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  • 00:38

    Quit saying You're Sorry!!

    in Energy

    Why do we apologize for being ourselves!    I think we all need to quit saying I'm sorry!    

  • 00:34

    Medical Malpractice Prosecution and Defense with Michael V. Favia, J.D.

    in Legal

    The Illinois Professional Licensing Consultants is a group of highly experienced attorneys and investigators who represent and defend licensed professionals. These featured attorneys, previously worked for the Illinois Department of Professional Regulation, and will represent and/or defend licensed professionals in cases involving the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Illinois Department of Public Aid and Illinois Department of Public Health.

    Topics and questions covered in this 30-minute show:

    Introducing Michael V. Favia
    How is medical malpractice unique compared to personal injuries or negligence?
    What are some common events giving rise to a medical malpractice case?
    What are the elements necessary to prove or defend a medical malpractice action?
    How does an attorney litigate or resolve a medical malpractice claim, what is typical protocol?

    Michael V. Favia is a former Asst. Illinois Attorney General and the Chief Prosecutor for the Illinois Dept. of Professional Regulation (IDPR), now known as the Illinois Dept. of Professional and Financial Regulation (IDFPR). Favia is the owner of a Professional Licensing Consulting Company where he and affiliated former prosecutors, investigators and professional licensing board members assist licensed professionals in their business, regulatory and IDFPR related matters. (773) 631-4580.

  • 01:01

    Child Support Woes: A Panel Discussion

    in Self Help

    Child support was created as a means for the care and support of children single parents. Many parents have issues with the system, with the absent parent, and even the way society views this plaguing issue. Many may struggle with either paying child support or acting indifferently because they consider it unjustified. 

    To make matter worst, Section 228 of Title 18, United States Code, makes it illegal for an individual to willfully fail to pay child support in certain circumstances. Accordingly, an individual is subject to federal prosecution if he or she willfully fails to pay child support that has been ordered by a court for a child who lives in another state, or if the payment is past due for longer than 1 year or exceeds the amount of $5,000. A violation of this law is a criminal misdemeanor, and convicted offender face fines and up to 6 months in prison (See 18 U.S.C. § 228 (a) (1)).

    If, under the same circumstances, the child support payment is overdue for longer than 2 years, or the amount exceeds $10,000, the violation is a criminal felony, and convicted offenders face fines and up to 2 years in prison (See 18 U.S.C.§ 228(a)(3)).

    Lastly, this statute prohibits individuals obligated to pay child support from crossing state lines or fleeing the country with the intent to avoid paying child support that has either been past due for more than 1 year or exceeds $5,000. (See 18 U.S.C. § 228(a)(2)). Any individual convicted of this crime may face up to 2 years in prison.

    Notably, other than in the specific circumstances aforementioned, child support enforcement issues are handled by state and local authorities, and not by the federal government. Furthermore, all child support enforcement matters must be addressed at the local or state level before concerns can be raised at the federal level.

  • 00:29

    Miss Malicious & Lollie Bombs Burlesque -7th Annual Breast Cancer Awareness Show

    in Entertainment

    Miss Malicious & Lollie Bombs Burlesque

    It's that time of year again! The 7th ANNUAL BREAST CANCER AWARENESS SHOW is here! We've pulled out all the stops for this one with TWO special guest additions; Club Wood AND comedian Sherry Etzel! Mark your calendars for August 14th &15th @ 11:15pm, and let us entertain you for a good cause! 

    Pocket Sandwich Theatre, 5400 E. Mockingbird Lane Ste 119, Dallas TX

    Reservations: Eventbrite.com

    Tonight! we are tantalized by Miss Malicious, Honey Hula-la, Jai Le Bait, and Louie Luxxe!!

  • 01:30

    Michael Slade joins Thorne & Cross: Haunted Nights LIVE!

    in Books

    Haunted Nights LIVE! hosts Tamara Thorne & Alistair Cross welcome ...

    Michael Slade is the pseudonym of Vancouver criminal lawyer Jay Clarke and his collaborators. Clarke has written with his law partners, John Banks and Richard Covell; his wife, Lee Clarke; and currently writes with his daughter, Rebecca Clarke.

    In real life, Slade has acted for both the defense and the prosecution in more than 100 murder cases, many involving issues of insanity. He argued the last death penalty case in the Supreme Court of Canada.

    This is a copyrighted trademarked podcast owned solely by Authors on the Air Global Radio Network, LLC

    Available from Alistair Cross:The Crimson Corset

    Available from Thorne & Cross: The Cliffhouse Haunting

    Also available from Thorne & Cross: The Ghosts of Ravencrest

  • 00:16

    Carletha Cole Series on being Redefined Pt. 2

    in Women

    Join Carletha Cole on a short discussion on her experience in redefining her life after betrayal, pain, and malicious attacks.  My story is one of hope and courage.

    For this series on being Redefined, I will be using Rev. Dr. Floyd Flake book, "The Way of the Bootstrapper" it's a book that I have read over and over for the past 12 years and each time it has a new meaning, a new sign of courage, a new definition of overcoming obstacles, a new revelation of who God created you to be, a new meaning of perseverance, a new perspective of being a leader, a new confirmation that I was built for warfare.

    Today, I will also be using Lucille O'Neal's book "Walk Like you Have Somewhere To Go"

    Stick with me on this journey, I'm Redefined!

  • 00:31


    in News

    Imprisonment is a major contributing factor in establishing social inequality. Since the mid-1970s the U.S. imprisonment rate has increased ten-fold and the effects have been concentrated among Black Americans. Imprisonment diminishes the earnings of adult men, compromises their health, reduces familial resources, and contributes to family breakup.  Many Black American men incarceration has involved drug use and distribution, not violent crime.  Such mass imprisonment increases racial and class inequality—and may lead to more crime in the long term. Finally, there has been several policy reforms which limit prison time for drug offenders and for parolees who violate the technical conditions of their parole. But criminal justice reforms alone will not solve the problems that decades of “arbitrary” lengthy incarceration has caused.

    A rise in incarceration rates parallel unemployment rates. Men with only a high school education, working for the steel industry and the auto industry, once could earn wages that could support a family. Their jobs promoted conformity, which supports stability, through daily routines and attachments to mainstream social institutions. Widespread joblessness in poor urban neighborhoods coupled with a booming drug trade that fostered addiction and income streams left young men in inner cities vulnerable to arrest and incarceration.

    Social policies of "drug intolerances' and "third strike sentencing" maximized the creation of fragile families and their consequences. Women and children were left to deal with diminished household earnings, federal support and interventions, increased aggression towards children, child behavioral problems, and social marginalization - a vicious cycle of  criminal justice system involvement increased.


  • 02:04

    Saving Baby Madi: 14 Things Courts Ignored While Turning Her Over to Her Abuser

    in Current Events

    Between 2003 and 2011 little Madi was sentenced by the Family Court of Columbia County Arkansas to unsupervised visitation with her father whom was a substantiated sexual abuser in Louisiana. The abusers father had served as a Judge on the Arkansas Supreme Court and worked as an attorney. Business connections with members of the Arkansas Attorney General's Office protected the abuser from prosecution. At the onset of forced visitation with her father Madi was screaming, crying and clinging to her mother's leg to keep from being passed over to her father. In Mar.'06 the child was taken to the pediatrician for chaffing and severe rashes in her “private area”. The father owned several well known bars that had the reputation for serving drinks with date rape drugs to young women who attended the bars. The health department was involved in investigations as was the drug task force of the FBI. The bars were shut down for “non payment of sales tax”. The perpetrator was caught with a counterfeiting plate, and never prosecuted. There was hard evidence of drug trafficking, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of ography. The perpetrator continued as untouchable – even admitting to all criminal actions.

    Columbia County authorities stated to the mother of an ex wife of the perpetrator who was fighting for custody of her son, “We will bankrupt you if you keep seeking court action against our client”. The mother in question attempted to pursue custody of her child based on ample evidence. She lost her home, her personal finances and her child. The perpetrator was given custody of the child, and was able to leave the state of Arkanasas to move to Missouri, where he is supposed to be on a sex offenders list, but isn't. Madi's mother and grandmother joined forces along with other unlikely forces to protect Madi as much as possible from abuse during forced visitation with her father.

  • 01:30

    The InJustice of Terroristic Crimes

    in Current Events

    Voices InJustice Radio, Sunday evenings beginning at 7pm eastern time with host/producer Trish McKnight. We bring the conversations of injustices affecting our local communities and our world. As a community outreach broadcast of Butterfly Dreams Abuse Recovery, we want to provide the public platform to share your thoughts of these topics while protecting your anonymity. Call the show at 929-477-3163, press 1 to speak live or get involved through our active chatroom by using your Social ID login for Blogtalk Radio. We are discussing the many human injustices displayed in crime, race, religion, education, social issues and more.

    Are you ready for a powerful broadcast tonight about the topic of TERRORISTIC CRIMES. Many people consider a terroristic crime only exists against a government entity, however these terror inflicting crimes violate Human & Civil Rights; against children and adults. Terroristic crimes aren't only committed on the other side of the world, they are committed in our neighborhoods and even our homes. The taught understanding of CRIME is what happens when a stranger or neighbor attacks someone, robs a business, uses illegal drugs and so forth. We don't even use the word terroristic unless someone sets off a bomb, or takes down an airplane. However, there is a completely different side to these types of crime. Join me live tonight as we clarify more the actions involved committed which meet the State, Federal, and United Nations description of these acts.

    Our shows are for public discussion and community involvment. They do not represent any form of professional legal, medical, or therapeutic suggestions. We hope you involve your teens and family, because ending Human InJustice requires inspiring the next generation to get involved in their community well being today. Thank you


  • 01:01

    Let's Talk Politics w. Fred Wilson

    in Self Help

    Tonight we will have a special guest, Angela Corey! If you are not familiar with her, you are probably familiar with some of her work- Trayvon Martin, Marissa Alexander, Jordan Davis.  Corey is the State Atty for Florida and presided over the prosecution of those cases.  She has agreed to talk to us tonight about what she does, and why she does it AND is willing to talk your calls.  You do not want to miss this one!!  See you tonight at 7pm EST.

  • 00:50

    What is a Commonwealth Attorney?

    in Politics Progressive

    Denise Lunsford began her legal career in 1990 after graduating from the Washington and Lee School of Law. In 1997, Denise opened her own firm, focusing almost exclusively on criminal defense. In addition to the practice of law, Denise spent several years as an adjunct professor at the University of Virginia’s School of Law in the Criminal Defense Clinic, teaching the court system and criminal defense to third year students. She continues the practice of fostering future leaders in the Albemarle County Commonwealth Attorney’s Office through UVa’s Prosecution Clinic, and by hosting interns during the winter and summer breaks. During her career, Denise has practiced in both State and Federal courts, is a member of the Charlottesville-Albemarle Bar Association and the Virginia State Bar, and has been admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court.

    Denise is proud to represent Albemarle County as a Board Member of important community organizations, including Drug Court, VASAP, and Crimestoppers. She has also volunteered her time with a federal initiative on Evidence-Based Sentencing Practices to help determine the effectiveness of our current sentencing guidelines and whether any changes can be made to improve the system.  

    Together with Richard Brewer, Denise is the proud parent of three children, and they live in a wonderful neighborhood in Albemarle County. Over the years, they have worked towards making the community a better place and prioritized teaching children the importance of family and volunteerism.

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