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Hosts June Grasso, Michael Best and Greg Stohr speak 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 and BloombergBNA.com. Reporters from Bloomberg's Washington, D.C. bureau are prominently featured as they offer analysis of policy and legal issues.

Hosts June Grasso, Michael Best and Greg Stohr speak 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 and BloombergBNA.com. Reporters from Bloomberg's Washington, D.C. bureau are prominently featured as they offer analysis of policy and legal issues.
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Hosts June Grasso, Michael Best and Greg Stohr speak 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 and BloombergBNA.com. Reporters from Bloomberg's Washington, D.C. bureau are prominently featured as they offer analysis of policy and legal issues.

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Episodes

Trump Looks to Supreme Court for New DACA Action

10/18/2018
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Leon Fresco, partner at Holland and Knight and former Deputy Assistant Attorney General for the Office of Immigration Litigation at the U.S. Department of Justice Civil Division, discusses growing impatience in the Trump administration for a 9th circuit ruling on whether it can scrap legal protections for thousands of DACA recipients. Plus, Lananh Nguyen, Bloomberg News foreign exchange reporter, discusses the trial for several British bankers who are charged with rigging the $5.1...

Duration:00:14:22

Mueller Said to Report Some Findings in Russia Probe

10/17/2018
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Kevin Whitelaw, Bloomberg News deputy managing editor, discusses new findings from Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election. According to Bloomberg sources, Mueller is expected to issue finding on core aspects of the probe soon after the November elections. Plus, Steve Sanders, a professor at Indiana University Maurer School of Law, discusses recent comments by Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts, where he stressed the importance of judicial...

Duration:00:14:44

Affirmative Action Not on Trial in Harvard Case

10/16/2018
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Elise Boddie, professor at Rutgers University Law School and Founder & Executive Director of The Inclusion Project, discusses the discrimination suit against Harvard University's admission practices, where a group called Students for Fair Admissions is accusing the institution of discriminating against Asian-American applicants. However, in the first day of the trail, the students' lawyer, Adam Mortara, said that affirmative action was not on trial, but rather that whites, as well as...

Duration:00:15:19

Trump Proposes New Rules for Protesting in Capital

10/15/2018
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Howard Schweber, a professor at the University of Wisconsin School of Law, discusses a proposal by the Trump administration, which seeks to restrict protests by blocking demonstrations along the north sidewalk of the White House and making it easier for police to shut them down. The proposal, which originated from the National Park Service, could also open to door to charging protestors for the cost of putting up barricades or re-seeding grass. Plus, Adam Smith, a partner at Gibson Dunn,...

Duration:00:15:35

CVS Looks to Remake Healthcare After Merger Approval

10/11/2018
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Nick Economides, a professor at NYU Stern School of Business, discusses the newly-approved deal between CVS and Aetna, which promises to remake the healthcare sector in America. He speaks with Bloomberg's June Grasso on Bloomberg Radio's "Politics, Policy, Power and Law." Plus, William Banks, a professor at Syracuse University Law School, discusses Wednesday Senate testimony by FBI director Christopher Wray, who named China as the number one threat to the U.S. They speak with Bloomberg’s...

Duration:00:14:07

Kavanaugh Hears First Oral Arguments on Supreme Court

10/9/2018
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Greg Stohr, Bloomberg News Supreme Court reporter, discusses Brett Kavanaugh’s first day as a Supreme Court Justice, where he heard oral arguments in two cases involving the U.S. Armed Career Criminal Act. Plus, Alberto Gonzales, former U.S attorney general, former White House counsel, and dean of the Belmont University School of Law, discusses the expected departure of President Trump’s White House counsel, Don McGahn, now that Brett Kavanaugh has been confirmed as a Supreme Court justice....

Duration:00:13:40

Kavanaugh Confirmation Enlivens Both Parties

10/8/2018
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Anna Edgerton, Bloomberg News congressional reporter, discusses how the confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court could change the results of the midterm elections in November. Plus, Georgia State University law professor Neil Kinkopf offers his views the politicization of the confirmation process and what the Senate can do differently in the future. And Case Western Reserve University law professor Jonathan Adler discusses how Kavanaugh will shape the nation’s highest court for...

Duration:00:21:21

Senate Votes to Advance Kavanaugh for Final Vote

10/5/2018
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Greg Stohr and Mike Dorning from Bloomberg News, along with Georgia State University Law professor Neil Kinkopf, discuss the upcoming Senate confirmation vote for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. On Friday, the Senate republicans voted to end debate on Kavanaugh, setting up a final full Senate vote that could come as early as Saturday. They speak with Bloomberg's Kevin Cirilli and Craig Gordon.

Duration:00:22:13

Trump Advocates `Very Comprehensive’ Kavanaugh Probe

10/1/2018
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William Banks, professor at Syracuse University Law School, discusses President Trump’s Monday comments, where he supported a “very comprehensive” investigation into sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Plus, Bloomberg News Supreme Court reporter Greg Stohr, discusses the start of the Supreme Court’s fall term and how Kavanaugh’s confirmation is impacting the high court. They speak with Bloomberg’s Peter Barnes and Amy Morris.

Duration:00:14:26

Judiciary Committee to Vote on Kavanaugh Nomination

9/28/2018
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Justin Sink, Bloomberg News White House reporter, discusses the Senate Judiciary Committee vote for Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the Supreme Court. Kavanaugh spoke before the panel on Thursday to respond to allegations of sexual assault brought by Christine Blasey Ford, who says he carried out the assault while they were both high school students in 1982. Plus, Georgia State University law professor Neil Kinkopf discusses the Thursday hearings in the Senate Judiciary Committee, where both...

Duration:00:14:04

Third Kavanaugh Accuser Comes Forward Before Hearing

9/26/2018
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Greg Stohr, Bloomberg News Supreme Court reporter, and University of Pittsburgh law professor Arthur Hellman discuss new statements and written testimony from Brett Kavanaugh and the White House in advance of the Thursday Senate Judiciary Committee hearing featuring Kavanaugh and the first woman to accuse him of sexual misconduct, Christine Blasey Ford. On Wednesday, lawyer Michael Avenatti came forward with a new accuser, who says that the appeals court judge took part in efforts to...

Duration:00:15:04

Kavanaugh Says He’s `Not Going Anywhere’

9/25/2018
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Neil Kinkopf, a professor at Georgia State University College of Law, discusses Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation to the Supreme Court, which remains in question as two women accuse him of sexual misconduct during his time in college and high school. Senate Republican leaders say they are still planning to vote on Kavanaugh by the end of the week. Plus, Jimmy Gurule, a professor at Notre Dame Law School, discusses Rod Rosenstein’s future as deputy attorney general after Monday reports that he...

Duration:00:15:34

Rosenstein, Trump Set Thursday Meeting at White House

9/24/2018
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William Banks, a professor at Syracuse University Law School, discusses Rod Rosenstein’s future in the Justice Department after Monday reports that he offered his verbal resignation to the White House. Plus, Steve Sanders, a professor at Indiana University Maurer School of Law, discusses Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court confirmation, which is in further doubt on Monday after a second woman accused the appeals court judge of sexual misconduct. They speak with Bloomberg's June Grasso.

Duration:00:13:12

With or Without Kavanaugh, Court Prepares for Big Term

9/21/2018
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Kimberly Strawbridge Robinson, Bloomberg Law Supreme Court reporter, discusses the upcoming Supreme Court term, which is set to begin on October 1st, and whether or not Brett Kavanaugh will be on the Court at the beginning of the term. Plus, Joel Mitnick, partner at Cadwalader, discusses the second round of FTC meetings aimed at exploring an overhaul of U.S. antitrust rules as big tech companies reinvent the way American businesses function. The hearing comes just one day after the federal...

Duration:00:15:10

Trump Pipeline Efforts Likely to Face Future Delays

9/20/2018
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Brandon Barnes, senior litigation analyst for Bloomberg Intelligence, discusses further delays for President Trump's pipeline programs, which continue to face lawsuits from states and environmental groups across the country. He speaks with Bloomberg's June Grasso.

Duration:00:08:16

Trump Says He Wants to Hear From Kavanagh Accuser

9/19/2018
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Greg Stohr, Bloomberg News Supreme Court reporter, discusses President Trump’s latest comments relating to Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, telling reporters that it would be “unfortunate” if the woman accusing Kavanaugh of sexual assault did not testify before a Senate committee on Monday. Plus, Robert Hockett, a professor at Cornell University Law School, discusses a new criminal probe into Tesla over Elon Musk’s now-infamous August tweet about taking the electric carmaker private....

Duration:00:15:15

Apple-Qualcomm Feud Back in Court in Royalty Fight

9/18/2018
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Matt Larson, Bloomberg intelligence litigation analyst, discusses the court fight between Qualcomm and Apple, which continues this week in the U.S. International Trade Commission, where the chip-maker is trying to stop Apple devices from being sold in the U.S. Plus,Jonathan Adler, professor at Case Western Reserve University School of Law and Director of the Center for Business Law & Regulation, discusses President Trump’s continued support for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, who will...

Duration:00:11:59

Kavanaugh Confirmation in Doubt After New Allegations

9/17/2018
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Steve Sanders, a professor at The Indiana University Maurer School of Law , discusses allegations of sexual assault against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavnaugh, whose confirmation is now in trouble after all of the Democrats and some Republicans on the Senate Judiciary Committee asked to delay a Thursday confirmation vote. Plus, Robert Mintz, a partner at McCarter and English, discusses former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort’s guilty plea, and what it means for Special Counsel Robert...

Duration:00:14:38

Ken Starr on `Contempt’ and Mueller Investigation (Radio)

9/14/2018
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Former independent counsel Ken Starr discusses his new book, "Contempt: A Memoir of the Clinton Investigation" and how his experiences in the Clinton investigation apply to the present political situation. Plus, Brad Moss, a partner at Mark Zaid Plc., discusses Paul Manafort's decision to plead guilty to bank and tax fraud allegations brought by special counsel Robert Mueller. She speaks with Bloomberg's June Grasso.

Duration:00:13:08

Trump Takes Aim at Obama-Era Methane Rules

9/13/2018
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Richard Revesz, a professor at NYU Law School and director of the Institute for Policy Integrity, discusses why the Trump administration is proposing to relax Obama-era rules that were meant to block rogue methane leaks from oil and gas wells. Plus, David McLaughlin, Bloomberg News legal reporter, discusses a Thursday FTC hearing, where U.S. antitrust enforcers are exploring whether rising industry concentrating in the tech sector is hurting the ability of American companies to be...

Duration:00:15:26