Should former MLB pitcher, Roger Clemens and his former trainer Brian McNamee take polygraph tests? That’s just one of the topics discussed on this edition of Lawyer2Lawyer. Attorneys and co-hosts Bob Ambrogi and J.Craig Williams, welcome legendary defense counsel, Attorney F. Lee Bailey and Michael S. Schmidt, reporter for The New York Times, to discuss the Clemens indictment on charges that he allegedly lied to Congress back in 2008, when he testified that he never used performance-enhancing drugs. They explore legal strategy, the use of physical evidence, the credibility of testimonies and the future of Roger Clemens.
Recently the world of sports has been plagued by scandal—from a controversial polyurethane swimsuit used in swimming to steroids putting a cloud over major league baseball. Co-hosts and attorneys Bob Ambrogi and J. Craig Williams welcome Professor Matt Mitten, the Director of the National Sports Law Institute at Marquette University Law School and Attorney John P. Collins from the firm Collins & Collins, to take a look at the impact of these controversies and regulations in sports today.
Steroids scandals, homerun balls, suing for slander—Baseball has become a hotbed of legal activity. On Lawyer 2 Lawyer, Law.com bloggers and co-hosts, J. Craig Williams and Robert Ambrogi, will discuss what is new in Baseball Law, the reputation of Major League Baseball and preferential treatment of baseball players. Lawyer 2 Lawyer welcomes two of the world’s leading experts on baseball and the law, Professor Paul Finkelman, from Albany Law School in Albany, N.Y., and Professor Howard Wasserman, Visiting Associate Professor of Law at St. Louis University School of Law and Associate Professor of Law at the Florida International University School of Law, who is also a contributor to “Sports Law Blog.”