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Lawyer 2 Lawyer

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.

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Nov 22, 2017
Inside the Mueller Investigation

Mark Zaid and Douglas Kmiec discuss the recent charges in Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian involvement in the 2016 Presidential campaign.

Oct 27, 2017
Take a Knee Movement, the NFL, and the First Amendment

Alan Milstein and Marc Randazza discuss the Take a Knee controversy, players’ rights, the First Amendment, President Trump’s reaction, and the NFL’s role.

Oct 20, 2017
The Legal Issues Stemming from the Las Vegas Tragedy

Bob Ambrogi talks to Tennille Pereira and Kristin Tyler about the legal issues stemming from the Las Vegas tragedy.

Sep 29, 2017
Legal Implications of the Equifax Data Breach

Drew Rossow and Ben Meiselas discuss the Equifax data breach, what went wrong, litigation, the potential impact, and what customers need to do.

Sep 15, 2017
DACA, DREAMers, and the Threat of Deportation

Hans von Spakovsky and Erin J. Lee discuss DACA and the Dream ACT, and what the future holds for DREAMers and their families.

Sep 1, 2017
First Amendment’s Clash with Censorship and Hate Speech

In this legal podcast, Robert Bertsche and Eugene Volokh define First Amendment, and how it relates to censorship and hate speech.

Aug 18, 2017
Presidential Pardon Power

Brian Kalt and Robert Deitz discuss presidential pardon power, limits, and get a deeper look into a possible presidential self-pardon and repercussions.

Aug 4, 2017
President Trump’s Proposed Ban on Transgender Service Members

Bob and Craig discuss President Trump's announcement regarding transgender people in the military with Kris Poppe and Brynn Tannehill.

Jul 21, 2017
The Supreme Court’s End of Term

David J. Shestokas and Carolyn Shapiro discuss the Supreme Court’s end of term, including landmark cases, Gorsuch, and what's in the future.

Jul 7, 2017
The Legal Rights of Animals

Steven Wise and Richard Cupp discuss the recent legal ruling involving captive chimpanzees and the debate over animals as "legal persons.”

Jun 23, 2017
Bill Cosby Mistrial

Letitia Quinones and Barbara Lynn Ashcroft discuss the Cosby case, the allegations, the prosecution and defense strategies, and what lead to the mistrial.

Jun 9, 2017
The Paris Agreement on Climate Change

Jeffrey Gracer and Nicolas Loris discuss the Paris Agreement, President Trump’s withdrawal from the accord, and the long-term implications.

May 26, 2017
Inside the FBI, Comey Firing, and the Russia Connection

This legal podcast covers the dismissal of FBI Director James Comey, the legalities triggered by dismissals, and the Russia connection.

May 12, 2017
Assessment Drives Learning: The Solicitors Qualifying Exam Eliminates U.K. Law School Requirement

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.

Apr 28, 2017
The Aftermath of the Massachusetts Drug Lab Scandal and the Dismissal of 21,000 Cases

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.

Apr 14, 2017
Your Browser History: How Recent ISP Legislation Affects Privacy

In this podcast they talk about Trump's new legislation that allows internet providers or ISPs to sell customer data without consent.

Mar 31, 2017
Will Budget Cuts to the Legal Services Corporation Diminish Access To Justice?

Jim Sandman and Linda Klein discuss President Trump’s budget proposal to zero out funding for the Legal Services Corporation.

Mar 17, 2017
President Trump vs. the Press

The First Amendment, Trump/press relationship, what constitutes “fake news,” the freedom of the press, and potential future litigation involving the press.

Mar 3, 2017
The Trump Administration and U.S. Labor Laws

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.

Feb 17, 2017
The Nomination of Judge Gorsuch to the Supreme Court

In this episode of Lawyer2Lawyer, hosts Bob Ambrogi and Craig Williams join Carrie Severino and Michele Jawando to discuss the nomination of Judge Gorsuch.

Feb 3, 2017
The Great Debate over Sanctuary Cities

ACLU advocacy and policy counsel and FAIR director of research debate and discuss immigration reform and the status of sanctuary cities under Trump.

Jan 20, 2017
The Legalities of Amazon’s Echo

The Amazon Echo as a murder case witness, legalities surrounding the Echo, technology-based evidence, and the impact on future cases.

Jan 6, 2017
Inside Trump’s EPA Pick and Possible Implications

A look at the potential future of the EPA under President-elect Trump's pick, Scott Pruitt.

Dec 21, 2016
The Supreme Court Under President Trump

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.

Dec 13, 2016
Inside the Dakota Access Pipeline Protest at Standing Rock

Monte Mills and Jeffrey Haas take a look at the protesting of the Dakota Access Pipeline at Standing Rock and the legal issues involved.

Nov 22, 2016
Legal Issues in Doing Business with Cuba

A discussion on the legal issues in doing business with Cuba and the opportunities for law firms to expand into Cuba.

Nov 11, 2016
The Use of Body Cameras by Law Enforcement

Professor Eugene O’Donnell and Dr. Tod Burke as they talk about the pros and cons of body cameras in law enforcement.

Oct 28, 2016
The Electoral College, National Popular Vote, and the Presidential Election

Trent England and Dr. John R. Koza discuss history of the Electoral College, Electoral College vs. national popular vote, and this presidential election.

Oct 14, 2016
Gender Discrimination in the Workplace

David Sanford, Kerrie Campbell, and Caroline Fredrickson discuss litigation, the difficulty of proving gender discrimination, and legislation.

Sep 30, 2016
The DEA, Schedule 1, and Marijuana

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.

Sep 16, 2016
Legal Issues Facing Our Veterans

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.

Sep 2, 2016
Law Enforcement and the Use of Robots

The use of robots by law enforcement, criticism, ethics, policy, and regulation when it comes to the use of robots.

Aug 17, 2016
Inside “Making a Murderer” and the Steven Avery Trial

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.

Aug 5, 2016
The Legal Issues Surrounding Pokémon Go

Bob Ambrogi and J. Craig Williams discuss Pokemon Go with professor Adam Thimmesch and attorney Brian Wassom.

Jul 22, 2016
The American Bar Association: A Look Ahead Under New President, Linda Klein

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.

Jul 8, 2016
The Supreme Court End of Term Wrap-Up

Tony Mauro, Supreme Court correspondent, and Suzanna Sherry, the Herman O. Loewenstein professor of law, discuss the Supreme Court's end of term.

Jul 1, 2016
Orlando Shooting and Gun Laws

Steven W. Dulan and Arkadi Gerney take a look at gun laws and the tragedy in Orlando.

Jun 17, 2016
Tribal Law, Indian Child Welfare Act, and Custody

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.

Jun 3, 2016
Overtime Rule Changes: Impact and Reaction

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...

May 6, 2016
The Panama Papers

Bob Ambrogi and Craig Williams join Jessica Tillipman and Professor William Byrnes as they take an inside look at the recently leaked Panama Papers.

Apr 25, 2016
North Carolina’s HB2 Controversy, Transgender Legislation, and Litigation

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...

Apr 1, 2016
The Latest on the FBI/Apple Legal Battle

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...

Mar 11, 2016
Justice Antonin Scalia: His Legacy and the Impact of his Death

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...

Mar 1, 2016
The Flint Water Crisis

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....

Feb 23, 2016
New Rulings for Juvenile Life Sentences by the Supreme Court

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...

Jan 22, 2016
President Obama’s Executive Order to Reduce Gun Violence

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...

Jan 15, 2016
The Prosecution and Defense of Bill Cosby

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...

Dec 21, 2015
Lawyer 2 Lawyer’s Holiday and 10th Anniversary Show

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...

Dec 14, 2015
The Paris Attacks, Terrorism, and International Law

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...

Nov 24, 2015
Revisiting the Death Penalty Debate

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...

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Bob Ambrogi

Bob Ambrogi is the only person to have held top editorial positions at both National Law Journal and Lawyers Weekly...

J. Craig Williams

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

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