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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 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


Law and Disorder September 11, 2017

9/11/2017
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—- Illegal Preventive War Sixteen years ago today two hijacked planes flew into the twin towers and another one into the Pentagon. 15 of the 19 attackers were Saudi Arabians. They were funded by elements of the Saudi Arabian government. Osama bin Laden, a Saudi Arabian fundamentalist from a wealthy Saudi family took responsibility […]

Duration: 00:57:52


Law and Disorder September 4, 2017

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Confederate Monuments and The Meaning of the Civil War The American Civil War fought from 1861 to 1865 killed more Americans than all other wars combined. 600,000 Americans died in a war that was fought over whether slavery was to be abolished in the United States. The Confederate General, Robert E Lee, had only an […]

Duration: 00:58:01


Law and Disorder August 28, 2017

8/28/2017
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Democracy in Chains: The Deep History of the Radical Right’s Stealth Plan for America The spectacle of President Donald Trump and the palace intrigue in the White House has served daily to distract people from the political strategy and accomplishments of the radical right, which is taking over the Republican Party. Over time, the […]

Duration: 00:58:08


Law and Disorder August 21, 2017

8/21/2017
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Charlottesville, VA Protests Clash: Analysis Donald Trump and extreme right supporters, outright fascists, white nationalists – suffered a huge defeat Saturday, August 12 in Charlotteville Virginia at a rally called Unite The Right. Anti-fascist demonstrator 32-year-old Charlottesville paralegal Heather Heyerdahl was murdered when a car driven by a Nazi sympathizer from Ohio ran into her. […]

Duration: 00:59:14


Law and Disorder August 14, 2017

8/14/2017
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U.S. Employees Agree To Be Microchipped In 2003, 500 of the largest corporations agreed to replace universal product codes or barcodes with tiny microchips creating the Electronic Bar Code or EBC. Since then we’ve reported how the RFID chip or radio frequency identification has intruded into our daily lives. RFID stands for Radio Frequency […]

Duration: 00:59:07


Law and Disorder August 7, 2017

8/6/2017
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Update: Anthony Scaramucci Removed From WH Communications Director Position —- Fair Punishment Project: Civil Asset Forfeiture Reform Efforts Controversial and antiquated civil forfeiture procedures across the nation are causing many, including the country’s poorest, to have assets seized by law enforcement agencies to fill department coffers. In 2016 the manager of a Burmese Christian […]

Duration: 00:45:49


Law and Disorder July 31, 2017

7/31/2017
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Update: Rev Billy And The Stop Shopping Choir: Radical Ritual At Trump Tower —- Democracy in Chains: The Deep History of the Radical Right’s Stealth Plan for America The spectacle of President Donald Trump and the palace intrigue in the White House has served daily to distract people from the political strategy and accomplishments […]

Duration: 00:59:21


Law and Disorder July 24, 2017

7/24/2017
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Trump Election Fraud Investigation Donald Trump lost last November’s election by some 3 million of the popular vote. Subsequently, he falsely asserted that between 3 and 5 million votes were cast illegally. Then in May of this year, by executive order, Trump established The Election Integrity Commission. The nominal head of the commission is […]

Duration: 00:58:26


Law and Disorder July 17, 2017

7/17/2017
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This is Not Populism : John Bellamy Foster Is Trump a neofascist? Thoughtful analysts on the left like Cornell West, Noam Chomsky, and Judith Butler think he is. But mainstream liberal commentators refuse to associate the Trump phenomena with fascism. They call him a right wing populist. What is neofascism? Right wing Populism? Does […]

Duration: 00:58:33


Law and Disorder July 3, 2017

7/2/2017
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Jeremy Corbyn Labour Party Victory One of the bright and hopeful developments in world politics was the wide support that Jeremy Corbyn, the leader of the British Labor Party got in that country’s recent elections. Corbyn ran on an unabashedly left platform. His party recruited tens of thousands of young people before and after […]

Duration: 00:59:02


Law and Disorder June 26, 2017

6/26/2017
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This is Not Populism : John Bellamy Foster Is Trump a neofascist? Thoughtful analysts on the left like Cornell West, Noam Chomsky, and Judith Butler think he is. But mainstream liberal commentators refuse to associate the Trump phenomena with fascism. They call him a right wing populist. What is neofascism? Right wing Populism? Does […]

Duration: 01:00:06


Law and Disorder June 19, 2017

6/19/2017
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Sex Trafficking Lawsuit Against Philadelphia Motel Prosecutors have dubbed a Northeast Philadelphia motel the city’s “epicenter of human trafficking.” Recently, a lawsuit was brought against the Roosevelt Motel for the pimping of a teenage girl in one of its rooms for a period of two years. It’s the first lawsuit under a 2014 state law […]

Duration: 00:59:44


Law and Disorder June 12, 2017

6/12/2017
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FBI Director James Comey Termination Fall Out President Donald Trump’s firing of FBI Director James Comey has many concerned about a possible impending threat to the independence of United States intelligence institutions. Trump’s action represents his most serious violation of political norms to-date. While the president does have the legal authority to fire the FBI […]

Duration: 00:58:28


Law and Disorder June 5, 2017

6/4/2017
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Reginald Dwayne Betts: Bastards of the Reagan Era Toni Morrison said, “All of that art-for-art’s-sake stuff is BS. Are you really telling me that Shakespeare and Aeschylus weren’t writing about kings? All good art is political! There is none that isn’t. And the ones that try hard not to be political are political by saying, […]

Duration: 00:58:39


Law and Disorder May 29, 2017

5/29/2017
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President Donald Trump, Foreign Investment And Russian Oligarchs There has been a huge clamor about Donald Trump’s election campaign getting help from Russia. But so far, no concrete evidence of this has been unearthed and the claim is as yet unsubstantiated. Last week, former FBI director Mueller, was named to head an investigation of Trump’s […]

Duration: 00:58:13


Law and Disorder May 22, 2017

5/22/2017
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Chicago Gang Intervention Programs: BUILD Attorney General Jeff Sessions recently vowed that the Justice Department has zero tolerance for gang violence. “If you are a gang member, he said, “we will find you,” “We will devastate your networks. We will starve your revenue sources, deplete your ranks, and seize your profits. We will not […]

Duration: 00:59:40


Law and Disorder May 15, 2017

5/15/2017
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Silk Road, Kingpin Charge and Ross Ulbricht In 2015 a jury found that then 29-year-old Ross Ulbricht had created and run an anonymous digital black market for drugs called Silk Road. The case was a high profile one, and Ulbricht had come to be known by some as the face of the Dark Web. He […]

Duration: 00:59:26


Law and Disorder May 8, 2017

5/8/2017
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Aging Prisoners and the Law Of Parole The United States of America imprisons a higher proportion of its population than any other country in the world. Today America holds 2.3 million people behind bars. This has been called “mass incarceration.” Part of the reason for mass incarceration is the system of parole, which many consider […]

Duration: 00:57:09


Law and Disorder May 1, 2017

5/1/2017
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Death Penalty Focus The state of Arkansas had plans to execute 8 men in 11 days this April, rushing to do so before the expiration date of one of the drugs used for the lethal injections. The executions have been temporarily stayed by several court orders. Arkansas’s unseemly rush has raise anew questions about the […]

Duration: 00:58:24

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