Court Appointed

Court Appointed

Court Appointed

Description

How can you avoid trespassing while playing Pokemon GO? Is "To Catch a Predator" entrapment? Can you use a spring gun in the fall? Lawyer Mike Meadows and his dude like brother-in-law Tommy Smirl tackle the pressing issues of the day in a legal podcast geared to educate and entertain lawyers and non-lawyers alike.

Link: audioboom.com/channel/court-appointed

Categories

Comedy

Episodes

124: Divorce Law v The Sad Couch

Dec 3, 2018 3934

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On this episode of Court Appointed Mike and Tommy discuss the process of untying the knot .... Divorce !!  What to expect, what not to expect or if you're expecting ... Whatever !!  Mike bestows some basic knowledge while Tommy dwells in the past.  The Court is now in Session with music, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief" by MCRB.

123: Advanced Negligence v $67 Million Pants

Nov 26, 2018 3762

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On this episode of Court Appointed Mike and Tommy discuss some more , "In Depth" nuances of Negligence.  We all know the "DB-CD" .... errrr ....... Right ?  But let's look at specifics.  Oh yeah, and ones that are just dumb!!  The Court is now in Session with music, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief" by MCRB.

122: CNN v Hard Pass Horseplay

Nov 19, 2018 3134

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On this episode of Court Appointed Mike and Tommy discuss the current lawsuit by CNN on behalf of their banned news reporter.  They claim First and Fifth Amendment protection.  But are they entitled to this ??  What is the proper course of action ??  As in "Full House", exactly, "How Rude !!", are you allowed to be ??  The Court is now in Session with music, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief" by MCRB. P.S.  The sound quality is restored to normal so relax.

121: Hostile Workplace v Forklift Follies

Nov 12, 2018 3708

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On this episode of Court Appointed Mike and Tommy discuss what is the legal description of a  Hostile Work Environment.  I mean, a lot of us work for a jerk, but is that hostile ??  Is your boss smiling at you and saying "Good Morning", sexual harassment ?? The Court is now in Session with music, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief" by MCRB. P.S. We had a setting drop out on recording and the sound is off from normal.  We are sorry and will have corrected for the next episode.

120: Birthright Citizenship v Jurisdiction Thereof

Nov 5, 2018 3637

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On this episode of Court Appointed Mike and Tommy discuss the hot button topic of Birthright Citizenship.  What does it entail ??  How much of the hyperbole around it is true ??  Can it be changed through an Executive Order or do we need a Constitutional Amendment ??  Is this whole thing a new idea ??   The Court is now in Session with music, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief" by MCRB.

119: The Greenbrier Ghost v Witness Testimony

Oct 29, 2018 3840

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On this episode of Court Appointed Mike and Tommy discuss the West Virginia true story of "The Greenbrier Ghost".  The only US case where testimony from beyond the grave, was actually admitted in court.  Although, it was probably not the defense lawyers finest hour !!   The Court is now in Session with music, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief" by MCRB.

118: Phantoms & Ghosts v The Tax Man

Oct 22, 2018 2961

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On this episode of Court Appointed Mike and Tommy discuss the very real Halloween subject of Phantoms and Ghosts ... at least as far as tax law goes.  These specters of finance may pop up and scare you, if you are not conjuring up the right tax form !!   The Court is now in Session with music, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief" by MCRB.

117: Intent v CREEP McNasty

Oct 15, 2018 3047

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On this episode of Court Appointed Mike and Tommy discuss the very important element of law called "Intent".  Intent seems to be involved in every facet or type of law and is at the very heart of deciding guilt or negligence or "Just exactly what the authors meant !!   The Court is now in Session with music, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief" by MCRB.

116: Exotic Pet Laws v Kang-Banging

Oct 8, 2018 3282

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On this episode of Court Appointed Mike and Tommy discuss where and how you can own which kind of exotic animals.  What is an exotic animal ?  Do skunks and deer fall in that category ?  What other squirrelly things might be going on ??  The Court is now in Session with music, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief" by MCRB.

115: Undertakers Doctrine v A Pain Pill and a Swim

Oct 1, 2018 2817

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On this episode of Court Appointed Mike and Tommy discuss the legal theory known as the Undertakers Doctrine.  It has nothing to do with Undertakers or Doctrines or really anything outside of Florida.  So what does it have to do with ??  You'll have to listen to find out !!  The Court is now in Session with music, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief" by MCRB.

114: Extradition v Corna - Capias

Sep 24, 2018 3353

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On this episode of Court Appointed Mike and Tommy discuss the legal exportation process known as Extradition.  How and why it occurs within the US borders and when and if it occurs, between other countries.  Along the way we might discuss where and how to plan your own escape, especially if your last name is Snowden !!   The Court is now in Session with music, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief" by MCRB.

113: Trial & Error v Snitches in Stitches

Sep 17, 2018 3221

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On this episode of Court Appointed Mike and Tommy discuss the long and winding trail of one particularly grisly crime with several rarely used judicial practices.  Which leads to a discussion on the legal use of jailhouse snitches and their role in US law.   The Court is now in Session with music, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief" by MCRB.

112: Gerrymander v Katmandu

Sep 10, 2018 2969

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On this episode of Court Appointed Mike and Tommy discuss the long overdue revolt by the common man over the Political practice of Gerrymandering.  What are some states and some citizens doing to change this abusive practice that denies people their right to "One Person - One Vote" ??   The Court is now in Session with music, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief" by MCRB.

111: NDA's v Stormy McDougal's

Sep 3, 2018 3117

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On this episode of Court Appointed Mike and Tommy discuss the use of NDA's and what their intention is.  Why are they legal and do they serve any good ??  Or are they just to keep rich guys out of the news??  Since we didn't sign one, we are willing to discuss this subject !!   The Court is now in Session with music, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief" by MCRB.

110: Hearsay v Excited Utterance !!

Aug 28, 2018 3104

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On this episode of Court Appointed Mike and Tommy discuss the origin and usage of "Hearsay".  What's that .... I object ..... on the grounds of Hearsay !!  Let's find its' origin and then try to figure out why there are so many exceptions, he said excitedly ... hint hint.   The Court is now in Session with music, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief" by MCRB.

109: WV Supreme Court v Last One Out Turn the Light Off

Aug 20, 2018 3005

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On this episode of Court Appointed Mike and Tommy discuss the mess of a situation which is the West Virginia Supreme Court !!  In an unprecedented situation, the states' highest court is virtually eliminated.  Where do we go from here and what happens in the meantime??  The Court is now in Session with music, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief" by MCRB.

108: Medical Malpractice v Fastest Knife in Town

Aug 13, 2018 4274

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On this episode of Court Appointed Mike and Tommy are joined by "Sawbones" and "Still Buffering" star, Sydnee Smirl McElroy.  Oh, and she is also Tommy's daughter.  They are adding the medical perspective to the legal issue of Medical Malpractice.  On the eve of Tommy's major surgery ..... let's discuss all the things that can go wrong !!  That seems comforting .... Right ??  The Court is now in Session with music, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief" by MCRB.

107: FOIA Requests v Area 52

Aug 6, 2018 3313

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On this episode of Court Appointed Mike and Tommy discuss how to go about a FOIA Request.  Think about all the deep, dark government secrets you can find by using these.  Like, who was J Edgar Hoovers' favorite baseball player or is South Park undermining our youth??  From the interesting, to the absurd !! The Court is now in Session with music, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief" by MCRB.

2: MGM & CSC v The Safety Dance

Jul 30, 2018 3192

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On this episode of Court Appointed Mike and Tommy discuss the MGM Grand suing the victims of the concert shooting in Vegas.  How can this be and what could be the purpose.  Did a government program from the 911 Twin Towers attack create this situation?? The Court is now in Session with music, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief" by MCRB.

1: Treason v Salacious Sedation

Jul 23, 2018 3379

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On this episode of Court Appointed Mike and Tommy discuss what exactly is Treason??  We hear the word thrown around a lot lately.  How is it defined and how has it been enforced through history??  Listen up so you may be able to increase your odds should you be betting on a certain outcome in our current times !! The Court is now in Session with music, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief" by MCRB.

104: 22nd Amendment v Ripeness & Mootness

Jul 16, 2018 2880

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On this episode of Court Appointed Mike and Tommy discuss the 22nd Amendment and why it may be of interest these days.  Just for good measure, let's throw in a dash of 12th Amendment and enjoy the "Interplay".  Whoa, that sounds smutty !! The Court is now in Session with music, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief" by MCRB.

103: The 12 Tables v Deposit Your Ass Here

Jul 10, 2018 3365

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On this episode of Court Appointed Mike and Tommy discuss what may be the origin of all of our laws.  Forget Old English Common Law!!  These guys were way ahead of the curve.  So let's go back and do some Roman Numerals !!  The Court is now in Session with music, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief" by MCRB.

102: Dormant Dicta v Online Tax Grab

Jul 3, 2018 3074

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On this episode of Court Appointed Mike and Tommy discuss the recent Supreme Court ruling that is opening the door for taxing all online sales.  What does this mean and how can they do this ??  Does any of it make sense ??  How do they determine this Nexus??  The Court is now in Session with music, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief" by MCRB.

101: WV Supreme Justice v WV Supreme Corruption

Jun 25, 2018 2981

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On this episode of Court Appointed Mike and Tommy discuss the rise and fall of a West Virginia Supreme Court Chief Justice.  He literally and figuratively wrote the book on corruption in West Virginia Politics.  It takes one to know one !! The Court is now in Session with music, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief" by MCRB.

100: Letters of Marque v Live Pirates in Columbus

Jun 18, 2018 3242

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On this episode of Court Appointed Mike and Tommy discuss how Illegal Pirates got to be Legal Privateers.  It's kind of all in who you know (Wink Wink).  Anyway, let's go get all Pirate-ty in this 100th episode recorded Live at the Columbus Podcast Festival. The Court is now in Session with music, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief" by MCRB.

99: Temporary Insanity v Quantity & Cash

Jun 11, 2018 3700

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On this episode of Court Appointed Mike and Tommy discuss Temporary Insanity and how to be successful in this defense.  Also, who has pulled it off and who didn't.  Surprisingly, some that didn't, had to be hard core bonkers !!  The Court is now in Session with music, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief" by MCRB.

98: Video Game Lawsuits v Van in a Grocery Cart

Jun 4, 2018 3245

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On this episode of Court Appointed Mike and Tommy discuss THE Biggest Lawsuit in Video Game History that may change the very course of Mankind.  Because we all know how important Video Games are.  And just in case you don't know, they brought in a 14 year old as an expert !!  The Court is now in Session with music, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief" by MCRB.

97: Non-Compete v Sandwich Artistry

May 28, 2018 3128

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On this episode of Court Appointed Mike and Tommy discuss the proper way to construct a Non-Compete Agreement.  Or, if you are on the other side of the contract .... what to look for to make such an agreement unenforceable !!.  So we got you covered coming and going ..... just don't try to take your sandwich skills elsewhere...  The Court is now in Session with music, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief" by MCRB.

96: Wills & Ways v Getting Draked

May 21, 2018 3138

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On this episode of Court Appointed Mike and Tommy discuss one of the biggest scams in American history by way of Sir Francis Drake.  Along the way they find several other interesting tidbits in Wills of the past.  The Court is now in Session with music, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief" by MCRB.

95: Outlandish Defenses v Robo-Deer

May 14, 2018 3404

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On this episode of Court Appointed Mike and Tommy some of the Best / Worst defense offerings ever !!  Some amazingly worked, while others .... not so much.  But you can't blame a guy for trying .... right ??  The Court is now in Session with music, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief" by MCRB.

94: One Mans' Trash v Another Mans' DNA

May 7, 2018 3010

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On this episode of Court Appointed Mike and Tommy discuss the newest science behind deconstructing serial killers.  It seems they are being betrayed by their family .... so to speak! !  The Court is now in Session with music, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief" by MCRB.

93: Wrongly Convicted v William Shatner-ish

Apr 30, 2018 3966

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On this episode of Court Appointed Mike and Tommy discuss the facts behind wrongful convictions.  What usually causes this and who can help ??  We find out, that seeing, should not always be believed !!  The Court is now in Session with music, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief" by MCRB.

92: Corporate Members v Muskrat Love

Apr 23, 2018 2981

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On this episode of Court Appointed Mike and Tommy discuss C-Corp, S-Corp, LLC, Partnerships and all the other ways possible to create a business entity.  There are lots of different letters you can use.  Along the way, there are detours into Managing Members and Muskrat Love ?? The Court is now in Session with music, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief" by MCRB.

91: Easy Easements v Hostile Hijinks

Apr 16, 2018 3366

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On this episode of Court Appointed Mike and Tommy discuss easements and how they are obtained or passed on.  What to do to remove one or obtain one.  Why do we have to yell at people when passing over their land ??  Maybe it's just for fun !!  The Court is now in Session with music, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief" by MCRB.

90: Land Snatch v Simple Simon

Apr 10, 2018 3095

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On this episode of Court Appointed Mike and Tommy discuss your rights to your land.  How it is a sacred trust between you and the law.  At least until the Government decides it might want it.  Then where do you stand and what can be done ??  Apparently, it depends on where the buck stops !!  The Court is now in Session with music, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief" by MCRB.

89: Yelpers Arise v SLAPP Back

Apr 2, 2018 3283

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On this episode of Court Appointed Mike and Tommy discuss just how free the speech is concerning Yelp Reviews.  Can you sue over a bad review and if so, who is responsible ?  How should you respond if your business is publically maligned in such a manner ?  The Court is now in Session with music, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief" by MCRB.

88: The Dude v Ethically Challenged

Mar 26, 2018 3459

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On this episode of Court Appointed, Mike puts Tommy in the Hot Seat and makes him answer Ethics Questions from a Lawyers final Bar Exams.  Needless to say, we find that Tommy appears to be Ethically Bankrupt !!!Meanwhile, Mike wears his Halo with great pride ...... The Court is now in Session with music, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief" by MCRB.

87: Jury Nullification v Peter Slinger

Mar 19, 2018 3444

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On this episode of Court Appointed, Mike and Tommy discuss the secretive process of Jury Nullification.  What is it, how does it work and will you get in trouble for doing it ??  How about some examples throughout history, some more obvious than others.  The Court is now in Session with music, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief" by MCRB.

86: Counselor Advice v Domestic Animal Porn

Mar 12, 2018 3854

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On this episode of Court Appointed, Mike and Tommy discuss Client - Counselor relationship.  Who is in charge and who makes the final decisions??  Then somehow, things take a strange side course to the farm ??  The Court is now in Session with music, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief" by MCRB.

85: Scappoose Justice v Jury Box Racism

Mar 6, 2018 2654

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On this episode of Court Appointed, Mike and Tommy discuss the only two states in the union where you can be found guilty by a 10-2 vote.  No unanimous decision needed here, so it's kind of like horseshoes and hand grenades!!  Why and how did this come about ?? The Court is now in Session with music, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief" by MCRB.

84: Ham Sandwich Jury v Ignoramus Bill

Feb 27, 2018 3598

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On this episode of Court Appointed, Mike and Tommy discuss the different type of juries you could possibly serve on and how they work.  And, while some are patriots and enjoy the privilege of serving, others may be interested in, "How do I get out of this ?? The Court is now in Session with music, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief" by MCRB.

83: 6th Amendment Confrontation v Candid Camera

Feb 20, 2018 3386

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On this episode of Court Appointed, Mike and Tommy discuss those pesky traffic cameras.  Are they legal ? Are they fair ? Are they a tempter of ill gotten gains ?  Let's look for a clearer picture on these cameras !! The Court is now in Session with music, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief" by MCRB.

82: Getting Borked v The Supreme Court

Feb 13, 2018 3304

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On this episode of Court Appointed, Mike and Tommy discuss the history and inner workings of the United States Supreme Court.  We've already discussed judges, so why not follow up with like the All Star Judges as voted on by fans and peers !!  The Court is now in Session with music, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief" by MCRB.

81: Justin & Whoppers v Net Neutrality

Feb 6, 2018 2916

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On this episode of Court Appointed, Mike and Tommy are joined by Justin McElroy of MBMBaM fame to discuss the often confusing issue of Net Neutrality.  Are we for it or against it and what exactly is at stake ??  Just don't tell me Corporate Greed and the Evil Empire is once again at work to screw the little man .... Like always !!  The Court is now in Session with music, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief" by MCRB.

80: Jurisprudence v Fishing Lures

Jan 30, 2018 3319

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On this episode of Court Appointed, Mike and Tommy discuss the Canons of Judges.  Let's go ..... under the robes of secrecy ... if you will??  Sometimes, even these last bastions of decency and discretion ... lose their freaking minds !!  The Court is now in Session with music, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief" by MCRB.

79: Swatters Rights v Probative Value

Jan 23, 2018 2777

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On this episode of Court Appointed, Mike and Tommy discuss the negligent "Prank" called Swatting.  What are the legal aspects and what happens if things go awry and turn tragic?  Let's probe into this current breakdown in human actions !!  The Court is now in Session with music, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief" by MCRB.

78: Insider Trading v The Duck Test

Jan 16, 2018 3144

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On this episode of Court Appointed, Mike and Tommy discuss the "One Percenter" practice of Insider Trading.  Who is supposed to be in charge of stopping this and where do their powers come from ?  (Hint: the answer is not Krypton)  Maybe Super Duck can stop these white collar criminals !! The Court is now in Session with music, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief" by MCRB.

77: Sovereign Citizen v Drunk History

Jan 9, 2018 3398

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On this episode of Court Appointed, Mike and Tommy discuss what it means to be a Sovereign Citizen and how you become one.  If you do become one ..... What do you do now??  Just know going in, your batting average in Court is pretty low !! The Court is now in Session with music, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief" by MCRB.

76: Cause of Action v Ex Post Facto

Jan 3, 2018 3244

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On this episode of Court Appointed, Mike and Tommy discuss the intricacies of Ex Post Facto law. When do laws take effect and when are they enforceable. How about across the pond where they subscribe to Parliamentary Sovereignty .... Old Chaps ?? The Court is now in Session with music, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief" by MCRB

75: Santa Movies v Santa Laws

Dec 26, 2017 2961

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On this episode of Court Appointed, Mike and Tommy the legal intricacies of Christmas related movies. What is being violated and what is being ignored ? Like ... when do you get a do-over on kidnapping?? Just asking .... The Court is now in Session with music, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief" by MCRB

74: Bunkering Down v Travis and an Apocalypse

Dec 19, 2017 3918

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On this episode of Court Appointed, Mike and Tommy are joined by Travis McElroy to discuss the legalities and logic of End of Days preparedness. When is building or stocking your bunker going to run afoul of the law. This and other Zombie questions will be answered with our "Middlest" brother !! The Court is now in Session with music, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief" by MCRB

73: Lawbones v (Bring on the) Herd Vaccines

Dec 12, 2017 4050

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On this episode of Court Appointed, Mike and Tommy are joined by Dr. Sydnee Smirl McElroy. Join their discussion on the Medical and Legal implications of Vaccines. But don't get too close, you might catch sweaty tongue, if you haven't had your shot for it yet !! The Court is now in Session with music, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief" by MCRB

72: Scams II v Brushing Your Yak

Dec 5, 2017 3447

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On this episode of Court Appointed, Mike and Tommy aim once again to protect all their listeners from holiday scams. They are ever increasing in volume and cleverness so don't be taken in, because the Dudes have your back !!!! The Court is now in Session with music, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief" by MCRB

71: The Sims v Noseeums & Mulch

Nov 28, 2017 3077

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On this episode of Court Appointed, Mike and Tommy Discuss the finer points of Zoning Laws and HOA's. It seems these little homeowner fiefdoms may be the most political of any agreement you may enter into !! The Court is now in Session with music, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief" by MCRB

70: Lien on Me v When You're Not Whole

Nov 21, 2017 3107

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On this episode of Court Appointed, Mike and Tommy Discuss a legal remedy for unpaid work and materials that dates back to the founding and building of our nation. So lend us an ear and learn about liens !! The Court is now in Session with music, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief" by MCRB

69: Homicidal Somnioburrito v It's Always the Husband

Nov 14, 2017 2810

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On this episode of Court Appointed, Mike and Tommy Discuss a little known legal defense that is shaky, at best, but has had some surprising results. From years of TV watching our BS meters are going off the chart, but here's to getting away with murder and sleeping through it !! The Court is now in Session with music, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief" by MCRB

68: Six Internet Lawsuits v A Human Centipede

Nov 7, 2017 3234

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On this episode of Court Appointed, Mike and Tommy Discuss the six lawsuits that shaped the internet as we now know it!! Find out why we have the right to do some of the things we can do or can't do and mainly, what exactly are you agreeing to or to become on those terms of service agreements??? The Court is now in Session with music, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief" by MCRB

67: Jurisdiction v Leeches on the Loose

Oct 30, 2017 2890

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On this episode of Court Appointed, Mike and Tommy Discuss the finer points of Jurisdiction and how that whole confusing thing works. We find out about Leeches on the way and hopefully how to avoid them !! The Court is now in Session with music, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief" by MCRB

66: Isaac Asimov v Our Benevolent Robot Overlords

Oct 25, 2017 3307

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On this episode of Court Appointed, Mike and Tommy Discuss how humans will legally co-exist with the coming robot wave. Maybe Skynet didn't become self-aware, but what other Robot mischief may be on the horizon and is our legal system prepared to handle it? Danger ahead Will Robinson !! The Court is now in Session with music, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief" by MCRB

65: Contract Law v The Devil Made Me Do It

Oct 16, 2017 3007

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On this episode of Court Appointed, Mike and Tommy Discuss the finer points of selling your soul to the Devil. I mean, if you've reached this point of desperation at least make sure that all your paperwork is filed correctly. Has it really come to this .... The Court is now in Session with music, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief" by MCRB

64: Theories of Liability v Underage Drinking

Oct 10, 2017 3156

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On this episode of Court Appointed, Mike and Tommy are joined by Tommy's wife and Mike's sister, Mary, to discuss laws pertaining to underage drinking. Are there ways for parents to provide safe places for their teens to drink and keep them off the roads, or can we only repress it and force it underground and into dark and unmanaged places?? Find out in this discussion as ....The Court is now in Session with music, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief" by MCRB

63: Good Samaritan v George Clooney with a Straw

Oct 3, 2017 2788

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On this episode of Court Appointed, Mike and Tommy discuss Good Samaritan laws and what you can and can't do as well as what is expected of you. There is a slight audio difficulty at the end as the Censorship board got us on the first go round and a last minute change was made, but it might not be much better.. The Court is now in Session with music, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief" by MCRB

62: Discovery v Compelling Interrogatories

Sep 26, 2017 2899

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On this episode of Court Appointed, Mike and Tommy discuss what is involved in Discovery. No, not like Christopher Columbus or Ponce de Leon or even the channel. The lawyery type of discovery and all the fascinating or boring, depending on your point of view, things that this phase of law entails. The Court is now in Session with music, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief" by MCRB

61: Equifax v (More) Corporate Greed

Sep 18, 2017 2717

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On this episode of Court Appointed, Mike and Tommy discuss the Equifax debacle and how it affects us all. Are there no limits to corporate greed and what can be done?? Why is it us, the little guys, that keep taking these hits ?? The Court is now in Session with music, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief" by MCRB

60: Secured Credit v The Repo Man Cometh

Sep 12, 2017 3438

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On this episode of Court Appointed, Mike and Tommy discuss Repossession. No ..... it's not what happens if you don't pay your Exorcist !! Come re-live some less than glowing moments with an old repo Dude and his wise cracking sidekick!!! The Court is now in Session with music, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief" by MCRB

59: Drawing the Line v Drawing Blood

Sep 5, 2017 2817

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On this episode of Court Appointed, Mike and Tommy discuss the Fourth Amendment as it pertains to the forced collection of your bodily fluids. Man, this sounds gross!!! Oh well, we are just the Dudes to go there. The Court is now in Session with music, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief" by MCRB

58: Law School Primer v The Dudes

Aug 28, 2017 3648

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On this episode of Court Appointed, Mike and Tommy discuss what it takes to become a Lawyer and obtain your own money tree. This episode will tell you what to expect and what skills come in the most handy. Then you too can be an expert Barrister like Mike !!!! Be Like Mike !!! The Court is now in Session with music, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief" by MCRB

57: Freedom of Speech v F Nazis

Aug 21, 2017 3323

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On this episode of Court Appointed, Mike and Tommy discuss Freedom of Speech, a nation without limits!! Who and how to assemble and mostly ...... Why can't we all try to do better ?? The Court is now in Session with music, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief" by MCRB

56: Entrapment v Opportunity

Aug 14, 2017 3040

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On this episode of Court Appointed, Mike and Tommy discuss what constitutes Entrapment as opposed to just a convenient opportunity provided by a gentle push. And by all means, do not bring sex into it because that is just not fair !!! The Court is now in Session with music, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief" by MCRB.

55: Dr Evil v The Wedding Crashers

Aug 8, 2017 2751

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On this episode of Court Appointed, Mike and Tommy discuss the difference between a winning defamation lawsuit and one that is filed because you are a giant windbag with no sense of humor and your feelings get easily hurt. Also, how to control that unruly sheep gossip !! The Court is now in Session with music, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief" by MCRB.

54: Parole v Dystopian Detonation

Jul 31, 2017 3030

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On this episode of Court Appointed, Mike and Tommy discuss the finer workings of Parole and all of the other ways that people get out of their time in the slammer. The Juice is loose so don't be shocked or blown away by your court ordered micro-chip !! The Court is now in Session with music, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief" by MCRB.

53: Invoking v Oh Susanna

Jul 24, 2017 3150

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On this episode of Court Appointed, Mike and Tommy discuss One of the oldest devices in procedural law. Can it be true that it was derived from the pages of a mystical catholic Bible ........ or something like that??? The Court is now in Session with music, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief" by MCRB.

52: Corporate Personhood v Humans & Politicians

Jul 17, 2017 3431

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On this episode of Court Appointed, Mike and Tommy discuss Corporate personhood ............ What ?? That's what I said !!! When is a corporation not a corporation ......... When it's a person and it has more rights than you !!! The Court is now in Session with music, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief" by MCRB.

51: Pals Graf v Exploding Italians

Jul 10, 2017 2734

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On this episode of Court Appointed, Mike and Tommy discuss what happens when two Italians get thrown on a train leaving their exploding package behind ??? It's a text book case of Proximity Cause or there are no accidents and someone is gonna pay !!! The Court is now in Session with music, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief" by MCRB.

50: Husker Do v. Husker Don'ts

Jul 5, 2017 2980

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On this episode of Court Appointed, Mike and Tommy discuss the time honored tradition of fireworks on the 4th of July and the laws surrounding the fun. The dudes also make an unsolicited sales pitch for a new flame resistant personal lubricant. The Court is now in Session with music, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief" by MCRB.

49: Loving U Wrong v Don't Wanna B Right

Jun 27, 2017 2909

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On this episode of Court Appointed, Mike and Tommy discuss the Landmark decisions that mark anniversaries in June. Hoe Loving in 1967 helped bring about Love acceptance in 2015. The Court is now in Session with music, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief" by MCRB.

48: Data Tracking Beauty v Privacy Beast

Jun 19, 2017 3049

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On this episode of Court Appointed, Mike and Tommy discuss evolving technology of cell phone tracking. Is your location private ?? It may be your phone but the tower belongs to someone else!! What if Batman stops a crime before it happens ....... can you sue?? The Court is now in Session with music, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief" by MCRB.

47: A Hole in One v Carbolic Balls

Jun 13, 2017 3473

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On this episode of Court Appointed, Mike and Tommy discuss the three pillars of a contract. When and why are you bound by it to the point of giving away a car?? Then suddenly balls get thrown into the mix. Oh Boy ...... here we go again !! The Court is now in Session with music, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief" by MCRB.

46: Pleading for a Fifth v The Star Chamber

Jun 5, 2017 3301

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On this episode of Court Appointed, Mike and Tommy discuss the 5th Amendment and when you can be silent and when you have to give up the beans. Where in the world is Carmen Miranda, or Mark for that matter and why did our fore fathers value the right to keep your mouth shut ???? The Court is now in Session with music, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief" by MCRB.

45: Expectation of Privacy v The Trash Noodle Incident

May 30, 2017 2711

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On this episode of Court Appointed, Mike and Tommy discuss the 4th Amendment and your Expectation to Privacy or not. Additionally, the real truth about The Trash Noodle Incident finally comes out. The truth shall set you free, so scamper about you scampi noodles !!!! And as a bonus, it is possibly the birth of an entirely new podcast ....... or not. The Court is now in Session with music, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief" by MCRB.

44: Peerless Contract v The Four Corners

May 22, 2017 3044

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On this episode of Court Appointed, Mike and Tommy discuss the aspects necessary in creating a valid and binding contract and identify some of the pitfalls of ambiguity. So let's make sure your cotton is arriving when you expect it and avoid the common mistakes of the novice contract writer. The Court is now in Session with music, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief" by MCRB.

43: Liability v Wile E. Coyote

May 15, 2017 3032

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On this episode of Court Appointed, Mike and Tommy discuss the all encompassing world of Liability. Someone is responsible for anything bad that happens, but with a good lawyer, it's kind of like a game of "Hot Potato" !! You shift that responsibility here, they shift it there, and everywhere a Knock Knock. Listen up and protect yourself ....... The Court is now in Session with music, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief" by MCRB. For those who persist, who says Tommy is the only one that needs editing??

42: Indecently Exposed v Live in Columbus

May 8, 2017 3227

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On this episode of Court Appointed, Mike and Tommy go Live and Uncut from the Columbus Podcast Festival. Indecent Exposure during Live performances seemed to be an appropriate topic ........ So stand back while the Dudes whip this episode out !!! The Court is now in Session with music, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief" by MCRB.

41: Res Ipsa v Yosimite Sam

May 1, 2017 2850

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On this episode of Court Appointed, Mike and Tommy discuss one of the many facets of negligence. Does that truck ahead of you have a right to dump its' load on you if you are fairly warned ??? Mike and Tommy will explore your rights ......... Well, mostly Mike will ........... Tommy is just kinda there ?? The Court is now in Session with music, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief" by MCRB. (Also ......... is Easter over??)

40: Spite v Size Matters

Apr 24, 2017 2939

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On this episode of Court Appointed, Mike and Tommy discuss the not-so-common use of Spite Fences. What is a Spite Fence ,,,,,,,, Why do they exist ...... Who has even heard of such a thing ?? Not Tommy !! Is this the topic where Size Does Matter ?? The Court is now in Session with music, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief" by MCRB. (Also ......... is Easter over??)

39: United Airlines v Frequent Fighters Club

Apr 17, 2017 2619

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On this episode of Court Appointed, Mike and Tommy discuss why it is OK for United Airlines to remove you from a flight. Not necessarily in the manner recently practiced, but more in a peaceful, customer attentive sort of non-beat-down-y way. What other industries practice non-violent bumping? The Court is now in Session with music, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief" by MCRB. .......................... Also, it's Easter season, so remember to check for Easter Eggs ....................... Just sayin' !!

38: Impeachment v Horses with Putin

Apr 10, 2017 2838

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On this episode of Court Appointed, Mike and Tommy examine what is really involved in an Impeachment. Do we all really know what that means and how does it work , where did the idea come from and who set it up. We're not advocating for it or saying anything against it ........ We're just saying !! So find out the lowdown on Impeachment as well as how the Dudes would spend their time visiting with the leader of Russia .......... #HorseswithPutin. The Court is now in Session with music, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief" by MCRB.

37: Death & Taxes v Sobbing in our Beer

Apr 3, 2017 3296

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On this episode of Court Appointed, Mike and Tommy warn of the Tax Man Cometh. It's that time of the year friends so get your 1040's filed or else find out what Celeb's you might be joining in your local prison. So tune into Death, Taxes and one "Special" deduction, The Court is now in Session with music, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief" by MCRB.

36: Background Checks v Dynamic Nuclear Atoms

Mar 27, 2017 3320

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On this episode of Court Appointed, Mike and Tommy cover Background Checks and a new bill in Congress creating forced DNA testing. Wait !!!! What ??? Is this 1984 or something .......... er ......... no, wait a minute ........... now I'm confused. So get ready to be expunged and fix up your credit, because ........ The Court is now in Session with music, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief" by MCRB.

35: Forfeiture v $9.99 a Safe and a 1970 Gremlin

Mar 21, 2017 2361

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On this episode of Court Appointed, Mike and Tommy cover the Civil Forfeiture. You know, where they take your stuff, even if no crime is involved ? Say What ??? You've got to be kidding !!! We are not, so come and wander into Court and find out when a Safe is not a Safe. The Court is now in Session with music, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief" by MCRB.

34: Adverse Possession v U-sucka-pea-o

Mar 13, 2017 2613

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On this episode of Court Appointed, Mike and Tommy cover the inside and outside of Adverse Possession. Who does this and why? Also, what's everyone so adverse to? Sometimes all you can say is "U-sucka-pea-o" ........ Say What??? The Court is now in Session with music, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief" by MCRB.

33: Hungry Hippos v. Walgreens

Mar 7, 2017 2319

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On this episode of Court Appointed, Justin McElroy is here as amicus curiae to discuss HIPAA law and cases. The Sawbones and My Brother, My Brother and Me co-host's testimony is definitely something you won't want to miss! The Court is now in Session with music, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief" by MCRB.

32: Mary Jane v. The Man Part II

Feb 28, 2017 2709

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On this episode of Court Appointed, Mike and Tommy continue to discuss Marijuana Legalization and the implications between federal and state laws. This subject was too much of a fatty to put into one episode, so here is Part 2 of this most dank subject. The Court is now in Session with music, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief" by MCRB.

31: Mary Jane v The Man Part 1

Feb 21, 2017 2519

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On this episode of Court Appointed, Mike and Tommy discuss "Reefer Madness" or the Highs and Lows of Marijuana Legalization whether for Medical or Recreational Reasons. This subject was more than we could Roll into one episode, so here is Part 1 of this Heady subject. I hope we don't go up in smoke !! The Court is now in Session with music, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief" by MCRB.

30: Trump v Travel Ban

Feb 14, 2017 2701

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On this episode of Court Appointed, Mike and Tommy discuss the Trump Travel Ban / Muslim Ban / Disrupted Travel Plans. What will the courts decide and where did this Executive Order run afoul?? Has there been immigration outrage before?? What happened in 1965 that changed the face of America? The Court is now in Session with music, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief" by MCRB.

29: OK Fact v Wild West Fiction

Feb 7, 2017 3401

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On this episode of Court Appointed, Mike and Tommy discuss the real life trial of Doc Holliday and the Earp Brothers following the shootout at the OK Corral. What ???? But they were the Good Guys .......... Right ? I mean ........ Right? Let's go back for some frontier justice and find out how shootin' Cowboys wasn't quite as acceptable as the movies make it out to be. Later you can weigh in on which movie did it better. The Court is now in Session with music, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief" by MCRB.

28: Immolation v Emolument

Jan 31, 2017 2588

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Will the Emolument clause be tested for the first time in History? Will someone actually have standing to file this suit? Will there be Trump Toast on the White House lawn? We will answer these questions and many more in this episode!!

27: Prostitution Legalization v Decriminalization

Jan 24, 2017 3145

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On this episode of Court Appointed, Mike and Tommy discuss the current thoughts on "The Oldest Profession".  What are the laws in U.S., what about other countries.  Mike and Tommy will insert this knowledge in your brains ...... but don't worry, they're using protection!! Music, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief" by MCRB.

26: Nyeck v. Bleck

Jan 14, 2017 2516

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On this episode of Court Appointed, Mike and Tommy discuss the potential pitfalls of prolific poltergeist paranormal as it pertains to real estate...buying and selling a haunted house. Music, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief" by MCRB.

25: Paternity v. Pig Boy

Jan 11, 2017 2522

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On this episode of Court Appointed, Mike and Tommy discuss the paternity. What is it, how do you get it, and do you want it? Lots of good info out there for all the potential baby momma and daddies out there. Music, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief" by MCRB.

24: Rasputin v. Jon Benet

Jan 3, 2017 3589

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On the Season Two premier of Court Appointed, Mike and Tommy discuss the history of the Russian mystic Rasputin and the defamation lawsuit that was filed after a Hollywood movie depicted his untimely demise. Music, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief" by MCRB.

23: 2016 v. Lawyer and Dude

Dec 28, 2016 4265

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On this episode of Court Appointed, Mike and Tommy update the topics they discussed the past year and talk about the upcoming new season. Music, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief" by MCRB.

22: Santa Laws v. Elf Drug Mules

Dec 20, 2016 3208

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On this episode of Court Appointed, Mike and Tommy discuss the laws that Santa breaks on his yearly trek across globe. No elves were harmed in the making of this episode. Music, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief" by MCRB.

21: 12 Laws a Leaping v. Pear Tree

Dec 13, 2016 3978

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On this episode of Court Appointed, Mike and Tommy discuss the 12 dumb laws of Christmas. The laws aren't necessarily related to Christmas, but they are indeed dumb, and it is the holiday season, so drop that yule log in your fire place, pour yourself some eggnog and check out this episode! Music, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief" by MCRB.

20: Christmas Spirits v. Donuts

Dec 5, 2016 4408

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On this episode of Court Appointed, Mike and Tommy call an expert witness to the stand to discuss Christmas Spirits, past, present, and future. Middle Smirl Sister Teylor Smirl joins Court Appointed as a guest this week; much donut talk ensues. Teylor also concocts a special cocktail for Court Appointed named a Preliminary Beering. Music, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief" by MCRB.

19: Scrooge v. Sharknado

Dec 3, 2016 3207

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On this episode of Court Appointed, Mike and Tommy begin to ring in the holiday spirit with an episode on predatory lending and the OG loan shark. Tommy sings a song that may or may not be related to anything. Music, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief" by MCRB.

18: Death Penalty v. Death Farce

Nov 23, 2016 4031

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On this episode of Court Appointed, Mike and Tommy follow up their previous episode on murder with a discussion on the history and trends of capital punishment. Music, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief" by MCRB.

17: Making v. Murder

Nov 15, 2016 3370

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On this episode of Court Appointed, Mike and Tommy talk about their recent hands on experience with solving a murder mystery and delve into the different degrees of murder. Music, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief" by MCRB.

16: Beer v. Baseball

Nov 9, 2016 3830

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On this episode of Court Appointed, Mike and Tommy talk about baseball, and beer...and anti-trust laws. It all goes together, trust us. Music, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief" by MCRB.  

15: Election v. College

Nov 1, 2016 3974

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On this episode of Court Appointed, Mike and Tommy head back to school to talk about the Electoral College. There's no toga parties at this college despite some Roman roots. Music, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief" by MCRB.  

14: Creepy v. Clowns

Oct 25, 2016 3924

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On this episode of Court Appointed, Mike and Tommy discuss the recent epidemic of creepy clowns and what you need to know to protect yourself from these potentially unstable jesters. Also, were the baseball furies from "The Warriors" clowns?? Music, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief" by MCRB.

13: Dudes v. Scams

Oct 17, 2016 3982

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On this episode of Court Appointed, Mike and Tommy explain some scams that are prevalent in this day and age. Mike also explains to Tommy how he is about to be very wealthy thanks to a foreign prince who is in need of help. It's time to chew some gum and listen to this podcast and we are all outta gum. Music, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief" by MCRB.

12: Debtor v. Creditor

Oct 11, 2016 3758

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On this episode of Court Appointed, Mike and Tommy explain dealing with creditors and Tommy spins some stories of his time as a car repo man. It's time to chew some gum and listen to this podcast and we are all outta gum. Music, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief" by MCRB.  

11: Spouse v. Spouse, Take 2

Oct 4, 2016 3087

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On this episode of Court Appointed, Mike and Tommy discuss the ins and outs of ending a marriage. Music, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief" by MCRB.  

10: Testate v. Intestate

Sep 26, 2016 2954

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On this episode of Court Appointed, Mike and Tommy discuss the ins and outs of estate planning, wills, and probate. Music, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief" by MCRB.  

9: Hamilton v. Burr

Sep 20, 2016 3117

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On this episode of Court Appointed, Mike and Tommy have special expert witness Rileigh on the show and discuss her favorite subject, Hamilton! Music, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief" by MCRB.

8: Indiana v. Naked

Sep 12, 2016 3364

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On this episode of Court Appointed, Mike and Tommy discuss the bare essentials of public nudity and both kinds of exposure, decent and indecent. Music, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief" by MCRB.

7: Human v. Cannibal

Sep 6, 2016 2938

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On this episode of Court Appointed, Mike and Tommy discuss the legalities and taboos surrounding cannibalism. Music, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief" by MCRB.

6: Freedom v. Speech

Aug 30, 2016 2603

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On this episode of Court Appointed, Mike and Tommy discuss Freedom of Speech and Defamation. Music, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief" by MCRB.

5: Civil v. Criminal

Aug 22, 2016 2329

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On this episode of Court Appointed, Mike and Tommy discuss the differences between civil and criminal cases. Music, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief" by MCRB.

4: Landlord v. Tentant

Aug 15, 2016 2148

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On this episode of Court Appointed, Mike and Tommy discuss the ins and outs of renting apartments and homes and how to protect your interests. Music, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief" by MCRB.

3: IP v. Freely

Aug 8, 2016 2080

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On this episode of Court Appointed, Mike and Tommy discuss Intellectual Property and infringement and use of other people's ideas on the internet. Music, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief" by MCRB.

2: Yeezy v. Swift

Aug 2, 2016 2058

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On this episode of Court Appointed, Mike and Tommy discuss the legalities of recording telephone calls, the Kanye West and Taylor Swift controversy, and try to find words that rhyme with Zuckerberg. Music, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief" by MCRB.

1: Pokemon GO v. Trespass

Jul 26, 2016 2168

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On this first episode of Court Appointed, Mike and Tommy delve into dark underbelly of the legal ramifications of trespassing while playing Pokemon GO. Music: "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief" by MCRB.