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Rare legal perspectives on controversial cases, issues on civil liberties, privacy, right to dissent, US tortue practices and police state legislation. Interviews with activists and authors. Hosted by top progressive attorneys.
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Rare legal perspectives on controversial cases, issues on civil liberties, privacy, right to dissent, US tortue practices and police state legislation. Interviews with activists and authors. Hosted by top progressive attorneys.

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Law and Disorder February 19, 2018

2/18/2018
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Update: Attorney Heidi Boghosian and Professor Johanna Fernandez Discuss Potential New Trial For Mumia Abu-Jamal —- Loaded: A Disarming History of the Second Amendment In her engaging new book Loaded: A Disarming History of the Second Amendment, Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz chronicles the history of American gun culture and its casualties. From Andrew Jackson, the slave […]

Duration:00:58:07

Law and Disorder February 12, 2018

2/11/2018
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Nuclear Posture Review Not since 1953 when the United States and the Soviet Union exploded thermonuclear bombs has the world been such a powder keg. Last week the Pentagon released its Nuclear Posture Review. It seeks to make use of nuclear weapons more acceptable and plausible. It recommends the spending of $1 trillion to upgrade […]

Duration:00:56:51

Law and Disorder February 5, 2018

2/4/2018
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Attorney Prevails Against CFAA Charges In Click Fraud Trial In a trial that was closely watched by cybersecurity experts, Italian citizen Fabio Gasperini was charged for allegedly violating the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, or CFAA. Computer experts claimed it was the first so-called “click fraud” trial and would test the U.S. government’s ability […]

Duration:00:57:22

Law and Disorder January 29, 2018

1/28/2018
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The End Of Policing The recent book The End of Policing by New York professor Alex Vitale feels especially timely right now. Burgeoning grassroots movements responding to police violence in Ferguson, Missouri have drawn attention to the increased militarization of law enforcement in the treatment of civilians, and helped to raise public awareness of failed […]

Duration:00:57:45

Law and Disorder January 22, 2018

1/21/2018
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CCR Attorneys Discuss 16 Years Of Guantánamo Prison Guantánamo is America’s offshore prison island located on the eastern end of Cuba. It has been used for 16 years to detain Muslim men and boys. The prison was used by the Bush-Cheney regime to torture them after 911. Despite President Obama‘s campaign pledge to close […]

Duration:00:58:05

Law and Disorder January 15, 2018

1/14/2018
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Judge Thomas Griesa : Socialist Workers Party v Attorney General Retired federal Judge Thomas Griesa died two weeks ago in New York City at age 87. He presided over the historic case Socialist Workers party vs Attorney General. Leonard Boudin, the great leftist constitutional lawyer of his time, was chief counsel for the SWP […]

Duration:00:58:04

Law and Disorder January 8, 2017

1/7/2018
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Look for Me in the Whirlwind: From the Panther 21 to 21st-Century Revolutions The Black Panther Party was formed by community college students in Oakland California in 1966, the year after Malcolm X was murdered in New York City. It’s original name was the Black Panther Party For Self Defense. The Black Panther Party […]

Duration:00:58:13

Law and Disorder January 1, 2018

12/31/2017
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Will the 911 Case Finally Go To Trial? Sixteen years have passed since the 911 attacks. The truth of who was behind the attacks has come out in a class action lawsuit brought by more than 6500 victims and survivors. The lawsuit alleges that it was elements of the Saudi Arabian government that attacked […]

Duration:00:57:58

Law and Disorder December 25, 2017

12/24/2017
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Chris Hedges – Unspeakable The year 2017 has seen a qualitative acceleration and consolidation of power by the forces on the right which have been accurately described as a form of fascism. Three significant books were published this year addressing this phenomena, where it came from, and how to fight it. We have interviewed Nancy […]

Duration:00:58:00

Law and Disorder December 18, 2017

12/17/2017
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Columbia University Protesters Charged For Disrupting Controversial Speaker On October 10, 2017 the notorious British anti-Semite and Islamophobe Tony Robinson appeared by Skype on the Columbia university campus. He was invited by the College Republican Club. Many Columbia University students registered for the event and protested the things he said. The protesters did not […]

Duration:00:57:08

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

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