September 10, 2018

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Today’s episode takes a deep dive into a 2003 Supreme Court decision, Stogner v. California, and discusses the Constitution’s ex post facto clause. Why? Listen and find out!

After that, we break down the $95 million lawsuit filed by Roy Moore against Sacha Baron Cohen alleging defamation, intentional infliction of emotional distress, and fraud. Is it meritorious? Who’s Moore’s lawyer? Will you laugh? There’s only one way to know!

Finally, we end with Thomas Takes the Bar Exam Question #92 regarding the introduction of testimony against a gang member.

Show Notes & Links

  1. Here’s the link to Stogner v. California, 539 U.S. 607 (2003).
  2. Click here to read the $95 million lawsuit filed by Roy Moore against Sacha Baron Cohen.

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  • [00:00:00] Intro
  • [00:02:10] Listener Questions: When talking about statutes of limitation in child abuse cases why didn't you talk about Stogner v. California?
    • [00:05:55] Background
    • [00:07:20] Introducing the case
    • [00:08:05] The Supreme Court decision
    • [00:10:55] Page 638 of the decent
  • [00:18:30] Roy Moore lawsuit against Sacha Baron Cohen
    • [00:25:30] The parody defense
  • [00:29:50] Commercial
    • [00:31:42] Damages
  • [00:35:39] Commercial
    • [00:38:40] Back from commercial
    • [00:40:55] Listener Thomas S: How does the court establish what is true?
    • [00:42:50] Third cause of action
  • [00:49:55] New Patron Tuesday
  • [00:52:30] Thomas Takes the Bar Exam: The introduction of testimony against a gang member (answer)
  • [01:01:55] Outro

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  • Link to the video of Who Is America; The subject of the defamation lawsuit