FROM Kevin R. Johnson
Arizona Immigration Law Likely to Face Legal Challenges Arizona's Republican Governor Jan Brewer signed a state immigration law saying that the federal government has failed to stop the flow of drugs and undocumented workers across the Mexican border. Opposition has been building from the White House and Capitol Hill to neighboring states and Mexico City. Today, Attorney General Eric Holder says the federal government may challenge that law. Kevin Johnson, Dean of the University of California Law School and a professor of immigration law, has more on the story.
Who's to blame for the opioid crisis? Some of the lawyers who took on Big Tobacco are now going after Big Pharma. It’s all about the deadly epidemic of opioid use. Are the drug companies to blame? What about the users? Later, on today’s Talking Point: making sense of Britain’s upset election.
Trump's new look at civil rights and global warming President Trump is reportedly ready to pull the US out of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change. We look at the possible consequences. On the second half of the program, we hear about cuts in Obama-Era civil rights programs called for by the Trump Administration's first budget plan.