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Law and Disorder

Law and Disorder Radio

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/

Upcoming episodes

Venezuelan Embassy Protected Against Staged Attacks In DC; and Lawyers For The Left: In The Courts, In the Streets And On The Air May 21, 2019 | 9:00 am

The US government's failed attempted military coup in Venezuela and the ongoing attack on the Venezuelan embassy here. Michael Smith discusses how he came to write Lawyers from The Left and previews several of the lawyers profiled therein.


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How the Supreme Court Has Read the American Constitution; and Free Range Kids May 14, 2019 | 9:00 am

Interpreters of the Constitution are challenged with how, over time, to read a document that's not only old but also inflexible. You may have heard about the shaming of parents who let their son or daughter walk to school by themselves, or ride public transportation alone.


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Roe v Wade And Recent State Abortion Legislation; and Recent United States Aggression Toward Cuba May 7, 2019 | 9:00 am

Many states are passing evermore restrictive laws and riders that would immediately ban abortion if Roe vs Wade is overturned by the Supreme Court. The US has ratcheted up its 60 year effort to overthrow the elected government of Cuba and bri8ng back corporate capitalism to the island.


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Lawyers For The Left With Michael Smith; and Necessity Defense Upheld In Climate Change Case
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April 30, 2019 | 9:00 am

Lawyers For The Left: In The Courts, In the Streets And On The Air, profiles the some of the nation's most effective agents of social change. Activist Ken Ward said he had to break into a pipeline facility to save the planet from global warming, this strategy is rarely allowed to proceed.


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Speaking In Turkish: Denying the Armenian Genocide
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April 23, 2019 | 9:00 am

On April 24, 1915 the Interior Minister of the Ottoman Empire ordered the arrest and hangings of Armenian intellectuals and community leaders in Constantinople, the Armenian Genocide.


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Attorney James Goodale On Julian Assange Arrest; and Al Otro Lado and the Border Crisis
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April 16, 2019 | 9:00 am

Attorney James Goodale, he wrote an article titled, Why Julian Assange deserves First Amendment Protection. Center for Constitution Rights is representing Al Otro Lado, a legal and human rights organization helping migrants at the border.


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Poetry Of Lawrence Ferlinghetti; Attorney Chesa Boudin: Prison and Cash Bail Reform; and OxyContin Epidemic And the Sackler Family
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April 9, 2019 | 9:00 am

Hosts Read Poem by Lawrence Ferlinghetti Who Turned 100. A new crop of reform minded prosecutors are saying that the criminal justice system is broken. In March, the maker of OxyContin and the Sackler family, reached a $270 million settlement with the state of Oklahoma


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Misuse of Grand Juries And Chelsea Manning; The Brooklyn Folk Festival; and Abu Ghraib Prison Abuse Case
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April 2, 2019 | 9:00 am

is the Trump Administration Using Grand Juries for Political Purposes? Is there a renewed interest in folk music because of ideological divisions in America? In 2016 United States appeals court re-instituted the Abu Ghraib prison abuse case against a private military contractor CACI.


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U.S. Peace Council Returns From Venezuela; and Reprieve: UK Human Rights Group
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March 26, 2019 | 9:00 am

Ajamu Baraka is on the steering committee of the US Peace Council and has recently returned from Venezuela. Human Rights Attorney Clive Stafford Smith founded the nonprofit organization Reprieve to represent GITMO prisoners.


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My Lai Memorial Exhibit; and Democracy Denied: Five Lectures on U.S. Politics
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March 19, 2019 | 9:00 am

March 18 is the 51st anniversary of the My Lai Massacre when US troops murdered 504 Vietnamese women, old men, children and babies. Victor Wallace's book Democracy Denied offers a succinct history of several traits of the USA, such as exceptionalism, imperialism and racism.


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The Torture Machine: Racism and Police Violence in Chicago; and Eugene V Debs: A Graphic Biography
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March 12, 2019 | 9:00 am

Over 100 Black men in Chicago were tortured in the 1970s and 1980s to get them to confess to crimes although them were innocent. Eugene V. Debs was the greatest American Socialist and the foremost agitator for socialism that we have ever had.


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