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The Legal Defense Show – 4/7/18

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Legal Defense is back on 101.5 FM WHBL Sheboygan!

With a new week, comes a new episode of Legal Defense! This time John and Kirk discuss issues pertaining to JAG jury selection processes, Wisconsin Supreme Court Elections and the role of judges, and the compensation rate for appointed counsel. Additionally, Attorney John Birdsall discusses the current petition in front of the Wisconsin Supreme Court that deals with increasing the compensation rate for appointed defenders.

Don’t forget to tune in next week for another episode of Legal Defense! You can find all episodes, old and new, right here on our website: www.birdsall-law.com/legal-blog.

The Legal Defense Show – 1/27/18

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Legal Defense is back on 101.5 FM WHBL Sheboygan!

With a new week, comes a new episode of Legal Defense!  Attorney John Birdsall is coming to you from the Big Apple! While on a business trip in New York City, Attorney Birdsall discusses  a political corruption trial that is currently being held in the Southern District of New York. Additionally, Attorney Birdsall discusses the controversies surrounding a criminal death penalty case in Louisiana wherein the defense attorney admitted his client’s guilt. In discussing the Louisiana case, Attorney Birdsall addresses issues criminal defense attorneys face when representing mentally diminished clients.

To listen to this show please visit: http://wifc.com/podcasts/legal-defense/145/legal-defense-show-1-27-18/

Don’t forget to tune in next week for another episode of Legal Defense! You can find all episodes, old and new, right here on our website: www.birdsall-law.com/legal-blog.

 

The Legal Defense Show – 1/13/18

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Legal Defense is back on 101.5 FM WHBL Sheboygan!

With a new week, comes a new episode of Legal Defense!  Attorneys Kirk Obear and John Birdsall are back again with a new show full of controversy, Oprah, and pizza. First the dynamic duo discuss the controversies surrounding Michael Wolff’s book “Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House.”In discussion the purpose of the book, Attorneys Kirk and John remind listeners that the book is night offered for the truth of the statements, but rather for the truth that people said those statements. After discussing at length the beauty of New York City pizza, Kirk and John dissect the political persuasion power of Oprah and how celebrity fame leads to winning presidential elections.

Don’t forget to tune in next week for another episode of Legal Defense! You can find all episodes, old and new, right here on our website: www.birdsall-law.com/legal-blog.

To listen to this show visit: http://wifc.com/podcasts/legal-defense/145/legal-defense-show-1-13-18/

The Legal Defense Show – 1/6/18

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Legal Defense is back on 101.5 FM WHBL Sheboygan!

With a new week, comes a new episode of Legal Defense!  Attorney John Birdsall discusses a new Supreme Court case that addresses searches and seizures of rental vehicles. Additionally Attorney Birdsall will dissect a motion brought by Paul Manafort, which attacks Robert Mueller’s authority to investigate Russia’s involvement in the 2016 presidential election.

Don’t forget to tune in next week for another episode of Legal Defense! You can find all episodes, old and new, right here on our website: www.birdsall-law.com/legal-blog.

The Legal Defense Show – 7/22/17

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Legal Defense is back on 101.5 FM WHBL Sheboygan!

With a new week, comes a new episode of Legal Defense!  John and his law clerk, Nicole Muller, discuss the current controversies surrounding Jeff Sessions’ new asset forfeiture directive and the constitutional implications of such. In addition to exploring the underlying success and failure of cash bail programs, both John and Nicole dissect the new jailhouse snitch laws out of Texas.

Don’t forget to tune in next week for another episode of Legal Defense! You can find all episodes, old and new, right here on our website: www.birdsall-law.com/legal-blog.

The Legal Defense Show – 5/20/17

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Legal Defense is back on 101.5 FM WHBL Sheboygan!

With a new week, comes a new episode of Legal Defense!  John and Kirk discuss the controversies around jury nullification and a case that deals with an attorney who, in his closing statement, hinted at jury nullification.

Don’t forget to tune in next week for another episode of Legal Defense! You can find all episodes, old and new, right here on our website: www.birdsall-law.com/legal-blog.

The Legal Defense Show – 2/25/17

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Legal Defense is back on 101.5 FM WHBL Sheboygan!

With a new week, comes a new episode of Legal Defense!  John and Kirk discuss a recent Supreme Court case that reversed a conviction where the defense attorneys presented evidence that because their client was black, he was more like to re-offend,  and an ACLU lawsuit against the Milwaukee Police Department claiming that police are routinely violating the Fourth Amendment by stopping persons of color without cause akin to New York City’s “stop and frisk” policy that was found unconstitutional.

Don’t forget to tune in next week for another episode of Legal Defense! You can find all episodes, old and new, right here on our website: www.birdsall-law.com/legal-blog.

The Legal Defense Show – 2/11/17

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Legal Defense is back on 101.5 FM WHBL Sheboygan!

With a new administration, comes a new episode of Legal Defense!  John is solo today and discusses President Trump’s tough on crime agenda, his manipulation of FBI crime data, the role of police in a free society in the age of Trump, the roles of the three branches of government especially in relation to crime policy, the implications of the Muslim ban – legal and otherwise, the potential dismantling of federal “consent decrees” that seek to reform corrupt local police departments, and the proposed massive increase in ICE agents and an executive order to give them carte blanche to detain people.

Don’t forget to tune in next week for another episode of Legal Defense! You can find all episodes, old and new, right here on our website: www.birdsall-law.com/legal-blog.

The Legal Defense Show – 2/4/17

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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 from seven predominantly Muslim nations and the ensuing lawsuits seeking a restraining order, and reports that President Trump ordered Immigration and Custom Enforcement agents to ignore any federal court orders restraining their power to enforce the Muslim ban.

Don’t forget to tune in next week for another episode of Legal Defense! You can find all episodes, old and new, right here on our website: www.birdsall-law.com/legal-blog.

The Legal Defense Show – 1/28/17

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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 on the southern border and the legal issues with sovereign Indian Nations and practical issues presented, the balance of powers issues between the president and congress because of this and other executive orders, the potential federal intervention  promised by President Trump in Chicago to “send in the feds!”, a proposal to require recipients of public benefits to take skill training if they can’t find a job, the credential of supreme court nominee Neil Gorsuch.

Don’t forget to tune in next week for another episode of Legal Defense! You can find all episodes, old and new, right here on our website: www.birdsall-law.com/legal-blog.