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  • CBS “World News Tonight” (October 4, 2007) — David Albo discusses Virginia’s new ‘civil remedial fees.’
  •  CNN “Lou Dobbs Tonight” (July 30, 2007) — David Albo discusses legislative changes in reaction to the Virginia DUI case of an illegal alien in Virginia Beach who fatally rear-ended two teen-age girls.
  • CNN “CNN Newsdesk” (July 18, 2007) — David Albo explains some changes affecting Virginia’s criminal traffic laws.
  • CourtTV “Courtside” (June 18, 2007) — David Oblon discusses legal ethics in the context of the Mike Nifong prosecutorial misconduct hearing and the Phil Spector murder trial.
  • FOX News “Fox News Live” (May 31, 2007) — David Oblon explains a government contractor’s liability when performing a government contract.
  • FOX News “FOX News Live” (May 8, 2007) — David Oblon explains the legality of “English only” rules in the workplace.
  • CNN Headline News “Glenn Beck Program” (May 4, 2007) — David Oblon discusses privacy rights in the context of the Palfrey “DC Madam” prostitution case.
  • FOX News “FOX News Live” (April 24, 2007) — David Oblon previews the Phil Spector murder trial.
  • FOX News “Studio B with Shepherd Smith” (April 13, 2007) — David Oblon discusses the harm caused by the Duke Lacrosse Rape case prosecutor.
  • FOX News “Your World with Neil Cavuto” (April 12, 2007) — David Oblon discusses the appropriate penalties for statements of “shock jocks.”
  • MSNBC “MSNBC Live” (March 23, 2007) — David Oblon explains the court ruling banning enforcement of the Child Online Protection Act.
  • FOX News “FOX News Live” (March 19, 2007) — David Oblon addresses the commencement of the Phil Specter murder trial.
  • FOX News “Studio B with Shepherd Smith” (March 15, 2007) — David Oblon discusses the case of Andrew Riley, a 13-year-old who was charged with 128 crimes.
  • FOX News “Studio B with Shepherd Smith” (March 9, 2007) — David Oblon explains the defenses of Deborah Palfrey, the woman who allegedly ran one of the largest prostitution rings in Washington.
  • FOX News “Live Desk” (March 8, 2007) — As an “A-List Panel” member on this half hour segment, David Oblon discusses a variety to topics including the arrest of a former Navy sailor who allegedly gave classified information about his fleet’s position to terrorists. The panel also talked about whether the Anna Nicole Smith case was about to become a murder case.
  • CourtTV “Bloom and Politan: Open Court” (February 13, 2007) — David Oblon analyzes the defense case in the Scooter Libby perjury trial.
  • FOX News “Studio B with Shepherd Smith” (February 8, 2007) — David Oblon predicts the Scooter Libby trial outcome at the close of the government’s case.
  • CourtTV “Courtside” (February 7, 2007) — David Oblon discusses developments in the Scooter Libby perjury trial.
  • CourtTV “Bloom and Politan: Open Court” (February 6, 2007) — David Oblon analyzes the Scooter Libby perjury trial.
  • FOX News “The O’Reilly Factor” (January 26, 2007) PRIME TIME — David Oblon discusses the limitations to the right to privacy.
  • FOX News “Live Desk” (January 3, 2007) — David Oblon explains First Amendment law and defamation law as related to online “blogs.
  • FOX News “Live Desk” (December 29, 2006) — As an “A List” panelist on this half hour show, David Oblon disucsses the imminent execution of Saddam Hussein and the arrest of boxer Mike Tyson.
  • FOX News “FOX and Friends First” (November 23, 2006) — Must OJ Simpson pay his wrongful death judgment from his book deal proceeds? David Oblon discusses collection law.
  • FOX News “Live Desk” (November 13, 2006) — David Oblon discusses the application of the First Amendment to the production of the movie Borat. Two unwitting “actors” sued alleging that they were tricked into participating.
  • FOX News “Live Desk” (October 24, 2006) — As an “A List” panelist on this half hour opinion segment, David Oblon debates a wide variety of current news topics. Among the topics discussed were: the war on terror, the tax evasion indictment of actor Wesley Snipes, and U.S. energy policy.
  • FOX News “Live Desk” (October 17, 2006) — Just moments after President Bush signs the Military Commissions Act of 2006 into law, David Oblon explains the new procedures for trying accused unlawful combatants.
  • FOX News “Studio B with Shepherd Smith” (October 16, 2006) — David Oblon explains the arrest of murder suspect, Brian Rooney, on unrelated sex offense charges.
  • CNN “CNN Newsroom” (October 15, 2006) — Dave Albo discusses the case of a woman who adopted a child where, according to her, the state withheld information concerning his violent proclivities. He subsequently became a sex offender and now the woman wants to “un”adopt the boy.
  • FOX News “Studio B with Shepherd Smith” (October 4, 2006) — David Oblon discusses the potential criminal liability of Congressman Mark Foley.
  • CNN International “World Biz” (September 25, 2006) — After a federal judge certifies a plaintiff class against the tobacco industry in the largest class action case in history, David Oblon outlines the next steps in the litigation. The plaintiffs allege that the tobacco industry misled consumers by marketing “light” cigarettes as a healthier alternative to regular cigarettes.
  • FOX News “Studio B with Shepherd Smith” (September 4, 2006) — David Oblon explains the reasons for the recently reduced terrorism-related prosecutions.
  • FOX News “The O’Reilly Factor” (September 1, 2006) — PRIME TIME — (September 1, 2006 replay of May 10, 2006 show) In this special “best of” replay, David Oblon defends the legal position of the Boy Scouts of America in their civil defense of an underage sex case involving a former Boy Scout and his former Scoutmaster.
  • FOX News “The O’Reilly Factor” (August 31, 2006)– PRIME TIME — David Oblon discusses the First Amendment right to free speech in the context of airline security.
  • FOX News “Fox and Friends Weekend” (August 19, 2006) — David Oblon compares the criminal justice systems of the United States and Thailand.
  • FOX News “Studio B with Shepherd Smith” (August 18, 2006) — David Oblon discusses the confession of John Karr, who confessed to the murder of JonBenet Ramsey.
  • FOX News “The Big Story Prime Time” (June 17, 2006) — David Oblon explains current First Amendment constitutional law as applied to protesters at military funerals. He also discusses defamation law.
  • FOX News “Studio B with Shepherd Smith” (June 7, 2006) — David Oblon discusses the arrest of Jerry Inman the “bikini killer.”
  • FOX News “The Big Story with John Gibson” (May 30, 2006) — David Oblon explains the U.S. Supreme Court’s most recent decision, Garcetti v. Ceballos, which clarified the First Amendment Free Speech rights of government employees.
  • FOX News “O’Reilly Factor” (May 10, 2006) PRIME TIME –David Oblon defends the legal position of the Boy Scouts of America in their civil defense of an underage sex case involving a former Boy Scout and his former Scoutmaster.
  • FOX News “Studio B with Shepherd Smith” (Ma 5, 2006) — David Oblon discusses the potential DUI case against Rhode Island Congressman Patrick Kennedy in Washington, D.C.
  • FOX News “The Big Story with John Gibson” (May 3, 2006) — Minutes after the jury’s verdict in the Zacarias Moussaoui terrorism trial, David Oblon comments on the verdict.
  • FOX News “Studio B with Shepherd Smith” (April 24, 2006) — David Oblon comments on whether the Duke University lacrosse team rape case prosecution should proceed.
  • FOX News “The Big Story with John Gibson” (April 3, 2006) — David Oblon comments on a possible insanity defense for accused murderer, Mary Winkler. Ms. Winkler is accused of killing her pastor-husband.
  • CNN International “World Business Today” (March 29, 2006) — David Oblon discusses the issues and ramifications of the Ebay patent case pending in the U.S. Supreme Court.
  • CNN International (March 14, 2006) — David Oblon comments on Google’s fight to quash a government subpoena seeking web search records on privacy and business secret grounds.
  • FOX News Radio “Radio Factor with Bill O’Reilly” (March 2, 2006) — Bill O’Reilly interviews David Oblon on the application of First Amendment and employment law protections to a 10th grade geography teacher who rants against President Bush and U.S. policy.
  • CNN Headline News “Nancy Grace Show” PRIME TIME (February 23, 2006) — Suspected murderer Joran van der Sloot gives a television interview in the U.S. denying wrongdoing. Was this a good idea? Nancy Grace interviews David Oblon.
  • FOX News “FOX News Live” (February 9, 2006) — David Oblon comments on the arrest in London and the looming extradition of accused murderer Neil Entwistle.
  • FOX News “Studio B with Shepherd Smith” (January 23, 2006) — David Oblon discusses the legality of warantless wiretaps in the context of national security and the war against terror.
  • CNN “Live Today” (December 23, 2005) — David Oblon discusses U.S. Supreme Court nominee, Samuel Alito’s, 1985 memo urging the government to oppose Roe v. Wade.
  • CNN Headline News “Nancy Grace Show” PRIME TIME (December 22, 2005) — David Oblon discusses the jail escape of accused rapist Reynaldo E. Rapalo.
  • CNN International (December 11, 2005) — David Oblon analyzes the Saddam Hussein criminal trial, including the effects of his outbursts and refusal to come to court.
  • FOX News “Fox News Live” (November 29, 2005) — David Oblon argues that a Florida police officer should not have handcuffed a 13-year-old girl as he investigated another child’s act of throwing a golf ball out the window of a school bus.
  • FOX News “Fox News Live” (November 24, 2005) — David Oblon analyzes the Involuntary Manslaughter / Second Degree Murder / DUI case of Herandez Soto. Mr. Soto was accused of having driven the wrong way down the highway, drunk, at high speed, causing the death of another motorist in a head-on collision. The allegations that Mr. Soto was an illegal immigrant with multiple prior DUI convictions made this story national news.
  • FOX News “Fox News Live” (November 17, 2005) — David Oblon comments on defense’s decision to waive closing argument in the Joseph Smith/Carlie Bruica murder trial.
  • FOX News“Fox and Friends First” (October 31, 2005) — Just seconds after reports that President Bush will nominate Samuel Alito to the Supreme Court, David Oblon becomes one of the nation’s first legal commentators to comment on his selection and confirmation prospects.
  • CNN “CNN Saturday Morning News” (October 29, 2005) — David Oblon gives his opinion of the qualities and characteristics a good Supreme Court justice should have.
  • MSNBC “Abrams Report” (October 5, 2005) — May Law partner, David Deane, as a former prosecutor, discusses the multi-jurisdictional aspects of the Taylor Behl missing person/murder case in Richmond.
  • CNN “Live From . . . ” (October 4, 2005) — On Harriet Miers’ first day as a Supreme Court Justice nominee, David Oblon comments on her background and confirmation chances.
  • CNN International — “World News” October 4, 2005) — David Oblon explores the background and qualifications of Harriet Miers, the new Supreme Court Justice nominee, to a world audience. He discusses her biography and confirmation chances.
  • CNN “DayBreak” (October 2, 2005) — David Oblon discusses the pros and cons of potential nominees to the U.S. Supreme Court.
  • FOX News — FOX and Friends First — September 14, 2005) — David Oblon comments on Judge John Robert’s Supreme Court confirmation hearings.
  • CNN — (September 5, 2005) — David Oblon comments on Chief Justice Rehnquist’s legacy and possible Supreme Court replacements.s Europe” – .
  • FOX News – “Fox News Live” (August 12, 2005) — David Oblon discusses the Pamela Turner plea agreement. Ms. Turner was the Tennessee gym teacher who allegedly had sex with one of her students.
  • FOX News — “Fox News Live: On the Docket” (August 6, 2005) — PRIME TIME — On this 30 minute segment, David Oblon discusses a number of current legal topics: the Martha Stewart probation violation; the NCAA’s decision to ban the use Native American mascots for college teams; the Michael Jackson juror book deals; and the juvenile/adult trial status of van der Sloot in the Aruba case
  • CNN International — “Insight” (July 20, 2005) — CNN asks David Oblon to discuss in detail judicial philosophy as it relates to the nomination of John Roberts to the U.S. Supreme Court.
  • CNN International — “World News” (July 20, 2005) — David Oblon comments on the nomination of John Roberts to the U.S. Supreme Court nominee on his first day as the nominee.
  • CNN International — “World News” (July 19, 2005) — David Oblon comments on potential nominees to the U.S. Supreme Court. He explains the two main competing judicial philosophies in the U.S.
  • FOX News — “Fox and Friends First” (July 12, 2005) — David Oblon comments on the Joseph Duncan abduction/murder case and the Natalee Holloway missing person case.FOX News — “Fox and Friends First” (July 1, 2005) — David Oblon discusses the rights of the accused in connection to the Natalee Holloway/Aruba missing person case.
  • FOX News — “O’Reilly Factor” (June 29, 2005) — David Oblon discusses the application of First Amendment free speech law and employment law to the wacky Colorado University professor, Ward Churchill. Churchill had professed support for those who would murder U.S. military troops.
  • FOX News — “DaySide with Linda Vester” (June 28, 2005) — In relation to the Natalee Holloway/Arbua case, David Oblon comments on the jail release of Paulus Van Der Sloot and the general rights of the accused in the criminal justice system.
  • CNN International — “World News Asia” (June 27, 2005) — Amid speculation that Chief Justice William Rehnquist may retire, David Oblon discusses potential U.S. Supreme Court nominees who might replace him.
  • FOX News — “Fox and Friends First” (June 22, 2005) — David Oblon comments on the efforts of Natalee Holloway’s parents to “privatize” the investigation of the disappearance of their daughter on Aruba.
  • FOX News — “Fox News Live” (June 21, 2005) — David Oblon compares U.S. criminal procedure with Aruba’s criminal procedure in the context of the Natalee Holloway missing person case.
  • FOX News — “Fox and Friends First” (June 14, 2005) — David Oblon discusses the Michael Jackson jury verdict.
  • CNN International (June 14, 2005) — David Oblon discusses the Michael Jackson jury verdict.
  • FOX News — “Fox and Friends First” (June 8, 2005) — David Oblon predicts the outcome of the Michael Jackson child molestation trial.
  • FOX News — “Fox News Live” (June 5, 2005) — David Oblon explains the extraterritorial application of U.S. criminal jurisdiction as applied to the Natalee Holloway/Aruba missing person case and the Raul Garcia-Gomez/Denver-Mexico cop killer case. He also discusses the Michael Jackson case.
  • FOX News — “Fox and Friends First” (June 3, 2005) — David Oblon critiques the closing arguments in the Michael Jackson child molestation trial.
  • FOX News — “DaySide with Linda Vester” (May 26, 2005) — David Oblon makes predictions concerning the outcome of the Michael Jackson child molestation trial.
  • FOX News — “The Big Story with John Gibson” (May 24, 2005) — PRIME TIME — David Oblon comments on the effect of Jay Leno’s testimony in the Michael Jackson child molestation trial.
  • FOX News — “Studio B with Shepherd Smith” (May 18, 2005) — David Oblon discusses the prospect of Michael Jackson testifying in his child molestation trial.
  • FOX News — “Studio B with Shepherd Smith” (May 13, 2005) — David Oblon discusses Mark Geragos’ testimony in the Michael Jackson case.
  • FOX News — “Fox and Friends First” (May 4, 2005) — David Oblon discusses the closing of the prosecution’s case in the Michael Jackson trial.
  • FOX News – “Fox News Live” (May 1, 2005) — David Oblon discusses Martha Stewart’s possible probation violation and the closing days of the prosecution’s case in the Michael Jackson case.
  • MSNBC — “Scarborough Country” (April 28, 2005) — PRIME TIME — David Oblon — along with Joe Scarborough, G. Gordon Liddy, and Michael Harrison — discusses whether Air America was protected from prosecution by the First Amendment when it aired a bit suggesting the shooting of the President.
  • CNN — “Live From” (April 22, 2005) — David Oblon discusses the Prince William County, Virginia case involving a murder trial juror who lied to the judge about buying newspapers during the trial. She faces jail and the costs of the murder trial — over $25,000.00 — which must now be retried.
  • Fox News — “Studio B with Shepherd Smith” (April 19, 2005) — David Oblon discusses the Michael Jackson case. Specifically, he addresses the effect of the accuser’s mother’s cross examination.
  • CNN Radio — (April 9-10, 2005) — David Oblon discusses the e-mail (spam) case.
  • ABC Radio — (April 9, 2005) — David Oblon discusses the e-mail (spam) case.
  • CBC/NPR Radio — “As it Happens” (April 9, 2005) — David Oblon discusses the e-mail (spam) case.
  • FOX News — “Fox and Friends First” (April 7, 2005) — David Oblon discusses the Sandy Berger “unauthorized removal of classified materials” case.
  • Court TV — “Catherine Crier Live” (April 6, 2005) — David Oblon discusses the impact of witnesses to child molestation on the Michael Jackson trial.
  • Fox News — “FOX and Friends First” (March 31, 2005) — David Oblon discusses the general legal issues involved with the Terri Schiavo and Michael Jackson cases.
  • Fox News — “DaySide” (March 30, 2005) — David Oblon discusses the final federal motion in the Terri Schiavo case.
  • FOX News — “FOX News Live” (March 29, 2005) — David Oblon discusses the legality and effect of “prior bad act” evidence in the Michael Jackson sexual molestation trial.
  • CNN — “Lou Dobbs” (March 28, 2005) — David Albo discusses Virginia’s new law banning illegal immigrants from access to most tax-funded services.
  • FOX News — “FOX News Live” (March 28, 2005) — David Albo discusses the effect of prior bad act evidence in the Michael Jackson sexual molestation trial.
  • CNN International — “CNN Today” (March 28, 2005) — David Oblon discusses the admissibility and effect of prior bad act evidence in the Michael Jackson sexual molestation trial.
  • CNN — “Next at CNN” (March 26, 2005) — David Oblon recaps the legal aspects of the Terri Schiavo case.
  • CNN International — “World News” (March 26, 2005) — David Oblon explains U.S. legal procedure to an international audience in connection to the Terri Schiavo case.
  • FOX News — “Studio B with Shepherd Smith” (March 24, 2005) — David Oblon discusses the Michael Jackson trial and the effect of the arrest of a key prosecution witness.
  •  FOX News — “DaySide with Linda Vester” (March 23, 2005) — David Oblon discusses the Terri Schiavo appeal to the full 11th Circuit Court of Appeals. He correctly predicted that the Circuit Court would deny the appeal.
  • CNN International — “CNN Today” (March 22, 2005) — David Oblon discusses the Terri Schiavo appeal to the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals. He correctly predicted that the initial three judge panel of the court would deny the appeal.
  • CNN — “Live From” (March 21, 2005) — David Oblon discusses the constitutionality of “Schiavo’s Law” and the underlying feeding tube legal battle. He correctly predicted that the federal case would be unsuccessful, but did believe that the judge would issue a temporary injunction.
  • FOX News — “Fox News Live” (March 16, 2005) — David Oblon discusses the Scott Peterson case. Specifically, he discusses the defense’s Motion for a New Trial, sentencing, and appeal issues. He correctly predicted that the court would deny the Motion for an New Trial and correctly predicted that the judge would sentence Mr. Peterson to death.
  • FOX News — “Studio B with Shephard Smith” (March 8, 2005) — David Oblon discusses the Michael Jackson case and witness credibility.
  • FOX News — “Fox and Friends First” (March 7, 2005) — David Oblon discusses the Martha Stewart case and electronic home detention issues.
  • FOX News — “Studio B with Shephard Smith” (February 25, 2005) — David Oblon discusses the Michael Jackson and Kobe Bryant cases.
  • FOX News — “FOX News Live” (February 9, 2005) — David Oblon discusses the Pamela Turner case.
  • FOX News — “FOX News Live” (January 5, 2005) — David Oblon discusses the Barton Corbin case.
  • FOX News — “O’Reilly Factor” PRIME TIME (December 22, 2004) — PRIME TIME — David Oblon discusses the strategy of Mark Geragos.
  • FOX News — “FOX and Friends First” (December 22, 2004) — David Oblon discusses the Michael Jackson and Scott Petersen cases with Tony Snow.
  • FOX News — “Studio B with Shephard Smith” (September 8, 2004) — David Oblon discusses the Scott Petersen case.
  • FOX News — “FOX News Live” (October 23, 2004) — David Albo discusses the Washington-area sniper trial with Greta Van Susteren.

 Radio Appearances

  • WMET AM-1160 — “J.D. Balart’s American Radio Journal” (October 10, 2005) — David Oblon discusses the Harriet Miers Supreme Court nomination and her confirmation prospects.
  • O’Reilly Radio — (2004) — David Deane discusses the Washington-area sniper trial with Bill O’Reilly.

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