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Jonesing 4 Justice

Jonesing 4 Justice

By Jacquie Jones
Jonesing 4 Justice is your fix for legal news, information, and entertainment. This podcasts explores all things legal and isn't afraid to talk about the hot topics of the day.
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Episode 13- We Don't Care About Girls- Rant: Avoid Prison by Raping Just One
 Raping girls and getting away with it is as old as time, but a new group of sentences is just infuriating.  In this episode we explore a few recent cases of judges who let convicted rapists off with little or no jail time for the most ridiculous of reasons.  This episode is bound to lead to at least one rant about what it means to get justice and how to protect girls. 
May 20, 2019
Episode 12- Should Women Athletes Be Forced to Take Hormone Therapy?
The IAAF has set guidelines for female athletes and has decided that some women can not compete as women because of the amount of testosterone that is naturally in their body.  Today, we talk about those rules and whether they are fair to the women who compete. A few suggested purchases:    Track shoes- Figure skating- Gymnastics: Book:
May 7, 2019
Episode 11- Celebrity Estate Planning: What we learned from the strokes of John Singleton and Luke Perry
Estate Planning is not fun or sexy, but when a celebrity dies, we often get a glimpse into a shocking world of money and scandals.  However, the strokes, lingering illness and deaths of Director John Singleton and Actor Luke Perry show us something we all need to know-Estate Planning is about more than a will.  Does your Estate Plan only include a will?  If it does, you may be missing a huge part.
May 2, 2019
Episode 10- Safe at Home?
Today we discuss the thorny issue of if you are safe with the people who are closest to you.  Every child should be safe with their parents, but today we discuss the case of both a baby and a teenager who discovered that their lives would not be protected by their parents.  We also discuss two very recent incidents of murder by ex-spouses involving custody.  One was a custody exchange at a local convenience store and the other occurred in front of a police station.  These incidents beg the question- Can you be even be safe at home with the ones who are supposed to love you?
April 9, 2019
Episode 9- Celebrity Justice
Do Celebrities get different justice than the rest of us? Today we discuss Jussie Smollett and Robert Kraft. Were the deals they were offered unusual or how it works for everyone?
March 30, 2019
Episode 8- Curious Cases of Sexual Assault
From the famous to the unknown, we explore unusual cases of sexual assault including the allegations against Michael Jackson and R. Kelly.
March 7, 2019
Episode 7- When Parents Go Too Far?
When do parents take it too far with their adult children and what are the legal implications? Should a parent troll college campuses looking for dates for their kids? Can parents sue for the sperm of their dying son? What are the legal implications of these choices?
March 6, 2019
Episode 6- When the Pedophile is a Female Teacher
Today we talk about a case of a female teacher who had sex with her students. How do we treat female pedophiles differently?  Do we do enough for male victims of sexual assault?  We talk other cases in the news including PA State Senator Daylin Leach and his law suit against accusers and activists.
February 11, 2019
Episode 5- Crimes against Babies
I. Drug dependent babies • Baby found dead in trash. This episode we explore crimes against babies. What makes them crimes and how should a mother be charged when her actions cause harm to a baby.
February 6, 2019
Episode 4- What Happens When a Child is Abused in Foster Care?
What happens when a child is injured in Foster Care? Today we talk with Social Worker Jasmine L. Motley, MSW about what happens when the system meant to protect children fails. Should a child abused in foster care get to go home to his/her family quicker? Can the Social Worker every regain trust with the birth family?
December 27, 2018
Episode 3- Pedophile Priests- Jesuits reveal the names of top predators in the Catholic Church
The epidemic of pedophile priests in the Catholic church has gripped us for years. Today, we talk about the decision by Jesuits to release the names of priests who have had "credible" complaints of abuse. We also share a personal experience with a wayward priest. Hosts: Jacquie Jones Conor J. Wigginton Daniel DiCinno
December 18, 2018
Episode 2- Cohen Guilty: What the Fixer Can't Fix
Michael Cohen was known as Donald Trump's, but after pleading guilty to fraud and other charges he is facing 3 years in Federal Prison. We take on Cohen, the guilty plea and anything else that tickles our fancy. Fixer, fix yourself.
December 17, 2018
Episode 1- A Woman in a Male Jail !!!!
Why would a doctor or nurse wrongly classify a woman as a man and put her in a male prison? We explore this thorny case of a woman who found herself in the wrong prison and can this happen again?
December 17, 2018