Jan Miyasaki speaks with Margorie Cohn, emerita professor of law at the Thomas Jefferson School of Law, San Diego, California, and a former president of the National Lawyers Guild, on the eve of a Democratic filibuster over the nomination of Neil Gorsuch as Supreme Court Justice.
WORT FM producer Alejandro Alonso Galva catches up with Ed Pilkington, reporter from The Guardian’s US office. Their newly-published story revealed secret documents and emails collected by prosecutors during the “John Doe” probe in Wisconsin. The documents show coordination between Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker, his campaign, and 501(c)4 group Club for Growth — and detail […]
How will the SCOTUS disparate impact case affect housing? What does the Glossip vs. Gross decision say about the death penalty status in the U.S.? Today host Carousel Bayrd discusses these Supreme Court cases with Matt Cherry, the executive director of Death Penalty Focus, and members of the Fair Housing Council Erika Sanders and Kori Schneider Peragine.
This Week on Mel & Floyd: Elvis in Dubuque, Marrying My Dog, Nixon Loaded, 15 stripes yer out!, Fireworks in my Carry-on, Fourth of July in Denmark and extra napkins!
Gay marriage is legal nationwide, now what? The fate of Obergefell v. Hodges may have been decided last Friday, but the struggle for the LGBTQ community is far from over.
Do you know what Friday’s Marriage Equality decision says? Will some states try to override this ruling? What does this mean moving forward? Today host Carousel Bayrd discussed the SCOTUS case with ACLU Legal Director Larry Dupuis and UW Law School Professor Gwendolyn Leachman. Check out today’s edition of A Public Affair to hear more.