The Criminal Docket
Episode Fourteen of NACDL's The Criminal Docket, Hosted by Ivan J. Dominguez

This week, we speak with George Washington University Law Professor Paul Butler about the Supreme Court’s decision on June 25 in Miller v. Alabama eliminating mandatory life without parole for juveniles. We also speak with Paul Larkin, senior legal research fellow at the Heritage Foundation, about the Court’s ruling on June 28 in U.S. v. Alvarez that the Stolen Valor Act, which made it a federal crime to lie about having received military decorations or medals, violates the First Amendment. Learn more about NACDL. Denise Tugade, production assistant. Music West Bank (Lezet) / CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 and Walkabout (Digital Primitives) / CC BY-NC-ND 3.0. Running time: 25m 09s.

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This week, NACDL Public Affairs & Communications Intern Denise Tugade reports on Tuesday’s historic, and long-overdue U.S. Senate hearing concerning solitary confinement. She also speaks with NACDL Associate Executive Director for Policy Kyle O’Dowd about the hearing, the future, and NACDL President Lisa Wayne’s letter on behalf of NACDL to Senator Dick Durbin, chair of the Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and Human Rights. Learn more about NACDL. Denise Tugade, production assistant. Music West Bank (Lezet) / CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 and Walkabout (Digital Primitives) / CC BY-NC-ND 3.0Running time: 20m 40s.

Direct download: CriminalDocketEpisode013.mp3
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This week, we sit down with NACDL's State Legislative Affairs Director Angelyn C. Frazer for an update on state criminal justice reform efforts and the activities of the NACDL's State Criminal Justice Network, or SCJN. Learn more about NACDL. Denise Tugade, production assistant. Music West Bank (Lezet) / CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 and Walkabout (Digital Primitives) / CC BY-NC-ND 3.0. Running time: 11m 11s.

Direct download: CriminalDocketEpisode012.mp3
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