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Good Law | Bad Law

Summary: Good Law | Bad Law is a weekly podcast featuring Attorney Aaron Freiwald and guests taking stories from the headlines and from the courtroom and discussing how and why the law matters to every American. Come join us and our guests every Friday for an informative and fun conversation! Submit your questions and topic suggestions on Facebook or Twitter to have them discussed on the show.

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 Penn State Fraternity Hazing | Timothy Piazza | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:29:39

On this special Tuesday episode of Good Law | Bad Law - we talk about the tragic death of Timothy Piazza after being hazed as part of a fraternity pledge class at Penn State. We represent a client who was in a similar situation and talk about that case and the similarities to the Piazza case we see today.    

 Sexual Assault Laws, Good and Bad | #SAAM | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:22:35

Aaron and Mitch join the conversation about sexual assault awareness month and some of the new legislation that is being put forward to try and make an impact on the problem of sexual assault in our country.    Listen in as we discuss HB106 in New Hampshire, a Houston law that proposes we punish those who don't come forward with information regarding a sexual assault, and the Joyful Heart Foundations efforts to rid the backlog of untested rape kits.   Follow us: Twitter: @FreiwaldLaw Facebook: @FreiwaldLaw   Remember to Subscribe!

 Healthcare Secrets | Phone Companies Responsible For Distracted Driving | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:26:45

Hospitals have an advantage over other industries. They get to claim they are the best without having to back it up. This week we talk about the healthcare industry. How hospitals and Dr.s don't have to disclose certain important information that may influence a patients decision to stay there and what medicare is trying to do about that.    We also take a look at a lawsuit where a family is suing Apple claiming they have the technology to prevent people from texting and driving or driving distracted but they won't use it.    Listen in and as always, if you like what you hear subscribe! Leave any questions in the comments below and be sure to follow us at: Twitter: @FreiwaldLaw Facebook: @FreiwaldLaw Website: freiwaldlaw.com Subscribe here!

 Community Legal Advisors Interview | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:13:15

Aaron sits down with staff attorney Matt Bravette to talk about a new Philadelphia legal service called Community Legal Advisors (CLA) and the importance of planning for your future.   Take a listen and let us know what you think.   Follow us:   Twitter: @FreiwaldLaw Facebook: @FreiwaldLaw Website: freiwaldlaw.com Subscribe here!

 Opioid Addiction In America | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:36:29

We discuss the growing epidemic of opioid in America, what is causing it, how it starts, and what we can do about it. The big pharmaceutical companies are lobbying against change even after we've seen the morbidity rate rise and emergency room rates rise.    Listen in as we offer our opinions on the topic.   Follow us: Twitter: @FreiwaldLaw Facebook: @FreiwaldLaw Website: freiwaldlaw.com Subscribe here!

 LGBT Workplace Rights | MLK | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:33:00

This week we remember one of the most influential people in American History, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. who 49 years ago was shot and killed. He fought valiantly for the rights of black Americans; to get equality for all in our country.    Today we are still fighting many of the same battles he fought in the 60s.    We also talk about the workplace rights of the LGBTQ community and their protection under title Vll which says employers can't discriminate based on sex which is now interpreted as including sexual orientation.   As always you can follow us at:   Twitter: @FreiwaldLaw Facebook: @FreiwaldLaw Website: freiwaldlaw.com Subscribe here!

 April Fools | Silly Lawsuits That Actually Happen | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:23:27

In honor of April fools day we wanted to lighten things up a bit. We all know the McDonald's hot coffee case but we wanted to highlight some other silly lawsuits that have happened recently.   We discuss an employee who had a bit of a gas problem, exploding plates, false advertising, and monkey selfies.    As always you can follow us at:   Twitter: @FreiwaldLaw Facebook: @FreiwaldLaw Website: freiwaldlaw.com Subscribe here!

 Special Education Law | Interview | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:24:05

Today Aaron and special guest Josh Kershenbaum revisit judge Neil Gorsuch's 2008 ruling along with the new Supreme Court decision regarding the IDEA and discuss what protections students with special needs have.    Josh shares why this new ruling is so important for those students in various parts of the country and what steps parents and students can take to make sure they get the education they deserve.   Listen in and let us know your opinion!   Josh's website: http://www.mykidslawyer.com/ Twitter: http://twitter.com/MyKidsLawyer Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/#!/MyKidsLawyer   Freiwald Law: freiwaldlaw.com Facebook: @FreiwaldLaw Twitter: @FreiwaldLaw  

 Special Education Ruling | Gorsuch opinion overturned | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:34:45

Today Aaron and Mitch talk about an opinion from Judge Neil Gorsuch in 2008 regarding education standards for students on an IEP. Judge Gorsuch has been getting a lot of attention recently because he is in the middle of hearings to become the next Supreme Court Justice. His decision from 2008 was recently unanimously overturned recently because he said schools only had to do something more than the bare minimum with IEP students. Listen in and let us know your opinion! Follow us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter

 Equal Rights | Climate Change - Changes in our country | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:32:41

On this special extra episode of Good Law | Bad Law we talk about a few major things going on in our country. First, we talk about Nevada ratifying the Equal Rights Act which gives women all the same constitutional rights as men.    Second, we talk through a lawsuit that has been moving through the courts put forth by a group of teenagers. The lawsuit says the government and oil companies knew the damage being done but failed to do anything to stop it.    Read the details: here   Let us know what you think and ask us any questions you want answers to on Twitter!   Follow us: Twitter: @FreiwaldLaw Facebook: @FreiwaldLaw  

 US Marines | Muslim Ban 2.0 What you need to know! | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:37:46

This week we discuss a lawsuit against the US government and US Marines because it was found that the water at camp Lejeune has been contaminated and causing illnesses in people stationed there for years. Aaron explains the many difficulties that come when trying to sue the US government and some resources for veterans who may have been effected. We also discuss a listener submitted question about the new travel ban issues by the Trump administration and how it differs from the previous one. We also give our opinions on whether or not we think it will pass.   As mentioned in the show, here is a link for legal services that may be able to help you if you are in need: Legal Counsel for the Elderly - Free Legal, Social Work Services - AARP   Also the link to the opinion we discuss in the episode:  Ninth-Circuit-s-Decision-on-Trump-s-Travel-Ban.pdf   Please Subscribe here!   Follow us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter If you have any questions about how you can get help please reach out to us at freiwaldlaw.com,

 US Marines | Muslim Ban 2.0 What you need to know! | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:37:46

This week we discuss a lawsuit against the US government and US Marines because it was found that the water at camp Lejeune has been contaminated and causing illnesses in people stationed there for years. Aaron explains the many difficulties that come when trying to sue the US government and some resources for veterans who may have been effected. We also discuss a listener submitted question about the new travel ban issues by the Trump administration and how it differs from the previous one. We also give our opinions on whether or not we think it will pass.   As mentioned in the show, here is a link for legal services that may be able to help you if you are in need: Legal Counsel for the Elderly - Free Legal, Social Work Services - AARP   Also the link to the opinion we discuss in the episode:  Ninth-Circuit-s-Decision-on-Trump-s-Travel-Ban.pdf   Please Subscribe here!   Follow us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter If you have any questions about how you can get help please reach out to us at freiwaldlaw.com,

 MLB Hazing Ban | Transgender Decision explained | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:29:08

Today Aaron and Mitch discuss the MLB hazing ban and the backlash it is receiving by some of the leagues more seasoned members. The former Chicago Cubs manager has come out against the ban saying it's too difficult to uphold because hazing is in the culture.    We also discuss in more detail the Trump administration reversal of the Title IX guidance former president Obama had put in place during his terms in office. Aaron explains what the reversal of the decision means and we discuss another case very similar to Gavin Grimm's case and what the decision was there.    Please Subscribe here!   Follow us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter

 MLB Hazing Ban | Transgender Decision explained | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:29:08

Today Aaron and Mitch discuss the MLB hazing ban and the backlash it is receiving by some of the leagues more seasoned members. The former Chicago Cubs manager has come out against the ban saying it's too difficult to uphold because hazing is in the culture.    We also discuss in more detail the Trump administration reversal of the Title IX guidance former president Obama had put in place during his terms in office. Aaron explains what the reversal of the decision means and we discuss another case very similar to Gavin Grimm's case and what the decision was there.    Please Subscribe here!   Follow us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter

 The New Stance On Gender Neutrality - #America | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:29:11

This week Aaron and crew discuss the Trump administration guidance on Title IX and transgender rights.    Don't forget to subscribe!   Follow us: Twitter: @FreiwaldLaw @AaronFreiwald   Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/freiwaldlaw/   Website: Freiwaldlaw.com endhazingnow.com

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