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From the Courtroom to the Newsroom with Joe Roddy

Joe Roddy practices civil defense work as a partner at Burke, Warren, MacKay & Serritella. He also provides commentary on high-profile trials as an on-air correspondent for WGN. He has a background working as a prosecutor in the Cook County State’s Attorney office, where he tried 35 jury trials and argued eleven cases before the Illinois Appellate Court. Joe and Emmett Harrington talk about the dynamics of this on-air job, the importance of the current Derek Chauvin trial, and the value of learning trial advocacy in law school.

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