James Olson: "Fair Play" (Potomac Books)

December 18, 2006

Americans have always had a love - hate relationship with spying. A former high-ranking CIA officials examines the moral dilemmas often associated with clandestine work.

Andrew Koppelman: "Same Sex, Different States" (Yale)

November 29, 2006

A law professor discusses which state laws should govern in specific situations as gay couples travel or move from place to place.

Readers' Review: "The Stranger" by Albert Camus

September 27, 2006

Diane invites listeners to participate in a discussion of this classic French novel about an ordinary man unwittingly drawn into a senseless murder on an Algerian beach.

Corporate Spying, Pretexting, and Beyond

September 21, 2006

A look at the Hewlett-Packard case, techniques used to gain private information, and the debate over legal remedies.

Moazzam Begg: "Enemy Combatant" (The New Press)

September 19, 2006

A second-generation British Muslim accused by the U.S. of being a terrorist provides a first-person account of his experience as a Guantanamo Bay detainee. Reporter Tim Golden, who has written about Moazzam Begg and the prison camp at...

Louise Richardson: "What Terrorists Want" (Random House)

September 14, 2006

A terrorism expert examines the motivations of militant groups across the world and how to contain their violence.

Military Commissions

September 14, 2006

The debate heats up over new rules for military commissions for accused terrorists. Congress and the White House wrangle over reforming a system ruled unconstitutional by the Supreme Court.

Sandra Day O'Connor (Rebroadcast)

July 4, 2006

The first female Supreme Court justice discusses her life on and after the court, and recent comments on threats to judicial independence.

Monitoring Bank Records, Counterterrorism and Privacy

June 26, 2006

Details and analysis of a newly-revealed Bush administration program to secretly collect international bank records.

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