Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2005
Supreme Court Dispatch: Does ADA Apply Behind Bars?
The U.S. Supreme Court hears a case Wednesday that will determine whether the Americans With Disabilities Act, or ADA, applies to state prisons, jails, and other correctional facilities. Madeleine Brand talks with Dahlia Lithwick about the case and what it could mean for disabled prisoners. Listen to the segment.
Politics: GOP Losses in Off-Year Vote
Democrats won two hard-fought governorships of Virginia and New Jersey in Tuesday's off-year elections. In California, voters rejected eight ballot measures, including propositions backed by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger. But there was a key victory for the GOP—New Yorkers re-elected Mayor Michael Bloomberg. Madeleine Brand discusses the results of the vote with John Dickerson. Listen to the segment.
Monday, Nov. 7, 2005
Moneybox: Sam Alito, Financial Whiz
The search continues for insight into the views and legal philosophy of Supreme Court nominee Judge Samuel Alito. Alex Chadwick speaks with Henry Blodget about Alito's finances, and what they tell us about the man under the judge's robe. Listen to the segment.