The Conversation: Wednesday, July 19th, 2017

Jul 19, 2017

Aversion to the Homeless; Attorney-Client Privilege; Halting Invasive Algae

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Hawaii Conservation Conference: Chipper Wichman

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For the 24th year, the Hawaii Conservation Conference will gather conservationists, scientists, natural resource managers, and students.

Intro Music: Cidade Nova by Banda do Mar

Outro Music: Music That Will Lift Me by Rich Robinson

Explaining Attorney-Client Privilege: Ken Lawson  

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Defense attorneys are obligated to keep secrets, and often those are guilty secrets. Attorney-client privilege is one of the areas of the law that are especially difficult for the public to understand.

Intro Music: Floods - Original Mix by Mladen Mande

Outro Music: Fletcher by Blitzen Trapper

Civil Beat Reality Check

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The Republican health care plan has collapsed in the U.S. Senate and many state officials are breathing a little easier, at least for now.

Intro Music: Bad Luck Charm by Laney Jones

Outro Music: Coming Coast by Nelipot

Update on Legal Challenges to Travel Ban: Douglas Chin

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Reaction from Hawaii’s Attorney General following today’s SCOTUS ruling.

Outro Music: Bad Luck Charm by Laney Jones

Scientific Analysis of Our Aversion to the Homeless: Neal Milner

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People in Hawaii, like those in most places around the country, often seem ambivalent about people who are homeless.

Intro Music: Galaxy Surfing by Jadu Heart

Outro Music: Drive My Car by Soulive

An ‘Out of This World’ Reward for Two Young Science Students: Ariana Kim

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The scientific efforts of two former Hawaii high school students have been rewarded with the naming rights to two extrasolar planets.

Outro Music: Glory (feat. Kim Thompson and Katherine Thompson) by Gunther Tunturipuro