Cops & Courts

6:21pm

Mon December 2, 2013
Cops & Courts

Father and son reunited in prison

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KALW has partnered with radio producers inside California's oldest prison to bring you the 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.

Ron Everett has been incarcerated almost 31 years. Everett was arrested soon after the birth of his son, and their relationship became estranged over time.

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7:25am

Mon December 2, 2013
Cops & Courts

Is internet vigilantism justified when governments fail to uphold the law?

Cases of rape in Steubenville and Maryville were re-opened after online activist group Anonymous brought media attention and exposure to perpetrators. So what is the power of online dissent? And what if the laws themselves are unjust? Many online vigilantes are lashing out in response to increasing state and corporate surveillance. What tactics are acceptable? And how are governments responding to civil disobedience online? Join the conversation on the next Your Call, with Rose Aguilar, and you.

  

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2:05pm

Fri November 29, 2013
Cops & Courts

Cannabis News Roundup: November 29, 2013

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East Bay Congressional members tell US Attorney to back off… Mountie kicked out for smoking medical pot… Consultant pessimistic about Washington state’s legalization experiment… Peter (“better than scotch”) Lewis dies… and more.

LEGALIZATION

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7:12pm

Mon November 11, 2013
Cops & Courts

A combat veteran and a veteran of the streets deal with PTSD

Ron Self
Nigel Poor

KALW has partnered with radio producers inside California's oldest prison to bring you the 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.

Many veterans suffer from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder --  a type of anxiety disorder that can occur after you have seen or experienced a traumatic event. About 30% of Iraq and Afghanistan vets treated by the VA are diagnosed with PTSD, but PTSD is not just a veterans’ issue. Today we’ll hear from a former marine who survived the trauma of military warfare and a man who survived the trauma and violence that came with growing up in San Francisco’s inner city. Both men are serving time at San Quentin State Prison. Even though they come from different backgrounds, their experiences with PTSD are similar.

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11:23am

Fri November 8, 2013
Cops & Courts

Cannabis News Roundup: November 8, 2013

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Three wins for cannabis… Washington police dogs no longer trained to detect pot… More health benefits... Former grow house for sale… Events… and more

ELECTION RESULTS

East Bay Express // Cannabis-related ballot measures were approved Tuesday in Colorado, Maine, and Michigan.

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