Attorneys Franz N. Borghardt and Richard Sprinkle bring you unfiltered discussion of national and local news and events, and how they affect you from a legal standpoint. Check back often because you never know what will be up for discussion.
S3 E16 Attorney General Sues Reporter Over Public Records Request
When the media wants to know information from government entities, they typically file public information requests. These are usually granted, unless there is some very good reason to deny them. What happens when the press wants to know about a sexual harassment investigation within the office of the Louisiana Attorney General? Should the reporter be granted information? Does the public have a right to know how its employees are behaving? All this and more, on this all new episode of Legally Unfiltered!
S3 E15 Virtual Classrooms And BB Guns
Aside from obvious exceptions, what you do in your own home is your business, right? Likewise, what you have in your home is your business right? What about your bedroom? Is what you lawfully have in your own bedroom your business? Not according to one Parish in Louisiana.
Recently a young student was suspended from school because while logged on to virtual school, the teacher saw a BB gun in the boy's room.
You read that right... a young boy had a BB gun in his room... Shocking, right? What you may find more shocking is that this happened to yet another student from a different school, in that same Parish! The government's justification? Those bedrooms are extensions of the classroom.
Think about that for a second... then tune in to this latest episode of Legally Unfiltered. You can bet Franz and Rich have some opinions about this. Enjoy and as always, keep it Unfiltered!
S3 E14 Amy Coney Barrett Confirmation Hearings
Even wondered how a Supreme Court Nomination hearing is supposed to work? If you watched the hearings for Amy Coney Barrett, you may be wondering "Is this how it is supposed to be?" Spoiler alert - It isn't.
Check out this episode where your hosts Franz and Rich dig into the recent Senate Judiciary Committee hearings and clear up some of the misconceptions that you may have formed after watching that debacle.
All right here, on this new episode of Legally Unfiltered!
S3 E13 Mandatory Vaccines
What if a vaccine were developed and approved for use on humans, and the government REQUIRED everyone to get it? Would you? Would you refuse? What if there were penalties for disobeying this order? Can the government force you to place things into your body?
Find out on this all new episode of Legally Unfiltered! Your hosts, Franz N. Borghardt and Richard Sprinkle discuss this very real possibility right here on the show. Grab a drink, get comfortable and check out this episode of Legally Unfiltered.
S3 E12 Presidential Tax Problems
News reports about President Trump's tax returns are EVERYWHERE, but Attorneys Franz and Richard like to get their info from the best source possible. Enter Prof. Phillip Hackney, of the Pittsburgh University School of Law who joined us to explain why the President's tax issues matter. Did he just avoid paying too much or did something else happen? Tune in and check it out, right here on Legally Unfiltered!
S3 E11 Pandemic Tort Reform
Does the law protect employers from suits stemming from the pandemic? If not, should it? Should legislatures also change other tort laws while they are at it? Franz and Rich dive into this contentious topic this time on Legally Unfiltered.
Informative and entertaining
Great podcast; informative and entertaining at the same time!
Surprisingly entertained. Excellent break from the real world of practice to laugh at our chosen career path.
Great insight into current legal issues—especially the ones specific to Louisiana. Highly recommend this podcast!