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Law and Disorder April 18, 2005

NYPD Edit Arrest Video?

The New York Times reported earlier this week that in some 400 cases[90%] of charges against RNC protesters were dropped because video recordings emerged showing that the arrested had not committed a crime during RNC protests in NYC. Hosts, Dalia Hashad and Heidi Boghosian interview

Guest – Eileen Clancy from Eyewitness Video. Clancy describes how she discovered that two versions of the same police tape, one used as evidence in the case of Alexander Dunlop was edited. Edited out were sequences of events removed that portrayed Dunlop behaving peacefully.


Academic Freedom
Guest – Brenda Coughlin, PhD Candidate at Columbia School of Sociology.

Guest- Gil Anidjar – Assistant Professor in the Department of Middle East and Asian Languages and Cultures at Columbia University. He is the author of The Jew, the Arab: A History of the Enemy.


Flag Burning Amendment

Hosts discuss issues surrounding the proposed amendment to the United States Constitution that would outlawed burning the Flag of the United States.

Law and Disorder April, 2005

Church & State – Encroaching Theocracy

Faith Based Initiatives – Little to no money directly given to those organizations that are not Christian.

Guest : Reverend Paul Chapman talks with hosts about how Christian faith-based organizations are receiving most of the allocated federal funds.

Law and Disorder hosts talk with Lenny Brenner about a book he recently edited, Jefferson and Madison On Separation of Church and State: Writings On Religion and Secularism published by Barricade Books and Susan Jacoby also joins us.  Jacoby is the author of Freethinkers: A History of American Secularism.  Freethinkers illuminates the neglected accomplishments of secularists who have stood at the forefront of the battle for every kind of reform from the framing of a Constitution based on human rights rather than divine authority to the feminist and civil liberties movements of the 20th century.


Intelligent Design Lawsuit

Biology teachers required to teach Intel Design as a scientific theory in Pennsylvannia.

Guest : Vic Walczak, Legal Director of the ACLU in Pennsylvania


Protesting Military Recruiters

Guest: Carol Lang, a City College secretary who protested with students against military recruiters at a campus job fair. She attended the protest, was taken from her office, arrested and held for thirty hours. She was charged with assault.

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