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The Law Matters Good Law | Bad Law is a weekly podcast featuring Attorney Aaron Freiwald and guests taking stories from the headlines and from the courtroom and discussing how and why the law matters to every American. Come join us and our guests every Friday for an informative and fun conversation! Submit your questions and topic suggestions on Facebook or Twitter to have them discussed on the show.

The Law Matters Good Law | Bad Law is a weekly podcast featuring Attorney Aaron Freiwald and guests taking stories from the headlines and from the courtroom and discussing how and why the law matters to every American. Come join us and our guests every Friday for an informative and fun conversation! Submit your questions and topic suggestions on Facebook or Twitter to have them discussed on the show.
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Philadelphia, PA

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The Law Matters Good Law | Bad Law is a weekly podcast featuring Attorney Aaron Freiwald and guests taking stories from the headlines and from the courtroom and discussing how and why the law matters to every American. Come join us and our guests every Friday for an informative and fun conversation! Submit your questions and topic suggestions on Facebook or Twitter to have them discussed on the show.

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@FreiwaldLaw

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English

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2158758000


Episodes

Good Law | Bad Law - Abort Roe v. Wade? A Conversation w/ Carol Tracy

6/14/2019
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Aaron Freiwald, Managing Partner of Freiwald Law and host of the weekly podcast, Good Law | Bad Law, is joined by Carol Tracy, the Executive Director for the Women’s Law Project, to discuss one of today’s most polarizing issues - abortion. One of the topics at the forefront of today’s politics, the abortion debate continues to intensify. Aaron and Carol talk about the most recent round of abortion bans in states like Alabama, Georgia and Missouri, as well as the history of abortion, the...

Duration:00:50:44

Good Law | Bad Law - Cyber Hacking: A conversation w/ Jim Turner

6/7/2019
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Aaron Freiwald, Managing Partner of Freiwald Law and host of the weekly podcast, Good Law | Bad Law, is joined by cyber security expert, Jim Turner, to discuss cyber hacking. Delving deep into cyber security concerns that are affecting everyone, Jim and Aaron talk about things like malware and ransomware and how easy it is for criminal hackers to access your private information and all the information of clients and customers in a business’s computer network. In today’s episode, Aaron and...

Duration:00:53:41

Good Law | Bad Law - Data Breach Debacles w/ Andrew Friedman

5/31/2019
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Aaron Freiwald, Managing Partner of Freiwald Law and host of the weekly podcast, Good Law | Bad Law, is joined by Andrew Friedman, a partner at Cohen Milstein and co-lead counsel in the Marriott data breach class-action suit, to discuss the Marriott case as well as other massive data breaches and the growing security concerns surrounding our personal information. In today’s episode, Aaron and Andrew address the issues of hacking and all the ways in which our personal data, like passwords,...

Duration:00:44:54

Good Law | Bad Law - Cracks in the Marble Palace w/ Michael Bobelian

5/28/2019
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Aaron Freiwald, Managing Partner of Freiwald Law and host of the weekly podcast, Good Law | Bad Law, is joined by lawyer and author, Michael Bobelian, to discuss his new book, “Battle for the Marble Palace: Abe Fortas, Earl Warren, Lyndon Johnson, Richard Nixon and the Forging of the Modern Supreme Court.” In today’s episode, Aaron and Michael delve into the fascinating story of the 1968 confirmation battle over Justice Fortas’ nomination to succeed Earl Warren as Chief Justice. The fight...

Duration:01:04:46

Good Law | Bad Law - To Infinity and Beyond, A Conversation w/ Space Law Professor Frans von der Dunk

5/24/2019
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Aaron Freiwald, Managing Partner of Freiwald Law and host of the weekly podcast, Good Law | Bad Law, is joined by Nebraska College of Law Professor Frans von der Dunk to discuss the ever-expanding field of Space Law. 50 years-ago, the Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin took “one small step for man and one giant leap for mankind” and changed the world forever when they became the first people to set foot on the surface of the moon. They are in an elite group of 12...

Duration:00:52:05

Good Law | Bad Law - Nonsense Factory, A Conversation With Author Bruce Gibney

5/17/2019
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Aaron Freiwald, Managing Partner of Freiwald Law and host of the weekly podcast, Good Law | Bad Law, is joined by writer, lawyer and venture capitalist, Bruce Gibney, to address the issue of pervasive dysfunction in the legal system and his new book on this subject, “The Nonsense Factory: The Making and Breaking of the American Legal System.” After a brief stint as a corporate lawyer, Bruce turned to investing in companies, following his successful and early involvement in PayPal. As a...

Duration:00:57:16

Good Law | Bad Law - Inside The Pyramid: A Conversation With Etan Mark

5/10/2019
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Aaron Freiwald, Managing Partner of Freiwald Law and host of the weekly podcast, Good Law | Bad Law, is joined by attorney Etan Mark of Mark, Migdal and Hayden, to discuss Herbalife and the ongoing litigation his firm is pursuing regarding the company as an alleged pyramid scheme. A publicly traded, international corporation, Herbalife is considered a “Multi-Level Marketing” company; the heart of the business is in its branding and selling methods, as opposed to its products which include...

Duration:00:47:10

Good Law | Bad Law - Eighty Cents: A Conversation about the Gender Pay Gap w/ Lucy Marsh

5/3/2019
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80 cents? That’s what women, on average, earn compared to men in comparable jobs. Aaron Freiwald, Managing Partner of Freiwald Law and host of the weekly podcast, Good Law | Bad Law, is joined by Professor Lucy Marsh, from the Sturm College of Law at the University of Denver, to discuss the gender pay gap. Although women have made a lot of progress in narrowing the pay gap over the last several decades, the disparity in pay remains a real and costly problem. For women of color, the pay...

Duration:00:41:31

Good Law | Bad Law - What the hoax? A conversation about the Jussie Smollett case w/ Dan McConkie

4/26/2019
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Aaron Freiwald, Managing Partner of Freiwald Law and host of the weekly podcast, Good Law | Bad Law, is joined by Professor Dan McConkie to talk about the Jussie Smollett hate crime/hoax case. As former state and federal prosecutor in California for eight years, Professor McConkie brings a keen insight to the story and the broad implications of this much-publicized and controversial case. By now most of us are familiar with the Jussie Smollett incident; if not, you can find some...

Duration:00:57:36

Good Law | Bad Law - Yes, no, maybe? w/ Nancy Kim

4/19/2019
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Aaron Freiwald, Managing Partner of Freiwald Law and host of the weekly podcast, Good Law | Bad Law, is joined by Nancy Kim, a la professor at California Western School of Law at San Diego and author of the new book, Consentability. Consent is something that we sometimes think of as straightforward, but is it actually? Is it really a matter of yes or no? Consent can be complex with many underlying factors and influences. While the issue of consent in sexual relationships has been much in...

Duration:00:51:27

Good Law | Bad Law - R-E-S-P-E-C-T w/ Judge Victoria Pratt

4/12/2019
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Aaron Freiwald, Managing Partner of Freiwald Law and host of the weekly podcast, Good Law | Bad Law, is joined by Rutgers Law School Professor and retired Judge, Victoria Pratt to discuss Procedural Justice. Everyone has a unique story; an individual’s background shapes and molds who they are along the way and eventually, who they become. So, why do we ignore those backgrounds and life paths when it comes to sentencing for crimes? In a fascinating conversation, Aaron and Judge Pratt ask...

Duration:00:51:03

Good Law | Bad Law - Should Campus Sexual Assault Proceedings Be Fairer To The ... Accused? w/ Adam Zucker

4/5/2019
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Aaron Freiwald, Managing Partner of Freiwald Law and host of the weekly podcast, Good Law | Bad Law, is joined by attorney Adam Zucker to discuss Title IX and the removal of the Obama era “Dear Colleague” letter. The US constitution guarantees a few things to all citizens, the right to a trial, the right to an attorney, and the notion that all people are innocent until proven guilty. Those rights help ensure all people are treated fairly and get their fair chance. The problem is,...

Duration:00:59:47

Good Law | Bad Law - Scientific Evidence and the RoundUp Cancer Trial w/ Dr. Ed Cheng

3/29/2019
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Aaron Freiwald, Managing Partner of Freiwald Law and host of the weekly podcast, Good Law | Bad Law, is joined by Vanderbilt Law Professor Dr. Edward Cheng, to discuss the ins and outs of the Monsanto RoundUp litigation. Once thought of as the “billion-dollar baby” of one of the largest chemical companies in the world, the ubiquitous weed killer RoundUp has recently been found to directly cause cancer after a jury unanimously decided in a federal court case. Dr. Cheng and Aaron breakdown...

Duration:01:13:25

Good Law | Bad Law - Can the police really do that? w/ Louis Rulli

3/22/2019
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Aaron Freiwald, Managing Partner of Freiwald Law and host of the weekly podcast, Good Law | Bad Law, is joined by University of Pennsylvania Law Professor Louis Rulli, to discuss a landmark Supreme Court case on the issue of civil forfeiture. Imagine being pulled over and having the police take all of your money before sending you on your way. It doesn’t sound like something that would happen here in America but it does. It’s called civil forfeiture and our guest, University of...

Duration:00:45:47

Good Law | Bad Law - Are We Underreporting the Scope of the Opioid Crisis? w/ Dr. Victor Weedn

3/15/2019
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Aaron Freiwald, Managing Partner of Freiwald Law and host of the weekly podcast Good Law | Bad Law, is joined by George Washington University Professor and Forensic Pathologist, Dr. Victor Weedn, to discuss the ongoing opioid epidemic and the important role forensic pathologists play in battling the crisis. A public health emergency, the opioid crisis continues to plague the nation. Aaron and Dr. Weedn talk about the epidemic and the specific challenges that intersect between science and...

Duration:00:37:08

Good Law | Bad Law - How to Beat Measles, Again w/ Nicholas Diamond

3/8/2019
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Outbreak outrage! Aaron Freiwald, Managing Partner of Freiwald Law and host of the weekly podcast, Good Law | Bad Law, is joined by Georgetown University Law Professor Nicholas Diamond to discuss the anti-vax movement, the surge in measles around the country, and compulsory vaccination. It seems like every day more and more people are being diagnosed with illnesses we thought were eliminated years ago. Illnesses like mumps, measles, and whooping cough have all started appearing again...

Duration:00:44:54

Good Law | Bad Law - What Is Truth? w/ Sophia Rosenfeld

3/1/2019
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Fake News, the calling card of a presidency? Aaron Freiwald, Managing Partner of Freiwald Law and host of the weekly podcast, Good Law | Bad Law, is joined by University of Pennsylvania History Professor Sophia Rosenfeld to talk about the tenuousness of the truth in democracy. In Professor Rosenfeld’s new book, “Democracy and Truth,” she tells readers about the peculiar and fragile relationship between democracy and the truth. While it certainly feels like we live in a very unique...

Duration:00:57:32

Good Law | Bad Law #122 - Can We Discriminate Against the “Unhealthy”? w/ Elizabeth Weeks

2/22/2019
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It’s ok to discriminate? Well…. Not exactly. Well…..Maybe. Aaron Freiwald, Managing Partner of Freiwald Law and host of the weekly podcast, Good Law | Bad Law, is joined by Elizabeth Weeks, co-author of a new book called “Healthism: Health-Status Discrimination and the Law” and Professor of Law at the University of Georgia. Professor Weeks joins the show today to talk about healthism, discriminating on the basis of health status. Aaron and Elizabeth discuss what healthism means, what it...

Duration:00:59:25

Good Law | Bad Law #121 - The Constitutional Rights of . . . Corporations? w/ Adam Winkler

2/19/2019
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Do corporations have rights? Aaron Freiwald, Managing Partner of Freiwald Law and host of the weekly podcast, Good Law | Bad Law, is joined by Adam Winkler, a UCLA law professor and author of the new book “We The Corporations.” Aaron and Adam discuss the constitutional rights of corporations in America. Wait, the what? The First Amendment is often thought of as protection for citizens; it guarantees freedom of religion, speech and freedom of speech. We don’t often think about those...

Duration:00:43:33

Good Law | Bad Law #120 - Should we change the way we vote for President? w/ Robert Hardaway

2/15/2019
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Is it time to say goodbye to the Electoral College? Aaron Freiwald, Managing Partner of Freiwald Law and host of the weekly podcast Good Law | Bad Law, is joined by Robert Hardaway, a professor at the Sturm College of Law at the University of Denver and, the author of a forthcoming book called “Saving the Electoral College”. Richard joins the show today discuss a movement by some states to disregard the electoral college and cast their votes in-line with the nationwide popular...

Duration:00:53:13