Episode for May 27, 2022

Lawyer, Professor, Author Kim Wehle and Comedian and Writer Christian Finnegan Episode 613

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Kimberly Wehle (pronounced “Whale-ee”) is a tenured law professor and has been teaching law full-time since 2006. She is also a book author, lawyer and former CBS News legal analyst. In addition to her scholarly work, she writes regular columns for Politico, The Atlantic, The Bulwark, and The Hill.She also provides frequent legal commentary for CNN, MSNBC, NBC, BBC, NPR, and numerous other media outlets. At the University of Baltimore School of Law, her teaching and scholarship focuses on the separation of powers, administrative agencies, and civil litigation. She is a 2020 recipient of the prestigious Board of Regents Faculty Award for the University of Maryland for excellence in scholarship, research and creative activity. She is also a former Assistant United States Attorney, Associate Independent Counsel in the Whitewater Investigation, and author of the books What You Need to Know about Voting—and Why and How to Read The Constitution—and Why. Her forthcoming book is How to Think Like a Lawyer—and Why: A Common-Sense Guide to Everyday Dilemmas, also with Harper Collins. Follow Professor Wehle on Twitter and Instagram @kimwehle. She has an IGTV series on Instagram called #SimplePolitics.
Christian Finnegan  is an American stand-up comedian, writer and actor based in New York City.
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Finnegan is perhaps best known as one of the original panelists on VH1‘s Best Week Ever and as Chad, the only white roommate in the “Mad Real World” sketch on Comedy Central‘s Chappelle’s Show. Additional television appearances as himself or performing stand up have included “Conan”, “The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson”, “Would You Rather…with Graham Norton”, “Good Afternoon America” and multiple times on The Today Show and Countdown with Keith Olbermann, and on History‘s I Love the 1880s. He hosted TV Land’s game show “Game Time”. As an actor, Finnegan portrayed the supporting role of “Carl” in the film Eden Court, a ticket agent in “Knight and Day” and several guest roles including a talk show host on “The Good Wife“. In October 2006, Finnegan’s debut stand up comedy CD titled Two For Flinching was released by Comedy Central Records, with a follow-up national tour of college campuses from January to April 2007. “Au Contraire!” was released by Warner Bros. Records in 2009. His third special “The Fun Part” was filmed at the Wilbur Theatre in Boston on April 4, 2013 and debuted on Netflix on April 15, 2014.


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