Law Junkie Show

Law Junkie Show

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.

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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 --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/lawjunkieshow/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/lawjunkieshow/support

Nov 22

23 min 26 sec

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 --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/lawjunkieshow/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/lawjunkieshow/support

Nov 17

33 min 41 sec

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 --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/lawjunkieshow/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/lawjunkieshow/support

Nov 7

19 min 44 sec

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 --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/lawjunkieshow/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/lawjunkieshow/support

Nov 6

15 min 51 sec

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 --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/lawjunkieshow/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/lawjunkieshow/support

Oct 24

26 min 24 sec

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 --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/lawjunkieshow/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/lawjunkieshow/support

Oct 19

16 min 24 sec

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 --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/lawjunkieshow/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/lawjunkieshow/support

Oct 17

23 min 31 sec

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 --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/lawjunkieshow/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/lawjunkieshow/support

Oct 10

35 min 24 sec

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 --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/lawjunkieshow/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/lawjunkieshow/support

Oct 3

25 min 36 sec

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 --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/lawjunkieshow/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/lawjunkieshow/support

Sep 26

20 min 54 sec

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 --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/lawjunkieshow/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/lawjunkieshow/support

Sep 20

15 min 14 sec

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 --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/lawjunkieshow/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/lawjunkieshow/support

Sep 18

22 min 1 sec

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 --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/lawjunkieshow/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/lawjunkieshow/support

Sep 9

17 min 24 sec

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 --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/lawjunkieshow/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/lawjunkieshow/support

Sep 1

15 min 59 sec

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 --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/lawjunkieshow/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/lawjunkieshow/support

Aug 22

16 min 40 sec

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 --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/lawjunkieshow/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/lawjunkieshow/support

Aug 14

15 min

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 --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/lawjunkieshow/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/lawjunkieshow/support

Aug 14

23 min 49 sec

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 --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/lawjunkieshow/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/lawjunkieshow/support

Aug 9

13 min 37 sec

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 --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/lawjunkieshow/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/lawjunkieshow/support

Jul 31

13 min 11 sec

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 --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/lawjunkieshow/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/lawjunkieshow/support

Jul 29

10 min 40 sec

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 --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/lawjunkieshow/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/lawjunkieshow/support

Jul 28

16 min 46 sec