Closer Look: A Conversation On The Impact Of Proposed Cuts To Georgia’s Public Defender System; UC Irvine Law Professor Talks New Book, ‘Election Meltdown’

Jonathan Rapping, founder and president of Gideon's Promise, joins “Closer Look with Rose Scott” to continue our series of conversations examining Gov. Brian Kemp’s anti-gang legislation.
Jonathan Rapping, founder and president of Gideon's Promise, joins “Closer Look with Rose Scott” to continue our series of conversations examining Gov. Brian Kemp’s anti-gang legislation.
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Tuesday, February 18, 2020 on “Closer Look with Rose Scott:”

  • 00:00: Rose Scott gives a news brief with an update on the weather forecast in metro Atlanta.
University of California at Irvine Law Professor Richard Hasen
University of California at Irvine Law Professor Richard Hasen joins “Closer Look with Rose Scott” live, in studio to discuss his new book, “Election Meltdown: Dirty Tricks, Distrust, and the Threat to American Democracy.” (Photo credit: LaShawn Hudson)
  • And in other news, Fulton County is holding mock elections today
  • 01:40: University of California at Irvine Law Professor Richard Hasen joins “Closer Look with Rose Scott” live, in-studio to discuss his new book, “Election Meltdown: Dirty Tricks, Distrust, and the Threat to American Democracy,” in light of the upcoming presidential primary elections in Georgia and nationwide. Feb. 18, at 7 p.m., Hasen will be at The Carter Center Presidential Library for a lecture and book signing.
  • 37:00: How could proposed budget cuts impact the state’s public defender system? Today, we continue our series of conversations examining Governor Kemp’s anti-gang legislation with a conversation with Jonathan Rapping, founder & president of Gideon’s Promise.

Closer Look is produced by Candace Wheeler, Grace Walker and LaShawn Hudson.