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Freedom Of The Press In Trump's America

Stream Freedom Of The Press In Trump's America by Legal Talk Network from desktop or your mobile device
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What can past presidential history teach us about today? - Legal Talk Network

What can past presidential history teach us about today? - Legal Talk Network | AmericanJustice | Scoop.it
Talmage Boston talks about historical context when judging a president's actions and what history tells us about the future of the Trump administration.
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#107: Niche Practice: Weed Law, with Matthew Buck - Legal Talk Network

#107: Niche Practice: Weed Law, with Matthew Buck - Legal Talk Network | AmericanJustice | Scoop.it
The world of weed law, the ethics of advising clients who are committing federal crimes, and how to market a niche practice.
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Investigation and Cross Examination - Legal Talk Network

Investigation and Cross Examination - Legal Talk Network | AmericanJustice | Scoop.it
Conversations with F. Lee Bailey: The Essence of Investigation. We are privileged at the Legal Talk Network to have conducted private interviews with the l
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A seismic shift in how the US wages war and what it means for the American public - Legal Talk Network

A seismic shift in how the US wages war and what it means for the American public - Legal Talk Network | AmericanJustice | Scoop.it
Georgetown law professor Rosa Books shares the experiences she had in the U.S. government which led her to write her new book.
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Model Penal Code and Criminal Culpability - SMOLENSKY LAW

Model Penal Code and Criminal Culpability - SMOLENSKY LAW | AmericanJustice | Scoop.it
How did the drafters of the Model Penal Code resolve the issues identified by scholars and policymakers with respect to mens rea (criminal intent)?
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How did the Model Penal Code resolve issues related to the element of criminal intent at common law? Follow this link for the answer.
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Mens Rea: What is it and why does it matter? - SMOLENSKY LAW

Mens Rea: What is it and why does it matter? - SMOLENSKY LAW | AmericanJustice | Scoop.it
What is mens rea? Are all crimes defined with an element of mens rea (criminal intent)? Why does it matter whether modern laws include a mens rea element?
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Historical Analysis of the U.S. Constitution - SMOLENSKY LAW

Historical Analysis of the U.S. Constitution - SMOLENSKY LAW | AmericanJustice | Scoop.it
How do scholars interpret the U.S. Constitution? What is Textualism, Originalism, Judicial Precedent, and Historical Analysis of the U.S. Constitution?
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Gun Control v. The Second Amendment

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This post presents both sides with respect to the dialogue about gun control and the Second Amendment in a televised debate on Intelligence Squared.
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Distracted Driving: Nationally and in New Jersey - SMOLENSKY LAW

Distracted Driving: Nationally and in New Jersey - SMOLENSKY LAW | AmericanJustice | Scoop.it
What is "distracted driving?" Why is distracted driving a concern? And how has the government of New Jersey reacted to it?
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The Thirteenth Amendment and Modern Slavery - SMOLENSKY LAW

The Thirteenth Amendment and Modern Slavery - SMOLENSKY LAW | AmericanJustice | Scoop.it
Does human slavery exist in the modern 21st Century world? Did the Thirteenth Amendment abolish it in the United States of America?
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A justice system without honor and integrity is no justice system at all. #OATH 1st

A justice system without honor and integrity is no justice system at all.  #OATH 1st | AmericanJustice | Scoop.it
A justice system without honor and integrity is no justice system at all. #OATH 1st

Via Randy L. Dixon Rivera
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The Second Amendment and Gun Control - SMOLENSKY LAW

The Second Amendment and Gun Control - SMOLENSKY LAW | AmericanJustice | Scoop.it
What does the Second Amendment right to keep and bear arms mean in New Jersey, where the law favors strict enforcement of gun control?
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Alberto Gonzales reflects back on Bush administration and gives his advice for Trump staff - Legal Talk Network

Alberto Gonzales reflects back on Bush administration and gives his advice for Trump staff - Legal Talk Network | AmericanJustice | Scoop.it
The Hon. Alberto R. Gonzales, White House counsel and U.S. attorney general under President Bush, talks about his new memoir, "True Faith and Allegiance."
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F. Lee Bailey Podcast - Legal Talk Network

F. Lee Bailey Podcast - Legal Talk Network | AmericanJustice | Scoop.it
We are privileged at the Legal Talk Network to have conducted private interviews with the legendary F. Lee Bailey at his Massachusetts home. You’ll hear about the role of investigation in every facet of a trial.
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Captain Ernest Medina Court Martial & the Patty Hearst Trial - Legal Talk Network

Captain Ernest Medina Court Martial & the Patty Hearst Trial - Legal Talk Network | AmericanJustice | Scoop.it
Conversations with F. Lee Bailey: The Essence of Investigation. One of the most perfect trials with expert investigation on both sides according to F. Lee
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The Boston Strangler, Sheppard & Simpson Cases - Legal Talk Network

The Boston Strangler, Sheppard & Simpson Cases - Legal Talk Network | AmericanJustice | Scoop.it
Conversations with F. Lee Bailey: The Essence of Investigation. We are privileged at the Legal Talk Network to have conducted private interviews with the l
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What is the sine qua non of litigation?
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John Lennon's lawyer explains how the musician's deportation case changed immigration law - Legal Talk Network

John Lennon's lawyer explains how the musician's deportation case changed immigration law - Legal Talk Network | AmericanJustice | Scoop.it
Leon Wildes and his son Michael join the ABA Journal’s Lee Rawles to discuss the legacy of the John Lennon Immigration case and the effect on their family.
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Historical Evolution of Criminal Intent - SMOLENSKY LAW

Historical Evolution of Criminal Intent - SMOLENSKY LAW | AmericanJustice | Scoop.it
How did Anglo-American criminal law develop with respect to the historical evolution of criminal intent? This post answers this question (with citations).
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Former VA doctor nicknamed 'Candy Man' agrees to surrender medical license

Former VA doctor nicknamed 'Candy Man' agrees to surrender medical license | AmericanJustice | Scoop.it
The question of whether to strip David Houlihan of his license was one of the lingering threads from a 2014 investigation into the Tomah VA that found doctors there were over-prescribing opioids.
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Attica Prison Uprising: An American Powder Keg - SMOLENSKY LAW

Attica Prison Uprising: An American Powder Keg - SMOLENSKY LAW | AmericanJustice | Scoop.it
What can we learn today from the Attica Prison Uprising? Did Attica Prison authorities exceed their power? Was the Attica Prison riot justifiable?
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Pres. Lincoln Signs Emancipation Proclamation

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Slavery in the United States of America leading up to the Emancipation Proclamation.
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What provisions of the U.S. Constitution took slavery into account? Did similar provisions appear in the Articles of Confederation? How did the Emancipation Proclamation side-step judicial review?
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Freedom of Speech and The First Amendment - SMOLENSKY LAW

Freedom of Speech and The First Amendment - SMOLENSKY LAW | AmericanJustice | Scoop.it
What First Amendment principles apply to freedom of speech and expression? To what extent does the law allow the government to regulate speech?
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Lessons in business … from prison, with Jeff Smith - SMOLENSKY LAW

Lessons in business … from prison, with Jeff Smith - SMOLENSKY LAW | AmericanJustice | Scoop.it
In 2004 as a newcomer to a career in politics, Jeff Smith ran for United States Congress. Go big or go home, right? Subsequently, Mr. Smith lost his bid in the primary election for the House of Representatives in Washington. But only by a narrow margin. Additionally, Smith’s grass roots campaign doubled as a documentary about American politics, “Can Mr. Smith Get to Washington Anymore?” Undeterred by the setback, in 2005 Smith became a Missouri State Senator. Thus began a political career for the former St. Louis educator. The wave of success developed into a tsunami, however, as legal problems developed for Smith...
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