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Movie: Anatomy of a Murder

In a murder trial, the defendant says he suffered temporary insanity after his wife was assaulted. What is the truth, and will he win his case? [content warning]. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Jul 7, 2018 - 2 comments

Flint Town: Welcome to Flint Town  Season 1, Ep 0

'Flint Town' is an eight episode documentary series that follows the understaffed Flint police department during the city's water crisis and the 2016 presidential campaign. [more inside]
posted by riruro on Mar 22, 2018 - 1 comment

Designated Survivor: The First Day  Season 1, Ep 2

Congress's designated survivor shows up, and she and Kirkman visit the remains of the Capitol. The Governor of Michigan decides to round up the Muslims, and to flip off the new President when he tries to stop it. The FBI finds an IED linked to Al-Sakar, "the latest offshoot of Al-Qaeda", but Agent Wells thinks it's too perfect. [more inside]
posted by Etrigan on Sep 29, 2016 - 14 comments

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: The sad state of public defense in the US, OLOPE shuts down  Season 2, Ep 27

Michigan state representatives Todd Courser and Cindy Gamrat leave office, the first resigning, the second removed from her position, due to allegations they were having an affair together. Guatemala elects a new President following the resignation of Otto PĂ©rez Molina. Queen Elizabeth becomes the longest-serving monarch in British history. And Now: Some More Descriptions Of The Queen's Ridiculous Hats. Main story: public defenders, their relatively short history (only since 1963), and the many ways our legal system stacks the deck against them. (YouTube 15m) Last Week Tonight produced a short piece reimagining cop shows' Miranda warnings in light of the challenges faced by public defenders. And Now: An Important Message From Our Lady Of Perpetual Exemption (OLOPE), an update on the state of the church, which is closing down, and all the things they sent, at least one of which is really NSFW. Last Week Tonight is off next week. [more inside]
posted by JHarris on Sep 15, 2015 - 8 comments

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