Friday, Nov. 4, 2005
Summary Judgment: Chicken Little, Jarhead, I Love Your Work
Mark Jordan Legan offers a roundup of what movie critics are saying about the weekend's new film releases: Chicken Little, Jarhead, and I Love Your Work. Listen to the segment.
Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2005
Frame Game: Politics and Catholic Judges
If confirmed, Supreme Court nominee Samuel Alito will become the fifth Roman Catholic currently serving on the high court. Noah Adams speaks with Will Saletan about what the predominance of Catholic justices says about the presidents who choose them, and the politics that lead to their nominations. Listen to the segment.
Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2005
Jurisprudence: Alito's Hot-Button Issues
Dahlia Lithwick talks with Noah Adams about some of the issues that Judge Samuel Alito will be compelled to address during his confirmation hearings. Some hot-button issues include his judicial approach to cases involving abortion, the separation of church and state, and racial discrimination. Listen to the segment.
Moneybox: Bush's Tax Code Overhaul
Noah Adams speaks with Daniel Gross about a Bush administration proposal to overhaul the tax code—a plan that includes changes to the popular mortgage interest deduction. Listen to the segment.
Monday, Oct. 31, 2005
Jurisprudence: Bush Tries Again with "Scalito"
President George Bush on Monday nominated Judge Samuel Alito, with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit, to replace retiring Justice Sandra Day O'Connor. Noah Adams speaks with Dahlia Lithwick about Alito, who's sometimes called "Scalito" because he has similar conservative judicial philosophy to that of Justice Antonin Scalia. Listen to the segment.