On this week’s episode of Stay Tuned, Preet answers your questions about:
What laws can be passed to help end America’s gun violence problem
The Supreme Court’s seminal Second Amendment decision in District of Columbia v. Heller
Whether proof of an underlying crime is needed to bring an obstruction of justice case
Foreign policy considerations in prosecutions of foreigners in the U.S.
David Miliband, the former British Secretary of State and the president of the International Rescue Committee (IRC), joins Preet for a wide-ranging conversation about the Boris Johnson’s election as the U.K.’s Prime Minister, Brexit, and the IRC’s work on behalf of refugees and displaced persons.
Bonus clips from the interview are available for members of the CAFE Insider community.
You can listen to today’s episode on the player of your choice or here.
REFERENCES & SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIAL
District of Columbia v. Heller (2008), Oyez
“90 percent of Americans want expanded background checks on guns. Why isn’t this a political slam dunk?” Washington Post, 04/03/2013
‘Red Flag’ Gun Control Bills Pick Up Momentum With G.O.P. in Congress,” New York Times, 08/06/2019
“How Gun Control Groups Are Catching Up to the NRA,” NYT, 08/04/2019
OBSTRUCTION OF JUSTICE
“Barr is wrong: Obstruction of justice doesn’t require another underlying crime,” Washington Post, 03/26/2019
Operation Ghost Stories (Russian Spy Case), FBI Website
INTERNATIONAL RESCUE COMMITTEE (IRC)
International Rescue Committee, an overview
“Albert Einstein and the birth of the International Rescue Committee,” IRC, 03/14/2015
“David Miliband of International Rescue Committee: ‘The Devil Can’t Have Best Tunes’,” NYT, 04/18/2019
“Boris Johnson: What’s his track record?” BBC News, 07/23/2019
“Boris Johnson ‘determined to deliver’ Brexit referendum claim with £1.8bn NHS pledge,” ITV, 08/04/2019
“New Members Flood U.K.’s Conservatives, Yanking the Party Right,” NYT, 07/19/2019
Rules for Debates in the UK Parliament
DIPLOMACY / UK AMBASSADOR RESIGNS
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