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America’s Lawyer

RT

Trial lawyer hall-of-famer Mike Papantonio hosts a new primetime weekly show called ‘America’s Lawyer’, examining and exposing untold truths in corporate and environmental legal cases with a no-holds-barred approach in addressing bad lawyers and corruption among federal and state judges.

Jun 4, 2020 06:28

FED-UP electorate rallies nationwide

Nationwide demonstrations sparked by police brutality against black Americans have resulted in a hodgepodge of mixed messaging and protest tactics. Is the upcoming presidential election a chance to restore some semblance of normalcy? President Trump issues an executive order targeting social media platforms after being fact-checked by Twitter. The Supreme Court may soon review how police officers use “qualified immunity” to get away with aggressive misconduct on the job. Amazon has distributed pre-produced material to local news stations across the country in its latest PR stunt following criticism of its mishandling of employee safety.

May 28, 2020 05:58

Toxic Michigan floodwaters & terrorist plots at US naval bases

A dam burst in Michigan displaced thousands of residents, and Dow now admits the floodwaters are in fact mixing with toxins from the chemical company’s storage ponds. MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow faces a defamation lawsuit after categorizing One America News as Russian propaganda. Plus, as businesses nationwide are decimated by pandemic lockdown, many Americans now favor a divorce deal from Chinese markets after relying so heavily on foreign imports. RT correspondent Brigida Santos warns us about long-term repercussions of sweeping federal deregulation in the name of getting the economy back on track. Legal journalist Mollye Barrows takes a closer look at the Corpus Christi and Pensacola naval base shootings, as both suspects have been linked to terrorism.

May 21, 2020 06:15

FBI name-drops 9/11 plotter & Patriot Act due for update

Big banks on Wall Street are doling out mortgage loans left and right, potentially feeding into a real estate collapse. Also, FBI documents reveal Saudi Embassy official Mussaed Ahmed al-Jarrah as a conspirator behind the 9/11 attacks. Plus, Jeff Bezos profited $30 billion during the pandemic, yet is slashing hazard pay for Amazon workers. While contact tracing is making waves as a further threat to privacy rights, RT Correspondent Brigida Santos brings us up to speed on the Patriot Act renewal, including amendments which could extend its reach to our online browsing activity. Attorney Virginia Buchanan spotlights a class action lawsuit against Allergan, the company which manufactured textured breast implants which were recalled in 38 countries after reports surfaced of women developing lymphoma.

May 17, 2020 08:23

Covid fallout: Bankruptcies & bailouts galore

While unemployed Americans and failing businesses look to Congress for help during this pandemic, Nancy Pelosi supports using federal funds to bail out K Street lobbyists. Also, Joe Biden is enlisting the help of certain Republicans in his campaign to unseat President Trump. Then, United Airlines faces a lawsuit over its plans to reduce employees’ hours.

RT correspondent Brigida Santos explains Chapter 7 and Chapter 11 bankruptcies, as courts across the country are preparing for a tidal wave of filings as a result of coronavirus.

Legal journalist Mollye Barrows discusses how Education Secretary Betsy DeVos aims to restructure the way colleges deal with sexual assault cases, possibly turning student hearings into de facto courtrooms.

May 7, 2020 06:21

Congress profits by $158 million selling stocks amid pandemic

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos sued for seizing wages from student loan borrowers, violating provisions of the federal coronavirus relief bill. Also, MSNBC’s Chris Hayes faces sweeping criticism across social media for his coverage of Tara Reade’s sexual assault allegations against Joe Biden. Plus, payday lenders charge up to 800 percent interest during the pandemic.

RT correspondent Brigida Santos spotlights graphic videos of police officers in California and New York brutally assaulting people of color, reminding us there remains a culture of racial violence embedded in law enforcement.

Legal journalist Mollye Barrows exposes 27 Democratic and 21 Republican senators for raking in millions through stock sell-offs during the pandemic.

Apr 30, 2020 07:14

Covid fallout: Meatpackers at risk, banks at fault, insurance gone AWOL

As meat processing plants nationwide are shutting down due to surging stockpiles of goods and fears of contamination, news has surfaced of employees at Smithfield and Tyson’s plants being forced to work without proper protective gear. Also, Mitch McConnell claims his priorities lie not with providing further coronavirus relief aid, but with pushing for Trump-backed judicial appointments. Also, multiple sources have now corroborated former staffer Tara Reade’s sexual assault claims against Joe Biden, so why aren’t more media outlets covering the story?

RT correspondent Brigida Santos outlines lawsuits against big banks like Wells Fargo, which have been doling out business loans to their wealthier clients rather than smaller businesses for whom the federal funds were intended.

Top Class Actions President Scott Hardy explains how insurance companies are wiggling their way out of covering swathes of businesses decimated by the pandemic.