OA119: Trump’s Trans Ban (& More)

Today’s episode takes a look at the recent decision in Doe v. Trump in which a federal judge issued a preliminary injunction blocking the majority of President Trump’s ban on trans servicemembers in the armed forces.

First, though, we begin with a discussion of Brady v. Maryland, 373 U.S. 83 (1963) and the requirement that prosecutors turn over exculpatory evidence to criminal defendants.

In the “C” segment, we discuss two articles surrounding Trump’s legal strategy in light of last week’s indictments.

Finally, we end with the answer to Thomas Takes the Bar Exam Question #48 about co-conspirators, confessions, and hearsay.  Don’t forget to following our Twitter feed (@Openargs) and like our Facebook Page so that you too can play along with #TTTBE!

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Show Notes & Links

  1. The two cases discussed in the “A” segment were Brady v. Maryland, 373 U.S. 83 (1963) and U.S. v. Bagley, 473 U.S. 667 (1985).
  2. You can read the full text of Judge Kollar-Kotelly’s decision in Doe v. Trump by clicking here.
  3. The two articles discussed in the “C” segment were this article from the Daily Beast and this article from The Hill.

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