Life of the Law http://kalw.org en The Spot 7/24/2014 http://kalw.org/post/spot-7242014 Fri, 25 Jul 2014 01:20:14 +0000 Kevin Vance 47076 at http://kalw.org The Spot 5.22.14 The Necessity Defense + Singing for Stutterers http://kalw.org/post/spot-52214-necessity-defense-singing-stutterers <p><strong>Life of the Law</strong>: <strong><a href="http://www.lifeofthelaw.org/the-necessity-defense/">The Necessity Defense</a></strong>&nbsp; Cannibals, cannabis-growers, Vietnam War protesters, and prison escapees all have something in common: The necessity defense. We explore the origins and uses of this rare long-shot defense argument, which says in essence, “Yes, I’m guilty of committing a crime...."</p> Wed, 21 May 2014 17:33:00 +0000 Matt Martin 44047 at http://kalw.org The Spot 5.22.14 The Necessity Defense + Singing for Stutterers The Spot 4.24.14 Privacy Issues + Investigating the Soccket http://kalw.org/post/spot-42414-privacy-issues-investigating-soccket <p>Life of the Law: <strong><a href="http://www.lifeofthelaw.org/privacy-issues/">Privacy Issues</a>&nbsp;</strong> <span id="docs-internal-guid-90b13289-8f46-6bfc-21b1-2f9a59d6e0ed" style="font-size:16px;font-family:Arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;">Mike Katz-Lacabe is a normal, taxpaying, married, father of two. And yet, the San Leandro police department has what amounts to a family photo album of him and his car. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 15:53:46 +0000 Matt Martin 42778 at http://kalw.org The Spot 4.24.14 Privacy Issues + Investigating the Soccket The Spot 4.3.14 Racial profiling, neknomination, and Kurt Cobain http://kalw.org/post/spot-4314-racial-profiling-neknomination-and-kurt-cobain <p>Youth Radio podcast: <strong><a href="http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/youth-radio-8270">"An on-line challenge turns deadly"</a></strong>&nbsp; An online drinking challenge made popular in the UK and Australia has already been responsible for five deaths of men under 30 years old. Youth Radio’s Rafael Johns and his friends have been monitoring this trend on YouTube wondering if it will hit in the US.</p> Thu, 03 Apr 2014 14:47:12 +0000 Matt Martin 41876 at http://kalw.org The Spot 4.3.14 Racial profiling, neknomination, and Kurt Cobain The Spot 3.27.14 Pitchmen http://kalw.org/post/spot-32714-pitchmen <p><span style="font-size:15px;font-family:Arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;">99% Invisible: <strong><a href="http://http://99percentinvisible.org/episode/call-now/">“Call Now”</a> </strong></span><span style="font-size:15px;font-family:Arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;">The subtle, possibly endless civil war over how attorneys should advertise their services (a Thu, 27 Mar 2014 13:43:35 +0000 Matt Martin 41541 at http://kalw.org The Spot 3.27.14 Pitchmen