Legal Impacts From The SCOTUS Oklahoma Case, Avoiding A Housing Crisis In America, Twitter Hacks Target High Profile Users

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A law professor walks us through how law around sovereign Native lands may be affected by a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision. Then, we’ll take a look at a massive Twitter hack and what it could mean for election security. And we discuss how the coronavirus pandemic is swiftly bringing about a housing crisis — and what can be done about it.

Featured in this Show

  • What's In Store For Federal Law And Laws That Govern Sovereign Tribes

    In a recent case, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that half the land in Oklahoma is within a Native American reservation. We talk to a legal expert about how this ruling could impact the future of federal statutes, and the laws implemented by sovereign Native nations.

  • Massive Hack Of Public Figures' Profiles Raise Concerns Over Elections Security

    Hackers targeted high-profile Twitter users–like Tesla’s founder Elon Musk and former President Barack Obama–in a scheme to scam users out of bitcoin. The attack showed how vulnerable these accounts can be and raised the alarm over how hacks like this could be an issue during the 2020 election cycle. We speak with a cybersecurity reporter to learn more.

  • A Look At America's Looming Housing Crisis

    Our guest says the coronavirus pandemic has caused many things to happen much sooner than expected, including the United States’ housing crisis. He explains why he says the problem is “dangerously close” to spinning out of control, and how it can be avoided.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • J. Carlisle Larsen Producer
  • Bill Martens Producer
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Richard Monette Guest
  • Eric Geller Guest
  • Derek Thompson Guest

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