Emily Bazelon appears in the following:
Tuesday, October 09, 2012
Emily Bazelon, senior editor and court watcher at Slate, previews the stakes of the affirmative action case before the Supreme Court--and takes your calls on how affirmative action has affected you.
Saturday, October 06, 2012
On this week’s episode of Gabfest Radio from Slate and WNYC, Political Gabfest panelists Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz are live at Town Hall in Seattle, where they welcome special guest Dan Savage They discuss the first presidential debate, which Mitt Romney was widely believed to have won, and what each party might do if it loses the White House in November.
Saturday, September 29, 2012
On this week’s episode of Gabfest Radio, Political Gabfest panelists discuss Mitt Romney’s challenges in heading into the presidential debates and Culture Gabfest panelists talk about the documentary Queen of Versailles.
Friday, September 28, 2012
The Supreme Court begins a new term Monday with a docket full of cases pertinent to the business community. This week, WNYC's Money Talking examines the business implications of the cases, as well as how the court's 5-4 conservative-liberal split will play out.
Saturday, September 22, 2012
On this week’s episode of Gabfest Radio from Slate and WNYC, Political Gabfest panelists discuss Mitt Romney’s comments about the 47% of Americans who don’t pay federal income taxes. On the Culture Gabfest, panelists talk about Paul Thomas Anderson’s new movie The Master.
Saturday, September 15, 2012
On this week’s episode of Gabfest Radio from Slate and WNYC, Political Gabfest panelists Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz discuss the turmoil in the Arab world. On the Culture Gabfest portion of the show, John Dickerson returns to talk about his great passion, Bob Dylan, who has a new album out.
Saturday, September 08, 2012
On this week’s episode of Gabfest Radio from Slate and WNYC, Political Gabfest panelists Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz discuss the Democratic National Convention, including speeches by Barack Obama, Michelle Obama, and Bill Clinton. They also debate whether either party convention will make a major difference in the overall campaign, and what impact Friday’s weak jobs report will have.
Friday, September 07, 2012
As the Democratic National Convention wrapped up last night with President Barack Obama accepting his Party's nomination, Ron Christie, Takeaway contributor and Republican strategist, and Emily Bazelon, senior editor at Slate and Truman Capote Law and Media fellow at Yale Law School, reflect on the DNC, and look ahead to November.
Saturday, September 01, 2012
On this week’s episode of Gabfest Radio, Political Gabfest panelists discuss the Republican National Convention, preview next week’s Democratic Convention, and assess what President Obama needs to do to recapture the excitement of 2008. On the Culture Gabfest, panelists discuss TLC’s hit reality show "Here Comes Honey Boo Boo," the new movie "Sleepwalk With Me," and the growing trend of public marriage proposals posted on YouTube.
Tuesday, February 28, 2012
Following up this morning's listener suggestion, Slate's Emily Bazelon and Jessie Klein, author of The Bully Society: School Shootings and the Crisis of Bullying in America’s Schools look at the links between bullying and violence, from school shootings to teen suicides. Are we too quick to assign motives?
Wednesday, February 22, 2012
Emily Bazelon, senior editor at Slate, discusses the proposed Virginia ultrasound law that would mandate performing ultrasounds on women seeking abortions, as well as the U.S. Supreme Court decision to hear the case on affirmative action in higher education, Fisher vs. University of Texas, and Montana's attempt to reverse the 2010 Citizens United ruling that allowed corporate political spending.
Wednesday, December 14, 2011
Monday, October 04, 2010
Thursday, July 22, 2010
The suicide of 15-year-old Phoebe Prince in January made international headlines and changed the way that Massachusetts schools view and prosecute bullying in schools. What was described by state District Attorney Elizabeth Scheibel, initially, as a “nearly three-month campaign” of “relentless” and “torturous” bullying, may in fact have been a more nuanced and complicated case with an emotionally disturbed teenager at its center.
Friday, July 16, 2010
Monday, May 10, 2010
Both Conservatives and liberals have their concerns about Supreme Court nominee, Elena Kagan. Senior editor for Slate, Emily Bazelon, explains that the left worries that she is too untested, while the right worries that she is too "gay friendly." This is based on a fight about the government's "Don't Ask Don't Tell" policy, when law schools didn't allow military recruiters to come to schools.
Wednesday, March 31, 2010
Bullying has long been a problem for school children and it seems that the level of violence is both increasing and spreading beyond the schoolyard on to the Internet. On Monday, charges for "unrelenting bullying" were filed against nine teenagers in the case of Phoebe Prince. The 15-year-old girl hanged herself in January after being tormented for months by other students at her high school. Two teenage boys were charged with statutory rape and a clique of girls were charged with stalking, criminal harassment and violating Phoebe's civil rights.