Sarah Gonzales

Sarah Gonzales appears in the following:

Juror V. Racism: Tackling Discrimination in The Courtroom

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Racially-biased juries can have their decisions thrown out. One former prosecutor argues that we should turn individual jurors to send an important message about an unequal system.

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Brexit Stirs Anxiety About Irish Peace

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

With Great Britain’s divorce from the European Union, there is growing anxiety in Ireland that the border between North and South will once again be a point of division.

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Internet Privacy, A Hockey Victory Off the Ice, Race and The American Jury

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

On today's show: Selling online data; fair treatment for female hockey players; bias in the jury box. 

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Trump Targets Obama Era Climate Change Regulations

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

President Trump says his new executive order will bring back coal miner jobs, but economists aren't so sure. 

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Unreasonable Doubt? Clearing Up the Convoluted Language of Jury Instructions

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Jury instructions are critical to helping jurors understand fundamental concepts like reasonable doubt. How do we make the language of jury instructions more clear?

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Investigation Digs Into Paul Manafort's Real Estate Transactions

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Real estate and law enforcement experts say some of Trump's former campaign manager's transactions in New York City fit a pattern used in money laundering.

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Why Roger Stone Would Testify, What's Next for Brexit, Erasing the Clean Power Plan

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

On today's show: Roger Stone on going before the House Intelligence Committee; what happens after the U.K. triggers Article 50 tomorrow; the environment under President Trump.

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Using Big Data to Create a More Fair Jury

Monday, March 27, 2017

One expert says it’s time to tap into the vast world of big data to find out what prospective jurors read and listen to, and what beliefs they might bring into the courtroom. 

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What Counts as a 'Hate Crime' in 2017?

Monday, March 27, 2017

A look at the current state of hate crime laws, both on a state and federal level, and how these laws are changing under President Donald Trump.

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The Gorsuch Gamble, Historic Lies and Leaks, Justice and Juries in America

Monday, March 27, 2017

On today's show: Filibustering Neil Gorsuch's Supreme Court nomination; the Retro Report documentary team drops by; the new series, "Of Our Peers: Improving the Jury System in America."

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On Capitol Hill, Lawmakers Search for the Truth on Russia

Monday, March 20, 2017

FBI Director James Comey and NSA Head Michael Rogers are testifying before the House Intelligence Committee about alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 election.

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U.S. Strikes a Combative Tone With North Korea

Monday, March 20, 2017

When it comes to North Korea, "all options are on the table," Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said in Seoul on Friday. 

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Deportation Fears Present New Challenges for Domestic Violence Victims

Monday, March 20, 2017

Some say that the Trump Administration's aggressive deportation policy is stopping immigrant women who have been victims of domestic violence from going to the police in times of crisis.

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Russia Hearings on Capitol Hill, Flexibility in Higher-Ed, The New U.S.-North Korea Relationship

Monday, March 20, 2017

On today's show: Lawmakers search for the truth on Russian meddling in the U.S. election; how community colleges work with students; analyzing Sec. of State Rex Tillerson's trip to Asia.

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Trump Advisor Sebastian Gorka Accused of Having Nazi Ties

Friday, March 17, 2017

On Thursday, Sebastian Gorka, a deputy assistant and counterterrorism advisor to President Donald Trump, was accused of being a member of a Hungarian far-right Nazi group. 

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel Meets with President Trump

Friday, March 17, 2017

Today, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and President Donald Trump will hold their first in-person bilateral meeting since the election. Here's what you should expect. 

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Former EPA Head: Trump's Budget an 'All Out Assault' on the Environment

Friday, March 17, 2017

"This budget is literally and figuratively a scorched-earth budget," says Gina McCarthy, former head of the EPA. "It really represents an all out assault on clean air, water, and land."

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The Buzzworthy British TV Shows You Should Be Watching

Friday, March 17, 2017

Streaming platforms like Amazon, Netflix, and Hulu are helping to make British television programs popular again in the United States. Here are a few you should check out. 

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Films to Catch and Skip at the Box Office This Weekend

Friday, March 17, 2017

Reviews of the big new releases hitting the box office this weekend, including "Beauty and the Beast," "The Belko Experiment," and "Personal Shopper."

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Check Your 'Privilege'? Rethinking Our Relationship with a Powerful Word

Friday, March 17, 2017

Writer Phoebe Maltz Bovy says using the word "privilege" as an accusation against others is getting out of hand, and holds us back from important conversations about inequality.

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