Comedian of Law

Learn & Laugh with the Comedian of Law.

Joel Oster reviews legal happenings, Supreme Court cases and other legal news, all with a healthy dose of humor.

In today's episode, Joel and Chris talk all things recent sports law. First, they talk about Brittney Griner's sentence in Russia and a potential trade to bring her back to the U.S. Next, they talk about the latest in Deshaun Watson's situation, including the NFL's approach and Watson's suspension. Speaking of the NFL, they also talk about Brian Flores allegations against the Dolphins about tanking and tampering. Lastly, they talk about LIV Golf and the antitrust lawsuit against PGA. 

Today, Joel is joined by Dr. Tracy Pearson who is teaming up Comedian of Law as a Legal Analyst. Dr. Tracy will periodically join Joel to debrief the latest legal happenings with her sharp analysis. In today's episode, Joel and Dr. Tracy talk about the most impactful legal cases of the past year. Dr. Tracy explains Britney Spears' conservatorship from the framework of her own experience in guardianship law. Next, they talk Depp v. Heard and the abuse that took place. They review Kennedy v. Bremerton, the power differential, and religious rights. Lastly, they talk Dobbs v. Jackson which overturned Roe v. Wade. Dr. Tracy and Joel discuss their frustrations and the extreme viewpoints that have dominated the conversation around abortion.  


We are excited to have Dr. Tracy Pearson join the Comedian of Law podcast. 

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Should America trade LeBron James for Brittney Griner? After the Laker's performance last year, she would definitely be an upgrade. Plus the litigants in the Johnny Depp v. Amber Heard trial all confused a 77 year old juror for a 52 year old juror. Dick Clark would be proud. Joel and Chris debate these issues, plus rag on Kevin Durant in today's episode.

In today's podcast, Joel and Chris discussing the overturning of Roe v. Wade in Dobbs v. Jackson. They discuss the right to bodily autonomy and the implications of the argument for when life begins. Next, they discuss Justice Thomas' comments and original intent. 

In another Supreme Court case Kennedy v. Bremerton, they discuss the decision about the praying football coach. They refer to Tim Tebow and break down the "heckler's veto."  

In Courtroom Quarterback (beginning at minute 40:45), Joel and Chris talk about DeShaun Watson and the NFL's inconsistent punishments. They also talk the greatest NFL coaches.

In today's podcast, Joel and Chris review the big week at the Supreme Court. Additionally, Joel interviews Danny Karon, Your Lovable Lawyer, about lawyer wellness. 

First, Joel and Chris review the Second Amendment and the 6-3 ruling that protected the right to bear arms in New York State Rifle & Pistol Association v. Bruen. Next in Carson v. Makin, the Court rules that public funding can be used at religious schools. Joel and Chris review the implications. 

Next, Joel talks with Danny Karon about his legal career journey and how lawyers can be problem-solvers that genuinely serve people. Danny explains the concept of legal wellness and his mission to make justice and legal insight more accessible. He reviews how his work with Your Lovable Lawyer can educate people on both personal legal needs and some of the prominent legal issues of the last couple years like vaccine law and Depp v. Heard

Lastly, in Courtroom Quarterback (beginning at 1:23:00), Joel and Chris talk recent sports news including Roger Goodell's recent drama with Barstool founder. 

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In today's podcast episode, Joel and Chris discuss the new PGA competitor, the LIV Golf tour. They discuss competition and capitalism amidst sports. Next, they talk about the pickleball felony in which a 71 year old man draws the lines for a pickleball court on a public sports facility and faces a felony for defacing property. Lastly, they review Supreme Court news including a Biden procedural issue case they passed on and the Chevron Deference.

In Courtroom Quarterback (beginning 41:40), Joel and Chris talk about the NBA finals. 

In today's episode, Joel and Chris review recent legal news including the attempt on Justice Kavanaugh's life. Next, they discuss Supreme Court decision in Egbert v. Boule regarding suing a federal agent. Along similar lines, they discuss the FBI's lack of action on Larry Nassar's sexual assaults despite awareness of allegations. Next, Joel and Chris talk about the lawsuit surrounding the ownership of the rights of Top Gun. They also review the legal scenario surrounding Jon Gruden, the NFL, and Roger Goodell. Lastly, they review the verdict of the Johnny Depp-Amber Heard lawsuits.

In Courtroom Quarterback (beginning at 38:30), Joel and Chris talk NBA playoffs. 

In today's episode, Joel and Chris discuss the latest from the Supreme Court. First, they start with the Supreme Court leaked opinion regarding Roe v. Wade in Dobbs v. Jackson. They discuss the origin of the leak and what the potential motivation would be for leaking the opinion. Joel and Chris also discuss what this could mean about the cohesiveness and camaraderie of the Court. Next, they talk about the SCOTUS case around gun control in New York and whether the recent shooting could change the Court's decision. They talk about Carson v. Makin regarding religious rights. 

In Courtroom Quarterback (beginning at minute 39:25), Joel and Chris talk NBA playoffs, referees, and MVPs. 

Today, Joel is joined by Dr. Tracy Pearson. Dr. Pearson is a legal consultant and analyst with 2 doctorates. Joel and Dr. Pearson review the Ohio v. William Husel case which deals with whether the Ohio doctor was responsible for murdering 14 of his patients for overprescribing fentanyl. Dr. Pearson breaks down the case and the flaws that resulted in a not guilty verdict. Next, they review Johnny Depp v. Amber Heard and the fascinating scenarios surrounding it, both legal and circumstantial. Joel and Dr. Pearson also discuss gender, Title IX, and sports rights. They review the legal standards that protect against discrimination on the basis of sex and how that impacts transgender participation in sports. Lastly, Dr. Pearson shares her research on implicit bias. 


You can find Dr. Tracy Pearson at the following:

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In today's podcast episode, Joel and Chris review recent legal news including the lift of the mask mandate. They discuss the legality of the mask mandate and the process in which it was struck down. They discuss "sanitation" and whether mask mandates fall under the CDC's authority as well as the procedural comment period that was skipped. Next, they review a Supreme Court case about religion in school. Lastly, Joel and Chris talk about the defamation case between Johnny Depp and Amber Heard. 

In Courtroom Quarterback (beginning at minute 36:00), Joel and Chris talk about Kyrie Irving and why the middle finger is (or isn't) offensive.

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