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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 December 10, 2018

Monday 10th December 2018

  How the Rats Re-Formed Congress A fable is a short tale that anthropomorphizes animals. The animals personify human virtues and vices, and function as an instrument of moral instruction. We mention this because Ralph Nader joins us to discuss his new book How the Rats Re-Formed Congress. It’s a Fable about an invasion of rats […]

Law and Disorder December 3, 2018

Monday 3rd December 2018

  Death with Dignity Seventy percent of Americans support the end-of-life option permitting qualified terminally ill people to end their lives through physician-prescribed medications. Despite this, forty-four states don’t have statutes outlining the procedure, and safeguards, for getting medications to hasten inevitable death. Death with Dignity is a growing movement that works to ensure terminally […]

Law and Disorder November 26, 2018

Monday 26th November 2018

  Impeaching the President: Past, Present and Future Two U.S. presidents have been impeached: Andrew Johnson in 1868, and Bill Clinton in 1998. Richard Nixon would have been impeached but he resigned in 1974. Rumblings of impeaching the winner of the 2016 president elections even took place before the votes were in. Opponents of Hillary […]

Law and Disorder November 19, 2018

Monday 19th November 2018

  Crash Course : From the Good War to the Forever War US Army Ranger turned conscientious objector Rory Fanning recently wrote in this in The Guardian newspaper: “Last week Sunday ,November 11, we celebrated Veterans Day. It used to be called Armistice Day and was a celebration of peace after the slaughter of World […]

Law and Disorder November 12, 2018

Monday 12th November 2018

Update: Hosts Discuss U.S. Primary Election —-   Trump’s Judges Imperil Our Rights for Decades In less than two years, Donald Trump has two installed not one, but two, right-wing justices on the Supreme Court, ensuring a conservative majority for decades to come. Republican congressional leadership appropriated (stole?) a high Court appointment from Barack Obama […]

Law and Disorder November 5, 2018

Monday 5th November 2018

  Mumia Abu-Jamal Update October 2018 Last week, attorneys for Mumia Abu Jamal argued in court that conflicts of interest led to unfair rulings against him in his longstanding case. As many know, Abu-Jamal was sentenced to death for the 1981 killing of Philadelphia police officer Daniel Faulkner. The case was riddled with constitutional violations, […]

Law and Disorder October 29, 2018

Monday 29th October 2018

  What Happened To Journalist Jamal Khashoggi? This much has become clear: 33-year-old Saudi Arabian crown prince Mohammed bin Salman knew of or directed the gruesome torture, murder, and dismemberment of Saudi journalist and Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on October 2, 2018. The US has had an alliance […]

Law and Disorder October 22, 2018

Monday 22nd October 2018

  Chris Hedges – America: the Farewell Tour We are living in terrible times. Novelist Barbara Kingsolver has said that “it feels like the end of the world.” Last week hurricane Michael destroyed much of the Florida Panhandle. Before that hurricanes decimated Puerto Rico and before that Houston and before that New Orleans. Climate scientists predict […]

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 […]