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Legal Talk Today

A dailyish-to-daily show dedicated to covering essential legal issues. Hosted by Laurence Colletti, this short format program highlights what’s important to the legal profession, its lawyers, and their clients.

Sep 30, 2020

FAA Approval for Amazon’s Aerial Delivery Drones

The FAA approves Amazon’s fleet of aerial drones. What does that mean for deliveries? Drone Law lawyer Jonathan Rupprecht explains.

Sep 28, 2020

Age Discrimination in COVID-19

Why is age restriction being affected by COVID-19? Find out with Sean Andrade of the Andrade Gonzalez law firm.

Sep 25, 2020

Poll Worker Esq.

What is Poll Worker Esquire and what does it do? ABA President Patricia Refo explains it all.

Sep 23, 2020

Keep Nine Amendment

Roman Buhler from “Keep Nine” discusses their proposed Constitutional Amendment to keep the number of Supreme Court Justices to nine.

Sep 21, 2020

What Ruth Bader Ginsburg Meant to Us

A non-political tribute to the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

Sep 18, 2020

Making Outdoors Great Again!

Amy Lindholm from the Appalachian Mountain Club breaks down the Great American Outdoors Act and what it does for parks of all sizes nationwide.

Sep 16, 2020

Why are Bankruptcies so low during COVID-19?

Why are bankruptcies so low and will it last? Teadra Pugh of Bloomberg Law explains and makes her predictions for the future.

Sep 14, 2020

Flood Gates: The Nothing Burger Case to Rock Insurance Companies?

An oddly pivotal pre-trial motion that could inspire many businesses to sue their insurance companies for losses suffered from COVID-19 closures.

Sep 11, 2020

Voter Fraud and Vulnerabilities of Mail-In Ballots

Vote integrity and voter fraud. How accurate will the 2020 elections be? Ilya Shapiro from the CATO Institute explains it all.

Sep 9, 2020

No Vacation for You!

Can your boss restrict your vacation travel during COVID-19? Patrick Peters and James Verdi from Jackson Lewis breakdown the concerns and liabilities of going on vacation during Coronavirus for employers and their workers.

Sep 7, 2020

Leggo My Burrito

Chipotle is being sued, but for what? Making awesome burritos? Attorney Andrew Clubok explains their securities lawsuit and what's going on.

Sep 4, 2020

Contact Tracing for COVID-19 vs. data privacy

Contract tracing programs for COVID-19, what are they, how do they work, and what we should know about them. Hayley Tsukayama from the Electronic Frontier Foundation explains it all.

Sep 2, 2020

Mail-In Voting: Making Sure Your Ballot Counts!

Joseph Marrone from the Marrone Law firm wants to make sure your ballot counts so tune into this episode to hear about the basic requirements and the do’s and don’ts.

Aug 31, 2020

Heist at the Carnegie (Part 2)

In this last part of the series, author and writer Travis McDade reveals how and “who-done-it” on the eight million dollar heist at the Carnegie Library.

Aug 28, 2020

Heist at the Carnegie (Part 1)

Author and writer Travis McDade breaks down the 8 Million Dollar heist at the Carnegie Library that took 25 years to complete.

Aug 26, 2020

Suing Governor Whitmer!

Erik Kiilunen discusses the lawsuit against Governor Whitmer to limit emergency powers and reopen Michigan.

Aug 24, 2020

The Hidden Cost of Licensing

Michael Tanner of the CATO Institute explains the hidden costs behind occupational licensing.

Aug 21, 2020

Britney Spears Conservatorship

Cori Robinson from Above the Law breaks down the Conservatorship of Britney Spears and what we can learn from it.

Aug 19, 2020

Paying College Athletes?!?!

Darren Heitner, sports lawyer and Above the Law columnist returns to discuss the Congressional push to pay College Athletes.

Aug 17, 2020

Artificial Intelligence Crimes

Sharon Nelson of Sensei Enterprises dives into the world of artificial intelligence and crimes it could commit such as deepfakes, hijacking military vehicles, and phishing.

Aug 14, 2020

Doxxed and Cancelled (Part Two)

Simon Tam continues his discussion about fighting back against Cancel Culture and the vital importance of constructive disagreement.

Aug 12, 2020

Doxxed and Cancelled (Part One)

Simon Tam of The Slants shares his battles with Cancel Culture and why trying to ruin others online has become so popular.

Aug 10, 2020

Top 12 Practice Management Posts of 2020

Joan Feldman breaks down her article, ‘Hot Topics: Top 12 Law Practice Management Posts of 2020 (So Far)’.

Aug 7, 2020

7 Keys to Navigating a Crisis

Author and president of The Happiness Center Dr. Elia Gourgouris joins us to discuss how to deal with disasters and crises.

Aug 5, 2020

Fun with Forms of Address!

Protocol expert Robert Hickey helps Laurence with the fanciest of parties and properly addressing his guests.

Aug 3, 2020

Big Tech Antitrust Hearings

William Rinehart at Utah State University discusses the news about big tech companies testifying before the House on antitrust, politics, and censorship.

Jul 31, 2020

Cancel Culture vs. Free Speech

Amy Peikoff of Parler discusses Cancel Culture vs. Free Speech and the dangers it has to our civil liberties.

Jul 29, 2020

Little Sisters of the Poor

Little Sisters of the Poor gets a victory from the Supreme Court and Lori Windham of Becket tells us all.

Jul 27, 2020

The End of Washington’s LLLT Program

ABA Journal Legal Rebel Podcast host Lyle Moran discusses the decision of the Washington Supreme Court to end its Limited License Legal Technician (LLLT) program.

Jul 24, 2020

Suing Fido: Allergies vs. Emotional Support Animal

Tune in to hear attorney Christopher Warnock's case about a tenant with severe pet allergies vs a tenant seeking an accommodation for an emotional support animal.

Jul 22, 2020

North Carolina’s In-Person Bar Exam

Kimberly Herrick shares with our listeners North Carolina’s decision to hold their July Bar Exam in person.

Jul 20, 2020

Suing Governor DeSantis

Trial lawyer John W. Dill tells us why his clients are suing Florida Governor Ron DeSantis.

Jul 17, 2020

The Law School Experience for Women of Color

Veronica Vargas Stidvent and Fiona Trevelyan Hornblower share their new study that highlights the law school experience for women of color.

Jul 15, 2020

Suing Seattle over CHAZ/CHOP

The city of Seattle is being sued over the CHAZ/CHOP occupation and attorneys Patty Eakes and Angelo Calfo explain their case.

Jul 13, 2020

Defunding the Police: What Does that Mean?

What does defunding the police mean for communities that need them the most? Judge Tanya Acker from HotBench gives her opinion.

Jul 10, 2020

The Appellate Project

Tune in to hear about The Appellate Project and its mission to bring greater diversity to our appellate courts with founder Juvaria Khan.

Jul 8, 2020

Will COVID-19 impact the Criminal Justice System Again?

Are Americans about to get a second wave of COVID-19 and how will that impact our criminal justice system? Judge Kevin Allen shares his thoughts.

Jul 6, 2020

Above the Law’s Outside Counsel Rankings

Above the Law’s Brian Dalton tells us about their Outside Counsel Rankings done in conjunction with Lake Whillans and which law firms scored the best.

Jul 3, 2020

Ohio State’s Athletic Coronavirus Pledge

Darren Heitner from Above the Law and Sports Law attorney fills us in on Ohio State University’s requirement for athletes to pledge they won’t spread Coronavirus.

Jul 1, 2020

Tracking Scooters and our 4th Amendment

Hannah Zhao explains why the Electronic Frontier Foundation, the ACLU, and Greenberg Glusker are suing LA DOT for tracking electronic scooters.

Jun 29, 2020

Indiana’s at Home Bar Exam

Hear about Indiana’s new online bar exam that can be taken from home from executive director of the Indiana Office of Admissions Bradley Skolnik

Jun 26, 2020

SCOTUS blocks POTUS on DACA Rescission

Ilya Shapiro of the CATO Institute tells us why the Supreme Court blocked the Trump Administration’s rescission of DACA.

Jun 24, 2020

AB 2261: California’s Facial Recognition Bill

Kirsten Errick from Law Street explains California’s Assembly Bill 2261 on facial recognition technology and possible infractions of rights.

Jun 22, 2020

Relist Limbo and SCOTUS

Hear all about the relist limbo in the Supreme Court and what that means for lawyers and their clients from John Elwood of SCOTUS Blog.

Jun 19, 2020

Debt Forgiveness under the Paycheck Protection Program

Allyson Baker of Venable discusses debt forgiveness requirements under the Paycheck Protection Program.

Jun 17, 2020

Escape Hatch: Force Majeure during COVID-19

Tune in to hear about force majeure, the “escape hatch” contract provisions that potentially let business owners out of obligations with returning guest Jason Levine of Alston and Bird.

Jun 15, 2020

Qualified Immunity

Jay Schweikert of CATO Institute discusses qualified immunity for the police and possible review from the Supreme Court.

Jun 12, 2020

Penn State Law: The Journey from Pandemic to ReOpen

Penn State Law’s journey through COVID-19 and beyond as told by Dean Hari Osofsky.

Jun 10, 2020

LSAT FLEX: the LSAT taken from home

Law School Admission Council President and CEO Kellye Testy talks all about the new online LSAT FLEX.

Jun 8, 2020

Riots and the Insurrection Act

Professor Daniel Farber of Berkeley Law discusses the Insurrection Act in the midst of nationwide riots.

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Laurence Colletti

Laurence Colletti serves as the producer at Legal Talk Network where he combines his passion for web-based media with...