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Co-hosts Preet Bharara and Joyce Vance help you to make sense of law and politics each week, plus weekly notes and bonus content exclusive to CAFE Insider members.

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Co-hosts Preet Bharara and Joyce Vance help you to make sense of law and politics each week, plus weekly notes and bonus content exclusive to CAFE Insider members.

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Note from Elie 7/12: After the Supreme Court’s Immunity Ruling, All Four Trump Cases are in Trouble

7/12/2024
Elie Honig is a former Assistant U.S. Attorney and co-chief of the organized crime unit at the Southern District of New York, where he prosecuted more than 100 mobsters, including members of La Cosa Nostra, and the Gambino and Genovese crime families. He went on to serve as Director of the Department of Law and Public Safety at New Jersey Division of Criminal Justice. He is currently Special Counsel at Lowenstein Sandler and a CNN legal analyst. For a transcript of Elie’s note and the full archive of contributor notes, head to CAFE.com.

Duration:00:08:06

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Stay Tuned Bonus 7/11: Ian Bremmer

7/11/2024
In this bonus from Stay Tuned, political scientist Ian Bremmer joins Preet to discuss the future of NATO. Thank you for being a member of the CAFE Insider community. Tweet your questions to @PreetBharara with hashtag #askpreet, email us at letters@cafe.com, or call 669-247-7338 to leave a voicemail. Stay Tuned with Preet is brought to you by CAFE and the Vox Media Podcast Network.

Duration:00:03:29

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Note from Asha 7/10: Is Political Neutrality on Social Media Impossible?

7/10/2024
Asha Rangappa is a lawyer, former FBI Special Agent, and current CNN analyst. She's also a Senior Lecturer at Yale University's Jackson Institute for Global Affairs. Head to CAFE.com for a full transcript of Asha's Note. Notes from Asha are exclusive to the CAFE Insider membership. For the text of this note and the full archive of contributor notes, head to CAFE's website.

Duration:00:08:24

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CAFE Insider 7/9: Immunity’s Consequences

7/9/2024
On the CAFE Insider docket: – The many legal questions surrounding President Joe Biden’s campaign following his debate with former President Donald Trump; – The delay of Trump’s sentencing in Manhattan, as he seeks to overturn his conviction in light of the Supreme Court’s recent immunity decision; – The recent Supreme Court decision that will make it more difficult for federal prosecutors to bring corruption charges against public officials; and – The indictment of former Uvalde, Texas School District Police Chief Pete Arredondo in connection with the failed police response to the 2022 school shooting. We hope you’re finding CAFE Insider informative. Email us at letters@cafe.com with your suggestions and questions for Preet and Joyce. Give the gift of CAFE Insider: cafe.com/gift Shownotes & transcript can be found at CAFE.com. This podcast is brought to you by CAFE and Vox Media Podcast Network.

Duration:00:42:50

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Stay Tuned Bonus 7/2: Joyce Vance, Rachel Barkow & Elie Honig

7/2/2024
In this bonus from Stay Tuned, CAFE Contributors Joyce Vance, Rachel Barkow, and Elie Honig join Preet Bharara to discuss the Supreme Court ruling that preserved, for now, access to emergency abortions. Thank you for being a member of the CAFE Insider community. Tweet your questions to @PreetBharara with hashtag #askpreet, email us at letters@cafe.com, or call 669-247-7338 to leave a voicemail. Stay Tuned with Preet is brought to you by CAFE and the Vox Media Podcast Network.

Duration:00:05:56

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Note from Rachel 7/2: The Imperial Court

7/2/2024
Rachel Barkow is the Charles Seligson Professor of Law at NYU School of Law, where she focuses on issues of criminal justice and prison reform. For a transcript of Rachel’s note, as well as the full archive of contributor notes, head to CAFE.com.

Duration:00:08:56

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Note from Elie 7/01: Immunity

7/1/2024
Note From Elie is part of the free weekly CAFE Brief newsletter. Audio recordings of Elie’s Note are part of the CAFE Insider subscription.

Duration:00:06:29

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Note from Elie 6/28: The Supreme Court and Jack Smith’s Impending January 6 Dilemma

6/28/2024
Note From Elie is part of the free weekly CAFE Brief newsletter. Audio recordings of Elie’s Note are part of the CAFE Insider subscription.

Duration:00:08:30

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Stay Tuned Bonus 6/27: Steve Vladeck

6/27/2024
In this bonus from Stay Tuned, Supreme Court expert Steve Vladeck joins Preet to discuss judicial ethics and accountability for this Supreme Court. Thank you for being a member of the CAFE Insider community. Tweet your questions to @PreetBharara with hashtag #askpreet, email us at letters@cafe.com, or call 669-247-7338 to leave a voicemail. Stay Tuned with Preet is brought to you by CAFE and the Vox Media Podcast Network.

Duration:00:05:25

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Note From Barb 6/26: Bringing Light To Dark Money

6/26/2024
Barb McQuade is the former U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Michigan, a law professor at the University of Michigan, and an NBC News/MSNBC legal analyst. To access the full written version of Barb's note, head to CAFE.com.

Duration:00:06:26

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CAFE Insider 6/25: Open Season on Precedent

6/25/2024
On the CAFE Insider docket: – The Florida hearings during which District Judge Aileen Cannon appeared skeptical of former President Donald Trump’s arguments challenging special counsel Jack Smith’s appointment as unlawful; – The new Louisiana law requiring public school classrooms to display the Ten Commandments, and the ACLU’s lawsuit raising First Amendment challenges; and – A federal judge’s order freezing enforcement of Iowa’s controversial immigration law, which makes it a state crime to enter the country, and the state of Iowa, illegally. We hope you’re finding CAFE Insider informative. Email us at letters@cafe.com with your suggestions and questions for Preet and Joyce. Give the gift of CAFE Insider: cafe.com/gift Shownotes & transcript can be found at CAFE.com. This podcast is brought to you by CAFE and Vox Media Podcast Network.

Duration:00:50:14

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Note from Elie 6/21: How Trump’s SEAL Team Six Assassination Response Has Distorted the Presidential Immunity Argument

6/21/2024
Note From Elie is part of the free weekly CAFE Brief newsletter. Audio recordings of Elie’s Note are part of the CAFE Insider subscription.

Duration:00:07:46

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Stay Tuned Bonus 6/20: Melissa Murray

6/20/2024
In this bonus from Stay Tuned, NYU Law Professor Melissa Murray joins Preet to discuss the doctrine of stare decisis and whether it still carries any weight with this court. Thank you for being a member of the CAFE Insider community. Tweet your questions to @PreetBharara with hashtag #askpreet, email us at letters@cafe.com, or call 669-247-7338 to leave a voicemail. Stay Tuned with Preet is brought to you by CAFE and the Vox Media Podcast Network.

Duration:00:10:34

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Note from Rachel 6/19: Unpardonable

6/19/2024
Rachel Barkow is the Charles Seligson Professor of Law at NYU School of Law, where she focuses on issues of criminal justice and prison reform. For a transcript of Rachel’s note, as well as the full archive of contributor notes, head to CAFE.com.

Duration:00:05:52

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CAFE Insider 6/18: Abortion, Guns & Asylum

6/18/2024
On the CAFE Insider docket: – The Supreme Court ruling in a case that sought to restrict access to the abortion pill Mifepristone, where the justices unanimously ruled that the challengers lacked standing to bring the lawsuit; – The Supreme Court decision striking down the federal ban on bump stocks, the semiautomatic rifle attachments that enable rifles to shoot at a faster rate; and – The lawsuit filed by the ACLU against the Biden administration challenging the President’s recent executive order that cuts off asylum protections for many individuals who cross the U.S.-Mexico border illegally. We hope you’re finding CAFE Insider informative. Email us at letters@cafe.com with your suggestions and questions for Preet and Joyce. Give the gift of CAFE Insider: cafe.com/gift Shownotes & transcript can be found at CAFE.com. This podcast is brought to you by CAFE and Vox Media Podcast Network.

Duration:00:39:18

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Note from Elie 6/14: The Supreme Court’s Make-Or-Break Decision on Trump

6/14/2024
Note From Elie is part of the free weekly CAFE Brief newsletter. Audio recordings of Elie’s Note are part of the CAFE Insider subscription.

Duration:00:08:02

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Stay Tuned Bonus 6/13: George Packer

6/13/2024
In this bonus from Stay Tuned, The Atlantic staff writer George Packer joins Preet to discuss the ways in which identity can be a form of social division. Thank you for being a member of the CAFE Insider community. Tweet your questions to @PreetBharara with hashtag #askpreet, email us at letters@cafe.com, or call 669-247-7338 to leave a voicemail. Stay Tuned with Preet is brought to you by CAFE and the Vox Media Podcast Network.

Duration:00:12:25

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Note from Asha 6/12: Democracy — Use It or Lose It

6/12/2024
Asha Rangappa is a lawyer, former FBI Special Agent, and current CNN analyst. She's also a Senior Lecturer at Yale University's Jackson Institute for Global Affairs. Head to CAFE.com for a full transcript of Asha's Note. Notes from Asha are exclusive to the CAFE Insider membership. For the text of this note, along with the full archive of contributor notes, head to CAFE's website.

Duration:00:07:22

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CAFE Insider 6/11: Hunter Biden Convicted

6/11/2024
On the CAFE Insider docket: – Hunter Biden’s conviction on three federal gun charges, highlights from the trial, and issues Hunter Biden is expected to raise on appeal; – The developments in former President Donald Trump’s classified documents prosecution in Florida, including Federal District Judge Aileen Cannon’s decisions that have delayed the proceedings, special counsel Jack Smith’s gag order request, and Trump’s motions to dismiss the charges; – Former President Donald Trump’s request to be released from the gag order in his Manhattan prosecution now that a verdict has been reached; and – The decision by a federal judge ordering former Trump White House chief strategist Steve Bannon to report to prison on July 1 to serve a four-month sentence for his contempt of Congress conviction. We hope you’re finding CAFE Insider informative. Email us at letters@cafe.com with your suggestions and questions for Preet and Joyce. Give the gift of CAFE Insider: cafe.com/gift Shownotes & transcript can be found at CAFE.com. This podcast is brought to you by CAFE and Vox Media Podcast Network.

Duration:00:46:18

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Note from Elie 6/7: Hunter Biden is Almost Surely Guilty — But His Prosecution Makes Little Sense

6/7/2024
Note From Elie is part of the free weekly CAFE Brief newsletter. Audio recordings of Elie’s Note are part of the CAFE Insider subscription.

Duration:00:09:10