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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.

Feb 27, 2020 06:30

MSNBC meltdown over Bernie's NV victory

Mike Papantonio and Trial Lawyer magazine editor Farron Cousins describe how corporations are funneling millions of dollars into state supreme court races, using their pocketbooks to directly influence legislatures at state and local levels. Plus, Bernie's win in the Nevada caucus left MSNBC's Chris Matthews and James Carville FUMING, going so far as to compare the Vermont senator's victory to a Nazi invasion, while once again pointing the finger at Russian meddling for 'puppeteering' Bernie toward the Democratic nomination.

Then, RT correspondent Michele Greenstein walks us through a developing criminal case against bank behemoth JPMorgan, which is being accused yet again of manipulating precious metals markets for the express profit of its own clients and investors.
Later in the show, legal journalist Mollye Barrows breaks down a tragic case in Mississippi, where Attala County Deputy Darrin Fleming gave a 'courtesy ride' to Gerald Simpson, who had a mental disability rendering him incoherent. Simpson was killed by a passing motorist after the sheriff dropped him off just outside the county line. Just who is to blame here for Simpson's death?

Feb 20, 2020 06:52

New DOJ charges against Huawei based on fact or fiction?

Mike Papantonio and Trial Lawyer magazine editor Farron Cousins take a look back at the 2010 BP oil spill, which new studies show was actually far worse than reported. BP had made concerted efforts with media outlets to downplay the impact of its Deepwater Horizon spill, which ravaged marine ecosystems in the Gulf of Mexico and surrounding waters. Also, attorney and former media darling Michael Avenatti is found guilty of extorting Nike for millions of dollars. Plus, Juul is facing the fire as ads for their e-cigarettes have been found popping up on websites designed for teens, including Cartoon Network and Nickelodeon.

Then, RT correspondent Michele Greenstein walks us through charges of racketeering and intellectual property theft filed by the DOJ against Chinese telecom giant Huawei. This is just the latest development in a long saga of disputes between the Chinese 5G developer and the US government. Is this feud truly rooted in security concerns, or is it actually economic?

Finally, legal journalist Mollye Barrows discusses a horrific case of sex trafficking and extortion unearthed just outside the Sarah Lawrence College campus in New York. Lawrence Ray exploited his own daughter and her peers to run a 'sex cult' out of her dorm room, where Ray himself also lived.

Feb 13, 2020 06:41

Raucous caucus in Iowa & predators lurking on dating apps

Mike Papantonio and Trial Lawyer magazine editor Farron Cousins take us through the calamitous events of the Iowa caucuses and what it all means for the Dems moving forward. Also, MSNBC has been showering Joe Biden’s presidential campaign with money, while “family company” Johnson & Johnson has just been hit by a $750 million fine in New Jersey for their cancer-linked talcum-based baby powder. RT correspondent Brigida Santos outlines how Congress is now stepping into the world of online dating, as free versions of online dating apps have attracted sexual predators who target minors.

Finally, human trafficking attorney Steve Babin explains how the recent denial by federal judges to consolidate sex trafficking claims will impact lawsuits moving forward. What are the next steps for bringing hospitality chains to justice, who have been directly profiting off prostitution rings?

Feb 6, 2020 06:50

MD officer’s murder charge for executing handcuffed detainee

Mike Papantonio and Trial Lawyer magazine editor Farron Cousins rip open industrial giants like 3M and DuPont after studies have shown PFAS chemicals from companies like these have seeped into “virtually all major drinking water sources” in the US. Also, a company called NewsGuard claims to be able to protect audiences from ‘fake news’, while being funded by pharmaceutical companies. Plus, ‘Pharma Bro’ Martin Shkreli is again facing accusations of predatory price-fixing, this time for his patented drug Daraprim, which is used to prevent malaria.

Then, former DC metro police officer Ronald Hampton talks about the murder of William Green while he was handcuffed and detained in the front of Corporal Michael Owen Jr.’s squad car in Prince George’s County, Maryland. Why wasn’t the corporal wearing a body camera when he fatally shot Green seven times?

Finally, legal journalist Mollye Barrows spotlights a compound uncovered by the FBI in Macon County, Alabama. Designed to arm and train young recruits to become terrorists, the training ground was led by Siraj Wahhaj, who had been arrested previously in New Mexico for spearheading a similar compound found there in March 2019.

Jan 30, 2020 06:31

Media outlets dousing the Bern, DoD hired 50K ‘mercenaries’

Mike Papantonio and Trial Lawyer magazine editor Farron Cousins talk about Brazilian federal prosecutors going after journalist Glenn Greenwald for bringing to light corruption within President Bolsonaro’s government. Also, media outlets are failing to alert Americans to over 5 million vehicle recalls due to faulty airbags. Plus, Bernie Sanders’ poll numbers are surging in Iowa; so why exactly is the mainstream media still painting him as an underdog? RT correspondent Brigida Santos spotlights over 50,000 soldiers that are actually private contractors working with the Defense Department within the US’ ‘Area of Responsibility’ that spans over a dozen countries in the Middle East. Finally, legal journalist Mollye Barrows walks us through Hunter Biden’s child support woes.

Jan 23, 2020 07:10

US defense contractors funding Taliban

Mike Papantonio and Trial Lawyer Magazine editor Farron Cousins walk us through accusations against US defense contractors, alleging they are paying off the Taliban in ‘protection fees’ while knowing full-well that these funds are being allocated toward the killing of American soldiers. RT correspondent Brigida Santos discusses how President Trump has sent ratification of the Equal Protection Act almost back to square one, as women still remain unprotected under the Constitution almost a hundred years after the amendment was first proposed. Legal journalist Mollye Barrows spotlights how Johnson & Johnson has been whitewashing the health risks of its talcum powder, which independent studies have found contain asbestos and cause a spike in cervical cancer rates among healthy women.