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Ep 3: International Human Rights is not for Dummies
This week Abi is back from South Africa with a great interview with Muthoni Muriithi, a Kenyan Human Rights lawyer who discusses her career pursuing Women’s Rights on the continent and the many challenges of working in the international context. Abi and Grainne also discuss some issues of the day including Meek Mill, Jared Fogel, the abysmal GOP tax plan. News: Meek Mill - http://time.com/5033582/meek-mill-harvey-weinstein/ GOP tax plan -...
Bonus Episode: Russia Rant #1
In this special "bonus" episode, we "discuss" the "Russia Story." May God save us all!
Ep 2: The RICO Case Against Harvey Weinstein
Episode 2: The RICO Case Against Harvey Weinstein In this episode, we highligh some of the legal news of the past week, including how the Supreme Court gets basic facts wrong, and insane decision from Louisianna. Then we dive into the details of the RICO law. Grainne explains how the law works, how it is used currently, then she lays out how a RICO case might be used against Harvey Weinstein if the DOJ were interested in such things. SCOTUS errors:...
Ep 1: Can NY Con Con?
Welcome to the Against the Law episode 1. In this episode Abi and Grainne discuss some recent legal topics in the news which turns into an conversation about how much police lie in court, the abysmal state of prison health care, the government's constant quest to hack your cellphone, and more. Our main topic is the NY Constitutional Convention. We try and understand why the civil society organizations in one of the most progressive states are dead set on maintaining the surprisingly...