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Hosts June Grasso, Michael Best and Greg Stohr speak with prominent attorneys and legal scholars, analyzing major legal issues and cases in the news. The show examines all aspects of the legal profession, from intellectual property to criminal law, from bankruptcy to securities law, drawing on the deep research tools of BloombergLaw.com and BloombergBNA.com. Reporters from Bloomberg's Washington, D.C. bureau are prominently featured as they offer analysis of policy and legal issues.

Hosts June Grasso, Michael Best and Greg Stohr speak with prominent attorneys and legal scholars, analyzing major legal issues and cases in the news. The show examines all aspects of the legal profession, from intellectual property to criminal law, from bankruptcy to securities law, drawing on the deep research tools of BloombergLaw.com and BloombergBNA.com. Reporters from Bloomberg's Washington, D.C. bureau are prominently featured as they offer analysis of policy and legal issues.
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Hosts June Grasso, Michael Best and Greg Stohr speak with prominent attorneys and legal scholars, analyzing major legal issues and cases in the news. The show examines all aspects of the legal profession, from intellectual property to criminal law, from bankruptcy to securities law, drawing on the deep research tools of BloombergLaw.com and BloombergBNA.com. Reporters from Bloomberg's Washington, D.C. bureau are prominently featured as they offer analysis of policy and legal issues.

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Episodes

Trump Can’t Implement Military Transgender Ban Yet

3/22/2019
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Steve Sanders, a professor at Indiana University’s Maurer School of Law, discusses why a federal judge said there is still an impediment to President Trump’s ban on transgender Americans serving in the military and the ongoing litigation over the issue. He speaks to Bloomberg’s June Grasso.

Duration:00:09:39

Second Bayer Ruling Links Weed Killer to Cancer

3/22/2019
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University of Michigan Law School Professor Erik Gordon discusses the verdict against Bayer by a second jury over claims that its Roundup weed killer causes cancer. The trial now moves to a second phase to determine the company’s liability and damages. He speaks to Bloomberg’s June Grasso.

Duration:00:08:14

Will Any Parents In College Admissions Scandal Serve Time?

3/21/2019
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Former federal public defender, James Cohen, a professor at Fordham Law School, discusses whether any of the wealthy parents charged in the U.S. college admissions scandal will have to serve time in jail. He speaks to Bloomberg’s June Grasso.

Duration:00:08:37

Judges Skeptical of Trump Emoluments Lawsuit

3/20/2019
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Bloomberg News legal reporter Andrew Harris discusses the contentious appelate court hearing over the lawsuit by Democratic attorneys general that claim President Trump is violating the emoluments clause of the constitution when he profits from foreign and domestic government visitors at his luxury hotel in Washington DC. He speaks to Bloomberg's June Grasso.

Duration:00:08:04

2020 Democrats Look To Expand Supreme Court

3/20/2019
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Harold Krent, Dean of the Chicago-Kent College of Law discusses court packing, or expanding the number of justices on the Supreme Court. Democrats say the court is becoming politicized and they are increasingly looking to court packing as a solution. He speaks with Bloomberg's June Grasso.

Duration:00:06:00

Supreme Court Gives Trump Another Immigration Win

3/19/2019
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Bloomberg News Supreme Court reporter, Greg Stohr, discusses how the Supreme Court, in a 5-4 vote, bolstered the government’s power to detain immigrants who are facing deportation because of crimes they committed, siding with the Trump administration in a clash with implications for so-called sanctuary cities. He speaks to Bloomberg’s June Grasso.

Duration:00:07:28

Facebook’s Legal Troubles Multiplying

3/18/2019
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Bloomberg News technology reporter, Gerrit de Vynck, discusses how Facebook’s legal troubles are multiplying from subpoenas in a federal criminal investigation to calls for the breakup of the tech giant. He speaks to Bloomberg’s June Grasso

Duration:00:08:01

First Appeals Court ’Flips’ Control Under Trump

3/15/2019
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Carl Tobias, a professor at the University of Richmond School of Law, discusses how the Third Circuit Court of Appeals because the first federal appeals court to "flip" control under President Trump to a majority of Republican appointees, a big step in the drive by the president and his Senate allies to remake the judiciary with conservatives. He speaks to Bloomberg’s June Grasso

Duration:00:08:53

Ross Defends Census Question Despite Court Challenge

3/14/2019
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Richard Briffault, Professor at Columbia Law School discusses congressional testimony from Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross about his decision to include a citizenship question on the 2020 Census. Democrats in Congress criticized the move as political effort aimed at discouraging the participation of immigrants and non-citizens. He spoke with Bloomberg's June Grasso.

Duration:00:08:15

Trump World’s Legal Problems Finally Hitting Home

3/14/2019
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Former federal prosecutor, Jeffrey Cramer, managing director at the Berkeley Research Group, discusses how President Trump’s legal troubles are hitting close to home in New York where law enforcement is ratcheting up civil and criminal investigations that are beyond the president’s federal control. He speaks to Bloomberg’s June Grasso.

Duration:00:08:16

Wealthy Parents Caught on Tape in College Admissions Scandal

3/13/2019
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Former federal prosecutor George Newhouse, of Theodora Oringher PC, discusses the sweeping criminal conspiracy in which wealthy parents -- including celebrities, a top mergers attorney and a venture-capital CEO -- are alleged to have paid bribes to get their kids into elite colleges and the wiretapped evidence. He speaks to Bloomberg’s June Grasso.

Duration:00:06:53

Manafort Sentenced And Indicted On The Same Day

3/13/2019
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Brad Moss, Partner at Mark Zaid discusses Paul Manafort's 7 1/2 year federal prison sentence and new charges brought by New York state prosecutors raising the prospect of a third criminal conviction for Trump’s one-time campaign manager.

Duration:00:08:22

Missteps Hinder Trump’s Push to Ease Wall Street Rules

3/12/2019
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Cornell University Law School Professor Robert Hockett discusses how federal regulators’ efforts to revamp post-crisis constraints on big banks are running into problems, due to missteps by the regulators. He speaks to Bloomberg’s June Grasso.

Duration:00:08:58

Roger Stone Faces Judge Again For Concealing Book Release

3/12/2019
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Robert Mintz, former federal prosecutor and Partner at McCarter & English discusses efforts by Roger Stone's lawyers to convince a judge they didn’t mean to mislead her when they failed to tell her about a new introduction to a book Stone wrote. The judge, Amy Berman Jackson previously issued a gag order in his criminal case. He speaks with Bloomberg's June Grasso.

Duration:00:08:11

Justices Kagan and Alito Testify at Congress

3/11/2019
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Steven Vladeck, a professor at the University of Texas School of Law, discusses the testimony of Supreme Court Justices Elena Kagan and Samuel Alito before the House Appropriations subcommittee, a rare unscripted dialogue about everything from the hiring of minority law clerks to televising the court’s oral arguments. He talks to Bloomberg’s June Grasso.

Duration:00:09:23

Warren Plan To Break Up Big Tech Market Dominance

3/11/2019
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Jennifer Rie, Bloomberg Intelligence Senior Analyst for Anti-trust Litigation discusses Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren's proposal to break up giant tech companies and the FCC pause of its review of T-Mobile's proposed purchase of Sprint Corp. She speaks with Bloomberg's June Grasso.

Duration:00:08:45

SCOTUS: The Revolution is on Hold and RBG’s Return

3/8/2019
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Bloomberg News Supreme Court reporter, Greg Stohr, discusses Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s return to the bench at "full steam," and Chief Justice John Roberts showing a new willingness to side with the Supreme Court’s liberal wing, putting any conservative legal revolution on hold. He speaks to Bloomberg’s June Grasso.

Duration:00:12:51

New House Election Set for North Carolina

3/7/2019
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Josh Douglas, a professor at the University of Kentucky College of Law, discusses why North Carolina election officials have set a new election in the 9th Congressional District in North Carolina and concerns for the Presidential election in 2020. He speaks to Bloomberg’s June Grasso.

Duration:00:07:48

The Rush to Confirm Conservative Judges

3/6/2019
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Carl Tobias, a professor at the University of Richmond School of Law, discusses the Republican-led Senate accelerating the pace of confirming President Trump’s appeals court nominees and the opposition from a coalition of 200 civil rights organizations to the confirmation of Allison Jones Rushing to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit. He speaks to Bloomberg’s June Grasso.

Duration:00:09:18

Huawei Goes on Legal Offense

3/5/2019
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Peter Henning, a professor at Wayne State University Law School, discusses how Huawei Technologies Co., no longer content with defending itself against U.S. accusations of espionage and bank fraud, is taking the initiative with a full-blown legal offensive. He speaks with Bloomberg’s June Grasso.

Duration:00:08:25