Tag: law-justice
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Interview
Airdate: July 19, 2013

President of the 100-year-old NLADA, Wallace assesses the negative impact of sequestration on the legal system in the U.S.

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Interview
Airdate: July 15, 2013

The internationally respected scholar and director of Brown University’s Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America analyzes the racial implications in the U.S. of trials like the Zimmerman case.

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Interview
Airdate: June 24, 2013

Crenshaw and Levitt assess the Supreme Court’s affirmative action ruling and issues in other major cases.

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Interview
Airdate: March 9, 2012

The author of Grace and Grit, whose fight to gain equal pay for women in the workplace led to landmark legislation, recounts her poor upbringing in rural Alabama and discusses her years working at Goodyear.

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Interview
Airdate: March 1, 2012

The Harvard law professor and noted author discusses the ongoing affirmative action debate as the U.S. Supreme Court agrees to reconsider the constitutionality of race-conscious college admissions.

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Interview
Airdate: February 3, 2012

The veteran civil rights attorney, out with her memoir, Power Concedes Nothing, discusses why the poor have to make demands and hijack power.

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Interview
Airdate: November 7, 2011

The Harvard law professor and author of Republic Lost discusses the OWS and Tea Party movements and explains how Washington’s distorted focus on raising campaign funds impacts America.

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Interview
Airdate: September 6, 2011

Jones discusses his work prosecuting the suspects in the re-opened case of the ’63 church bombing in Birmingham, AL that killed four girls and the curious case that he’s now involved in with the father of one of those little girls.

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Interview
Airdate: August 31, 2011

The former Detroit mayor and co-author of the memoir Surrendered describes his time in solitary confinement and explains why that low point was the first time that he found true freedom.

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Interview
Airdate: July 1, 2011

Tavis continues his conversation on the work being done by Northwestern University, Rev. Jesse Jackson’s Rainbow PUSH Coalition and others in Illinois to combat false convictions.

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