Law/Court/Crime

It's KBOO's Spring Membership Drive! Call 877-500-5266 or join online.

$48,016 of $80,000 as of 7:00 pm on April 18, 2019

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Kavanaugh: Hope vs. Misogynist Reality

By a KBOO member: WHAT I WISH WOULD HAPPEN: That the prep school Kavanaugh type a--holes finally get their comeuppance. That Ford is believed, that all survivors are believed, that this national trauma comes to a head and the people who have been brutalized, assaulted, hu... Read more

An Interview on the Inside

Airs at: Mon, 04/22/2019 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Join host Isabelle Sinclair in an interview with currently incarcerated aspiring writer Damon Lee Petrie. Damon has been incarcerated at Oregon State Penitentiary (OSP) for the past 26 years, and shares his insight about life within the prison system, and about the fundamen... Read more

Abolishing the Death Penalty

Airs at: Mon, 04/15/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
The Old Mole's Left & the Law team, Jan Haaken and Mike Snedeker, review the moratorium in California on the death penalty and the political shifts in support for capital punishment. They also comment on a recent case emphasizing the cruelty of putting people to death.  Read more

2019 Oregon Legislation: Juvenile Justice

Airs at: Mon, 04/15/2019 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Join Prison Pipeline Hosts during KBOO's Membership Drive for a one-hour special as we discuss proposed legislation to reform Measure 11, Oregon's mandatory minimum sentencing law, particularly as it applies to juveniles.   Robert White & Kenneth McGee join the discussion t... Read more

Queer Heroes - a project of GLAPN, Portland's gay/lesbian history network

Airs at: Tue, 04/09/2019 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Preference
GLAPN (Gay/Lesbian Archives of the Pacific Northwest) will be celebrating Pride by choosing a Queer Hero for every day in June. GLAPN is interested in hearing about anybody, living or dead, or any color of the LGBTQ rainbow, whose risk, sacrifice, service, example, or inspi... Read more

Chelsea Manning and Grand Jury Resistance

Airs at: Mon, 04/01/2019 at 4:00pm - Fri, 04/05/2019 at 5:00pm
Produced for The Final Straw Radio
Chelsea Manning and Grand Jury Resistance This week on The Final Straw, we’re excited to bring you perspectives on resisting Federal Grand Juries in the U.S. In particular, we focus on the situation of imprisoned, former army whistle-blower, Chelsea Manning. Ms. Manning, w... Read more

The Reckonings

Airs at: Fri, 04/19/2019 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Between the Covers
  From “Speak Truth to Power,” about the condition of not being believed about rape and assault; to “Goliath,” about the ways evil is used as a form of social control; to “The Fallout,” about ecological and generational violence, Lacy M. Johnson creates masterful, elabora... Read more

KBOO News In Depth: Stephen Fowler on Restorative Justice

Produced for News In Depth
Our In Depth guest today is Stephen Fowler of Resolutions Northwest. Stephen talks about Resolutions Northwest's upcoming workshop on Trauma, Resiliency and Restorative Justice. The workshop takes place Monday, April 15th from 9am to 4 pm at the Northwest Health Foundation ... Read more

Left & the Law: Trump Administration and the Courts

Airs at: Mon, 03/25/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Jan Haaken and Mike Snedeker  consider the Mueller Report and provide a midterm assessment of Trump and the courts. (Spoiler alert! He has been doing very badly, but appointing lots of judges.) Public domain official portrait of DJT via wikimedia and photoshop.   Read more

The Old Mole Variety Hour for March 25, 2019

Airs at: Mon, 03/25/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Frann Michel hosts and plays music found via the Labor Song of the Month. Bill Resnick talks with John Talberth of the Center for Sustainable Economy about saving forests, reclaiming forests, and stopping cataclysmic global warming.  Frann Michel discusses making depres... Read more