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The Law Junkie Show is a podcast examining current events, true crime, and society & culture through a legal lens. Hosted by Amy and Ethan Bearman. Learn more at LawJunkieShow.com
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Elizabeth Holmes GUILTY On 4 of 11 Counts, What's Next? LJS #25
Elizabeth Holmes GUILTY On 4 of 11 Counts, What's Next? LJS #25
Jurors found former Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes guilty on 4 of the 11 counts against her while hanging on 3 of them. What does that mean, will she go to prison, and what will the defense say about the jurors speaking out? Hosted by Amy Bearman and Attorney Ethan Bearman (The Bearman Firm) Read our disclaimer and more at https://lawjunkieshow.com Sign up for our insider news - http://eepurl.com/hK1cZT Follow us and please share! Twitter - https://twitter.com/LawJunkieShow Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/lawjunkieshow Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/LawJunkieShow
17:12
January 09, 2022
Elizabeth Holmes Jury Deliberates - LJS #24
Elizabeth Holmes Jury Deliberates - LJS #24
After three and a half months, the jury has finally begun deliberating the fate of former Theranos CEO and founder Elizabeth Holmes. Will she be found guilty of the crimes for which she is accused? What happens if the jury can't all agree and what are the odds they will find Ms. Holmes guilty on one or more charges? Hosted by Amy Bearman and Attorney Ethan Bearman (The Bearman Firm) Read our disclaimer and more at https://lawjunkieshow.com Sign up for our insider news - http://eepurl.com/hK1cZT Follow us and please share! Twitter - https://twitter.com/LawJunkieShow Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/lawjunkieshow Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/LawJunkieShow
14:21
December 21, 2021
Elizabeth Holmes Admitted Wrongdoing, Will It Sink Her? LJS #23
Elizabeth Holmes Admitted Wrongdoing, Will It Sink Her? LJS #23
This week, Ethan and Amy talk about the how text messages between Sunny Balwani and Elizabeth Holmes, what that does to the “blame Balwani” defense, and an admission from Elizabeth Holmes on the stand, will it be enough to convict her? Hosted by Amy Bearman and Attorney Ethan Bearman (The Bearman Firm) Read our disclaimer and more at https://lawjunkieshow.com Sign up for our insider news - http://eepurl.com/hK1cZT Follow us and please share! Twitter - https://twitter.com/LawJunkieShow Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/lawjunkieshow Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/LawJunkieShow
16:29
December 07, 2021
Ghislaine Maxwell - Is Her Defense Going Too Far? LJS #22
Ghislaine Maxwell - Is Her Defense Going Too Far? LJS #22
Ghislaine Maxwell, Jeffrey Epstein’s close associate who is alleged to have procured underaged girls for illicit acts, is through the first week of her trial in New York. This week, Ethan and Amy talk about the how the defense has successfully stopped discussion of “grooming” and at the same time violated a witnesses privacy. And why is Maureen Comey, daughter of former FBI director James Comey, the lead prosecutor in this case? Hosted by Amy Bearman and Attorney Ethan Bearman (The Bearman Firm) Read our disclaimer and more at https://lawjunkieshow.com Sign up for our insider news - http://eepurl.com/hK1cZT Follow us and please share! Twitter - https://twitter.com/LawJunkieShow Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/lawjunkieshow Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/LawJunkieShow
23:31
December 06, 2021
Prosecution Rests and Defense Calls Elizabeth Holmes To The Stand - LJS #21
Prosecution Rests and Defense Calls Elizabeth Holmes To The Stand - LJS #21
This week, Ethan and Amy talk about the how the prosecution looks to be doing as they rest their case-in-chief against Elizabeth Holmes in this criminal trial reflecting on Theranos. What is the responsibility of the prosecution in convincing the jury of Elizabeth Holmes’ guilt? Why would the defense risk putting Elizabeth Holmes on the stand? Or was that one of their smartest moves, so far? Hosted by Amy Bearman and Attorney Ethan Bearman (The Bearman Firm) Read our disclaimer and more at https://lawjunkieshow.com Sign up for our insider news - http://eepurl.com/hK1cZT Follow us and please share! Twitter - https://twitter.com/LawJunkieShow Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/lawjunkieshow Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/LawJunkieShow This is a link to the United States Courts for the Ninth Circuit Model Jury Instructions for Wire Fraud (18 U.S.C. § 1343) - https://www.ce9.uscourts.gov/jury-instructions/node/583
23:26
November 22, 2021
What Happened in the Kyle Rittenhouse Trial Before Verdict? LJS #20
What Happened in the Kyle Rittenhouse Trial Before Verdict? LJS #20
llinois resident Kyle Rittenhouse was on trial in Kenosha, Wisconsin for the shooting deaths of two people and the near death of a third, plus other charges. As of this posting, the jury is deliberating. This episode asks: Why was this trial so short compared to the ongoing Elizabeth Holmes trial? What are the gun laws that allowed the defendant to walk around with an AR-15? What is the jury allowed to request and can they ask questions of witnesses? How does self-defense work? Did the defense team miss something? How do they determine intent? Can a defendant testify in spite of their attorney’s recommendation? And more questions from trial audio clips! Hosted by Amy Bearman and Attorney Ethan Bearman (The Bearman Firm) Read our disclaimer and more at https://lawjunkieshow.com Sign up for our insider news - http://eepurl.com/hK1cZT Follow us and please share! Twitter - https://twitter.com/LawJunkieShow Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/lawjunkieshow Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/LawJunkieShow
32:23
November 17, 2021
How Could Both Sides Be Losing The Elizabeth Holmes Trial? LJS #19
How Could Both Sides Be Losing The Elizabeth Holmes Trial? LJS #19
The prosecution’s case in chief against former Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes continued this week with additional witnesses. Former lab director Dr. Lynette Sawyer was one, there could be a complication based on her experience, listen to find out what! Former Fortune magazine reporter Roger Parloff wrote a piece about Theranos that has become a focal point of many questions. The defense wanted his notes, but the First Amendment may have stopped them. However, it isn’t as clear cut as you might think. Prosecution witness, patient B.B., did not testify. Why? Finally, the defense was denied by Judge Davila, is it their strategy of taking a long time intentional and could it work? Hosted by Amy Bearman and Attorney Ethan Bearman (The Bearman Firm) Read our disclaimer and more at https://lawjunkieshow.com Sign up for our insider news - http://eepurl.com/hK1cZT Follow us and please share! Twitter - https://twitter.com/LawJunkieShow Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/lawjunkieshow Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/LawJunkieShow
19:22
November 07, 2021
Did Elizabeth Holmes' Judge Side With Big Investors? LJS#18
Did Elizabeth Holmes' Judge Side With Big Investors? LJS#18
While the Elizabeth Holmes Theranos criminal trial drags on, does one side benefit more than the other from how long this is taking? Also, Judge Davila made a legal ruling regarding a defense argument, did he side with Big Investors? Further, did Elizabeth Holmes make a fatal admission in the SEC case against Theranos? Finally, when does salesmanship and marketing cross into fraud? Hosted by Amy Bearman and Attorney Ethan Bearman (The Bearman Firm) Read our disclaimer and more at https://lawjunkieshow.com Sign up for our insider news - http://eepurl.com/hK1cZT Follow us and please share! Twitter - https://twitter.com/LawJunkieShow Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/lawjunkieshow Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/LawJunkieShow
15:33
November 06, 2021
Did Prosecutors Score One For Elizabeth Holmes' Defense? LJS #17
Did Prosecutors Score One For Elizabeth Holmes' Defense? LJS #17
This week in the Elizabeth Holmes (former CEO of Theranos) criminal trial, another juror was released from service because of inattentiveness. When does a juror cross the line into misconduct and how close are we to a mistrial? Plus witnesses for the prosecution continued to take the stand including former Theranos project manager Daniel Edlin and former Pfizer scientist Dr. Shane Weber. One of the questions appears to have been a miscalculation by the prosecutors. Listen to find out what they did. Hosted by Amy Bearman and Attorney Ethan Bearman (The Bearman Firm) Read our disclaimer and more at https://lawjunkieshow.com Sign up for our insider news - http://eepurl.com/hK1cZT Follow us and please share! Twitter - https://twitter.com/LawJunkieShow Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/lawjunkieshow Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/LawJunkieShow
25:51
October 24, 2021
Will Georgia Find A Fair Jury For Ahmaud Arbery? LJS #16
Will Georgia Find A Fair Jury For Ahmaud Arbery? LJS #16
The jury selection is underway in the Glynn County, Georgia state trial against the three white suspects, Gregory McMichael, 67, his 35-year-old son, Travis McMichael, and their neighbor William Bryan, 52, for the murder of Ahmaud Arbery. What are the charges, what about the Federal trial, and what will the prosecution and defense look for in a jury? Hosted by Amy Bearman and Attorney Ethan Bearman (The Bearman Firm) Read our disclaimer and more at https://lawjunkieshow.com Sign up for our insider news - http://eepurl.com/hK1cZT Follow us and please share! Twitter - https://twitter.com/LawJunkieShow Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/lawjunkieshow Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/LawJunkieShow
15:55
October 19, 2021
Too Young To Be Guilty? Latest in the Elizabeth Holmes Trial Saga - LJS #15
Too Young To Be Guilty? Latest in the Elizabeth Holmes Trial Saga - LJS #15
This week in the Elizabeth Holmes Theranos criminal trial, it appears the defense and jurors continue to make a point of her age. Does this indicate a defense? New evidence possibly shows Sunny Balwani as the good guy, how will affect the defense? Did Elizabeth Holmes cause her own problems by intentionally excluding attorneys from negotiations? Finally it looks like the prosecution is gaining some ground. Hosted by Amy Bearman and Attorney Ethan Bearman (The Bearman Firm) Read our disclaimer and more at https://lawjunkieshow.com Follow us and please share! Twitter - https://twitter.com/LawJunkieShow Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/lawjunkieshow Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/LawJunkieShow
22:21
October 17, 2021
Good News For Elizabeth Holmes, New 9th Circuit Ruling Might Help Her Case - LJS #14
Good News For Elizabeth Holmes, New 9th Circuit Ruling Might Help Her Case - LJS #14
We heard extensively from Dr. Adam Rosendorff, Steve Burd also took the stand, a former CEO of Safeway grocery stores. And what are we learning about the power dynamic between Elizabeth Holmes and her former business and romantic partner Sunny Balwani? Plus discussions on hearsay, the text message that might change the outcome of the trial and this bombshell of a 9th Circuit decision. The latest from the Elizabeth Holmes criminal trial, this week on the Law Junkie Show. Hosted by Amy Bearman and Attorney Ethan Bearman (The Bearman Firm) Read our disclaimer and more at https://lawjunkieshow.com Follow us: Twitter - https://twitter.com/LawJunkieShow Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/lawjunkieshow Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/LawJunkieShow
33:33
October 10, 2021
Elizabeth Holmes Trial: Is the Law More Important Than The Science? LJS #13
Elizabeth Holmes Trial: Is the Law More Important Than The Science? LJS #13
More than four weeks into the Elizabeth Holmes criminal trial in the US District Court, Northern District of California in San Jose, is the law more important than the science? With former Celgene scientist Victoria Sung and former Thernos lab director Adam Rosendorff testifying this question takes on new importance. Plus, Elizabeth Holmes' baby has been absent from court, why is that? And nobody has leaked audio or video, what would happen if they did? The latest from the Elizabeth Holmes criminal trial, this week on the Law Junkie Show. Hosted by Amy Bearman and Attorney Ethan Bearman (The Bearman Firm) Read our disclaimer and more at https://lawjunkieshow.com Follow us: Twitter - https://twitter.com/LawJunkieShow Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/lawjunkieshow Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/LawJunkieShow
24:42
October 03, 2021
Elizabeth Holmes Attacked By General Mattis, Will Balwani Testify? LJS #12
Elizabeth Holmes Attacked By General Mattis, Will Balwani Testify? LJS #12
As the Elizabeth trial continues, what happens if someone sneaks in a camera? Will we hear from Sunny Balwani? And does General Mattis' attack on Elizabeth Holmes and Theranos hold more weight than other witnesses? The latest from the Elizabeth Holmes criminal trial, this week on the Law Junkie Show. Hosted by Amy Bearman and Attorney Ethan Bearman (The Bearman Firm) Read our disclaimer and more at https://lawjunkieshow.com Follow us: Twitter - https://twitter.com/LawJunkieShow Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/lawjunkieshow Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/LawJunkieShow
19:56
September 26, 2021
The Mysterious Death of Gabby Petito, What Does Her Fiancé Know? LJS #11
The Mysterious Death of Gabby Petito, What Does Her Fiancé Know? LJS #11
Gabby Petito set out on a road trip with her fiancé on July 2, 2021. The 21 year-old nutritionist, blogger, and influencer with over 729k followers on Instagram, was found deceased in Wyoming, two weeks after she was last seen. Her fiancé, Brian Laundrie, returned home September 1st without Gabby, and hasn't uttered a word to anyone regarding what might have happened. #GabbyPetito Hosted by Amy Bearman and Attorney Ethan Bearman (The Bearman Firm) Read our disclaimer and more at https://lawjunkieshow.com Please Subscribe and Share! As mentioned in the show, this is the link to the full body cam footage - https://youtu.be/fCGsW41aQEw
14:35
September 20, 2021
UPDATE: Elizabeth Holmes Trial Latest, Cooking The Books? LJS #10
UPDATE: Elizabeth Holmes Trial Latest, Cooking The Books? LJS #10
During the first full week of the delayed criminal trial, the prosecution called former Theranos controller Denise Yam and laboratory whistleblower Erica Cheung. Plus, the defense has some bombshell witnesses coming up on their list. Also, a juror was released, hear why her story is so important. Hosted by Amy Bearman and Attorney Ethan Bearman (The Bearman Firm) Read our disclaimer and more at https://lawjunkieshow.com
21:56
September 18, 2021
Did the Defense Insult The Jury On Elizabeth Holmes First Day Of Trial - LJS #9
Did the Defense Insult The Jury On Elizabeth Holmes First Day Of Trial - LJS #9
The long awaited trial of former Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes finally kicked off. The prosecution and defense each made their opening statements. The defense came out strong with ONE glaring exception, listen for the breakdown. Hosted by Amy Bearman and Attorney Ethan Bearman (The Bearman Firm) Read our disclaimer and more at https://lawjunkieshow.com
16:11
September 09, 2021
Why Elizabeth Holmes of Theranos Is Already Winning On Day One of The Pre-Trial - LJS #8
Why Elizabeth Holmes of Theranos Is Already Winning On Day One of The Pre-Trial - LJS #8
The first day of the long awaited criminal trial for wire fraud and conspiracy to commit wire fraud for the former high flying CEO of the now-defunct Theranos was under way today. The jury selection process has begun with some interesting questions for the potential jurors. Why does Ethan think that Elizabeth Holmes is already winning? Hosted by Amy Bearman and Attorney Ethan Bearman (The Bearman Firm) Read our disclaimer and more at https://lawjunkieshow.com
14:47
September 01, 2021
Jury Bias Against the 1%? The Latest Varsity Blues Defense? LJS #7
Jury Bias Against the 1%? The Latest Varsity Blues Defense? LJS #7
Three defendants in the latest Varsity Blues college admissions bribery case are pressing with jury questions that appear to imply a jury bias against the wealthy. Also, center of the scandal Rick Singer might not testify against Marci Palatella, John Wilson, and Gamel Abdelaziz. These cases are a bit 🤪 Hosted by Amy Bearman and Attorney Ethan Bearman (The Bearman Firm) Read our disclaimer and more at https://lawjunkieshow.com
15:39
August 22, 2021
Episode 6: Is Bam Margera Being a Jackass?
Episode 6: Is Bam Margera Being a Jackass?
One of founders of the Jackass franchise, Bam Margera, was fired from Jackass Forever allegedly for failing to remain sober. He is the one who signed a Wellness Agreement requiring complex steps around his sobriety. Is such a contract legal and/or enforceable. Listen to find out the one key question that the whole case turns on. Hosted by Amy Bearman and Attorney Ethan Bearman (The Bearman Firm) Read our disclaimer and more at https://lawjunkieshow.com
13:60
August 14, 2021
Episode 5: Elizabeth Holmes Theranos Update - How Far Will She Go?
Episode 5: Elizabeth Holmes Theranos Update - How Far Will She Go?
We take a look at former Theranos CEO, Elizabeth Holmes' upcoming trial, what to expect, why it can be worse to be convicted of fraud than murder. The kicker: will there be a baby in the courtroom? Hosted by Amy Bearman and Attorney Ethan Bearman (The Bearman Firm) Read our disclaimer and more at https://lawjunkieshow.com
22:55
August 14, 2021
Episode 4: Elizabeth Holmes Theranos Criminal Trial, Wall Street Journal Wants Records
Episode 4: Elizabeth Holmes Theranos Criminal Trial, Wall Street Journal Wants Records
Theranos' CEO Elizabeth Holmes is under indictment in the Northern District of California, has numerous legals twists and turns including an apparent mental health defense. Now, Dow Jones and Company, the parent of the Wall Street Journal, is requesting that the Court unseal the docket and documents. Hosted by Amy Bearman and Attorney Ethan Bearman (The Bearman Firm) Read our disclaimer and more at https://lawjunkieshow.com
12:33
August 09, 2021
Episode 3: Scarlett Johansson Suit Says Disney Owes Megabucks
Episode 3: Scarlett Johansson Suit Says Disney Owes Megabucks
Hollywood A-lister Scarlett Johansson filed suit against Disney for intentionally interfering in her contract with Marvel for "Black Widow" arguing they owe her millions. This suit has major implications for contracts that don't consider simultaneous releases in theaters and on streaming services. Hosted by Amy Bearman and Attorney Ethan Bearman (The Bearman Firm) Read our disclaimer and more at https://lawjunkieshow.com
13:10
July 31, 2021
Episode 2: Avenatti - From Practicing Law to Defending Himself Against The Law
Episode 2: Avenatti - From Practicing Law to Defending Himself Against The Law
Attorney Michael Avenatti was convicted of extorting Nike, was convicted by the State Bar of California and had his law license suspended, and is now facing numerous other legal issues. He has also chosen to defend himself, is that wise? Hosted by Amy Bearman and Attorney Ethan Bearman (The Bearman Firm) Read our disclaimer and more at https://lawjunkieshow.com
13:20
July 29, 2021
Episode 1: How Could They Put Britney Spears In A Conservatorship?
Episode 1: How Could They Put Britney Spears In A Conservatorship?
The world is talking about Britney Spears escaping from her oppressive conservatorship. What's the latest happening and how could this happen? Hosted by Amy Bearman and Attorney Ethan Bearman (The Bearman Firm) Read our disclaimer and more at https://lawjunkieshow.com
18:32
July 28, 2021