Opening Arguments

Every episode, legal expert Andrew and comic relief Thomas will tackle a popular legal topic and give you all the tools you need to understand the issue and win every argument you have on Facebook, with your Uncle Frank, or wherever someone is wrong on the Internet. It's law. It's politics. It's fun. We don't tell you what to think, we just set up the Opening Arguments.

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Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 24 days 9 hours 13 minutes


OA469: The Batshirt Crazy 'Latinos for Trump' Lawsuit

Hooooo boy, have we got some legal craziness for you fine listeners! Disgraced lawyer who Instagramed his participation in an insurrection has filed a lawsuit that is essentially Latinos for Trump and a few other groups v. EVERYONE. Andrew had way too...



OA468: SCOTUS News! Trump's Taxes, Affirmative Action, and Title X

Normally we're bracing ourselves every time there's SCOTUS news, but this time there's actually some good! Cy Vance HAS TRUMP'S TAX RETURNS. Ok that's pretty much the end of the unambiguously good news. But listen in as Andrew gives us the expert...



OA467: Demolishing the Electoral College, with Lawrence Lessig

Harvard Law Professor and activist Lawrence Lessig joins us to talk about his ongoing efforts to get rid of the Electoral College. It's a war being fought on multiple fronts, but Professor Lessig's current effort is to force states to assign delegates...



OA466: Opening Arguments Blocked in Australia?!

Why is the OA Facebook page blocked in Australia? Well, it's not just us, it's every news page! We've got the deep dive into why Facebook is blocking us and why Google isn't, even though they were targeted by the same law. Before that, we take a look...



OA465: The Fight to Unionize at Amazon

Today's show is a fascinating deep-dive into one Amazon facility's efforts to unionize, and the implications it has on the entire company! After that, we have an update on the Senate power sharing agreement. Committee assignments galore! Links: , ,...



OA464: Impeachment 2 Secret of the Ooze

In case you missed it, our 45th president led a violent insurrection about a month ago and now it's up to Democrats to convince a bunch of Republicans... who were there... that it happened. Andrew is here to break it all down for us! Also, some...



OA463: Why Cases Against Robinhood Will Fail

Ace Associate Morgan Stringer is here to throw some cold water on the cases against Robinhood in the GameStop fiasco. Why are they doomed? Find out! Before that we cover a grab bag of good news items including the DOJ dropping the Yale lawsuit,...



OA462: Rittenhouse Team Commits Perjury; DC Statehood and Impeachment!

This is a jam-packed, extra-length show that covers as many of the pressing stories in the news that we could cover! We begin with the breaking news that Kyle Rittenhouse's lawyers perjured themselves by filing a fraudulent address in defiance of a...




Today's episode focuses on two major victories that many on our side have maybe been afraid of cheering on -- first, the agreement between Chuck Schumer and Mitch McConnell on a power-sharing arrangement that will enable legislation to come out of...



OA460: Did the Courts Really "Refuse to Hear Trump's Evidence" of Voter Fraud? (No.)

We're very proud of this show, in which you can sit down your Uncle Frank who's repeating the kind of nonsense Rand Paul spouted this weekend -- that "all the court cases just dismissed Trump's lawsuits on standing and never evaluated the evidence" --...


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