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Podcast: Trump’s Legal Services Cuts and the Impact on A2J

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President Trump’s budget threatens to eliminate the Legal Services Corporation. What would this mean for civil legal aid to low-income Americans?

LSC President James J. Sandman and American Bar Association President Linda Klein join us on the legal-affairs podcast Lawyer 2 Lawyer this week to discuss the implications of Trump’s proposed budget.

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Podcast: U.S. Labor Law Under the Trump Administration

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The working world has changed significantly since enactment of two of the country’s seminal labor laws, the National Labor Relations Act of 1935 and the Taft-Hartley Act of 1947, and other labor laws may be showing their age. So are labor laws due for an overhaul? If so, are they about to get one…

Podcast: Legal Issues in the Dakota Access Pipeline Protest at Standing Rock

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Since April, the Standing Rock Sioux tribe, alongside other Native American tribes, have been protesting the construction of Energy Transfer Partners’ Dakota Access Pipeline. The tribe claims that this pipeline, which will stretch from North Dakota to Illinois along a route adjacent to their land, is a threat to their drinking water, sacred land…

Podcast: Cuba Offers Opportunities for Law Firms and Businesses

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I recently returned from an eye-opening trip to Cuba, a beautiful country full of warm and hospitable people. My visit — and those of many other U.S. citizens in recent months — became possible after President Obama decided in 2014 to reject “the failed, Cold War-era policy era of the past to chart a…

On Lawyer2Lawyer: Law Enforcement and the Use of Robots

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In July, a sniper opened fire during a march against police shootings in Dallas, killing five police officers and wounding many others. After a 45-minute gun battle and hours of negotiation with the sniper, Dallas Police Chief David Brown gave an order to his SWAT team to come up with a plan to end…

Podcast: The Legal Issues Surrounding Pokémon Go

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Pokémon Go is the latest craze sweeping the world. The location-based augmented reality mobile game/app produced 15 million downloads in just its first week. Unfortunately, the popular app has also raised a host of legal issues, from trespassing to muggings to accidents on foot and on the road.

On the latest episode of