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Politicon brings the brilliant team of political and legal masterminds together for Politicon's #SistersInLaw. Joyce Vance, Jill Wine-Banks, Barb McQuade, and Kimberly Atkins will pull back the curtain on how our government actually works, take on the corrupt, share their wisdom and give us their rulings on the latest in politics, law, and culture.

Politicon brings the brilliant team of political and legal masterminds together for Politicon's #SistersInLaw. Joyce Vance, Jill Wine-Banks, Barb McQuade, and Kimberly Atkins will pull back the curtain on how our government actually works, take on the corrupt, share their wisdom and give us their rulings on the latest in politics, law, and culture.

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Politicon brings the brilliant team of political and legal masterminds together for Politicon's #SistersInLaw. Joyce Vance, Jill Wine-Banks, Barb McQuade, and Kimberly Atkins will pull back the curtain on how our government actually works, take on the corrupt, share their wisdom and give us their rulings on the latest in politics, law, and culture.

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@politicon

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English

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3109759335


Episodes

11: Witnesses, Passports, and The Chauvin Jury

4/10/2021
Join the #SistersInLaw as they examine the role of cooperating and corroborating witnesses in the Matt Gaetz investigation. Is he a witness, or a target? Then, they weigh the issues surrounding vaccine passports and how they might be implemented before giving you the latest on the Derek Chauvin trial and looking into the role the jury will play in the case. Get More From The #SistersInLaw: Joyce Vance: Twitter | University of Alabama Law | MSNBC Jill Wine-Banks: Twitter | Facebook |...

Duration:01:06:00

10: Chauvin, Gaetz and Judicial Nominees

4/3/2021
With legal issues dominating the national conversation, the #SistersInLaw convened this week to examine the role of causation in the Derek Chauvin trial and what standards apply in different scenarios. Then, they take on the myriad troubles facing Rep. Gaetz and whether he should resign, before highlighting the importance President Biden has placed on diversity in his judicial nominations-- truly benefiting the country. Get More From The #SistersInLaw: Joyce Vance: Twitter | University...

Duration:01:19:30

9: Gun Control, Pay Equity & The Chauvin Case

3/26/2021
The #SistersInLaw take a minute to celebrate Jill’s new movie, but then quickly dive into some of the most pressing issues facing our nation. First, they weigh the case for gun control and what will get us there before taking on pay equity for women, and looking at the charges faced by Derek Chauvin. Get More From The #SistersInLaw: Joyce Vance: Twitter | University of Alabama Law | MSNBC Jill Wine-Banks: Twitter | Facebook | Website | Author of The Watergate Girl: My Fight For...

Duration:01:16:52

8: Hate Crimes & Intersectionality

3/19/2021
After the tragic shooting in Atlanta, the #SistersInLaw take on the epidemic of racism and misogyny in the country. First, they examine the potential for hate crimes charges in the recent shooting and they can apply, before looking at the intersectionality angle, and the legacy of racism in some of our most important systems. Then the #sisters take your questions! Get More From The #SistersInLaw: Joyce Vance: Twitter | University of Alabama Law | MSNBC Jill Wine-Banks: Twitter |...

Duration:01:09:21

7: Jury Selection, Trans Rights and AG Merrick Garland

3/12/2021
With the Derek Chauvin trial ramping up, the #Sisters give you the inside scoop on the process of jury selection and what they’ve encountered in their own lives. Then, they lay out the laws supporting transgender rights and importance of the Equality Act. Towards the end, you can celebrate Merrick Garland’s success with them...before pondering why some stellar female candidates for other positions didn’t make it. What gives? Get More From The #SistersInLaw: Joyce Vance: Twitter |...

Duration:00:57:51

6: Grand Jury, Cuomo and the Filibuster

3/5/2021
Hang out with the #SistersInLaw this week while they give a short masterclass on grand juries, their role in the legal system and what we can expect from them in coming cases. Then they lay out the accusations against Governor Cuomo before pondering the role of the filibuster and if it hurts more than it helps. Get More From The #SistersInLaw: Joyce Vance: Twitter | University of Alabama Law | MSNBC Jill Wine-Banks: Twitter | Facebook | Website | Author of The Watergate Girl: My Fight...

Duration:01:02:23

5: #SistersAgainstSexism

2/26/2021
Join the #SistersInLaw this week as they stand up for Neera Tanden and share their own experiences with sexism-- and how to beat it! Then they take on the threats to voting rights facing minorities in our country and fill us in on the current efforts at suppression. Can it be stopped? If anything, the George Floyd Justice and Policing Act is a start towards tackling systemic racism, but there’s a lot more (legal) work to do! Get More From The #SistersInLaw: Joyce Vance: Twitter |...

Duration:01:05:11

4: #SayThisNotThat

2/19/2021
Sit down with the #SistersInLaw as they fill us in on the prospects for a reverse Watergate maneuver to take Trump on in the courts. Will it work? Then, they turn to the importance of words in our national legislation and dialogue-- especially the critical distinction between non-citizen and alien-- before checking in on the status of Merrick Garland's confirmation and taking your questions! Get More From The #SistersInLaw: Joyce Vance: Twitter | University of Alabama Law |...

Duration:01:02:09

3: FIGHT FIGHT FIGHT

2/12/2021
#SistersInLaw are back for another captivating impeachment week episode to break down the strategy of its managers and to give us their ruling on whether Trump actually has a 1st Amendment defense. Hint: He doesn’t. But no matter which way the Senate rules, he now faces another case against him in Georgia, and the sisters make sure you know what’s coming next! Get More From The Sisters: Joyce Vance: Twitter | University of Alabama Law | MSNBC Jill Wine-Banks: Twitter | Facebook |...

Duration:00:52:14

2: Trump on Trial, Confirmations & Smartmatic

2/5/2021
The #SistersInLaw muse over whether former President Trump should take the stand in his upcoming impeachment trial, game-out how President Biden can quickly get Merrick Garland (and the rest of his cabinet appointments) through the Senate, and tell us what we need to know about the Smartmatic suit. Get More From The Sisters: Joyce Vance: Twitter | University of Alabama Law | MSNBC Jill Wine-Banks: Twitter | Facebook | Website | Author of The Watergate Girl: My Fight For Truth &...

Duration:00:55:39

1: Impeachment, Insurrection & Judges

1/29/2021
#SistersInLaw Barb McQuade, Joyce Vance, Kimberly Atkins, and Jill Wine-Banks team up to take on the corrupt, show us the truth of the system, and give us their rulings on the news of the day. In this exciting first episode, the sisters tackle the impeachment of former President Trump, the insurrection in the Capitol, and what we can expect from Biden’s judicial appointments. Get More From The Sisters: Joyce Vance Twitter University of Alabama Law MSNBC Jill...

Duration:00:54:07

#SistersInLaw Promo

1/28/2021
Politicon brings a brilliant team of political and legal masterminds together for an exciting new podcast, #SistersInLaw. Joyce Vance, Jill Wine-Banks, Barb McQuade, and Kimberley Atkins will pull back the curtain on how our government actually works,take on the corrupt, share their wisdom and give us their rulings on the latest in politics, law, and culture.

Duration:00:00:25