Entries by John Birdsall

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, […]

The Legal Defense Show – 08/27/16

Another week, another episode of Legal Defense with attorneys John Birdsall and Kirk Obear on 101.5 FM WHBL Sheboygan.  Kirk and John are now co-hosts of Legal Defense and will continue going forward bringing you cutting edge legal analysis that’s easy to understand.  This week John reports from Wyoming prior to Gerry Spence’s Trial Lawyers College […]

The Legal Defense Show – 08/20/16

It’s another episode of Legal Defense with attorneys John Birdsall and Kirk Obear on 101.5 FM WHBL Sheboygan! The attorneys start off with a recap of the most recent events in the sagas of Brendan Dassey and Steven Avery – the men at the center of the investigative series ‘Making a Murderer.’ John and Kirk discuss the […]

The Legal Defense Show – 08/13/16

Another week, another episode of Legal Defense with attorneys John Birdsall and Kirk Obear on 101.5 FM WHBL Sheboygan.  Kirk and John are now co-hosts of Legal Defense and will continue going forward bringing you cutting edge legal analysis that’s easy to understand.  

The Legal Defense Show – 07/23/16

Another week, another episode of Legal Defense on 101.5 FM WHBL Sheboygan. Kirk Obear is out this week, so John Birdsall runs the show solo. He discusses the tension over shootings of unarmed black men by law enforcement officials, and how the issue has worked its way into the rhetoric of the presidential candidates. In the second half […]