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Legal Talk Today

A no-spin dailyish show covering current events and their collision with the law. Tune in for a deep dive legal analysis on stories that could change your life.

Host: Laurence Colletti (executive producer at Legal Talk Network)

Apr 30, 2021

Don’t LoJack Me Bro!

Can your boss require you to get device implants for work?

Apr 28, 2021

Big Fraud vs. Your Taxes!

Are you paying taxes for the privilege of being ripped off?!

Apr 26, 2021

The State vs. Derek Chauvin (Part 7)

The verdict is in but what’s next for sentencing, an appeal, or the other police officers?

Apr 23, 2021

The State vs. Derek Chauvin (Part 6)

As the verdict loomed, we talked about tactics used by the prosecution and defense as well as why the judge decided to admit certain types of evidence.

Apr 21, 2021

The State vs. Derek Chauvin (Part 5)

As the verdict loomed, we broke down the cases presented by the prosecution and defense.

Apr 19, 2021

Free Speech in Schools

Can a school punish a cheerleader for her remarks outside of school?

Apr 16, 2021

The State vs. Derek Chauvin (Part 4)

In this Part 4, we cover timelines, use of force, and what it means if Morris Hall (who was with George Floyd) doesn’t testify.

Apr 14, 2021

The State vs. Derek Chauvin (Part 3)

Our coverage of the Derek Chauvin trial continues with Professor David Schultz.

Apr 12, 2021

Heavy Weight Tax Fight!

New Hampshire and Massachusetts are duking it out over taxes... Get your tea ready!

Apr 9, 2021

Alternative Business Structures

Alternative Business Structures for law firms, why should we care? Good question.

Apr 7, 2021

The State vs. Derek Chauvin (Part 2)

Join us as we continue to go through the biggest criminal trial in a generation point by point.

Apr 5, 2021

The State vs. Derek Chauvin (Part 1)

The biggest criminal trial in a generation and we’re going through it point by point.

Apr 2, 2021

Hot Pursuit!

The “Hot Pursuit” doctrine is being challenged in the Supreme Court. Will police officers still be able to enter your home without a warrant?

Mar 31, 2021

Varsity Blues (behind the scenes)

A single mastermind put it together but how did it all work?

Mar 29, 2021

Price Gouging (another look)

From pandemic to deep-freeze... a year of emergencies and price hikes. Where are we now?

Mar 26, 2021

Alaska’s Fowl Chicken Case

What is everyone squawking about?

Mar 24, 2021

Recalling Gascon

The latest on LA County’s District Attorney George Gascon... Will he be recalled?

Mar 22, 2021

Recalling Newsom

Recalling Newsom: Where are we and what’s next?

Mar 19, 2021

Minimum Wage (Part 2)

What are the long-term implications of increasing the minimum wage? Tune in to hear about the legal and policy considerations.

Mar 17, 2021

Minimum Wage (Part 1)

Is increasing the Minimum Wage a good idea? Tune in to hear about the legal and policy considerations.

Mar 15, 2021

The Pennsylvania Election Challenges

The Supreme Court ducks Democrat and Republican election law cases from Pennsylvania. But what does that mean for future elections?

Mar 12, 2021

Texas vs. United States

Who will win this battle of Immigration and Federalism?

Mar 10, 2021

Suing Harvard! (for racial discrimination in admissions)

Will colleges be allowed to continue using race as a factor for admissions?

Mar 8, 2021

Making Booze (Part 2)

How to create your own “adult beverages” without going to the slammer.

Mar 5, 2021

Making Booze (Part 1)

Learn how to legally craft your own moonshine or booze (without going to jail).

Mar 3, 2021

Biden’s New OSHA

How President Biden’s executive orders affect OSHA and what that means for your job or business.

Mar 1, 2021

Right to Protest vs. Your Job

Can protesting get you fired even if you didn’t break any laws?

Feb 26, 2021

DeSantis vs. Big Tech

Florida Governor DeSantis goes toe-to-toe with Big Tech... but is his fight legal?

Feb 24, 2021

GameStop: Who’s Left Holding the Bag?

With lawsuits loaded-for-bear, who’s paying for GameStop?!

Feb 22, 2021

Hazard Pay during COVID-19

Which essential workers qualify for hazard pay during COVID-19 and how much extra will they receive? Benjamin Tulis from Jackson Lewis explains.

Feb 19, 2021

Expunging Detroit

What will accelerating expungement of criminal records mean for Detroit? Project Clean Slate’s lead attorney Stephani LaBelle explains.

Feb 17, 2021

Indoor Church Services Return

David Savage from the Los Angeles Times breaks down the Supreme Court ruling in favor of indoor services for Houses of Worship.

Feb 15, 2021

Erasing Family (Part 2)

Ginger Gentile, director of Erasing Family returns to discuss why millions of Americans become permanently #Erased from their families after a divorce.

Feb 12, 2021

Erasing Family (Part 1)

Ginger Gentile, director of Erasing Family, joins us to talk about the permanent separation of family members when they become erased through divorce.

Feb 10, 2021

Red Notices & International Men of Mystery?

What do Red Notices and “International Men of Mystery” have in common? Michelle Estlund (an INTERPOL defense attorney) tells us all about it.

Feb 8, 2021

Uber vs. New York

Uber takes legal fire from New York for defining its workers as independent contractors rather than employees. Kevin Smith from Sheppard Mullin law-splains.

Feb 5, 2021

DC Statehood (Part 2)

Part two-of-two about the recent Congressional push to turn Washington DC into the 51st State.

Feb 3, 2021

DC Statehood (Part 1)

Part one-of-two about the recent Congressional push to turn Washington DC into the 51st State.

Feb 1, 2021

Patenting Pot

If federal law bans marijuana, how can someone file for its patent? Tune in to hear Neil Juneja from Gleam Law break it down.

Jan 29, 2021

Impeachment & Twinkies

Professor Frank Bowman from the University of Missouri School of Law gives us a civics lesson about the process of impeachment... But what if you get impeached for eating Twinkies?

Jan 27, 2021

PREP Act’s Liability Protections from COVID-19

The PREP Act protects organizations fighting COVID-19 from liability but there are limitations. Erik Swanholt from Foley Lardner explains this complicated and rapidly evolving law.

Jan 25, 2021

No Fly List

What’s the No-Fly List, why do people get on it, and how do the innocent get off it. Eduardo Angeles from Clark Hill breaks it down.

Jan 22, 2021

Kraken vs. Kraken

Dominion Voting Systems sues Sidney Powell for 1.3 billion dollars but who has the tougher Kraken? Jenna Greene from Thomson Reuters breaks it down.

Jan 20, 2021

Future Voting & the Census

The future of voting, representation in Congress, and allocation of federal funds turned on a case called Trump v. New York. Hans von Spakovsky from the Heritage Foundation explains.

Jan 18, 2021

Tanzin v. Tanvir

Can we sue the Federal Government for damages when they violate our religious and civil rights? Jennifer Cowan from Debevoise & Plimpton explains the Supreme Court case Tanzin v. Tanvir.

Jan 15, 2021

Americans Subsidizing Drugs?

With drug companies charging Americans more than other countries for prescription medications, a new rule emerges to close that gap but not everyone is happy. Leah D’Aurora Richardson from K & L...

Jan 13, 2021

Supreme Court’s Latest

What’s happening with our Supreme Court and how will it impact the future? Berkeley School of Law dean Erwin Chemerinsky explains.

Jan 11, 2021

Counting the Votes!

Learn how we count electoral college votes in a contested Presidential election with Professor Hasen from UC Irvine School of Law.

Jan 8, 2021

Suing Gascon!

District Attorney Gascon is being sued by his own Deputy District Attorneys, but for what? Malcolm Maclachlan from the Daily Journal breaks it down.

Jan 6, 2021

Human Trafficking

Hear how you can help prevent human trafficking, with our guest Dionne Coleman from Samaritan Village.

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