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    Book Discussion on From Marshall to Moussaoui

    John Peters talked about his book, From Marshall to Moussaoui: Federal Justice in the Eastern District of Virginia. He spoke about the role of Chief Justice John Marshall, the court’s…

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    Corrections Act and Prison Reform

    Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) and Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) held a news conference about prison reform. They spoke about re-introducing the next day the Corrections Oversight,…

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    Private Immigration Detention Facilities

    Panelist discussed the work of private contractors in providing detention facilities for immigrants and the work of charitable groups for detainees. “Private Detention Facilities and…

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    Asian Americans and the Law

    The first three Asian American judges in New York talked about their immigrant backgrounds and careers. “Asian-Americans and the Law: New York Pioneers in the Judiciary” was…

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    Proposed Changes to Criminal Justice System

    Marc Mauer talked about the proposed changes to the nation’s criminal justice system, including sentencing reform and changes to death penalty laws. He also discussed how the next…

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    Financing Judicial Campaigns

    Panelists talked about Williams-Yulee v. The Florida Bar, which affects financing judicial campaigns. The U.S. Supreme Court was scheduled to hear oral argument on January 20, 2015, on…

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    Book Discussion on Bad Boy From Rosebud

    Gary Lavergne talked about his book, Bad Boy from Rosebud: The Murderous Life of Kenneth Allen McDuff, about the reasons behind Mr. McDuff’s release from prison and how his case…

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    Death Penalty and Criminal Justice

    Bryan Stevenson talked about the death penalty and the U.S. criminal justice system. Mr. Stevenson, the author of the book Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption, spoke…

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    Book Discussion on Too Big to Jail

    Brandon Garrett talked about his book, Too Big to Jail: How Prosecutors Compromise with Corporations, in which he questions why, when dealing with crimes committed by large corporations,…

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    David Hickton on Cybersecurity

    U.S. Attorney David Hickton talked about cybersecurity, how law enforcement pursued such criminals, and the prosecution of cybercirmes. He called cybercrimes a cross-border threat that…

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    U.S. Prison System

    Maya Schenwar talked about her book Locked Down, Locked Out: Why Prison Doesn’t Work, in which she discusses the U.S. prison system and argues that it makes the country less safe.…

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    Cameras in Federal Courts Legislation

    Representatives Steve King (R-IA) and Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) testified at a hearing on H.R. 917, their bill that would allow judges to permit photography and videography in federal courts and…

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    Interview with Bryan Stevenson

    Bryan Stevenson talked about his book, Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption. He was interviewed at the 2014 Miami Book Fair International, held on the campus of Miami Dade College…

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    Evidence Disclosure in Criminal Cases

    Panelists talked about a just-released National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers report outlining ways the judiciary obstructs fair evidence disclosure in criminal cases. "Fair…

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    Book Discussion on Exonerated

    Joyce King talked about her book, Exonerated: A Brief and Dangerous Freedom, in which she looks at the life of James Woodward, a man who was wrongfully convicted and imprisoned for 27 years…

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    Felony Voting Laws

    Marc Mauer joined by telephone to discuss laws that bar an estimated six million convicted felons from voting. He described the variety of state laws, the effect they have on…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines, including a line for convicted felons, were open for viewer commentary on the question: “Should Convicted Felons Have the Right to Vote?” Marc Mauer, executive…

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    Book Discussion on The Wrong Carlos and Getting Life

    James Liebman, author of The Wrong Carlos: Anatomy of a Wrongful Execution, and Michael Morton, author of Getting Life: An Innocent Man’s 25-Year Journey from Prison to Peace, talked…

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    Book Discussion on Law of the Jungle

    Paul M. Barrett talked about his book, Law of the Jungle: The $19 Billion Legal Battle Over Oil in the Rain Forest and the Lawyer Who’d Stop at Nothing to Win. He spoke in the C-SPAN…

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    Book Discussion on Spirituality in Dark Places

    Derek Jeffreys talked about his book, Spirituality in Dark Places: The Ethics of Solitary Confinement, in which he discusses the physical and psychological effects of long-term solitary…

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