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Feb 24, 2018

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Trump misses the court deadline to disclose his new policy on transgender personnel in the military. General Jim Mattis, Secretary of Defense, has delivered his confidential recommendations. Ronna Romney McDaniel and the Republican National Committee have voted and resolved to hate their fellow human beings.

Tom and Austin of the Dumb All Over Podcast enlighten me on the difference between worthwhile beer and non-worthwhile beer. We play judge on current brewery legal disputes, such as Corona's water-hogging in Baja California; Wal-Mart's selling of alleged fake craft beer; and Miller Coors allegedly trying to take down Stone Brewing.

LINKS

Noah Lugeons at Lehigh Valley Humanists, 3/4/18: http://www.lvhumanists.org/events

Dumb All Over:

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/dumballoverpod

https://twitter.com/DumbAllOverPod

https://www.facebook.com/DumbAllOverPod/

https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/dumb-all-over/id1200040157?mt=2

Trump Military Transgender Policy:

https://www.aclu.org/news/federal-court-blocks-all-aspects-trumps-transgender-military-ban

https://www.documentcloud.org/documents/4369061-Stone-Et-Al-v-Trump-Et-Al-020618-Order.html

http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/pentagon-make-recommendation-transgender-troops-week/story?id=53245209

https://www.voanews.com/a/rnc-trump-ban-transgender-people-military/4236586.html

https://www.military.com/daily-news/2018/02/21/mattis-completes-review-whether-allow-transgender-troops.html

http://www.newsweek.com/transgender-military-ban-transgender-rights-president-donald-trump-us-793075

http://www.washingtonblade.com/2018/02/16/army-secretary-soldiers-unconcerned-transgender-military-service/

http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/jim-mattis-makes-recommendations-on-trumps-transgender-troop-ban/article/2177185

http://www.businessinsider.com/james-mattis-defense-secretary-career-biography-2018-1

https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/mattis-expected-to-back-allowing-transgender-troops-to-stay-in-the-military/2018/02/22/6a584d9e-17dc-11e8-b681-2d4d462a1921_story.html?utm_term=.75b99848499a

http://nevadagop.org/rnc-chairwoman-ronna-mcdaniel-winter-meeting-remarks/

https://www.cnn.com/2018/02/01/politics/ronna-mcdaniel-wynn-resignation/index.html

https://www.nytimes.com/2016/12/14/us/politics/donald-trump-republican-national-committee-ronna-romney-mcdaniel.html

http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2017/01/19/gop-selects-ronna-romney-mcdaniel-to-lead-partys-operation.html

https://www.msnbc.com/all-in/watch/trump-asks-gop-chairwoman-to-drop-romney-from-name-1112809027689

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5naocSpjXHo

Beer Cases:

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-craft-brew-alliance-lawsuit-kona/lawsuit-over-kona-beer-not-being-brewed-in-hawaii-may-proceed-idUSKCN1BG24D

https://www.brewersassociation.org/government-affairs/house-small-brewers-caucus/house-caucus-members/

 

https://www.alcohollawadvisor.com/2017/09/latest-decision-in-kona-beer-branding-false-advertising-case/

https://qz.com/589208/craft-beers-recent-spate-of-lawsuits-has-beer-drinkers-hopping-mad/

http://www.marinij.com/lifestyle/20180220/lawsuit-may-set-precent-for-future-of-marketing-craft-beer

https://www.mercurynews.com/2017/02/16/customer-sues-walmart-alleging-fraudulent-marketing-of-its-craft-beer/

http://www.foodandwine.com/fwx/drink/blue-moon-lawsuit-thrown-out

https://www.brewersassociation.org/business-tools/marketing-advertising/independent-craft-brewer-seal/

https://www.cnn.com/2017/07/29/politics/trump-aluminum-steel-bourbon-beer/index.html

https://www.brewersassociation.org/government-affairs/investigation-effect-of-imports-of-aluminum-on-u-s-national-security/

https://mexiconewsdaily.com/news/baja-governor-bows-to-huge-water-law-protest/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zig9m_j_c-0

 

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Feb 16, 2018

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This time:

We welcome guest Matt Johnson of the Vocalogical Podcast! http://vocalogical.com

Matt brings the knowledge on how castrati singers became a thing (hint: religion + sexism).

Also, views on the legal news are all about the pending priest-on-child sex abuse lawsuits in Guam. So far, one priest has admitted to 20+ victims. Archbishop Anthony Apuron is steadfast in his denial of all wrongdoing, and the court has just dismissed defamation claims against him.

Links:

Guam:

http://minnesota.cbslocal.com/2016/08/05/guam-priest-sex-abuse/

https://www.ncronline.org/news/accountability/guams-day-reckoning-after-decades-sex-abuse

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZOWgCtHMRnE

http://www.guampdn.com/story/news/2018/01/11/apurons-nephew-says-he-raped-archbishop-teen/1022897001/

http://www.guampdn.com/story/news/2018/01/10/archdiocese-alerts-vatican-new-allegation-against-apuron/1019571001/

https://guamsexualabuseattorneys.com/archbishop-anthony-apuron/?gclid=Cj0KCQiA_JTUBRD4ARIsAL7_VeWYpMPCZi7lOmoMypgJkC8LZHAPO73jUH5ZwzOoZF2GzMDIGRVnfYYaAuI6EALw_wcB

https://www.postguam.com/news/local/judge-dismisses-slander-claims-against-apuron/article_9049d3be-1233-11e8-b45a-07082f89a5ee.html

https://cruxnow.com/global-church/2018/01/21/guam-archbishop-denies-allegations-rape-sexual-abuse/

http://www.kuam.com/story/37510834/2018/02/15/defamation-lawsuit-against-suspended-archbishop-partially-dismissed

http://www.bishopaccountability.org/Brouillard_Louis.htm

http://www.guampdn.com/story/news/2017/10/10/second-boy-claims-priest-brought-him-minnesota-sex-abuse/748835001/

https://www.postguam.com/news/local/ex-prosecutor-leads-board-to-help-victims-of-priest-abuses/article_9cb2e1dc-27dc-11e7-94ae-8bdd8f6cbc9d.html

https://www.facebook.com/HopeandHealingGuam/

https://www.advocate.com/politics/2017/8/09/5-things-lgbt-people-should-know-about-guam

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CtGbd4rGgnI

 

Castrati:

https://www.ranker.com/list/disturbing-castrati-facts/jen-jeffers

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2001/aug/14/humanities.highereducation

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Feb 13, 2018

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Mea culpa, I later realized I accidentally credited King Alfred the Great with the unification of England. Duhhh! It was his son, King Edward the Elder (not to be confused with King Edward the First)! Also, Edward's sister Aethelflaed, Lady of Mercia, probably did half the work at least.

This is the special supplemental episode for everyone who wants to know what a tort is and how we ended up with the civil lawsuit system we have now in America. The inspiration for this supplement is the "prima facie tort" count of comedian Aaron Glaser's lawsuit against comedian Jasmine Pierce. It's an odd duck. Come with me as we sort it out together.

 

Links:

Glaser:

https://www.thedailybeast.com/never-another-cosby-how-new-yorks-comedy-scene-is-fighting-back-against-sexual-assault-and-harassment

http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/improv-comic-banned-ucb-theatre-rape-allegations-article-1.2755492

https://jezebel.com/a-comedian-called-out-an-alleged-rapist-and-was-sued-fo-1819818078

http://splitsider.com/2018/02/a-comedian-is-suing-ucb-for-reverse-gender-discrimination-after-getting-banned-over-rape-allegations/

https://www.thecut.com/2018/02/comic-sues-ucb-after-being-banned-for-alleged-sexual-assault.html

https://jezebel.com/comic-accused-of-rape-sues-ucb-for-reverse-gender-discr-1822732119

https://mic.com/articles/151826/comedian-aaron-glaser-has-been-accused-of-sexual-assault-and-women-are-speaking-out#.bqlYp96f3

https://nypost.com/2018/02/04/comic-sues-upright-citizens-brigade-for-reverse-gender-discrimination/

https://jezebel.com/a-comedian-called-out-an-alleged-rapist-and-was-sued-fo-1819818078

https://scholarship.law.cornell.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?referer=https://www.google.com/&httpsredir=1&article=1679&context=clr

http://caselaw.findlaw.com/nm-court-of-appeals/1751483.html

https://www.judiciary.gov.uk/about-the-judiciary/history-of-the-judiciary/

https://scholarlycommons.law.hofstra.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1702&context=hlr

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Form_of_action

https://nypost.com/2018/02/04/comic-sues-upright-citizens-brigade-for-reverse-gender-discrimination/

http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/improv-comic-banned-ucb-theatre-rape-allegations-article-1.2755492

http://splitsider.com/2018/02/a-comedian-is-suing-ucb-for-reverse-gender-discrimination-after-getting-banned-over-rape-allegations/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zh8NzZdA9iA

Beaudry appeals:

http://caselaw.findlaw.com/nm-court-of-appeals/1751483.html

http://caselaw.findlaw.com/nj-supreme-court/1456593.html

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Feb 13, 2018
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People who get shoved onto the public stage by allegations of sexual assault will rush the hell off that stage as soon as possible, right? Well, not always. New York comedian Aaron Glaser has been accused by eight women, and he is making sure everyone knows it. Glaser previously sued comedian Jasmine Pierce for defamation, and he has just filed another lawsuit against the Upright Citizens Brigade.

Links:

Glaser:

https://www.thedailybeast.com/never-another-cosby-how-new-yorks-comedy-scene-is-fighting-back-against-sexual-assault-and-harassment

http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/improv-comic-banned-ucb-theatre-rape-allegations-article-1.2755492

https://jezebel.com/a-comedian-called-out-an-alleged-rapist-and-was-sued-fo-1819818078

http://splitsider.com/2018/02/a-comedian-is-suing-ucb-for-reverse-gender-discrimination-after-getting-banned-over-rape-allegations/

https://www.thecut.com/2018/02/comic-sues-ucb-after-being-banned-for-alleged-sexual-assault.html

https://jezebel.com/comic-accused-of-rape-sues-ucb-for-reverse-gender-discr-1822732119

https://mic.com/articles/151826/comedian-aaron-glaser-has-been-accused-of-sexual-assault-and-women-are-speaking-out#.bqlYp96f3

https://nypost.com/2018/02/04/comic-sues-upright-citizens-brigade-for-reverse-gender-discrimination/

https://jezebel.com/a-comedian-called-out-an-alleged-rapist-and-was-sued-fo-1819818078

https://scholarship.law.cornell.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?referer=https://www.google.com/&httpsredir=1&article=1679&context=clr

http://caselaw.findlaw.com/nm-court-of-appeals/1751483.html

https://www.judiciary.gov.uk/about-the-judiciary/history-of-the-judiciary/

https://scholarlycommons.law.hofstra.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1702&context=hlr

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Form_of_action

https://nypost.com/2018/02/04/comic-sues-upright-citizens-brigade-for-reverse-gender-discrimination/

http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/improv-comic-banned-ucb-theatre-rape-allegations-article-1.2755492

http://splitsider.com/2018/02/a-comedian-is-suing-ucb-for-reverse-gender-discrimination-after-getting-banned-over-rape-allegations/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zh8NzZdA9iA

Beaudry appeals:

http://caselaw.findlaw.com/nm-court-of-appeals/1751483.html

http://caselaw.findlaw.com/nj-supreme-court/1456593.html

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Feb 2, 2018

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This week we start our legal news offshoot series, Sh*thole States! First up, New Jersey & West Virginia. Find out how they started as sh*tholes and why they are still sh*tholes today.  

Links:

http://www.softschools.com/facts/13_colonies/new_jersey_colony_facts/2042/

http://nymag.com/news/features/scandals/edward-hyde-2012-4/

https://dmna.ny.gov/forts/fortsE_L/georgeFort.htm

https://dmna.ny.gov/forts/maps/fortMapA_Manhatten.html

http://nj1015.com/jersey-scandals-a-quick-history-of-corruption-in-nj-politics/

https://www.fbi.gov/history/famous-cases/abscam

http://www.nj.com/business/index.ssf/2011/02/brennan_trust_fund_tied_to_pon.html

https://www.sec.gov/litigation/litreleases/2007/lr20170.htm

https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/justice-departments-seeks-to-toss-out-charges-against-sen-menendez/2018/01/31/19a3094c-06a8-11e8-b48c-b07fea957bd5_story.html

http://www.nj.com/politics/index.ssf/2017/12/nj_ag_79_charged_with_unspeakable_child_predator_c.html#incart_river_home

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JFDxoPv501c

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_West_Virginia

https://www.britannica.com/topic/Hatfields-and-McCoys

https://scholar.google.com/scholar_case?case=14754006790532935053&q=Mahon+v.+Justice,++127+U.S.+700&hl=en&as_sdt=6,31&as_vis=1

http://www.courtswv.gov/supreme-court/docs/fall1993/21973.htm

http://content.time.com/time/nation/article/0,8599,1905706,00.html

https://scholarlycommons.law.case.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?referer=https://www.google.com/&httpsredir=1&article=1097&context=faculty_publications

http://www.nytimes.com/2001/09/05/us/work-by-expert-witness-is-now-on-trial.html

http://thehill.com/policy/healthcare/371493-congressional-investigation-finds-drug-distributors-shipped-20-million-pain

https://energycommerce.house.gov/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/20180126Miami-Luken.pdf

https://www.cnn.com/2018/01/31/politics/congress-train-accident/index.html

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b72RbYCiwH8

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