The global war on terrorism has shined a new light on the Posse Comitatus Act which dates back to 1878 and defined the role of the US military in our lives here at home in America. Ringler Radio host, Larry Cohen and co-host, Bill Wright, Settlement Annuity Specialist from Ringler’s Atlanta office, explore Posse Comitatus with Attorney Robert L. Shannon, Jr., an expert on the topic and a partner in the Atlanta law firm of Hall, Booth, Smith and Slover, PC. They will define Posse Comitatus, look back at the history, discuss how it pertains to national tragedies like 9/11 and Hurricane Katrina, the military’s role and what Posse Comitatus has to do with the state of affairs in 2008.
Coast to Coast, hosted by Attorneys and Law.com bloggers, J. Craig Williams and Robert Ambrogi, looks at how DNA is being used in many cases to prove previously convicted people innocent of crimes for which many have served decades in jail. You’ll hear about the Innocence Project, a non-profit legal clinic founded by Barry Scheck, of O.J. Simpson trial fame and his partner, Peter Neufeld, which has freed 172 wrongly convicted men and women. Joining us is Attorney Robert N. Feldman, partner at the Boston firm, Birnbaum & Godkin, LLP, and one of the founders of the New England Innocence Project. Is there a downside? Also joining us is Attorney Josh Marquis, District Attorney of Clatsop County in Oregon and Vice President of the National District Attorneys Association as well as a frequest guest on national radio and TV discussing criminal justice. Its a discussion you won’t want to miss!