Blocking the Courthouse Door

Blocking the Courthouse Door

Wyatt interviews journalist and author Stephanie Mencimer about her book, Blocking the Courthouse Door. As a reporter for Mother Jones, Ms. Mencimer covers legal affairs and domestic policy in the magazine’s Washington, D.C. bureau. This former investigative reporter has earned many awards and critical acclaim for her insightful stories about injustice. Join Wyatt and Ms. Mencimer as they discuss the methodology behind keeping Americans out of...

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Voting Rights Act—Past, Present and Future

Voting Rights Act—Past, Present and Future

Wyatt interviews attorney Jose Garza, legal counsel for the Mexican-American Legislative Caucus, about the impact of the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent ruling striking down portions of the Voting Rights Act. Mr. Garza’s history of public interest service places him a unique position to explain the ruling’s ramifications. GUEST: Jose Garza, Attorney from San Antonio, Texas Tweet Listen To The Audio Podcast: Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9...

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Freedom to Harm—Attacks on Regulations that Protect Us

Freedom to Harm—Attacks on Regulations that Protect Us

Wyatt interviews professor and author Thomas McGarity about his new book, Freedom to Harm: The Lasting Legacy of the Laissez Faire Revival. Professor McGarity has served as advisor to numerous federal and state agencies and knows why they are often ineffective. Join Wyatt and the professor as they discuss what ails our regulatory system and how we can be confident that they will be there when Americans need them most. GUEST: Thomas O. McGarity...

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Secrecy for Dangerous Products – Yes, In America

Secrecy for Dangerous Products – Yes, In America

Public Citizen joins Wyatt to discuss an absurd and dangerous federal court case that hides a product complaint from the public. Court secrecy doesn’t sound right in America, but one manufacturer got a court to seal its suit against the Consumer Product Safety Commission. Are secret courts the next item on the agenda of mega-corporations? www.Citizen.org GUEST: Scott Michelman – Public Interest Litigator, Public Citizen, Washington D.C....

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Hot Coffee—Is Justice Being Served?

Hot Coffee—Is Justice Being Served?

Wyatt interviews nationally known documentarian Susan Saladoff. You remember Susan—she is the producer and director of the HBO hit documentary entitled HOT COFFEE–IS JUSTICE BEING SERVED which Entertainment Weekly called a MUST WATCH show. Ms. Saladoff is a former public interest lawyer who explores how the media and corporate America manipulate the public into believing the civil justice system is broken. www.hotcoffeethemovie.com GUEST:...

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Privacy and Unreasonable Searches—Rights Under Siege!

Privacy and Unreasonable Searches—Rights Under Siege!

Wyatt interviews renowned criminal defense attorney Gerry Goldstein and gets his thoughts on government searches into our daily lives. What you don’t know may shock you. The Fourth Amendment may not be the shield to governmental intrusions that it used to be. GUEST: Gerald “Gerry” Goldstein – Attorney from San Antonio, Texas Tweet Listen To The Audio Podcast: Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play...

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