Tuesday at 9:00 am
Law and Disorder
Law and Disorder is a weekly, independent radio program airing on several stations across the United States. Law and Disorder gives listeners access to rare legal perspectives on issues concerning civil liberties, privacy, right to dissent and the horrendous practices of torture exercised by the US government.
This program examines the political forces and legislation that are moving the United States into a police state. Four of the top progressive attorneys and activists host the program and bring an amazing, diverse line up of guests from grassroots activists to politically mindful authors. Most importantly, Law and Disorder brings access to attorneys who give insights to some of the most controversial cases. Law and Disorder will sometimes be the generator of news within the radio echo-chamber throughout the country.
Program website – http://www.lawanddisorder.org/
Women’s Boat To Gaza: 2016 and Third Party U.S. Presidential Campaigns Gain Support October 18, 2016 | 9:00 am
Ann Wright speaks about being on the boat Zaytouna-Oliva as part of the women's boats to Gaza project. Checking in with Jeff Mackler who is the National Secretary of Socialist Action and their 2016 presidential candidate.
Dakota Access Pipeline Update With Attorney Jeff Haas and Seeking Justice: The Leo Frank Case Revisited October 11, 2016 | 9:00 am
Jeff Haas, was recently at the North Dakota encampment of Native Americans and climate change activists in solidarity with the Standing Rock Indian tribe. In 1913 Leo Frank, an innocent man found guilty of raping and murdering a 13-year-old girl was lynched by a mob after the Governor commuted his death sentence.
Demand the Impossible! A Radical Manifesto; Free Puerto Rican Nationalist Oscar L pez Rivera and Debtors Prison In The South October 4, 2016 | 9:00 am
Bill Ayers jauthor of Manifesto! Demand the Impossible. A movement is growing to release of 72-year-old Puerto Rican Nationalist Oscar L pez Rivera, who has served 34 years in prison. Many impoverished persons today face a debtors prisons in the form of unfair legal practices.
Bakken Pipeline Construction Temporarily Halted; U.S. Commission on Civil Rights; and Surveillance, Terrorism, CIA, Manufactured War September 20, 2016 | 9:00 am
NLG Attorney Jeff Haas update on stopping the Baaken Pipeline. Commission on Civil Rights report Peaceful Coexistence: Reconciling Non-discrimination Principles With Civil Rights. Ray McGovern looks at critical changes US has undergone since 9-11.
Legal Support For The Dakota Access Pipeline Resistance; New York State Otisville Training School; and Juveniles In The Criminal Justice System September 13, 2016 | 9:00 am
Attorney Jeff Haas is one of the National Lawyers Guild members representing the Camp of the Sacred Stones. The New York State Otisville Training School housed boys aged 14-17 and functioned as a boys' training school. Attorney Bernardine Dohrn is founder/former director of the Children and Family Justice Center and the Bluhm Legal Clinic.
Federal Judges Often Let Bad Cops Slide; Why the Policing Crisis Led to Black Lives Matter; and Brazil Government Coup Illegitimate September 6, 2016 | 9:00 am
The role that federal judges play in the root causes of police violence. Broken Windows policing is to stop major crimes from occurring, first prevent small signs of "disorder" from proliferating. An international tribunal has declared the impeachment of Brazil's President, Dilma Rousseff an illegitimate coup.
Lenny Bruce Life And First Amendment Trial Remembered; and Immigrant Children Forced To Act As Their Own Lawyers August 30, 2016 | 9:00 am
1950s comedian and rebellious social satirist Lenny Bruce died 50 years ago this month from an accidental overdose. Each year, thousands of children are forced to act as their own lawyers in immigration courts with no one to explain the charges.
The Movement For Black Lives; U.S. – Saudi Arabia Arms Deal; and George W. Bush, “The Decider” August 23, 2016 | 9:00 am
The Movement for Black Lives has issued a call to end the war against Black people. Last month Congress narrowly approved the sale of cluster bombs to Saudi Arabia. The major decisions after 911 were made by George W. Bush.
Fracking Civil Disobedience Ordinance; Voting Restrictions Overturned; and Successful Defense Against Entrapment Case August 9, 2016 | 9:00 am
Grant Township in PA, passed an ordinance permitting nonviolent direct action against local frack wastewater wells. US Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit invalidated voting restrictions in North Carolina. A Canadian couple were freed last month after a judge ruled they were entrapped by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.
Voices of Dissent At the Democratic National Convention 2016 & Chicago Police Accountability Task Force Report August 2, 2016 | 9:00 am
Hear several on the street interviews with activists attending demonstrations, activities in and outside the convention hall and evening discussions centered on the collective next steps.