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Wheaton on Trump NY Ruling, LeRoy on Dartmouth Ruling, Mugshot Girl, and much more

William & Mary Law School Clinical Associate Professor of Law and Director, Special Education Advocacy Clinic Jim Wheaton joins Rich and Tina to discuss the latest regarding the NY ruling against Donald Trump. Illinois College of Law and School of Labor and Employment Relations Professor Michael LeRoy discusses the latest with the Dartmouth student athlete […]
21/02/20240
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14th Amendment, Kenneth Smith’s execution, explicit online images, & much more

Loyola Law School Professor of Law Justin Levitt and Indiana University Professor of Law Gerard Magliocca discuss the 14th Amendment Supreme Court arguments. Fordham University Professor of Law Deborah Denno discusses Kenneth Smith’s execution. Syracuse University College of Law Professor Shubha Ghosh explains the legal implications of explicit online images. In the Legal Grab Bag, […]
09/02/20240
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Swartz on Crumbley Manslaughter Charges, Knight on Richard Glossip, Rothman on Lawyer Emails, and Much More

Cooley Law School Professor Jeffrey Swartz discusses the latest with Ethan Crumbley’s case and the manslaughter charges against his parents. Criminal Defense Attorney Donald Knight joins Rich and Tina to discuss the latest on death row prisoner Richard Glossip’s appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court. The Rothman Law Firm, LLC’s Founding Partner Jordan Rothman joins […]
26/01/20240
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New 2024 Illinois laws, charging bus companies in the migrant crisis, cyberbullying & much more

University of Illinois Chicago Professor of Law Steven Schwinn discusses efforts to charge bus companies transporting migrants.  WTTW correspondent Amanda Vinicky joins Legal Face-Off to break down some of new 2024 Illinois laws. Buckets Over Bullying Founding Board Members Rose and Rob Bronstein discuss their continued efforts to combat cyberbullying. In the Legal Grab Bag, […]
10/01/20240
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Kreis on Mark Meadows, Fioretti on Cook County States Attorney candidacy, Edelson on Harvard Law, and much more

Georgia State University Law Assistant Professor Anthony Michael Kreis joins Rich and Tina to discuss the latest on Mark Meadows. Chicago Attorney and former Chicago Alderman Bob Fioretti discusses his candidacy for Cook County States Attorney.   Edelson PC Founder & CEO Jay Edelson joins Legal Face-Off to discuss the latest with antisemitism on college […]
21/12/20230
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Sandra Day O’Connor’s legacy, Hall & Oates beef, crosswalk laws, university speech discrimination and much more

Northwestern Pritzker School of Law Professor Max Schanzenbach discusses hate speech in universities and their regulations. UCLA Professor of School of Law Eugene Volokh explains Justice Sandra Day O’Connor’s legacy. University of Iowa Professor Cara Hamann analyzes crosswalk laws. In the Legal Grab Bag, Rich, Tina, and Ron are joined by returning guests Tenant Advisory […]
09/12/20230
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Entin on Ohio’s Abortion Legislation,  Elizaroff on Pornographic Deepfakes, Romanucci on Gun Injuries in Children, and much more

Case Western Reserve School of Law Professor Emeritus Jonathan Entin joins Rich and Tina to discuss the latest with Ohio’s abortion legislation, Issue 1. Advitam IP attorney Natalie Elizaroff joins Legal Face-Off to discuss the latest efforts to combat pornographic deepfakes. Romanucci Blandin Law Founding Partner Antonio Romanucci discusses the latest developments with the impacts […]
15/11/20230
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War Crimes, Mass Shooting Lawsuit, Bicyclist Rights and much more

Texas Tech University School of Law Professor and former Senior Law of War expert Geoffrey Corn joins Rich and Tina to discuss the war crime accusations in the Middle East. Thomas Law Offices personal injury attorney Tad Thomas discusses a potential lawsuit against the gun manufacturer in the Old National Bank shooting. Disparti Law Group […]
01/11/20230
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Stephan on Israel, Kinder on Swifties Lawsuit, Roth on SCOTUS, Wideikis on BIPA, and much more

University of Virginia School of Law Professor Paul Stephan joins Rich and Tina to discuss legal issues relating to the Israel/Hamas conflict. Fix the Court Executive Director Gabe Roth joins Legal Face-Off to discuss what to expect from SCOTUS as the new term begins. Costello, Ginex & Wideikis Senior Partner James Wideikis discusses BIPA (the […]
21/10/20230
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Trump, Tupac, Taylor and much more

George Washington University School of Law Professor Catherine Ross joins Rich and Tina to discuss the latest news on Trump’s gag order and the NY fraud allegations. ArentFox Schiff Partner and former Department of Justice prosecutor Peter Zeidenberg explains Senator Bob Menendez’s indictment. The Lovell Firm attorney Tre Lovell provides insight into Danny Masterson’s rape […]
05/10/20230
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Ornstein on Alito, Grosso on the Fourth Amendment, Cordell on “Her Honor,” and Much More

American political scientist and American Enterprise Institute Emeritus scholar Norman Ornstein joins Legal Face-Off to discuss the latest with Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito. Michigan State University School of Law Professor Catherine Grosso discusses the Fourth Amendment cases currently up for Supreme Court consideration. The Honorable LaDoris Hazzard Cordell joins Legal Face-Off to discuss her book “Her Honor,” […]
23/09/20230
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Trump, Murdaugh, Bankman, Baldwin, and much more

Georgia State University Assistant Law Professor Anthony Michael Kreis weighs in on the release of the Georgia grand jury report and Trump’s pardon chances.  Virginia Tech Professor of Public Relations and author Cayce Myers discusses Trump’s mugshot. Austin Peay State University Professor and Executive Director for Decision Support and Institutional Research Andrew Luna analyzes alleged […]
09/09/20230
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McMunigal on Trump Indictment, Simi and Glick on Georgia Grand Jury, Palmer on ChatGPT Ethics, Martini and Susler on Inside Out, and much more

Case Western Reserve Professor of Law Kevin C. McMunigal joins Rich and Tina to discuss the latest Trump indictment. Chapman University Associate Professor of Sociology Peter Simi and Georgetown Law Institute for Constitutional Advocacy and Protection Policy Counsel Jacob Glick discuss threats to grand jurors in the Trump Georgia case. Illinois Supreme Court Commission on […]
22/08/20230
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Trump, Cyberbullying, Chicago ethics and much more

Politico & New York magazine editor and former federal prosecutor Ankush Khardori discusses Trump’s latest indictment. City Chicago Inspector General Deborah Witzburg provides insight to enforcing Chicago’s ethics rules. Buckets Over Bullying Founding Board Member Rose Bronstein and attorney Larry Disparti share advice on remedying cyberbullying. In the Legal Grab Bag, Tina and Rich are […]
10/08/20230
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Harpalani on Affirmative Action, Levine on Northwestern Hazing Scandal, Olson on Chicago Gun Violence, and much more

University of New Mexico School of Law Professor and Lee & Leon Karelitz Chair in Evidence & Procedure Vinay Harpalani  joins Rich and Tina to discuss the latest developments after the Supreme Court’s landmark affirmative action ruling. Stewart Tilghman Fox Bianchi & Cain Shareholder Michael Levine joins Legal Face-Off to discuss the Northwestern University hazing […]
24/07/20230
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Trump, OceanGate, legacy admissions and much more

Northeastern University Professor of Law Richard Daynard discusses liability waivers & the Titan submersible. NBC News and MSNBC Legal Analyst Barbara McQuade provides a Trump legal update. UCLA School of Law Lecturer Sanford Williams discusses legacy admissions in the post-affirmative action era. Attorney & author Donna Kelly joins Rich and Tina to discuss her new […]
13/07/20230
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Vladeck on the Shadow Docket, Kinder on the Swifties Lawsuits, Quinn on PGA-LIV, and much more

University of Texas at Austin School of Law Charles Alan Wright Chair in Federal Courts Stephen Vladeck joins Rich and Tina to discuss his latest book “The Shadow Docket: How the Supreme Court Uses Stealth Rulings to Amass Power and Undermine the Republic.” Kinder Law PLLC Founder Jennifer Anne Kinder discusses the latest in the […]
22/06/20230
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AG Ken Paxton’s impeachment trial, Texas book banning, Mar-A-Lago & more

Selendy Gay Elsberg Partner and former Senior Investigative Counsel for the Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the U.S. Capitol Temidayo Aganga-Williams joins Rich and Tina to discuss the latest Trump investigation. Rice University’s Baker Institute Political Science Fellow Mark Jones discusses Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton’s impeachment trial. Penguin Random House […]
07/06/20230
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Soler on Andy Warhol copyright case, Carroll on Gonzalez v. Google, Harold on incivility in the law, and much more

Scarinci Hollenbeck IP Litigation Co-Chair Albert Soler joins Rich and Tina to discuss the US Supreme Court decision in Andy Warhol Foundation v. Goldsmith. American University Washington College of Law Faculty Director, Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Property Michael Carroll discusses the Supreme Court’s holding in Gonzalez v. Google. Executive Director of the Illinois […]
27/05/20230
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Abortion pills, Pittsburgh synagogue shooting trial, Ed Sheeran and more

UC Berkeley School of Law Dean Erwin Chemerinsky discusses the judicial system problems revealed by the abortion pill litigation & Supreme Court ethics reform. University of Pittsburgh Professor of Law David Harris updates us on the trial of the Pittsburgh synagogue shooter. ACLU of Illinois Director Of The Women’s and Reproductive Rights Project Ameri Klafeta […]
10/05/20230
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Ross on Dominion/Fox Settlement, Finley on the Teixeira breach, Melcher on Paltrow and Baldwin lawsuits, and much more

George Washington University School of Law Lyle T. Alverson Professor of Law Catherine Ross joins Rich and Tina to discuss the Dominion/Fox settlement. Former Officer of the CIA’s Directorate of Operations Alex Finley joins Legal Face-Off to discuss the latest developments in the Teixeira breach. Walzer Melcher & Yoda Partner Christopher Melcher discusses the Gwyneth […]
26/04/20230
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Fix The Court’s Roth on Clarence Thomas ethical questions, Grynberg on Jack Daniel’s lawsuit and Gershoff on corporal punishment

Fix The Court Executive Director Gabe Roth analyzes whether Clarence Thomas broke any laws in accepting lavish gifts by his billionaire friend. DePaul College of Law Professor Michael Grynberg discusses the Supreme Court argument involving an alleged Jack Daniel’s dog toy parody. University of Texas Professor Elizabeth Gershoff updates us on the latest in corporal […]
14/04/20230
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Freeman on Dominion v. Fox, Buchwald on Putin Arrest Warrant, Aviram on Animal Rights Activists Trials, and much more

Media Law Resource Center Executive Director George Freeman comments on the Dominion v. Fox case. GW Law Professional Lecturer in Law Todd Buchwald joins Legal Face-Off to discuss the latest developments regarding Putin’s arrest warrant. UC Hastings College of Law Professor Hada Aviram joins Rich and Tina to discuss the latest in animal rights activists cases. […]
27/03/20230
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Pence subpoena response, JetBlue/Spirit merger, Alex Murdaugh lessons and more

University of Michigan – Dearborn Political Science Professor and author Mitchel Sollenberger joins Rich and Tina to break down Mike Pence’s claim of executive privilege. Brookings Institution and former DOJ Assistant Attorney General Bill Baer provides insight on the JetBlue/Spirit Airlines merger. Illinois Wesleyan University Psychology Professor Amanda Vicary discusses the public fascination with the […]
13/03/20230
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Willinger on Gun Laws after Bruen, Barkow on Sayfullo Saipov Death Penalty Case, Martini and Susler on Inside Out, and much more

Duke Law Executive Director, Center of Firearms Law Andrew Willinger joins Rich and Tina to discuss US gun laws in the wake of the Supreme Court’s Bruen decision. NYU Law Charles Seligson Professor of Law and Faculty Director, Peter L. Zimroth Center on the Administration of Criminal Law Rachel Barkow comments on the latest with […]
28/02/20230
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Memphis police accountability, Lisa Marie Presley estate, Lawyer/NFL referee and more

University of Chicago Law School Professor Sharon Fairley joins Rich to provide insight on police accountability in the Tyre Nichols footage aftermath. Attorney David Esquibias analyzes the latest developments in Lisa Marie Presley’s estate fight. Carlson Blakeman partner and NFL referee Clete Blakeman discusses how he juggles being a lawyer and refereeing for the last […]
17/02/20230
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Alec Baldwin charges, Presidential confidential documents, Trump hush money and more

West Coast Trial Lawyers President Neama Rahmani joins Rich and Tina to discuss the looming criminal charges against Alec Baldwin in the fatal shooting of ‘Rust’ cinematographer Halyna Hutchins. Project on Government Oversight General Counsel Scott Amey analyzes elected officials mishandling confidential documents. Buckley LLP Partner Daniel Alonso provides insight on the latest developments in […]
31/01/20230
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McConnell on 6-Year-Old Shooter, Kreis on Transgender Student Bathroom Case, Browder on Robot Lawyer, and much more

University of Richmond School of Law Professor and Legal Practice and Director – Children’s Defense Clinic Julie Ellen McConnell talks about the latest in the case of the 6-year-old school shooter. Georgia State University School of Law Assistant Professor Anthony Michael Kreis joins Rich and Tina to discuss the latest developments in the transgender student […]
18/01/20230
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2023 IL laws, more on FTX, long SCOTUS arguments, new Elie Honig book and more

WTTW Correspondent Amanda Vinicky joins Legal Face-Off to break down new Illinois laws that went into effect 1/1/23. Saul Ewing Partner Justin Danilewitz discusses the latest involving Sam Bankman-Fried.   Professor and Supreme Court scholar Adam Feldman explains why Supreme Court arguments are longer than usual. CNN Senior Legal Analyst Elie Honig discusses his new […]
04/01/20230
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Pizer on Respect for Marriage Act, Hutchinson on the SAFE Banking Act and Marijuana Legalization, Hearron on Telemedicine Abortions, and much more

Lambda Legal Chief Legal Officer Jennifer Pizer joins Legal Face-Off to discuss the latest with the Respect for Marriage Act. Marijuana Policy Project President and CEO Toi Hutchinson talks about the SAFE Banking Act and recent developments in the legalization of marijuana. Center for Reproductive Rights Senior Counsel Marc Hearron joins Rich and Tina to discuss […]
21/12/20220
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Sheriff Dart and SAFE-T Act, Ticketmaster monopoly, Gee v. NCAA and more

Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart joins Legal Face-Off to discuss the SAFE-T Act and the potentially dangerous outcomes with its two day-electronic monitoring system. Antitrust attorney David Balto provides insight into whether Ticketmaster and Live Nation are a monopoly after the Taylor Swift debacle. Attorney and offthecourtdocket.com blogger Landis Barber discusses the first-ever student-athlete v NCAA CTE […]
29/11/20220
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Blenner on Lottery Winners, Davidoff on FTX, Horbenko on “The Watcher,” and much more

Blenner Law Group Principal Attorney Walter Blenner provides guidance on next steps for lottery winners. Greenberg Glusker Bankruptcy, Reorganization & Capital Recovery Chair Brian Davidoff joins Legal Face-Off to discuss the latest with the FTX bankruptcy. Fearless Legal Services Managing Attorney Rachell Horbenko joins Rich and Tina to discuss the Netflix series “The Watcher” and […]
16/11/20220
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Parody as protected speech, Tim Donaghy scandal, Black Women Lawyers’ Association and more

Happy Halloween from Legal Face-Off! Northern Illinois University Constitutional Law Professor Evan Bernick joins Rich and Tina to discuss the recent suit filed for the protected nature of satirical speech. The Citadel Professor of Criminal Justice Sean Patrick Griffin provides insight on the Netflix documentary Untold: Operation Flagrant Foul regarding Tim Donaghy. Sunrun Senior Manager […]
01/11/20220
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Melcher on Tom Brady and Gisele Bundchen, Rubinstein on Catching Aaron Judge’s Record-breaking Homerun Baseball, Enrich on “Servants of the Damned,” and much more

Walzer Melcher & Yoda Partner Christopher Melcher joins Legal Face-Off to discuss the latest with Tom Brady and Gisele Bundchen’s potential divorce. Gallet Dreyer & Berkey, LLP Partner Asher Rubinstein discusses the economics and potential tax implications regarding ownership of Aaron Judge’s 62nd homerun baseball. Author and New York Times business investigations editor David Enrich […]
11/10/20220
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The Thing About Pam, Adam Levine sexting, ‘Barred’ and much more

Rosenblum Schwartz & Fry Partner Joel Schwartz joins Rich and Tina to discuss his book Bone Deep: Untangling the Betsy Faria Murder Case. Beermann LLP Partner Morgan Stogsdill discusses the dangers of flirty texts in matrimonial disputes. Northeastern University Distinguished Professor of Law and Criminal Justice Daniel Medwed reveals the difficulties of releasing innocent people from […]
01/10/20220
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Nissen on elder abuse in IL prisons, Leiter on record low in law teaching applicants, Zerner on famous characters entering the public domain, and much more

Chicago Attorney William J. Nissen discusses the latest regarding elder abuse in Illinois prisons. University of Chicago Law School Karl N. Llewellyn Professor of Jurisprudence and Director of the Center of Law, Philosophy, and Human Values Brian Leiter joins Rich and Tina to discuss the record-low number of applicants to teach law in the US. […]
12/09/20220
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Jewish abortion lawsuits, Pulp Fiction NFTs, Student loan forgiveness, Maccabiah Games and much more

University of Miami Professor Caroline Mala Corbin joins Rich and Tina to discuss Jewish law opposing abortion restrictions. Stubbs Alderton & Markiles Senior Counsel Neil Elan analyzes Quentin Tarantino’s Pulp Fiction NFT lawsuit. Third Way Senior VP for Social Policy, Education & Politics Lanae Erickson discusses whether President Biden’s student loan forgiveness plan will survive […]
02/09/20220
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Dershowitz on Trump and Alec Baldwin, Shapiro on the Trump Investigation, Adelman on the Medusa Festival, Lust on LIV Golf, and much more

Harvard law professor emeritus Alan Dershowitz joins Legal Face-Off to discuss the latest with the Trump and “Rust” investigations and his new book “The Price of Principle.” John Jay College of Criminal Justice Lecturer, Fraud Risk and Financial Crimes Specialist and former FBI Agent David Shapiro discusses the latest developments in the Trump investigation and […]
18/08/20220
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Cotter on Trump, Sen. Yoder on Indiana abortion law, Joseph on social media

Greensfelder attorney & former federal prosecutor Patrick Cotter discusses Trump’s criminal exposure. Indiana State Senator Shelli Yoder explains the new Indiana abortion legislation. Norinsberg attorney Bennitta Joseph explains the risks faced by employers and employees in sharing salary info on social media. In the Legal Grab Bag, attorneys Kevin O’Connor & Jacob Sand join Tina […]
02/08/20220
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Willis on Illinois FOID Laws, Firestone on Brittney Griner Trial, Glenberg on SCOTUS and School Prayer, and much more

Illinois State Representative Kathleen Willis joins Legal Face-Off to discuss FOID laws in Illinois in the wake of the Highland Park mass shooting. FD Advisory LLP Managing Partner Jamison Firestone discusses the latest developments in the Brittney Griner trial in Russia. Roger Baldwin Foundation of ACLU of Illinois Senior Civil Liberties Staff Counsel Rebecca Glenberg […]
16/07/20220
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LFO Supreme Court Special

Michigan State Associate Professor Carla Pfeffer & Boston University School Of Law Professor Nicole Huberfeld on the Dobbs decision. American University Washington College of Law Professor Stephen Wermiel & Boston College Law School Professor Kent Greenfield discuss other SCOTUS decisions involving gun rights and religion. Northeastern University School Of Law Professor Hemanth Gundavaram analyzes recent […]
28/06/20220
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Khardori on January 6th Hearings, Andrew on Dentons Innovation and Growth, Lindblom and Rath on Top Gun Lawsuit, and much more

Intelligencer contributing writer, Politico contributing editor, author and former federal prosecutor Ankush Khardori discusses the latest with the January 6th hearings. Dentons Global Chairman Joe Andrew joins Legal Face-Off to discuss global law firm Dentons innovation and growth strategies. The Law Offices of Roderick J. Lindblom Founder Rod Lindblom and entertainment lawyer Caroline Rath discuss the copyright lawsuit filed […]
16/06/20220
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Depp, Uvalde, Kanye, and much more

Legal Analyst Dan Novack joins the show to discuss jury deliberations in the Depp v Heard trial. University of Dayton Law School Dean Andrew Strauss discusses removing the LSAT for law school admissions. 30-year LAPD veteran Scott Reitz weighs in on questions surrounding the police response during the Uvalde mass shooting. In the Legal Grab […]
31/05/20220
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Kreis and Donley on LGBTQ, Civil Rights and the SCOTUS Leak, Reilly on Chicago Casino Plan, and much more

University of Pittsburgh Law School Assistant Professor of Law Greer Donley discusses the future of civil liberties and other consequences if Roe is repealed. Georgia State University College of Law Assistant Professor of Law Anthony Michael Kreis joins Legal Face-Off to discuss the future of LGBTQ rights if Roe v. Wade is overturned. Chicago 42nd Ward […]
17/05/20220
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Allred on Roe, Polsky on DeSantis v Disney, Hall on drunk driving, & Leonard on breaking the internet with divorce Tik Tok

Gloria Allred discusses the SCOTUS leak, her representation of the original Roe plaintiff and the future of choice. Tennessee State Representative Mark Hall discusses requiring drunk drivers to pay support towards victims’ children. Florida Senator Tina Polsky weighs in on the state’s attempt to strip Disney of its self-government status. Leonard Firm divorce attorney Katie […]
07/05/20220
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SCOTUS panel on Roe overturned?

Join Rich Lenkov, Andrew DeVooght, Professor Marc Falkoff, Ashley Alvarez and Professor Carolyn Shapiro as they discuss the Supreme Court’s draft opinion to overturn Roe v. Wade.
07/05/20220
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Casciato on Amazon warehouse collapse, Carroll on COVID court delays, Orosz on Dua Lipa lawsuits, Markus on ‘A Gift for the Future,’ and much more

Clifford Law Offices Partner Jack Casciato joins Legal Face-Off to discuss his representation of the family of Austin McEwen, who died in the Edwardsville Amazon warehouse collapse that was hit by a tornado on December 10. University of Alabama School of Law Professor Jenny Carroll discusses the significant court delays resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic. […]
20/04/20220
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Judge Jackson, Parkland Trial, The Slap, Justice Thomas and more

Retired Federal Court of Appeals Judge Thomas Griffith discusses his Senate testimony on behalf of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson. Florida criminal defense attorney Mark Eiglarsh discusses the jury selection in the Parkland shooter’s trial. Attorney and Access Hollywood legal analyst Alison Triessl analyzes the civil and criminal ramifications of Will Smith’s assault of Chris Rock. […]
07/04/20220
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‘Black Women and the Law,’ a live roundtable discussion at FAME

The incredible all-star panel of notable Black women litigators and legal professionals held a candid discussion on the unique challenges facing underrepresented women of color, the significance of the Supreme Court nomination of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson, personal experiences within corporate America, and more.
07/04/20220
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Safer on Madigan indictment, Smietanka on Michigan Governor kidnap plot trial, Mirabelli on Mayor Lightfoot and Chicago Park District lawsuits, DeVore on Illinois Attorney General candidacy, and much more

Riley Safer Holmes & Cancila Co-Founder and Partner Ronald Safer joins Legal Face-Off to discuss Michael Madigan’s recent 22-count corruption indictment. Smietanka Law Group Founding Partner John Smietanka discusses the trial of four men accused of plotting to kidnap Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer in 2020. Beermann LLP Principal Enrico Mirabelli talks about the recent defamation […]
10/03/20220
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Sandy Hook settlement panel, Williams on Canadian protests, Honig on new documentary, and much more

Giffords Law Center Chief Counsel & Policy Director Adam Skaggs and Georgia State University Professor Timothy Lytton discuss the groundbreaking settlement between the families of the Sandy Hook Elementary School victims and the manufacturer of the gun used in the mass shooting. Mount Royal University Professor Lori Williams discusses Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau invoking […]
24/02/20220
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McGrath and Melaku on Justice Breyer’s retirement, Jessop on Flores’ NFL lawsuit, Pryor on Jason Van Dyke’s prison release, and much more

Akin Gump Senior Counsel Aileen McGrath and sociologist, educator, author and speaker Tsedale Melaku join Legal Face-Off to discuss US Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer’s upcoming retirement and her experiences working as his SCOTUS law clerk. Pepperdine University Associate Professor of Sport Law and Sport Marketing Alicia Jessop discusses the latest in former New England […]
08/02/20220
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SCOTUS panel, Merritt on Arbery verdict, Dr. Littrice on Van Dyke release, and much more

Fix The Court Executive Director Gabe Roth and Boston University College of Law Professor Nicole Huberfeld discuss the latest SCOTUS news on vaccine mandates, abortion rights and first amendment rights. Civil rights attorney Lee Merritt discusses the Ahmaud Arbery murder trial verdict and how it lead to his TX Attorney General candidacy. Make Noize For […]
19/01/20220
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Bloom on Ghislaine Maxwell and Prince Andrew, Olson on Chicago Crime, Vinicky on 2022 Illinois Laws, and much more

The Bloom Firm Founder and Owner Lisa Bloom joins Legal Face-Off to discuss the latest news with the Ghislaine Maxwell verdict and the sexual assault case against Prince Andrew. Loyola University Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology Professor David Olson discusses the uptick in crime in Chicago. WTTW Chicago Tonight correspondent Amanda Vinicky joins Rich […]
06/01/20220
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Alexander on Potter, Bernick on the Crumbleys, Fisher on Astroworld lawsuit and much more

Law enforcement and police training consultant Dr. Cedric Alexander joins Rich and Tina to discuss former officer Kim Potter’s trial in the shooting death of Daunte Wright. Northern Illinois University Assistant Professor of Law Evan Bernick discusses the manslaughter charges of James and Jennifer Crumbley and his new book “The Original Meaning of the 14th Amendment.” […]
21/12/20210
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Chemerinsky and Welch on the SCOTUS Abortion Case, Fiset on the ‘Rust’ Shooting, Estrada on Vanessa Bryant v. LA County, and much more

UC Berkeley School of Law Dean Erwin Chemerinsky and Planned Parenthood of Illinois President and CEO Jennifer Welch join Legal Face-Off to discuss the latest news with the SCOTUS abortion case Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization. Zweiback, Fiset & Coleman LLP Co-Founder and Managing Partner Rachel Fiset discusses the latest developments in the shooting […]
09/12/20210
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Bucher on Waukesha tragedy and Rittenhouse verdict, Ferzan on self-defense, Rahmani on Astroworld, and more

Waukesha County criminal defense attorney Paul Bucher joins Rich and Tina to discuss the Waukesha rampage and the Rittenhouse verdict. University of Pennsylvania Professor of Law Kimberly Ferzan discusses self-defense laws after the Rittenhouse and Arbery trials.  West Coast Trial Lawyers President Neama Rahmani discusses the Astroworld lawsuits. In the Legal Grab Bag, Tina, Rich […]
24/11/20210
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Pate and Slobogin on the Arbery Trial, Findley on Rittenhouse, Sorrels on Astroworld Lawsuits, Martini and Susler on ‘Inside Out,’ and much more

Pate, Johnson & Church Partner Page Pate and Vanderbilt Law School Professor Christopher Slobogin join Legal Face-Off to discuss the latest news with the Ahmaud Arbery murder trial. University of Wisconsin-Madison Law School Professor Keith Findley discusses the latest developments in the Kyle Rittenhouse trial. Sorrels Law Founding Partner Randall Sorrels discusses the latest legal […]
09/11/20210
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Carlson on Ahmaud Arbery jury selection, Lawless on missing people in Kansas, Cuban on his new book, and much more

University of Georgia School of Law Professor Ronald Carlson joins Rich and Tina to discuss the Ahmaud Arbery trial. KAKE News anchor and Emmy award-winning journalist Annette Lawless discusses  ‘Missing in Kansas,’ an investigative series sharing missing person stories in hopes of finding them.  We welcome back Dallas attorney and influential speaker Brian Cuban to […]
21/10/20210
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Gruber and Lambert on missing white woman syndrome, Zywicki on vaccine mandate lawsuits, Buckner on the Chicago Bears potential move, and much more

University of Colorado Law School Professor Aya Gruber and Karchmar & Lambert Managing Partner and Cook County Bar Association President Cannon Lambert Sr. join Legal Face-Off to discuss the missing white woman syndrome in the wake of Gabby Petito’s murder. George Mason University Antonin Scalia Law School Professor Todd Zywicki discusses the latest developments in […]
08/10/20210
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Lanza on Petitio case, Yohnka on Chicago anti-gang ordinance, Fallon on hazing lawsuit, Shughart on Dr. Death and more

The Lanza Group former FBI agent Jeff Lanza analyzes the FBI’s investigation in the Gabby Petito case.  ACLU of Illinois Director of Communications and Public Policy Edwin Yohnka discusses Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot suing gangs and 9/11’s impact on civil liberties.  Romanucci & Blandin attorney Ian Fallon discusses his lawsuit against Plainfield Central High School […]
23/09/20210
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Vladeck on Texas abortion ban, Newman on Elijah McClain, Tang on COVID-19 vaccination divorcee disputes, and much more

University of Texas at Austin School Of Law Charles Alan Wright Chair in Federal Courts Stephen I. Vladeck joins Legal Face-Off to discuss the latest news with Texas’ law banning abortion. Kilmer, Lane & Newman Partner Mari Newman discusses the latest developments in case involving the 2019 death of Elijah McClain. Kogut & Wilson Partner […]
08/09/20210
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NIU COL Dean Hill on law school cost, Murphy on highway cameras, Christy on Hobby Lobby decision, Tillipman on Hunter Biden

Northern Illinois University College of Law Dean Cassandra Hill joins alum Rich and Christina to discuss law school student debt. ACLU of Illinois Staff Attorney Rachel Murphy discusses civil liberty implications of highway cameras. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Senior Trial Attorney Katherine Christy discusses her victory against Hobby Lobby in a landmark transgender discrimination lawsuit. […]
25/08/20210
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Katz on Cuomo Sexual Harassment Charges, Arellano on Rita Crundwell Release, Shoked on Chicago Waterfront Safety Measures, and much more

Renowned civil rights attorney Debra Katz joins Legal Face-Off to talk about the latest sexual harassment charges against Gov. Cuomo. Dixon Mayor Liandro Arellano Jr. discusses former Dixon Comptroller Rita Crundwell’s release from federal prison last week and its impact on the city. Northwestern Pritzker School of Law Nadav Shoked joins Rich and Tina to […]
10/08/20210
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Weinstein on Capitol riot sentencing, Rep. Gong-Gershowitz and Sen. Villivalam on TEAACH Act, McGinnis on woke law schools, Inside Out, and more

Fordham University School of Law Professor Ian Weinstein discusses the latest in the Capitol riot sentencing. IL State Representative Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz and Senator Ram Villivalam discuss the new Illinois law that requires public schools to teach Asian-American history. Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law Professor John McGinnis discusses his Wall Street Journal op-ed piece on the ABA’s […]
28/07/20210
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Allred on Cosby, Cokley on Britney Spears conservatorship, Montoya and Silva on Surfside, Wermiel and Huq on SCOTUS, and much more

Renowned civil rights attorney Gloria Allred returns to Legal Face-Off to talk about the latest with Bill Cosby’s prison release and Judy Huth’s pending civil litigation against him. Ford Foundation –President’s Office Program Officer Rebecca Cokley discusses Britney Spears’ conservatorship, her forced IUD and the intersection of disability and reproductive rights. Colson Hicks Eidson Partner […]
12/07/20210
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Hovenkamp on NCAA ruling, Tarpey on ACA ruling, Watkins on client ‘QAnon Shaman,’ and much more

University of Pennsylvania Professor Herbert Hovenkamp discusses the Supreme Court’s ruling against NCAA regarding sports-related compensation. Middle Tennessee State University Assistant Professor Dr. Richard Tarpey discusses the Supreme Court’s decision to dismiss a challenge to the Affordable Care Act. Kodner Watkins’s Albert Watkins joins Rich and Tina to discuss defense strategies for his client, accused U.S. […]
23/06/20210
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Illinois Representative Buckner on NIL Legislation, Lenkner on Alexa Class Action and Downey on the Latest Employment News, and much more

Illinois Representative and former Illini defensive end Kam Buckner joins Rich and Tina to talk about his proposed name, image and likeness legislation awaiting Governor Pritzker’s signature. Keller Lenkner Managing Partner Travis Lenkner discusses the latest in a class-action lawsuit filed against Amazon involving Alexa and its alleged recording and storing of users’ personal information. […]
08/06/20210
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Sepper on Texas abortion law, Greenfield on the Supreme Court conservative majority, Fox on Shell climate ruling, Honig on new book, and much more

University of Texas at Austin School of Law Professor Elizabeth Sepper joins Rich and Tina to discuss Texas’ recently signed law restricting abortions. Boston College Law School Professor Kent Greenfield discusses the conservative majority in the Supreme Court. Northern Illinois University College of Law Associate Professor Sarah Fox discusses a landmark climate ruling ordering Shell […]
26/05/20210
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Chicago Alderman Villegas on Guaranteed Basic Income Pilot Program, Davis on the Bill and Melinda Gates Divorce, Martini and Susler on Inside Out, and much more

Chicago 36th Ward Alderman Gilbert Villegas joins Rich and Tina to talk about his proposed guaranteed basic income pilot program. Kirker Davis LLP Founding Partner Holly Davis discusses high net worth divorces, including Bill and Melinda Gates. McDermott Will & Emery Partner Christina Martini and National Material L.P. Associate General Counsel David Susler, authors of the […]
11/05/20210
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Ald. Rodriguez, Professor Bedi on Toledo, Litman, Professor Nolan, Professor Thomas on Chauvin takeaways, Professor Bell on hate crimes

Talking Feds host Harry Litman, University of Illinois College of Law Professor Suja Thomas and West Virginia University Professor James Nolan discuss key questions in the aftermath of the Derek Chauvin verdict.  Chicago 22nd Ward Ald. Michael Rodriguez and Northwestern Clinical Professor of Law Sheila Bedi discuss the Adam Toledo shooting.  Indiana University Law Professor Jeannine […]
27/04/20210
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Gordon on the Chauvin Trial, Franklin and Lenkner on SCOTUS, Cotter on Rep. Gaetz Federal Investigation, and much more

The Legal Rights Center Deputy Director for Community Legal Services Andrew Gordon joins Rich and Tina to talk about the latest in the Derek Chauvin trial. DePaul College of Law Associate Professor David Franklin and Keller Lenkner Managing Partner Travis Lenkner are the latest LFO SCOTUS panel and discuss Supreme Court reform and the most […]
13/04/20210
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George Floyd attorney Romanucci, Alderman Rue Simmons on reparations, Geffen on preemption laws, and more

George Floyd family attorney Antonio Romanucci discusses the family’s perspective on the ongoing murder trial and the $27 million civil settlement. Evanston Alderman Robin Rue Simmons discusses the first city-wide reparations program for Black residents. The Public Interest Law Center Staff Attorney Benjamin Geffen discusses the recent King Soopers shooting and firearm preemption laws. Institute for the Study of Global Antisemitism and Policy and […]
01/04/20210
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Bianchi and Zimmerman on fraternity hazing deaths, Kwok and Zhao on anti-Asian hate crimes, Martini and Susler on Inside Out, and much more

Stewart Tilghman Fox Bianchi & Cain, P.A. David Bianchi and University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education Professor Jonathan Zimmerman join Rich and Tina to talk about the latest in fraternity hazing-related deaths. JAMS Mediator Chris Kwok and SmithAmundsen Partner Gary Zhao discuss the rise in anti-Asian violence in the U.S. McDermott Will & Emery […]
16/03/20210
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Allred on Cuomo, Etchemendy on Merrick Garland as AG, Witzburg on Chicago P.D. riot handling

Legendary civil rights lawyer Gloria Allred discusses the sexual harassment claims against NY Governor Andrew Cuomo. Vinson & Elkins attorney and former Merrick Garland and Supreme Court clerk Max Etchemendy previews Judge Garland’s role as Attorney General. City of Chicago Deputy Inspector General Deborah Witzburg discusses the new report detailing the Chicago Police Department’s handling of last summer’s […]
02/03/20210
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Garber and Howell on Trump Acquittal, Belkin on Biden’s Supreme Court Reform Commission, Seplowitz on Springsteen’s DWI, Sheehan on Vanilla Lawsuits, and much more

The Garber Group LLC Principal Ross Garber and University of Chicago Sydney Stein Professor in American Politics William Howell join Rich and Tina to talk about the legal and political issues surrounding former President Trump’s recent acquittal. Take Back the Court Director Aaron Belkin discusses President Biden’s Supreme Court Reform Commission. Foy & Seplowitz LLC […]
18/02/20210
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Ald. Coleman on carjacking, Stein on Robinhood lawsuit, Professor Sherry on impeachment trial, State Rep. West on sexting legislation

Chicago Ald. Stephanie Coleman discusses Chicago’s carjacking spike. Vanderbilt Law School Professor Suzanna Sherry discusses the Trump impeachment trial. Bloomberg Intelligence Senior Litigation Analyst Elliott Stein breaks down the lawsuit against Robinhood after the Reddit investing boom. State Rep. Maurice West on new legislation preventing teenage sexting. In the Legal Grab Bag, Allied Public Risk […]
03/02/20210
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Dershowitz on Trump, Denber on Alexei Navalny, Crump on $411 Million Zoom Trial Verdict, Vinicky on 2021 IL Laws, Jackler on Workplace Vaccinations, and much more

Alan Dershowitz joins Rich and Tina to talk about President Trump’s impeachment, Twitter ban, and potential civil and criminal liability. Human Rights Watch Deputy Director, Europe, and Central Asia Division Rachel Denber discusses Alexei Navalny’s detainment in Moscow. Civil rights attorney Ben Crump joins LFO to talk about his historic $411 million Zoom trial verdict […]
21/01/20210
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Bowman and Honig on Trump’s Georgia call, Gillers on Barr, Whelan on Barrett and Soble on vaccinating inmates

CNN Legal Analyst Elie Honig and Missouri Law Professor Frank Bowman discuss whether Trump broke the law in his phone call to Georgia election officials. NYU School of Law Professor Stephen Gillers discusses Attorney General Barr’s legacy and his potential successor. Public Ethics and Public Policy Center President and former Scalia clerk and co-editor Ed Whelan discuss […]
06/01/20210
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Ho on Trump’s Census plan, Alderman Beale on Anjanette Young home raid, Sharkey on Chicago Teachers Union CPS reopening lawsuit, Needles on adding legal talent without adding office space, and much more

ACLU Voting Rights Project Director Dale Ho joins Rich, Tina and Sam to talk about the Supreme Court’s dismissal of a challenge to President Donald Trump’s census plan. Chicago 9th Ward Alderman Anthony Beale discusses the latest fallout from the Chicago Police’s mistaken raid of Anjanette Young’s home in 2019. Chicago Teachers Union President Jesse Sharkey discusses the […]
21/12/20200
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Dane and Mach on COVID religious restrictions, Seidman on pardons, Adams on jury trials and much more

Rutgers Law Professor Perry Dane and  ACLU Program on Freedom of Religion and Belief Director Daniel Mach discuss the Supreme Court’s ruling on Cuomo’s COVID order. Georgetown Carmack Waterhouse Professor of Constitutional Law Louis Michael Seidman joins Rich and Tina to discuss President Trump’s use of pardons before leaving office. National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers President Christopher Adams […]
09/12/20200
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Aronchick on defending the PA Trump lawsuit, Litman on Trump self-pardon, Gershengorn on the Supreme Court under Biden, Yang on Lawyers Helping Our Community, and much more

Hangley Aronchick Segal Pudin & Schiller founder and shareholder Mark Aronchick joins Rich, Tina and Sam to talk about his experience defending against the Trump campaign’s lawsuit in Pennsylvania and the pending appeal before the Third Circuit. Constantine Cannon Of Counsel Harry Litman discusses the constitutional implications of President Trump trying to self-pardon. Jenner & Block Appellate […]
25/11/20200
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Vogel on Trump election lawsuits, Smith on Supreme Court foster care case, Vinicky on Fair Tax amendment

Former Bush-Chaney recount counsel and Holtzman Vogel attorney Alex Vogel discusses the Trump election lawsuits. Former Supreme Court clerk and Campaign Legal Center VP Paul Smith discusses the recent Supreme Court case dealing with children in foster care with same-sex couples. WTTW reporter Amanda Vinicky discusses the recent defeat of Illinois Governor JB Pritzker’s graduated rate income […]
11/11/20200
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Dershowitz on Barrett, Trump, Kosnoff on Boy Scouts abuse claims, Phelps on Oscar Pistorius, McDonald on Sorkin’s Chicago 7 film, and much more

Alan Dershowitz discusses his new book “Confirming Justice-or Injustice”, regarding the Supreme Court in the wake of Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s passing and the confirmation of Amy Coney Barrett. Abused in Scouting attorney Tim Kosnoff discusses the latest developments with the Boy Scouts bankruptcy in the wake of thousands of child sex abuse claims. University of […]
29/10/20200
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Fitzpatrick & Nicolais on Barrett, Alvarez & Wehle on election fraud, Smith on young lawyers

Vanderbilt Law Professor and former Scalia clerk Brian Fitzpatrick discusses takeaways from this week’s Judge Barrett confirmation hearings. Election Law attorney Mario Nicolais discusses whether Judge Barrett should recuse herself from a Trump election case. University of Baltimore School of Law Professor Kim Wehle and Arizona Democratic Party Voter Protection Director Ashley Alvarez on election fraud. The American Lawyer’s Patrick […]
15/10/20200
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SCOTUS panel, Honig on 25th Amendment, Alonso on Trump’s taxes, Inside Out and more

University of Texas at Austin School of Law Professor Stephen Vladeck, University of Chicago Law School Professor David Strauss and Loeb & Loeb Partner Andy DeVooght join our Supreme Court panel to talk about what lies ahead for Judge Barrett and the legacy of Justice Ginsburg. CNN Legal Analyst Elie Honig discusses the possibility of invoking the 25th Amendment […]
02/10/20200
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Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Panel

We welcome Chicago Kent College of Law professor of law Carolyn Shapiro, The George Washington University Law School professor Paul Schiff Berman, New Jersey Division on Civil Rights director Rachel Wainer Apter and Northern Illinois University College of Law professor emerita Elvia Arriola to our special edition of Legal Face-Off to commemorate Supreme Court Justice […]
26/09/20200
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Markus and Martini on Crain’s Notable Women in Law Award

Locke Lord partner Jennifer Kenedy, Chuhak & Tecson partner Lindsey Paige Markus and McDermott Will & Emery partners Rachel Cowen and Christina Martini talk with Rich and Sam about receiving the 2020 Crain’s Notable Women in Law recognition and issues currently facing women in the legal profession.
22/09/20200
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Marcosson on Breonna Taylor settlement, Minchella on Illinois eviction moratorium, Kenedy, Cowen, Markus and Martini on Crain’s Notable Women in Law Award, and much more

University of Louisville Professor of Law Samuel Marcosson joins Rich and Tina to discuss the latest news on the Breonna Taylor settlement and grand jury. Minchella & Associates, Ltd. Founder and Partner Erica Crohn Minchella discusses Illinois’ eviction moratorium and relief available to landlords and tenants in the wake of COVID. Locke Lord partner Jennifer Kenedy, […]
17/09/20200
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Honig on mail-in voting, Langvardt on Trump v. TikTok, Hill on NIU Law School, and much more

Former federal and New Jersey prosecutor and CNN Legal Analyst Elie Honig joins Rich and Tina to discuss legal protections for mail-in voting. Nebraska College of Law Assistant Professor Kyle Langvardt discusses President Trump’s efforts to ban TikTok in the US. Northern Illinois University College of Law Dean Cassandra Hill talks about returning to classes […]
19/08/20200
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Watergate prosecutor Jill Wine-Banks on her new book, Foley on Trump’s election delay attempt, Finn on mask mandates and Blandin on ComEd class action lawsuit

MSNBC legal analyst and Watergate prosecutor Jill Wine-Banks discusses her new book, The Watergate Girl. Ohio State University Law Professor Edward Foley joins Rich and Tina to discuss Trump’s authority to delay the election. Wesleyan University Professor Emeritus John Finn discusses the constitutionality of mask mandates. Romanucci & Blandin principal Stephan Blandin discusses his class action […]
10/08/20200
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Smith on Florida felons’ eligibility to vote, Ayers and Hopkins on Chicago’s puppy mill ordinance, Downey on COVID-19 employment issues, and much more

Campaign Legal Center’s Vice President, Litigation & Strategy’s Paul Smith discusses the recent Supreme Court decision dealing a major blow to Florida felon’s eligibility to participate in elections. Illinois State Director at The Humane Society of the United States Marc Ayers and Chicago 2nd Ward Alderman Brian Hopkins discuss proposed amendments to the city’s 2014 puppy […]
22/07/20200
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Scodro on recent Supreme Court cases, Gelent on his Supreme Court asylum case, Levinson on masks, Baker on waivers and much more

Mayer Brown partner Michael Scodro and ACLU National Immigrants’ Rights Project Deputy Director Lee Gelernt discuss recent Supreme Court case decisions on asylum, DACA and abortion rights. Loyola Marymount University Clinical Professor of Law Jessica Levinson joins Rich and Tina to discuss the legal basis for mandatory masks. University of Pennsylvania Law School Professor Tom […]
01/07/20200
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Knight and Shapiro on LGBTQ Supreme Court victory, Johnson on removing CPD from CPS, Inside Out, and much more

ACLU Illinois Director of LGBT and HIV Project John Knight and Chicago-Kent Associate Professor of Law Carolyn Shapiro join Rich and Tina to discuss the recent Supreme Court ruling protecting the LGBTQ community against workplace discrimination. Loyola University Chicago Clinical Professor of Law Miranda Johnson discusses the Chicago City Council’s refusal to remove the Chicago […]
19/06/20200
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Romanucci on George Floyd, McCord on Antifa, Mulhauser on citizen’s arrest laws, Parker on what lawyers for social justice and more

Romanucci & Blandin Founding Partner Antonio Romanucci discusses his representation of George Floyd’s family and the latest developments in the murder case. Legal Director of Institute for Constitutional Advocacy and Protection and Visiting Professor of Law at Georgetown University Mary McCord discusses Trump’s legal authority to declare Antifa a terrorist group. Chief of the Conviction […]
06/06/20200
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Lin & Johnson on Justice Thomas, Martin & Lambert on Arbery, Pope on Crundwell and much more

Hunton partner and former Supreme Court clerk Elbert Lin and University of Minnesota law professor Timothy Johnson discuss Justice Clarence Thomas’ sudden outspokenness from the bench. Civil rights attorneys Areva Martin and Cannon Lambert discuss the latest in the Ahmaud Arbery case. Forensic accountant, professor and “All The Queen’s Horses” documentarian Kelly Richmond Pope speaks […]
21/05/20200
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Szala and Vinicky on IL stay-at-home lawsuits, Nathaniel Grow on the latest Cubs fan lawsuit, Bilott on the movie “Dark Waters,” and much more

University of Illinois College of Law Adjunct Professor Scott Szala and WTTW-TV “Chicago Tonight” correspondent and former Statehouse Bureau Chief Amanda Vinicky join Rich and Tina to discuss the latest stay-at-home lawsuits filed against Illinois Governor JB Pritzker. University of Indiana Kelley School of Business Associate Professor Nathaniel Grow discusses the future of the Baseball […]
06/05/20200
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Cole on federalism, Philips on SCOTUS arguments by phone, Newman on COVID-19 custody battles and more

ACLU National Legal Director David Cole discusses Trump’s interpretation of federalism during the pandemic. Sidley Executive Committee Chair Emeritus and Supreme Court veteran Carter Phillips discusses the challenges of arguing before the highest court by phone. Family Law attorney Marcy Newman analyzes custody issues during the Coronavirus. In the Legal Grab Bag, Abercrombie & Fitch […]
21/04/20200
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Badger on COVID-19 commercial property insurance coverage, Rubino on law firm salary reductions and layoffs, McDonald on must-see law movies, and much more

Zelle LLP partner Steven Badger joins Rich and Tina to discuss whether commercial property insurance applies in the wake of the coronavirus. Above the Law Senior Editor Kathryn Rubino discusses how firms are addressing staffing issues and cost cutting due to the COVID-19 economic downturn. HollywoodChicago.com film critic Patrick McDonald takes the LFO crew on […]
07/04/20200
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Sheriff Tom Dart on COVID’s effect on inmates, Cramer on fraud, Falkoff on law schools, Stokes on lawyers WFH

Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart on containing Coronavirus in the inmate population for the largest single jail site in the United States. BRG Managing Director of Global Investigations Jeffrey Cramer discusses how first responders are dealing with the virus and fighting fraud. Northern Illinois University College Of Law Associate Dean Marc Falkoff discusses the pandemic’s […]
30/03/20200
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Civil Rights Lawyer Gloria Allred on Harvey Weinstein

All-star civil rights lawyer Gloria Allred joins Rich and Tina to discuss the latest developments with Harvey Weinstein.
11/03/20200
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Gloria Allred on Harvey Weinstein, Bob Fioretti on Running for Cook County State's Attorney, Rachel Goodman on Cuccinelli, and Casey Pick on Virginia's Conversion Therapy Ban for LGBTQ Minors

All-star civil rights lawyer Gloria Allred joins Rich and Tina to discuss the latest developments with Harvey Weinstein. Bob Fioretti joins in studio to discuss his candidacy for Cook County State’s Attorney. Protect Democracy Counsel Rachel Goodman discusses the recent federal judge ruling that Ken Cuccinelli’s appointment as acting USCIS Director was unlawful. Trevor Project Senior Fellow for Advocacy & Government Affairs Casey Pick talks about the State of Virginia’s new legislation banning conversion therapy for LGBTQ minors. In the Legal Grab Bag, Cook County Circuit Court candidate Chris Stacey and Tristan & Cervantes attorney Ashley Alvarez join Tina and Rich to discuss breaking legal news on the Coronavirus, Paulina Porizkova, Journey, Harry Styles, the Hot Pockets heiress, and much more.
10/03/20200
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CNN Legal Analyst Elie Honig on AG Barr

CNN Legal Analyst and former federal prosecutor Elie Honig discusses Attorney General William Barr & Roger Stone.
06/03/20200
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Blagojevich lawyer Len Goodman on Blago

Blagojevich lawyer Len Goodman returns to talk about the former governor’s release from prison & future plans.
04/03/20200
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Former Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan on women before the Supreme Court

Former Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan discusses opportunities for women before the U.S. Supreme Court.
26/02/20200
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Honig on AG Barr, Block & Goodman on Blago, Meiselas on suing the Astros and Madigan on women before the Supreme Court

Blagojevich lawyer Len Goodman returns to talk about the former governor’s release from prison & future plans. CNN Legal Analyst and former federal prosecutor Elie Honig discusses Attorney General William Barr & Roger Stone. Former Federal and Cook County Prosecutor Steven Block discusses Blago, Kim Foxx and Jussie Smollett. Geragos & Geragos attorney Ben Meiselas discusses his client, ex-MLB pitcher Mike Bolsinger and their lawsuit against the Houston Astros for stealing signs. Former Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan discusses opportunities for women before the U.S. Supreme Court. In the Legal Grab Bag, attorney Mario Casciaro & Rick Geiser from WGN & Zanies join Tina and Rich to round table the week’s breaking legal news, including Michael Avenatti, Harvey Weinstein, the Toronto Raptors and the reclining seat lady.
21/02/20200
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Tricia Legittino on Tavis Smiley trial

Frankfurt Kurnit’s Co-Chair of Litigation and Employment’s Tricia Legittino discusses the upcoming PBS trial against Tavis Smiley and the impact of morals clauses in talent agreements.
17/02/20200
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Wendy Murphy on Harvey Weinstein

New England Law/Boston Adjunct Professor of Sexual Violence Law Wendy Murphy joins Rich and Tina to discuss the impact of Harvey Weinstein’s physical condition on his ongoing trial.
12/02/20200
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Murphy on Harvey Weinstein, Legittino on Tavis Smiley trial, State Rep. West on Illinois sex education house bill, and much more

New England Law/Boston Adjunct Professor of Sexual Violence Law Wendy Murphy joins Rich and Tina to discuss the impact of Harvey Weinstein’s physical condition on his ongoing trial. Frankfurt Kurnit’s Co-Chair of Litigation and Employment’s Tricia Legittino discusses the upcoming PBS trial against Tavis Smiley and the impact of morals clauses in talent agreements. State Representative Maurice West discusses the Illinois House Bill 4007 providing new requirements for sex education curriculum for grades 6-12. In the fan-favorite Legal Grab Bag, WGN Radio’s “Extension 720” Host Justin Kaufmann and technology entrepreneur Anjoo Rai-Marchant join Tina and Rich to discuss Coronavirus, Ring Camera and Kobe Bryant lawsuits, the latest CPS scandals, the most frequently arrested celebrities and much more.
06/02/20200
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VanSumeren on his journey from prison to attorney

Attorney Robert VanSumeren discusses his journey from behind bars to practicing attorney.
30/01/20200
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Julian Zelizer on impeachment

Princeton History Professor and CNN contributor Julian Zelizer discusses day 2 of the Trump impeachment trial.
27/01/20200
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Zelizer on impeachment, State Rep. Griffey on transgender athletes & VanSumeren on his journey from prison to attorney

Princeton History Professor and CNN contributor Julian Zelizer discusses day 2 of the Trump impeachment trial. Tennessee State Representative Bruce Griffey joins the show to discuss his bill regarding transgender athletes. Attorney Robert VanSumeren discusses his journey from behind bars to practicing attorney. In the Legal Grab Bag, Sentinel Technologies General Counsel Jessica Rimkus and WGN Radio comedian and radio personality John Bolger join Tina and Rich to discuss breaking legal news involving Michael Avenatti in El Chapo’s prison cell, lawsuits involving Grammy executives, Mariah Carey, Meghan & Harry and much more.
23/01/20200
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Karen Pinkert-Lieb on Marriage Story

Schiller DuCanto & Fleck Senior Partner Karen Pinkert-Lieb discusses the critically acclaimed movie “Marriage Story” and its portrayal of divorce lawyers.
17/01/20200
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Chemerinsky and Shapiro on SCOTUS and Trump’s impeachment

Dean of Berkeley Law Erwin Chemerinsky and Kent Law Associate Professor Carolyn Shapiro join Rich and Tina to discuss the top SCOTUS cases for 2020 and what to expect in Trump’s impeachment trial.
13/01/20200
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Chemerinsky and Shapiro on SCOTUS and Trump’s impeachment, Amanda Vinicky on new 2020 Illinois laws, Pinkert-Lieb on Marriage Story, and much more

Dean of Berkeley Law Erwin Chemerinsky and Kent Law Associate Professor Carolyn Shapiro join Rich and Tina to discuss the top SCOTUS cases for 2020 and what to expect in Trump’s impeachment trial. WTTW-TV “Chicago Tonight” correspondent and former Statehouse Bureau Chief Amanda Vinicky discusses what you need to know about 2020 Illinois laws on DCFS reform, rideshare tax, making roads safer, and more. Schiller DuCanto & Fleck Senior Partner Karen Pinkert-Lieb discusses the critically acclaimed movie “Marriage Story” and its portrayal of divorce lawyers. In a fast-paced Legal Grab Bag, WGN Radio Host Dane Neal and Northern Illinois University JD/MBA candidate Joe Esses join Tina and Rich to discuss the Soleimani killing, Ghosn’s escape, the Affluenza teen’s latest arrest, a Michelin star lawsuit, Alec Baldwin’s slander case and much more.
07/01/20200
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Bill Tonelli on The Irishman

Mob Fest ’29 author Bill Tonelli discusses his take on The Irishman.
02/01/20200
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Richard Painter on impeachment

University of Minnesota Professor and George W. Bush White House Chief ethics lawyer Richard Painter discusses impeachment.
26/12/20190
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Richard Painter on impeachment, Bill Tonelli on The Irishman, Professor Brown on “The Introverted Lawyer”, crazy holiday lawsuits and more

University of Minnesota Professor and George W. Bush White House Chief ethics lawyer Richard Painter discusses impeachment. Mob Fest ’29 author Bill Tonelli discusses his take on The Irishman. Brooklyn Law School Associate Professor of Law Heidi Brown discusses her book “The Introverted Layer”. In the final Legal Grab Bag of 2019, WGN’s Andrea Darlas and author Jennifer Fondrevay join Tina and Rich to discuss breaking legal news involving former NFL players charged with fraud, SNL star Pete Davidson, a former 21 Jump Street actor’s tearful arrest and wacky holiday lawsuits.
18/12/20190
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James Sammataro on the Taylor Swift music feud

The Co-Chair of Pryor Cashman’s Media and Entertainment Group James Sammataro discusses the controversy over rights to Taylor Swift’s music and her recent American Music Awards appearance.
13/12/20190
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Dr. Terry Madonna on censure vs. impeachment

Franklin and Marshall College Director of the Center for Politics and Public Affairs Dr. Terry Madonna joins Rich and Tina to discuss the latest developments in the Trump impeachment inquiry.
11/12/20190
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Dr. Terry Madonna on censure vs. impeachment, Sammataro on the Taylor Swift music feud, Casciaro on conviction, exoneration and practicing law, and much more

Franklin and Marshall College Director of the Center for Politics and Public Affairs Dr. Terry Madonna joins Rich and Tina to discuss the latest developments in the Trump impeachment inquiry. The Co-Chair of Pryor Cashman’s Media and Entertainment Group James Sammataro discusses the controversy over rights to Taylor Swift’s music and her recent American Music Awards appearance. Loyola University Chicago law school graduate Mario Casciaro discusses his journey from being wrongfully convicted for a murder he did not commit, to being exonerated and becoming a practicing attorney. In a chock-full Legal Grab Bag, ICC Commissioner Maria Bocanegra and Edward-Elmhurst Healthcare Deputy General Counsel Ahmed Elganzouri join Tina and Rich to discuss the CPD body slam case, Utah’s lewdness law, Sam Hunt’s arrest, Josh Shaw’s betting suspension, lawsuit-proof holiday parties and much more.
04/12/20190