The Bollywood Lawyer

This podcast explores the intersection of law and life with some dancing in between.
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Mar 29, 2016
Seema sits down with Sirius XM's Dean Obeidallah to hear why he left the practice of law, what led him to comedy and what prompted his activism.  Dean discusses his years at Saturday Night Live, the movie he co-directed, 'The Muslims Are Coming', the comedy festivals he created, and how humor intersects with activism.  Dean hosts 'The Dean Obeidallah Show' on Sirius XM's channel 121 every Saturday from 10am-12pm ET, is a columnist for CNN Opinion and The Daily Beast, and the Editor of 'The Dean's Report'.
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Mar 22, 2016
In this week's episode Former Professional Tennis Player & Professional Coach Alex Aksanov analyzes Maria Sharapova's doping scandal.  Aksanov, who played on the ATP tour and coached on the WTA tour, gives insight into why Sharapova may have taken meldonium, the realities of professional tennis, and the possible punishment she faces.  Also, Former Team Doctor for the NY Jets, Emergency Room physician, Dr. Robert Glatter explains what meldonium is and dispels the notion that Sharapova may have been taking it for a medical condition.
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Mar 15, 2016

Elie Mystal, Editor of Above The Law, brings his weekly reviews of FX's 'The People vs. OJ Simpson' to The Bollywood Lawyer. How do the actors compare to their real life counterparts? Is the trial being portrayed as accurately as Elie recalls? And what about the "race" factor? Seema Iyer and Elie Mystal discuss that — and much more. 

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Mar 8, 2016

In this week's episode The Bollywood Lawyer travels to Baltimore for the 'A Night For Justice' gala hosted by Adnan Syed's Legal Trust. Syed was the subject of the hugely popular SERIAL podcast which reexamined his conviction for the 1999 murder of his ex-girlfriend Hae Min Lee. From the gala Seema Iyer brings you interviews from Rabia Chaudry, Susan Simpson and Colin Miller of Undisclosed, Bob Ruff of Truth & Justice and others you've been waiting to hear from!

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