Cameras in the Courts
Season 4, Ep. 3
Criminal Defense Lawyer and Legal Analyst Joshua Ritter joins Host Rich Schoenstein to talk about why some courts permit cameras in the courtroom and some don’t, the pros and cons of such assess, and the trends moving forward.
The Verdicts Are In – Two High Profile Trials Are Decided
Season 4, Ep. 2
Legal Analyst Marie Pereira joins Rich Schoenstein to discuss the verdicts rendered last week in the trial of defamation claims against Alex Jones in Connecticut, and the trial of the convicted murderer responsible for the massacre at Marjorie Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.
Musk v. Twitter
Season 4, Ep. 1
The new season starts off with a discussion of the pending dispute between Elon Musk and Twitter, scheduled to go to trial this month. White Collar and Government Investigations Partner Robert Heim returns to the Podcast to talk over the issues with Host Rich Schoenstein.
Punitive Damage Caps
Season 3, Ep. 14
The $45.2 million punitive damage award against Alex Jones may be severely curtailed by a Texas statute capping such damages. A $5 million punitive damage award against Amber Heard was reduced by applicable Virginia law to $350,000. Where do these caps come from, how do they work, are they fair to the parties and the juries, and are they constitutional? Georgetown Professor of Law Heidi Li Feldman joins Host Rich Schoenstein to discuss the matter.
Divorce and Custody 2022
Season 3, Ep. 13
Divorce and Family Lawyer Morghan Richardson joins Rich Schoenstein to talk about current trends including joint custody arrangements, pre-nuptial agreements covering pets, and the increasing use of mediation to resolve divorce disputes.
Healthcare, Technology & the Law
Season 3, Ep. 12
Healthcare lawyer Steve Polyakov returns to Law Brief to talk to Host Rich Schoenstein about recent technology trends in healthcare, including telehealth, urgent care and pharmacy practices, and how those trends intersect with the law.
Depp v. Heard – The Postjudgment Show
Season 3, Ep. 11
The jury is in! Host Rich Schoenstein breaks down the verdict in the Johnny Depp vs. Amber Heard trial, the possibility of appeal, its broader implications for the #MeToo Movement, the reactions of the public and the parties since the trial ended, and why, even now, it makes sense for all involved to settle the case.
Depp v. Heard – The Halftime Report
Season 3, Ep. 10
As the defamation trial between Johnny Depp and Amber Heard takes a one week break before resuming, Rich Schoenstein is joined by Legal Analyst Dr. Tracy A. Pearson to discuss the status of the case, the relative credibility of the litigants thus far, what to expect and what it all might mean.