AUDIO: Political Consultant, Lawyer Discusses Dumb Laws
Source: M. Keefe
This week, we take a break from our multi-part series, Banned in 2011, to talk to someone about dumb laws.
Roger Austin discusses dumb laws in Gainesville and elsewhere
Roger Austin is a Gainesville, Florida, based political consultant specializing in all areas of state and local campaigns. Austin is a serial graduate of the University of Florida, receiving his undergraduate, masters and law degrees there. Today, Austin runs his own firm and has consulted candidates all over the state.
Between campaign cycles he is completing his Ph.D. in Political Science at the University of Florida and is writing his dissertation on the topic of campaign finance reform. He has also been an adjunct lecturer in the Political Campaigning Program at the University of Florida.
In this interview, Roger Austin discusses dumb laws around his hometown of Gainesville, Florida.
He also discusses the impact of dumb laws and the possible motivations for why we have so many laws on the books.