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When law & order is the headline, what does it mean for us? Holding Court with Eboni K. Williams cross-examines news-making cases and famous faces to peer into the court of law. Each week attorney Eboni K. Williams and cultural observer Dustin Ross break down what’s on the docket in American justice and what’s not, with savvy legal analysis and commonsense commentary to provide teachable moments for us all to navigate a rigged system.Discussions in this podcast are for general information an ...
 
Bound by Oath is a new podcast series by IJ’s Center for Judicial Engagement where the Constitution’s past catches up with the present. Article VI of the U.S. Constitution requires every judge to be “bound by Oath” to uphold “this Constitution.” But to understand if judges are following that oath, it’s important to ask, “What is in ‘this Constitution’?” In this upcoming podcast series, Short Circuit takes a deep dive into specific parts of the Constitution, starting with the 14th Amendment, ...
 
What Texans do to defend religious liberty, traditional values, and the life of the unborn has a ripple effect across America and the world. This is the podcast for "The Texas Values Report with Jonathan Saenz," a conservative talk radio show in Austin, Texas, where each week Texas Values President Jonathan Saenz interviews movers and shakers in the fight to defend faith, family, and freedom in the Lone Star State and beyond. In each episode, we review what's going on from the courthouse to ...
 
On August 15, 2002 in the quiet town of Oak Level, Virginia someone shot and killed Michael and Mary Short in what investigators called an execution style murder. Their daughter 9-year-old Jennifer Short was snatched from her bed, setting off a massive search. Heartbreak 6 weeks later as deputies found her remains 45 minutes away near a North Carolina creek. 17 years later, no suspects, no motive, and no clues as to who killed Jennifer Short. Follow along in this Murrow Award winning podcast ...
 
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We are coming at you in our eighth episode with three stories of power, corruption and accountability. To kick things off, we take a look at Peru's bid to extradite its former president, Alejandro Toledo Manrique, on charges of bribery and money laundering. Peru claims Toledo helped a Brazilian company win a lucrative contract for a major highway p…
 
We're bringing you another replay this week in case you missed this highly popular episode! As always, this episode runs the gamut of headlines: from American Idol alum Syesha Mercado’s beautiful babies being taken from her by the state; to Tory Lanez being BACK in the headlines for some f*ck sh*t; to Erica Mena just incriminating herself all up an…
 
While we're still on a break, get into this episode from earlier in the season where Eboni and Dustin go straight to work dissecting the details of DMX’s unfortunately nonexistent estate plan and the controversy about who gets what now that they legendary rapper is gone. They also talk about the case of Chrystul Kizer who allegedly killed her traff…
 
Hey jurors! Eboni and Dustin are on a brief hiatus but that doesn't mean we're leaving you hanging. This week we've got a replay of a fan-favorite episode. Originally aired: August 4, 2021. We know that Kelly Clarkson isn’t part of The Culture but just walk with us for a moment. Her recent divorce and the exorbitant amount of spousal and child supp…
 
Lenard "Charlamagne Tha God" McKelvey cuts through the bullshit so you don’t step in it. Each episode features a variety of deep dives, sketches, and social experiments that tackle social issues and pressing topics that permeate throughout politics and culture. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com…
 
Jurors! This week we're bringing you a special #AskAuntieE segment in light of the R.Kelly conviction. Many of you have been asking what the conviction means, how it will play out and IF he's going to really do time. Well, Eboni has some answers for you. Please note: If you or someone you know is a survivor of any kind of sexual abuse, there are re…
 
We're covering a big question when it comes to family court and some Angelina Jolie's recent statements about her ongoing custody battle. You all wanted to know: What rights do children have when it comes to testifying in court? Well, Eboni's got a very simple answer for you in this week's #AskAuntieE. Spoiler alert: Dustin doesn't like it and you …
 
We think, we hope, we PRAY that after this episode of Holding Court y’all will get some sense and stop telling all your business in these social media streets! You already know, Eboni and Dustin have thoughts, feelings, and opinions about the Karen Civil, Jason Lee, Jessie Woo drama that erupted on Clubhouse over the weekend. But, their analysis is…
 
Indy and Jeremie discuss the new Identify and Disrupt laws with guests Angus Murray and Lizzie O'Shea. More info on this topic:https://melbactivistlegal.org.au/2021/08/26/identify-and-disrupt-bill/https://digitalrightswatch.org.au/2021/09/02/australias-new-mass-surveillance-mandate/https://privacy.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2021/02/110221_Submission…
 
COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations and deaths are all on the upswing again in Massachusetts. The state continues to push vaccinations. In fact, in a recent radio interview, Gov. Charlie Baker seemed to leave the door open to the Commonwealth eventually using some sort of COVID-19 vaccination passport.By Carrie Healy
 
This episode is bittersweet as Eboni and Dustin remember the incredible Michael K. Williams and discuss what irks them about how police are handling the investigation around his death. E&D also bring y’all up to speed on the Black farmers in Mississippi saying “F*ck you, pay me! to the companies exploiting their hard labor; how the Justice Departme…
 
In our seventh episode, we discuss how 9/11 changed the legal landscape — and our lives, as a result — the election to recall (or not) California Gov. Gavin Newsom and, just in time for college football, the long, long fight to compensate student-athletes. Firstly, we take an in-depth look at how the 9/11 terror attack has reshaped the laws of the …
 
Despite what officials have called extensive mold cleanup and environmental testing at the Roderick Ireland Courthouse in Springfield, Massachusetts, Hampden County Sheriff Nick Cocchi this week said he believes the courthouse still isn't safe. He's refusing to send people in his department's custody there .…
 
Jurors: You asked, so we've got answers! You remember how we covered Kelly Clarkson's divorce a few episodes back? Well, some of you wanted to understand why her prenuptial agreement was upheld and why others'... (*cough cough* like Dr. Dre's) take so long to be reviewed or are thrown out altogether. Well, in this #AskAuntieE segment, Eboni breaks …
 
In this episode from early May, we spoke with then-Senator, now recently named Lieutenant Governor Brian Benjamin about what he's doing to put an end to bad policing in New York City. The George Floyd Justice In Policing Act is toothless and wouldn’t have saved Mr. Floyd’s life. But there is another bill being presented in New York that could keep …
 
Springfield's Roderick J. Ireland Courthouse, renamed just a few years ago for the first African American justice appointed to the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court, is on the minds of the city's legislative delegation. With the building falling into further disrepair, lawmakers want Governor Charlie Baker to step in and assist.…
 
On this episode, we take stock of developments in the courts and in Congress since this season began. There’s an update on the first case we talked about this season, Brownback v. King. We talk about exciting new cases that the Supreme Court is being asked to take up. Plus, some recent decisions in the lower courts that mean that federal officials …
 
Do we have a show for you this week. Eboni and Dustin are giving nothing less than their usual colorful commentary on everything from their secret weekend plans to the release of... DONDA. On the docket: We get into the landmark ruling that will allow parolees and those on probation to vote in North Carolina; why streetwear OG April Walker’s Walker…
 
We are taking a detailed look at the drought in the American West, spanning from water wars in Arizona, wildfires in California and why drought seems to be becoming the way of life across the West. First, we dive into Arizona's relationship with the Colorado River and hear about the shrinking lifeline that provides water to 40 million people in the…
 
This week on Done by law, we are talking about sex work. Currently in Victoria there is a review of the sex industry laws underway. Decriminalisation is on the table. There is a really interesting history to the way sex work has been dealt with by our justice system. Tess and Su chat with Barbara Minchinton, an expert on this history. Barbara's new…
 
Jurors! We've got a special little nugget for you today. If you've ever wondered why people settle court cases or if you should settle yours, today Eboni breaks it all the way down in this quick #AskAuntieE segment. And contrary to popular belief, settling is NOT an admission of guilt. Please continue to slide in Eboni and Dustin's DMs, and tweet u…
 
It’s nothing new, we just have more data to prove it now: The Feds have intentionally and disproportionately targeted Black Lives Matter protesters and organizers in order to stop the Black liberation movement. This week Eboni and Dustin go all the way in analyzing the report and its similarities to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s assassination and t…
 
As always, this episode runs the gamut of headlines: from American Idol alum Syesha Mercado’s beautiful babies being taken from her by the state; to Tory Lanez being BACK in the headlines for some f*ck sh*t; to Erica Mena just incriminating herself all up and through the courts and social media streets; to Tesla’s legacy of racism replete with N-wo…
 
Section 1983 says that “every person” acting under color of state law shall be liable for violating the Constitution. But in 1951, the Supreme Court began to rule that some officials weren’t “persons” within the meaning of Section 1983 and that those officials thus enjoy absolute immunity—no matter how malicious, corrupt, or unconstitutional their …
 
Please understand that we have nothing for Dr. Dre. He just keeps ending up in headlines and this week it’s because his daughter is living in her car. Eboni and Dustin strongly disagree on how the hip hop mogul should handle the situation - a conversation you’ll love. We’re also taking a good hard look at rapper Corey Miller and his hunger strike f…
 
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