Court Appointed

Court Appointed

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How can you avoid trespassing while playing Pokemon GO? Is 'To Catch a Predator" entrapment? Can you use a spring gun in the fall? Lawyer Mike Meadows and his dude like brother-in-law Tommy Smirl tackle the pressing issues of the day in a legal podcast geared to educate and entertain non-lawyers.

Episodes

Invoking v Oh Susanna  

On this episode of Court Appointed, Mike and Tommy discuss One of the oldest devices in procedural law. Can it be true that it was derived from the pages of a mystical catholic Bible ........ or something like that??? The Court is now in Session with music, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief" by MCRB.

Corporate Personhood v Humans & Politicians  

On this episode of Court Appointed, Mike and Tommy discuss Corporate personhood ............ What ?? That's what I said !!! When is a corporation not a corporation ......... When it's a person and it has more rights than you !!! The Court is now in Session with music, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief" by MCRB.

Pals Graf v Exploding Italians  

On this episode of Court Appointed, Mike and Tommy discuss what happens when two Italians get thrown on a train leaving their exploding package behind ??? It's a text book case of Proximity Cause or there are no accidents and someone is gonna pay !!! The Court is now in Session with music, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief" by MCRB.

Husker Do v. Husker Don'ts  

On this episode of Court Appointed, Mike and Tommy discuss the time honored tradition of fireworks on the 4th of July and the laws surrounding the fun. The dudes also make an unsolicited sales pitch for a new flame resistant personal lubricant. The Court is now in Session with music, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief" by MCRB.

Loving U Wrong v Don't Wanna B Right  

On this episode of Court Appointed, Mike and Tommy discuss the Landmark decisions that mark anniversaries in June. Hoe Loving in 1967 helped bring about Love acceptance in 2015. The Court is now in Session with music, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief" by MCRB.

Data Tracking Beauty v Privacy Beast  

On this episode of Court Appointed, Mike and Tommy discuss evolving technology of cell phone tracking. Is your location private ?? It may be your phone but the tower belongs to someone else!! What if Batman stops a crime before it happens ....... can you sue?? The Court is now in Session with music, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief" by MCRB.

A Hole in One v Carbolic Balls  

On this episode of Court Appointed, Mike and Tommy discuss the three pillars of a contract. When and why are you bound by it to the point of giving away a car?? Then suddenly balls get thrown into the mix. Oh Boy ...... here we go again !! The Court is now in Session with music, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief" by MCRB.

Pleading for a Fifth v The Star Chamber  

On this episode of Court Appointed, Mike and Tommy discuss the 5th Amendment and when you can be silent and when you have to give up the beans. Where in the world is Carmen Miranda, or Mark for that matter and why did our fore fathers value the right to keep your mouth shut ???? The Court is now in Session with music, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief" by MCRB.

Expectation of Privacy v The Trash Noodle Incident  

On this episode of Court Appointed, Mike and Tommy discuss the 4th Amendment and your Expectation to Privacy or not. Additionally, the real truth about The Trash Noodle Incident finally comes out. The truth shall set you free, so scamper about you scampi noodles !!!! And as a bonus, it is possibly the birth of an entirely new podcast ....... or not. The Court is now in Session with music, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief" by MCRB.

Peerless Contract v The Four Corners  

On this episode of Court Appointed, Mike and Tommy discuss the aspects necessary in creating a valid and binding contract and identify some of the pitfalls of ambiguity. So let's make sure your cotton is arriving when you expect it and avoid the common mistakes of the novice contract writer. The Court is now in Session with music, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief" by MCRB.

Liability v Wile E. Coyote  

On this episode of Court Appointed, Mike and Tommy discuss the all encompassing world of Liability. Someone is responsible for anything bad that happens, but with a good lawyer, it's kind of like a game of "Hot Potato" !! You shift that responsibility here, they shift it there, and everywhere a Knock Knock. Listen up and protect yourself ....... The Court is now in Session with music, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief" by MCRB. For those who persist, who says Tommy is the only one that needs editing??

Indecently Exposed v Live in Columbus  

On this episode of Court Appointed, Mike and Tommy go Live and Uncut from the Columbus Podcast Festival. Indecent Exposure during Live performances seemed to be an appropriate topic ........ So stand back while the Dudes whip this episode out !!! The Court is now in Session with music, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief" by MCRB.

Res Ipsa v Yosimite Sam  

On this episode of Court Appointed, Mike and Tommy discuss one of the many facets of negligence. Does that truck ahead of you have a right to dump its' load on you if you are fairly warned ??? Mike and Tommy will explore your rights ......... Well, mostly Mike will ........... Tommy is just kinda there ?? The Court is now in Session with music, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief" by MCRB. (Also ......... is Easter over??)

Spite v Size Matters  

On this episode of Court Appointed, Mike and Tommy discuss the not-so-common use of Spite Fences. What is a Spite Fence ,,,,,,,, Why do they exist ...... Who has even heard of such a thing ?? Not Tommy !! Is this the topic where Size Does Matter ?? The Court is now in Session with music, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief" by MCRB. (Also ......... is Easter over??)

United Airlines v Frequent Fighters Club  

On this episode of Court Appointed, Mike and Tommy discuss why it is OK for United Airlines to remove you from a flight. Not necessarily in the manner recently practiced, but more in a peaceful, customer attentive sort of non-beat-down-y way. What other industries practice non-violent bumping? The Court is now in Session with music, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief" by MCRB. .......................... Also, it's Easter season, so remember to check for Easter Eggs ....................... Just sayin' !!

Impeachment v Horses with Putin  

On this episode of Court Appointed, Mike and Tommy examine what is really involved in an Impeachment. Do we all really know what that means and how does it work , where did the idea come from and who set it up. We're not advocating for it or saying anything against it ........ We're just saying !! So find out the lowdown on Impeachment as well as how the Dudes would spend their time visiting with the leader of Russia .......... #HorseswithPutin. The Court is now in Session with music, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief" by MCRB.

Death & Taxes v Sobbing in our Beer  

On this episode of Court Appointed, Mike and Tommy warn of the Tax Man Cometh. It's that time of the year friends so get your 1040's filed or else find out what Celeb's you might be joining in your local prison. So tune into Death, Taxes and one "Special" deduction, The Court is now in Session with music, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief" by MCRB.

Background Checks v Dynamic Nuclear Atoms  

On this episode of Court Appointed, Mike and Tommy cover Background Checks and a new bill in Congress creating forced DNA testing. Wait !!!! What ??? Is this 1984 or something .......... er ......... no, wait a minute ........... now I'm confused. So get ready to be expunged and fix up your credit, because ........ The Court is now in Session with music, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief" by MCRB.

Forfeiture v $9.99 a Safe and a 1970 Gremlin  

On this episode of Court Appointed, Mike and Tommy cover the Civil Forfeiture. You know, where they take your stuff, even if no crime is involved ? Say What ??? You've got to be kidding !!! We are not, so come and wander into Court and find out when a Safe is not a Safe. The Court is now in Session with music, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief" by MCRB.

Adverse Possession v U-sucka-pea-o  

On this episode of Court Appointed, Mike and Tommy cover the inside and outside of Adverse Possession. Who does this and why? Also, what's everyone so adverse to? Sometimes all you can say is "U-sucka-pea-o" ........ Say What??? The Court is now in Session with music, "Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief" by MCRB.

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