#SistersInLaw

#SistersInLaw

Politicon brings the brilliant team of political and legal masterminds together for Politicon's #SistersInLaw. Joyce Vance, Jill Wine-Banks, Barb McQuade, and Kimberly Atkins Stohr will pull back the curtain on how our government actually works, take on the corrupt, share their wisdom and give us their rulings on the latest in politics, law, and culture.

Episodes

February 24, 2024 63 mins
Kimberly Atkins Stohr hosts #SistersInLaw to explain how the Dobbs decision has created a legal framework for Alabama’s ban on IVF and look at the potential challenges that could overturn it.  Then, the #Sisters discuss the legality and lies of Alexander Smirnov’s allegations against President Biden, the role of Russian disinformation, and the political impact.  They also examine a CROWN Act based challenge pushing back agains...
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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 ...
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February 10, 2024 74 mins
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 doc...
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February 3, 2024 75 mins
Joyce Vance hosts #SistersInLaw to discuss the delays from Judge Chutkan and Judge Engoron, civil bench trial verdicts, and the questionable effectiveness of the FBI’s search of Mar-A-Lago.  The #Sisters also dive into the facts surrounding the allegations of impropriety facing Fani Willis and one of her prosecutors, the possible consequences of their relationship, and how it affects the GA RICO trial. Then, they look at Jack ...
January 27, 2024 71 mins
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 al...
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January 20, 2024 57 mins
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 enfor...
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January 13, 2024 85 mins
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 th...
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January 6, 2024 71 mins
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 fede...
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December 30, 2023 70 mins
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...
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December 23, 2023 63 mins
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...
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December 16, 2023 63 mins
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 o...
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December 9, 2023 65 mins
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.  F...
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December 2, 2023 67 mins
Barb McQuade hosts #SistersInLaw to memorialize Justice Sandra Day O’Connor and discuss this week’s legal news.  First, they look at the latest developments in Trump’s cases including the rejection of his trial dismissal attempt, his renewed gag order, and a court ruling that he is civilly liable for the events of January 6th.  Then, they cover the ruling to stop private action under Section 2 of the Voting Rights Act and deba...
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November 25, 2023 49 mins
Kimberly Atkins Stohr hosts a special Thanksgiving episode of #SistersInLaw to share how they celebrate the holiday and answer the excellent thought provoking questions from you!  They cover anything and everything, from the resignation of George Santos, to the conviction of Paul Pelosi’s attacker, how to handle Judge Cannon, why the law has so much Latin, the 14th Amendment based attempts to keep Trump off the ballot, how AI ...
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November 18, 2023 60 mins
Joyce Vance hosts #SistersInLaw to cover the latest developments in Trump’s New York fraud case, including his failed attempt to have it dismissed, the relevance of expert witness testimony, and the reasoning behind the rescinded gag order.  Then they analyze how the lack of a protective order in the Fulton County RICO case led to leaks that might bias a jury and compare Trump’s treatment to co-defendant Harrison Floyd when bo...
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November 11, 2023 59 mins
Jill Wine-Banks hosts #SistersInLaw to dive into the latest developments in the Trump courtroom saga by analyzing the witness testimony given by Donald and Ivanka and the effect of cameras being barred from the courtroom.  From there, the #Sisters discuss the efforts by Hunter Biden to go on legal offense against wide ranging defamatory statements against him, including linking him to Hamas’ attack on Israel, and whether it is...
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November 4, 2023 60 mins
Barb McQuade hosts #SistersInLaw to analyze the potential of suits using the 14th Amendment in Colorado and Minnesota to keep Trump off the presidential ballot by looking at what must be proven and the downstream political effects.  Then, they dive into the civil fraud case against Trump by previewing the upcoming testimony by him and Ivanka and exploring the risks he faces on the stand.  From there, they break down the charge...
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October 28, 2023 68 mins
Kimberly Atkins Stohr hosts #SistersInLaw to review the latest legal developments in the prosecutions of members of Trump World.  They cover Trump’s latest sanctions, the plea deal of Jenna Ellis in the Rico case, and the role of Mark Meadows– weighing the rationale behind the relatively light plea deals and the differences between cooperation and immunity.  Then they break down the gerrymandering case in GA with a look at how...
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October 21, 2023 56 mins
Joyce Vance hosts #SistersInLaw to analyze the guilty pleas of Kenneth Chesebro and Sidney Powell in Georgia, why they got off relatively easy, and what their convictions mean for the other defendants.  Then, they discuss the DOJ’s class action settlement on behalf of immigrant families separated at the border, with a look at how they’re being compensated and the steps the government must take to make sure it never happens aga...
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October 14, 2023 58 mins
Jill WIne-Banks hosts #SistersInLaw to delve into the superseding indictment of Senator Menedez.  They examine how his role as the chair of the Foreign Relations Committee gives the charges against him national security ramifications, and lay out the political implications if he ends up resigning.  Moving on to the next indictment, they break down the charges against Rep. Santos with a look at how his actions defrauded his don...
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