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Is it time to kill the death penalty?

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Release Date: 02/20/2020

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Guest: Attorney James D. McNamara Jim McNamara has prosecuted police abuse cases around the state of Ohio. From the cases he’s handled over the course of 40 years, Jim understands why police abuse exists and what it takes to fix the problem.

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Guest: attorney Jon Saia of Saia & Piatt Jon Saia’s practice is focused on OVI defense. He’s one of the most knowledgeable attorneys in Ohio on this area of the law. Not only an accomplished attorney, Jon is certified by The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration as an instructor in the administration of standardized field sobriety tests. He’s also certified by the manufacturer of the BAC Datamaster, in the operation, diagnostic verification and calibration of the BAC Datamaster Breath Alcohol Testing Instruments. Jon talks with us about how the OVI laws work, what you can...

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Guest: Robert A. Bilott, partner at Taft Law For years, DuPont had been dumping in a landfill in Parkersburg, West Va., a man-made chemical commonly known as PFOA, which was recently linked to cancers and other diseases. But DuPont knew as far back as 1951 that PFOAs posed a health risk, and as time went on, DuPont learned more and more about the dangers associated with PFOAs. But this chemical, which leached into the city’s drinking water, was the magic ingredient that made Teflon and other products possible, which meant that PFOAs were a money maker—a big money maker, and so DuPont never...

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Guest: Giovanna Scaletta-Bremke If you have 13 children by nine women and fall behind on your child support payments, can a court order you to not have more children? A trial court in Lorain County, Ohio, thought it had the power to issue such an order, and the appellate court agreed. Now it’s up to the Ohio Supreme Court to decide the issue. Listen to a discussion with the attorney who is handling the case.

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Conservatives and Liberals on the death penalty in Ohio

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Guest: Justice Michael Donnelly;

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Guest: Hannah Estabrook; Are women in the sex trade criminals or victims of their pimps? Our guest helps educate us.

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Why Jury Trials Make Sense in Civil: In a civil lawsuit, juries can be a stabilizing force. Here's an explanation of how juries are different in civil than in criminal.

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Guest: Eleana Drakatos and Medical Malpractice

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Guests: Hannah Kubbins, executive director of Ohioans To Stop Executions, and Hannah Cox, National Manager of Conservatives Concerned About the Death Penalty.

Would you expect to hear that a growing number of conservatives are against the Death Penalty? Is there enough bi-partisan support to make repealing Ohio’s Death Penalty a real possibility? Find out.