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Host June Grasso speaks with prominent attorneys and legal scholars, analyzing major legal issues and cases in the news. The show examines all aspects of the legal profession, from intellectual property to criminal law, from bankruptcy to securities law, drawing on the deep research tools of BloombergLaw.com.

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New York, NY

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Host June Grasso speaks with prominent attorneys and legal scholars, analyzing major legal issues and cases in the news. The show examines all aspects of the legal profession, from intellectual property to criminal law, from bankruptcy to securities law, drawing on the deep research tools of BloombergLaw.com.

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English

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212-318-2000


Episodes

Trial of Tesla Investors Versus Elon Musk

1/24/2023
Eric Talley, a professor at Columbia Law School, discusses the trial where Tesla investors are suing Elon Musk over his now infamous 2018 tweet in which he said he was considering taking the electric-car maker private and had “funding secured.” Kal Raustiala, a professor at UCLA Law School, discusses the first US copyright lawsuits targeting AI art generators. June Grasso hosts. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:33:54

How Strong Is the Case Against Alec Baldwin ?

1/21/2023
Former federal prosecutor Robert Mintz, a partner at McCarter & English, discusses the involuntary manslaughter charges that are being filed against actor Alec Baldwin for the shooting of the cinematographer on the set of the Western "Rust" in New Mexico. Securities law expert Robert Heim, a partner at Tarter Krinsky & Drogin, discusses the turf war between the SEC and the CFTC over which agency will regulate the cryptocurrency industry. June Grasso hosts. See omnystudio.com/listener for...

Duration:00:28:43

Revelations in Trump Deposition

1/20/2023
Bloomberg legal reporter Erik Larson discusses the revelations in former President Trump's deposition in the E. Jean Carroll case accusing him of defamation, and also how a judge and the government is allowing rapper and accused cryptocurrency thief Heather Morgan to commute to a new job, even though she is under house arrest. Harold Krent, a professor at the Chicago-Kent College of Law, discusses the Supreme Court oral arguments over whether the US government should be allowed to bring...

Duration:00:28:02

Jackson Joins Supreme Court's Million Dollar Book Club

1/16/2023
Bloomberg News Supreme Court Reporter Greg Stohr discusses Ketanji Brown Jackson’s new book deal adding to what has become a phenomenon at the Supreme Court: Justices looking to craft their own images and perhaps score a hefty payday along the way. Eric Ruben, a Professor at SMU's Dedman School of Law, discusses the Supreme Court refusing to block New York’s new handgun restrictions at this time. David J. Woolf, a Partner at Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP, discusses the Federal Trade...

Duration:00:35:29

Biden's Growing Classified Documents Dilemma

1/14/2023
National security law expert Brad Moss, a partner at Mark Zaid, discusses the appointment of a special counsel to investigate the discovery of classified documents in President Biden's home and former office. Appellate attorney M.C. Sungaila of Buckalter discusses the Supreme Court's consideration of a broadening of the attorney-client privilege relating to communications that involve both law and business. Judiciary expert Carl Tobias, a professor at the University of Richmond Law School,...

Duration:00:46:51

Biden's Border Fixes; George Santos Under Fire

1/11/2023
Immigration law expert Leon Fresco, a partner at Holland & Knight, discusses new measures announced by President Biden to try to curb the influx of migrants at the Southern Border. Elections law expert Richard Briffault, a professor at Columbia Law School, discusses the controversies and investigations into New York Republican Congressman George Santos. June Grasso hosts. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:35:55

High School Transgender Bathroom Ban Upheld

1/7/2023
Noa Ben Asher, a professor at the Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University, discusses the 11th Circuit ruling that a Florida school board didn’t violate transgender high school student Drew Adams’ equal protection rights when it banned him from using the boys' bathrooms. Madison Alder, Bloomberg Law reporter, discusses how conservative states challenging the Biden administration have found their preferred venue and an ideal judge in a rural Louisiana farming parish. June Grasso...

Duration:00:25:58

Coca-Cola Wins Greenwashing Lawsuits

1/7/2023
Environmental law expert Pat Parenteau, a professor at the Vermont Law and Graduate School, discusses the flood of lawsuits over the climate claims of food and beverage companies. California attorney Jeff Lewis of Jeff Lewis Law, discusses law firm Proskauer Rose suing its former Chief Operating Officer alleging that Jonathan O'Brien stole a slew of confidential information from the firm June Grasso hosts. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:28:25

Chief Justice Ignores Controversies in Annual Report

1/7/2023
Constitutional law professor Steve Vladeck, a professor at the University of Texas Law School, discusses the Chief Justice's Annual Report and his analysis of it in his weekly newsletter, "One First," which you can subscribe to at stevevladeck.substack.com. Jason Little, Counsel at Farrell Fritz, discusses New York's recreational cannabis industry and the fast changing rules as the first dispensaries open. June Grasso hosts. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:31:46

What's Coming Up at the Supreme Court in 2023

12/23/2022
Constitutional law expert Harold Krent, a professor at the Chicago-Kent College of Law, discusses cases coming up in 2023 at the Supreme Court, from a challenge to President Biden's student loan program, to a possible reckoning for social media companies, to the Navaho Nation's fight over water rights. June Grasso hosts. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:28:12

Will Elon Musk Step Away From Twitter?

12/23/2022
Business law expert Eric Talley, a professor at Columbia Law School, discusses Elon Musk's pledge to appoint a new CEO to take over Twitter and other challenges facing the social media platform. Harry Nelson, the founder of Nelson Hardiman, discusses the move to legalize “magic mushrooms” and other psychedelic drugs. June Grasso hosts. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:41:45

Committee Report Blames Trump for Insurrection

12/23/2022
Former federal prosecutor Elie Honig, special counsel at Lowenstein Sandler, discusses the Jan. 6 committee referring former president Trump to the Justice Department for criminal charges. Kimberly Strawbridge Robinson, Bloomberg Law Supreme Court reporter, discusses why the court is off to a historically slow start this term. June Grasso hosts. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:31:12

Chief Justice Delays End of Border Restrictions

12/21/2022
Leon Fresco, a Partner at Holland & Knight and former head of the DOJ's Office of Immigration Litigation, discusses the legal fight over Title 42's pandemic-era border restrictions, and Chief Justice John Roberts temporarily blocking its scheduled ending. Kyle Jahner, Correspondent for Bloomberg Law, discusses how major brands protect their trademarks. June Grasso hosts. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:38:34

Indiana Sues TikTok for Misleading Consumers

12/18/2022
Fred Cate, a law professor and vice president of research at Indiana University, discusses the novel lawsuits by Indiana against TikTok over the app's potential risks to young users' well-being and concerns about data sharing with China. Elora Mukherjee, the Director of Columbia Law School’s Immigrants’ Rights Clinic, discusses the ending of Title 42. June Grasso hosts. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:33:17

Criminal and Civil Cases Against Bankman-Fried

12/17/2022
Former federal prosecutor Renato Mariotti, a partner at Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner, discusses the criminal charges against FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried. Securities law expert Robert Heim, a partner at Tarter, Krinsky & Drogin, discusses the SEC and CFTC cases against Bankman Fried. Business restructuring expert Jim Baer, president of CMBG Advisors, discusses the bankruptcy of FTX. June Grasso hosts. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:59:36

FTC Tries to Stop Meta From Buying VR Startup

12/15/2022
Jennifer Rie, Bloomberg Intelligence Senior Litigation Analyst, discusses the FTC going to court to try to block Meta Platforms from buying a virtual reality startup. Erik Larson, Bloomberg Legal Reporter discusses a New York law opening the way to a flood of sex-abuse suits. June Grasso hosts. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:36:20

Trump Companies Convicted, But Trump Never Charged

12/12/2022
Patricia Hurtado, Bloomberg Legal reporter, discusses two of Donald Trump’s companies being convicted of criminal tax fraud, and why the former president was not charged. Isaiah Poritz, Bloomberg Law reporter, discusses the music industry cracking down on brand owners and influencers using unlicensed songs in TikTok videos. June Grasso hosts See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:23:34

Another Blow to Gay Rights Likely

12/10/2022
Constitutional law expert Michael Dorf, a professor at Cornell Law School, discusses the Supreme Court's conservative justices hinting at support for a Colorado website designer who says she has a constitutional right to create websites only for opposite-sex weddings. Dan Papscun, Bloomberg Law reporter, discusses the FTC's focus in Kroger's $24.6 billion aquisition of Albertsons. June Grasso hosts. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:31:53

Will the Supreme Court Upend Election Law?

12/10/2022
Constitutional law expert Stephen Vladeck, a professor at the University of Texas Law School, discusses Supreme Court oral arguments over a far-reaching constitutional argument that would give state legislatures, near-exclusive authority over federal elections. Bloomberg Legal Reporter Laurel Calkins discusses the trial of a former Harvard fencing coach and a telecom CEO over charges that they corrupted the admissions process in a case with echoes of the “Varsity Blues” scandal. June...

Duration:00:37:05

Jack Daniel's, Ginger Rogers and a Dog Toy

12/7/2022
Intellectual property litigator Terence Ross, a partner at Katten Muchin Rosenmann, discusses the Supreme Court agreeing to hear a trademark lawsuit over a chewable dog toy designed to mimic the iconic Jack Daniel’s whiskey bottle. Kenneth Gross, Senior Political Law Counsel and Consultant at Akin Gump, discusses former President Donald Trump's comments calling to suspend the Constitution over baseless claims of fraud in the 2020 presidential election. June Grasso hosts. See...

Duration:00:26:06