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The legal system in America is overpriced and convoluted. The average citizen has little to no chance at procuring the services they need at a price they can afford. That's why Jason Hartman has The FreeCourt Show. To show you the latest and greatest in law innovation that will help you get the help you need at a price you can live with. Guests such as Author Gary Schreiner, Avvo's Nika Kabiri, High Conflict Institute's Bill Eddy, Professor of International Law Joel Trachtman, LawDepot's Adil Hirani, Legal Services Link's Matthew Horn, and more, appear on the show.

The legal system in America is overpriced and convoluted. The average citizen has little to no chance at procuring the services they need at a price they can afford. That's why Jason Hartman has The FreeCourt Show. To show you the latest and greatest in law innovation that will help you get the help you need at a price you can live with. Guests such as Author Gary Schreiner, Avvo's Nika Kabiri, High Conflict Institute's Bill Eddy, Professor of International Law Joel Trachtman, LawDepot's Adil Hirani, Legal Services Link's Matthew Horn, and more, appear on the show.
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The legal system in America is overpriced and convoluted. The average citizen has little to no chance at procuring the services they need at a price they can afford. That's why Jason Hartman has The FreeCourt Show. To show you the latest and greatest in law innovation that will help you get the help you need at a price you can live with. Guests such as Author Gary Schreiner, Avvo's Nika Kabiri, High Conflict Institute's Bill Eddy, Professor of International Law Joel Trachtman, LawDepot's Adil Hirani, Legal Services Link's Matthew Horn, and more, appear on the show.

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(714) 820-4200


Episodes

47: Law's Order: What Economics Has to Do with Law and Why It Matters by Dr. David Friedman

6/21/2019
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Jason Hartman talks with Dr. David D Friedman, son of Milton Friedman, former professor at Santa Clara University in the Law School, and author of books such as The Machinery of Freedom: Guide to a Radical Capitalism and Law's Order: What Economics Has to Do with Law and Why It Matters. The two dissect what role the government should have in society: what it's capable of and what it need to steer clear from, while also delving into the 4 problems that need to be addressed in a feud...

Duration:00:29:49

46: Protecting Your Reputation & Business with Stephen Davis

6/14/2019
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Jason Hartman talks with Stephen Davis, author of Truthteller: An Investigative Reporter’s Journey Through the World of Truth Prevention, Fake News and Conspiracy Theories, about the prevalence of fake news online and in every form of media. The two try to find ways to combat the issue head on and what the average person can do today (and in the future) to avoid being fooled. Key Takeaways: [1:54] It's easier now than ever before for governments to lie to you and get away with...

Duration:00:28:37

45: Piercing the Corporate Veil with G Edward Griffin

6/7/2019
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Jason Hartman talks with G Edward Griffin, author of The Creature from Jekyll Island, about corporate scams. Too many people hide behind the veil that corporations offer; ripping off consumers and shareholders and letting the company take the punishment. G Edward and Jason discuss this topic, as well as how we can actually change things to allow society to hold those responsible accountable. Key Takeaways: [3:20] It can perfectly legal to extract millions of dollars from a company while...

Duration:00:31:44

44: Unexpected Scalia & Moses v Trump by David Dorsen, Assistant Chief Counsel Watergate

4/18/2019
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Jason Hartman talks with David Dorsen, former Assistant US Attorney in New York, former Assistant Chief Counsel of the Senate Watergate Committee, author of The Unexpected Scalia and the new book Moses v Trump, about what on earth is going on in regards to President Donald Trump and the Mueller report. David discusses what disappoints him about Mueller's decision making process, and the incredible cultural shift between the Watergate investigation and the Mueller investigation. David also...

Duration:00:20:18

43: How the 1st Amendment is Being Used Against Us with Court TV Founder Steven Brill

4/12/2019
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Jason Hartman talks with Steven Brill, founder of Court TV and co-ceo of the new company News Guard, about how we as a society can combat the massive influx of fake news. We all know that it's a problem, but figuring out which site is actually providing us with accurate information is incredibly overloading. Then Jason and Steven discuss his book Tailspin: The People and Forces Behind America’s Fifty-Year Fall – and Those Fighting to Reverse It, and how some of the things that originally...

Duration:00:18:33

FC 42: PI & Other Firms Using Litigation Insurance with Level Insurance's Justin Leto

1/11/2019
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Jason Hartman talks with Justin Leto, co-founder of Level Insurance, about how his company is helping the legal profession by offering litigation insurance. This gives lawyers protection from lost expenses when working contingency cases. Their hope is that the insurance will allow consumers to take their pick of lawyers instead of being pidgeon holed into only going to big companies that can afford to take contingency cases. Key Takeaways: [1:23] Is litigation insurance a new...

Duration:00:20:03

FC 41 - The Lives of the Constitution: Ten Exceptional Minds that Shaped America’s Supreme Law with Joseph Tartakovsky

8/3/2018
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Jason Hartman talks with Joseph Tartakovsky, author of the new book The Lives of the Constitution: Ten Exceptional Minds that Shaped America’s Supreme Law, about some of the great minds that formed our constitution, as well as why the US constitution has stood the test of time while others have failed. The two discuss the dissension amongst the Founding Fathers, as well as what ideas about the constitution are still debated to this day. Key Takeaways: [2:24] Americans are the people...

Duration:00:17:37

FC 40 - Wasteful Government Spending & Tracking Government Dollars with Adam Andrzejewski

7/27/2018
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In this off topic 10th Episode, Jason Hartman talks with Adam Andrzejewski, founder & CEO of www.OpenTheBooks.com, about wasteful government spending and how President Trump is doing at stemming the tide. Open the Books' mission is to track "every dime, online", even going so far as to have an app where people can follow the money in as close to real time as possible. Adam discusses how pervasive the pork barrel spending is, how large the trough has grown, and what areas are most ripe for...

Duration:00:23:39

FC 39 - Making a Murderer & Worse than the Devil, Anarchists, Clarence Darrow, and Justice in a Time of Terror by Dean Strang

7/20/2018
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Jason Hartman talks with Dean Strang, partner at Strang Bradley law firm, about his experiences in the criminal justice system, his involvement in Making a Murderer, and what we can do to improve the justice system and make it fair for all people. Key Takeaways: [1:53] Dean likes to look at how our criminal justice system treats outsiders and newcomers, especially when the system is under pressure (such as during war times) [3:04] Dean's involvement in Making a Murderer [5:32] The...

Duration:00:23:05

FC 38 - Geopolitics & International Law with Robert Amsterdam

2/2/2018
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Jason Hartman talks with Robert Amsterdam, partner at Amsterdam & Partners, about his law career and what Robert sees as some of the biggest issues with the perceptions of America around the world. Robert has worked for many nations during his career, including Turkey and Russia. The two touch on America's need to get out of other country's business, the US legal system's status as a "4th world", and the changing culture of law throughout Robert's career. Key Takeaways: [2:35] Robert's...

Duration:00:26:58

FC 37 - Potential Freedom from Centralized, Government Backed Currency with Tama Churchouse

12/22/2017
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Bitcoin is in the news, and there's an amazing rush on cryptocurrencies and seemingly a new coin coming out every day. So it's becoming more obvious that we're in a bubble. But what's the real future of cryptocurrencies? Jason Hartman talks to Tama Churchouse, co-founder of Churchouse Publishing Limited and lead cryptocurrency analyst at Stansberry Churchouse Research, about what's going on in the world of cryptocurrency. Tama explains the differences between things like Bitcoin and...

Duration:00:46:05

FC 36 - Free Speech vs Cyber Bullying, Consumer Rights Attorney

12/15/2017
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There's a lot of fake news going on the internet these days, and a lot of it is concentrated in the reviews sections of sites like Yelp!, where people can post whatever they want and damage your personal or professional image. What can you do when someone comes after you like that, however (assuming it's false)? Jason Hartman talks with consumer rights attorney Lenore Albert about just that. The two look at what Internet Service Providers are required to do, what you can do if you've been...

Duration:00:38:56

FC 35 - Hacking SEC Laws with Amy Wan

11/3/2017
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The SEC has a whole lot of rules about fundraising for specific ventures, both about WHO you can pursue and HOW you can pursue them. Jason Hartman talks with Amy Wan, Esq, founder (& Chief Legal Hacker) at Bootstrap Legal, about ways to hack the SEC when raising funds. Key Takeaways: [2:36] The primitive nature of law and why it doesn't advance very much [6:38] What the SEC actually cares about when you raise money for securities [10:13] How the Jobs Act changed the investors you can...

Duration:00:26:20

FC 34 - The Prisoner's Self-Help Litigation Manual and a Needed Overhaul of the System with Daniel Manville

9/1/2017
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Privatized prisons has turned the prison system into a lean, mean, profit making machine. Companies are cutting costs (and corners) at every turn, leaving prisoners in terrible situations, with little to no ability to get outside help. Obama's mandate to rid the nation of privatized prisons helped alleviate that situation, but Jeff Sessions rescinded that, and private prisons are (for now) here to stay. When we tie prison populations to profits, however, companies have incentives to...

Duration:00:30:43

FC 33 - Legal Reasoning, Research, and Writing with Nadia Nedzel

8/25/2017
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If you're going to go to court, you better be ready to present the law the way it needs to be done. That's where Professor Nadia Nedzel's book Legal Research and Writing for International Graduate Students comes in. Nadia and Jason break down what you need to know when you go in a court room, what you can (and can't) get from an online a-la-cart lawyer, and some of the perks our legal system presents. Key Takeaways: [2:18] The things the judge is going to consider when your case...

Duration:00:24:18

FC 32 - The Soul of the First Amendment with Floyd Abrams

6/30/2017
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When we think of the First Amendment, we tend to believe that it allows us to say whatever we want, often without any repercussions. But what does it actually protect, and from whom? Floyd Abrams represented The New York Times in the 1971 Pentagon Papers case, and is author of the new book The Soul of the First Amendment. He explains to Jason how the First Amendment actually protects us, what it DOESN'T protect us from, and why some areas aren't as protected as others. In a day and age...

Duration:00:22:53

FC 31 - The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America with Richard Rothstein

6/23/2017
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Race relations in today's world are frayed at best right now, and part of the issue is the segregation that is experienced in most suburbs across the country. But what caused that segregation, and what can be done about it? Richard Rothstein talks to Jason Hartman about laws that were passed by our government that impacted who got to move where, and how that is still impacting where we live today. He also provides some fairly simple changes that can be made to existing rules and laws to help...

Duration:00:37:20

FC 30 - The 10X Rule with Grant Cardone

6/16/2017
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Grant Cardone is a true believer that "it's not what you know, it's who you know", and it inspired his book The 10X Rule. The book outlines Grant's strategy to get the life you truly want, and explains that the only way to actually be safe as you get older is to become rich when you're younger. The 10X Rule is about taking your current goals, multiplying them by 10, and be willing to fight to get what you really want. Key Takeaways: [2:00] Grant’s new venture Act Like Success is based on...

Duration:00:28:01

FC 29 - The Entrepreneur's IP Planning Playbook with Robert Klinck

6/9/2017
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Protecting your intellectual property is one of the more important things that an entrepreneur can do. Whether it's protecting your client list, or protecting yourself from copycats, or just protecting your brand, the wrong move can cost you massive amounts of money. Jason Hartman talks with Robert Klinck, founder of Klinck LLC, about what entrepreneurs need to know about intellectual property law, how to know which avenue you should take, and how to go about protecting your intellectual...

Duration:00:22:03

FC 28 - How to Protect Your Reputation From Defamation with Neville Johnson

5/26/2017
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One post on Yelp, RipOffReport, or a fake profile on Grindr, and your life can be turned upside down in a heartbeat. In today's online, connected world it doesn't take much for your life or business to be severely damaged if you don't take care of your reputation. But how can you go about doing it when someone has anonymously posted a review? Who can you go after to get it resolved? Jason Hartman picks the brain of one of the most feared defamation lawyers in the United States, Neville...

Duration:00:28:59