Former presidential candidate John Edwards was recently indicted by a federal grand jury for conspiracy, allegedly accepting campaign contributions to cover-up the extramarital affair with his former aide, Rielle Hunter. Did John Edwards violate federal election law? Or is this a campaign ethics violation? Attorneys and co-host J. Craig Williams welcome Peter J. Henning, Professor at Wayne State University Law School and Professor Richard L. Hasen, a nationally-recognized expert in election law and campaign finance regulation from the University of California, Irvine School of Law, to discuss the charges and how the prosecution and defense will handle this controversial legal case.
In this September edition of Law Technology Now, host Monica Bay chats with Law Technology News’ Web Watch columnist and co-host of Lawyer2Lawyer, Bob Ambrogi. Bob says legal blogs have matured in the last few years — and now provide rich, nuanced content that genuinely helps practitioners. Bob talks about why legal blogs are thriving and spotlights new sites that cover everything from fashion law to the Library of Congress.
The HP Spying Scandal has rocked Corporate America. After learning that there were in-house leaks sharing confidential company information with the news media, the top executives of Hewlett-Packard apparently came up with their own way of dealing with the situation and introduced a term called “pretexting”. Law.com bloggers and co-hosts, J. Craig Williams and Bob Ambrogi call on the experts to get inside the controversial scandal. Coast to Coast welcomes Professor Peter Henning from the Wayne State University Law School and co-editor of the White Collar Crime Prof Blog, Attorney William Keane, head of the White Collar Crime and Corporate Investigations Group at the San Francisco law firm of Farella Braun & Martel LLP and Justin Scheck, reporter for The Recorder, a San Francisco-based legal daily. Don’t miss this discussion!