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Sep 28, 2017
Trump's magnum opus wall, much like the rest of him, has nearly no chance of ever becoming erect. Nonetheless, we have begun paying for it (the wall and, in all likelihood, the boner efforts as well).
 
In international legal news, Hong Kong has taken a tiny step towards LGBT equality. Saudi Arabia has done the same for women... maybe.
 
(Oops I forgot the news and video links! I will add them tonight)
 
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Sep 21, 2017
An (almost) hour's worth of dirt on big pharma: inflated vaccine prices result in dead children; misleading opioid marketing results in heroin addicts and dead adults; politicians and doctors are on the payroll.
 
... Oh, and the scum running the Morristown, New Jersey city government are giving people's tax money to churches.
 
Links
 
The Dollop:
http://thedollop.libsyn.com/281-opium-in-the-us-part-2
 
Pharma Videos:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e5Oxcs1JZFk
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h6HtBztXoyE
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8ddp-AmXObA
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aKCoPsivdIM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jvz3Ffa2jVE
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SL3AL98J8eM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jiMbFaLtq_o
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OhSTqaveYvY
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t4q6EwbBv3I
 
Pharma Articles:
www.afairshot.org
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-allergan-m-a-pfizer/obamas-inversion-curbs-kill-pfizers-160-billion-allergan-deal-idUSKCN0X21NV
https://www.wsj.com/articles/pfizer-walks-away-from-allergan-deal-1459939739
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-allergan-m-a-pfizer/pfizer-allergan-scrap-160-billion-deal-after-u-s-tax-rule-change-idUSKCN0X3188
https://www.thestreet.com/story/14097797/1/trump-executive-order-could-revive-allergan-pfizer-merger.html
https://www.washingtonpost.com/national/the-latest-oxycontin-maker-asks-court-to-dismiss-city-case/2017/09/18/daac6640-9cc4-11e7-b2a7-bc70b6f98089_story.html?utm_term=.b123ceeb1e33
https://mobile.nytimes.com/2017/09/17/health/opioid-painkillers-insurance-companies.html?referer=http://m.facebook.com
http://www.nj.gov/njbusiness/industry/pharmaceutical/
http://www.msf.org/en/article/msf-welcomes-pfizers-pneumonia-vaccine-price-reduction-children-humanitarian-emergencies
https://www.msfaccess.org/about-us/media-room/press-releases/msf-takes-next-steps-lower-vaccine-prices-launch-innovative-tool
http://www.latimes.com/business/hiltzik/la-fi-mh-the-fda-can-single-handedly-stop-20160105-column.html
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/04/20/opinion/how-to-stop-drug-price-gouging.html
https://www.justice.gov/opa/pr/glaxosmithkline-plead-guilty-and-pay-3-billion-resolve-fraud-allegations-and-failure-report
http://www.chicagotribune.com/lifestyles/health/sns-bc-wa--tacoma-opioids-lawsuit-20170913-story.html
http://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2016/03/17/470679452/drug-company-payments-mirror-doctors-brand-name-prescribing
http://www.nj.com/hudson/index.ssf/2017/04/nj_doctor_helps_save_womans_life_despite_inadequac.html
https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/trial-sans-error-how-pharma-funded-research-cherry-picks-positive-results/
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/caroline-beaton/holding-big-pharma-accoun_b_8280952.html
http://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2011/02/22/133964322/supreme-court-upholds-liability-shield-for-vaccine-makers
http://www.nytimes.com/2007/05/10/business/11drug-web.html
 
Morristown, NJ:
https://ffrf.org/legal/challenges/ongoing-lawsuits/item/25495-ffrf-sues-morris-county-n-j-over-grants-to-churches
https://morriscountynj.gov/freeholders/
https://www.usnews.com/news/best-states/new-jersey/articles/2017-05-19/rally-targets-congressman-who-wrote-to-activists-employer
http://www.npr.org/2017/05/16/528570746/n-j-activist-says-congressmans-complaint-forced-her-to-resign
 
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Sep 14, 2017
This week's show is a deep dive into products liability cases. What duties do manufacturers and sellers of goods owe to consumers? How did product liability laws evolve in the courts? When is a frankfurter more powerful than a table saw???
 
News Links:
http://www.cnn.com/2017/09/13/us/washington-spokane-school-shooting/index.html
http://www.king5.com/news/shooting-reported-at-freeman-high-school/474440172
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/business/wp/2017/09/13/martin-shkreli-apologizes-for-facebook-post-about-hillary-clinton/?utm_term=.5afee791a4db
 
Products Liability Resources:
http://injury.findlaw.com/product-liability/product-liability-background.html
http://www.schiffmanlaw.com/7-famous-product-liability-cases/
http://www.publichealthlawcenter.org/topics/tobacco-control/tobacco-control-litigation/united-states-v-philip-morris-doj-lawsuit
http://www.reuters.com/article/gm-settlement-idUSN2735011520080327
http://articles.latimes.com/1991-12-14/news/mn-87_1_dow-corning
http://www.higherlegal.com/the-famous-McDonalds-coffee-product-liability-case.html
https://www.asbestos.com/companies/owens-corning-fiberglas.php
http://www.spokesman.com/blogs/outdoors/2017/mar/15/remington-model-700-trigger-lawsuit-settled-court/
https://www.drugwatch.com/vioxx/litigation/
https://www.law360.com/articles/809999
https://www.law360.com/articles/865187/the-top-product-liability-cases-of-2016-year-end-report
 
Milwaukee Mythinformation Conference:
http://www.mythicistmilwaukee.com/mythinformation-conference-2/
 
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Sep 6, 2017
This week's legal news is the "You screwed my wife" lawsuit that is back on the rails in North Carolina after being initially taken out by a constitutional challenge.
 
Also, in another juror tale, Jeanne Ikerd reveals bizarre details about the way civil trials work in Vermont. That state is weeeeird!
 
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Please note that starting next week, the show will drop on THURSDAYS (still early for patrons)
 
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Malecek v. Williams case & related articles:
 
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