law

February 17, 2014
Thurgood Marshall

Larry Gibson on ‘Young Thurgood: The Making of a Supreme Court Justice’

February 17, 2014 - Hour 1 - Larry S. Gibson, law professor from the University of Maryland Carey School of Law and noted political strategist will discuss his book Young Thurgood: The Making of a Supreme Court Justice. Gibson's book focuses on the early life of the civil rights icon.
September 30, 2013
Maryland State House

MD Court of Appeals Ensures Poor Suspects Have Counsel At First Bail Hearing

September 30, 2013 - Segment 2 - Doug Colbert, University of Maryland Carey School of Law Professor, and Maryland State Senator Brian Frosh, discuss an important Maryland Court of Appeals decision mandating that poor suspects have access to counsel at all bail hearings.
August 1, 2013
Alafair Burke

Alafair Burke: Jury Instruction & The Zimmerman Verdict

August 1, 2013 - Segment 4 - We close the show with a commentary on Trayvon Martin and the George Zimmerman trial from Alafair Burke, who argues that the way in which the judge gave the jury instructions influenced the verdict.
April 11, 2013
Michael Higginbotham

Ghosts of Jim Crow: Ending Racism In Post-Racial America

April 11, 2013 - Hour 1 - Michael Higginbotham joins us to speak about his latest book, Ghosts of Jim Crow: Ending Racism in Post-Racial America. The book explores how laws and systemic prejudice have maintained racial hierarchy and separation, both historically and today.