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AirTalk for January 4, 2013

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Rape conviction voided thanks to archaic 19th-century law

The justices urged the legislature to change the outdated law to correct the obvious incongruity. But as it stands, their ruling is legally correct, however morally incomprehensible it may seem to 21st century sensibilities. How could such an archaic law remain on the books for so long?

Vigilante justice, social media and gag orders

As social media and digital technology continue to grow, they are challenging some legal and journalistic principles.

When should judges be put out to pasture?

With an ever aging population, how can we guarantee the mental and physical fitness of workers in these important roles? Which mental and intellectual skills decline, or improve, into old age? What are other costs and benefits associated with mandatory retirement?
Screening Of Lionsgate Films' "Tyler Perry's Madea's Big Happy Family" - Arrivals
Larry is joined by KPCC film critics Tim Cogshell from Box Office Magazine and Henry Sheehan from to review the week’s new film releases including Allegiance, A Dark Truth and more. TGI-FilmWeek!
"Django Unchained" Press Conference In NY With Director/Screenwriter Quentin Tarantino, Jamie Foxx, Christoph Waltz, Leonardo DiCaprio, Kerry Washington, Samuel L. Jackson, Walton Goggins, Don Johnson, And Jonah Hill

African-Americans’ response to 'Django Unchained'

If you’ve seen “Django Unchained,” were you offended by the violence? Or did it seem like an artistic treatment of a brutal time? Are you or any one you know boycotting the film?

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