Conversations, thoughts, and interviews on the law & politics in today’s world. DAVID M. ODDO, is a prominent New York attorney known as a tenacious, experienced and highly skilled trial attorney, who has obtained many large verdicts and settlements for his clients in his over 25-year career as a civil litigator.
Find The Helpers w/ Fred Guttenberg
David has an intimate conversation with activist against gun violence and author, Fred Guttenberg. They discuss his life and inspirational new book, Find The Helpers.
Fred Guttenberg began his public life after the murder of his beautiful 14-year-old daughter Jaime in the Parkland school shooting on Feb 14, 2018. The day after the murder, Fred decided to attend a public vigil in Parkland. While there, the Mayor asked him to speak. His words shook a nation and he has not stopped since
Why Do We Still Have the Electoral College?
David discusses the history of the electoral college with author, historian, and professor, Alexander Keyssar.
"The Dangerous Case of Donald Trump" w/ Bandy X. Lee, M.D., Yale Forensic Psychiatrist
David discusses Trump's mental health with Yale Forensic Psychiatrist, Bandy X. Lee, M.D. Her book, The Dangerous Case of Donald Trump
is a New York Times bestseller! More than two dozen psychiatrists and psychologists offer their consensus view that Trump's mental state presents a clear and present danger to our nation and individual well-being.
Bandy Lee is a faculty member of the Law and Psychiatry Division at Yale School of Medicine and Yale University-wide Global Health Studies Program. During her training, she focused on public-sector psychiatry as chief resident and on East Africa as a fellow of the U.S. National Institute of Mental Health. She worked in several maximum-security prisons throughout the United States and consulted with governments on violence prevention programming. She currently teaches students representing asylum seekers and training to become public defenders through Yale Law School and offers a comprehensive course on violence to Yale undergraduate and graduate students. She also served as Director of Research for the Center for the Study of Violence and as speaker to the World Economic Forum.
Corruption and Complicity: Democracy on the Brink (with Robert Maguire of CREW)
David talks with Robert Maguire of CREW about their new report, Trump, and where our country stands as a democracy.
CREW Report: What Democracy Looks Like-https://www.citizensforethics.org/reports-investigations/crew-reports/democracy-reform-blueprint-accountable-inclusive-ethical-government/
Twitter: @RobertMaguire_ @CREWcrew
Unconscionable: Trump's Lame Duck Rush To Execute Inmates w/Liliana Segura of The Intercept
Liliana Segura (Investigative Journalist at The Intercept) joins David to discuss the Trump-Barr Lame Duck Rush To Execute Inmates.
Liliana Segura is an award-winning investigative journalist covering the U.S. criminal justice system, with a longtime focus on harsh sentencing, the death penalty, and wrongful convictions. She was previously an associate editor at the Nation Magazine, where she edited a number of award-winning stories and earned a 2014 Media for a Just Society Award for her writing on prison profiteering. While at The Intercept, Segura has received the Texas Gavel Award in 2016 and the 2017 Innocence Network Journalism Award for her investigations into convictions in Arizona and Ohio. In 2019 she was honored in the Abolitionist category of the Frederick Douglass 200, a recognition given by the Frederick Douglass Family Initiatives and the Antiracist Research and Policy Center at American University.
Segura has appeared on NPR, MSNBC, CNN International, Democracy Now!, and numerous other outlets. Her speaking engagements have included public interviews with authors such as Michelle Alexander and Bryan Stevenson. Her writing has appeared in the Washington Post and Colorlines, and has been reprinted in outlets ranging from prison magazines to the anthologies “The Best American Legal Writing” and “Against Equality: Prisons Will Not Protect You.” She lives in Nashville, Tennessee.
Epic Fail: The Trump Legal Team’s Courtroom Debacles (with Zoe Tillman from BuzzFeed)
Zoe Tillman, senior reporter @BuzzFeedNews (courts, justice, and the intersection of law and politics) joins David to discuss the most recent news regarding the legal aspects of the Trump-Biden transition.
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Great topics, conversations and insight
David does a great job tackling a wide range of issues of law and policy.
I’ve been fortunate to listen to all 9 episodes of The Trial Brief with David Oddo. Each of the topics selected by David are in tune in with world we are living in today. He is a skilled interviewer and artfully brings out the wealth of knowledge possessed by his first-rate guests. Listening weekly to The Trial Brief will undoubtedly make you a better lawyer, and a more informed member of our society.
Great content and great sound
What a way to kick off your first show. Andrew is a great guest. I look forward to the insight and interactions with your guests. Awesome monologue at the end. Congrats David! Add the title broadcaster to your list of accomplishments. All the best to you.
Matthew Spaier- Satellite Investigations