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Serial's Hard Lessons About Criminal Justice

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Today, "Serial" concludes its first season. While the story of Adnan Syed has captivated millions of listeners, it's also exposed flaws in the American criminal justice system. 

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The Takeaway

The Takeaway Weekender: Inside the CIA Torture Report

Saturday, December 13, 2014

Welcome to The Takeaway Weekender! 

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The Takeaway

KSM's Defense Has Questions For VP Cheney

Thursday, December 11, 2014

In light of the Senate report on CIA torture, Khalid Sheikh Mohammed's lead defense attorney describes what questions he would ask former V.P. Dick Cheney if he took the stand at Gitmo.

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The Takeaway

Torture Report: Past Mistakes & Future Prosecutions?

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

The CIA went out of is way to lie to the White House and Congress about the intelligence derived from torture, and the level of violence inflicted on detainees, among other things.

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The Takeaway

Today's Takeaways: Torture & The Law - Justifying the Unjustifiable

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

The Takeaway explores the Senate's report on CIA torture.

The Takeaway

How to Rebuild Police-Community Trust

Monday, December 08, 2014

Philadelphia Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey, leader of President Obama's 21st Century Task Force on Policing, explains how we can rebuild community trust.

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The Takeaway

Today's Takeaways: A Raid Gone Wrong, Rebuilding Trust, and Music in The Digital Age

Monday, December 08, 2014

The Takeaway explores a U.S raid that led to the death of an American journalist, how police can rebuild trust with communities, and how to make money off of music in the digital age.

The Takeaway

Today's Takeaways: Race and Criminal Justice, The Front Lines of the Ebola Crisis, and A New Gilded Age

Friday, December 05, 2014

The Takeaway explores racial justice in America, we have an update on the Ebola crisis in Liberia, and a look at economic recovery for average Americans.

The Takeaway

Today's Takeaways: Pregnancy Discrimination, Divorce on The Decline, and Christmas Tree Prices

Wednesday, December 03, 2014

The Takeaway explores a pregnancy discrimination before the Supreme Court, we look at the declining divorce rate, and the most wonderful time of the year for Christmas tree farmers.

The Takeaway

Mentally Ill Inmate Set to be Put to Death in Texas

Tuesday, December 02, 2014

On Wednesday at 6 P.M. central, a mentally ill Texas inmate is set to be put to death in a case that tests the legal justification for applying the death penalty to the mentally ill.

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The Takeaway

Today's Takeaways: Inequality on The Big Screen, The NFL and Ferguson, and Cancer, Family, and Faith

Tuesday, December 02, 2014

The Takeaway looks at Hollywood's focus on income inequality, we explore the NFL's connection to Ferguson, and one woman shares her struggle with breast cancer.

The Takeaway

How to Build Trust in the Justice System

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Thousands around the nation took to the streets to demand justice. What about our system needs to fundamentally change?

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The Takeaway

Is America Finally Taking Rape Seriously?

Friday, November 21, 2014

When Bill Cosby first faced rape allegations in 2005, they hardly tarnished his career. Now he's being dropped by networks. What's changed? 

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The Takeaway

Ferguson & Gov. Jay Nixon's Leadership Crisis

Thursday, November 20, 2014

State Senator Maria Chappelle-Nadal represents an area that includes Ferguson, Missouri. She says that Gov. Jay Nixon is mishandling the growing crisis at the center of his state.

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The Takeaway

Spotlight on Mississippi Prisons as Ex-Chief Indicted

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Christopher Epps was Mississippi's longest-serving corrections commissioner. He was recently indicted for accepting nearly $2 million in private prison bribes.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

America's Influential Trial Court and the Evolution of the Justice System

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

James Zirin discusses the history of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York and the important cases decided there.

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The Takeaway

Massey Energy CEO Indicted in Deadly Mine Disaster

Friday, November 14, 2014

In 2010, an explosion at the Upper Big Branch Coal Mine in West Virginia killed 29 miners. Now the CEO of the company that owned the mine has been indicted.

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The Takeaway

Obamacare Returns to the Supreme Court

Thursday, November 13, 2014

The Affordable Care Act will make its second appearance at the Supreme Court later this term, in a case that some say hinges on a drafting error in the law.

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The Takeaway

For Some in California, That Felony is Now a Misdemeanor

Monday, November 10, 2014

With the passage of Proposition 47, about 10,000 inmates serving time in California may now be eligible to apply for a shortened sentence.

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Radiolab

Jurisdiction

Wednesday, November 05, 2014

From 'real' hip-hop to the Supreme Court, two stories about very different boundaries and how we patrol them. 

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