On The Merits

Bloomberg Law's On The Merits brings you the biggest legal stories of the week, coupled with smart interviews and analysis on a variety of legal topics. You’ll hear voices and perspectives from across the legal industry, including reporters, editors, attorneys, legal scholars, and general counsel. And, from time to time, we'll pull out a court filing or legal opinion from the week that, for whatever reason, piqued our interest. Host: David Schultz.

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A New Documentary on Dewey & LeBoeuf's Implosion
21 min
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Has SEC Tips Program Stopped Next Madoff? No On...
22 min
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Musk's Twitter Drama May Not Be the Last Disput...
16 min
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SCOTUS Abortion Ruling Roils Corporations and B...
18 min
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Clement Defection Raises Questions on Client Lo...
14 min
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Seth Green’s Stolen ‘Bored Ape’ NFT Saga Ends W...
11 min
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John Quinn On Why Big Law Should 'Work From Any...
19 min
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Alex Ruoff reads his story on the right-to-try ...
7 min
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Can Prosecutors Indict Trump Over 2020 Election...
12 min
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Crypto's Crashing, But Big Law Still Loves Its ...
13 min
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Fauci Heads to Capitol Hill For More Covid Funding
11 min
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Supreme Court Leak May Start a New Era for Just...
14 min
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Pandora, Spotify Face Comics' Costly Copyright ...
14 min
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On Abortion, Red States Not Waiting for Supreme...
17 min
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Women Struggle to Bring Equal Pay Suits to Court
22 min
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ESG Investors Get Big Win With New SEC Climate ...
17 min
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Apple Litigation Is Very Lucrative for Some Firms
18 min
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Jackson Defends Her Defense Work in Senate Hear...
9 min
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War in Ukraine and Life-or-Death Choices for Bi...
16 min
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Bloomberg Law's Story on Women and the Partner ...
7 min
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Trump's Multidimensional Legal Peril Drags Into...
20 min
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Bloomberg Law's Profile of Kirkland & Ellis [Na...
17 min
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EV Charger Locations Might Make 'Filling Up' Tr...
11 min
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NFL's Flores Suit Illuminates Limits of Rooney ...
19 min
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NYC's Broken Property Tax System Causing Real Pain
17 min
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Breyer's Clerks Recall 'Happy Warrior'
9 min
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Diversity & Disability: A Live Legal Discussion
20 min
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Cravath, Kirkland, Other Titans Have Another Hu...
12 min
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Covid Disability Claims Get Some Clarity, But N...
16 min
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Competing Climate Rules Worry Federal Contractors
14 min
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Amazon Is Front of Mind for New Teamsters Presi...
25 min
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Legal Business Gatekeepers Cling to Their Bar Exam
17 min
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Abortion Debate Reaches Crescendo at Supreme Court
17 min
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GE Breakup Presents Tons of Logistical, Legal I...
17 min
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Reexamining the Bar Exam
17 min
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Beveridge's Ben Wilson Speaks From Giants' Shou...
12 min
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Can Convicted 'Varsity Blues' Parents Win on Ap...
18 min
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Big Law's Addiction to 'Prestige' Numbed by Pan...
17 min
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Bonus: Future of Wages for Disabled Workers
13 min
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Can Employers Ask Candidates About Vaccination ...
12 min
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Supreme Court's Texas Abortion Ruling Spurs Law...
16 min
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Alan Albright, the Go-To Judge for Patent Cases...
16 min
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How Mandates, Covid-19 Testing, and Surcharges ...
16 min
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Avoiding a Britney Spears' Conservatorship Situ...
10 min
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California's Lawsuit Against Activision Blizzard
17 min
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Lydia Wheeler reads her story about long-covid ...
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10 min
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Bar Exam Has Got to Go, Law School Dean Says
19 min
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The Morgan Stanley Memo: What A Law Firm Client...
15 min
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Voter Fraud Prosecution Data Undermines Claims
16 min
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Rudy Giuliani's Law License Suspension, Explained
13 min
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Amy Chua's Side of the Story: The Yale Law Prof...
16 min
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Big Law Sees Risks, Rewards in Police Monitor R...
16 min
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Judge's Anger Can Only Be Expressed Via Emojis
6 min
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Associates Raking in the Big Bucks But at What ...
14 min
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Trump’s Top Lawyers Are Slow to Land in Private...
13 min
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Bobby Magill Reads His Story on Mining and Trum...
8 min
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Some Employers Mandate Covid-19 Vaccine and Get...
12 min
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Eric Holder on Diversifying the Judiciary
21 min
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Taylor Swift, 'Lion King' Cited in Judge's Opin...
8 min
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Behind the Music: Lawyers, Hip Hop Artists & IP...
10 min
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Holly Barker Reads Her Story on Aging Lawyers a...
18 min
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Aging Lawyers and Dementia: A Looming Problem
15 min
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Readers Reply to Column Critical of 'Old White ...
7 min
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'Long Covid' Exposes Mental Health Care Frustra...
14 min
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Children of H-1B Visa Holders Hope for Legislation
12 min
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Do Employees Have a Right to Work From Home?
19 min
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Judge Wallach Pulls No Punches in Exit Interview
21 min
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Gig Economy's Future Looks Less Rosy in California
22 min
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Warren Buffett's Company Runs Without In-House ...
19 min
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Kirkland & Ellis Dominated Bankruptcy in 2020; ...
19 min
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Bar Exams Facing Existential Crises After Pandemic
20 min
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Tipped Workers Face Long Odds in Minimum Wage F...
18 min
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Covid Vaccine & Personal Data: Does HIPAA Still...
20 min
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Introducing: On The Merits from Bloomberg Law
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Sally Yates: Live from Bloomberg Law's In-House...
A live interview with Sally Yates, former deputy …
29 min
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Richard Nixon's Big Law Years in NYC
Josh Block is joined by legal journalist, Victor …
35 min
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Making ‘RBG,’ the Documentary About Justice Rut...
After Ruth Bader Ginsburg graduated from Columbia…
35 min
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Jad Abumrad on Making Supreme Court Cases Dance
Jad Abumrad is the executive producer and creator…
27 min
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Live from Big Law Business Summit-West
Law firm leaders from Wilson Sonsini and Orrick w…
28 min
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Why Women Leave Big Law to Start Their Own Firm...
22 min
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Why Women Leave Big Law to Start Their Own Firm...
Why are so many women lawyers choosing to leave Big Law?
29 min
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Big Law Banker ‘Pleasantly Surprised’ By Law Fi...
There’s some good news if you’re an equity partne…
20 min
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Judge Scheindlin on ‘Gender Disparity’ and Imba...
Women represent private parties in civil litigati…
33 min
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How Marc Kasowitz’s Law Firm Does Business
Kasowitz Benson Torres has been representing Dona…
26 min
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Not All Law Firms ‘Are Going to Make it’ Says M...
Leaders from Venable, Latham & Watkins, Morgan St…
43 min
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Judge Rakoff: “Fierce” Competition Has Changed ...
U.S. District Judge Jed Rakoff thinks increased c…
49 min
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Hogan Lovells’ CEO & Akin Gump’s Chair Intervie...
For the latest episode of the Big Law Business po…
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Inside Jones Day: Cleveland, 1893 to Donald Trump
Jones Day's connection to Donald Trump has landed…
32 min
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Journalist Who Broke Akin Gump Partner Arrest S...
It’s not often that lawyers from Big Law firms ar…
15 min
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Norton Rose Fulbright and Chadbourne & Parke: M...
Is another megafirm about to get even bigger? Ye…
12 min
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Death Row & Billable Hours: Balancing Pro Bono ...
Alfred Dewayne Brown was sent to death row in 200…
32 min
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Arnold & Porter and Kaye Scholer to Merge After...
Arnold & Porter and Kaye Scholer, after months of…
18 min
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Supreme Court Advocates Verrilli & Clement Join...
Former United States Solicitors General Paul Clem…
32 min
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Gibson Dunn: The Firm You Call When You're In T...
It’s cliche to say, in today’s legal market, that…
41 min
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Brexit's Toll on the Business of Law
Jeremy Hodges, of Bloomberg News, joins Casey Sul…
33 min
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The Great Associate Salary Raises of 2016
2007. George W. Bush was President, Steve Jobs an…
37 min
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Aric Press on Legal Journalism, Law Firm Rankin...
The former editor-in-chief of The American Lawyer…
70 min
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Peter Lattman: The Exit Interview
Peter Lattman, formerly of The New York Times, jo…
43 min
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K&L Gates and ‘The Shark Tank of Law Firms’
The American Lawyer’s Julie Triedman joins Josh B…
26 min
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Was Scalia Too Good for Big Law?
Josh Block and Casey Sullivan discuss deferred pr…
22 min