Dale Carpenter

Professor of Law, University of Minnesota

Guest

Professor of Civil Rights and Civil Liberties Law at the University of Minnesota Law School

Dale Carpenter on KCRW

A judge in Massachusetts has set off a new round of debate over gay marriage.

Massachusetts Gay Marriage Ruling Could Have Repercussions

A judge in Massachusetts has set off a new round of debate over gay marriage.

from To the Point

In a federal court in San Francisco opening arguments began today in a  challenge  to California's  Proposition 8 , passed last year to make same-sex marriage illegal.

Proposition 8 Trial Gets Underway

In a federal court in San Francisco opening arguments began today in a challenge to California's Proposition 8 , passed last year to make same-sex marriage illegal.

from To the Point

In California last week, voters overturned a  state Supreme Court ruling  that same-sex marriage was a constitutional right.

A Political Awakening as Gay-Marriage Advocates Take to the Streets?

In California last week, voters overturned a state Supreme Court ruling that same-sex marriage was a constitutional right.

from To the Point

More from KCRW

Panelists discuss Democrat Raphael Warnock’s win of the Georgia Senate seat, the future of both parties as they look toward 2024 and Brittney Griner’s return from Russia.

from Left, Right & Center

Larry Gross, author of the LGBTQ civil rights treatise, “Up From Invisibility,” honors the achievement of the new same-sex marriage law with only feint appreciation for the president…

from Scheer Intelligence

As Congresswoman Karen Bass is officially announced as LA’s next mayor, the homelessness crisis here keeps growing, and Angelenos are losing trust in City Hall.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Mayor Karen Bass’s “Inside Safe” initiative has brought more than 100 unhoused people into shelters. But how fast permanent housing will materialize?

from Greater LA

Israel’s sharp turn to the extreme right has startled American Jews.

from Scheer Intelligence

The perfume industry is moving away from its commercial French roots to something a little more LA: more diverse, accessible, and artistic.

from Greater LA

Panelists discuss Kyrsten Sinema’s departure from the Democratic Party, what a plot to overthrow the government in Germany has in common with America’s far right and how social media…

from Left, Right & Center

Two refugees who escaped Nazi Germany on the Kindertransport meet for the first time since 1939, recounting stories of how they left Europe as children.

from Greater LA

Panelists discuss what to expect during the lame duck session, the future direction of both parties amid a split Congress, and what polls got wrong and right during the midterm…

from Left, Right & Center