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.
Stephen King Copyright Victory and Patent Death Squad
Intellectual property litigator Terence Ross, a partner at Katten Muchin Rosenman, discusses Stephen King's victory in a copyright infringement lawsuit over his "Dark Tower" series. Susan Decker, Bloomberg News Patent Reporter, discusses the Supreme Court questioning the power of the so-called Patent Death Squad. June Grasso hosts.
Can School Discipline Student for Profane Snapchat?
First amendment law expert Eugene Volokh, a professor at UCLA Law School, discusses a case before the Supreme Court over whether school officials are barred from disciplining students for their off-campus speech. Constitutional law professor Howard Krent, a professor at the Chicago-Kent College of Law, discusses Supreme Court cases exploring the power of administrative agencies, a topic of renewed interest among the expanded majority of conservative justices. June Grasso hosts.
Role Reversal as Ghosn's Smugglers Taken Back to Japan
David Yaffe-Bellany, Bloomberg Legal Reporter, discusses the extradition to Japan of the father and son accused of engineering the daring escape of Carlos Ghosn from Japan. Madison Alder, Bloomberg Law Reporter discusses the push to have President Biden nominate judges who are public defenders or civil rights lawyers. June Grasso hosts.
Police Reform in the Biden Administration
Jeffrey Fagan, a professor at Columbia Law School, discusses the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act. Leon Fresco, a partner at Holland & Knight, discusses the immigration challenges facing the Biden administration. June Grasso hosts.
Water War Between Florida and Georgia at High Court
Ryan Rowberry, a professor at Georgia State University College of Law, discusses the bitter dispute that oystermen in Florida and farmers in Georgia have been locked in for decades ...a battle that is now at the Supreme Court. Erin Mulvaney, Senior Legal Reporter at Bloomberg Law, discusses big grocery store chains wielding largely untested legal arguments to fight hazard pay hikes related to Covid-19. June Grasso hosts.
Can Police Chase You Into Your Home for Minor Crimes?
Former federal prosecutor Michael Zeldin discusses Supreme Court justices questioning whether the distinction between felonies and misdemeanors should matter for officers pursuing suspects into homes without warrants. Bloomberg Law Editor Jordan Rubin discusses a potential history-making case to test DNA that could turn on a single word. June Grasso hosts.