Cops & Courts

11:58pm

Wed December 31, 2014
Cops & Courts

Your Call: Can individual stories help create a more merciful justice system?

On January 1st,  2015 edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation with Bryan Stevenson, author of “Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption” and founder of the Equal Justice Initiative. One in every 15 people in the United States is expected to go to jail or prison, and for  black men, the number increases to one in three. How can we generate empathy both for people who have committed crimes and compassion for victims? It’s Your Call, with Rose Aguilar, and you.

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12:44am

Mon December 29, 2014
Cops & Courts

Remembering the Millions March

Demonstrators amass at Lake Merritt
Darren Miller

On December 13th, thousands of people came together in Oakland as part of a national movement against police brutality. KALW producer Daniel Moore and photographer Darren Miller were there and made this audio slideshow to recognize the event.

12:00am

Tue December 23, 2014
Cops & Courts

Your Call: How do you re-enter society after prison?

  On the December 23rd, 2014 edition of Your Call, we'll hear stories of people who turned their lives around after over a decade in prison or jail.  Two thirds of people released from California's prison system will return within 3 years. What obstacles prevent people from getting out and staying out?  How does incarceration impact families, especially children?  What kind of support do formerly incarcerated adults want?  It's Your Call, with Rose Aguilar, and you.  

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5:01pm

Mon December 15, 2014
Cops & Courts

One night gone wrong

San Quentin Prison
Nigel Poor

KALW has partnered with radio producers inside California's oldest prison to bring you the award-winning San Quentin Prison Report, a series of stories focusing on the experiences of these men, written and produced by those living inside the prison's walls.

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10:26am

Fri December 12, 2014
Cops & Courts

Cannabis News Roundup: 12.12.14

transmitdistort

Court favors dispensaries over US Attorney… OK for native tribes to grow cannabis… Emerald Cup this weekend… Pot plant not acceptable as Christmas tree… and more

LEGALIZATION

Close to half of US population lives in states with legal marijuana dispensaries // mmjbusinessdaily.com   That figure has more than doubled since 2011.

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