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    Civil Asset Forfeiture Laws

    Representative Darrell Issa (R-CA) talked about civil asset forfeiture laws, which allow police to seize property if they believe the assets in question are somehow connected to criminal…

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    Justice Department Response to North Carolina Lawsuit

    Attorney General Lynch spoke to reporters about North Carolina’s decision to sue the federal government in response to the Department of Justice’s ruling on the state’s…

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    Dennis Hastert Sentencing

    Jon Seidel joined by phone to talk about former House Speaker Dennis Hastert’s sentencing to 15 months in prison. Hastert pleaded guilty to paying hush money to cover up alleged…

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    Mary Church Terrell and Racial Justice

    Joan Quigley talked about her book Just Another Southern Town: Mary Church Terrell and the Struggle for Racial Justice in the Nation’s Capital, which focuses on Mary Church…

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    Communicators Discussion on Encryption

    Josh Zive and Chris Calabrese discussed encryption and the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s desire to have Apple provide a way to retrieve data from the cell phone of one of the…

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    Lawyers and Civil Rights

    Attorney Fred Gray, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, and others spoke about the roles played by lawyers in the Montgomery Bus Boycott and the Civil Rights Movement.

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    Library of Congress 1964 Civil Rights Act Exhibit

    Adrienne Cannon and Robert Brammer talked about the history of the 1964 Civil Rights Act and the Library of Congress' exhibit on the act. The exhibit was created to mark the 50th…

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    Civil Rights Cold Cases

    Professors Hank Klibanoff and Brett Gadsden talked about the intersection of Civil Rights politics and violence in mid-20th century Georgia. They talk about a number unsolved murders…

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    Civil Rights and Criminal Justice

    Attorneys and civil rights advocates talked about the state of civil rights law. They focused on needed reforms in the criminal justice system and community relations with local law…

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    Supreme Court Landmark Case Korematsu v. United States

    Peter Irons and Karen Korematsu talked about the 1944 U.S. Supreme Court case Korematsu V. United States, in which the court ruled 6-3 that Japanese internment camps were necessary for the…

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    Criminal Justice Reform for Minorities

    Attorney General Loretta Lynch and other panelists, including law enforcement officials and civil rights activists, talked about their experiences trying to bring reforms to the…

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    Technology and Civil Liberties

    Data security and technology policy experts discussed what data was being collected online about individuals and how it is related to privacy and civil liberties. Topics included…

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    Attorney General Loretta Lynch on Fair Housing

    Attorney General Loretta Lynch talked about hthe Justice Department’s partnership with the Housing and Urban Development Department to combat segregation and discrimination in the…

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    Book Discussion on Give Us the Ballot

    Ari Berman talked about his book, Give Us the Ballot: The Modern Struggle for Voting Rights in America, about the Voting Rights Act (VRA). Topics included Supreme Court Chief Justice John…

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    Criminal Justice and Voting Rights

    Reverend Al Sharpton and other civil rights activists talked about African-American views of the criminal justice system.  “Save Our Cities: Voting Rights, Criminal Justice and…

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    Military Sexual Assaults Amendment

    Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) offered an amendment to the fiscal year defense authorization bill that would remove sexual assault cases from the chain of command. Senators Chuck…

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    After Words with Jon Krakauer

    Jon Krakauer talked about his book Missoula: Rape and the Justice System in a College Town, in which he reports on sexual assault in the United States, with a specific focus on Missoula,…

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    Civil Rights Investigation of the Baltimore Police Department

    Former Deputy Attorney General William Yeomans was interviewed by telephone about the launch of a Justice Department civil rights investigation into the Baltimore Police Department.

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on: “Justice Dept. Opens Civil Rights Probe of Baltimore Police” with a line reserved for Baltimore residents. A video…

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    Brown v. Board of Education and the Monroe School

    Justin Sochacki gave a tour of Monroe Elementary School, one of the four formerly segregated schools for African Americans in Topeka, Kansas, and talked about the Brown v. Board of…

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