Black Law and Legal Lies-logo

Black Law and Legal Lies

Media & Entertainment Podcasts >

More Information

Episodes

The Broken Windows Theory

9/18/2018
More
Ann, Becky and Dan have a discussion about the Advancement Project’s recent report titled We Came to Learn. A Call to Action for Police Free Schools. It’s an excellent read and we encourage everyone to check it out here: https://advancementproject.org/wecametolearn/ (0:00) Hey I’m Back! We’ve all pretty much recovered from being sick! We also took a few shots at Paul for one of his outtakes from last week's episode. (2:54) The Advancement Project’s report. Last week the Advancement Project...

Duration:01:27:28

Gentrification.

9/11/2018
More
This week all 3 of us were sick with flu like symptoms. Dan's immune system is like Wolverine, so he was the least sick at the end of the week. This week Dan on Cold and Flu Drugs is joined by Paul to try to coherently discuss gentrification and its effects on low income communities. We mainly focus on the areas we've personally witnessed gentrification like DC, New Orleans, and Charlotte. We also give some great tips for fighting gentrification like dressing up as gangs and hanging out on...

Duration:01:03:46

Rewind! A Year End Review.

9/4/2018
More
Do you know what today is? It’s our anniversary! Well kinda… technically our anniversary is September 5th but in keeping with our regular Tuesday releases, today we celebrate! In mid 2017 Dan came up with the idea to create a relatively unique podcast that there appeared to be an open lane for. He pitched a legal podcast for the culture to Ann who was immediately onboard with the idea. Not very many people in our community have access to free legal advice or an attorney that can relate to...

Duration:01:19:08

Pro-Life vs. Pro-Choice.

8/28/2018
More
This week Ann, Becky and Dan discuss their views on abortion and briefly take a look at Roe v. Wade. Ann who is extremely pro-life responds to pro-choice posts from a debating website. (0:00) Intro Is it our Anniversary or nah? (3:39) Roe v. Wade (12:26) Fetal Viability. (14:31) Dan's views on abortion. (16:54) Ann's views on abortion. (27:57) Becky's views on abortion. (30:03) Incest. (31:47) The Debate. Ann responds to pro-choice posts on a debating website. (64:28) Ask an Attorney....

Duration:01:11:30

Juvenile Hell.

8/21/2018
More
This week Becky, Dan and Paul discuss the juvenile justice system and how minorities and children of poor families are often targeted by law enforcement and the judicial system. Dan shares his experience spending 3.5 years in juvenile detention centers and group homes for an infraction that didn’t fit the time. Ann is absent because she had a vasectomy this week. (0:00) Outtake. Becky wanted to know why Dan didn’t have any adult supervision as a pre-teen/teen. Dan explains what life is like...

Duration:01:04:30

Racism: The Collaborative.

8/14/2018
More
We are joined by Paul from Charlotte, Ronnie, Ty, and previous controversial guest, Keisha (from the Racial Integrity episode). We’re also joined by #PodernFamily members Ralph, Justice, CJ aka Haize, and Chaunice to discuss our views on the origins, current state of, and possible solutions to racism. We also discuss our views on the use of the "N-word." (0:00) Welcome (Yes, we're regressing). (1:55) Ann’s Shower Thought. (3:42) Definitions/Dan’s Monologue. (8:33) Paul from Charlotte....

Duration:01:59:00

Racism: The Collaborative.

8/14/2018
More
We are joined by Paul from Charlotte, Ronnie, Ty, and previous controversial guest, Keisha (from the Racial Integrity episode). We’re also joined by #PodernFamily members Ralph, Justice, CJ aka Haize, and Chaunice to discuss our views on the origins, current state of, and possible solutions to racism. We also discuss our views on the use of the "N-word." (0:00) Welcome (Yes, we're regressing). (1:55) Ann’s Shower Thought. (3:42) Definitions/Dan’s Monologue. (8:33) Paul from Charlotte....

Duration:01:59:00

The Justice Gap.

8/7/2018
More
This week Ann, Becky, and Dan discuss the Justice Gap and class actions. The Justice Gap refers to low-income people being unable to obtain legal representation, especially in civil matters. Class action lawsuits are when a plaintiff sues someone on behalf of a group of people that have been wronged in the same way. If successful a class action settlement is usually split among the group, but the attorneys get majority of the settlement. (0:00) Amateur Hour. (Don’t mind us, we’re not...

Duration:01:09:12

Bonus: Monthly Mental Health Checkup.

8/4/2018
More
This episode is a follow-up to the bonus episode, I Am Anxiety. We’re going to try to have these conversations once a month with the focus on Black men’s mental health. There is no legal content in this episode. (0:00) BTS (2:51) Poem: “Blessed” by Dan in 2013. (4:36) Introduction. (5:01) Dan’s Encounter with the Police at his Office. Two police officers came into Dan’s office after hours and didn’t announce their presence. Dan startled the officers and they pulled out their weapons and...

Duration:01:13:15

Florida, Man.

7/31/2018
More
This week we discuss Stand Your Ground laws. Markeis McGlockton (a black man) was murdered by Michael Drejka (a white man) in a convience store parking lot over a parking dispute. Markeis' girlfriend Brittany Jacobs and their children were waiting in their car, parked in a handicapped parking spot when Drejkas approached them. Drejka started harassing Brittany. The commotion caught Markeis' attention, who came to Brittany's defense by shoving Drejka who appeared to be a threat to his family....

Duration:01:12:38

Legalize Marijuana.

7/24/2018
More
This week Ann, Becky, and Dan are joined by regular guest Paul from Charlotte and new guest Jeremy from Wisconsin to discuss the legalization of marijuana. Though legal in 45 states to some extent, the Federal Government continues to refuse legalizing marijuana. Attorney General Jeff Sessions has pledged to enforce federal anti-marijuana laws. (1:33) Pre-Production. (2:40) Paul’s opening thoughts on weed. (4:33) Weed Laws. (14:24) Marketing to Kids. (19:43) A Gateway Drug? (22:25) Weed in...

Duration:01:07:31

Copyright Infringement.

7/17/2018
More
In response to a listener's email we explain copyrights, copyright infringement, and Fair Use. Although we use extreme examples to drive the point home, just remember to be cautious and protect yourselves at all times! (7:57) What is a Copyright? (11:11) Unregistered Copyrights. (13:11) Can you use copyrighted material? (17:16) Infinity Stones (Permission). (19:42) Common Myths. (20:31) Parody. (22:00) Fair Use. (30:00) Incidental Inclusion. (33:08) Trademarking/Copyrighting Common Phrases....

Duration:01:08:15

NXIVM

7/10/2018
More
Question: What do blackmail, herpes, vaginal branding, starvation, and rubber cow utters on women’s breast have in common? Answer: NXIVM (2:21) NXIVM (pronounced nexium) Those unfamiliar with the title may be wondering what the hell it means. It’s pronounced “nexium.” (4:50) What is NXIVM? NXIVM is an underground sex cult led by Keith Raniere, disguised as a multi-level marketing company. NXIVM has been making headlines lately because actress Allison Mack and cult leader Keith Raniere have...

Duration:01:00:00

Mississippi Appendectomy.

7/3/2018
More
This week we are without any show notes thanks to Ann! Dan explains why in case no. 14302 Dan v. Ann. This week we take a closer look at America's forced sterilization that was in effect until the late 1970s. California, North Carolina, and Virginia were some of the biggest offenders in stripping the ability of people to have children, without their consent. (1:14) Listener Court Case #14302: Dan v. Ann Dan explains why we have no show notes this week and had to call for backup last minute a...

Duration:01:07:33

Lawyers get Shot Everyday, B. (Cam'ron Voice)

6/26/2018
More
The past few weeks we've been giving you all a more in-depth look at who we are as individuals. This is the last installment of our 3 episodes focusing on us as hosts. (1:51) Lawyers get Shot Everyday, B. You'll be Aight! (Cam'ron Voice) For those not of the culture, it's a Paid in Full/Cam'ron/Uncle Murda reference. We start off talking about how dangerous it is being a family law attorney. There are many instances where lawyers have been attacked, shot, and/or killed by former clients or...

Duration:01:27:54

Bonus: I am Anxiety.

6/22/2018
More
This episode isn't for everyone and contains no legal content. In an attempt to give a little more background on ourselves as podcast hosts we've all done a bonus episode that focuses on each of us. You can find "Who is Afro Becky?" on our SoundCloud page. Ann's interview will be published next week. Joined by Becky, both Paul and Dan both speak candidly about their mental illnesses. They discuss anxiety, panic attacks, PTSD, bipolar, depression and suicide. (0:42) Walking with The Devil -...

Duration:01:41:15

Deadbeat Motherf****r Playin' Border Patrol. (feat. Jayden Hollywood)

6/19/2018
More
Ann, Becky, and Dan are joined by Jayden Hollywood who as part of the Unapologetik Podcast tour landed in New Orleans, LA. (1:50) Introducing Jayden Hollywood. Although most of you know Jayden from the Unapologetik Podcast, for those of you who don’t here’s your crash course! He talks about his milestones in podcasting, his favorite city that he’s visited on the Unapologetik tour, and his career. Follow Jayden across all platforms @TheGreatJayden and his podcast at @UnapologetikPod. (11:18)...

Duration:01:42:41

CPS: Child Profit System?

6/12/2018
More
Sadly (or not) Ann was not able to join us this week because of an impacted stool that she had to have digitally removed… or something. Becky and Dan are joined by recurring guest and host of the upcoming boxing podcast, The Boxing Critics, Paul Smith. (2:20) Drivers: Northern vs. Southern. Leading into how policing differs in the north and south we discuss the driving habits of both northern and southern drivers. We unanimously decided that people in the south suck at driving. Traffic laws...

Duration:01:08:58

The New Jim Crow.

6/5/2018
More
Some of this week's topics with Ann, Becky, and Dan include: Jim Crow, racial profiling, mass incarceration, mandatory minimums, racism and AirBnB, Stop and Frisk, and more! (0:47) Jim Crow. Dan wasn’t aware that Jim Crow was not a real person. During his monologue Dan explains that he thought that someone named Jim Crow was responsible, or at least in part, for creating segregation laws in the south. Becky also admits she did not know that Jim Crow was not a real person. (2:10) The History...

Duration:00:58:27

Racial Integrity.

5/29/2018
More
This week Ann, Becky, and Dan are joined by a whole slew of guest, including some of our highly regarded #PodernFamily/#PodsInColor peers to discuss interracial relationships. (0:00) Behind the Scenes. We included part of our pre-show roll, which would normally be edited out, because of how silly it sounded. (0:48) Introduction. (3:18) The Loving’s Story. We recap the police raid, arrest, and subsequent sentencing of Richard and Mildred Loving. The Lovings plead guilty to "cohabiting as man...

Duration:01:39:28