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Constitutionality of hate speech, $417 baby powder verdict, Chicago Daily Law Bulletin editor, legal issues surrounding the eclipse and more

Electronic Frontier Foundation Senior Staff Attorney David Greene joins the show to discuss First Amendment Issues surrounding Charlottesville and other recent rallies. Johnson and Johnson ordered to pay $417 million in talcum powder case. Chicago Daily Law Bulletin editor Mark Karlinsky joins Rich and Tina to discuss breaking news in the Chicago legal community. Circuit Court of Cook County Chief…

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Alan Dershowitz on Trump, is the traditional law firm model dead?, Taylor Swift, Pharma Bro guilty and much more

This week Rich and Tina welcome legal legend & Harvard constitutional law scholar Alan Dershowitz to discuss Robert Mueller impaneling a grand jury in the Trump-Russia probe. University of Minnesota Law School Professor Heidi Kitrosser discusses Trump’s promise to prosecute leakers. Next, Forbes contributor Mark Cohen discusses whether the traditional law firm model is dead. Finally, in the Legal Grab…

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SHERIFF TOM DART, MINNESOTA POLICE SHOOTING, THE NATION’S FIRST OPIOID COURT, THE RETURN OF THE COOK COUNTY SODA TAX AND A MICHAEL JACKSON LAWSUIT

This week, Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart joins Christina and Rich to discuss assisting individuals released from jail. Next, Police Foundation President Jim Bueermann discusses the recent police-involved shooting in Minneapolis. Erie County, NY District Attorney John Flynn discusses the nation’s first opioid court. American Bar Foundation Senior Research Professor Steven Daniels then analyzes the decrease in tort lawsuits. In…

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DREAM TEAM LAWYER F. LEE BAILEY ON OJ PAROLE, THE RISE OF HATE CRIMES, TRUMP LEGAL NEWS, INSIDE OUT COLUMNISTS AND MORE

In this week’s jam-packed episode, famed attorney and OJ Simpson Dream Team member F. Lee Bailey joins Christina and Rich to discuss yesterday’s parole hearing of the convicted football player. Chicago Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Program Development Counsel Julie Justicz discusses the rise in hate crimes. Next, Chicago Lawyer magazine Inside Out columnist David Sussler joins his column co-host…

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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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