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, Friday, March 9, 2007.

With more than 46 million uninsured in this country including a substantial number in Minnesota, some on the state level are trying to do something about it. Jack spoke with Rep. Tom Huntley (D) Duluth about "Healthy Minnesota," a proposed health insurance plan supported by health insurers, providers and other interest groups. Is this the answer or just an opportunity for insurance providers to get even richer?

Are we winning in Iraq? Are we going in the proper direction? We discussed the democratic Senate and House legislation that would set benchmarks for Iraq progress and have our troops home by August of 2008

There are more than 300,000 child soldiers fighting in wars around the world. How does this happen? Is there anything that we can do? Ishmael Beah was a child soldier at the age of 13. What does this do to a child and how to they ever come back to real life? He tells his story in A Long Way Gone.

In a follow up story, Geoffrey Keele of UNICEF explains the role of NGOs and the successes and failures on a worldwide basis.