PATT MORRISON SCHEDULE
Friday, January 15, 2010
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1:06 – 1:30
The constitutional take on marriage: Prop. 8 and the future of marriage rights
The first week of opening statements and testimony in the federal lawsuit against Proposition 8, the initiative that banned same-sex marriage in
Geoff Kors, executive director of Equality
Eugene Volokh, professor of free speech law, religious freedom law & church-state relations law at the UCLA School of Law
1:30 - 1:39
1:41 – 1:58:30
The fight for the First Amendment… right?
In November of 2009 former chief prosecutor at Guantanamo Bay, Col. Morris Davis was fired from his job at the Congressional Research Service at the Library of Congress after publishing an opinion piece admonishing the Obama administration’s decision to try some of the Guantanamo detainees in federal courts and others in military commission trials. Now the ACLU is involved and has filed a wrongful termination suit against the CRS for violating Col. Davis’ First Amendment right to free speech. Did
Col. Morris Davis, former Assistant Director in the Foreign Affairs, Defense and Trade Division of the Congressional Research Service at the Library of Congress and Chief Prosecutor at Guantanamo Bay from 2005 – 2008
2:06 – 2:30
Tuesday a bill seeking to legalize marijuana in
Steven Gutwillig (GUT-wil-lig), California State Director of the Drug Policy Alliance Network
John Lovell, Government Affairs Representative for the
2:30 – 2:49
Did you Reid what he said?
Periodically a book is released with shocking details about politicians in this country, prompting apologies and sometimes even resignations. Enter Harry Reid. In Mark Halperin’s new book "Game Change," he chronicles the 2008 campaign and election through information, anecdotes, and quotes. The Senate Majority Leader makes a comment that had many of his peers and voters, stunned. When talking about the
Mark Halperin, Editor-at-Large and Senior Political Analyst for TIME
2:49 - 2:58:30
The Wronged Man and the courageous woman
Julia Ormond stars in a new Lifetime original movie where she plays a paralegal struggling to overcome doubts about the culpability of a wrongfully accused man. Her role in the movie doesn’t stray too far from who Julia is in real life. She’s a supporter of The Innocence Project, a national litigation organization dedicated to exonerating wrongfully convicted people through DNA testing and reforming the criminal justice system. The British born actress also founded a non-profit organization which fights to stop slavery and end human trafficking. Patt sits down with actress and activist Julia Ormond about her upcoming movie and her other endeavors.
PATT: “The Wronged Man” will air on the Lifetime Movie Network on January 17 at 5 pm and again on January 18 at 5 pm, both times Pacific.
"The Coalition to Abolish Slavery and Trafficking has launched a month-long awareness campaign that will increase the knowledge and understanding of human trafficking in order to help abolish slavery in
events can be found at CAST's website, at www.castla.org."
Julia Ormond, actor and human rights activist. Her films include "Legends of the Fall" opposite Brad Pitt, "Sabrina" with Harrison Ford, and international pictures such as "Smilla's Sense of Snow" and "Resistance."
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