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Brian Norton Baird is a former United States Representative for Washington’s 3rd congressional district, serving from 1999 to 2011 as a member of...

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Laurence Colletti

Laurence Colletti serves as the producer at Legal Talk Network where he combines his passion for web-based media with...

In this On the Road report from the California Lawyers Association (CLA) Annual Meeting, host Laurence Colletti talks to Congressman Brian Baird about Americans’ ability to distinguish facts from opinions and the effect this is having on our democracy. He discusses the Americans’ ability to InfoWars and other mediums that feed paranoia, the buried but prevalent presence of authoritarian beliefs, and the attack that arbiters of fact and reason, namely the press, are facing. He also shares the responsibility of attorneys to recognize and support reason.

Brian Norton Baird is a former United States Representative for Washington’s 3rd congressional district, serving from 1999 to 2011 as a member of the Democratic Party.

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Published: October 15, 2018
Podcast: On the Road
Category: Legal News
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