From an undocumented child to a federal judge, Manuel Barbosa joins us to discuss his own incredible migrant story he recounts in his autobiographical new book, The Littlest Wetback.
"Rethinking the War on Drugs" & Scientific Chicago with Rabiah Mayas
We share what some of you had to say about our conversations with Judge Diane Wood and Rabiah Mayas when we read some of your viewer feedback.
Has the War on Drugs failed? Diane Wood, the Chief Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit, will discuss the topic at the "Rethinking the War on Drugs" Symposium on Feb. 20-21 in Chicago. She joins us to talk about the issue. Read an interview with another participant in the event, Angela Caputo of The Chicago Reporter.
Judge Ruben Castillo has been appointed the new Chief Judge of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. Carol Marin goes one-on-one with the first Hispanic Chief Judge to hold this position. Read an interview with outgoing Chief Judge James Holderman.
She was the woman behind Bush v. Gore and several landmark cases on the Supreme Court. We go one-on-one with retired Justice Sandra Day O'Connor.
The defense for Daley nephew Richard Vanecko is furious as the judge on the case steps aside, citing ties to former Mayor Daley. Our Carol Marin has the latest on this explosive case.
Former Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich was sentenced to 14 years in prison. We have all the details from the courtroom, as well as analysis from Blagojevich's own defense team, a former federal judge and others about the punishment.