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Slate Political Gabfest

The "Can I Get Some of That Clinton Cash?" Edition

Friday, May 01, 2015

Emily Bazelon, David Plotz, and John Dickerson are joined by Ta-Nahisi Coates to discuss the situation in Baltimore following the death of a black man while in police custody. They also talk about recent Supreme Court arguments over marriage equality and

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Slate Political Gabfest

The "Can You Buy a President for $889,000,000?" Edition

Friday, January 30, 2015

Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz discuss the Koch Brothers' big bet on 2016, the Supreme Court's death penalty case, and the merits of Jonathan Chait's "Not a Very P.C. Thing to Say" piece.

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Life of the Law

One Reporter on California’s Death Row

Thursday, July 17, 2014

What do we really know about death row in California? When we don’t know we create, we imagine.

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Slate Political Gabfest

The Political Gabfest: The "Go Ahead, Search My OkCupid Profile" Edition

Friday, May 02, 2014

Slate's Political Gabfest, featuring John Dickerson, Emily Bazelon, and David Plotz. This week: Race and the NBA with guest Mike Pesca, a botched execution in Oklahoma, and the Supreme Court on searching cell phones.

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Life of the Law

Judging Steinbeck’s Lennie

Tuesday, September 03, 2013

In 2002, the Supreme Court ruled that it is unconstitutional to execute people with mental disabilities. But the Court left it up to individual states to define mentally disabled. After the Texas legislature failed to agree on a definition,

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The New Yorker: Out Loud

David Grann on Cameron Todd Willingham

Tuesday, September 01, 2009

David Grann talks about Cameron Todd Willingham.

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On Being

Debbie Morris, Helen Prejean, and Elie Spitz — Reflections on the Death Penalty in America [remix]

Thursday, April 14, 2005

The American public supports the principle of capital punishment, but there is a growing consensus among Jewish and Christian thinkers — across traditional liberal/conservative lines — that it should be abolished in this country or suspended while the sys

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