Criminal Justice Conversations with David Onek

5:15pm

Fri March 2, 2012
Cops & Courts

Criminal Justice Conversations with David Onek: Greg Berman, Center for Court Innovation

In Episode #28, Greg Berman, Director of the Center for Court Innovation, discusses the creation of the Midtown Community Court, the importance of tailoring reform efforts to the needs of the communities involved, the different ways that criminal justice reforms can fail, procedural justice, and more.

Greg Berman Interview Highlights

Berman on the Ideas Behind Community Courts: 

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7:03pm

Wed February 29, 2012
Cops & Courts

Criminal Justice Conversations with David Onek: Javier Stauring, Office of Restorative Justice in LA

In Episode #27, Javier Stauring, Co-Director of the Office of Restorative Justice of the Los Angeles Archdiocese, discusses his experience ministering to incarcerated youth and their families, the pros and cons of closing California’s Division of Juvenile Justice, the power of restorative justice, his efforts to end life without parole for juveniles, and more.

Javier Stauring Interview Highlights

Stauring on the Overlap of Incarceration and Victimization in Families:

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12:00am

Thu November 17, 2011
Cops & Courts

Criminal Justice Conversations with David Onek: Gena Castro Rodriguez, Youth Justice Institute

David Onek and Gena Castro Rodriguez

In Episode #26, Gena Castro Rodriguez, Executive Director of the Youth Justice Institute, discusses the unique needs of girls in the juvenile justice system, using her direct service experience to inform policy debates, partnering effectively with probation departments, using data to improve programming, and more.

Gena Castro Rodriguez Interview Highlights

Castro Rodriguez on Building Trust with Youth:

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12:00am

Wed September 28, 2011
Cops & Courts

Criminal Justice Conversations with David Onek: David Muhammad, Alameda Co Chief Probation Officer

David Muhammad and David Onek

In Episode #25, Alameda County Chief Probation Officer David Muhammad discusses California's criminal justice realignment, his efforts to reform Washington, DC's juvenile justice system, the importance of building community partnerships, how he went from being a youth on probation in Oakland to the Chief Probation Officer, and more.

David Muhammad Interview Highlights:

Muhammad on California’s Criminal Justice Realignment:

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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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