Law

RSS Feed
WAMU 88.5

Campaign Finance Reform Bill Moves Forward In D.C. Council

A campaign finance reform bill that would limit how much and what types of money make it into D.C. campaigns is moving forward.
WAMU 88.5

Veterans Treatment Courts

A new court program offers a way to keep troubled veterans out of jail and get them the help they need for drug abuse and other addictions. How Veterans Treatment Courts are making a difference in the lives of returning soldiers.

WAMU 88.5

"The Investigator": A Real-Life Private Eye Tale In D.C.

Terry Lenzner is an investigative lawyer whose career extends from the "Mississippi Burning" trial of the Civil Rights era all the way to the Clinton impeachment scandal. He joins Kojo to reflect on his work both as a private and public investigator and to explore what he's learned about Washington, how it works and how it can be fixed.

WAMU 88.5

Virginia Officers To Receive Mental Health Training

Through a Medicaid fraud settlement, Virginia law enforcement now have new funds for training officers to work with those who have mental health issues.

WAMU 88.5

Challenge To Virginia Abortion Regulations Goes Forward

The strict abortion regulations recently implemented in Virginia have been subject to a challenge in an Arlington court, and it could have consequences for the gubernatorial election.

WAMU 88.5

Getting Treatment For Mental Illness

The modern history of treating mental illness in America: Why the U.S. fails to meet the needs of so many people suffering from mental illness and what can be done about it.

WAMU 88.5

Alexandria Sets Hearing To Consider Eminent Domain For Boat Club Parking Lot

Lawmakers in Alexandria have set a date for a public hearing where they will consider the use of eminent domain to take a parking lot owned by the Old Dominion Boat Club.

WAMU 88.5

Suing The U.N. Over Cholera In Haiti

Advocates for Haitians killed or sickened by a deadly cholera epidemic are taking the unprecedented step of suing the United Nations, saying U.N. peacekeepers introduced the disease.

WAMU 88.5

Maryland Gun Dealer Believes Assault Ban Has Plenty Of Holes

Some Maryland gun dealers say the state's new gun ban will not be effective in preventing mass shootings.

WAMU 88.5

Possible Repercussions Of A U.S. Debt Default At Home And Abroad

World leaders, bankers and political strategists warn of short and long term repercussions if Congress fails to raise the debt limit. Understanding the risks of a U.S. default at home and abroad.

Pages