Wayne State University Law School Professor and former SEC senior attorney Peter Henning discusses investment advisor Raymond Lucia’s legal saga with the Securities and Exchange Commission over his allegedly misleading buckets of money retirement presentations. He speaks to Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
Indiana University Maurer School of Law Professor Steve Sanders discusses the rift between the Justice Department and the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission over discrimination cases, which is a rare occurrence, but now increasingly common in the Trump era. He speaks to Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
Cornell University Law School Professor Robert Hockett discusses the Trump administration’s changes to the Volker rule which seeks to provide lenders a much clearer picture of which trades are prohibited, giving them confidence to engage in transactions without fear of violating Volcker. He speaks to Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
Former Federal prosecutor and Senior Attorney at Theodora Oringher, George Newhouse discusses the manslaughter trial of Michael Drejka. Drejka is accused of fatally shooting Markeis McGlockton and the case ignited a national debate over Florida’s stand your ground law. He speaks to Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
Bloomberg News Legal reporter Kartikay Mehrotra discusses the effort by officials in Illinois to protect the integrity of the U.S. presidential election. Security experts are furiously working at the Illinois Board of Elections headquarters in Springfield to prevent a replay of 2016, when Russian hackers breached the state’s voter registration rolls. He speaks with Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
Kimberly Strawbridge Robinson, Bloomberg Law Supreme Court reporter, discusses why a growing number of law firms are setting up new Supreme Court practices, even though the number of cases the court takes has hit historical lows in recent terms. She speaks to Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
Leon Fresco, a partner at Holland & Knight, explains the immigration basics that everyone should know in order to understand the complex issues about immigration that seem to be in the news almost daily. He speaks to Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
Charles Warren, chair of the environmental practice at Kramer, Levin, Naftalis and Frankel, discusses the lawsuit by a group of 28 U.S. states and cities to block the Trump administration’s “clean energy” plan, alleging it is an industry giveaway that will reverse progress in addressing climate change and prolong the nation’s dependence on fossil fuels. He speaks to Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
Vermont Law School Professor Pat Parenteau discusses proposed changes by the Trump administration to the Endangered Species Act, the landmark law that has protected fish, plants and wildlife since it was signed into law by President Richard Nixon. The changes will profoundly weaken the act. Polar bears, seals, whooping cranes and beluga whales are some of the animals that are at risk. He speaks to Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
First Amendment expert and University of Notre Dame Law School Professor Richard Garnett discusses a federal appeals court ruling allowing a Pennsylvania county to continue to display a memorial cross on its seal. This is the first test of the U.S. Supreme Court’s most recent decision on the role of religion in a pluralistic society. He speaks to Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
Eric Goldman, a professor at Santa Clara University School of Law, discusses the lawsuit accusing Facebook Inc, of gathering and storing biometric data without consent and potentially exposing the company to billions of dollars in damages. He speaks to Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
Susan Decker, Bloomberg News patent reporter, discusses how courts are cracking down on pornography producers and sellers filing thousands of lawsuits against people for downloading and trading racy films on home computers. She speaks to Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
Intellectual property attorney Terence Ross, a partner at Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP, discusses a jury’s decision that Katy Pery, her collaborators and her record label owe the writers of a Christian rap song $2.78 million for copying their song in her hit, "Dark Horse." He speaks to Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
Bloomberg News Supreme Court reporter Greg Stohr discusses a possible second amendment showdown as the Supreme Court is set to decide this month whether to hear a challenge to New York City rules that sharply limited where licensed handguns could be taken while locked and unloaded. He speaks to Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
Trump Conservative Picks Reshape Court For DecadesUniversity of Richmond School of Law Professor Carl Tobias discusses the 13 new federal judges confirmed to the bench by the Senate before they left for August recess, bringing the total number of Trump appointees to 144, allowing President Trump to reshape the court with conservatives for decades to come. He speaks to Bloomberg's June Grasso.
Leon Fresco, a partner at Holland and Knight and former Deputy Assistant Attorney General at the Justice Department’s Office of Immigration Litigation discusses a D.C. ruling that struck down President Trump’s attempt last year to limit asylum only to people who cross into the United States at official entry points along the southern border. He speaks to Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
Mississippi hasn’t elected a black official statewide in more than 130 years. Rick Pildes, a professor at NYU Law School, discusses a lawsuit targeting Mississippi’s 1890 constitution as expressly crafted to stop African Americans from getting elected. He speaks to Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
Jordan Rubin, Bloomberg Law Legal Editor, discusses how America’s Secret Drug War unfolded over the struggle to curb synthetic drugs and how two film producers could spend the rest of their lives in prison for selling synthetic drugs they swear were legal. He speaks to Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
Steve Sanders, a professor at Indiana University’s Maurer School of Law discusses Arizona’s lawsuit asking the U.S. Supreme Court to force the Sackler family, which owns OxyContin-maker Purdue Pharma, to return billions of dollars they allegedly siphoned from the company. He speaks to Bloomberg’s June Grasso.
Bloomberg Law Supreme Court reporter Kimberly Robinson discusses the end of the first Supreme Court term with its strengthened conservative majority. Chief Justice John Roberts cast the deciding votes in two 5-4 cases, handing high-profile wins to both conservatives and liberals. She speaks with Bloomberg’s June Grasso.