Students Demand Action After School Shooting

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Politics |    April 18, 2018 |    |   8 Hits

By Farron Cousins On the evening of Thursday, February 1st, my wife received a phone call that left her in complete shock. She is a special education teacher at a middle school in Florida. The phone call was from her … Continue reading

Podcast: Examining the case against Trump lawyer Michael Cohen

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Politics |    April 18, 2018 |    |   33 Hits

After sorting through the players in the case against Micheal Cohen, one of President Trump’s personal lawyers, it’s time to take a more thorough examination of the case itself. FBI agents raided Cohen’s office, home and hotel room and seized … Continue reading

The players in the Cohen case

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Politics |    April 17, 2018 |    |   39 Hits

While Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s work investigating the Trump campaign’s possible ties to Russia continues, much of the attention has been diverted to the FBI’s raid on Micheal Cohen’s office, home and hotel room. Cohen, you’ll recall, is one of … Continue reading

Podcast: The FBI raid on Cohen, explained

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Politics |    April 12, 2018 |    |   31 Hits

After news stories about another hush money payment to a former doorman who claimed President Trump had fathered a love child, a pattern is emerging that there may have been an operation orchestrated by his attorney Michael Cohen to keep … Continue reading

Video: Attorney-client privilege 101: A lesson for Trump

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Politics |    April 10, 2018 |    |   42 Hits

Following the FBI raid of President Trump’s personal attorney Michael Cohen, the president and some conservative commentators have been bemoaning “the death of attorney-client privilege.” However, certain legal circumstances can circumvent attorney-client privilege. Cohen, you may recall, facilitated the payment … Continue reading

Podcast: Trump calls FBI raid of his personal lawyer a ‘total witch hunt’

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Politics |    April 10, 2018 |    |   37 Hits

President Donald Trump vented his rage after the FBI raided the office of his personal attorney Michael Cohen, calling it “disgraceful,” “a total witch hunt,” and a “whole new level of unfairness,” according to NPR. Meanwhile, Politico reports that the … Continue reading

ACLU Sues Orange County District Attorney and Sheriff over Secret, Illegal Jail Informant Program

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Politics |    April 4, 2018 |    |   27 Hits

The American Civil Liberties Union, the ACLU Foundation of Southern California, and the law firm of Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP today filed a lawsuit against Orange County District Attorney Tony Rackauckas and Orange County Sheriff Sandra Hutchens, whose departments … Continue reading

Follow The Trial Lawyer magazine on social media!

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Politics |    April 2, 2018 |    |   67 Hits

For the latest in legal and political news and opinions, follow The Trial Lawyer magazine on social media! The Trial Lawyer is the official publication of Legal Associations Management, and it’s now on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. We regularly post … Continue reading

Podcast: The secret history of how corporations gained civil rights

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Politics |    March 30, 2018 |    |   69 Hits

One of the longest, most successful campaigns for civil rights wasn’t led by women or African-Americans; it was led by corporations. In this podcast by the ABA Journal’s Modern Law Library, Law Professor Adam Winkler talks about what he learned … Continue reading

Podcast: Women affected by police violence

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Politics |    March 27, 2018 |    |   54 Hits

Police violence affects women of color as much as men. So why don’t we hear more about it? In this podcast from The Washington Post, Jonathan Capehart talks to Andrea J. Ritchie, author of Invisible No More: Police Violence Against … Continue reading