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/
Leonard Peltier Clemency; and Exoneree Diaries: The Fight for Innocence June 14, 2016 | 9:00 am
Leonard Peltier is a Native American activist convicted of killing two FBI agents, 40 years in prison, despite prosecutors Having manufactured evidence against him. We hear of stories of wrongfully convicted persons being released after behind bars, we don t hear how exonerated individuals piece their lives back together.
Lawyers You’ll Like : Attorney Jim Lafferty; and American Nuremberg: U.S. Officials Who Should Stand Trial for Post-9/11 War Crimes June 7, 2016 | 9:00 am
Jim has been a lawyer and movement activist in Detroit, New York City, and Los Angeles since the 1960s. America's legal system have consistently refused to apply international principles of justice to our own officials.
Remembering Michael Ratner, Law and Disorder Cohost, Activist, Radical Attorney May 31, 2016 | 9:00 am
Hosts Heidi Boghosian and Michael Smith reflect on Michael Ratner's work and listen back to several monologue updates.
A Full Life: James Connolly, The Irish Rebel and Songs of Freedom: The James Connolly Songs of Freedom Band May 24, 2016 | 9:00 am
Executed by a British firing squad on May 12, 1916 for his role in organizing the Easter Rising, James Connolly was one of the most prominent radical organizers and agitators of his day.
Tomas Young’s War; and The Surveillance State and Tor May 17, 2016 | 9:00 am
Tomas Young joined the Army after the 9/11 attacks to fight in Afghanistan. He was deployed to Iraq and shot in ambush in the back of an open truck in Baghdad. As computer technology has evolved, intelligence organizations want to be allowed back door access to encrypted data.
Discrediting the Red Scare: The Cold War Trials of James Kutcher, The Legless Veteran; and Saudi Arabia Threatens To Dump US Assets If Blamed For 911 May 10, 2016 | 9:00 am
Historian Robert Goldstein's hnew book about James Kutcher exposed some of the worst abuses of the red scare. Phyllis Bennis joins us to to talk about the alleged Saudi Arabian connection to 911 and Obama's impending meeting with the Saudi Arabian king.
The General’s Son, Journey of an Israeli in Palestine; and Racism Within Chicago’s Police Department May 3, 2016 | 9:00 am
Miko Peled's book, The General's Son is an account of his family history and his own personal political and moral evolution. Chicago Attorney Flint Taylor, a founding partner in the People's Law Office, has been engaged in police abuse litigation since the 1960s.
Speaking In Turkish: Denying the Armenian Genocide April 26, 2016 | 9:00 am
To commemorate the first genocide of the 20th century, Law and Disorder co-host Heidi Boghosian presents a documentary special titled Speaking In Turkish: Denying the Armenian Genocide.
Dallas 6 Trial Ends In Mistrial; 21 States Legislate Suppression of Divestment In Isreal: and Humanitarian and Economic Crisis in Puerto Rico April 19, 2016 | 9:00 am
The Dallas 6 were forced to stay in solitary confinement for up to 10 years. Israel advocacy groups and state law makers have introduced anti-BDS legislation in 21 states across the US. There is a humanitarian and economic crisis in Puerto Rico, forty percent of the population are unemployed.