NightSide with Dan Rea – Rundown for June 17, 2019

U.S. Attorney Andrew Lelling In Studio. Andrew Lelling, the United States Attorney for Massachusetts joins Dan in studio to discuss the latest headline cases including the Varsity Blues dragnet, Newton Judge Shelley Joseph's obstruction of justice charges and whatever else you would like.

The Supreme Court And Double Jeopardy. The Supreme Court ruled today that it is not unconstitutional to try a person in both state and federal court for the same offense. The underlying case involved an Alabama man who pleaded guilty to a gun charge in the state courts and was then charged with the same offense by the federal authorities. He alleged this violated the double jeopardy clause, but today the Supreme Court disagreed. The vote was 7 to 2, with Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Neil M. Gorsuch each filing dissents. Do you agree with the decision?

Incessant Noise - From Above. A Duxbury man says he is man fed up with airplane noise pollution and is joining up with other frustrated people across the country to fight the FAA’s new more environmentally friendly flight-path plans. The FAA’s state-of-the-art technology for creating more direct paths between airports helps cut down on fuel but is increasing noise in neighborhoods hitherto not bothered by planes. Is this fair?

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