Black Law and Legal Lies

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Black Law and Legal Lies is a weekly podcast where Ann, an actual licensed and practicing attorney, and Dan, a middle-school dropout who is also an actual licensed driver, discuss various topics from legal and not-so-legal points of view. Subjects include trending topics, current events, black cultu… read more

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Anti-Vaxxer Movement (Lost Episode 1)

April 16th, 2019

GuestP in Charlotte (@pfromcharlotte) • Instagram photos and videos

20 Followers, 9 Following, 7 Posts - See Instagram photos and videos from P in …

The Settlement.

April 9th, 2019


This week Ann, Becky and Dan discuss settlements stemming from lawsuits. This episode was in response to AJ (@WhatWeGoneDo). AJ was interested in knowing if a settlement indicates an admission of guilt, especially in …

Dear Entrepreneurs

April 2nd, 2019


Dear Entrepreneurs, This episode is for you (after you make it through the f*ery). Ann, Becky and Dan discuss entrepreneurship and what you should …

Varsity Blues.

March 26th, 2019


In episode 81, Ann, Afro Becky (not Aunt Becky) and Dan discuss the college admissions scandal that has been coined “Varsity Blues.” Dozens of people …

Black In America.

March 19th, 2019


This week Ann, Becky and Dan have a discussion about racism in America in 2019. We look at the recent report from a UPS facility in Maumee Ohio where nooses, confederate flags, and stuffed monkeys in UPS uniforms were …


March 12th, 2019


This week with HBO’s Leaving Neverland documentary making headlines, Ann, Becky and Dan discuss recanting statements and testimonies. In a lot of cases recanting a statement signifies perjury but typically the crime …

Attorney-Client Privilege.

March 5th, 2019


This week Ann, Becky and Dan dive into Attorney-client privilege. Recently it’s been debated whether or not Trump’s former attorney Michael Cohen broke privilege by disclosing what may have been confidential …

Spousal Privilege.

February 26th, 2019


This week Ann, Becky and Dan discuss Spousal Privilege (also known as Marital Privilege). Spousal Privilege essentially means that your spouse can not be compelled to testify against you in court. There are a few …

National Emergency.

February 19th, 2019


This week Ann, Becky and Dan discuss the recent government shutdown, border wall and the declared national emergency. President Trump was initially …

Identity theft.

February 12th, 2019


This week Ann, Becky and Dan discuss the increase in identity theft and what to do if your identity is compromised. Identity theft can be devastating and in some cases can potentially cost you your job. We also have …

Rule 17

February 5th, 2019


This week (on Super Bowl Sunday) Ann, Becky and Dan discuss the NFL’s “Rule 17,” the blown call, Boycott Bowl and the different lawsuits against the …

Trust but E-Verify.

January 29th, 2019


This week Ann, Becky and Dan venture into Becky’s area of expertise. We take a look at E-Verify which is the system used to verify a employees eligibility to work in the United States. Not all employers use the E-Verify …

Welfare Fraud. I'll Take $100 for $50 Alex.

January 22nd, 2019


This week Ann, Becky and Dan take a look at government assistance. Often called “welfare,” things like food stamps, housing vouchers, child care vouchers etc… were all created to temporarily assist struggling families. …

Redhibition: When Life Gives You Lemons (kinda).

January 15th, 2019


This week Ann, Becky and Dan discuss Louisiana’s redhibition statutes. Redhibition is a consumer protection law that is unique to Louisiana but other states may have similar statutes under varying names. Ann shares how …


January 8th, 2019


This week Ann, Becky and Dan have a discussion about the Affordable Care Act, better known as Obamacare. Ann and Dan have both been negatively impacted by Obamacare, leaving one of us uninsured and the other …

LGBTQ+ Panic Laws

January 1st, 2019


This week Ann, Becky and Dan are continuing a conversation that started over at our sibling podcast, A Few Screws Loose, about LGBTQ+ Panic Laws. …

Fathers' Rights

December 25th, 2018

GuestCJ Johnson/Haize

1/3 of The B.R.E.A.K.S Media | Host of The @AwakenedSoulPod lover of thought provoking dialogue, amazing father, likeable …

Pro-Black Pros (Pt. 2)

December 18th, 2018


This week Ann, Becky, and Dan continue the discussion about the lack of diversity in the workforce. We take a look at Becky’s field, Human Resources, …

Pro-Black Pros (Pt. 1)

December 11th, 2018


This week Ann, Becky and Dan have a discussion about the lack of diversity in the legal profession. According to the American Bar Association there are roughly 61,000 Black attorneys in the US and about 1,117,000 White …

Getting Hit From The Back.

December 4th, 2018


Get your minds out of the gutter, people! This week Ann and Dan have a discussion about car accidents and how profitable they are in New Orleans. New Orleans has the 2nd highest car insurance rates in the nation. Ann …

Jury Duty.

November 27th, 2018


This week with Becky out of town Ann and Dan discuss jury duty. Most people ignore jury duty, especially in the Black community. It’s an unfortunate reality because this leads to a shortage of or lack of diversity on …

Bonus: A Few Screws Loose (Can I At Least Get a Blow Job?)

November 20th, 2018


Welcome to the first episode of A Few Screws Loose!Dan and Paul recently launched A Few Screws Loose: The Podcast, a podcast about living with mental …

Living On A Prayer.

November 13th, 2018


This week Ann, Becky and Dan take a look at the Fair Labor Standards Act, minimum wage, tipped minimum wage and the practice of tipping in the US. We …

Work That Poll. (Go Vote!)

November 5th, 2018


We’re dropping a day early in order to remind people that tomorrow is election day! Although voting isn’t a requirement, it’s a responsibility that …

The Grand Finale.

October 30th, 2018


This week in episode 61, Ann, Becky and Dan discuss how to prepare for the death of a loved one. We’re not talking preparing emotionally, that’s …

NCAA: Not Compensating Any Athletes.

October 23rd, 2018


This week Ann returns from her trip abroad to rejoin Becky and Dan to debate whether or not NCAA student athletes (mainly football and basketball) …

I.C.E. (In Case of Emergency).

October 16th, 2018


This week since Ann is still out of the country, Becky and Dan are joined by Paul from Charlotte to discuss life saving measures. Since last week was …

Coming of Age.

October 9th, 2018


Episode 58: Coming of Age. This week Ann, Becky and Dan discuss the ages of majority and consent. (0:00) Intro. (1:42) The Age of Majority. …


October 2nd, 2018


This week after getting the Panera Bread Head jokes out of the way, we have a serious conversation about Bill Cosby, child molestation, and Brett …

Cruel and Unusual: Punishment by Death and Injury.

September 25th, 2018


This week our intent was to discuss wrongful death in jail/prison but the episode took a turn almost immediately. Becky decided to try an edible …

The Broken Windows Theory

September 18th, 2018


Ann, Becky and Dan have a discussion about the Advancement Project’s recent report titled We Came to Learn. A Call to Action for Police Free Schools.


September 11th, 2018


This week all 3 of us were sick with flu like symptoms. Dan’s immune system is like Wolverine, so he was the least sick at the end of the week. This …

Rewind! A Year End Review.

September 4th, 2018


Do you know what today is? It’s our anniversary! Well kinda… technically our anniversary is September 5th but in keeping with our regular Tuesday …

Pro-Life vs. Pro-Choice.

August 28th, 2018


This week Ann, Becky and Dan discuss their views on abortion and briefly take a look at Roe v. Wade. Ann who is extremely pro-life responds to pro-choice posts from a debating website. (0:00) Intro Is it our …

Juvenile Hell.

August 21st, 2018


This week Becky, Dan and Paul discuss the juvenile justice system and how minorities and children of poor families are often targeted by law …

Racism: The Collaborative.

August 14th, 2018

GuestsCJ Johnson/Haize

1/3 of The B.R.E.A.K.S Media | Host of The @AwakenedSoulPod lover of thought provoking dialogue, amazing father, likeable …

The Justice Gap.

August 7th, 2018


This week Ann, Becky, and Dan discuss the Justice Gap and class actions. The Justice Gap refers to low-income people being unable to obtain legal representation, especially in civil matters. Class action lawsuits are …

Bonus: Monthly Mental Health Checkup.

August 4th, 2018


This episode is a follow-up to the bonus episode, I Am Anxiety. We’re going to try to have these conversations once a month with the focus on Black …

Florida, Man.

July 31st, 2018


This week we discuss Stand Your Ground laws. Markeis McGlockton (a black man) was murdered by Michael Drejka (a white man) in a convience store parking lot over a parking dispute. Markeis’ girlfriend Brittany Jacobs and …

Legalize Marijuana.

July 24th, 2018


This week Ann, Becky, and Dan are joined by regular guest Paul from Charlotte and new guest Jeremy from Wisconsin to discuss the legalization of …

Copyright Infringement.

July 17th, 2018


In response to a listener’s email we explain copyrights, copyright infringement, and Fair Use. Although we use extreme examples to drive the point home, just remember to be cautious and protect yourselves at all times! …


July 10th, 2018


Question: What do blackmail, herpes, vaginal branding, starvation, and rubber cow utters on women’s breast have in common? Answer: NXIVM (2:21) NXIVM (pronounced nexium) Those unfamiliar with the title may be …

Mississippi Appendectomy.

July 3rd, 2018


This week we are without any show notes thanks to Ann! Dan explains why in case no. 14302 Dan v. Ann. This week we take a closer look at America’s forced sterilization that was in effect until the late 1970s. …

Lawyers get Shot Everyday, B. (Cam'ron Voice)

June 26th, 2018


The past few weeks we’ve been giving you all a more in-depth look at who we are as individuals. This is the last installment of our 3 episodes focusing on us as hosts. (1:51) Lawyers get Shot Everyday, B. You’ll be …

Bonus: I am Anxiety.

June 22nd, 2018


This episode isn’t for everyone and contains no legal content. In an attempt to give a little more background on ourselves as podcast hosts we’ve all done a bonus episode that focuses on each of us. You can find “Who …

Deadbeat Motherf****r Playin' Border Patrol. (feat. Jayden Hollywood)

June 19th, 2018

Guest✨Jayden Hollywood✨

💰Accountant by Day 💻Content Creator by Night 🎙Owner of @UnapologetikPod

CPS: Child Profit System?

June 12th, 2018


Sadly (or not) Ann was not able to join us this week because of an impacted stool that she had to have digitally removed… or something. Becky and Dan …

The New Jim Crow.

June 5th, 2018


Some of this week’s topics with Ann, Becky, and Dan include: Jim Crow, racial profiling, mass incarceration, mandatory minimums, racism and AirBnB, Stop and Frisk, and more! (0:47) Jim Crow. Dan wasn’t aware that Jim …

Racial Integrity.

May 29th, 2018


This week Ann, Becky, and Dan are joined by a whole slew of guest, including some of our highly regarded #PodernFamily/#PodsInColor peers to discuss …

DNA Exoneration...Free at Last!

May 22nd, 2018


This week Ann, Becky and Dan are joined again by Paul Smith to discuss exoneration. We take a look at 2 particular wrongful conviction and …

White (Super) Power!

May 15th, 2018


Ann, Becky, and Dan take a deep dive into White Privilege this week. White Privilege has been denied in part, by a large percentage of our caucasian brothers and sisters. The term has been called divisive, reverse …

Expungement: The Magic Eraser.

May 8th, 2018


In episode 36 of Black Law and Legal Lies, Ann, Becky, and Dan examine a few of the intricacies of expunging your criminal record. #WipeMeDown1. What exactly does expungement mean? 2. If you’re crime is expunged does …

Raped Once, F****d Twice.

May 1st, 2018


This week on Black Law and Legal Lies Ann, Becky, and Dan are joined by Tyrone from “around the way.”How we buy eggs in New Orleans. The crew had no idea that Dan hit record just as Ann was telling us about an …

Inspiration Inspires.

April 24th, 2018


This week on episode 34 of Black Law and Legal Lies we’re doing things a little different. We’re joined by author, philanthropist, community organizer, celebrity chef, motivational speaker and friend of the show, Jayda …

Medical Malpractice.

April 17th, 2018


This week on episode 33 of Black Law and Legal Lies, in response to Dan’s video about how he and Becky lost their son, we cover medical malpractice. In 2016 Becky gave birth to their son, Chance, prematurely after …

Catfish Anyone?

April 10th, 2018


Catfishing. This week Ann, Becky, and Dan are joined by guests, Ariel, DJ Ayce, and Nakia to discuss catfishing. We start the discussion with Ariel …

STOP KILLING US! #AltonSterling

April 6th, 2018


Sidebar 01: STOP KILLING US! #AltonSterlingAre there any consequences for cops killing black men?It was recently announced that Louisiana’s Attorney …

Operation Lockdown!

April 3rd, 2018


This week on Black Law and Legal Lies, Ann, Becky, and Dan are joined by “Officer Michelle” a former corrections officer at a county jail. Prior to retiring Michelle was a corrections officer for 22 years at a county …

STFU! The Non-Disclosure.

March 27th, 2018


This week on Black Law and Legal Lies, Ann, Becky and Dan break down Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDAs), celebs, and Stormy Daniels. NDAs (also known as gag orders and confidentiality agreements) are contracts that …

Why You Entrapin' so Hard?

March 20th, 2018


This week on Black Law and Legal Lies, Ann, Becky, and Dan break down entrapment. We also end up in left field when trying to determine if dating is a form of prostitution. Dan explains why some men think they’re …

Die, Witnesses.

March 13th, 2018


This week Ann, Becky, and Dan discuss the effects of Stop Snitchin’ in the streets, prison, and judicial system. We take a look at witness protection and how to keep the people who are willing to come forward to report …

DWB & Surviving an Arrest.

March 6th, 2018


Driving While Black (DWB) is no secret to the black community. Dan explains how he and countless other black men feel when they see a police car …

Check Up From the Neck Up.

February 27th, 2018


In episode 26 of Black Law and Legal Lies, Ann, Becky, and Dan discuss mental illness and suicide. It’s no secret that mental illness is just as prevalent in the black community as any other community. Each host shares …

Prophets for Profit

February 20th, 2018


Ann, Dan, and Becky are joined by recurring guest Paul Smith from TruTalk on Tru Radio Network. In what was supposed to be an episode about the …

The Workers Comp Come Up!

February 13th, 2018


This week Ann, Becky, and Dan discuss what Workers Comp is, how to get it, and some of the rules (which vary by state). Don’t forget to subscribe, …

Burying Your Child: A Mother's Story.

February 6th, 2018


In what is probably our most compelling episode to date, Ann and Dan have a conversation with their guest Marie, a native New Orleanian whose son was tragically murdered in late 2016. Marie’s son was barely 20 years …

Minding yo Black Business(es)!

January 30th, 2018


This week Ann, Dan, and Becky are joined by Stacy Alugas, a black business owner and entrepreneur. (00:20) Interview/Discussion with Stacy Alugas of Blossom Beauty. Stacy shares some of the hurdles she faced in …

Hate Crimes, Haters.

January 23rd, 2018


Episode 21: Hate Crimes 1. What are hate crimes and how do they differ from regular crimes? 2. Are they based off of prejudice alone? 3. Can …

Tax Season! (aka Cuffing Season... for men)

January 16th, 2018


This week Ann, Becky, and Dan talk taxes and tax bae! Tax season, also known as cuffing season for men because in our community it’s not uncommon …

The Course of Divorce Court, of Course!

January 9th, 2018


This week Ann, Becky, and Dan tackle divorce. We also have the opportunity to speak with one of Ann’s former clients who Ann represented in a messy …

Bullies gon' Bully.

January 2nd, 2018


In the wake of the Keaton Jones “Fam Scam,” Ann, Becky, and Dan discuss bullying and the law. Bullying:What is bullying, as defined by the law?Is …

Sodom and Gonorhea

December 26th, 2017


This week Ann, Dan, and Becky discuss sodomy… laws! What is sodomy? Though it varies from state to state, sodomy is generally anything other than traditional man on woman vaginal intercourse. Afro-Becky embarrassingly …

Opiates, Opioids, Crack!

December 19th, 2017


This week Ann wasn’t able to make it to the podcast so we scratched the legal talk. Joined by Paul Smith of TruTalk on Tru Radio Network in our …

Our Broken Child Support System.

December 12th, 2017


This week Ann and Dan fight it out over child support! Fight! Fight! Fight!Dan’s stance: Child support shouldn’t be based off of a man’s income but …

Custody? Those Bebe's Kids!

December 5th, 2017


_This week Ann, Dan, and Becky discuss custody orders and how they work. Dan thinks men don’t get a fair shake when it comes to family court, …

How Free is Free Speech?

November 28th, 2017


This week Ann, Dan, and Afro Becky discuss Freedom of Speech and its limitations (or lack thereof). First a very brief look at Net Neutrality and how its reversal can affect content creators, their audiences, and …

Discipline, Child Abuse, or Both?

November 21st, 2017


This week Ann, Dan, and Afro Becky discuss the difference between disciplining your child and child abuse. What is child abuse? *Just-Ann disseminates Louisiana’s child abuse laws and what they mean for parents who …

Spousal Rape is Real Rape.

November 14th, 2017


This week Ann, Dan, and Afro Becky (formally known as Anonymous) are joined by our caller Diane from North Carolina who is a victim of marital rape. …

Stalker vs. Stalked Pt. 2

November 7th, 2017


In part 2 of Stalker vs Stalked, Dan on Drugs, Just-Ann, and Anonymous have a discussion with Marcus, who was arrested and jailed for stalking…his wife.After being with his wife for 8 years, Marcus caught his her …

Stalker vs. Stalked Pt. 1

October 31st, 2017


This week in part 1 of Stalker vs. Stalked, Ann, Dan, and Anonymous have a discussion with our guest Nicole who is a stalking victim. Next week in …

Defending Public Defenders

October 25th, 2017


This week Dan on Drugs, Just-Ann, and Anonymous discuss public defenders and whether or not they’re actually good lawyers. Dan describes his interactions with one of his public defenders as a juvenile delinquent and …

NRA: National Redneck Association

October 16th, 2017


This week Dan On Drugs, Just-Ann, and Anonymous discuss gun control (or lack of), the Brady Bill, background checks, and go over the process of …

"Blue-blonick" Plague: Just-Ann still pays for porn.

October 10th, 2017


Dan on Drugs, Just-Ann, and Anonymous are joined again by Paul Smith to discuss what each host thinks should be illegal that is legal and vice-versa. …

FIREDfighter: Extinguishing the Myth of Brotherhood.

October 3rd, 2017


This week Dan On Drugs, Just-Ann, and Anonymous are joined by special guest, retired Fairfax County (Virginia) Firefighter Paul Smith. Though …

You down with EEOC? Yeah you know me!

September 26th, 2017


This week Dan, Ann, and Anonymous discuss ex-convicts in the workplace, the EEOC, and releasing unrestricted medical records to your employer. We also take a look at revenge porn… no literally… we spent an hour just …

How to Get Away with Murder.

September 19th, 2017


Dan on Drugs, Just-Ann, and Anonymous discuss the Equifax security breach and how to protect yourself, along with how to get away with murder.

Bed Bugs with a Side of Semen.

September 12th, 2017


This week Dan on Drugs, Just-Ann, and Anonymous discuss: Self Defense * What is self-defense? * When is self-defense NOT self defense? * Can …

Bonus: Weekly Headlines

September 8th, 2017


We usually cover a few headlines each episode, but we cut the headlines from episode 1, “Trans Mission” for the sake of time. 1. Utah nurse stood her ground in refusing to illegally draw blood from an unconscious …

Trans Mission.

September 5th, 2017


Episode 01: Just-Ann, Dan on Drugs, and “Anonymous” explore the world of Transgenders, same sex marriage and how (if at all) the law affects members of the LGBTQ community. Transgender Laws: * Can you change your “sex” …


September 2nd, 2017


Who are we?Just-Ann is a license and practicing attorney in the state of Louisiana who graduated from LSU and Loyola University School of Law around …


August 29th, 2017


Ann and Dan are joined by their special guest “Anonymous” to discuss complete randomness. Celebrity: Does Usher really have herpes? Who leaked the …

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