Host June Grasso speaks 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.
Derek Chauvin Murder Conviction and Sentencing
Former federal prosecutor Robert Mintz, a partner at McCarter & English, and former public defender Christa Groshek, managing attorney of Groshek Law, discuss the guilty verdict in the trial of Derek Chauvin for the murder of George Floyd and the sentencing ahead. Bloomberg Legal Reporter Patricia Hurtado discusses the latest investigation into New York Governor Andrew Cuomo. June Grasso hosts.
Closing Arguments in the Derek Chauvin Murder Trial
Former public defender Christa Groshek, managing attorney of Groshek Law in Minneapolis, discusses the strategies in the closing arguments in the trial of Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer charged in the death of George Floyd. David Yaffe-Bellany, Bloomberg Legal Reporter, discusses the first plea agreement with a founding member of the far-right Oath Keepers group, stemming from the U.S. Capitol riot. June Grasso hosts.
Small Town Texas Juries Hit Big Tech With Huge Awards
Bloomberg Legal Reporter Laurel Calkins discusses how juries in three small Texas towns have churned out a series of multimillion-dollar verdicts, totaling more than $3.7 billion in patent awards against big tech companies during the pandemic. June Grasso hosts.
Legislation Introduced to Pack the Court
Constitutional law professor Neil Kinkopf of the Georgia State University College of Law, discusses the Biden Commission to study changes to the Supreme Court, the legislation to add justices to the court and Justice Stephen Breyer's speech against court packing. June Grasso hosts.
Can You Be Fired for Not Returning to the Office?
Former federal prosecutor Elie Honig discusses the charges against a former Minnesota police officer for the shooting of a Black motorist in a traffic stop, and the last day of testimony in the trial of Derek Chauvin for the death of George Floyd. Michael Schmidt, vice chair of the Labor & Employment Department at Cozen O'Connor, discusses the legal and practical implications of employees not wanting to return to the office after working remotely. June Grasso hosts.
Matt Gaetz Vows to Fight as Investigation Grows
Constitutional law professor Akram Faizer of Lincoln Memorial University, discusses the American Civil Liberties Union’s legal challenge to a South Carolina return-to-work order for state employees. Bloomberg Legal Reporter Erik Larson discusses the federal investigation of U.S. Representative Matt Gaetz, a Florida Republican, on sex trafficking allegations. June Grasso hosts.