Docket

  • 2003
  • TV Show
  • None

A weekly series addressing topical legal issues concerning Canadians.

Why Using Others’ Words Is OK, Justice Thomas
01:56 — A man of few words, Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas sends reporters into a spin as anti-plagiarism software detected a high rate of language ove (more…)
ICYMI: Identity Theft Rises, NHL Lawyer Quits
05:23 — Be vigilant about your online banking, folks. Attorney Seema Iyer goes into staggering identity theft numbers plus why prosecuting attorney Thomas Eoa (more…)
SCOTUS Notice: Kennedy’s Date-night
00:50 — Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy celebrates the newly opened, DC-based Tadich Grill by reliving his first date with his wife, Mary Davis Kennedy.
ICYMI: Police Bid Farewell to Canine Argo
03:20 — Police canines keep us safe and ‘The Docket’ team salutes Hidalgo County’s Argo and years of dedicated service while battling cancer.
Oral Arguments: Monkey Selfies & Copyright?
09:13 — New York lawyer and English Barrister James Montgomery argues on behalf of photographer David Slater, saying an Indonesian monkey cannot have copyrigh (more…)
Guns in the Hands of Artists
03:35 — Take a look inside Washington University’s Des Lee Gallery where guns have been taken off the streets, particularly New Orleans’ streets, and used as (more…)
Cyberbullying Victims Unite in New Campaign
07:02 — Five years after Rutgers freshman Tyler Clementi took his own life after being bullied online, a new initiative by New York Law School is combating cy (more…)
Inside Dangers of Drug K2, Not ‘fake Pot’
07:49 — MSNBC’s Tony Dokoupil explains the origins of drug K2, also known as synthetic marijuana, beginning in U.S. laboratories to legitimately study medical (more…)
Former Miss Nevada Arrested, Again
00:53 — A downward, spiraling fall from grace for former Miss Nevada USA who has been arrested for the second time in just two months.
Why Did SCOTUS Go MIA for Papal-palooza?
00:50 — Catholic Justices Antonin Scalia, Samuel Alito and Clarence Thomas were no-shows for Pope Francis’ address to Congress last Thursday. Why?!
Does Halloween Violate Sex Offenders’ Rights?
08:12 — Elie Mystal of Above the Law argues on behalf of registered sex offenders saying it’s a violation of civil rights for such folks to observe a curfew o (more…)
Justice Is (somewhat) Served to Owen Labrie
02:21 — Attorney Seema Iyer thinks former student of the prestigious St. Paul's School, Owen Labrie, should have been convicted of felony rape and received mo (more…)
Greg Hardy Will Stay in NFL, Here’s Why
03:13 — It has been a year and a half since defensive end Greg Hardy was dismissed on appeal of domestic abuse charges in a bench trial but he still remains i (more…)
Pot Laws Won’t Free the Past Convicted
08:46 — Sentenced to die for selling marijuana? MSNBC’s Tony Dokoupil describes the complicated situation of past prison sentences that today’s pot laws have (more…)
Lawyers of Color Play TV Mistresses, Why?
09:11 — Olivia Pope, Annalise Keating, Angela Valdez … why are leading female characters also African-Americans, Latinos and mistresses?
Alastair Campbell “I Do Think This Is Unfair”
10:08 — Tony Blair’s former spokesman, Alastair Campbell, recalls 2003 and the court order for his personal diaries during the buildup to the Iraq war. As the (more…)
Your Tweets, Legally: RBG, #AimingForChange
05:20 — MSNBC’s Nisha Chittal gives the biggest legal stories of the day as told by social media.
The ‘constant Fight’ of Lawyers’ Depression
10:08 — S. Starling Marshall says ‘numbers don’t lie’ and gives reasoning behind lawyers’ depression rate 3.6x higher than non-lawyers. Visit daveneefoundatio (more…)
Oral Arguments: Michelle Carter Case
06:50 — Robert Bianchi, Esq. plays prosecuting attorney in the case of 18-year old Michelle Carter who is accused of manslaughter-by-text of her boyfriend. Se (more…)
Oral Arguments: Tondalo Hall Sentencing
07:46 — Attorneys Seema Iyer and Heather Hansen play prosecutor and defense in a mock trial, taking opposing sides on Tondalo Hall’s 30-year prison sentence f (more…)
Fall TV Season's Legal Lineup
12:11 — Pop culture expert Alicia Quarles breaks down ‘Blindspot’, ‘The Grinder’ and what else to watch this fall, legally. Is the name ‘Alex Parish’ too “Ame (more…)
'Paid for. My Journey Through Prostitution.’
12:15 — Author Rachel Moran bares all in an interview with MSNBC’s Seema Iyer discussing her life, almost ruined, by sexual violence and prostitution.
Halloween Litigations and Dean Obeidallah
06:54 — The Daily Beast’s Dean Obeidallah case of Durmon v. Billings where the plaintiff met with a figure dressed as Jason Voorhees from the horror film "Fri (more…)
‘No Such Thing As a Child Prostitute’
06:12 — LA commissioner Catherine J. Pratt gives options to female juveniles in probation and though their choices are limited, it’s a breath of fresh air for (more…)
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