Lawyer 2 Lawyer is an award-winning podcast covering relevant, contemporary news from a legal perspective. Hosts Bob Ambrogi and J. Craig Williams invite 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.
Bob Ambrogi talks to Tennille Pereira and Kristin Tyler about the legal issues stemming from the Las Vegas tragedy.
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Drew Rossow and Ben Meiselas discuss the Equifax data breach, what went wrong, litigation, the potential impact, and what customers need to do.
Hans von Spakovsky and Erin J. Lee discuss DACA and the Dream ACT, and what the future holds for DREAMers and their families.
In this legal podcast, Robert Bertsche and Eugene Volokh define First Amendment, and how it relates to censorship and hate speech.
Brian Kalt and Robert Deitz discuss presidential pardon power, limits, and get a deeper look into a possible presidential self-pardon and repercussions.
Bob and Craig discuss President Trump's announcement regarding transgender people in the military with Kris Poppe and Brynn Tannehill.
David J. Shestokas and Carolyn Shapiro discuss the Supreme Court’s end of term, including landmark cases, Gorsuch, and what's in the future.
Steven Wise and Richard Cupp discuss the recent legal ruling involving captive chimpanzees and the debate over animals as "legal persons.”
Letitia Quinones and Barbara Lynn Ashcroft discuss the Cosby case, the allegations, the prosecution and defense strategies, and what lead to the mistrial.
Jeffrey Gracer and Nicolas Loris discuss the Paris Agreement, President Trump’s withdrawal from the accord, and the long-term implications.
This legal podcast covers the dismissal of FBI Director James Comey, the legalities triggered by dismissals, and the Russia connection.
This legal podcast discusses how the U.K. is eliminating the requirement of attending law school in favor of a skills exam and whether or not the U.S. will adopt a similar practice.
This podcast looks at the drug lab scandal in Mass. and its impact on drug cases, attorneys, defendants, and takes a look at what goes on inside a lab.
In this podcast they talk about Trump's new legislation that allows internet providers or ISPs to sell customer data without consent.
Jim Sandman and Linda Klein discuss President Trump’s budget proposal to zero out funding for the Legal Services Corporation.
The First Amendment, Trump/press relationship, what constitutes “fake news,” the freedom of the press, and potential future litigation involving the press.
Attorney Howard Wexler and Kate Bronfenbrenner look at the impact a new Secretary of Labor under a Trump presidency will have on the U.S. workforce and employers.
In this episode of Lawyer2Lawyer, hosts Bob Ambrogi and Craig Williams join Carrie Severino and Michele Jawando to discuss the nomination of Judge Gorsuch.
ACLU advocacy and policy counsel and FAIR director of research debate and discuss immigration reform and the status of sanctuary cities under Trump.
The Amazon Echo as a murder case witness, legalities surrounding the Echo, technology-based evidence, and the impact on future cases.
A look at the potential future of the EPA under President-elect Trump's pick, Scott Pruitt.
President-elect Donald Trump's choice of Justices, the fate of specific cases, and the impact his choices will have on the law of the land.
Monte Mills and Jeffrey Haas take a look at the protesting of the Dakota Access Pipeline at Standing Rock and the legal issues involved.
A discussion on the legal issues in doing business with Cuba and the opportunities for law firms to expand into Cuba.
Professor Eugene O’Donnell and Dr. Tod Burke as they talk about the pros and cons of body cameras in law enforcement.
Trent England and Dr. John R. Koza discuss history of the Electoral College, Electoral College vs. national popular vote, and this presidential election.
David Sanford, Kerrie Campbell, and Caroline Fredrickson discuss litigation, the difficulty of proving gender discrimination, and legislation.
J. Craig Williams joins Paul Armentano and Ben Cort to discuss the recent decision by the DEA to keep marijuana on the Schedule 1 list.
Richard V. Spataro, director of training and publications for National Veterans Legal Services Program and Robert Liscord, veteran legal services outreach coordinator and paralegal for Pine Tree Legal Assistance, as they take a look at various legal issues facing our veterans.
The use of robots by law enforcement, criticism, ethics, policy, and regulation when it comes to the use of robots.
Dean Strang, former defense attorney for Steven Avery, and Peter Linton-Smith, a former television news reporter who covered the Avery trials discuss the popular Netflix series.
Bob Ambrogi and J. Craig Williams discuss Pokemon Go with professor Adam Thimmesch and attorney Brian Wassom.
Linda Klein, president-elect of the American Bar Association, looks back at the past year and looks ahead to her initiatives and mission as president.
Tony Mauro, Supreme Court correspondent, and Suzanna Sherry, the Herman O. Loewenstein professor of law, discuss the Supreme Court's end of term.
Steven W. Dulan and Arkadi Gerney take a look at gun laws and the tragedy in Orlando.
J. Craig Williams and Bob Ambrogi join attorney Lori Alvino McGill and Chrissi Nimmo as they take an inside look highly publicized custody case involving a 6-year-old girl named Lexi and the use of the Indian Child Welfare Act of 1978.
The Labor Department recently announced regulation changes pertaining to overtime pay for employees and their employers. Under these new rules, those who earn salaries of less than $47,476 a year will automatically qualify for overtime pay of time-and-a-half if they work more than 40 hours a week. Once the new rules go into effect on...
Bob Ambrogi and Craig Williams join Jessica Tillipman and Professor William Byrnes as they take an inside look at the recently leaked Panama Papers.
North Carolina’s House Bill 2, better known as the “Bathroom Law”, has taken center stage and has created a great debate. On March 23, 2016, Gov. Pat McCrory signed the Public Facilities Privacy and Security Act, also known as House Bill 2 or HB2. The law bans people from using bathrooms that don’t match the...
The FBI and Apple, Inc. have been immersed in an ongoing legal battle over privacy and security. The legal battle reached a boiling point when the FBI and Apple engaged in a dispute over whether the federal court may compel Apple to create new software that would enable the FBI to unlock an iPhone 5C...
Last month, Justice Antonin Scalia passed away unexpectedly sparking a huge reaction from the legal and political world. Justice Scalia was appointed to the Supreme Court by President Ronald Reagan in 1986 and is known for his conservative position in his rulings. Since his death, there has been great controversy over his replacement on the...
There is presently a public health crisis plaguing Flint, Michigan. Lead contamination in the water has led to a major public health danger. Back in 2014, Flint changed its water source from the treated Detroit Water and Sewerage Department water to the Flint River. Since then, Flint’s drinking water has had a host of problems....
On January 25, 2016, in a 6-3 opinion written by Justice Kennedy, the Supreme Court ruled that those sentenced as juveniles to mandatory life imprisonment for murder, “should have a chance to be resentenced or argue for parole.” This ruling plays off of the 2012 decision in Miller v. Alabama, which struck down mandatory life...
On January 5, 2016, President Obama announced he would be taking executive action to reduce gun violence. Surrounded by families of the Sandy Hook tragedy and other mass killings, he vowed to not allow guns to get in the wrong hands. In the past decade, more than 100,000 people have died as a result of...
When many of us think of actor and comedian Bill Cosby, we think of the jovial dad, Cliff Huxtable from the Cosby Show. Over the past year, at least 58 women have come forward alleging that Bill Cosby had drugged and sexually assaulted them at different times and in various locations. Amidst a multitude of...
Back in 2005, Legal Talk Network created a weekly show spotlighting current legal topics. That show became Lawyer 2 Lawyer. The masters-that-be plucked two lawyers from obscurity, one from the east, one from the west, turning them into overnight sensations. Back then, podcasting was just starting out and eventually took the world by storm. Fast...
On the evening of November 13, 2015, a series of coordinated terrorist attacks occurred in Paris, France, killing and maiming hundreds of people. Ultimately, the terror organization ISIS took responsibility for the attacks in retaliation of French airstrikes targeting ISIS on Syrian and Iraqi soil. These attacks rattled the world and put a spotlight on...
Back in August of 2014, Lawyer 2 Lawyer hosted a show on the death penalty where we explored whether the death penalty was considered cruel and unusual with standout guests Judge Alex Kozinski from the United States Court of Appeals for The Ninth Circuit, exonerated death row survivor Ronald Keine from Witness to Innocence, and M*A*S*H...
Ten years ago, the Authors Guild filed a lawsuit against Google, Inc. in an alleged copyright infringement case involving Google’s book scanning project. This project involved creating a searchable database that allows a user to search the content of all books that have been scanned into that database. After many years in the courts, a...
Over the years, sexual assault on college campuses has been a huge problem and Washington has taken notice through various legislation and initiatives. Between the Clery Act, pending legislation of the Campus Accountability and Safety Act (CASA) and the Safe Campus Act, and Vice President Biden and President Obama’s “It’s On Us” Campaign, there has...
Back in 2009, former UCLA basketball player Ed O’Bannon filed a lawsuit on behalf of the NCAA’s Division I players. O’Bannon challenged the NCAA’s use of the images of its former student athletes for commercial purposes. Later, District Judge Claudia Wilken found for O’Bannon stating that the NCAA’s rules violate antitrust laws. However, on September...
Bob Ambrogi is the only person to have held top editorial positions at both National Law Journal and Lawyers Weekly...
J. Craig Williams is admitted to practice law in Iowa, California, Massachusetts, and Washington. Before attending law school, his...