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This show tackles the most pressing legal issues of the day by bringing listeners into the courtrooms, prisons, protests, and classrooms. On the program, you will hear interviews with attorneys, independent journalists, academics, authors, and the activists who are on the frontlines of political and social change. The program provides sharp analysis, commentary, and context to simplify complex legal topics for a general audience.

This show tackles the most pressing legal issues of the day by bringing listeners into the courtrooms, prisons, protests, and classrooms. On the program, you will hear interviews with attorneys, independent journalists, academics, authors, and the activists who are on the frontlines of political and social change. The program provides sharp analysis, commentary, and context to simplify complex legal topics for a general audience.
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This show tackles the most pressing legal issues of the day by bringing listeners into the courtrooms, prisons, protests, and classrooms. On the program, you will hear interviews with attorneys, independent journalists, academics, authors, and the activists who are on the frontlines of political and social change. The program provides sharp analysis, commentary, and context to simplify complex legal topics for a general audience.

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Law and Disorder April 16, 2018

4/16/2018
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Mass Support Needed For Julian Assange Two weeks ago, WikiLeaks founder and internet publisher Julian Assange , who is holed up in the Ecuadorian embassy in London, had his Internet access cut off due to pressure by the British and American governments on Ecuador. Ecuador had granted him political asylum in their embassy where […]

Duration:00:57:59

Law and Disorder April 9, 2018

4/9/2018
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Updates: Co-host Michael Smith Discusses Being Plaintiff In Saudi Arabia Terror Lawsuit —- President Donald Trump Picks John Bolton For National Security Adviser In these unsettling times it was particularly disturbing to a lot of people to learn last week that President Trump chose John Bolton to replace general H. R. Macmaster as his National […]

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Law and Disorder April 2, 2018

4/2/2018
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Herman Bell Granted Parole After Serving 45 Years In Prison After serving 45 years in prison, 70-year old Herman Bell was recently granted parole in his seventh appearance before the parole board. Not surprisingly, the decision of a three-member panel of the State Parole Board, was criticized by the police union, NYC Mayor Bill […]

Duration:00:56:58

Law and Disorder March 26, 2018

3/26/2018
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Gina Haspel, Rule of Law And Torture Nazi generals and Nazi leaders were prosecuted at the end of World War II for war crimes and crimes against humanity and genocide. These crimes were incorporated into international law. The chief prosecutor was Robert Jackson, a Supreme Court judge. The Nazis defended themselves by arguing that […]

Duration:00:58:12

Law and Disorder March 19, 2018

3/19/2018
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Pipeline Resistance Groups and the film On A Knife Edge It’s now more than one year since law enforcement evicted the last Dakota Access Pipeline resistance camps. The pipeline was near completion and was supposed to cross sacred Indian land in South Dakota in order to bring Canadian tar sand oil from north to […]

Duration:00:58:00

Law and Disorder March 12, 2018

3/12/2018
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Victory: West Virginia Teachers’ Strike After nine days on strike, the West Virginia governor and the state legislature caved, granting the teachers and all school staff a 5% wage increase. The pay raise also covers all state employees. In an attempt to save face the Republicans talked about funding the pay increase by cutting […]

Duration:00:57:58

Law and Disorder March 5, 2018

3/4/2018
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The Granny Peace Brigade If you’ve attended NYC protests over the past few years you might have seen a group of women that stand out from the crowd. A lot of credit is given to younger generations for their increasing presence in marches and protests, but this group is made up of women who […]

Duration:00:00:01

Law and Disorder December 11, 2017

12/10/2017
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CCR: Current Supreme Court Dockets We are currently living through an attack on every aspect of American democracy. This phenomena predated the Trump presidency and has been qualitatively accelerated by it. This across-the-board constriction of the power and rule of the American people, to the extent that it had existed, has encompassed the suppression of […]

Duration:00:57:52

Law and Disorder December 4, 2017

12/3/2017
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Law and Disorder Editorials: Jared Kushner Middle East Policy Advisor —- Free Press: New FCC Rules On Net Neutrality The Federal Communications Commission recently released a plan to do away with landmark regulations ensuring equal access to the Internet. They pave the way for Internet service companies to charge the public higher rates to […]

Duration:00:57:48

Law and Disorder November 27, 2017

11/26/2017
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Defend J20: First Protestors Last January, at Donald Trump’s Inauguration, over 230 people—some protesters, some not—were trapped and arrested by police. Federal prosecutors charged them with a crime that actually doesn’t exist in DC: “felony rioting.” Armed with secret warrants, prosecutors then probed deeply into the defendants’ personal lives. Charges were dropped for some arrestees, […]

Duration:00:59:34

Law and Disorder November 20, 2017

11/19/2017
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Law and Disorder Editorials: FDA Approves Digital Pill by Heidi Boghosian —- Release Aging People in Prison Campaign The number of persons 50 years and older in New York State has risen more than 98% since 2000; it now exceeds 10,000—nearly 20% of the total incarcerated population. This reflects a national crisis in the prison […]

Duration:00:57:46

Law and Disorder November 13, 2017

11/12/2017
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Law and Disorder Editorials: Peeved and Churlish by Michael Smith Google Out of Classrooms by Heidi Boghosian —- Lessons From The Greensboro Massacre Thirty eight years ago, on November 3, 1979, 35 heavily armed members of the Ku Klux Klan and the American Nazi party drove nine vehicles through the city of Greensboro, North Carolina, […]

Duration:00:58:54

Law and Disorder November 6, 2017

11/5/2017
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Special Prosecutor Mueller Indictments Paul Manafort, who had been Donald Trump’s campaign manager, was indicted last week by special prosecutor Mueller for 12 counts of money laundering involving at least $18 million, setting up a secret overseas bank accounts through which $75 million flowed, lying to federal authorities and operating as an unregistered foreign […]

Duration:00:59:51

Law and Disorder October 30, 2017

10/30/2017
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Cuban US Embassy Sonic Weapons Scare The Trump administration is considering closing the recently reopened US Embassy in Havana after several unexplained incidents that allegedly hurt American diplomats in Cuba. Some lawmakers are calling for the ouster of all Cuban diplomats from the US in addition to the 15 they’ve kicked out of […]

Duration:00:59:33

Law and Disorder October 23, 2017

10/23/2017
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Updates: Co-host Attorney Heidi Boghosian Discusses Robert “Sugar Bear” Lark Case Government Targeting Black Resistance Groups —- Victory In Al Shimari v CACI President Trump told us during the campaign that he was in favor of torture because “it works.“ The Center for Constitutional Rights recently won a significant round in a case against a […]

Duration:00:59:38

Law and Disorder October 16, 2017

10/16/2017
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Free Speech on College Campuses Last week an invited lawmaker was shut down form addressing Texas Southern University after protesters stormed the room calling him a racist. House Representative Briscoe Cain was asked to speak to the Thurgood Marshall School of Law by the Federalist Society about the recent legislative special session. But as he […]

Duration:00:57:51

Law and Disorder October 9, 2017

10/9/2017
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The Rape Of Recy Taylor: A Film By Nancy Buirski The number of women raped in the Jim Crow south we’re staggering. Because of the danger to their lives and the futility of getting justice most women didn’t report the crimes and their stories when unknown. Recy Taylor’s story was not part of this hidden […]

Duration:00:58:05

Law and Disorder October 2, 2017

10/2/2017
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Puerto Rico Disaster Recovery, The Jones Act And Federal Aid The devastation to Puerto Rico from Hurricane Maria has been likened to the impact of an atomic bomb, destroying the U.S. territory, and leaving nearly 3.5 million U.S citizens without power, limited access to food and water, and a collapsed infrastructure. Donald Trump was quick […]

Duration:00:58:10

Law and Disorder September 25, 2017

9/25/2017
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35th Anniversary of Palestinian Mass Slaughter in Lebanon Refugee Camps This month marks the 35th anniversary of the mass slaughter of civilian Palestinians by Lebanese fascists in their Lebanon refugee camps of Sabra and Shatila. The Palestinians who lived in the camps had been driven out of their villages in the Galilee by Israel. They […]

Duration:00:58:54

Law and Disorder September 18, 2017

9/17/2017
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Anthropomorphic Climate Disruption Devastation caused by hurricanes Harvey and Irma have provided ample opportunity for Democrats to press Republicans on climate change — with the catastrophic storms and wild fire giving tens of millions of Americans an up-front glimpse of the types of devastation we are facing. Oddly, there’s been little talk in the […]

Duration:00:58:00

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