Law/Court/Crime

Progressive Elected District Attorney of Los Angeles County

Airs at: Mon, 11/16/2020 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
The most important criminal justice race in the November election was the race for District Attorney of Los Angeles County, the nation’s largest local prosecutorial district.  Black Lives Matter-Los Angeles helped defeat incumbent Jackie Lacey and elect progressive candidat... Read more

The Left and the Law

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Jan Haaken and Mike Snedeker survey some of the victories in the November elections for criminal justice reform. They also discuss the criminal case against human rights attorney Steven Donziger-- ultimately for holding Chevron responsible for its heinous oil mining practic... Read more

The Dawn Of A New Era

Airs at: Mon, 11/09/2020 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
The 2020 general election was historic on many levels. In terms of the criminal justice system, one of the most important measures on that ballot -- possibly one of the most important measures in more than two decades -- was Oregon's Ballot Measure 110, the Drug Addiction T... Read more

Pacific NW Prison Abolition Groups

Airs at: Mon, 11/02/2020 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Host Emma Lugo discusses COVID-19, LGBTQ prisoners, and police violence with members of four Pacific Northwest prison abolition groups, Duckey with Siskiyou Abolition Project; Rory with Critical Resistance PDX; Kia with Black & Pink PDX; Rose with Free Them All WA.   Black... Read more

Election 2020: Yes on Measure 110 campaign says decriminalization is a critical step in addressing addiction crisis in Oregon

Airs at: Mon, 10/26/2020 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  Ballot Measure 110 seeks to decriminalize drug usage and further fund treatment options. Proponents say that the criminalization of drugs does not lead those struggling with addiction disorders to the help that they need. Instead, they say, decriminalizing drug usage and... Read more

The Danger of Amy Coney Barrett: Interview with Prof. Francis Boyle

Airs at: Thu, 10/15/2020 at 5:15pm - 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News
Boyle is a law professor at the University of Illinois. He says that a major danger of Amy Coney Barrett is her interpretation of the concept of 'originalism', and the fact that she was selected by the Federalist Society for this judicial appointment. Boyle said, "Scalia h... Read more

No on Measure 110 campaign says drug decriminalization could actually keep people from the treatment they need

Airs at: Mon, 10/19/2020 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  Oregon Ballot Measure 110 would decriminalize personal drug use and redirect marijuana tax money to further fund addiction treatment services. While many tout the measure as an important step forward in addressing equity in the criminal justice system and stemming the ad... Read more

Reform, Demilitarize, Defund

Airs at: Mon, 10/19/2020 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Public Perceptions of Police and Protests: The Council on Criminal Justice recently hosted a webinar on public perceptions of police and protests against brutality and for accountability. On this edition of Prison Pipeline we hear portions of that audio including Pulitzer P... Read more

Interview with the Cannabis Workers Coalition

Airs at: Mon, 10/12/2020 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Please join us as we talk with Jagger Blaec and Savina Monet of the Cannabis Workers Coalition on Monday, October 12th at 6:30pm.  We will talk about how Oregon's cannabis industry is blocking access for previously incarcerated people. The sad fact is that those same people... Read more

Police Accountability

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Jan Haaken talks with Hyung Nam about recent developments in the campaign to defund the Portland Police Bureau and the national campaign calling for a People’s Budget and alternatives to policing. Nam is a teacher with the Portland Public Schools and served on the citizen’... Read more