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Scott examines Michiganís new anti-smoking laws, and the national image problems of Detroit. Plus, a conversation with NPRís Celeste Headlee, and a judge with an interesting idea to help kids testify in court.
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Weinberg on the Law: Michigan Butts Out
Scott examines Michiganís new smoking laws, which took effect this week, and the impact they could potentially have on bars and restaurants. Plus, more legal notes from the week, including the release of Malcolm Xís killer.
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Weinberg on the Law: Judge Brian McKenzie
If you think the courts are going to the dogs, you havenít heard anything yet! At the 52nd District Court in Novi, Michigan, Brian McKenzie, a former prosecutor and judge at the court for over 20 years is involved with a program to help kids testify in court using dogs. Learn more about the judgesí plans in this interview.
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Weinberg on the Law: NPRís Celeste Headlee
Scott has conversation with Celeste Headlee, co-host of NPRís The Takeaway, about what can be done to improve Detroitís image.
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Weinberg on the Law: Closing Arguments
Scott gives his opinions on Detroit, the surrounding community, and how they must all come together to restore the community to greatness.
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Guest(s) Appearing on this Episode
Celeste Headlee
Celeste Headlee, co-host of The Takeaway, brings to the role over a decade of on-and off-air experience in both local and national public radio productions. Most recently, she was the Midwest Correspondent for NPRís Day to Day, covering everything from the auto industry to art, the 2008 presidential election to toilet smuggling. From 2001-2006, Headlee was a reporter at public radio station WDET Detroit. Previously, she was the local Morning Edition anchor at public radio station KNAU in Flagstaff, Arizona. Her news reports have aired on NPR, the Pacifica Network, National Native News and Public Radio International. She has also reported for the Detroit News. Her work has been honored with multiple awards from the Michigan Chapter of the Associated Press, the Michigan Association of Broadcasters, and the Metro Detroit Society of Professional Journalists. In addition to her journalistic background, Headlee is a classically trained soprano who has performed at the Michigan Opera Theater and various recitals around the country. She has contributed pieces to Chamber Music magazine, and is the granddaughter of ďThe Dean of African American composers,Ē William Grant Still. Headlee holds a bachelor's degree from Northern Arizona University and a Master's in Music from the University of Michigan. She lives in New Jersey.

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