We Live in the Dumbest Possible Timeline (Episode 104)

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We’re back! Join us this week for cops doing casual corpse-fondling in California, beating a domestic violence victim for sport in Texas, repeatedly shooting an autistic 13-year-old in Utah, and a lot more!

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3rd Rule of Fsck Remains Undefeated Too (Episode 103)

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Join us this week for a lot of cops caught on video doing stupid sh*t, police using stay-at-home orders to keep black folks in the house while whites roam free, a truly excellent long-read dissection of qualified immunity, and other stories that make you wonder wtf is going on in this country.

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One Law for Me, Another for Thee (Episode 102)

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Join us this week as prisons continue to get swarmed by the coronavirus, more elected officials ignore the laws they demand the rest of us follow, and cops violate the First Amendment to arrest people for Facebook posts.

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1st Rule of Fsck Remains Undefeated (Episode 101)

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Even in a pandemic, police somehow manage to screw up on camera repeatedly. Join us as we review Colorado police handcuffing a man who did nothing wrong, Pennsylvania police ripping a man off a bus, and a very Florida story out of Florida!

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#Law140: Politicians’ Pandemic Powers (Episode 100)

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What powers does the President have in a pandemic? How about the Governor? Can the state force you to stay at home, or block your church from holding services, or stop you from working? Listen in for the law on politicians’ pandemic powers!

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Coronavirus Chaos (Episode 99)

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Join us this week as we go over some of the effects of the coronavirus on jail populations in several states, the Sixth Circuit granting qualified immunity to police who abused an innocent homeowner for sport, and two separate stories of Judges Gone Wild in Illinois and Indiana!

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Happy New Year! (Episode 98)

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Join us this week for a belated celebration of the new year! We’ve got a surprise denial of qualified immunity in the Fourth Circuit, Alabama cops shooting a woman while they were searching for a guy who was already in jail, a truly crazy story of police abuse in Oregon, and a Pennsylvania judge excoriating officers who lied on the stand during a trial involving a viral arrest video!

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Vic Mignogna: Dismissed with Prejudice (Episode 97)

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Join us this week for a case of actual RICO in Georgia, the number of euphemisms a Kentucky news outlet will use to avoid saying a police officer raped 5 women, and an outrageous story in Fort Worth Texas as police kill a woman in her own home while she’s playing video games with her nephew. Plus, a #Law140 overview of the appeals process!

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Season 3 Reboot (Episode 96)

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We announced Season 3 a little early so we’re trying again! Join us this week as we talk about a Florida corrections officer raping a woman on house arrest, a North Carolina sex crimes detective committing sex crimes, the Fifth Circuit denying qualified immunity to a Texas cop who arrested a photographer for sport, and much more!

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Perpetual Dumpster Fires (Episode 95)

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Join us this week for commentary on the Supreme Court’s criminal justice cases ending the term, a single Florida deputy who’s personally framed more than 100+ motorists for drug offenses, an Illinois man arrested for walking outside, and a bombshell election in New York City!

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