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Jack Rice - Blog

Jack Rice is a criminal defense trial lawyer who provides legal advice to those charged with crimes in Federal and Minnesota State courtrooms.

 

Jack's Blog & Media Appearances


The Jack Rice Show, Tuesday, July 11, 2006


Jack discusses a bill clarifying an existing law by spelling out that internet gambling is illegal. However, should Congress be focusing on this when so many other things need fixing? Further, if internet gambling should be illigal, then why not all gambling?

A Texas inmate says he's entitled to minimum wage because the Fair Labor Standards Act doesn't exempt prisoners. He wants his $5.15/hour and Jack opens up the phones to talk about whether their are legitimate reasons to give the inmate his money.

Finally, some months ago, we looked at a very dangerous gang known as MS13. Well, MS13 has a rival gang that also started in LA and found its way to El Salvador, 18. Ricardo Pollack a filmaker joins the program to discuss WideAngle's "18 With a Bullet."