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Kavanaugh Faces Senate for Supreme Court Confirmation Hearings

Kavanaugh Faces Senate for Supreme Court Confirmation Hearings

The ideological balance of the Supreme Court hangs on one man, waiting to give conservatives the edge.

The U.S. Government Has Denied Passports to Citizens Living on the Border, Placing Their Citizenship in Question

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The two Reuters journalists charged with obtaining state secrets in Myanmar were sentenced to seven 7 years in prison by a judge.

Chicago Police Officer Heads to Trial for Shooting Death of Laquan McDonald

Officer Jason Van Dyke is charged with murder for the 2014 shooting death of 17-year-old McDonald. 

The Supreme Court and the Cultural Battle Within America's Public Schools

In a new book, law professor Justin Driver argues that the Supreme Court has failed to protect the constitutional rights of public school students since the 1970s.

Guests: 

David Lat 

Byron Tau

Jennifer Correro

Steven Butler

Jennifer White

Justin Driver

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