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The Legal Edition provides the latest Legal, Business & Policy News on issues that mainstream media ignores or overlooks. Whether it be Internet Privacy, Government Monitoring & Surveillance, Education, Healthcare & Medicaid for All, Legislative Gerrymandering & Vote Dilution, Immigration, Women’s Rights & Judicial Abuses–to the research & lawsuits on Toxic Herbicides Sprayed on Food, GMO’s, to Disease-Causing Materials placed in human teeth, and political issues that affect you most –The Legal Edition reports it.

The Legal Editio‪n‬ Mary Kay Elloian, MBA, JD, Esq

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The Legal Edition provides the latest Legal, Business & Policy News on issues that mainstream media ignores or overlooks. Whether it be Internet Privacy, Government Monitoring & Surveillance, Education, Healthcare & Medicaid for All, Legislative Gerrymandering & Vote Dilution, Immigration, Women’s Rights & Judicial Abuses–to the research & lawsuits on Toxic Herbicides Sprayed on Food, GMO’s, to Disease-Causing Materials placed in human teeth, and political issues that affect you most –The Legal Edition reports it.

    Unmasking the First Amendment – Litigating Freedom of Information, & Office of Legal Counsel Opinions

    Unmasking the First Amendment – Litigating Freedom of Information, & Office of Legal Counsel Opinions

    Guest: Attorney Stephanie Krent, Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia University. The mission of the Institute and its attorneys, is to defend freedom of speech and the press in the digital age – through strategic litigation, research, & public education.

    In this discussion, Attorney Krent outlines how the Office of Legal Counsel and its infamous legal opinions often referred to as OLC opinions, are of critical importance to those who need to know the law, comply with it, or challenge it. All too often, those outside of government need to know what is established precedent for government agencies, but these “secret opinions’ have been routinely withheld from the public – and ultimately lawyers.

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    • 26 min
    The Sound of Silence – The Hidden Epidemic of Domestic Abuse and Trauma

    The Sound of Silence – The Hidden Epidemic of Domestic Abuse and Trauma

    Guest: Judith Herman, MD, formerly a full-time Professor in the Department of Psychiatry, at Harvard Medical School; and co-founder former Director of Training at the Victims of Violence Program in the Department of Psychiatry, at Cambridge Hospital, Cambridge, Massachusetts. She is the author of several books, including the groundbreaking book, Trauma and Recovery, The Aftermath of Violence – From Domestic Abuse to Political Terror.

    Discussion on the insidiousness and pervasiveness of domestic abuse – and the mistreatment of victims by the very people and institutions that should be protecting them. How these institutions have functioned for generations with impunity, including the Catholic Church, Hollywood, government and even the private sector. She explores what it is like for victims who suffer repeated abuse as well as institutional bias – where victims are treated with contempt by society, by the judicial system and even their own families.

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    • 48 min
    The Great Cholesterol Deception - The Story Behind the Statins

    The Great Cholesterol Deception - The Story Behind the Statins

    Guest: Dr. Stephanie Seneff, Ph.D., Senior Research Scientist at the MIT.

    Discussion on her compilation & analysis of scientific data showing how 'statins' work in the body, the metrics on how successful they are in managing high-cholesterol and LDL. Also discussed is the fact that many of these meds have been over-prescribed by doctors in the US. Questions include, What are the side-effects to statin use? Are doctors informed about the unintended consequences of high-dose statin use? What are the long-term unintended consequences of regular statin use? Discussion includes data analysis by medical scientists and Dr. Seneff's synthesis of the data on how it should be analyzed.

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    • 29 min
    Election Security: Securing the Vote While Securing the System

    Election Security: Securing the Vote While Securing the System

    Guest: Bruce Schneier, is an internationally renowned security technologist, called a “security guru” by the Economist. He is the New York Times best-selling author of 14 books — including Data & Goliath, & Click Here to Kill Everybody — as well as hundreds of articles, essays, and academic papers. His influential newsletter Crypto-Gram and blog Schneier on Security are read by over 250,000 people. Schneier is a fellow at the Berkman-Klein Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University; a Lecturer in Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School; a board member of the Electronic Frontier Foundation, AccessNow, and the Tor Project; and an advisory board member of EPIC and VerifiedVoting.org. He is the Chief of Security Architecture at Inrupt, Inc.

    Discussion on how voting machines are inherently vulnerable and what can and should be done to make them safer – to the ‘Gold Standard’ of paper ballots used across American in this election. Further discussion on hacking, audits and International bad actors trying to infiltrate state election databases as well as old voting machines that are vulnerable to attack and manipulation. An open and frank discussion with a ‘security guru’ with decades of experience on how we can keep America’s democratic process of voting safe and secure.

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    • 30 min
    The International Bill of Human Rights – Politics & Priorities – Where Does America Stand?

    The International Bill of Human Rights – Politics & Priorities – Where Does America Stand?

    -Guest: Attorney, Jamil Dakwar, Director of the American Civil Liberties Union’s Human Rights Program (HRP)

    Discussion is on the International Bill of Rights – (3 parts) including: the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR), the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) adopted in 1948 after WWII, and the International Covenant on Economic, Social & Cultural Rights. Specifically, the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICESCR), is a “multilateral treaty” adopted by the United Nations General Assembly in December 1966, and put in force in March 1976. Yet, the Trump State Department is weakening the rapport with both the international community, while exacerbating the international norms.

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    • 52 min
    Parallels in Patriotism: Educating One Generation of America at a Time

    Parallels in Patriotism: Educating One Generation of America at a Time

    US History of Immigration & Bigotry: From the Armenian Genocide, to the Jewish Holocaust, to Mexican & Central American Migration

    – Guest: Adam Strom, Director of Re-Imagining Migration, an education project with UCLA and Harvard Graduate School of Education; bringing understanding of immigration–past & present, to classrooms and educational leaders across the globe.

    His writings include: George Washington’s Rebuke to Bigotry; Stories of Identity & Religion; America’s Civil Rights Movement; Crimes Against Humanity and Civilizations–including the Jewish Holocaust, and the Armenian Genocide.

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    • 30 min

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