Bloomberg Law Podcast
Host June Grasso examines the major legal issues affecting business.
Hosted by June Grasso
Heller on Green Day’s Use of Artist’s Work Is Fair Use (Audio)
Nov 1, 2013
William Heller, an intellectual property lawyer, explains why street artist Brian Seltzer lost his copyright infringement case against the punk rock band Green Day. The group used Seltzer's work, without his permission, as a video backdrop for a song. He talks with June Grasso on Bloomberg Radio's "Bloomberg Law."
Warren on New York High Court to Hear Fracking Case (Audio)
Oct 24, 2013
Charles Warren, a partner at Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP and a former regional administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, discusses the controversy over fracking in New York State and the decision by the state's highest court to hear an anti-fracking case. He talks with June Grasso on Bloomberg Radio's "Bloomberg Law."
U.S. Supreme Court to Hear ‘Raging Bull’ Copyright Case (Audio)
Oct 18, 2013
Tyler Ochoa, professor of copyright law at the Santa Clara University School of Law, discusses the U.S. Supreme Court copyright infringement case over the film "Raging Bull," 33 years after the movie's release. He talks with June Grasso on Bloomberg Radio's "Bloomberg Law."
Garnett on the Constitutionality of Legislative Prayer (Audio)
Oct 14, 2013
Professor Richard Garnett of Notre Dame Law School discusses an upcoming Supreme Court case on whether prayer at the start of town meetings violates the Establishment Clause of the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. He talks with June Grasso on Bloomberg Radio's "Bloomberg Law."
Bissinger on Mark Cuban’s Insider Trading Trial (Audio)
Oct 6, 2013
Securities attorney David Bissinger, a partner at Siegmyer, Oshman and Bissinger LLP, discusses the issues in the Securities and Exchange Commission's insider trading case against Mark Cuban, the billionaire owner of the Dallas Mavericks. He talks with June Grasso on Bloomberg Radio's "Bloomberg Law."
Newhouse Discusses Warrantless Cell Phone Searches (Audio)
Oct 4, 2013
George Newhouse, a partner at Brown White & Newhouse and a former California federal prosecutor, discusses an issue that's been dividing the courts: do police need a warrant to search a cellphone? The Supreme Court has not considered the issue. He talks with June Grasso on Bloomberg Radio's "Bloomberg Law."
Westbrook Says Detroit Bankruptcy May Set Precedents (Audio)
Sep 29, 2013
Jay Westbrook, a professor at the University of Texas School of Law, discusses the legal precedents that may be set in Detroit's record $18 billion municipal bankruptcy. He talks with June Grasso on Bloomberg Radio's "Bloomberg Law."
Skadden’s Gross on Open Seats on the D.C. Circuit Court (Audio)
Sep 29, 2013
Kenneth Gross, a partner at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, who leads the firm's political law practice, discusses the latest nominees to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia and the difficulties facing President Barack Obama in filling the open seats on the court. He talks with June Grasso on Bloomberg Radio's "Bloomberg Law."
Analysis of Recent Supreme Court Civil Rights Decisions (Audio)
Sep 13, 2013
The U.S. Supreme Court made decisions last term that affected the civil rights of Americans. In four cases, the court expanded legal protections for gays and cut legal protections for racial minorities. Paul Smith, chair of the appellate and Supreme Court practice at Jenner & Block, discusses the court's decisions expanding legal rights for gays. Professor Richard Sander of the UCLA School of Law discusses the first test of university affirmative action in a decade. Constitutional law professor Deep Gulasekaram of Santa Clara Law discusses the court's decision striking down a key provision in a landmark civil rights law. They talk with June Grasso on Bloomberg Radio's "Bloomberg Law."
Rosenthal on Power of Cuomo’s Anti-Corruption Panel (Audio)
Aug 23, 2013
Samuel Rosenthal, a partner at Patton Boggs LLP, discusses New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's establishment of a commission to fight public corruption. He talks with June Grasso on Bloomberg Radio's "Bloomberg Law."