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Category: Legal Face-Off

Nov 4, 2016

Cosby, Law Firm Diversity, Chicago Fire Dept Gender Discrimination, Cleveland Indians Connection To Chicago Legal Community And More!

Rich and Jason are joined by Chicago Alderman Leslie Hairston to discuss lack of diversity in law firms. Next, Rich and Jason welcome Jessica Jackson Sloan, national director and co-founder of #cut50, to discuss reducing the American prison population. Rich and Jason are also joined by attorneys Marni Willenson and […]

Oct 19, 2016

Gloria Allred On Trump Sexual Misconduct Allegations, Dennis Hastert Victim Lawsuit, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Colin Kaepernick & More!

Rich and Jason are joined by famed attorney Gloria Allred to discuss Donald Trump’s alleged misconduct. Next, Rich and Jason welcome attorney Kristi Browne to discuss her lawsuit to force former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert to pay the balance of his hush-money contract to one of his sexual abuse […]

Oct 9, 2016

Erwin Chemerinsky On The Presidential Election And SCOTUS, The 9/11 Victims Bill, Sandra Bland, Hurricane Matthew, Derrick Rose, Chicago Cubs Playoffs And Much More!

Rich and Jason welcome UC Irvine School of Law Dean Erwin Chemerinsky to discuss the impact of the presidential election on the Supreme Court. Next, Terry Strada discusses the 9/11 victims lawsuit and Cannon Lambert discusses Sandra Bland family’s wrongful death lawsuit settlement. Finally, in the Legal Grab Bag, Rich […]

Sep 23, 2016

Alderman Brian Hopkins On Hiring Additional Police, Chicago’s War On Food Trucks, “Fight For Fifteen,” JonBenet, Trump Charity, Brangelina, Jim Carrey Wrongful Death Suit

Rich and Jason welcome author and food lawyer Professor Baylen Linnekin and Illinois Policy Institute writer Austin Berg to discuss Chicago’s war on food trucks. Next, Chicago Alderman Brian Hopkins joins us to explain why off-duty police officers should be required to wear their uniforms. Northern Illinois University College of […]

Sep 12, 2016

Alan Dershowitz On Trump v Hillary, Supreme Court Diversity, Online Court Access, Fox News Lawsuits And Much More

Rich and Jason welcome back former Harvard Law Professor Alan Dershowitz to discuss the presidential election and his new book: Electile Dysfunction: A Guide for Unaroused Voters.   Next, former U.S. Supreme Court Clerk Andy DeVooght joins us to discuss Justice Sonia Sotomayor’s comments regarding the lack of diversity in […]

Aug 10, 2016

Breaking News: Rod Blagojevich resentencing, amusement park liability, celebrity lawsuits and more!

Rich and Jason welcome back former Assistant U.S. Attorney Jeffrey Cramer to discuss ex-governor Rod Blagojevich’s resentencing. Chicago Lawyer Magazine Inside Out columnists David Susler and Christina Martini discuss recruiting in the legal industry. Finally, in this episode’s Legal Grab Bag, breaking news involving Hulk Hogan, amusement parks, Michael Madigan, Anton […]

Aug 1, 2016

On Legal Face-Off: Blagojevich’s Attorney Len Goodman, Social Media In Jury Selection, Lessons From The Roger Ailes Case And More

Rich and Jason welcome Rod Blagojevich’s attorney Len Goodman to discuss the upcoming resentencing of the imprisoned ex-governor of Illinois. Then they welcome Professor Thaddeus Hoffmeister to discuss the effect of social media in jury selection. Next, Director of Workplace Equality at the National Women’s Law Center Maya Raghu joins […]

Apr 27, 2016

ACLU’s lawsuit alleging CIA’s use of torture, Tom Brady’s suspension, “Bystander Effect” in relation to Marques Gaines’ death, Uber settlement, Dennis Hastert sentencing

Rich Lenkov and Jason Whiteside welcome ACLU National Security Project Attorney, Dror Ladin to discuss the ACLU’s lawsuit alleging CIA use of torture. Next they welcome Professor Michael LeRoy from University of Illinois School of Labor & Employment Relations and College of Law to examine the decision reinstating Tom Brady’s […]

Apr 15, 2016

Texting/Suicide Case, Texas Circumventing Obama Immigration Policy, Female-Only Uber Competitor, Will Smith Murder, Charlie Sheen and a Dora The Explorer lawsuit in this week’s Legal Face-Off

Rich and Jason welcome LFO employment law correspondent Maital Savin from Bryce Downey & Lenkov to discuss whether a new female-only Uber competitor is legal. They then welcome University of Oklahoma Associate Professor Of Law Kit Johnson to examine Monday’s hearing on a Texas statute that attempts to circumvent Obama Administration […]

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