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THE LEGAL FACE-OFF SUPREME COURT PANEL, COOK COUNTY SODA TAX, CHARLIE GARD, VENUS WILLIAMS AND MUCH MORE

Rich and brand new Legal Face-Off co-host Christina Martini welcome the Legal Face-Off Supreme Court Panel, featuring former Supreme Court clerks Professor Carolyn Shapiro and Andy DeVooght to discuss significant decisions at the end of the term, what we have learned so far about new Justice Neil Gorsuch and whether Justice Kennedy will retire. Illinois Retail Merchant Association Vice President…

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Gloria Allred on Cosby mistrial, texting teen conviction, Johnny Depp, Rebel Wilson and more breaking legal news

Inside Out columnist and frequent LFO guest Christina Martini joins Rich Lenkov to interview renowned attorney and author Gloria Allred about her client’s testimony in the Bill Cosby trial and the likelihood of a conviction in the mistrial. Northeastern University School Of Law Professor Daniel Medwed discusses the conviction of a Massachusetts teen for encouraging her boyfriend to commit suicide…

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COSBY BREAKING NEWS, ILLINOIS BUDGET, FOX NEWS LAWSUIT, THE DUGGARS LAWSUIT AND MORE IN THIS WEEK’S LEGAL FACE-OFF

Kathleen Murphy, Director of Communication at Illinois Opportunity Project, is guest co-host for a jam-packed episode of LFO. Wigdor LLP partner Jeanne M. Christensen discusses her racial & sexual discrimination lawsuits against Fox News. University of the District of Columbia Clarke School Of Law Professor of Law Andrew Ferguson explores the rising dilemma of jury duty scofflaws. Northwestern Pritzker Law…

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Trump FBI probe, important Supreme Court decisions, fighting opioid dependency and more!

Former Assistant U.S. Attorneys Andre DeVooght, Renato Mariotti and Patrick Cotter discuss the probe into Russian influence on the election. Former Illinois Solicitor General Carolyn Shapiro discusses important Supreme Court decisions dealing with congressional redistricting and patents. Amerisure Insurance Assistant Vice President Kimberly Vaughn then discusses her recent CLM Workers’ Compensation Magazine article, “Managing the opioid epidemic.” Finally, in the…

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ALAN DERSHOWITZ ON TRUMP/COMEY, FEDS INVESTIGATE FOX NEWS, FYRE FESTIVAL, PENN STATE HAZING LIABILITY AND MUCH MORE

The legendary Alan Dershowitz defends Trump’s firing of FBI Director James Comey. Former AUSA Jeff Cramer discusses the feds’ investigation into Fox News for alleged sexual harassment and securities fraud. Christopher Hajec, Litigation Director for the Immigration Reform Law Institute, joins Rich & Jason to discuss why Trump’s travel ban is not anti-Muslim and why the Supreme Court will uphold…

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ILLINOIS GUBERNATORIAL CANDIDATE ON ABORTION FUNDING, MINIMUM WAGE INCREASE, NEW BOOK EXPLORES INJUSTICE AND MORE.

Jason and Rich welcome Illinois gubernatorial candidate and 47th Ward Alderman Ameya Pawar to discuss Governor Rauner’s threatened veto of Illinois House Bill 40, which proponents say safeguards abortion rights. University of Illinois Professor Robert Bruno discusses local and national efforts to raise the minimum wage and its impact on the overall economy. Veteran prosecutor and white collar attorney Joel…

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Legalizing marijuana, Eli Manning sued, law school trends, Bennifer, Blago & Aaron Hernandez in this week’s Legal Face-Off

Legal Face-Off welcomes Fordham University School of Law Professor Deborah Denno to discuss Arkansas’ pause on executions. WTTW Chicago Tonight’s Amanda Vinicky and State Representative Kelly Cassidy discuss legalizing marijuana in Illinois. Attorney Brian Brook joins Rich & Jason to discuss his lawsuit against the NY Giants & quarterback Eli Manning for fake memorabilia. DePaul College of Law Dean Jennifer…

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Illinois budget deal collapses, Uber & Kay Jewelers sexual harassment allegations, does Trump understand FISA?, OJ’s release & much more

Illinois Policy Institute Vice President of Communications Diana Rickert joins the show to discuss the collapse of the Illinois budget deal. Next, Rich and Jason welcome back Bryce Downey & Lenkov labor & employment attorney Maital Savin to discuss sexual harassment allegations against Uber & Kay Jewelers and age discrimination allegations against CareerBuilder. Finally, in the Legal Grab Bag, Rich…

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Logan Act, Airbnb Ordinance, NFL Concussion Settlement And More.

University of Texas School of Law Professor Stephen Vladeck joins Legal Face-Off to discuss whether the Trump Administration violated The Logan Act. Next, Rich and Jason welcome Liberty Justice Center President Pat Hughes to discuss a seminal labor case. Rich and Jason are then joined by Keep Chicago Livable General Counsel Shorge Sato to discuss this week’s hearing on a…

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Dept of Justice comes down hard on the Chicago PD, Chinese hack US law firms, Obama fails to pardon Blagojevich, El Chapo extradited, Paul McCartney v Sony and more

Rich and Jason welcome Jeffrey Cramer, Berkeley Research Group Managing Director, to discuss the Department of Justice finding on the Chicago Police Department. Cyber-security expert John Reed Stark discusses charges by the federal government against three Chinese citizens for hacking into American law firms’ computers to gain inside information about US companies. Next, Chicago Lawyer Magazine Inside Out columnists David…

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