Cops & Courts

12:00am

Mon May 23, 2011
Cops & Courts

Criminal Justice Conversations with David Onek: Jeffrey Rosen, Santa Clara County District Attorney

Jeffrey Rosen and David Onek

In Episode #24, Santa Clara County District Attorney Jeffrey Rosen discusses creating a Conviction Integrity Unit to investigate past cases with alleged misconduct and provide training to prevent future misconduct, his new policy on medical marijuana dispensaries, the importance of transparency in officer-involved shooting investigations, and more.

Jeffrey Rosen Interview Highlights:

Rosen on Creating a Conviction Integrity Unit:

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12:00am

Thu April 28, 2011
Cops & Courts

Criminal Justice Conversations with David Onek: Sujatha Baliga, Community Justice Works

Sujata Baliga and David Onek

In Episode #23, Program Director at Community Justice Works Sujata Baliga discusses her innovative restorative justice work in the Alameda County juvenile justice system, how she got strong buy-in from law enforcement for restorative justice programming, her own personal history as a survivor of crime and her experience sharing her story with people serving time for violent offenses, and more.

Sujata Baliga Interview Highlights

Baliga on How Restorative Justice Differs from the Traditional Justice System:

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8:00am

Mon March 28, 2011
City Visions: March 28, 2011

Gang Injunctions: Are They Working? If So, At What Cost?

Host: Joseph Pace

Producer: Yumi Wilson

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12:00am

Wed March 23, 2011
Cops & Courts

Criminal Justice Conversations with David Onek: Patricia Caruso, Michigan Department of Corrections

Patricia Caruso

In Episode #22, Former Director of the Michigan Department of Corrections Patricia Caruso discusses how Michigan reduced its prison population and reduced recidivism through a “Justice Reinvestment” strategy, why corrections officials should care about what happens when people leave prison, Michigan’s innovative reentry initiative, lessons other states can take from the Michigan experience, and more.

Patricia Caruso Interview Highlights

Caruso on the Culture Change in How Wardens See Their Role:

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12:00am

Fri February 18, 2011
Cops & Courts

Criminal Justice Conversations with David Onek: Michael Romano, Stanford Three Strikes Project

Michael Romano and David Onek

In Episode #21, Co-Founder of the Stanford Three Strikes Project Michael Romano discusses how the California Three Strikes law can lead to life sentences for people with minor offenses, how students in his project have helped a dozen such clients get released from prison after having their sentences reduced, and the need to reform Three Strikes so that it focuses on serious and violent offenders.

Michael Romano Interview Highlights

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