Supreme Court

June 26, 2013

Supreme Court Decision On Voting Rights

June 26, 2013 - Segment 1 - We discuss this week's Supreme Court decision striking down provisions of the Voting Rights Act with Ari Berman, Aderson Francois, and Michael Higginbotham.
May 22, 2013
Michael Moss' Salt Sugar Fat

Sound Bites: Arsenic In Our Chicken; Supreme Court’s Monsanto Ruling; Bay Oysters; and Salt Sugar Fat

May 22, 2013 - Hour 1 - This week on Sound Bites, we learn about a study measuring arsenic in the chicken we eat, seed giant Monsanto's victory in the Supreme Court, and oyster restoration projects in the Chesapeake Bay. Then, we talk to Michael Moss about his book on processed food and America's obesity crisis: Salt Sugar Fat: How the Food Giants Hooked Us.
March 18, 2013
Clarence Gideon - Anniversary of Gideon v. Wainwright

50th Anniversary of the Gideon v. Wainwright Decision

March 18, 2013 - Segment 3 - We mark the 50th anniversary of Gideon v. Wainwright, the Supreme Court decision that required state courts to provide counsel in criminal cases for defendants who are unable to afford attorneys with Doug Colbert, Law Professor at the University of Maryland Carey School of Law and others.
March 6, 2013
Monsanto in the Supreme Court, Roundup Ready seeds

Sound Bites: Monsanto In The Supreme Court; Plastic In Our Food; Visions For Transforming The Food System

March 6, 2013 - Hour 2 - It's a new episode of Sound Bites. We'll look at the Bowman vs. Monsanto case, recently heard in the Supreme Court, which addresses the question of who owns the rights to Monsanto's genetically engineered RoundUp Ready seeds, plastics in our food, and visions for transforming the food system.
March 5, 2013
Sherrlyn Ifill, NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund

Sherrilyn Ifill, In Defense Of The Voting Rights Act of 1965

March 5, 2013 - Segment 2 - We get an update on the Voting Rights Act of 1965 that is currently being challenged in the Supreme Court from Sherrilyn Ifill, President and Director-Counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund.
February 27, 2013
The Supreme Court hears the Voting Rights Act

Supreme Court Hears Voting Rights Act of 1965

February 27, 2013 - Segment 1 - We begin our show tonight with a look at the crucial debate taking place today in the U.S. Supreme Court, which could potentially strike down key parts of the Voting Rights Act of 1965.