Lisa Bloom http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/22677/all en MSNBC's Bloom Complains Prosecutors Did Not 'Have the Guts to Talk About Race' http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/msnbcs-bloom-complains-prosecutors-did-not-have-guts-talk-about-race <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/brad-wilmouth">Brad Wilmouth</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><img style="float: right;" src="http://www.mrc.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium_280_x_158/images/2013-07-12-MSNBC-PN-Bloom.JPG" alt="Media Research Center" title="Media Research Center" class="imagecache-medium_280_x_158" />On Friday's <em>PoliticsNation</em>, MSNBC legal analyst Lisa Bloom complained that prosecutors did not "have the guts" to make an issue of race in trying to convict George Zimmerman. She began:</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/msnbcs-bloom-complains-prosecutors-did-not-have-guts-talk-about-race" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Politics George Zimmernan Lisa Bloom MSNBC PoliticsNation Trayvon Martin Mon, 15 Jul 2013 19:41:50 +0000 44020 at http://www.mrc.org NBC Legal Analyst Heralds 'Sweeping Historic Decision for Gay Rights'; Praises 'Pro-Civil Rights Bloc' of Liberal Justices http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/nbc-legal-analyst-heralds-sweeping-historic-decision-gay-rights-praises-pro-civil-rights- <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/kyle-drennen">Kyle Drennen</a> </div> </div> </div> <p> During live coverage of the Supreme Court's gay marriage rulings on Wednesday, NBC legal analyst Lisa Bloom could barely contain her enthusiasm at the decisions overturning the Defense of Marriage Act and Proposition 8: <strong>"There is no question that this is a sweeping historic decision for gay rights....</strong>I think this is only the beginning, by the way.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/nbc-legal-analyst-heralds-sweeping-historic-decision-gay-rights-praises-pro-civil-rights-" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division DOMA Gay Marriage Lisa Bloom NBC Proposition 8 Supreme Court Wed, 26 Jun 2013 20:23:46 +0000 kyle.drennen 43900 at http://www.mrc.org NBC Host and Legal Analyst Fret Over Boston Bomber Not Getting Mirandized http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/nbc-host-and-legal-analyst-fret-over-boston-bomber-not-getting-mirandized <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/kyle-drennen">Kyle Drennen</a> </div> </div> </div> <p> On Monday's NBC <em>Today</em>, co-host Savannah Guthrie and legal analyst Lisa Bloom worried about Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev not yet being read his Miranda rights after being taken into custody on Friday, with Guthrie arguing: <strong>"...officials are citing what's known as the public safety exception....As time passes, does the justification for that exception grow weaker?</strong></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/nbc-host-and-legal-analyst-fret-over-boston-bomber-not-getting-mirandized" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Boston Marathon Bombing Lisa Bloom miranda rights NBC Savannah Guthrie Terrorism Today Mon, 22 Apr 2013 16:47:00 +0000 kyle.drennen 43263 at http://www.mrc.org CNN Asks If Bush Officials Should Be Tried for War Crimes http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/cnn-asks-if-bush-officials-should-be-tried-war-crimes <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/matt-hadro">Matt Hadro</a> </div> </div> </div> <p> <img src="/sites/default/files/uploads/2013-03-19-CNN-Bloom-WarCrimes.JPG" style="float: right; margin: 3px;" height="135" width="240" />A CNN headline during Tuesday's 11 a.m. hour of <em>Newsroom</em> asked, "<strong>Should Bush officials be tried for war crimes?</strong>" CNN legal analyst Lisa Bloom argued that the U.S. should submit to the jurisdiction of the International Criminal Court for the mass murder of Iraqis that far exceeded the 9/11 atrocities.<br /> </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/cnn-asks-if-bush-officials-should-be-tried-war-crimes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Ashleigh Banfield CNN George W. Bush Iraq War Lisa Bloom Tue, 19 Mar 2013 22:40:54 +0000 matt.hadro 42966 at http://www.mrc.org