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Rule of Law

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Senate Testimony Against Sentencing Reform
Steven Cook, an Assistant U.S. Attorney from Tennessee, testifies before a Senate committee about why sentencing reform is and has been a mistake.
October 19, 2015 : 6 min. 13 sec.

Senate Hearing on Sentencing Laws
Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates testifies before a Senate committee on the need to reform sentencing laws.
October 19, 2015 : 6 min. 2 sec.

CLIP: President Obama Remarks on Oregon College Shootings
President Obama made a statement on the mass shooting at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Oregon. Ten people are believed to have died and more than 20 were injured. The 26-year old male shooter also died in the attack. In his statement, President Obama called on the need for more gun control measures.
October 2, 2015 : 5 min. 57 sec.

CLIP: Texas 9th Grader Suspension
A discussion on the Texas ninth grader's suspension over a homemade clock he brought to school, and whether the actions of the school and the police were justified.
September 18, 2015 : 3 min. 32 sec.

Trailer: C-SPAN’s Landmark Cases Series
C-SPAN's Landmark Cases series will explore the human stories and constitutional dramas behind some of the most significant and frequently cited decisions in the Supreme Court’s history. This 12-part series delves into cases that represent some of the tipping points in our nation’s story and in our evolving understanding of rights in America. Produced in cooperation with the National Constitution Center, each 90 minute program will air on Monday nights at 9pm ET, beginning October 5, 2015.
September 15, 2015 : 2 min. 52 sec.

CLIP: Attorney General Loretta Lynch on Police Shootings
Attorney General Loretta Lynch condemns recent shootings of law enforcement officers, saying police "run into danger for us." She also speaks about recent mass shootings and the on-air killing of two journalists in Virginia.
September 3, 2015 : 4 min. 24 sec.

CLIP: Synthetic Drugs and Drug Policy
Karl Racine, Attorney General for Washington, D.C., talked about synthetic drug use in several major cities and the implications for law enforcement and public health.
August 21, 2015 : 9 min. 41 sec.

President Obama on Sentencing Reform
President Obama speaks about criminal justice reform in a speech before the NAACP. In this clip, he focuses on the growing population of non-violent offenders.
July 14, 2015 : 7 min. 4 sec.

CLIP: Supreme Court Ruling in Arizona Redistricting Case
David Wasserman explained the impact of the Supreme Court decision in Arizona State Legislature v. Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission and what it means for other states across the country.
July 6, 2015 : 12 min. 4 sec.

Criminal Justice Reform Overview
Adam Gelb, of the Pew Charitable Trust, provides some background on the problems and solutions in criminal justice reform.
July 1, 2015 : 8 min. 42 sec.
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