Cops & Courts http://kalw.org en Your Call: What’s the legacy of the drug war? http://kalw.org/post/your-call-what-s-legacy-drug-war <p class="p1"><span class="s1">On today's Your Call, we’ll revisit Rose Aguilar’s conversation with Eugene Jarecki, filmmaker behind the documentary, The House I Live In, which “captures heart-wrenching stories from individuals at all levels of America’s War on Drugs.”&nbsp; The drug war has lasted 40 years, cost 1 trillion dollars, and led to over 45 million arrests.&nbsp; But what has it accomplished?&nbsp; Join the conversation on the next Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.</span></p><p class="p1"><strong><span class="s1">Guest:</span></strong></p> Wed, 09 Jul 2014 07:00:00 +0000 Ali Budner 46293 at http://kalw.org Your Call: What’s the legacy of the drug war? Double Charged: Youth Radio Reporters on their Series About the True Cost of Juvenile Justice http://kalw.org/post/double-charged-youth-radio-reporters-their-series-about-true-cost-juvenile-justice <p></p><p>For the past year, Youth Radio's Sayre&nbsp;Quevedo and Myles Bess have been investigating the true cost of the U.S. juvenile justice system for a series called Double Charged. They focused their reporting on California, which has the largest overall population of incarcerated youth in the country.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 08 Jul 2014 00:54:20 +0000 News Producer 46228 at http://kalw.org Double Charged: Youth Radio Reporters on their Series About the True Cost of Juvenile Justice Double Charged: The True Co$t of Juvenille Justice http://kalw.org/post/double-charged-true-cot-juvenille-justice <p></p><p style="margin-bottom: 0px; line-height: normal; font-family: Times;">Standing in the hallway outside a hearing room at the Alameda County Juvenile Justice Center, you see benches filled with teenagers and their families–waiting to appear in court– many dressed up in button down shirts and ties, looking their Sunday best. A lot of moms, too, and little brothers and sisters who’d clearly rather be elsewhere.</p> Mon, 07 Jul 2014 23:54:28 +0000 Myles Bess 46221 at http://kalw.org Double Charged: The True Co$t of Juvenille Justice Double Charged: Restitution http://kalw.org/post/double-charged-restitution <p></p><p style="margin-bottom: 0px; font-size: 10px; line-height: normal; font-family: Georgia; color: rgb(66, 66, 66);">Ricky Brum stood with one of my producers in an alleyway behind a furniture store in Manteca, California, and to be honest, it was a little awkward. He didn't&nbsp;really want to be there. Last February Brum set some cardboard boxes on fire just a few feet away.</p> Mon, 07 Jul 2014 23:39:37 +0000 Sayre Quevedo 46219 at http://kalw.org Double Charged: Restitution Double Charged: Teens on House Arrest With GPS http://kalw.org/post/double-charged-teens-house-arrest-gps <p></p><p style="margin-bottom: 0px; line-height: normal; font-family: Times;">Seventeen-year-old Elisa Morris-Jackson is sitting on the couch in sweatpants and a hoodie. It’s seven p.m. and she’s watching the TV show “Dancing With The Stars.” Seven p.m. each evening is also the time when about 130 other juvenile offenders in Alameda County, California are required to plug in and sit down for their mandatory two-hour battery charge.</p><p style="margin-bottom: 0px; line-height: normal; font-family: Times;">“I’m going to be so excited to get this thing off of me,” she said.</p> Mon, 07 Jul 2014 23:21:43 +0000 Sayre Quevedo 46220 at http://kalw.org Double Charged: Teens on House Arrest With GPS