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 podcast, Joel and Chris review recent legal news including a fraud allegation facing Brett Favre. They review the stories surrounding Favre and question the journalism. Next, they preview new Supreme Court case Merrill v. Milligan that covers gerrymandering and discrimination in congressional mapping. They also review the legal case Costanza v. Seinfeld in which Michael Costanza alleges that Seinfeld based the unflattering character of George Costanza after him. In Courtroom Quarterback (beginning at minute 38:00), Joel and Chris review latest NFL games & pick their winners for the week. 


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In today's podcast episode, Joel and Chris dig into NetChoice v. Paxton. They talk freedom  of speech and social media censorship. The question is posed whether platforms should be able to remove content and under what pretenses? Next, Joel is joined by legal analyst Dr. Tracy Pearson to break down the legal side and responsibilities of King Charles III in the shifts in the monarchy in Great Britain. In a new segment "Attorneys Gone Wild," Joel and Chris discuss the limits of candor in the courtroom after a recent outburst. 

In Courtroom Quarterback (beginning minute 42:30), Joel and Chris review the latest in the NFL and make picks for the coming week. They end discussing baseball and the current season. 

Today, Joel is joined by Scott Edwards, serial entrepreneur and comedy industry veteran. Scott gives us an inside look into the comedy industry and famous comedians like Jerry Seinfeld, Jay Leno, and Robin Williams. Scott breaks down the role of a comedian and even draws a link between the skill sets of a lawyer and a comedian. Listen as Scott shares some of his favorite comedy stories. 

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In today's podcast, Joel & Chris dive into religious freedom in the workplace. They review Civil Rights Act, Title VII and what "undue hardship" qualifies as. They talk the latest Supreme Court case, Groff v. DeJoy, that covers the topic by questioning whether a postal worker should be able to have Sundays off based on religion. Next, they talk about the rape victim who was ordered to pay $150,000 to family of her rapist that she killed. 

In Courtroom Quarterback (beginning at minute 29:00), Joel and Chris break down NFL week 2. They talk about the firing of Nebraska's coach and who may replace him. Lastly, they review NFL games and make their picks for the upcoming week. 

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In today's podcast, Joel and Chris talk about the Nirvana lawsuit surrounding the baby depicted on the album cover. They give the latest updates on the Trump raid, discussing the merit and role of the special master to oversee the proceedings surrounding the search. 

In Courtroom Quarterback (beginning minute 24:50), Chris and Joel talk the Britt Reid plea deal. They review the latest in the PGA versus LIV golf tour and anti-competitive behavior. They break down the new college football play-off structure and conference impact. Lastly, they talk NFL game picks.

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In today's podcast, Joel interviews employment lawyer, Lauren Abrams. Lauren shares her story from rock bottom to lawyer and sharer of hope. Her podcast, 52 Weeks of Hope, emerged from conversations about purpose and meaning. She shares her learnings and wisdom on how to get through tough times. She and Joel talk about finding what it is you're supposed to do in life, including mixing legal careers with passion projects. 

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In today's podcast, Joel and Chris debrief the week's legal news. They start by going over the latest in Trump's Mar-a-Lago search and the role of the warrant. Next, they talk about student loan forgiveness. They discuss whether the President actually holds the power to forgive these loans and whether or not it's fair. By reviewing the Heroes Act, Joel and Chris break down how Biden was able to implement the loan bailout without Congress. Next, they talk about the jury awarding money to Kobe Bryant's widow due to images shared from the tragic crash that killed Bryant and their daughter.

In Courtroom Quarterback (beginning minute 37:40), Joel and Chris talk sports, starting with Djokovic's absence in the U.S. Open due to being unvaccinated. Next, they talk NFL, Baker Mayfield, and quarterbacks. 

In today's podcast episode, Joel and Chris review recent legal news, starting with Deshaun Watson's suspension. They dig into the FBI "raid" of Mar-A-Lago and the Trump search. Joel and Chris talk about the legal process that goes into the search and the political fallout. They debate on how documents get declassified. Next, they talk about the LIV and PGA golf tour saga. They break down monopolies and antitrust law in relation to golf competition. Then, they explore the Alex Jone's lawsuits, defamation, and his lawyers' shortcomings. 

In Courtroom Quarterback (beginning at minute 52:00), they talk sports gambling and involving listeners in NFL season picks!


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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.  


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