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Lawyer 2 Lawyer is an award-winning podcast covering relevant, contemporary news from a legal perspective. Host J. Craig Williams invites industry professionals to examine current events and recent rulings in discussions that raise contemplative questions for those involved in the legal industry. Launched in 2005, Lawyer 2 Lawyer is one of the longest-running podcasts on the Internet.

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Jul 27, 2022

SCOTUS, Dobbs, & the Fate of the 4th

With a ruling as momentous as we’ve seen in the recent Dobbs decision, one episode is just not enough to cover the extent of its significance. On our last episode with Cary...

Jul 8, 2022

SCOTUS & the Overturning of Roe v. Wade

On May 13th, 2022, we released an episode entitled SCOTUS & the Future of Roe v. Wade.  At that time, a leaked draft opinion in the matter of Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s...

Jun 24, 2022

Inside the January 6th Hearings

The January 6th hearings, a series of five scheduled hearings investigating the January 6th insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, by the United States House Select Committee,  is currently underway. So, what will...

Jun 10, 2022

The Life of a Lawyer, Start to Finish: The Business of Law

Christopher T. Anderson discusses what goes into setting up a law firm, building a client base and positioning yourself to become a partner with a successful book of business, and ultimately how...

May 27, 2022

Revisiting Roberts’ Rocky Road

In light of recent developments at the U.S. Supreme Court, we’ve decided to offer a revisit to a classic episode of Lawyer 2 Lawyer— in fact, the very first episode of this...

May 13, 2022

SCOTUS & the Future of Roe v. Wade

It has been nearly fifty years since the US Supreme Court’s ruling in Roe v. Wade established that the Constitution protects a woman’s liberty to choose to have an abortion. But in...

Apr 29, 2022

The Life of a Lawyer, Start to Finish: Reprogramming a Lawyer’s Brain

Dr. Debra Austin discusses the impact law school and a heavy law practice have on a lawyer, how to manage the everyday stresses of the legal profession, and how to ultimately improve...

Apr 15, 2022

War Crimes

Jonathan Hafetz discusses the Russia/Ukraine war, what constitutes a war crime, and the potential war crime charges against Putin and his associates.

Apr 1, 2022

The Life of a Lawyer, Start to Finish: How to Find a Job After Law School

Attorney Rachel Gezerseh discusses her book, the strategy for finding a job, how to stand out from the rest, and ensuring the path you pick is the right path for you.

Mar 18, 2022

The CIA and the Life of a Covert Warrior

Ric Prado discusses the role of the CIA, his work as covert warrior, how our laws as a country apply, and how they apply in foreign situations.

Mar 4, 2022

The Life of a Lawyer, Start to Finish: How to Succeed in Law School

Attorney Issac Mamaysky discusses his book, how to navigate the challenges of law school, and what it takes to rise above.

Feb 18, 2022

Affirmative Action in Higher Education

Professor Rachel F. Moran discusses affirmative action in higher education, the two cases set to go before SCOTUS, and the impact these decisions could have on college admissions and affirmative action.

Feb 4, 2022

The Life of a Lawyer, Start to Finish: How to Get into Law School

Miriam Ingber and Kristi Jobson discuss their widely popular podcast for future law students, the admissions process, standing out in the crowd, and preparing for your first year.

Jan 21, 2022

The Filibuster: MLK, Voting Rights, and Constitutionality

Michael Gerhardt discusses the past, present, and possible future of the filibuster, and its impact on voting rights legislation.

Jan 7, 2022

January 6th: One Year Later

Greg Magarian takes a look back at the January 6th Capitol insurrection, First Amendment issues surrounding that day, and the investigation by the January 6th committee.

Dec 24, 2021

Divorce & the Holidays

Kelly Chang Rickert talks about divorce and the holidays, co-parenting, putting children first, and how to make your child’s holiday the best one yet.

Dec 10, 2021

Judicial Ethics, Misconduct, and Reform

Dean James J. Alfini talks about the ethical guidelines judges need to abide by, judicial misconduct, and whether past incidents of misconduct necessitate reform.

Nov 24, 2021

Thanksgiving: Vaccines, Family, & Conflict Resolution

Dr. Roseann Capanna-Hodge talks about Thanksgiving and how to peacefully broach the controversial topic of vaccines with your family members.

Nov 12, 2021

The Trial in the Killing of Ahmaud Arbery

Professor Christopher Slobogin talks about the trial in the killing of Ahmaud Arbery, the "intentional discrimination" in jury selection, the citizen's arrest law, and the potential impact all of this this could...

Oct 29, 2021

The Award Industry and the Constraints for Legal Marketing

Conrad Saam talks about the award industry, the constraints for legal marketing, and the infamous (and apparently distinguished) Zippy the Chicken.

Oct 15, 2021

Non-Disclosure Agreements: Trump, the Stormy Daniels NDA, and the Future of NDAs

Professor Mark Fenster talks about non-disclosure agreements. We will take a look at former President Trump's use of NDAs, and the future of these types of agreements.

Oct 1, 2021

The Explosion of Mediation: An Alternative to Trials

Mediator David A. Hoffman talks about the explosion of mediation during the pandemic, the push for mediation as an alternative to trials, and what the future holds for jury trials.

Sep 17, 2021

SB 8, Its Impact, and the Future of Roe v. Wade

Dean Kimberly Mutcherson talks about Texas' abortion law, SB 8, its constitutionality, and what it means for the future of Roe v. Wade.

Sep 3, 2021

Masks in our Schools: Controversy, Litigation & Politics

Ellen Wright Clayton talks about the mask controversy in schools and communities across the United States, mask mandates, and litigation surrounding these issues.

Aug 20, 2021

Sexual Harassment & Politics

Rebecca Ortiz PhD talks about the sexual harassment in politics and holding perpetrators accountable over these claims.

Aug 6, 2021

The January 6th Select Committee, the Hearings, and Subpoenas

Host Craig Willliams and guest David A. Super talk about the creation of the House select committee, the investigation of January 6th, hearings, subpoenas, and where this is all headed.

Jul 23, 2021

The Legal Issues Surrounding Homelessness

Host Craig Willliams and guests Gary Blasi and Breanne Schuster talk about the legal issues surrounding homelessness, separation of powers, current legislation, and what is being done to combat this nationwide problem.

Jul 9, 2021

Rights of Nature & the Law

Host Craig Willliams and guest Lindsey Schromen-Wawrin talk about the Rights of Nature doctrine, representing ecosystems, and whether nature has its own legal rights.

Jun 25, 2021

SCOTUS & Religious Freedom

Host Craig Williams and guest Jim Oleske talk about the recent rulings on religious freedom cases that have come before SCOTUS and the impact these rulings will have on future cases.

Jun 18, 2021

Ransomware Attacks & Cybersecurity

Host Craig Willliams and guest Tom Holt take a look at the recent ransomware attacks, and what to do if you, your firm, or your company become a target.

Jun 4, 2021

States Regulating Protests

Host Craig Willliams and guest Jeff Lewis take a look at states regulating protests through legislation, the First Amendment, and the impact on those who protest.

May 21, 2021

Packing the Court

Host Craig Willliams and guest Tonja Jacobi take a look at packing the Supreme Court, potential reform, and next steps under the Biden administration.

Apr 30, 2021

Journalists, Protests, Law Enforcement, and Freedom of the Press

Host Craig Willliams and guests, Shannon Jankowski and David Bralow take a look at the treatment of journalists during recent protests, freedom of the press, and the filming and photographing of the...

Apr 16, 2021

Cyberwarfare, U.S./Russia Relations, and Ukraine

Host Craig Willliams and professors Claire Finkelstein & General Charles J. Dunlap Jr., discuss the potential threat of cyber warfare, U.S./Russia relations, and Ukraine.

Apr 2, 2021

Open Carry Laws, Public Safety, and Young v. Hawaii

Host Craig Willliams and professor Eric Ruben discuss the debate surrounding open carry laws, Young v. Hawaii, and open carry vs. public safety.

Mar 19, 2021

Charging the Capitol Rioters, Attorney General Merrick Garland, and the Future of the Justice Department

Host Craig Willliams and former U.S. attorney Joyce White Vance discuss charging the Capitol rioters, newly appointed Attorney General Merrick Garland, and future charges against all involved.

Mar 5, 2021

Liability and Litigation Stemming from the Texas Weather Crisis

Host Craig Willliams and professor Heather Payne discuss litigation, liability, and ERCOT’s role in Texas’ recent weather crisis.

Feb 19, 2021

The Search of Electronic Devices at the U.S. Border

Host Craig Willliams and professor Laura K. Donohue discuss the recent circuit court ruling on electronic device searches at the U.S. border.

Feb 5, 2021

The Executive Orders of President Biden

Host Craig Willliams and professors Michael W. McConnell and Dr. Kevin G. Vance take a look at President Biden's executive orders.

Jan 22, 2021

Legal Liability Stemming from the Capitol Riot

Host Craig Willliams and attorneys Alan Gassman and Michael McAuliffe take a look at legal liability stemming from the U.S. Capitol riot, federal felony charges, and what lies ahead for all involved.

Jan 8, 2021

Defining Sedition Under the Trump Presidency

Host Craig Willliams and constitutional law professor Carlton Larson take a look at the legal line between sedition and free speech, and define what is and isn't sedition under the current president.

Dec 25, 2020

Taking a Different Path-Leaving the Law and Finding your Passion

Host Craig Willliams and former lawyer turned world traveler Jodi Ettenberg discuss her departure from the law and the importance of following your passion.

Dec 11, 2020

COVID & the Courts

John S. Stiff and Danielle Hirsch discuss getting justice during a pandemic and give an inside look at what's going on in courtrooms across the country today.

Nov 27, 2020

Transition of Power

Law professors William C. Banks and Leslie Gielow Jacobs talk about the practical impact of a delayed transfer of power from an uncooperative incumbent administration, both for the incoming administration and the...

Nov 13, 2020

Presidential Immunity

Attorney David S. Weinstein talks about the loss of presidential immunity after Donald Trump leaves office and what legal challenges he may face.

Oct 30, 2020

The 2020 Election: Voter Suppression, Mail-in Ballots, and a Potential Legal Fight

Professor Joshua A. Douglas talks about legal issues leading up to the election including voter suppression, the controversy over mail-in ballots, and the impact of the Supreme Court.

Oct 16, 2020

The President, COVID-19, and Impact on the American Public

Harry Nelson, founder and managing partner of Nelson Hardiman, discusses the current health of the president, whether it is a national security issue to not know his condition, and the impact of...

Oct 2, 2020

RBG, Judge Amy Coney Barrett & the Impact on SCOTUS

Cardozo School of Law Professor Deborah Pearlstein discusses the latest on SCOTUS, the passing of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, President Trump's nomination of Amy Coney Barrett in an election year, and the potential...

Sep 18, 2020

Bob Woodward, the “Trump Tapes,” and the Parallels to Watergate

Attorney Jim Robenalt and former White House counsel John W. Dean discuss the parallels to the Watergate scandal through the recently released "Trump Tapes,” and how these revelations could impact the president...

Sep 4, 2020

The President, the Press, and the Dossier

Professor Stephen Gillers and attorney Charles Glasser discuss an alleged dossier against Washington Post reporter David Fahrenthold and the current and historic relationships between the White House and journalists.

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J. Craig Williams

J. Craig Williams is admitted to practice law in Iowa, California, Massachusetts, and Washington. Before attending law...

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