170: A Man Is Not A Plan
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by Politicon
6d ago
Barb McQuade hosts #SistersInLaw to review the Fani Willis hearing, describe the effect it will have on the RICO prosecution, and weigh the potential for her disqualification.  Then the #Sisters discuss the $350+ million civil fraud judgment against Trump, the damages caused by his fraud and tax evasion, the restrictions on his family’s business activities, and how the payment process works.  They also cover the scheduling of his New York hush money trial in late March, the progress of his immunity claim and its impact on the DC trial, and the necessity of a speedy trial.    ..read more
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169: We're Not With Hur
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by Politicon
1w ago
Jill Wine-Banks hosts #SistersInLaw to cover the judicial decisions affecting Trump’s prosecutions, including the SCOTUS ruling in Trump’s Colorado ballot case, the DC Circuit's denial of presidential immunity, and Alan Weisselbberg’s potential perjury in the NY fraud case.  Then, the #Sisters share their take on Special Counsel Robert Hur’s report on the decision not to prosecute President Biden for mishandling classified documents and why the report is problematic.  They also discuss the jury verdict defending Michael Mann’s climate change data from defamatory attacks and explore w ..read more
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167: Mic Drop
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by Politicon
3w ago
Kimberly Atkins Stohr hosts #SistersInLaw to discuss the impact of Trump’s testimony during the conclusion of E. Jean Carroll’s second defamation case against him, Peter Navarro’s sentencing, and the ongoing 14th Amendment ballot challenges.  The #Sisters then dive into the battle between the SCOTUS and Governor Abbott over the placement of razor wire at the border, and weigh whether we are moving closer to secession.  They also analyze the effects of deepfakes and disinformation on our democracy and rights, and what can be done to protect us. Get your #SistersInLaw gear or the perf ..read more
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166: Above The Law
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by Politicon
1M ago
Barb McQuade hosts #SistersInLaw to review E. Jean Carroll’s second civil case against Trump, the impact of his cases on the campaign, and developments in his ongoing 14th Amendment ballot challenges.  Then, the #Sisters explain the Article 2 requirements for the presidency, and pick apart Trump’s birther attacks on President Obama and Nikki Haley.  From there, they dive into the DOJ’s review of the Uvalde shooting’s law enforcement response, share the recommendations that might prevent future tragedies, and discuss how they might be enforced.. Get your #SistersInLaw gear or the per ..read more
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165: Hygge
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by Politicon
1M ago
Jill Wine-Banks hosts #SistersInLaw to discuss the biggest developments in Trump’s trials, including the prospect he gains presidential immunity,  his closing argument in the New York fraud case, threats to Judge Engoron, and the potential of a second judgment against him for defaming E. Jean Carroll.  Then, the #Sisters cover the allegations of corruption surrounding AG Fani Willis’ relationship with the lead prosecutor in the Georgia election interference case, and the legal battle for transgender rights in Alabama after the courts upheld a ban on medical care for adolescents. Get ..read more
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164: A Mess In Texas
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by Politicon
1M ago
Joyce Vance hosts #SistersInLaw to discuss the efforts by Trump to get certiorari while he attempts to stay on the ballot amid 14th Amendment based removals, and weigh whether it is a legal or political decision.  Then, the #Sisters explain the legal battles being waged in Texas over important rights and freedoms.  First, they break down President Biden’s suit against Texas over immigration enforcement and explain why the federal government takes precedence over the state due to the supremacy clause.  From there, they cover how post-Dobbs restrictions have brought Texas’ emergen ..read more
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163: Mishigas in Michigan & Other States
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by Politicon
1M ago
Kimberly Atkins Stohr hosts #SistersInLaw to look at Jack Smith’s in limine motion to shut down Trump’s ability to bring misinformation into the evidence of his D.C. trial, and how it affects the potential defenses and the case’s progression.  Then, the #SistersInLaw dive into the latest developments in the efforts to remove Trump from the ballot in Maine and other states, and explain why they represent constitutional analysis rather than partisan action.  From there, they analyze the impact of Chesebro’s emails and proffer on the fake electors case and what it means when a defendant ..read more
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162: Trump & Giuliani on the Naughty List
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by Politicon
2M ago
Barb McQuade hosts #SistersInLaw to discuss the CO Supreme Court’s decision to remove Trump from the primary ballot under Section 3 of the 14th Amendment and its national implications.  From there, the #Sisters break down the delay to Trump’s D.C. trial while his appeal of Judge Chutkan’s rejection of presidential immunity moves through the court system, before looking at how it affects his other cases.  Then, they explain the details of Rudy Guiliani’s bankruptcy following the judgment against him for defaming Ruby Freeman and Shaye Moss. Get your #SistersInLaw gear or the perfect ..read more
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161: $148,000,000
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by Politicon
2M ago
Jill Wine-Banks hosts #SistersInLaw to share the latest updates from the prosecutions of Trump world, including the attempts at removal by Mark Meadows, the effects of the potential SCOTUS ruling on presidential immunity, what constitutes obstruction of an official proceeding, and the trial schedule.  The #Sisters then explain the factors behind the $148 million ruling against Rudy Giuliani for his racially biased defamation of Shaye Moss and Ruby Freeman, before discussing the attack on administrative law contained in the mifepristone based challenge to abortion rights. Get your #Sister ..read more
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160: Trump, Texas & Tax Evasion
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by Politicon
2M ago
Joyce Vance hosts #SistersInLaw to give you a legal roundup of the latest developments in Trump world by covering the civil suit settlement and criminal charges filed against fake electors, and the rejection of Donald’s immunity appeal.  Then, the #Sisters discuss an abortion case in Texas challenging its strict ban that resulted in improper pressure from A.G. Paxton, and how things might go if it goes to the Supreme Court.  From there, they dive into the Hunter Biden saga with a look at the progression of his tax evasion charges after the collapse of a plea deal and explore what it ..read more
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