Episode airs June 12, 2008 at 9:00 AM
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled today that detainees held at Guantanamo Bay have the right to appeal to federal courts. We discuss the ruling in the first half hour. In the second half hour, we talk with singer-songwriter Billy Bragg. Described by the Times of London newspaper as “a national treasure,” Bragg has been writing songs against injustice — both political and romantic — for more than two decades. He joins us to talk about his 11th album, “Mr. Love and Justice.” He performed last night at San Francisco’s Fillmore.
Billy Bragg, singer-songwriter whose most recent album is "Mr. Love and Justice" (second half hour)
Adam Liptak , Supreme Court reporter for the New York Times (first half hour)
Derek Shaffer , executive director of the Stanford Constitutional Law Center (first half hour)