Law

Supreme Court Decision On The Voting Rights Act

June 25, 2013

Analysis of the Supreme Court's decision on the Voting Rights Act. A panel of journalists and experts joins Diane to discuss the implications of this latest ruling.

Supreme Court Decision On Affirmative Action

June 24, 2013

In a much-awaited decision, the Supreme Court on Monday chose not to strike down affirmative action. A panel discusses what the decision means for the future of affirmative action.

Diplomatic And Legal Twists In NSA Leaker Case

June 24, 2013

Edward Snowden left Hong Kong for Moscow a day after the U.S. made a formal request for his extradition. WikiLeaks says its helping him seek asylum in Ecuador. Diane and her guests discuss the diplomatic and legal twists in the NSA leaker's case.

Health Insurance Exchanges

June 20, 2013

Open enrollment for health insurance through state exchanges begins Oct. 1. The push to get the systems up and running and Americans signed up.

Alvaro Vargas Llosa: "Global Crossings"

June 18, 2013

Immigration policy has long been an emotionally and politically charged topic. Journalist and author Alvaro Vargas Llosa examines the causes and consequences of human migration, and argues that immigrants' economic contributions far outweigh the costs.

How The FBI And Police Are Using Facial Recognition Systems

June 18, 2013

Twenty-six states allow police to search photo ID databases for criminals, victims and witnesses. How advances in facial recognition are transforming law enforcement and raising privacy concerns.

Leakers Versus Whistle-Blowers

June 12, 2013

Whistle-blowers who expose crime, corruption and abuse of power have protections under the law. Understanding when revealing top secret information is an act of heroism or a crime.

Floyd Abrams: "Friend Of The Court: On The Front Lines With The First Amendment"

June 11, 2013

A new collection of writings by America's preeminent First Amendment lawyer on balancing national security with press freedoms, WikiLeaks and the Citizens United case.

What's Private In The Modern Age

June 10, 2013

What's private in the modern age: government collection of personal data, cyber theft and the balance between privacy and security.

America's Energy Future Beyond Oil And Gas

June 5, 2013

Natural gas production in this country is booming. On a far smaller scale, so are some alternative energy industries. Please join us to discuss the growth prospects for wind, solar and nuclear power in the United States.

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