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Lawyer 2 Lawyer Internet Radio Takes A Look At Wall Street And The SEC

The Securities and Exchange Commission recently filed civil fraud charges against investment bank, Goldman Sachs Group Inc.  Please join me and my fellow attorneys and co-host Bob Ambrogi as we welcome Attorney Jacob S. Frenkel, from Shulman Rogers Gandal Pordy & Ecker, P.A and Attorney Palmer C. Hamilton, a member of the Government Relations Practice Group at Jones Walker to discuss the details of this lawsuit.  They take a look at the SEC's current role, the impact of the lawsuit, financial regulation legislation and what this means for Wall Street.



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Printer friendly page Permalink Email to a friend Posted by J. Craig Williams on Friday, April 23, 2010 at 12:26. Comments Closed (0) |

Lawyer2Lawyer Workers' Compensation Claims For NFL Players Coping With Dementia

As first reported in a series of New York Times articles by reporter Alan Schwarz, researchers have linked pro football careers and concussions with climbing rates of depression, dementia and even Alzheimer's disease.  Please join me and my fellow attorney and co-host Robert Ambrogi as we welcome Christopher Nowinski, President and CEO of the Sports Legacy Institute and Attorney Alan S. Pierce from the Law offices of Alan S. Pierce & Associates and host of Workers' Comp Matters, to discuss the latest in workers' comp claims against the NFL. They focus on the long-term effects of concussions from football, the NFL's role in helping these players, the workers' comp issues involved and creating public awareness about this serious issue in the NFL and in other sports.  For more information on this important issue, including over 100 New York Times articles by Alan Schwarz, click here.



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Printer friendly page Permalink Email to a friend Posted by J. Craig Williams on Thursday, April 15, 2010 at 08:09. Comments Closed (0) |

Lawyer2Lawyer Internet Radio Looks At Obama's Union Lawyer Appointments To NLRB

Recently, President Obama appointed two union lawyers, Craig Becker and Mark Pearce to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) creating a labor law controversy. Some say that the addition of Becker and Pearce will restore balance, while others, like business groups, fear their influence on the board will cater to unions on big issues.  Please join my co-host and fellow attorney Bob Ambrogi as he welcomes Nancy Schiffer, Associate General Counsel with the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations, (AFL-CIO) and Attorney Charles I. Cohen, senior counsel in Morgan Lewis & Bockius' Labor and Employment Practice, to get their reaction to the recess appointments of Becker and Pearce to the NLRB.



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Printer friendly page Permalink Email to a friend Posted by J. Craig Williams on Thursday, April 08, 2010 at 07:57. Comments Closed (0) |

Lawyer2Lawyer Internet Radio Delves Into The New Health Care Reform Controversy

Under a storm of controversy and additional "fixes" to healthcare reform, President Obama finally signed the highly contested health care bill into law. At least 14 States have filed suits challenging the constitutionality of the new Health Care Law.  Please join me and my Lawyer2Lawyer guest co-host David E. Frank welcome Lanny J. Davis, partner in the law firm of McDermott Will & Emery LLP and David B. Rivkin, Jr., partner in the Washington office of Baker Hostetler LLP, to talk about these legal challenges to the new law.



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Printer friendly page Permalink Email to a friend Posted by J. Craig Williams on Thursday, April 01, 2010 at 08:37. Comments Closed (0) |

Lawyer2Lawyer Internet Radio Looks At The Clergy Abuse Scandal

A three-and-a-half year government investigation in Ireland, called the Murphy report, revealed a cover-up of three decades of clergy sexual abuse in the Catholic church. And, in an official pastoral letter to Irish sexual abuse victims, Pope Benedict XVI apologized to Ireland's Catholics.  Please join me as I welcome guests Attorney Helen L. McGonigle, herself a victim of clergy abuse and victim's advocate and Vincent Shannon, Senior Partner of Shannons Solicitors in Dublin, Ireland. They discuss the investigations into allegations of sexual abuse at the hands of priests, the Vatican's tepid response, legal jurisdictions versus canon law and what victims of clergy sexual abuse can do legally here and abroad.



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Printer friendly page Permalink Email to a friend Posted by J. Craig Williams on Tuesday, March 30, 2010 at 12:22. Comments Closed (0) |

Lawyer2Lawyer Internet Radio Fixes Washington, D.C.

Just Kidding...

In every city and town in America, there has been an overwhelming reaction to the political gridlock in Washington D.C. over healthcare, economic recovery, taxes, Afghanistan (almost everything).  So why can't the lawyers in Congress who specialize in negotiating solutions to problems fix Washington?  Please join me and my fellow co-host and attorney Bob Ambrogi as we welcome Attorney Philip K. Howard, a well-known leader of legal reform in America and founder of Common Good, to examine the problem.



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Printer friendly page Permalink Email to a friend Posted by J. Craig Williams on Friday, March 19, 2010 at 07:08. Comments Closed (0) |

Lawyer2Lawyer Internet Radio Covers The Google Book Settlement - Part Two

In the second part of Lawyer2Lawyer on the Google Books Settlement, please join me and my fellow attorney and co-host Bob Ambrogi as we welcome back  Attorney Jonathan Band and a new guest, Attorney Cindy Cohn, the Legal Director for the Electronic Frontier Foundation, to take a closer look at the complex Google Books Settlement. They explore the deeper legal issues like privacy, copyright and antitrust issues, who this settlement could ultimately benefit or hurt and whether consumers are better off with or without a settlement.

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Printer friendly page Permalink Email to a friend Posted by J. Craig Williams on Thursday, March 11, 2010 at 09:40. Comments Closed (0) |

Lawyer2Lawyer Internet Radio Covers The Google Book Settlement - Part One

Plus, A Special Announcement: You Can Get CLE Credit For Listening

Access to more digital information or copyright infringement and privacy issues?  Recently, Federal Judge Denny Chin postponed the controversial Google books settlement due to the voluminous amount of feedback on both sides of the settlement. Please join me and my co-hosts and fellow attorney Bob Ambrogi as we welcome Professor James Grimmelmann, Associate Professor at New York Law School and a member of its Institute for Information Law and Policy and Attorney Jonathan Band, to talk about the latest developments in the Google Books Settlement.

Later in the show, we are joined by Lee Ann Enquist, Vice President of West Professional Development, to discuss the new partnership between West LegalEdcenter and Legal Talk Network.

Give a click on the podcast icon below and give a listen! 



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Printer friendly page Permalink Email to a friend Posted by J. Craig Williams on Friday, March 05, 2010 at 09:33. Comments Closed (0) |



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