Hello and welcome to Learning the Law, a podcast about all things legal with a focus on current events where we try and teach you things in an hour. My name is Ashley, aka PhoenixNymphy and my co-host who is the man of the hour, my husband Ron. This podcast is purely educational and should not be taken as legal advice, this podcast does not create an attorney client relationship, this podcast is based on his interpretation of relevant law. Any opinions expressed are the opinions of the individual making them and do not reflect the opinions of any firm, company or other individuals. Ron is a licensed practicing attorney in the state of California.


  1. Our Weeks
  2. Topic of the day
    1. 1776 Commission report
      1. 1776 commission is an advisory committee
        1. White Washing history
        2. Report released on MLK day
        3. Members – 
        4. Among other things, the document identifies “progressivism” and “racism and identity politics” as “challenges to America’s principles” and likens them to “communism,” “slavery,” and “fascism.””
        5. One of Biden’s first things to go
      2. Response to NYTimes 1619 Project
        1. Historical accuracy is questioned
    2. Biden’s first week
      1. Executive Orders
      2. NBC News Story
        1. OMB regulatory reviewReversal
        2. Executive Branch Ethics
        3. Extends immigration for Liberians
        4. Halts construction on wall – Reversal
        5. Undid expansion of immigration enforcement – Reversal
        6. Undoes Muslim Ban – Reversal
        7. Fortifies DACA
        8. Census includes non-citizens – Reversal
        9. LGBTQ+ equity 
        10. 1776 Commission – Reversal
        11. Cancels Keystone Pipeline – Reversal
        12. Rejoins Paris climate accord – Reversal
        13. Extends Moratoriam – 
        14. Extends student loan pause
        15. Creates pandemic team
        16. Stops withdrawal from W.H.O – Reversal
        17. 100 day masking challenge
        18. More pandemic response 
        19. Covid-19 Health equity
        20. Mask mandates transportation
        21. Calls on OSHA to release clear guides
        22. Safely reopening schools
        23. FEMA Vaccination Centers
        24. Collection and sharing analysis
        25. Preclinical program
        26. Pandemic testing board
        27. FEMA expand reimbursement
        28. Accelerates vaccination testing
        29. Assistance to those struggling
        30. Restores worker protections – Reversal


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