Race and justice A recent report issued by the Sentencing Project shows how the war on drugs has expanded racial disparities in the criminal justice system. Midmorning looks at the effects those disparities have on communities of color in Minnesota and the rest of the nation.9:06 a.m.
Pamela Alexander: Former Hennepin County judge and current president of the Council on Crime and Justice.
Ryan King: Policy analyst with the Sentencing Project.
The unsettled questions on stem cells Midmorning addresses the ethical, policy, and legal issues surrounding stem cell science with a medical expert and a legal expert. Both have written books that take on questions about cloning, embryo use and ownership, and patents.10:06 a.m.
Russell Korobkin: Professor of law at the UCLA School of Law and senior fellow at the UCLA Center for Society and Genetics. He is the author of "Stem Cell Century."
Leo Furcht: Author of "The Stem Cell Dilemma" and head of the department of laboratory medicine and pathology at the University of Minnesota. He is also chair of the board for University of Minnesota physicians.