Judge throws out New York City climate lawsuit against 5 major oil giants

In another legal win for Big Oil, a New York City lawsuit seeking to hold five of the world’s largest fossil fuel companies financially accountable for the climate impacts to the city has been thrown out. In his decision issued on Thursday, United States District…

What’s the Most Addictive Legal Substance?

–Audience Question: What do you think is the most addictive legal substance in the world? -Become a Member: https://www.davidpakman.com/membership -Become a Patron: https://www.patreon.com/davidpakmanshow -Follow David on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/dpakman -Follow David on Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/david.pakman -Follow the show on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/davidpakmanshow/ -Discuss on our subreddit: http://www.reddit.com/r/thedavidpakmanshow/ -Facebook:…

Boston is considering allowing noncitizens to vote in city elections

The city of Boston is considering whether to allow immigrants with legal status in the United States to vote in local elections. Boston’s City Council debated an idea Tuesday to extend voting rights to all of the city’s legal non-U.S. citizens, allowing them to participate…

How Kavanaugh will use religion to turn back the clock

It’s a polite fiction that religion isn’t a factor in the American legal system. But religion plays an outsize role, both in judicial decisions and in the decisions of presidents in nominating a judge. President Donald Trump’s latest pick for the Supreme Court, Judge Brett…

Clarence Thomas is the most important legal thinker in America

Justice Clarence Thomas is the most important legal thinker of his generation, and the most significant judicial appointment of the last forty years. No justice did more to reshape the way thousands of the nation’s top lawyers think about the law. No justice did more to…

Trump Campaign to Discredit Michael Cohen is Underway

–As Donald Trump’s lawyer Michael Cohen loses his legal team and will likely cooperate with investigators, the Trump team’s campaign to discredit Cohen will continue to ramp up https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-fix/wp/2018/06/14/trumps-campaign-to-discredit-michael-cohen-is-already-underway/ -Become a Member: https://www.davidpakman.com/membership -Support Our Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/davidpakmanshow -Donate via Bitcoin: 15evMNUN1g4qdRxywbHFCKNfdCTjxtztfj -Donate via Ethereum: 0xe3E6b538E1CD21D48Ff1Ddf2D744ea8B95Ba1930…

New video of Sterling Brown arrest shows cops stepping on his ankle, singing about more money

Milwaukee taxpayers may yet shoulder the cost of a legal settlement over their police department’s needlessly violent arrest of NBA rookie Sterling Brown. But they’ve already shelled out a little extra over the incident in the form of overtime pay for the officer who waited…