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April 2, 2010

U.S. Prisons and Drug Laws
The U.S. has five percent of the world's population and 25 percent of the world's prisoners -- how did we get here?
May 29, 2009

Resources About Torture
BILL MOYERS JOURNAL resources and interviews about torture and the rule of law.
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}
December 12, 2008

Glenn Greenwald
Bill Moyers sits down with political commentator and Salon.com blogger Glenn Greenwald who asks: Are we a nation ruled by men or by laws? A former constitutional and civil rights lawyer, Greenwald looks at the legacy of the Bush Administration, the prospects for President-elect Obama's cabinet choices, as well as the possibilities for government accountability.
The Rule of Law: The Bush Legal Legacy
Review a collection of JOURNAL reports on the Bush Administration and the Rule of Law
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.
The Torture Hearings
Bill Moyers Journal goes inside last week's hearings on torture in Congress.
October 26, 2007

Power and the Presidency
Bill Moyers talks with constitutional law professor Charles Fried and lawyer and author Fritz Schwarz on the growing power of the executive branch.
The Church Committee and FISA
The post-Watergate Church Committee led to the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA). What's next for domestic intelligence?
September 7, 2007

License to Spy
Bill Moyers talks with former Congressman Mickey Edwards and ACLU Executive Director Anthony Romero about revisions to the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act.
April 27, 2007

Blogging for Truth: Josh Marshall
Popular political blogger Josh Marshall from talkingpointsmemo.com gives the Journal his perspective on the role of politics in the recent firings of federal prosecutors.
Prosecutor Firings Email Trail
Sites of interest and documents related to the controversy over the firings of eight U.S. attorneys.
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