116 episodes

Legally Insane is a deep dive into some of the craziest and dark parts of the legal history of this great country. Our hosts Matt Ritter and Tony Sam come at the topic in a very unique way. Matt is a recovering Biglaw attorney turned comedian with a passion for legal history, Tony has no legal background whatsoever, expect for a few minor brushes with the law. However, he has no idea what Matt is about to discuss before each podcast, so it ends up being a hilarious half hour filled with education and laughs. Covering a wide range of topics like: Eminent Domain, Blue Laws, Stand Your Ground, The Pardon Power, listening to this podcast will make you a great dinner party guest.

Legally Insane - The Law is Funny Cascade Media - Matt Ritter & Tony Sam

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    • 4.8, 80 Ratings

Legally Insane is a deep dive into some of the craziest and dark parts of the legal history of this great country. Our hosts Matt Ritter and Tony Sam come at the topic in a very unique way. Matt is a recovering Biglaw attorney turned comedian with a passion for legal history, Tony has no legal background whatsoever, expect for a few minor brushes with the law. However, he has no idea what Matt is about to discuss before each podcast, so it ends up being a hilarious half hour filled with education and laughs. Covering a wide range of topics like: Eminent Domain, Blue Laws, Stand Your Ground, The Pardon Power, listening to this podcast will make you a great dinner party guest.

    The McCloskeys - Protecting Their Property or Just Plain Crazy? 

    The McCloskeys - Protecting Their Property or Just Plain Crazy? 

    Matt and Tony do a deep-dive into Mark and Patricia McCloskey, the Missouri couple that became famous after pointing weapons at peaceful protestors walking past their house.  Not only do we talk about this particular incident but also their notoriously litigious past.
    Check Out Matt’s Film Tasteless - https://tastelessfilm.com/ and his comedy special 40-Year Old Version - https://open.spotify.com/artist/4Ln1EXzKkrtG8YKoI2htoJ
    Listen to Tony’s standup Album on Apple Music - https://music.apple.com/us/album/scaredy-cat/918913749 - Tony Sam’s Word of the Day podcast - https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/tony-sams-word-of-the-day/id829058091
    Learn more - http://www.cascademedia.com/show/legally-insane-podcast/
    Follow the show and its hosts on Twitter
    Legally Insane Podcast on twitter - @legallyinsanepod
    Legally Insane Podcast on Instagram - @legallyinsanepodcast
    Matt Ritter - @mattritter1
    Tony Sam @toekneesam

    • 25 min
    Defending Dreamers and a Conversation with DACA Attorney Luis Cortes-Romero

    Defending Dreamers and a Conversation with DACA Attorney Luis Cortes-Romero

    Matt and Tony talk about some of the other big news items that have been popping up during this pandemic; the toppling of Confederate statutes, the potential name change for the Washington NFL team, and how the Trump administration is targeting students studying from abroad.   Later on, Matt chats with DACA Attorney and Trump slayer Luis Cortes Romero
     
    Check Out Matt’s Film Tasteless - https://tastelessfilm.com/ and his comedy special 40-Year Old Version - https://open.spotify.com/artist/4Ln1EXzKkrtG8YKoI2htoJ
    Listen to Tony’s standup Album on Apple Music - https://music.apple.com/us/album/scaredy-cat/918913749 - Tony Sam’s Word of the Day podcast - https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/tony-sams-word-of-the-day/id829058091
    Learn more - http://www.cascademedia.com/show/legally-insane-podcast/
    Follow the show and its hosts on Twitter
    Legally Insane Podcast on twitter - @legallyinsanepod
    Legally Insane Podcast on Instagram - @legallyinsanepodcast
    Matt Ritter - @mattritter1
    Tony Sam @toekneesam

    • 1 hr 18 min
    Qualified Immunity - Can We Ever Hold Cops Accountable

    Qualified Immunity - Can We Ever Hold Cops Accountable

    Matt and Tony are back talking about systemic racism in the US and the growing movement to make sure Black Lives Matter.  They dive deep on the topic of qualified immunity, tearing down confederate statues, and the need for systematic change across the nation.
    Check Out Matt’s Film Tasteless - https://tastelessfilm.com/ and his comedy special 40-Year Old Version - https://open.spotify.com/artist/4Ln1EXzKkrtG8YKoI2htoJ
    Listen to Tony’s standup Album on Apple Music - https://music.apple.com/us/album/scaredy-cat/918913749 - Tony Sam’s Word of the Day podcast - https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/tony-sams-word-of-the-day/id829058091
    Learn more - http://www.cascademedia.com/show/legally-insane-podcast/
    Follow the show and its hosts on Twitter
    Legally Insane Podcast on twitter - @legallyinsanepod
    Legally Insane Podcast on Instagram - @legallyinsanepodcast
    Matt Ritter - @mattritter1
    Tony Sam @toekneesam

    • 44 min
    An Execution in Georgia And Is General Flynn Hero or Traitor

    An Execution in Georgia And Is General Flynn Hero or Traitor

    Matt and Tony break down the horrific and senseless killing of Ahmaud Arbery in Georgia and how the stand your ground laws almost allowed two murderers to avoid arrest. Also, the Department of Justice’s decision to drop the case against President Trump’s former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn.
    Check Out Matt’s Film Tasteless - https://tastelessfilm.com/ and his comedy special 40-Year Old Version - https://open.spotify.com/artist/4Ln1EXzKkrtG8YKoI2htoJ
    Listen to Tony’s standup Album on Apple Music - https://music.apple.com/us/album/scaredy-cat/918913749 - Tony Sam’s Word of the Day podcast - https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/tony-sams-word-of-the-day/id829058091
    Learn more - http://www.cascademedia.com/show/legally-insane-podcast/
    Follow the show and its hosts on Twitter
    Legally Insane Podcast on twitter - @legallyinsanepod
    Legally Insane Podcast on Instagram - @legallyinsanepodcast
    Matt Ritter - @mattritter1
    Tony Sam @toekneesam

    • 22 min
    James Jordan Murder Case Revisited and Interview with Fix the Court’s Gabe Roth

    James Jordan Murder Case Revisited and Interview with Fix the Court’s Gabe Roth

    Matt and Tony reflect on life during quarantine, the potential plans to start opening the economy, how the pandemic is impacting different groups, and the two revisit the murder case of Michael Jordan’s father, James Jordan. 
    Later on, Matt hosts an interview with Fixthecourt.com’s Gabe Roth about the frustration of the Supreme Court not having a video feed.
     
    Check Out Matt’s Film Tasteless - https://tastelessfilm.com/ and his comedy special 40-Year Old Version - https://open.spotify.com/artist/4Ln1EXzKkrtG8YKoI2htoJ
    Listen to Tony’s standup Album on Apple Music - https://music.apple.com/us/album/scaredy-cat/918913749 - Tony Sam’s Word of the Day podcast - https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/tony-sams-word-of-the-day/id829058091
    Learn more - http://www.cascademedia.com/show/legally-insane-podcast/
    Follow the show and its hosts on Twitter
    Legally Insane Podcast on twitter - @legallyinsanepod - https://twitter.com/legallynsanepod
    Legally Insane Podcast on Instagram - @legallyinsanepodcast - https://www.instagram.com/legallyinsanepodcast/
    Matt Ritter @mattritter1 - https://twitter.com/mattritter1
    Tony Sam @toekneesam - https://twitter.com/ToeKneeSam

    • 1 hr 4 min
    Can They Legally Keep Us Trapped At Home

    Can They Legally Keep Us Trapped At Home

    Matt and Tony talk about how social distancing is impacting them, how long we can expect shelter-in-place rules to remain in place, and some of the other legal questions that pop up as a result of the quarantine orders across the country.
     
    Check Out Matt’s Film Tasteless - https://tastelessfilm.com/ and his comedy special 40-Year Old Version - https://open.spotify.com/artist/4Ln1EXzKkrtG8YKoI2htoJ
    Listen to Tony’s standup Album on Apple Music - https://music.apple.com/us/album/scaredy-cat/918913749 - Tony Sam’s Word of the Day podcast - https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/tony-sams-word-of-the-day/id829058091
    Learn more - http://www.cascademedia.com/show/legally-insane-podcast/
    Follow the show and its hosts on Twitter
    Legally Insane Podcast on twitter - @legallyinsanepod - https://twitter.com/legallynsanepod
    Legally Insane Podcast on Instagram - @legallyinsanepodcast - https://www.instagram.com/legallyinsanepodcast/
    Matt Ritter @mattritter1 - https://twitter.com/mattritter1
    Tony Sam @toekneesam - https://twitter.com/ToeKneeSam

    • 25 min

Customer Reviews

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80 Ratings

80 Ratings

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I work nights so I get to binge podcasts and I have to say the past couple weeks of listening to you guys has been the most enjoyable/educational experience I’ve had in a awhile. If you guys ever do a live show in Phoenix ( I know it’s a billion degrees) I will bring as many people as possible!

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