Accreditation For A Fake College, Court Ruling On Expunging Arrest Records, Misinformation On COVID-19, Male-Only Military Draft

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This undated electron microscope image made available by the U.S. National Institutes of Health in February 2020 shows the Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, yellow, emerging from the surface of cells, blue/pink, cultured in the lab. Also known as 2019-nCoV, the virus causes COVID-19. NIAID-RML via AP Photo

We look at the story of a questionable college receiving accreditation. We also hear from the defense lawyer in a case that proved arrest records must be cleansed if no charges are filed. Then we parse COVID-19 misinformation. And we examine whether the military’s male-only draft is constitutional.

Featured in this Show

  • How A College Without Students, Faculty, Or Classes… Got Accredited

    Accreditation from approved agencies is an important aspect of funding for colleges and universities. However, a South Dakota school without any students or staff was accredited by a controversial agency that was recently reinstated by the government. We talk with the reporter who broke the story.

  • The Fight For A Clean Arrest Record

    We talk to the attorney for a client at the center of a recent Wisconsin appeals court ruling that people’s arrest records must be wiped clean if they were never charged with committing a crime.

  • Combating COVID-19 Misinformation

    We talk to a doctor and researcher who’s interested in viral disease surveillance in primary care about misinformation coming out about the COVID-19 disease.

  • Is The Male-Only Draft Constitutional?

    A panel of federal appeals court judges heard arguments Tuesday on whether the military’s male-only draft is constitutional. We look at the arguments for and against the policy.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Dean Knetter Producer
  • Tim Peterson Producer
  • Bill Martens Producer
  • Chris Quintana Guest
  • Kori Ashley Guest
  • Dr. Jonathan Temte Guest
  • Patricia Kime Guest

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