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…read more
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…read more
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…read 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…read more
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…read more
Sheriff David Clarke on Facebook hate crimes, WTTW’s Amanda Vinicky on new Illinois laws you need to know, Trump is deposed, Suing Apple and Run DMC
Rich and Jason are joined by Fox News contributor & Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke to discuss the Facebook torture video and what is says about Chicago crime & policing. Next, Chicago Tonight’s Amanda Vinicky joins Rich and Jason to discuss new Illinois laws involving synthetic drugs, domestic abuse and other issues. Finally, in the first Legal Grab Bag of…read more
ISBA President On The Future For Illinois Lawyers, Gender-Based Violence, Dylann Roof Closing Arguments, A 104-Year Old Lawyer And More!
Illinois State Bar Association President Vincent Cornelius discusses challenges for new lawyers and the landscape for the Illinois legal community in 2017. Clio CEO Jack Newton joins Rich and Jason to share a new study showing that attorneys are only billing a fraction of their time. Rich and Jason are joined in-studio by Healing to Action Co-Founders Karla Altmayer and…read more
Legal Marijuana Under Trump, High School Football Lawsuit, Obama’s Overtime Rule, Celebrity Chef Going To Jail And More!
Rich and Jason discuss whether the courthouse is the proper forum for a high school football dispute with IHSA Executive Director Craig Anderson. Arcview Group CEO Troy Dayton then discusses the outlook for legal marijuana in a Trump administration. LFO’s labor and employment correspondent Maital Savin discusses breaking news involving Obama’s overtime rule. Finally, in this week’s sizzling Legal Grab…read more
How President Trump Will Reshape The Supreme Court, “Forgotten Baby Syndrome”, Brendan Dassey, Tracy Morgan, Madonna And More!
Rich and Jason bring back their SCOTUS panel to discuss how President Donald Trump will reshape the Supreme Court with Professor Ronald Rotunda, Professor Lucas A. Powe Jr. and former U.S. Supreme Court Clerk Andy DeVooght. Rich and Jason then welcome Professor David Diamond of University of South Florida to discuss the Justin Harris murder conviction and how a parent could…read more
Cosby, Law Firm Diversity, Chicago Fire Dept Gender Discrimination, Cleveland Indians Connection To Chicago Legal Community And More!
Rich and Jason are joined by Chicago Alderman Leslie Hairston to discuss lack of diversity in law firms. Next, Rich and Jason welcome Jessica Jackson Sloan, national director and co-founder of #cut50, to discuss reducing the American prison population. Rich and Jason are also joined by attorneys Marni Willenson and Joshua Karsh to discuss their lawsuit against the Chicago Fire…read more