Combat in the Courtroom chronicles the life of legendary attorney Mike Fawer. Sharing stories from his new book, From the Bronx to the Bayou, Mike regales listeners with tales of his passion and tenacity for every case he's been in.
Episode 10 - Contempt, 4 and 1
On this episode of Combat in the Courtroom Mike Fawer talks about the five times he’s been cited for contempt. As told in his book, From the Bronx to the Bayou, Mike goes toe to toe with court system and comes out four and one.
Episode 9 - The Jeffersons of Orleans
On this episode of Combat in the Courtroom Mike Fawer chronicles the fall of the Jeffersons of Orleans. A tale with sensational headlines, Nigerian businessmen and money in the freezer.
Episode 8 - The Trial of Judge Walter Nixon
On this episode of Combat in the Courtroom, Mike Fawer recalls his defense of a Federal Judge in Mississippi. A story that involves a ton of marijuana, a private island and thousands in oil profits.
Episode 7 - The Trials of Governor Edwin Edwards
In an epic tale that spans three decades Mike Fawer tells us his role in the defense of his friend, Governor Edwin Edwards, one of the most colorful and paradoxical politicians of the 20th century.
Episode 6 - A Scandal Known as Brilab
On this episode Mike Fawer recounts his defense of Charles Roemer, father of former governor Buddy Roemer and the commissioner of administration under Governor Edwin Edwards from 1976 to 1980.
As told in his book, From the Bronx to the Bayou, Mike provides a behind the scene account of what happened in one of the most famous trials in Louisiana history, a scandal known as Brilab. A tale of how the boudin was made in the 1979 Louisiana Governor’s race that involves state officials, the FBI, a convicted fraudster from Hollywood and the Sicilian Mafia.
* Explicit language because mobsters ya'll
Episode 5 - The Tax Evasion Trial of Charles Evers
On this episode of Combat in the Courtroom Mike Fawer details the trial of iconic Mississippi politician Charles Evers. As told in in Mike's book, From the Bronx to the Bayou, the former mayor from Fayette Mississippi would rely on a defense that would admit to illegality to prove his innocence.
This is an awesome podcast! Love it. Please post more episodes.
First hand insight
The episodes are great oral histories related in a first hand, intriguing format.