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.
Can Trump Be Prosecuted for Inciting the Capitol Riot?
Shirin Sinnar, a professor at Stanford Law School, discusses whether President Trump can be prosecuted for inciting the Capitol riot. Sinan Aral, a professor at MIT and author of "The Hype Machine," discusses how the signs of violence could be seen in social media well before the riot. June Grasso hosts.
History Backs Trump Impeachment Trial After Term Ends
Frank Bowman, a professor at the University of Missouri Law School, discusses the precedents for holding President Trump's second impeachment trial after he leaves office. Stephen Vladeck, a professor at the University of Texas Law School, discusses the pressure on Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer to resign. June Grasso hosts.
Why Supreme Court Justices Talked About Taylor Swift
Harold Krent, a professor at the Chicago-Kent College of Law, discusses why pop star Taylor Swift was featured prominently during Supreme Court arguments in a case about when government officials can shake off past constitutional violations. John Coffee, a professor at Columbia Law School, discusses the Supreme Court ordering a new look at the convictions of four men in an insider-trading case involving a scheme to profit from government secrets. June Grasso hosts.
The Second Impeachment of President Donald Trump
Frank Bowman, a professor at the University of Missouri and author of "High Crimes & Misdemeanors: A History of Impeachment for the Age of Trump," discusses the second impeachment of President Trump. Former federal prosecutor Robert Mintz, a partner at McCarter & English, discusses the possible charges against President Trump and the pro-Trump mob that stormed the capitol. June Grasso hosts.
Why It Won't Be a Blockbuster Supreme Court Term
Constitutional law expert Neil Kinkopf, a professor at the Georgia State University College of Law, discusses the new cases the Supreme Court will take up when it resumes this week. Elections law expert Derek Muller, a professor at the University of Iowa Law School, on what we learned from the 2020 elections. June Grasso hosts.
Jockeying for a Last Minute Pardon From Trump
Bloomberg Legal Reporter David Yaffe-Bellany discusses the long line of people trying to get a last minute pardon from President Trump and those reportedly on his pardon list. David Pozen, a professor at Columbia Law School who clerked for Judge Merrick Garland, discusses Garland's nomination to be the next Attorney General. June Grasso hosts.