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Host June Grasso examines the major legal issues affecting business.

Host June Grasso examines the major legal issues affecting business.
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Host June Grasso examines the major legal issues affecting business.

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Recounts Continue in Florida Senate and Governor's Races

11/12/2018
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Richard Briffault, a professor at Columbia Law School, discusses the automatic recount in Florida's Senate and governor's races, which are drawing complaints from Republicans. President Trump, among others, has voiced concern that Democrats are trying to "steal" the elections from Republican candidates. Plus, Jeffrey Cramer, managing director at the Berkeley Research Group, discusses the future of the Mueller investigation under interim Attorney General Matthew Whitaker, who, according to...

Duration:00:15:48

Fed Proposes Rule Rollback for All But Biggest Banks

11/1/2018
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Robert Hockett, a professor at Cornell University Law School, discusses potential Federal Reserve legislation that would ease regulations on all but the biggest banks in America. Plus, Robert Mintz, a partner at McCarter and English, discusses the 44 charges against Robert Bowers, the man currently in custody for killing eleven people and injuring others at a Pittsburgh synagogue over the weekend. They speak with Bloomberg's June Grasso.

Duration:00:14:51

Birthright Citizenship Reverse Faces Tough Legal Odds

10/31/2018
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Suzanna Sherry, a professor at Vanderbilt University Law School, discusses President Trump's assertion that he can end birthright citizenship in America with an executive order, a claim that is likely to meet stiff resistance in the courts. Plus, Greg Stohr, Bloomberg News Supreme Court reporter, discusses a class action lawsuit against Google, which could make it harder for companies to settle class action lawsuits in the future. They speak with Bloomberg's June Grasso.

Duration:00:15:11

Prosecutors Seek Death Penalty for Pittsburgh Shooter

10/29/2018
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Brad Moss, a partner at Mark Zaid Plc., discusses the charges against Robert Bowers, the suspect in the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting that left 11 people dead and many more injured. Plus, Bloomberg News Supreme Court reporter Greg Stohr discusses how Brett Kavanaugh’s presence on the court is allowing John Roberts to shift the court to the political right. They speak with Bloomberg's June Grasso.

Duration:00:15:33

Law Enforcement Probes Attempted Mail Bombs

10/25/2018
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William Banks, a professor at Syracuse Law School, discusses law enforcement efforts after several high-profile democrats, public figures, and the CNN newsroom in New York received apparent explosive devices over the course of several days. Plus, Charles Warren, chair of the environmental practice at Kramer, Levin, Naftalis and Frankel, discusses a lawsuit against Exxon Mobil Corp. brought by New York attorney General Barbara Underwood, who accuses the company of misleading investors...

Duration:00:14:56

Court Stops Wilbur Ross Deposition Over 2020 Census

10/23/2018
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Greg Stohr, Bloomberg News Supreme Court reporter, discusses why the Supreme Court has blocked the deposition of Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in a series of politically charged lawsuits concerning a citizenship question on the 2020 census. Plus, Julie Park, professor at the University of Maryland College of Education and author of "Race on Campus," discusses the ongoing lawsuit against Harvard, alleging the Ivy League institution is racially biased in its admissions practices. They speak...

Duration:00:13:35

Sessions Blames Court Losses on `Judicial Activism'

10/22/2018
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Charles Gardener Geyh, a professor at Indiana University Maurer School of Law, discusses Attorney General Jeff Sessions's claims that a recent string of court losses for the Trump Administration have been due to "judicial activism" by U.S. judges. Plus, Brad Moss, a partner at Mark Zaid Plc., discusses why the U.S. charged a Russian woman with conspiring to interfere in both the 2016 and 2018 elections, marking the first criminal charges related to next month’s congressional midterm vote....

Duration:00:14:12

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