The Legal Defense Show with Kirk Obear and John Birdsall 1/23/16

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John and Kirk return for another episode of The Legal Defense Show for WHBL Sheboygan. They jump right into and in-depth conversation about the Wisconsin Supreme Court ruling on State vs. Dumstrey, in which the court ruled that common areas in shared housing complexes do not constitute curtilage and privacy privileges under the 4th amendment. Remember to check in here or on Facebook each week for new episodes!

The Legal Defense Show with Kirk Obear and John Birdsall 1/16/16

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John and Kirk return for another episode of The Legal Defense Show for WHBL Sheboygan. They briefly reflect on the impact of David Bowie’s musical career, before pressing on with their in-depth debate over the 2007 trial and conviction of Steven Avery in Manitowoc County. With the news that a new legal team has undertaken the Avery case, John and Kirk discuss what legal procedures exist for the defense going forward.

The Legal Defense Show with Kirk Obear and John Birdsall 1/02/16

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Kirk returns this week for The Legal Defense Show on WHBL Sheboygan. He and John kick off the new year by trading thoughts on the arrest of Bill Cosby, where they think his case is heading, and laws regarding impairment and consent in Wisconsin and around the country. In the latter half of the show, they switch gears to discuss the heavily-publicized trial and conviction of Steven Avery, and what impact recent coverage of the Avery case will have going forward.

The Legal Defense Show with Kirk Obear and John Birdsall 12/19/15

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This week John joins Kirk again for another episode of the Legal Defense Show on WHBL Sheboygan to discuss some of the biggest talking points in the legal community today. Kirk and John touch on developments in DNA science and how it relates to exonerations, the President’s use of clemency, and differences in incarceration rates of Midwestern states.

The Legal Defense Show with Kirk Obear and John Birdsall 12/12/15

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John Birdsall joins Kirk Obear once again on The Legal Defense Show on WHBL Sheboygan. This week Kirk and John talk about a controversial article that went throughout the state if Wisconsin, which talks about the differences in how judges sentence defendants. Additional topics include implications facing the police in Neenah after shooting a hostage attempting to escape his captor and other Wisconsin criminal law topics.