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Law And Disorder RadioLaw and Disorder is a weekly, independent radio program airing on many stations across the United States and podcasting on the web.

Law and Disorder radio gives listeners access to rare legal perspectives on issues concerning civil liberties, privacy, right to dissent and the horrendous practices of torture exercised by the US government.

This program examines the political forces and legislation that are moving the United States into a police state.

Three of the top progressive attorneys and activists host the program and consistently bring a diverse line up of guests from grass-roots activists to politically mindful authors. More importantly, Law and Disorder brings access to attorneys who give insights to some of the most controversial cases.

Law And Disorder Radio Show Archive:

Law and Disorder October 15, 2018

Monday 15th October 2018

  The Power of Public Outrage: Laquan McDonald’s Place in History Jason van Dyke, the Chicago police officer who four years ago shot 17-year-old Laquan McDonald 16 times in the back, was found guilty on October 5th of second-degree murder and 16 counts of aggravated battery by Chicago jury. This was the first time in […]

Law and Disorder October 8, 2018

Monday 8th October 2018

  Regulation Designed to Tax Protesters For First Amendment Activity The Trump administration has another first for America. It wants demonstrators to pay to use public parks, sidewalks and streets to engage in free speech. The effect of taxing protesters in the nation’s capital will be to restrict access for First Amendment activities to the very […]

Law and Disorder October 1, 2018

Monday 1st October 2018

  Attorney Michael Tigar: The Mythologies of State and Monopoly Power The American criminal justice system is buttressed, sustained and perpetuated by various myths. These myths dominate legal ideology. The most important of these myths concern racism, criminal justice, free expression, workers’ rights, and international human rights. “Ordinary private law categories of property, contract, and […]

Law and Disorder September 24, 2018

Monday 24th September 2018

  Bolton Threatens ICC Over Probes Into US War Crimes On September 10, 2018 in Washington DC, President Donald Trump‘s national security adviser John Bolton gave an important and widely publicized speech to the rightist Federalist Society threatening International Criminal Court judges and courtpersonnel if they dared to probe into U.S. torture practices in […]

Law and Disorder September 17, 2018

Monday 17th September 2018

  First Amendment Case: Food Not Bombs In a remarkable victory for free speech, in late August three 11th Circuit judges held that the Ft. Lauderdale Food Not Bombs’ weekly outdoor food sharing is expressive conduct protected by the First Amendment. The Florida group is affiliated with the international organization Food Not Bombs, and engages […]

Law and Disorder September 10, 2018

Monday 10th September 2018

  Green Party Candidate for New York Governor: Howie Hawkins Former United States President Jimmy Carter has pointedly observed that the United States is not a democracy, it is an oligarchy. That is, it is a country ruled by a handful of rich people, the 1%, at the expense of the vast majority, the 99%, […]

Law and Disorder September 3, 2018

Monday 3rd September 2018

  Beyond Apology: Child Torture and Cover Ups In the Catholic Church “How does the Catholic Church evaluate cases of pedophilia committed by priests?”  This is the first question posed in the pamphlet titled “Pedophilia and the Priesthood,” written by Monsignor Raffaello Martinelli. The answer reads in part: These crimes of pedophilia have been labeled as “a […]

Law and Disorder August 22, 2018

Monday 27th August 2018

  Attorney Angela Davis: Arbitrary Justice “In the halls of justice”, it has been quipped, “the only justice you find is in the halls.” H. Rap Brown, a leader of SNCC, the Student Non-violent Coordinating Committee, said that justice in America means “just us”. There are 2.3 million people in American prisons today. A great […]

Law and Disorder August 20, 2018

Monday 20th August 2018

  Holding Smart City Projects Accountable – Sidewalk Labs Toronto Around the world, countries are talking about the idea of, and developing plans to implement, so-called “smart cities.” Smart Cities are urban areas that use electronic data to collect information, which is then used to manage financial assets and other municipal resources. Data is collected […]

Law and Disorder August 13, 2018

Monday 13th August 2018

   Michael E. Tigar On Challenges Lawyers Currently Face  Recently on Law And Disorder we interviewed Baher Azmy, Legal Director at the Center for Constitutional Rights, and National Lawyers Guild President Natasha Bannan. We were interested in their views of the challenges facing leftist lawyers and their movement clients face in these difficult times. Attorney […]