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Law’s Bryan Adamson examines exploitation on the Jerry Springer Show

At its height in the ’90s, ‘Jerry Springer’ exploited Black, trans and poor experiences
HuffPost: Bryan Adamson, the David L. Brennan Professor of Law, said that the producers of the Jerry Springer Show might have considered the program entertainment, but his guests often belonged to the most vulnerable groups of the tumultuous decade. “Sexuality, homosexuality, certainly trans issues—none of that,” Adamson said. “They’re basically on there to be mocked and scorned, or at least that’s the angle that’s taken.”