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VIDEO: Colorado Inside Out

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 16:55
August 22, 2014.

VIDEO: Colorado Inside Out

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 16:00
August 15 show.

Libertarian criticism of police militarization

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 15:38
Kopel's arguments and research against the militarization of law enforcement. Washington Post. Aug. 14, 2014.

The dangerous and controversial speakers of 1900 at the University of Michigan Law School

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 15:38
Guest speakers at the University of Michigan in 1900 incited controversies--and a riot. Washington Post. Aug. 13, 2014.

Pro-gun Milwaukee Sheriff defeats challenge from Bloomberg

Wed, 08/13/2014 - 15:26
Bloomberg spending fails to unseat pro-gun Milwaukee Sheriff. Washington Post.

VIDEO: NRA News - Cam and Company

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 16:07
The ruling in Palmer v DC making licensed handgun carry legal in the District of Columbia.

Kopel fills in on the Dan Calis Show

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 16:07
710 KNUS. Aug. 6, 2014.

Independence Institute amicus brief in Dougco vouchers case

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 15:48
Amicus in support of the respondents.

Licensed handgun carry now legal in District of Columbia: Palmer v. DC

Tue, 07/29/2014 - 14:00
Effects of federal court decision allowing licensed handgun carry in D.C.

Amicus brief in support of petitioner, Zivotofsky v. Kerry case

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 16:06
Constitutional law professors submit brief in Jerusalem passport case.

A Fault Line in California

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 15:30
America's 1st Freedom. May 2014.

The Scam Artist

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 09:57
America's 1st Freedom. July 2014.

VIDEO: Colorado Inside Out, Time Machine 1964

Mon, 07/07/2014 - 12:17
Topics include Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s visit to Denver, Denver's newest police chief and the influx of government agencies relocating to Colorado.

Gore Vidal: The United States of Amnesia. Movie review

Wed, 06/18/2014 - 15:49
"Gore Vidal: United States of Amnesia" is a fine film for everyone who is interested in American intellectual history.

The missing 18 1/2 minutes: Presidential destruction of incriminating evidence

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 16:29
How Richard Nixon got away with destroying 18 1/2 minutes of taped evidence against him.

VIDEO: Colorado Inside Out

Wed, 06/11/2014 - 16:28
June 6, 2014

VIDEO: Colorado Inside Out

Wed, 06/04/2014 - 15:45
May 30, 2014

Emmy nomination: 1973 time machine episode of Colorado Inside Out

Mon, 06/02/2014 - 17:35
"Time machine" episode of Colorado Public TV roundtable program goes back to 1973.

The history of magazines holding 11 or more rounds: Amicus brief in 9th Circuit

Fri, 05/30/2014 - 15:29
Magazines holding more than 10 rounds have been common in America for over 150 years.

Brady Center lawsuit to use “smart” gun mandate to trigger handgun ban in New Jersey

Tue, 05/27/2014 - 15:31
NJ lawsuit on "smart" guns report would ban handgun sales.