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  • emMadison v Alabamaem Oral Argument
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    Madison v. Alabama Oral Argument

    The Supreme Court heard oral argument in Madison v. Alabama, which concerns the fate of a 67-year old inmate in Alabama on death row for more than 30 years and suffering from several severe…

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  • Anthony Ray Hinton Discusses Wrongful Imprisonment
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    The Sun Does Shine

    Anthony Ray Hinton discusses his wrongful imprisonment, spending nearly 30 years on death row before being released in 2015. He is interviewed by Bryan Stevenson.

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  • Presidents Task Force Hearing on Community Policing
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    Future of Community Policing

    Criminology scholars, former justice department officials, and current law officials examined ways to foster greater trust between local law enforcement and the communities they serve and protect. Task…

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  • Presidents Task Force on 21st Century Policing Part 3
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    President's Task Force on 21st Century Policing, Part 3

    Law enforcement officers talked about ways to promote effective crime reduction and build public trust of law enforcement. Topics included assaults on officers, issues within the criminal justice…

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  • Presidents Task Force on 21st Century Policing Part 6
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    President's Task Force on 21st Century Policing, Part 6

    Members of the President’s Task Force on 21st Century Policing delivered closing remarks at their first public hearing. They also responded to questions from members of the audience. The…

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  • Presidential Task Force Hearing on 21st Century Policing
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    President's Task Force on 21st Century Policing, Part 1

    Community leaders talked about ways to promote effective crime reduction and build public trust of law enforcement. They spoke at the first meeting of the President’s Task Force on 21st…

    2,726 views
  • Interview with Bryan Stevenson
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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…

    1,561 views
  • HUD Secretary Julian Castro News Conference
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    Secretary Julian Castro on Housing Policy Priorities

    Secretary Julian Castro briefed reporters on the state of housing and the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s plans for 2015. Secretary Castro told an audience that “access to credit…

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  • Presidents Task Force on 21st Century Policing Part 5
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    President's Task Force on 21st Century Policing, Part 5

    The mayors of Baltimore, Philadelphia, and Sacramento talked about ways to promote effective crime reduction and to build public trust of law enforcement. They spoke at the first meeting of the…

    654 views
  • Sister Helen Prejean and Bryan Stevenson on the Death Penalty
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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 with Sister Helen…

    2,052 views
  • Overhauling the Federal Criminal Code
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    Federal Criminal Code

    Legal academics and advocates testified on criminal penalties. They appeared before the House Judiciary Committee Over-Criminalization Task Force, created in 2013 to assess current statutes…

    1,463 views
  • Developing a Civil Rights Agenda
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    Developing a Civil Rights Agenda

    Participants talked about the Democratic Party civil rights agenda as it related to legal issues and the justice system. Among the topics they addressed were racial profiling, the death…

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  • DNA Testing and the Death Penalty
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    DNA Testing and the Death Penalty

    Witnesses testified about two competing bills designed to ensure the accuracy of convictions in which the death penalty was imposed. The proposed legislation focused on the use of DNA tests…

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  • The Death Penalty and Race
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    The Death Penalty and Race

    Members of Congress talked about a link between the death penalty and race. They discussed their opinions on the matter and steps the federal government might take to study the problem.…

    801 views
  • Abolishing Capital Punishment
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    Abolishing Capital Punishment

    Various opponents of capital punishment paid tribute to Justice Brennan for his opposition to it and talked about the importance of abolishing the death penalty because it is inhumane and…

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  • Racial Issues and the Justice System
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    Racial Issues and the Justice System

    Participants discussed the role of race in the American judicial system and their experiences with racism. They recommended methods that might be used to correct these inequalities and…

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