• Show Notes

In this excerpt from the CAFE Insider podcast, Preet Bharara and Joyce Vance assess the quality of the legal representation former President Donald Trump is receiving from lawyer Alina Habba in the E. Jean Carroll defamation trial, offering some lessons on courtroom procedure along the way.

In the full episode, Preet and Joyce discuss Trump’s arguments in a Supreme Court brief asking the justices to overturn the Colorado Supreme Court decision disqualifying him from the presidential election ballot based on Section 3 of the 14th Amendment.

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“E. Jean Carroll judge bench-slaps Trump’s attorney 14 times over basic lawyering in a single day of testimony,” Business Insider, 1/17/24

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