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Join former federal prosecutor and CNN Legal Analyst Renato Mariotti as he breaks down the news in depth with WGN Radio host and comedian Patti Vasquez and a weekly guest.

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    • 4.8 • 691 Ratings

Join former federal prosecutor and CNN Legal Analyst Renato Mariotti as he breaks down the news in depth with WGN Radio host and comedian Patti Vasquez and a weekly guest.

    Tax Probe in High Gear: Is Trump Finally Going to be Charged? (with Daniel Alonso)

    Tax Probe in High Gear: Is Trump Finally Going to be Charged? (with Daniel Alonso)

    Renato and Patti discuss the Manhattan District Attorney’s investigation of Trump’s taxes. They were joined by Daniel Alonso, who was previously the Chief Assistant District Attorney in the Manhattan DA’s office.
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    • 52 min
    Post-Vaccine Epidemic: What do the next six months hold? (with Roby Bhattacharyya)

    Post-Vaccine Epidemic: What do the next six months hold? (with Roby Bhattacharyya)

    Renato discussed whether and how the COVID-19 pandemic would be curtailed and controlled as vaccine distribution becomes more widespread. He was joined by infectious disease doctor Roby Bhattacharyya, who practices at Massachusetts General Hospital and teaches at Harvard Medical School.
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    • 37 min
    Second Impeachment Trial Unfolds: Will It Matter? (with Norm Eisen)

    Second Impeachment Trial Unfolds: Will It Matter? (with Norm Eisen)

    Renato discussed developments in the second impeachment trial of Donald Trump. He was joined by Norm Eisen, who was part of the trial team for the House managers in Trump's first impeachment trial.
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    • 34 min
    GameStop Frenzy: Do the Traders or Companies Have Any Liability? (with Jerome Tomas)

    GameStop Frenzy: Do the Traders or Companies Have Any Liability? (with Jerome Tomas)

    Renato and Patti discussed the legal implications of the massive trading interest in GameStop stock. They were joined by former SEC Attorney Jerome Tomas.
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    • 59 min
    Second Impeachment Trial: How Will It Unfold (with Daniel Goldman)

    Second Impeachment Trial: How Will It Unfold (with Daniel Goldman)

    Renato and Patti discuss the second impeachment trial of Donald Trump after the presentation of the article of impeachment to the U.S. Senate.  They were joined by Daniel Goldman, who was lead counsel for House Democrats during the first impeachment of Donald Trump.

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    • 1 hr 4 min
    Aftermath of the Attack: Can All the Insurrectionists be Brought to Justice? (with Ken White)

    Aftermath of the Attack: Can All the Insurrectionists be Brought to Justice? (with Ken White)

    Renato and Patti discuss the federal and state indictments and investigations arising from the assault on the U.S. Capitol.  They were joined by former federal prosecutor Ken White, who writes and tweets under the pseudonym "Popehat."

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    • 1 hr 8 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
691 Ratings

691 Ratings

no-lea ,

Excellent podcast

Your interview about post vaccine epidemic was extremely helpful. I’m recommending your show to my family and friends. Thanks

juleswood ,

Great Podcast

I always love listening to your podcast. Today with Miles Taylor was a great one! The legal questions that you answer are easy to understand.

SMLindenbaum ,

A Different Take on Hot Topics

Renato, Patti, and their guests examine current topics through a legal lens, which isn’t a take that you get every day. The guests are well-chosen and always insightful. Highly enjoy!

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