Click Here To Listen Nashville Business 100 Leading Women Susan Tucker Jones Susan Tucker Jones is employed as a Senior Attorney for Client Advice with the Metropolitan Department of Law. She is blessed to have worked 15 years with the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, 13 of which have been with the Metropolitan Department of Law where her legal practice focus is government representation in the areas of land use, regulatory, and legislation. A Nashville native, Jones is a graduate of Hunter’s Lane Comprehensive High School. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Speech Communication and Theater and her Master of Education Degree in Education Administration and Supervision from Tennessee State University. [...]
Click Here To Listen Nashville Business 100 Leading African Americans Joycelyn Stevenson A native of Macon, GA, Joycelyn graduated Phi Beta Kappa and magna cum laude from Howard University and received her law degree from Vanderbilt University Law School. Joycelyn is the new Executive Director of the Tennessee Bar Association where she manages the affairs of the state bar under the direction of the 27-member board of directors. Most recently she was a shareholder at Littler Mendelson, P.C., where she practiced labor and employment law, specifically representing local and national corporate clients on workplace issues including allegations of wage and hour violations, race, religion, sex, disability and age discrimination, as well as in lawsuits and [...]
Benjamin Rachlin, Author Of Ghost Of The Innocent Man: A True Story Of Trial And Redemption Chats On DrAlvin.Com
Click Here To Listen Benjamin Rachlin A New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice "Remarkable . . . Captivating . . . Rachlin is a skilled storyteller." --New York Times Book Review "Intriguing . . . A gripping legal-thriller mystery . . . This is a story that profoundly elevates good-cause advocacy to greater heights--to where innocent lives are saved." --USA Today "A crisply written page turner." --NPR A gripping account of one man's long road to freedom that will forever change how we understand our criminal justice system During the last three decades, more than two thousand American citizens have been wrongfully convicted. Ghost of the Innocent Man brings us one of the most [...]
Click Here To Listen Barbara Radnofsky Impeachment is based upon “those offences which proceed from the misconduct of public men, or, in other words, from the abuse or violation of some public trust … as they relate chiefly to injuries done immediately to the society itself.” —Alexander Hamilton A non-partisan guide to a precise understanding of the rules and history of impeachment . . . Spotlighting in particular the precise rules of impeachment—including an explanation of the crucial grounds for impeachment, the famous “high crimes and misdemeanors”—the book also details its origins in British law, the rules as set out by the founding fathers in the Constitution, and their application throughout the history of our [...]
The Once And Future King: The Rise Of Crown Government In America By F.H. Buckley chats with Dr. Alvin
FH Buckley Click Here To Listen This remarkable book shatters just about every myth surrounding American government, the Constitution, and the Founding Fathers, and offers the clearest warning about the alarming rise of one-man rule in the age of Obama. Most Americans believe that this country uniquely protects liberty, that it does so because of its Constitution, and that for this our thanks must go to the Founders, at their Convention in Philadelphia in 1787. F. H. Buckley’s book debunks all these myths. America isn’t the freest country around, according to the think tanks that study these things. And it’s not the Constitution that made it free, since parliamentary regimes are generally freer than presidential [...]
Our Declaration: A Reading Of The Declaration Of Independence In Defense Of Equality By Danielle Allen chats with Dr. Alvin
Danielle Allen Click Here To Listen In just 1,337 words, the Declaration of Independence altered the course of history. Written in 1776, it is the most profound document in the history of government since the Magna Carta, signed nearly 800 years ago in 1215. Yet despite its paramount importance, the Declaration, curiously, is rarely read from start to finish—much less understood. Troubled by the fact that so few Americans actually know what it says, Danielle Allen, a political philosopher renowned for her work on justice and citizenship, set out to explore the arguments of the Declaration, reading it with both adult night students and University of Chicago undergraduates. Keenly aware that the Declaration is riddled [...]
Police State USA: How Orwell’s Nightmare Is Becoming Our Reality By Cheryl Chumley chats with Dr. Alvin
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Mississippi Eyes: The Story And Photography Of The Southern Documentary Project By Matt Herron chats with Dr. Alvin
Matt Herron Click Here To Listen Mississippi Eyes is the chronicle of the events and the powerful witness of five young photographers in The Southern Documentary Project, working during the pivotal summer of 1964 in the segregated South. Together they captured the sometimes violent, sometimes miraculous process of social change as segregation resisted then gave way to a new beginning toward social justice.
Jerry Ludwig Click Here To Listen Today, people point fingers and shout, “terrorist!” Not long ago, the accusation was “Communist!” Many who testified before the House UnAmerican Activities Committee said they did so out of desperation and fear. Those who refused to speak were fired or blacklisted. Others fled rather than betray friends…or their belief in American liberty. David Weber and Jana Vardian were Hollywood’s golden children; their fathers, successful screenwriters, mingled with stars and studio moguls. Then HUAC shattered their idyll, sending David and his parents into exile in Europe; Jana’s father testified and soon became a famous director. Returning to Los Angeles as an adult to bury his father, David comes to the [...]
Bruce Allen Murphy Click Here To Listen An authoritative, deeply researched biography of the most controversial and outspoken Supreme Court justice of our time and how he chose to be right rather than influential. Antonin Scalia knew only success in the first fifty years of his life. His sterling academic and legal credentials led to his nomination by President Ronald Reagan to the Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit in 1982. In four short years there, he successfully outmaneuvered the more senior Robert Bork to be appointed to the Supreme Court in 1986.