Entries by John Birdsall

The Legal Defense Show – 2/4/17

Legal Defense is back on 101.5 FM WHBL Sheboygan! With a new administration, comes a new episode of Legal Defense!  Kirk and John discuss the recent redistricting litigation that found Wisconsin’s republican drawn legislative district lines were unconstitutional, the evolution of political parties in the context of that litigation, President Trumps executive order banning travel […]

The Legal Defense Show – 1/28/17

Legal Defense is back on 101.5 FM WHBL Sheboygan! With a new administration, comes a new episode of Legal Defense!  Kirk and John discuss the role of the Rule of Law in US history and its state today, the organic growth of the “co-equal” branches of government, President Trump’s executive order to build a wall […]

The Legal Defense Show – 1/21/17

Legal Defense is back on 101.5 FM WHBL Sheboygan! With the presidential inauguration, comes a new episode of Legal Defense!  Kirk and John discuss President Obama’s commutation of Chelsea Manning’s sentence for leaking classified documents,  the legal parameters of the military chain-of-command, the pardon of James Cartwright, the former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of […]

The Legal Defense Show – 1/14/17

Legal Defense is back on 101.5 FM WHBL Sheboygan! With the New Year, comes a new episode of Legal Defense!  Kirk and John discuss a recent court of appeals ruling where a defendant wanted a different lawyer and the court forced him to continue to trial without counsel, and the problems with Ignition Interlock Devices […]

The Legal Defense Show – 1/7/17

Legal Defense is back on 101.5 FM WHBL Sheboygan! With the New Year, comes a new episode of Legal Defense!  Kirk and John discuss the presumption of innocence, a request by the Democratic Party of Wisconsin to obtain training videos created by now Attorney General Brad Schimel while he was district attorney of Waukesha County, […]

The Legal Defense Show – 12/17/16

It’s another episode of Legal Defense on 101.5 FM WHBL Sheboygan! With Kirk out of town this week, John does the show solo. He jumps into a discussion of the electoral college – what it is, how it works, and why, despite the presidential election having taken place on November 8th, the college will not be […]

The Legal Defense Show – 12/10/16

It’s another episode of Legal Defense with attorneys John Birdsall and Kirk Obear on 101.5 FM WHBL Sheboygan! They kick off the show by discussing President Obama’s string of clemency actions, which have largely been directed at nonviolent drug offenders, and what challenges those released still face as convicted felons. Later in the show, they discuss […]

The Legal Defense Show – 11/26/16

Listen to the newest episode of Legal Defense with attorneys John Birdsall and Kirk Obear on 101.5 FM WHBL Sheboygan! With John in New York for Thanksgiving, Kirk does the show solo. He covers the recent District Court ruling that rejected hyper-partisan gerrymandering in Wisconsin, and discusses what repercussions this could have for gerrymandering tactics around […]

The Legal Defense Show – 11/12/16

Listen to the newest episode of Legal Defense with attorneys John Birdsall and Kirk Obear on 101.5 FM WHBL Sheboygan! They give some updates on the ongoing Waukesha “Slender Man” case, including the recent motion filed by the defense that questions the validity of confessions made by the two suspects while in custody. Every week, […]

The Legal Defense Show – 10/29/16

Listen to the newest episode of Legal Defense with attorneys John Birdsall and Kirk Obear on 101.5 FM WHBL Sheboygan! Every week, you can find an all new episode of Legal Defense right here on our website: www.birdsall-law.com/legal-blog.