Can We Talk: Media and Communications

In this excerpt from the Can We Talk: Media and Communications breakout session, participants ask a broad range of questions from “Is media programming politically bias?” to “Is Sesame Street good for kids?”

WATCH THE DEBATE: THE OBAMA ADMINISTRATION MOVES TO ALLOW FOR LATITUDE IN PRE-MIRANDA INTERROGATIONS, BUT IS THIS MOVE CONSTITUTIONAL?

Here, in the 2011 Peter Jennings Project moot court, two eminent Supreme Court attorneys argue whether Miranda doctrine should be changed to allow terror suspects to be interrogated without first being informed of their rights Last week, the Obama Administration announced a dramatic switch on the procedures law enforcement personnel should follow when interrogating “operational […]

The Advent of “Maternity Tourism”

OFFICIALS CLOSE A CALIFORNIA HOME THAT BIRTHED “AMERICAN CITIZENS” TO ASIAN WOMEN VISITING THE US; AN ISOLATED INSTANCE OR A NEW TREND? Today’s New York Times features a story about a makeshift maternity home in San Gabriel, CA, twenty miles from Los Angeles. For fees ranging into thousands of dollars, the home offered well-to-do women […]