Michael Pinard, professor at the University of Maryland School of Law, reflects on issues of race and criminal justice, noting the approach of one year since the shooting death of Michael Brown by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri.
Michael Brown died August 9, 2014, after being shot by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri.
Today's guest is Becky Lundberg Witt, an attorney for the Community Law Center who serves as a watchdog of the Baltimore City Liquor Board. She chronicles the board's weekly meetings for the blog Booze News. Governor Larry Hogan recently appointed two new members of the three-member board, and Witt will share her observations about the transition.
As technology advances and automation increases, how imminent is the threat of a jobless future? Author Martin Ford joins us to discuss his book, “Rise of the Robots,” in which he envisions a world where even “good jobs,” like paralegals and physicians can be made obsolete by robots and smart software.
From needle exchanges to diabetes to the aging brain, a look at research out of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, one of the busiest places in Baltimore. Can mentoring young people help you stay sharp as you enter your 70s and 80s? A new study by Michelle Carlson might make you want to take up volunteering today. Plus, at a time when more cases of diabetes are being diagnosed, just one in three Americans has their problem under control. Why is that such a challenge? Elizabeth Selvin has the answers.