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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 December 9, 2019

12/8/2019
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President Donald Trump, Ukraine, The Bidens And Impeachment The late critic of American politics Gore Vidal often referred to the United States as the United States of amnesia. Even though it was only five years ago in 2014 that the Obama-Biden administration spent $5 billion to help overthrow the democratically elected government of the Ukraine, […]

Duration:00:57:29

Law and Disorder December 2, 2019

12/1/2019
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CCR Attorney Brings GTMO Cases To Highest International Court The International Criminal Court was established in 1998 and began sitting in 2002. To date there are 123 countries who have ratified the Rome Statute that created the ICC and participate in it. The role of the ICC is to bring to justice the world’s worst […]

Duration:00:57:00

Law and Disorder November 25, 2019

11/24/2019
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In Defense of Julian Assange Whistle-blowing truth telling journalist and WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange now sits in solitary confinement in London‘s infamous Belmarsh prison. The Trump administration has asked that he be extradited to Virginia for trial as a spy. Today we interview Margaret Kunstler and Tariq Ali who edited and introduce the just published […]

Duration:00:57:55

Law and Disorder November 18, 2019

11/17/2019
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Labor Party’s Jeremy Corbyn For British Prime Minister: Analysis Next month and December 12 Great Britain will hold national elections. Jeremy Corbyn, a social Democrat similar in some respects to Bernie Sanders heads the British Labor Party. He has said “I will be a very different kind of Prime Minister, not the kind of Prime […]

Duration:00:58:00

Law and Disorder November 11, 2019

11/10/2019
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Victory: Trump Administration Rescinds Planned Anti-Protest Rules In a stunning victory for free speech, the National Park Service was recently forced to do an about face. It withdrew a proposal that would have place burdensome restrictions on protests on the Mall and other federal land in Washington, DC. Citing feedback it had received from the […]

Duration:00:57:59

Law and Disorder November 4, 2019

11/3/2019
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Kings Bay Plowshare 7 Face Sentencing After Powerful Testimony In our society nuclear weapons that can destroy all creation are taken as a normal, even an inevitable, part of life. In a dramatic action to break what they call “the crime of silence“ seven Catholic peace activists entered the Kings Bay Trident Submarine Base in […]

Duration:00:57:56

Law and Disorder October 28, 2019

10/27/2019
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Jeremy Hammond Refused To Answer Federal Grand Jury Questions Imprisoned information activist Jeremy Hammond was recently found in contempt for refusing to answer seven questions in front of a Federal Grand Jury in the Eastern District of Virginia. Earlier this year Chelsea Manning was remanded into custody for failure to provide testimony before the same […]

Duration:00:57:56

Law and Disorder October 21, 2019

10/20/2019
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Impeachment Inquiry With Constitutional Law Professor Marjorie Cohn Nearly 300 former U.S. national security and foreign policy officials signed an open letter on October 6, calling for an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump’s dealings with Ukraine. The signatures were gathered by National Security Action, an organization that former Obama administration officials formed out of […]

Duration:00:57:58

Law and Disorder October 14, 2019

10/14/2019
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U.S. Judge Sides With Chevron, Blocks $9.5 Billion Judgement, Donziger Arrested. In 2012 the Ecuadorian Supreme Court ordered the oil giant Chevron to pay $9.5 billion in damages to five indigenous tribes of the Amazon rain forest. It was one of the largest judgments in history. The court ruled that Chevron systematically contaminated a patch […]

Duration:00:57:56

Law and Disorder October 7, 2019

10/6/2019
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Kings Bay Plowshares 7 Case Update October 2019 In our society, nuclear weapons that can destroy all creation are taken as a normal, even an inevitable part of life. In a dramatic action to break what they call “the crime of silence” seven Catholic peace activists entered the Kings Bay trident submarine base in Georgia […]

Duration:00:57:54

Law and Disorder September 30, 2019

9/29/2019
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Power of Attorney: Can Progressive Prosecutors Achieve Meaningful Criminal Justice Reform? Can progressive prosecutors achieve meaningful criminal justice reform? Returning guest reporter Andrew Cockburn addresses this question in his recent article in Harper’s magazine titled Power of Attorney. Attorney Dave Clegg, running for the office of prosecutor in Ulster County, has written that prosecutors are […]

Duration:00:57:59

Law and Disorder September 23, 2019

9/22/2019
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When at Times the Mob Is Swayed, A Citizen’s Guide to Defending Our Republic Trump was elected by about 25% of the eligible voters. Half of the voters who could have, didn’t vote. He lost the popular election by 3 million votes. Since then, this appalling man has proceeded to aggrandize his power. Backed by […]

Duration:00:57:56

Law and Disorder September 16, 2019

9/15/2019
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Amazon Ring Of Surveillance When it comes to e-commerce, the multinational tech company Amazon.com has laid claim to a huge corner on the market. Now, it’s venturing into the business of surveillance. Amazon is aggressively pursuing law enforcement partnerships. More than 400 police departments across the nation have already joined forces with the tech giant’s […]

Duration:00:57:57

Law and Disorder September 9, 2019

9/8/2019
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Updates: Host Reunion: Epstein Update —- CCR Update With Legal Director Baher Azmy Three years ago Donald Trump ran on a racist nativist platform scapegoating Muslims and Mexicans. He lost the popular vote but won the election through the electoral college and began implementing his scapegoating. First he banned Muslims because the Supreme Court ignored […]

Duration:00:57:59

Law and Disorder September 2, 2019

9/1/2019
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The Movie SKIN and One People’s Project In the recently-released 2019 movie SKIN, skinhead Bryon Widner’s body is covered in racist tattoos, each marking a hate crime he committed. His parents Shareen and Fred “Hammer” Krager, run a kind of camp that recruits and trains young men—often lost and hungry–to become white supremacists. Bryon meets […]

Duration:00:57:58

Law and Disorder August 26, 2019

8/25/2019
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Victory In New York City Wikileaks Case Truth telling journalist and publisher Julian Assange and his organization Wiki-leaks won a significant First Amendment victory in federal court in New York City on July 29. As reported by Oscar Grendel in the World Socialists Website, “The decision by Judge John Koeltl of the US District Court […]

Duration:00:57:56

Law and Disorder August 19, 2019

8/19/2019
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Now Available: Harriet Tubman Stamp In 2016, the Obama administration announced plans to replace the image on the $20 bill from former President Andrew Jackson to underground railroad hero Harriet Tubman. The change was supposed to go into effect in 2020, the 100th anniversary of Women’s Suffrage. But recently Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, told a […]

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Law and Disorder August 12, 2019

8/12/2019
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Trump in the White House: Tragedy and Farce The great issues of our times are the return of fascism to the United States and Europe, climate change, and the stagnation of the world capitalist economy. These great issues are pressing and interconnected. We used to think that the experience of World War II guaranteed that […]

Duration:00:57:53

Law and Disorder August 5, 2019

8/4/2019
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The Silk Road and Ross Ulbricht It’s been four years since a jury found that then 29-year-old Ross Ulbricht guilty on charges related to operating a Dark Website called the Silk Road that sold, among other things, illicit drugs. The case was a high profile one, and Rosshad come to be known by some […]

Duration:00:58:00

Law and Disorder July 29, 2019

7/29/2019
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Gov. Ricardo A. Rosselló Announces Resignation After Massive Protest Fills Streets President Donald Trump’s recent attacks on four congresswomen, people of color, telling them “to go back home” echoes the dehumanizing demagoguery of fascist strong men who use race baiting to scapegoat and divide and conquer. Victimizing Latinos has been a strategy of Trump’s ever […]

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