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May 29, 2009

The Geneva Conventions
Explore the history of the Geneva Conventions.
Torturing Democracy
BILL MOYERS JOURNAL presents TORTURING DEMOCRACY, a film from award-winning producer Sherry Jones which examines America's detention and interrogation practices in the "war on terror." PLEASE NOTE: Due to rights restrictions we will not be able to stream TORTURING DEMOCRACY online. You can watch the entire film at the TORTURING DEMOCRACY Web site. {http://www.torturingdemocracy.org}
May 1, 2009

Bruce Fein and Mark Danner on the Torture Memos
A new debate followed the release of the Department of Justice's Office of Legal Counsel memos approving extreme measures of interrogation under the Bush administration. Bill Moyers sits down with Bruce Fein, former deputy attorney general under President Ronald Reagan and chairman of the American Freedom Agenda, and Mark Danner, who has been reporting on the US treatment and interrogation of detainees for the NEW YORK REVIEW OF BOOKS.
April 17, 2009

David Simon, Creator of THE WIRE
From crime beat reporter for the BALTIMORE SUN to award-winning screenwriter of HBO's critically-acclaimed The Wire, David Simon talks with Bill Moyers about inner-city crime and politics, storytelling and the future of journalism today.
Prison Nation
The U.S. has five percent of the world's population and 25 percent of the world's prisoners -- how did we get here?
January 23, 2009

Moyers on the Forgotten
A Bill Moyers essay.
December 12, 2008

The Rule of Law: The Bush Legal Legacy
Review a collection of JOURNAL reports on the Bush Administration and the Rule of Law
November 14, 2008

Expose on the Journal: Broken Justice
EXPOS? and THE JOURNAL follow a team from THE DENVER POST's award-winning reporting on the broken justice system on Indian reservations across the country.
July 25, 2008

Jane Mayer on Torture
Bill Moyers gets perspective from journalist Jane Mayer on the debate over whether the U.S. sanctioned torture to prosecute the war on terror. Mayer's recent book, THE DARK SIDE: THE INSIDE STORY OF HOW THE WAR ON TERROR TURNED INTO A WAR ON AMERICAN IDEALS, documents the war on terror and the struggle over whether the president should have limitless power to wage it.
May 23, 2008

Jeffrey Toobin
Jeffrey Toobin, one of the most recognized legal journalists in the country, discusses what the Supreme Court might look after the 2008 election. Plus, online tools to help you become a court-watcher.
May 16, 2008

THE AL QAHTANI DEBACLE by Philippe Sands
A special essay by Philippe Sands about Detainee 063 at Guantanamo.
February 8, 2008

Moyers on Taxi to the Dark Side
Bill Moyers on a new documentary that explores America's debate over torture.
January 25, 2008

Buying the Bench?
Judicial Selection: Find Out Who's Picking Your Judges
John Grisham
Bill Moyers interviews John Grisham, best-selling author of THE FIRM, THE PELICAN BRIEF, and THE RAINMAKER, in a far-ranging conversation that gives viewers insight into the beliefs and background that influenced Grisham's work and provides an unexpected look at his views about the state of the nation.
December 28, 2007

Capital Punishment in Perspective
Get facts and figures on the death penalty around the globe.
Conversation with Archbishop Tutu
from the moyers files
Bill Moyers sat down with Archbishop Tutu in 1999 discussing his chairmanship of the South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission.
Dominique Green: In his own words
View an excerpt from an interview Dominique gave while on death row, where he spent 11 years before execution. In this clip, he discusses his home life, specifically his mother:
Historian Thomas Cahill
Bill Moyers interviews best-selling historian Thomas Cahill in a far ranging interview that takes viewers from the Coliseum in Rome to death row in Texas and examines what our attitudes toward cruelty can tell us about who we are as Americans. (Originally broadcast 11/9/07)
December 21, 2007

Sanford Levinson
Is it time to rewrite the Constitution? Perspective from the University of Texas Law School's Sanford Levinson, author of OUR UNDEMOCRATIC CONSTITUTION
November 9, 2007

Capital Punishment in Perspective
Get facts and figures on the death penalty around the globe.
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