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Legally Insane - The Law is Funny

Cascade Media - Matt Ritter & Tony Sam

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Legally Insane - The Law is Funny
Legally Insane - The Law is Funny

Legally Insane - The Law is Funny

Cascade Media - Matt Ritter & Tony Sam

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Legally Insane is a deep dive into some of the craziest and dark parts of the legal history of this great country. Our hosts Matt Ritter and Tony Sam come at the topic in a very unique way. Matt is a recovering Biglaw attorney turned comedian with a passion for legal history, Tony has no legal background whatsoever, expect for a few minor brushes with the law. However, he has no idea what Matt is about to discuss before each podcast, so it ends up being a hilarious half hour filled with education and laughs. Covering a wide range of topics like: Eminent Domain, Blue Laws, Stand Your Ground, The Pardon Power, listening to this podcast will make you a great dinner party guest.

Latest Episodes

Trump May Have to Show His Tax Returns After All

In this episode Matt and Tony get into the latest Trump legal fiasco. An NY Judge ruled that he cannot use the DOJ guideline to hide his tax returns. In a quite blistering ruling, the Judge basically called it an outrage to justice. It will be in front of the 2nd circuit soon. It made the guys decide to a deep dive into the IRS website to find out what other frivolous arguments people are using to get out of paying their taxes.

29 MIN1 w ago
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Trump May Have to Show His Tax Returns After All

It Begins - The Impeachment Inquiry of Donald Trump – Ep 97

On today’s show the guys are talking about the recent move by Nancy Pelosi to move forward with the impeachment of Donald Trump, because of his involvement with the Ukraine. The House of Representatives are in charge of setting up the impeachment, but the Senate holds the trial. Today, Matt and Tony break down why the Senate might pump the breaks if this impeachment goes to trial. They also discuss the history of Andrew Johnson’s impeachment and Hunter Biden’s shady behavior.

28 MIN3 w ago
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It Begins - The Impeachment Inquiry of Donald Trump – Ep 97

Employer Liability- French Man's Affair Considered Within The Scope of Employment – Ep

When is an employer held liable for an employee’s actions? It depends on the scope of work, or employment. The legalscope of employmentis the range of activities that anemployeeis reasonably expected to do as part of his or herjob. Within this range of activities, theemployermay be held liable for theemployee'sactions when a third party is injured by theemployee'sconduct. Today Matt and Tony examine a recent French case involving scope of employment as well as several other funny US

29 MINSEP 19
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Employer Liability- French Man's Affair Considered Within The Scope of Employment – Ep

Climate Laws - Do We Have Fundamental Right to Breathe Clean Air – Ep 95

Climate change is an on-going debate in this country. Recently a group of teens filed a lawsuit against the US government - Juliana vs. The US. These teens are saying that they have a right to a stable climate and that the trump administration is destroying the environment. This lawsuit caused the guys to dig into the history of climate laws in the US. In this episode they discuss the environmental regulations Trump has removed, the air quality in LA and NYC in the 1970’s, nuclear energy and more.

32 MINSEP 13
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Climate Laws - Do We Have Fundamental Right to Breathe Clean Air – Ep 95

From the Sacklers to the Original Opium Wars - Drug Laws – Ep 94

The USA is in the middle of an Opium epidemic. Currently, it’s estimated that over 200,000 people have died from the use of Opioids. In today’s episode Matt and Tony dive into the history of Opium and discuss how it was once an accepted medicine for various run of the mill illnesses. Opium is extremely addicting and is currently is being transformed into Heroin and being cut with Fentanyl. Hundreds of thousands of people are at risk of dying.

36 MINSEP 6
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From the Sacklers to the Original Opium Wars - Drug Laws – Ep 94

Examining Tulsi Gabbard Campaign - Assad Stooge or Strong Contender – Ep 93

Tulsi Gabbard, is an American politician and military veteran serving as the U.S Representative for Hawaii’s 2nd congressional district. Her 2020 presidential run hasn’t been mentioned much in the press, so in today’s episode the guys dig into her history and political stances. She has a history of not supporting gay, rights, being involved with the Hare Krishna's, going behind the democrats back and has a questionable history with her father.

42 MINAUG 14
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Examining Tulsi Gabbard Campaign - Assad Stooge or Strong Contender – Ep 93

Examining Marianne Williamson's Candidacy and the Dark Psychic Forces - Ep 92

Author, Activist and 2020 Democratic candidate Marianne Williamson is the topic of discussion today. She’s the founder of Project Angel Food and the co-founder of the Peace Alliance. While she’s certainly done a lot of good in the world, she’s a bit of an oddball. That’s what Matt and Tony are going to be diving into today. Specifically the metaphysical bookstore she ran in the early 80’s, her “Orwellian” stance on vaccines and how “nothing occurs outside our minds”.

33 MINAUG 7
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Examining Marianne Williamson's Candidacy and the Dark Psychic Forces - Ep 92

Jeffrey Epstein's Pedo Island - The Sex Trafficking Case that May Bring Down Everyone - Ep 91

Hedge Fund Manager, Jeffrey Epstein has been arrested for allegedly sex trafficking minors. This is on the heels of him pleading guilty to soliciting prostitution involving a minor in 2008. Epstein owns a private island called “Little St. James”. Allegedly this is where he would take underage girls, hold them hostage, and him and his friends would have their way with them. Many of Hollywood’s Elite and powerful Government officials were said to have partied with Epstein and visited his island.

35 MINJUL 25
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Jeffrey Epstein's Pedo Island - The Sex Trafficking Case that May Bring Down Everyone - Ep 91

The Curious Michele Carter Case - Can Texting Your Boyfriend Be Manslaughter? - Ep 90

I Love You, Now Die: The Commonwealth vs. Michelle Carter is a documentary about the death of Conrad Roy. Conrad and Michelle had fallen in love and shared thousands of text messages over the span of two years, but only met in real life about five times. On July 13th, 2014 Conrad was found dead in his car. When investigators discovered the text messages between these two lovers, it was uncovered that Carter had encouraged Roy to kill himself. Carter has since been arrested for involuntary manslaughter.

37 MINJUL 18
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The Curious Michele Carter Case - Can Texting Your Boyfriend Be Manslaughter? - Ep 90

The Curious Case of Eddie Gallagher's Court Martial - Did Trump Interfere in A Murder Case – Ep 89

Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher was found not guilty of murder in his recent war crimes case. The case was centered on him killing an ISIS militant who lay helpless, already wounded and being treated by a medic. The case was spoiled when the medic who was already granted immunity from the Military claimed he killed the ISIS militant. Trump has been in the news this week, taking credit for the not guilty verdict. In today’s episode Matt and Tony dissect this case and dive into the history of the Court Martial.

29 MINJUL 11
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The Curious Case of Eddie Gallagher's Court Martial - Did Trump Interfere in A Murder Case – Ep 89

Latest Episodes

Trump May Have to Show His Tax Returns After All

In this episode Matt and Tony get into the latest Trump legal fiasco. An NY Judge ruled that he cannot use the DOJ guideline to hide his tax returns. In a quite blistering ruling, the Judge basically called it an outrage to justice. It will be in front of the 2nd circuit soon. It made the guys decide to a deep dive into the IRS website to find out what other frivolous arguments people are using to get out of paying their taxes.

29 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Trump May Have to Show His Tax Returns After All

It Begins - The Impeachment Inquiry of Donald Trump – Ep 97

On today’s show the guys are talking about the recent move by Nancy Pelosi to move forward with the impeachment of Donald Trump, because of his involvement with the Ukraine. The House of Representatives are in charge of setting up the impeachment, but the Senate holds the trial. Today, Matt and Tony break down why the Senate might pump the breaks if this impeachment goes to trial. They also discuss the history of Andrew Johnson’s impeachment and Hunter Biden’s shady behavior.

28 MIN3 w ago
Comments
It Begins - The Impeachment Inquiry of Donald Trump – Ep 97

Employer Liability- French Man's Affair Considered Within The Scope of Employment – Ep

When is an employer held liable for an employee’s actions? It depends on the scope of work, or employment. The legalscope of employmentis the range of activities that anemployeeis reasonably expected to do as part of his or herjob. Within this range of activities, theemployermay be held liable for theemployee'sactions when a third party is injured by theemployee'sconduct. Today Matt and Tony examine a recent French case involving scope of employment as well as several other funny US

29 MINSEP 19
Comments
Employer Liability- French Man's Affair Considered Within The Scope of Employment – Ep

Climate Laws - Do We Have Fundamental Right to Breathe Clean Air – Ep 95

Climate change is an on-going debate in this country. Recently a group of teens filed a lawsuit against the US government - Juliana vs. The US. These teens are saying that they have a right to a stable climate and that the trump administration is destroying the environment. This lawsuit caused the guys to dig into the history of climate laws in the US. In this episode they discuss the environmental regulations Trump has removed, the air quality in LA and NYC in the 1970’s, nuclear energy and more.

32 MINSEP 13
Comments
Climate Laws - Do We Have Fundamental Right to Breathe Clean Air – Ep 95

From the Sacklers to the Original Opium Wars - Drug Laws – Ep 94

The USA is in the middle of an Opium epidemic. Currently, it’s estimated that over 200,000 people have died from the use of Opioids. In today’s episode Matt and Tony dive into the history of Opium and discuss how it was once an accepted medicine for various run of the mill illnesses. Opium is extremely addicting and is currently is being transformed into Heroin and being cut with Fentanyl. Hundreds of thousands of people are at risk of dying.

36 MINSEP 6
Comments
From the Sacklers to the Original Opium Wars - Drug Laws – Ep 94

Examining Tulsi Gabbard Campaign - Assad Stooge or Strong Contender – Ep 93

Tulsi Gabbard, is an American politician and military veteran serving as the U.S Representative for Hawaii’s 2nd congressional district. Her 2020 presidential run hasn’t been mentioned much in the press, so in today’s episode the guys dig into her history and political stances. She has a history of not supporting gay, rights, being involved with the Hare Krishna's, going behind the democrats back and has a questionable history with her father.

42 MINAUG 14
Comments
Examining Tulsi Gabbard Campaign - Assad Stooge or Strong Contender – Ep 93

Examining Marianne Williamson's Candidacy and the Dark Psychic Forces - Ep 92

Author, Activist and 2020 Democratic candidate Marianne Williamson is the topic of discussion today. She’s the founder of Project Angel Food and the co-founder of the Peace Alliance. While she’s certainly done a lot of good in the world, she’s a bit of an oddball. That’s what Matt and Tony are going to be diving into today. Specifically the metaphysical bookstore she ran in the early 80’s, her “Orwellian” stance on vaccines and how “nothing occurs outside our minds”.

33 MINAUG 7
Comments
Examining Marianne Williamson's Candidacy and the Dark Psychic Forces - Ep 92

Jeffrey Epstein's Pedo Island - The Sex Trafficking Case that May Bring Down Everyone - Ep 91

Hedge Fund Manager, Jeffrey Epstein has been arrested for allegedly sex trafficking minors. This is on the heels of him pleading guilty to soliciting prostitution involving a minor in 2008. Epstein owns a private island called “Little St. James”. Allegedly this is where he would take underage girls, hold them hostage, and him and his friends would have their way with them. Many of Hollywood’s Elite and powerful Government officials were said to have partied with Epstein and visited his island.

35 MINJUL 25
Comments
Jeffrey Epstein's Pedo Island - The Sex Trafficking Case that May Bring Down Everyone - Ep 91

The Curious Michele Carter Case - Can Texting Your Boyfriend Be Manslaughter? - Ep 90

I Love You, Now Die: The Commonwealth vs. Michelle Carter is a documentary about the death of Conrad Roy. Conrad and Michelle had fallen in love and shared thousands of text messages over the span of two years, but only met in real life about five times. On July 13th, 2014 Conrad was found dead in his car. When investigators discovered the text messages between these two lovers, it was uncovered that Carter had encouraged Roy to kill himself. Carter has since been arrested for involuntary manslaughter.

37 MINJUL 18
Comments
The Curious Michele Carter Case - Can Texting Your Boyfriend Be Manslaughter? - Ep 90

The Curious Case of Eddie Gallagher's Court Martial - Did Trump Interfere in A Murder Case – Ep 89

Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher was found not guilty of murder in his recent war crimes case. The case was centered on him killing an ISIS militant who lay helpless, already wounded and being treated by a medic. The case was spoiled when the medic who was already granted immunity from the Military claimed he killed the ISIS militant. Trump has been in the news this week, taking credit for the not guilty verdict. In today’s episode Matt and Tony dissect this case and dive into the history of the Court Martial.

29 MINJUL 11
Comments
The Curious Case of Eddie Gallagher's Court Martial - Did Trump Interfere in A Murder Case – Ep 89