ON THE SHOW IN DECEMBER 2012:
Chicago Teachers Union Sit In?
The Chicago Teachers Union fought and won a strike earlier in 2012, but now the school board has signaled that it plans to close many public schools in Chicago. In response to this threat, the Union staged a sit-in outside the mayor's office. We will hear from some sit-in participants in this segment.
Vote Not Guilty?
We will learn more in this segment on the legal issue of jury nullification, and how it can impact defendants in Illinois in cases of injustice.
November Nugget From Illinois NORML?
Here's an update on efforts to legalize Marijuana in Illinois and nationwide.
Legal Tips for Occupiers?
Here's an interview from the Occupy Midwest conference held in March 2012, with some legal tips relevant to folks involved in the Occupy Wall Street movement.