Opening Arguments

Every episode, legal expert Andrew and comic relief Thomas will tackle a popular legal topic and give you all the tools you need to understand the issue and win every argument you have on Facebook, with your Uncle Frank, or wherever someone is wrong on the Internet. It's law. It's politics. It's fun. We don't tell you what to think, we just set up the Opening Arguments.

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episode 19: Should Edward Snowden Be Pardoned?


PLEASE PLEASE fill out a very brief survey for us!!! https://survey.libsyn.com/openargs In this week’s episode, we look at some of the interesting details surrounding the intentional release of classified materials by Edward Snowden.  In particular,


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 2016-10-26  1h1m
 
 

episode 18: You Be The Supreme Court, Part 3


In this week’s super-sized episode, we conclude our three-part role-playing experiment “You Be The Supreme Court,” using an actual case that is currently pending before the Court:  Trinity Lutheran Church of Columbia, Inc. v. Pauley. Last time,


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 2016-10-19  1h14m
 
 

episode 17: You Be The Supreme Court, Part 2


  In this week’s episode, we return to our little role-playing experiment “You Be The Supreme Court,” using an actual case that is currently pending before the Court:  Trinity Lutheran Church of Columbia, Inc. v. Pauley. Last time,


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 2016-10-12  1h11m
 
 

episode 16: Dump Trump?


In this week’s bonus episode, we tackle the breaking legal question of whether the RNC can legally replace Donald Trump as the Republican nominee for President, and if so, what the consequences would be.  You don’t want to miss this episode!


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 2016-10-11  1h5m
 
 

episode 15: #SaveTheInternet


In this week’s episode, we tackle a breaking legal issue:  is Andrew’s old law school buddy Ted Cruz correct that the U.S. government just “gave away the Internet?”  (Hint:  Ted Cruz is never right about anything.


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 2016-10-05  1h5m
 
 

episode 14: You Be The Supreme Court, Part 1


In this episode, we try something a little bit different.  Instead of simply analyzing a case, we let you play the role of Supreme Court Justice working your way through a difficult case that is currently pending before the Court:  Trinity Lutheran Chu


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 2016-09-28  57m
 
 

episode 13: Hillary Clinton’s Damned Emails!


In this episode, we delve — at long last, and just in time for the first Presidential debate — into the question of Democratic Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server during her tenure as Secretary of State.


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 2016-09-26  1h11m
 
 

episode 12: Tax Protesters, Sovereign Citizens, and Other Wackiness


In this episode, we delve into the wacky world of tax protesters and “sovereign citizens,” people who believe that the legal world is a magical place filled with secret code words that, if invoked properly,


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 2016-09-21  47m
 
 

episode 11: Abortion, Roe v. Wade, and the Constitution, Part 3


In this week’s hour-length episode, we finally conclude our three-part discussion of abortion and defending the jurisprudence behind the Supreme Court’s 1973 opinion in Roe v. Wade… only to leave you with another cliffhanger and a topic for a futur


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 2016-09-14  58m
 
 

episode 10: Abortion, Roe v. Wade, and the Constitution, Part 2


Our discussion of abortion continues as we walk through the Supreme Court’s opinion in Roe v. Wade and its aftermath. In our first segment, “Closed Arguments” continues with a look at whether you should call your law professor by her first name.  


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 2016-09-07  44m