Entries by John Birdsall

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.

The Legal Defense Show – 10/22/16

Listen to the newest episode of Legal Defense with attorneys John Birdsall and Kirk Obear on 101.5 FM WHBL Sheboygan! John and Kirk continue their previous week’s discussion regarding the impact of this election cycle on the future of politics and political discourse in the United States. They focus in particular on the nuances of […]

The Legal Defense Show – 10/15/16

It’s Legal Defense with attorneys John Birdsall and Kirk Obear on 101.5 FM WHBL Sheboygan! With the election only a few weeks away, John and Kirk discuss the major party candidates, and dig into the history of the electoral process in the United States. In the second segment, they discuss how sexual assault cases are […]

The Legal Defense Show – 10/08/16

It’s another weekly episode of Legal Defense with attorneys John Birdsall and Kirk Obear on 101.5 FM WHBL Sheboygan! The show begins with a discussion of the excellent Netflix documentary “13th” directed by Ava DuVernay, which examines mass incarceration in the United States, and the historical roots of the problem. Using the film as a jumping-off […]

The Legal Defense Show – 10/01/16

It’s another weekly episode of Legal Defense with attorneys John Birdsall and Kirk Obear on 101.5 FM WHBL Sheboygan! John and Kirk discuss some of the evolving theories on community policing practices, and how this topic has been covered by the presidential candidates this election cycle. They delve deeper into the comments that Donald Trump has […]

The Legal Defense Show – 09/24/16

It’s another episode of Legal Defense with attorneys John Birdsall and Kirk Obear on 101.5 FM WHBL Sheboygan! John starts off the show talking about the Milwaukee Rescue Mission, which provides shelter and counseling for Milwaukee’s homeless population. Kirk then discusses a conference he recently hosted for Wisconsin area defense attorneys, in which once of the […]

The Legal Defense Show – 09/10/16

It’s another episode of Legal Defense with attorneys John Birdsall and Kirk Obear on 101.5 FM WHBL Sheboygan!  After several weeks of running the show solo, both attorneys are back together to discuss legal topics from Wisconsin and around the nation. They begin with coverage of a new book by former Manitowoc County assistant prosecutor Michael Griesbach, […]