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The Legal Face-off Podcast from WGN Plus

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Episodes

Manafort, Vegas shooting lawsuit, Inside Out Columnists & McCorkle Litigation Services

8/16/2018
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Former federal prosecutor and King & Spalding partner Patrick Collins joins Tina & Rich to discuss the Manafort jury deliberations. Romanucci & Blandin Principal & Partner Antonio Romanucci joins the show to discuss his representation of the Las Vegas shooting victims. McCorkle Litigation Services Vice President Anthony Krause joins us in studio with his team to talk about the evolving business of court reporting and litigation services. Inside Out columnists Christina Martini and David...

Duration:00:54:40

Former Congressman Steve Israel discusses the 3D guns controversy

8/13/2018
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Former Congressman Steve Israel joins WGN Radio’s Rich Lenkov and Tina Martini to discuss the 3D guns controversy and his new book, Big Guns.

Duration:00:07:53

Rich Lenkov & Tina Martini dig deeper into the Manafort trial with Seth Waxman

8/10/2018
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Former federal prosecutor Seth Waxman of Dickinson-Wright joins WGN Radio’s Rich Lenkov and Tina Martini on Legal Face-Off to discuss the ongoing Manafort tria

Duration:00:09:20

Chicago mayoral candidate Garry McCarthy shares his campaign

8/10/2018
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Former CPD Superintendent Garry McCarthy joins Rich Lenkov and Christina Martini on Legal Face-Off to discuss his campaign to replace Mayor Rahm Emanuel.

Duration:00:10:34

Manafort trial, 3D guns lawsuit, CPS Inspector General & much more

8/3/2018
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Former federal prosecutor Seth Waxman joins Rich and Tina to discuss the ongoing Manafort trial. Chicago Public Schools Inspector General Nicholas Schuler discusses the results of his new investigation into former CPS CEO Barbara Byrd-Bennett. Former Congressman Steve Israel joins the show to discuss the 3D guns controversy and his new book, “Big Guns.” Cook County Circuit Judge Ramon Ocasio III talks about his role as incoming President of the first Illinois Latino Judges Association. In...

Duration:00:48:37

Alan Dershowitz on impeaching Trump, a new Chicago law school, the president of the Federal Bar Association and a new legal app

7/25/2018
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Author, Harvard Professor Emeritus and legendary legal scholar Alan Dershowitz returns to the show to discuss the latest in the Mueller probe and his new book, “The Case Against Impeaching Trump”. John Marshall Law School Board of Trustees President Paula Hudson Holderman discusses her school’s merger with the University of Illinois at Chicago. Maria Vathis talks about her role as incoming President of the Federal Bar Association. Lauren Glennon discusses LawCo, a new app to help attorneys...

Duration:00:47:09

Jordan Goodman says it’s interesting times

7/5/2018
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Horwood Marcus & Berk partner Jordan Goodman discusses an important Supreme Court decision on collecting sales taxes.

Duration:00:06:23

LFO’s SCOTUS panel, ACLU’s David Cole, Mailee Smith, Shannon Shepherd, Jordan Goodman and much more

6/29/2018
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Co-Director of the Institute on the Supreme Court of the United States Carolyn Shapiro and Loeb & Loeb Partner Andrew DeVooght discuss significant Supreme Court cases at the end of the term and Justice Kennedy’s resignation. ACLU Legal Director David Cole discusses his fight before the Supreme Court in the same-sex wedding cake case. Immigration Attorneys LLP attorney Shannon Shepherd discusses the Muslim travel ban case and Trump’s immigration policy. Horwood Marcus & Berk partner Jordan...

Duration:01:12:04

Robert Blagojevich on a commutation for his brother, Chicago mayoral candidates Paul Vallas and Lori Lightfoot, Karla Altmayer on new DOJ asylum regulations and much more

6/15/2018
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Chicago mayoral candidates Paul Vallas and Lori Lightfoot discuss why they are best suited to replace Mayor Rahm Emanuel. Robert Blagojevich joins Rich and Tina to discuss President Trump’s possible commutation of his brother Rod Blagojevich’s sentence. Healing to Action Co-Director Karla Altmayer discusses the latest in the #MeToo movement and Jeff Sessions’ announcement that domestic violence will no longer be a grounds for asylum in the United States. In the Legal Grab Bag, Tina and...

Duration:00:59:56

Chicago activist Ja’Mal Green on his run for mayor of Chicago, Ari Freilich on safe storage laws after Santa Fe, the Obama Presidential Center lawsuit and more

5/25/2018
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Chicago activist Ja’Mal Green discusses his candidacy for mayor of Chicago. Giffords Law Center staff attorney Ari Freilich discusses safe storage laws in the wake of the Santa Fe shooting. Protect Our Parks co-founder Tom Tresser discusses efforts to block the Obama museum being built in Jackson Park. Attorney Sara Blackwell discusses her NFL cheerleader clients suing the league for gender discrimination. In a packed Legal Grab Bag, Tina and Rich discuss Harvey Weinstein arraigned for...

Duration:00:59:35

Legal Face-Off Supreme Court Panel, State Representative Lou Lang on the Equal Rights Amendment, Inside Out Columnists on leaving a legacy and much more

5/16/2018
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Carolyn Shapiro, founder and co-director of Chicago-Kent’s Institute on the Supreme Court of the United States and Dr. Adam Feldman of Empirical SCOTUS join the show to talk about significant Supreme Court decisions including one legalizing sports betting. Illinois State Representative Lou Lang discusses his efforts to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment. Abrams, Fensterman Executive Partner Carolyn Reinach Wolf discusses an important recent case involving the liability of colleges when...

Duration:01:09:55

Chicago Mayoral Candidate Troy LaRaviere, Jeffrey Cramer on Mueller interviewing Trump, new documentary on Ruth Bader Ginsburg and much more

5/4/2018
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Former Assistant US Attorney & Berkeley Research Group Managing Director Jeffrey Cramer discusses the possibility of Robert Mueller interviewing Trump in the Russia probe. Chicago Principals & Administrators Association President Troy LaRaviere discusses his bid to unseat Rahm Emanuel as Chicago Mayor. UCLA Law School of Law Constitutional Law Professor Adam Winkler joins the show to discuss his newly released book “We the Corporations: How American Businesses Won Their Civil Rights”, a...

Duration:01:04:57

Illinois State Representative Sara Feigenholtz, Professor Melissa Michelson on James Comey, David Keating on Blagojevich and much more

4/20/2018
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llinois State Representative Sara Feigenholtz discusses Illinois Department of Children and Family Services transparency. Menlo College professor Melissa Michelson discusses the furor surrounding James Comey’s book. Institute for Free Speech President David Keating discusses the Supreme Court refusing to hear former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich’s appeal. Chicago criminal defense attorney Donna Rotunno joins the show to talk about defending her clients in the MeToo era. In the...

Duration:00:53:20

Illinois Attorney General candidates Erika Harold and Kwame Raoul, former National Census Bureau Director Kenneth Prewitt on the Trump census, LawyerSmack and much more

4/7/2018
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Republican Erika Harold and Democrat Kwame Raoul join the show to discuss their campaigns to be the next Illinois Attorney General. Columbia professor & former National Census Bureau Director Kenneth Prewitt discusses the lawsuits attempting to block Trump’s census plan. Attorney and LawyerSmack creator Keith Lee discusses the online community devoted to attorneys. Finally, in the Legal Grab Bag, we cover breaking legal news involving Conor McGregor, Pokemon & lonely lawyers....

Duration:00:50:24

Amanda Vinicky on Illinois primary election results, State Representative John Connor on the opioid crisis, Chris Dore on the Facebook data breach, Marlene Laro on virtual law firms and more

3/23/2018
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Chicago Tonight political journalist Amanda Vinicky joins the show to recap the Illinois primary election. State Representative John Connor talks about his efforts to combat Illinois’ rising crisis of opioid abuse. Edelson Partner Chris Dore joins Rich and Tina to discuss the Facebook data breach. Potomac Law Group COO Marlene Laro discusses how her virtual law firm is changing how lawyers work Finally, in the Legal Grab Bag, Tina and Rich discuss breaking legal news involving […]

Duration:00:57:01

IL Attorney General candidates Pat Quinn & Sharon Fairley, Gloria Allred on Netflix documentary, sanctuary state lawsuit & more

3/14/2018
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Former Governor of Illinois Pat Quinn discusses his campaign for Illinois Attorney General. Former federal prosecutor and criminal justice reform expert Sharon Fairley discusses her campaign for Illinois Attorney General. University of San Francisco School of Law professor and Director of the USF Immigration and Deportation Defense Clinic Bill Hing discusses the sanctuary state lawsuit filed by Jeff Sessions against California. Women’s rights attorney Gloria Allred joins Rich & Tina to...

Duration:00:58:16

Gun control laws in the wake of Parkland, Michigan State University president resignation, non-disclosure agreements, Inside Out & more

2/19/2018
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Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence Legal Director Laura Cutilletta discusses gun control after the tragic shooting in Florida. George Mason University Professor Emeritus James Finkelstein discusses Michigan State University President Lou Anna Simon’s resignation over the Larry Nassar sex abuse scandal. DePaul University College of Law Associate Professor Wendy Netter Epstein discusses issues with using non-disclosure agreements in sexual harassment cases. Inside Out columnists...

Duration:00:51:43

Gubernatorial candidate Daniel Biss, can the 25th Amendment bump Trump?, “Fire & Fury”, “Time’s Up” and much more

1/9/2018
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Illinois State Senator Daniel Biss discusses his run for Illinois governor. Michigan State University College of Law Professor Brian Kalt discusses the likelihood of the 25th Amendment removing Trump from office. Chicago Tonight’s Amanda Vinicky discusses important, and not so important, new Illinois laws. University of San Diego School of Law Professor Orly Lobel discusses her new book “You Don’t Own Me: How Mattel v. MGA Entertainment Exposed Barbie’s Dark Side”. And in the first Legal...

Duration:00:55:09

Cook County Board candidates Lowry & Degnen, a former football pro turned barrister, the Newtown legacy and more in the last LFO of 2017!

12/26/2017
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Cook County Board candidates Bill Lowry & Bridget Degnen join the show to discuss their candidacies for the 3rd & 12th Districts. Executive Director of Safe and Sound Michele Gay discusses the Newtown legacy and her organization’s mission to ensure a safe learning environment for our youth. Lawyer and former professional football player Jock Climie discusses his transition from athletics to law. Finally, in the Legal Grab Bag, Tina and Rich discuss breaking legal news including net...

Duration:00:58:24

Can Trump obstruct justice?, Bob Fioretti on his run for Cook County Board President, Blago & more.

12/13/2017
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Georgetown University Law Professor Susan Low Bloch analyses whether Trump can be prosecuted for obstruction of justice. Oregon Professor Elizabeth Tippett discusses high profile employment contracts in the Me Too era. Former Alderman Robert Fioretti joins the show to discuss his candidacy for Cook County Board President. The Über Critic Patrick McDonald discusses the new legal drama Roman J. Israel Esq. Finally, in the Legal Grab Bag, Tina and Rich discuss breaking legal news including a...

Duration:00:53:18