Dmitry Bam

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As the process to impeach President Trump continues to develop, we discuss the origins of impeachment in U.S. history, what has transpired during past impeachment inquiries, as well as how Constitutional law applies to various aspects of the current impeachment proceedings.


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Fifteen states currently have a Red Flag law, which permits police or family members to petition a court to order the temporary removal of guns from any person who may present a danger to themselves or others. A public hearing about a proposed Red Flag law for Maine was held in April and a work session on the bill took place in early May. We'll learn about the bill's status and the arguments for and against such a law.

 


Constitutional Law

Sep 11, 2018
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Our panel discusses the latest news regarding Supreme Court cases and decisions as well as issues raised during the Senate hearings regarding Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.

Freedom of Speech

Sep 28, 2016
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The definition of free speech and freedom of expression continues to be at the center of discussion -- whether it relates to the Presidential campaign, college campuses or Gov. LePage. What is considered hate speech and what is considered politically correct? What about microaggressions and trigger warnings? Is our ability to accept freedom of expression changing? Or are racist attitudes getting a free pass under the name of free speech?

Guests: Zach Heiden, legal director, ACLU of Maine  Dmitry Bam, associate professor at University of Maine School of Law