Posts Tagged ‘Judiciary & Law’
August 29 . 2013
Eric Sterling with the Criminal Justice Policy Foundation talks about easing overcrowding in federal prisons by ordering prosecutors to omit listing quantities of illegal substances in indictments for low-level drug cases, sidestepping federal laws that impose strict mandatory minimum sentences for drug-related offenses. Later Barry Lynn bids farewell to Culture Shocks.
August 15 . 2013
Manson is the most authoritative account ever written of how an ordinary juvenile delinquent named Charles Manson became the notorious murderer whose crimes still shock and horrify us today.
July 25 . 2013
Joe Pistone aka “Donnie Brasco”, the former FBI agent who infiltrated the Bonanno crime family is featured in the National Geographic Channel’s Inside the American Mob, a new series that delves into the world of the modern Mafia and how U.S. law enforcement took down the deadly, corrupt and unforgiving crime ring known as the American mob.
July 10 . 2013
Ellery Schempp is celebrating the fifty-year anniversary of Abington v Schempp, the Supreme Court case which declared the requirement of daily Bible readings and prayer in public schools to be unconstitutional.
June 27 . 2013
Act of Congress is Robert G. Kaiser’s eye-opening account of how Congress today really works—and doesn’t—that follows the dramatic journey of the sweeping financial reform bill enacted in response to the Great Crash of 2008. Then Rob Boston with Americans United talks about the recent Supreme Court rulings.
June 25 . 2013
June 24 . 2013
June 19 . 2013
The Oath is Jeffrey Toobin’s gripping insider’s account of the momentous ideological war between the John Roberts Supreme Court and the Obama administration.
May 29 . 2013
How did the Federalist Society, a group of conservatives and libertarians interested in advancing a broad conservative legal agenda, succeed in moving their theories into the mainstream of legal thought? Co-author Michael Avery looks at areas of legal and political controversy in The Federalist Society.
May 21 . 2013
Marcia Coyle’s brilliant inside account of the High Court captures four landmark decisions—concerning health care, money in elections, guns at home, and race in schools in The Roberts Court.
- Aug 29Eric Sterling, Barry Lynn
- Aug 28Kimberly Rae Miller
- Aug 27David Epstein
- Aug 26Peter Conners
- Aug 22Sarah Jones
- Aug 20Thurston Clark