Law/Court/Crime

Old Mole Variety Hour for June 29, 2020

Airs at: Mon, 06/29/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Frann Michel hosts and we hear these pieces: Laurie Mercier talks with Michael Brenes, Lecturer in History at Yale University and author of the forthcoming For Might and Right: Cold War Defense Spending and the Remaking of American Democracy, on what we can learn from the ... Read more

Buscando America on 06/23/20

Airs at: Tue, 06/23/2020 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
Cuarta semana de demostraciones en EEUU, estuvimos en las instalaciones del ICE en Portland en una protesta para unificar luchas. Avances históricos en la suprema corte para la comunidad LGBTQ ; hablamos con Umi Vera de Familia: Trans Queer Liberation Movement.  Más buenas... Read more

Native Services Inside & Beyond the Bars

Airs at: Mon, 06/22/2020 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Adam Carpinelli will interview Trish Jordan with Red Lodge Transition Services, a Native American led organization providing culturally focused programs for women releasing from jail, prison or treatment.   More information: https://redlodgetransition.org Read more

A Two Hour Special with National Book Award winning poet Nikky Finney

Airs at: Thu, 06/18/2020 at 10:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Between the Covers
Love Child’s Hotbed of Occasional Poetry is a twenty-first-century paean to the sterling love songs humming throughout four hundred years of black American life. National Book Award winner Nikky Finney’s fifth collection contains lighthouse poems, narrative hotbeds, and tre... Read more

Jenefer S Grant Interview

Produced for Between Us
Jenefer Grant is a nonpartisan candidate seeking reelection as judge to Circuit Court District 19, Position 3.  She talked with Don Merrill about why experience matters, how the root of problems in the home stem from child abuse, and why the courts are pre-emptively prepari... Read more

In memory of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor - Ep 68

Airs at: Sat, 06/13/2020 at 6:30am - Sat, 06/27/2020 at 12:00am
Produced for Fortress On A Hill
This week, we are reflecting on the murder of George Floyd at the hands of a Minneapolis police officer, along with the shooting murder of Breanna Taylor during a no-knock raid in Louisville; two deaths that shine a horrific, but common light on the reality of police brutal... Read more

Portland Police Citizen Review Committee recruits new members

Airs at: Wed, 06/10/2020 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  Portland's longest-standing citizen police oversight board is the Citizen Review Committee (CRC), which is part of the Auditor's Office's Independent Police Review division (IPR). The CRC is an eleven-member, all-volunteer body that hears appeals of police misconduct cas... Read more

Examining the role of police unions in stagnating change

Airs at: Tue, 06/09/2020 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  "No police union has ever criticized a cop, no matter how egregious that cop's behavior. The union will defend them no matter what."  Two weeks of demonstrations around the country call out for an end to police brutality and racial injustice. These protests can count the... Read more

PDX Protest Bail Fund offers relief from financial strain of protest arrests

Airs at: Tue, 06/09/2020 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  Just as protests against police brutality and racial injustice began in Portland, the Portland General Defense Committee established the PDX Protest Bail Fund to cover bail and legal expenses for participants arrested in the demonstrations related to George Floyd's murde... Read more

Oregon Jails During COVID-19

Airs at: Mon, 06/08/2020 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Karen James interviews Sarah Radcliffe, attorney with Disability Rights Oregon, who released her new report “Oregon Jails During COVID-19: a look inside 26 county jails” on April 30th.  In response to COVID-19, Oregon county jails released nearly half their jail populations... Read more