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Legal Briefs: What’s Happening in the Law? Listen Listen

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Each week, we bring you updates on the legal world.  Looking ahead… The Ray Rice legal drama has been brewing for a bit now, but it looks like it’s not over yet. Rice and his lawyers are gearing up to take legal action against the NFL. Rice...

Everything You Need to Know About Bitcoin For Now Listen Listen

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Bitcoin advocate Charlie Shrem’s guilty plea last week to federal charges of aiding and abetting the operation of an unlicensed money transmitting business turned the spotlight back on Bitcoin, the emerging online “currency.” Shrem’s plea was particularly notable because of his status as both a founding member...

Holding Sports Stars Accountable for Violence Against Women Listen Listen

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The beginning of football season also brought with it a focus on domestic violence in the public eye with the indefinite NFL suspension of and Baltimore Ravens player Ray Rice after a video was leaked of him abusing his then fiancée (now wife). A video of...

#WhyIStayed & #WhyILeft Listen Listen

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The day my girlfriend and I broke up for the fifth and final time was the day Barack Obama announced that he supported gay marriage. I let out a laugh that was more like a bark, took a Xanax, and slept on and off for the...

Episode 40 - Abuse, Abduction and International Law Listen Listen

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What happens when one parent takes a child across international borders without the other parent’s permission? In 1980, the United States and international partners created a treaty that lays out the rules for what federal officials are supposed to do in such cases. Judges are instructed...