Law

Sexual Assault On Campus

April 11, 2013

An estimated one in five college women are sexually assaulted on campus. Students are angry at how universities handle rape cases, and they're using social media to teach each other how to use Title IX to hold colleges accountable.

President Obama's 2014 Budget Proposal

April 10, 2013

President Barack Obama's 2014 budget includes a plan to slow the growth of Social Security and other federal benefits. Join us to discuss the details of the proposal and prospects for compromise with Congress.

Steven Harper: "The Lawyer Bubble"

April 4, 2013

In his new book, "The Lawyer Bubble," 30-year litigator Steven Harper says the law industry is in crisis. He joins guest host Susan Page.

Mandatory Minimum Sentencing

April 4, 2013

Mandatory minimum sentencing has been part of the government’s war on drugs, but critics say it’s not working. A panel joins guest host Susan Page to discuss new efforts to give judges more discretion.

The Proposed Keystone XL Pipeline & Ongoing Debate Over US Energy Policy

April 2, 2013

The oil industry and labor unions are pushing the Obama administration to approve the Canada-to-Mexico Keystone pipeline: The ongoing debate over the future of U.S. energy policy.

Update On Gun Control Legislation

April 1, 2013

As members of Congress face voters over the spring recess, President Barack Obama makes the case for stricter gun control laws. Diane and her guests discuss the status of gun control legislation three months after the Newtown, Conn., tragedy.

Friday News Roundup - Domestic

March 29, 2013

The Supreme Court concludes arguments on same-sex marriage. North Dakota passes the nation’s strictest new abortion laws. And housing prices soar but consumer confidence drops. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top national news stories.

The Role Of Nurse Practitioners

March 26, 2013

Nurse practitioners in a number of states are pressing lawmakers to let them practice without doctor supervision. Critics cite the risk of a lower standard of care. Debate over expanding the authority of nurse practitioners.

Preview Of US Supreme Court Same-Sex Marriage Cases

March 25, 2013

The U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments on two cases that address same-sex marriage: the constitutionality of the Defense of Marriage Act and California's Proposition 8.

Prospects For Compromise On Tax Reform

Prospects For Compromise On Tax Reform

March 20, 2013

Democrats want to close tax advantages for the super-rich. Republicans want lower rates. Experts weigh in on what it will take to reach a compromise on tax reform.

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