorrect or outdated though still relevant. Please keep this in mind upon listening. On September 5th of 2017, President Trump's administration said they would rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood...

Duration:00:32:14

First Amendment’s Clash with Censorship and Hate Speech

9/1/2017
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For the past year, the First Amendment, censorship, and hate speech have been at the forefront of the news cycle. From President Trump blocking users on Twitter, to violence at rallies or on college campuses, protections of our First Amendment have been tested. Also, with the rise in popularity of social media, it has become complicated when deciphering what is actually a First Amendment right and what is not. On Lawyer 2 Lawyer, hosts Bob Ambrogi and Craig Williams join First Amendment...

Duration:00:40:05

Presidential Pardon Power

8/18/2017
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According to Article II, Section 2, of the United States Constitution, the president "shall have power to grant reprieves and pardons for offenses against the United States, except in cases of impeachment.” With the recent investigation into President Trump’s possible collusion with Russia by special counsel Robert Mueller, talk of presidential pardon power has surfaced. So the question remains: if President Trump were to be ever found guilty of a federal crime, could he pardon...

Duration:00:41:43

BONUS CONTENT: President Trump’s Proposed Ban on Transgender Service Members

8/15/2017
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After recording the most recent episode of Lawyer 2 Lawyer about President Trump’s proposed ban of transgender people in the military, Bob Ambrogi, Craig Williams, Kris Poppe, and Brynn Tannehill continued their discussion on the topic. We recorded their candid conversation and wanted to share it with our listeners. If you were a fan of last week’s episode, check out this bonus content from the show.

Duration:00:12:49

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