THE RUNDOWN BLOG | May 15, 2013
Recent law school grads face a tough job market, daunting student loans and -- if they land a job -- a demanding work environment. Steven Harper's "The Lawyer Bubble: A Profession in Crisis" serves as a wake up call and warning for students disillusioned by the prestigious lawyers they watch on T.V.
ANALYSIS | May 14, 2013
Judy Woodruff talks with David Schultz, legal counsel for the Associated Press, about the procedures for accessing information from the news media about confidential sources, what constitutes "crossing the line" by the government and whether the current investigation was justified by the gravity of the situation.
REPORT | May 14, 2013
The Justice Department secretly subpoenaed phone records of Associated Press journalists during two months in 2012. The AP was notified that records had been secretly seized for more than 20 of its phone lines, possibly to track government leaks of classified information about a foiled terror plot. Judy Woodruff reports.
CONVERSATION | May 13, 2013
UPDATE | May 13, 2013
Efrain Rios Montt , former dictator of Guatemala, was found guilty in the massacre of more than 1,700 Mayan Indians in the early 1980s. Rios Montt, 86, insists that he had no knowledge of the campaign of genocide, and his lawyers intend to appeal the verdict and his 80-year prison sentence. Hari Sreenivasan reports.
ANALYSIS | May 13, 2013
UPDATE | May 13, 2013
THE RUNDOWN BLOG | May 13, 2013
CONVERSATION | May 9, 2013
In her new book, "The Roberts Court," Marcia Coyle of the National Law Journal and regular NewsHour contributor takes a look at the landmark decisions that have reached the Supreme Court during the tenure of Chief Justice John Roberts. She talks to Jeffrey Brown about her observations and interviews with the justices.
THE RUNDOWN BLOG | May 9, 2013
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May 13, 2013
In an unanimous decision, the Supreme Court found a soybean farmer had violated a patent held by agri-giant Monsanto. Marcia Coyle of the National Law Journal joins Jeffrey Brown to discuss the legal, agricultural and technological impact of this decision.