Black Law and Legal Lies

Black Law and Legal Lies

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Probably the most illegally legal podcast. Ann is an attorney and Dan is a middle-school dropout with experience in, let’s say, not abiding by the law.
DNA Exoneration…Free at Last!
May 22 • 58 min
This week Ann, Becky and Dan are joined again by Paul Smith to discuss exoneration. We take a look at 2 particular wrongful conviction and incarceration cases in Louisiana. (0:19) Malcolm Alexander A Gretna, Louisiana antique shop owner was allegedly…
White (Super) Power!
May 15 • 89 min
Ann, Becky, and Dan take a deep dive into White Privilege this week. White Privilege has been denied in part, by a large percentage of our caucasian brothers and sisters. The term has been called divisive, reverse racism, and an attempt to make white…
Expungement: The Magic Eraser.
May 8 • 45 min
In episode 36 of Black Law and Legal Lies, Ann, Becky, and Dan examine a few of the intricacies of expunging your criminal record. #WipeMeDown 1. What exactly does expungement mean? 2. If you’re crime is expunged does that mean you’re no longer convicted?…
Raped Once, F****d Twice.
May 1 • 86 min
This week on Black Law and Legal Lies Ann, Becky, and Dan are joined by Tyrone from “around the way.” How we buy eggs in New Orleans. The crew had no idea that Dan hit record just as Ann was telling us about an altercation she had with another Sam’s Club…
Inspiration Inspires.
Apr 24 • 71 min
This week on episode 34 of Black Law and Legal Lies we’re doing things a little different. We’re joined by author, philanthropist, community organizer, celebrity chef, motivational speaker and friend of the show, Jayda Atkinson (@JaydaEtc). Conversation…
Medical Malpractice.
Apr 17 • 65 min
This week on episode 33 of Black Law and Legal Lies, in response to Dan’s video about how he and Becky lost their son, we cover medical malpractice. In 2016 Becky gave birth to their son, Chance, prematurely after receiving inadequate care while she was…
Catfish Anyone?
Apr 10 • 50 min
Catfishing. This week Ann, Becky, and Dan are joined by guests, Ariel, DJ Ayce, and Nakia to discuss catfishing. We start the discussion with Ariel who has never personally experienced catfishing but would like to understand how people find themselves in…
STOP KILLING US! #AltonSterling
Apr 6 • 47 min
Sidebar 01: STOP KILLING US! #AltonSterling Are there any consequences for cops killing black men? It was recently announced that Louisiana’s Attorney General will not pursue charges against the officers involved in the killing of Alton Sterling.…
Operation Lockdown!
Apr 3 • 57 min
This week on Black Law and Legal Lies, Ann, Becky, and Dan are joined by “Officer Michelle” a former corrections officer at a county jail. Prior to retiring Michelle was a corrections officer for 22 years at a county county jail. We talk to her about her…
STFU! The Non-Disclosure.
Mar 27 • 48 min
This week on Black Law and Legal Lies, Ann, Becky and Dan break down Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDAs), celebs, and Stormy Daniels. NDAs (also known as gag orders and confidentiality agreements) are contracts that prevent one or more parties from…
Why You Entrapin’ so Hard?
Mar 20 • 47 min
This week on Black Law and Legal Lies, Ann, Becky, and Dan break down entrapment. We also end up in left field when trying to determine if dating is a form of prostitution. Dan explains why some men think they’re entitled to sex after a date. Entrapment…
Die, Witnesses.
Mar 13 • 58 min
This week Ann, Becky, and Dan discuss the effects of Stop Snitchin’ in the streets, prison, and judicial system. We take a look at witness protection and how to keep the people who are willing to come forward to report crimes safe. Sidebar: Rapper Troy…
DWB & Surviving an Arrest.
Mar 6 • 62 min
Driving While Black (DWB) is no secret to the black community. Dan explains how he and countless other black men feel when they see a police car behind them when driving. Dan and Becky detail some of their experiences being profiled by while driving…
Check Up From the Neck Up.
Feb 27 • 53 min
In episode 26 of Black Law and Legal Lies, Ann, Becky, and Dan discuss mental illness and suicide. It’s no secret that mental illness is just as prevalent in the black community as any other community. Each host shares their experiences dealing with…
Prophets for Profit
Feb 20 • 70 min
Ann, Dan, and Becky are joined by recurring guest Paul Smith from TruTalk on Tru Radio Network. In what was supposed to be an episode about the differences between for profit and not for profit organizations, we go way left as far as churches are…
The Workers Comp Come Up!
Feb 13 • 34 min
This week Ann, Becky, and Dan discuss what Workers Comp is, how to get it, and some of the rules (which vary by state). Don’t forget to subscribe, review, and follow us on Twitter @BlackLawPodcast! Workers Comp. What is workers comp? Do all businesses…
Burying Your Child: A Mother’s Story.
Feb 6 • 75 min
In what is probably our most compelling episode to date, Ann and Dan have a conversation with their guest Marie, a native New Orleanian whose son was tragically murdered in late 2016. Marie’s son was barely 20 years old when he was shot and killed. Sadly…
Minding yo Black Business(es)!
Jan 30 • 52 min
This week Ann, Dan, and Becky are joined by Stacy Alugas, a black business owner and entrepreneur. (00:20) Interview/Discussion with Stacy Alugas of Blossom Beauty. Stacy shares some of the hurdles she faced in becoming a salon owner, most of which were…
Hate Crimes, Haters.
Jan 23 • 37 min
Episode 21: Hate Crimes What are hate crimes and how do they differ from regular crimes? Are they based off of prejudice alone? Can stealing from a person you’re prejudice against be a hate crime? When did hate crimes become a “thing?” Are sentences…
Tax Season! (aka Cuffing Season… for men)
Jan 16 • 54 min
This week Ann, Becky, and Dan talk taxes and tax bae! Tax season, also known as cuffing season for men because in our community it’s not uncommon for single men to prey on single mothers with multiple children in order to claim their children as…
The Course of Divorce Court, of Course!
Jan 9 • 77 min
This week Ann, Becky, and Dan tackle divorce. We also have the opportunity to speak with one of Ann’s former clients who Ann represented in a messy divorce case. (0:00-16:54) Divorce: What are fault and no-fault Divorce. Divorce without grounds based on…
Bullies gon’ Bully.
Jan 2 • 64 min
In the wake of the Keaton Jones “Fam Scam,” Ann, Becky, and Dan discuss bullying and the law. Bullying: What is bullying, as defined by the law? Is bullying illegal? Ann and Afro Becky have never been bullied before but Dan shares that he was bullied as a…
Sodom and Gonorhea
Dec 26, 2017 • 62 min
This week Ann, Dan, and Becky discuss sodomy… laws! What is sodomy? Though it varies from state to state, sodomy is generally anything other than traditional man on woman vaginal intercourse. Afro-Becky embarrassingly reads a number of sexual acts to see…
Opiates, Opioids, Crack!
Dec 19, 2017 • 57 min
This week Ann wasn’t able to make it to the podcast so we scratched the legal talk. Joined by Paul Smith of TruTalk on Tru Radio Network in our makeshift studio, Dan and Becky discuss Dan’s favorite topic, drugs! We will be back in our studio to talk…
Our Broken Child Support System.
Dec 12, 2017 • 47 min
This week Ann and Dan fight it out over child support! Fight! Fight! Fight! Dan’s stance: Child support shouldn’t be based off of a man’s income but instead the actual cost of supporting that child, and each parent should contribute 50% of the actual…
Custody? Those Bebe’s Kids!
Dec 5, 2017 • 60 min
_´╗┐´╗┐This week Ann, Dan, and Becky discuss custody orders and how they work. Dan thinks men don’t get a fair shake when it comes to family court, especially when children are involved. Ann believes that most men don’t want to take care of their children…
How Free is Free Speech?
Nov 28, 2017 • 43 min
This week Ann, Dan, and Afro Becky discuss Freedom of Speech and its limitations (or lack thereof). First a very brief look at Net Neutrality and how its reversal can affect content creators, their audiences, and change the internet as we know it. If the…
Discipline, Child Abuse, or Both?
Nov 21, 2017 • 80 min
This week Ann, Dan, and Afro Becky discuss the difference between disciplining your child and child abuse. *What is child abuse? * Just-Ann disseminates Louisiana’s child abuse laws and what they mean for parents who engage in corporal punishment (aka…
Spousal Rape is Real Rape.
Nov 14, 2017 • 96 min
This week Ann, Dan, and Afro Becky (formally known as Anonymous) are joined by our caller Diane from North Carolina who is a victim of marital rape. Diane’s #MeToo post caught Dan’s eye because if you remember in our pilot episode, prior to the recent…
Stalker vs. Stalked Pt. 2
Nov 7, 2017 • 92 min
In part 2 of Stalker vs Stalked, Dan on Drugs, Just-Ann, and Anonymous have a discussion with Marcus, who was arrested and jailed for stalking…his wife. After being with his wife for 8 years, Marcus caught his her cheating on him. Marcus had a feeling…
Stalker vs. Stalked Pt. 1
Oct 31, 2017 • 51 min
This week in part 1 of Stalker vs. Stalked, Ann, Dan, and Anonymous have a discussion with our guest Nicole who is a stalking victim. Next week in part two we have a discussion with Marcus who was arrested and jailed for allegedly stalking… his wife.…
Defending Public Defenders
Oct 24, 2017 • 69 min
This week Dan on Drugs, Just-Ann, and Anonymous discuss public defenders and whether or not they’re actually good lawyers. Dan describes his interactions with one of his public defenders as a juvenile delinquent and theorizes that the caseloads of public…
NRA: National Redneck Association
Oct 16, 2017 • 64 min
This week Dan On Drugs, Just-Ann, and Anonymous discuss gun control (or lack of), the Brady Bill, background checks, and go over the process of purchasing a firearm in Louisiana. We also take a look at how to completely avoid a Federal Background Check…
“Blue-blonick” Plague: Just-Ann still pays for porn.
Oct 10, 2017 • 58 min
Dan on Drugs, Just-Ann, and Anonymous are joined again by Paul Smith to discuss what each host thinks should be illegal that is legal and vice-versa. We learn that Just-Ann has been scorned enough by adulterers that she would like to see people caught…
FIREDfighter: Extinguishing the Myth of Brotherhood.
Oct 2, 2017 • 107 min
This week Dan On Drugs, Just-Ann, and Anonymous are joined by special guest, retired Fairfax County (Virginia) Firefighter Paul Smith. Though officially retired, Paul was wrongfully terminated after disclosing his work-related disability to the FCFD. His…
You down with EEOC? Yeah you know me!
Sep 26, 2017 • 92 min
This week Dan, Ann, and Anonymous discuss ex-convicts in the workplace, the EEOC, and releasing unrestricted medical records to your employer. We also take a look at revenge porn… no literally… we spent an hour just looking at photos. Ex-cons in the…
How to Get Away with Murder.
Sep 19, 2017 • 105 min
Dan on Drugs, Just-Ann, and Anonymous discuss the Equifax security breach and how to protect yourself, along with how to get away with murder. Equifax Security Breach: What should I do? Can I sue Equifax for not protecting my sensitive information? How do…
Bed Bugs with a Side of Semen.
Sep 12, 2017 • 85 min
This week Dan on Drugs, Just-Ann, and Anonymous discuss: Self Defense What is self-defense? When is self-defense NOT self defense? Can self-defense turn into assault or murder? What does Stand your Ground mean? Parental Rights Part Deux Insemination after…
Bonus: Weekly Headlines
Sep 8, 2017 • 14 min
We usually cover a few headlines each episode, but we cut the headlines from episode 1, “Trans Mission” for the sake of time. Utah nurse stood her ground in refusing to illegally draw blood from an unconscious patient. Georgia cop says to driver, “we only…
Trans Mission.
Sep 5, 2017 • 77 min
Episode 01: Just-Ann, Dan on Drugs, and “Anonymous” explore the world of Transgenders, same sex marriage and how (if at all) the law affects members of the LGBTQ community. Transgender Laws: Can you change your “sex” on your Driver’s License/ID, Social…
Introduction
Sep 2, 2017 • 6 min
Who are we? Just-Ann is a license and practicing attorney in the state of Louisiana who graduated from LSU and Loyola University School of Law around the same time the light bulb was invented. She’s practiced law for more than 20 years and hasn’t lost a…
Pilot
Aug 29, 2017 • 70 min
Ann and Dan are joined by their special guest “Anonymous” to discuss complete randomness. Celebrity: Does Usher really have herpes? Who leaked the settlement details? If the allegations of R. Kelly having a sex cult are true, is there any criminal…