#SistersInLaw

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Linda Pepper
 Mar 14, 2021
I look forward to the discussions and learn from them.

Sarah
 Mar 6, 2021
Intelligent, informed discussion at the intersection of current events and the law. That said, it works because these sisters are so sharp and fascinating.


 Feb 8, 2021

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Politicon brings the brilliant team of political and legal masterminds together for Politicon's #SistersInLaw. Joyce Vance, Jill Wine-Banks, Barb McQuade, and Kimberly Atkins will pull back the curtain on how our government actually works, take on the corrupt, share their wisdom and give us their rulings on the latest in politics, law, and culture.

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12: Cops, Courts, & Collusion
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The #SistersInLaw are back to break down the recent police shooting cases.  First, they look at the role of jury instructions and how it could affect the Chauvin trial before examining the applicable charges in the Potter case.  Is our law up to the challenge of reaching justice?  The #Sisters hope so.  Then, they lay out the recent news on Russian interference and what can be done about it!

Get More From The #SistersInLaw:

Kimberly Atkins:
Twitter | Boston Globe | WBUR


Email the sisters at SISTERSINLAW@POLITICON.COM
Or tweet using #SistersInLaw


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Apr 17, 2021
11: Witnesses, Passports, and The Chauvin Jury
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Join the #SistersInLaw as they examine the role of cooperating and corroborating witnesses in the Matt Gaetz investigation.  Is he a witness, or a target?  Then, they weigh the issues surrounding vaccine passports and how they might be implemented before giving you the latest on the Derek Chauvin trial and looking into the role the jury will play in the case.  

Get More From The #SistersInLaw:

Kimberly Atkins:
Twitter | Boston Globe | WBUR


Email your questions to the Sisters at sistersinlaw@politicon.com
Or tweet using #SistersInLaw


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Apr 10, 2021
10: Chauvin, Gaetz and Judicial Nominees
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With legal issues dominating the national conversation, the #SistersInLaw convened this week to examine the role of causation in the Derek Chauvin trial and what standards apply in different scenarios.  Then, they take on the myriad troubles facing Rep. Gaetz and whether he should resign, before highlighting the importance President Biden has placed on diversity in his judicial nominations-- truly benefiting the country. 

Get More From The #SistersInLaw:

Kimberly Atkins:
Twitter | Boston Globe | WBUR

Some Articles From The #Sisters
From Barb:


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Apr 03, 2021
9: Gun Control, Pay Equity & The Chauvin Case
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The #SistersInLaw take a minute to celebrate Jill’s new movie, but then quickly dive into some of the most pressing issues facing our nation.  First, they weigh the case for gun control and what will get us there before taking on pay equity for women, and looking at the charges faced by Derek Chauvin.  


Get More From The #SistersInLaw:

Kimberly Atkins:
Twitter | Boston Globe | WBUR


Email the sisters at sistersinlaw@politicon.com 
or tweet using #SistersInLaw



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Mar 27, 2021
8: Hate Crimes & Intersectionality
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After the tragic shooting in Atlanta, the #SistersInLaw  take on the epidemic of racism and misogyny in the country.  First, they examine the potential for hate crimes charges in the recent shooting and they can apply, before looking at the intersectionality angle, and the legacy of racism in some of our most important systems.  Then the #sisters take your questions!

Get More From The #SistersInLaw:

Kimberly Atkins:
Twitter | Boston Globe | WBUR


Recent Articles By The #SistersInLaw:

Kimberly Atkins Boston Globe Article:


Email your questions to sistersinlaw@politicon.com
Or tweet them using #SistersInLaw 





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Mar 20, 2021
7: Jury Selection, Trans Rights and AG Merrick Garland
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With the Derek Chauvin trial ramping up, the #Sisters give you the inside scoop on the process of jury selection and what they’ve encountered in their own lives.  Then, they lay out the laws supporting transgender rights and importance of the Equality Act.  Towards the end, you can celebrate Merrick Garland’s success with them...before pondering why some stellar female candidates for other positions didn’t make it.  What gives?

Get More From The #SistersInLaw:

Kimberly Atkins:
Twitter | Boston Globe | WBUR

Recent Articles By The #SistersInLaw:

Kimberly Atkins:

Joyce Vance:


Email your questions to SISTERSINLAW@POLITICON.COM 
or TWEET them using #SistersInLaw and we’ll answer as many as we can! 

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Mar 13, 2021
6: Grand Jury, Cuomo and the Filibuster
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Hang out with the #SistersInLaw this week while they give a short masterclass on grand juries, their role in the legal system and what we can expect from them in coming cases.  Then they lay out the accusations against Governor Cuomo before pondering the role of the filibuster and if it hurts more than it helps.  

Get More From The #SistersInLaw:

Kimberly Atkins:
Twitter | Boston Globe | WBUR

Recent Publications By The #SistersInLaw:

Joyce’s MSNBC Article :

Kim’s Boston Globe Article:

Jill Wine-Banks’ “The Watergate Girl” Now Available In Paperback:

Don’t forget to email your questions to SISTERSINLAW@POLITICON.COM 
or TWEET them using #SistersInLaw and we’ll answer as many as we can! 


Mar 06, 2021
5: #SistersAgainstSexism
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Join the #SistersInLaw this week as they stand up for Neera Tanden and share their own experiences with sexism-- and how to beat it!  Then they take on the threats to voting rights facing minorities in our country and fill us in on the current efforts at suppression.  Can it be stopped?  If anything, the George Floyd Justice and Policing Act is a start towards tackling systemic racism, but there’s a lot more (legal) work to do!

Get More From The #SistersInLaw:

Kimberly Atkins:
Twitter | Boston Globe | WBUR

Recent Articles By The #SistersInLaw:

Kim’s Boston Globe Article 

Email your questions to SISTERSINLAW@POLITICON.COM 
or TWEET them using #SistersInLaw and we’ll answer as many as we can. 


Feb 27, 2021
4: #SayThisNotThat
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Sit down with the #SistersInLaw as they fill us in on the prospects for a reverse Watergate maneuver to take Trump on in the courts.  Will it work?  Then, they turn to the importance of words in our national legislation and dialogue-- especially the critical distinction between non-citizen and alien-- before checking in on the status of Merrick Garland's confirmation and taking your questions!

Get More From The #SistersInLaw:

Kimberly Atkins:
Twitter | Boston Globe | WBUR

Recent Articles By The #SistersInLaw:

Kim’s Boston Globe Article 

Jill’s USA Today Article

Email your questions to SISTERSINLAW@POLITICON.COM 
or TWEET them using #SistersInLaw and we’ll answer as many as we can. 


Feb 20, 2021
3: FIGHT FIGHT FIGHT
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#SistersInLaw are back for another captivating impeachment week episode to break down the strategy of its managers and to give us their ruling on whether Trump actually has a 1st Amendment defense.  Hint: He doesn’t.  But no matter which way the Senate rules, he now faces another case against him in Georgia, and the sisters make sure you know what’s coming next! 

Get More From The Sisters:

Kimberly Atkins:
Twitter | Boston Globe | WBUR


Email your questions to SISTERSINLAW@POLITICON.COM 
or TWEET them using #SistersInLaw and we’ll answer as many as we can. 


Feb 13, 2021
2: Trump on Trial, Confirmations & Smartmatic
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The #SistersInLaw muse over whether former President Trump should take the stand in his upcoming impeachment trial, game-out how President Biden can quickly get Merrick Garland (and the rest of his cabinet appointments) through the Senate, and tell us what we need to know about the Smartmatic suit.

Get More From The Sisters:

Kimberly Atkins:
Twitter | Boston Globe | WBUR


Email your questions to SISTERSINLAW@POLITICON.COM 
or TWEET them using #SistersInLaw and we’ll answer as many as we can. 


Feb 06, 2021
1: Impeachment, Insurrection & Judges
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#SistersInLaw Barb McQuade, Joyce Vance, Kimberly Atkins, and Jill Wine-Banks team up to take on the corrupt, show us the truth of the system, and give us their rulings on the news of the day.  In this exciting first episode, the sisters tackle the impeachment of former President Trump, the insurrection in the Capitol, and what we can expect from Biden’s judicial appointments.  

Get More From The Sisters:

Joyce Vance

Jill Wine-Banks

Kimberly Atkins

Barb McQuade

Email your questions to the #SISTERSINLAW at SISTERSINLAW@POLITICON.COM
or tweet them to @POLITICON.  Make sure to include your city, we love to hear where you’re from!


Jan 30, 2021
#SistersInLaw Promo
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Politicon brings a brilliant team of political and legal masterminds together for an exciting new podcast, #SistersInLaw.

Joyce Vance, Jill Wine-Banks, Barb McQuade, and Kimberley Atkins will pull back the curtain on how our government actually works,take on the corrupt, share their wisdom and give us their rulings on the latest in politics, law, and culture.


Jan 28, 2021