MARK TRADEMAN, TMIN NEWS ANCHOR:
Hello, everyone, and welcome to a special edition of “Trademan’s Trademark Talkback.” Where you ask the questions you want and we give you the answers you need. Thanks for all your e-mails, texts, video chats, and everything else you send in; keep ‘em coming. We’ll try and take more throughout the show. With me, as always, is our Senior News Analyst, Grant Gainsworth, as well as our very special guest. You know her as an author, an educator, and a frequent contributor to this program, Professor Christina Graham-Lawson. Professor, welcome back.
CHRISTINA GRAHAM-LAWSON, PROFESSOR OF LAW:
Thanks, Mark. Happy to be back.
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