Yoo Shot First

Welcome to a Law Talk set long ago in a galaxy far, far away. But even from a distance, Professors Yoo and Epstein cover legal issues concerning this planet. This week: the San Bernardino terrorist attack and Trump’s immigration policy — specifically, would it be constitutional to prohibit Muslim immigration? Also, the SCOTUS Affirmative Action case and a defense of Justice Scalia, the DOJ investigation of Chicago police department, and for Star Wars week, a John Yoo special: Was Han Solo legally justified in shooting first against Greedo?  We’d rather kiss a Wookie then tell you the answer here.

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  1. EJHill Podcaster
    EJHill Joined in the first year of Ricochet Ricochet Charter Member

    Nothing says Christmas like a glass of milk and warm Wookies.

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    • December 14, 2015, at 6:52 PM PST
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  2. Valiuth Member
    Valiuth Joined in the first year of Ricochet Ricochet Charter Member

    EJHill:Nothing says Christmas like a glass of milk and warm Wookies.

    Truly a great Holiday Special.

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    • December 14, 2015, at 7:28 PM PST
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  3. Valiuth Member
    Valiuth Joined in the first year of Ricochet Ricochet Charter Member

    It’s called a cross-guard. Also while light sabers that actually cut are not real and are most likely impossible to make one can get some really neat toy versions.

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    • December 14, 2015, at 8:22 PM PST
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  4. Duane Oyen Member
    Duane Oyen Joined in the first year of Ricochet Ricochet Charter Member

    This is 6 $#@&!! minutes too short, dagnabit! It’s like when the flagship podcast is less than 75 minutes long so I can’t use it for my Saturday run, this one is lost for Wednesday.

    • #4
    • December 15, 2015, at 12:52 PM PST
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  5. Gazpacho Grande' Coolidge

    EJHill:Nothing says Christmas like a glass of milk and warm Wookies.

    Because warm Ewoks are creepy?

    • #5
    • December 15, 2015, at 5:03 PM PST
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  6. Charlotte Member
    Charlotte Joined in the first year of Ricochet Ricochet Charter Member

    It’s Wookiee. Two Es.

    What are you, a bunch of nerf herders?

    • #6
    • December 15, 2015, at 5:29 PM PST
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  7. Hank Rhody, Badgeless Bandito Contributor

    A happy life day to one and all.

    • #7
    • December 15, 2015, at 11:48 PM PST
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  8. Sabrdance Member

    Assorted asides:

    I love that bit at the end, “Roman law begins with the line ‘we all know that slavery is against the natural, so here’s how we do it…'”

    I think in Episode 81 some guy dies.

    Ooo, musical episode!

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    • December 16, 2015, at 8:48 PM PST
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  9. EJHill Podcaster
    EJHill Joined in the first year of Ricochet Ricochet Charter Member

    Sabrdance: Ooo, musical episode!

    You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, you’ll stand up and cheer! It’s Law Talk: The Musical.

    Who could forget Richard Epstein’s version of The Riparian Rag?

    Or a certain former Assistant Attorney General bringing down the house with Cut Me Some Slack, Jack, the McRib is Back?

    And that 1st act closing number from Troy, Faculty Lounge Love Call:

    “I’ll be calling Yoo…oooo, oooo, oooo!”

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    • December 16, 2015, at 9:10 PM PST
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