Wednesday, June 2, 2010 | 11:00 AM
“To Kill a Mockingbird” turns 50. We bring back Atticus, Scout and Boo Radley in Harper Lee’s great novel of race and justice.
Tuesday, March 23, 2010 | 10:00 AM
States’ rights and the pushback against Washington. Americans are resisting federal powers, and not only on the right.
Thursday, January 21, 2010 | 10:00 AM
Patenting human genes. We’ll hear the debate around a legal challenge to the idea of human genes as intellectual property.
Monday, November 16, 2009 | 10:00 AM
Alleged 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed will face trial in a federal courtroom in New York City. We’ll look at the case — and the choice to bring the trial to New York.
Wednesday, September 2, 2009 | 10:00 AM
CIA vs. Justice Department. We’ll talk with partisans on both sides, and debate the merits of Attorney General Holder’s decision to name a special prosecutor.
Wednesday, July 15, 2009 | 10:00 AM
Judge Sonia Sotomayor gets her day –her week—in the court of public opinion with Senate confirmation hearings. We’ll take the measure of the nominee and the Senate’s inquiry.
Tuesday, June 30, 2009 | 10:00 AM
The Supreme Court has ruled in favor of white firefighters in New Haven, Connecticut, reversing a decision endorsed by Judge Sonia Sotomayor. We’ll look at the case, and what it means for affirmative action.
Tuesday, May 12, 2009 | 10:00 AM
Supreme Court nomination sweepstakes in high gear. A woman is expected. We’ll look at gender, the candidates, and the court.
Tuesday, April 28, 2009 | 11:00 AM
Former ACLU board member Wendy Kaminer has gone to war with the ACLU. Says it’s lost track of civil liberties. We’ll hear her case.
Tuesday, March 3, 2009 | 11:00 AM
Cyber bullies verbally savaged two Yale law students. The women fought back. Their case may change the rules on what you can say online.