Law/Court/Crime

Kavanaugh: Hope vs. Misogynist Reality

By Jenka Soderberg What I wish would happen in response to the Kavanaugh hearing:   I wish…. ...that the prep school, arrogant Kavanaugh types finally get their comeuppance. ...that Ford is believed, that all survivors are believed, that this national trauma comes to a ... Read more

Clean Slate

Airs at: Wed, 03/03/2021 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
The Clean Slate NY campaign launched at the end of February. We hear from several members of the coalition including Quintin Cross from the Hudson Catskill Housing Coalition, Zaki Smith from the organization Next 100, the Reverend Kevin Van Hook from Riverside Church in New... Read more

Crime Survivors of Color

Airs at: Mon, 03/08/2021 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Karen James speaks with Amy Davidson, Partnership for Safety and Justice Crime Survivor Program; and Alexxis Robinson Woods, executive director of Call to Safety, Portland's domestic and sexual violence crisis line.  They discuss what crime survivors of color need after exp... Read more

Oregon Day of Empathy uplifts voices of those impacted by criminal legal system

Airs at: Mon, 03/01/2021 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for News In Depth, Evening News
National Day of Empathy is an opportunity to uplift and amplify voices of people impacted by the criminal legal system. Oregon’s Day of Empathy is at noon, Tues, March 2nd.  Oregon’s virtual event will include women directly impacted by our criminal legal system who will di... Read more

Totality of Circumstances | February 23, 2021

Airs at: Tue, 02/23/2021 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
  On this month's show: The Citizen Review Committee disputes the findings of a police misconduct investigation stemming from the alleged mishandling of a car theft report, and a nightmarish confusion of paperwork. Their decision forces a conference hearing with the Chi... Read more

Invisible Being Made Visible: Unveiling the Reality of Prisons

Airs at: Mon, 03/01/2021 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Adam Carpinelli interviews Dr. Carma Corcoran, Indian Law Program Director at Lewis and Clark Law School. She is currently authoring a book, “The Incarceration of Native American Women as a Societal Issue: Approached Applying Gentle Action Theory”  through the University of... Read more

OJRC Legislative Agenda

Airs at: Mon, 02/15/2021 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Karen James speaks with Zach Winston, Policy Director with Oregon Justice Resource Center, an organization that promotes civil rights and improves legal representation for underserved communities.  Zach Winston discusses OJRC’s priorities for the 2021 Oregon legislative ses... Read more

Most Death in Oregon Jails were People with Disabilities

Airs at: Mon, 02/08/2021 at 5:30pm
Produced for News In Depth
Karen James speaks with Liz Reetz, a public interest law fellow with Disability Rights Oregon, who just released her new report “Grave Consequences: How the Criminalization of Disability Leads to Deaths in Jail”.  The report revealed that most of the people who died in Oreg... Read more

Washington County Justice Initiative

Airs at: Mon, 02/08/2021 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Karen James speaks with Malori Maloney, Minister of Information, with the Washington County Justice Initiative (WCJI).  WCJI was formed in 2020 by public defense providers to advocate ending racial, economic, and systemic violence in the Washington County criminal legal sys... Read more

Activism is not Terrorism

Airs at: Mon, 02/01/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
In the aftermath of the assault on the capital on January 6th, a number of leading Democrats have called for expansion of domestic surveillance and anti-terrorism laws in response to threats from the far-right. Last week, nine progressive Congress members submitted a formal... Read more