Law/Court/Crime

Free Culture Radio

Produced for Free Culture Radio
  Drugs in society and society on drugs Third Wednesday of each month from 6:30 pm to 7:00 pm Free Culture Radio is an examination of drugs, drug cultures, and the ineluctable, indelible, and indispensable influence of drugs on society. Free Culture Radio neither promotes... Read more

Ex-Offenders & Employment after Banning the Box

Airs at: Mon, 08/22/2016 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Oregon’s “Ban the Box” law, H.B. 3025, went into effect in January 2016.  Oregonians no longer have to check the box on job applications that asks about previous convictions.  Last year President Obama "banned the box" on federal-government employment applications and almos... Read more

Youth and the Law

Airs at: Thu, 08/11/2016 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
  Host Jo Ann Hardesty will be interviewing 4 students who participated in a summer works program called Youth and the Law.  The students have developed tools for incoming freshmen to teach them and their parents about their rights in encounters with the police. Read more

A Conversation about Solitary Confinement

Airs at: Mon, 08/15/2016 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Carlos Chavez interviews Phil Stockton with Big House Kite on his upcoming event, "Within These Walls", a town hall conversation about the nature and state of solitary confinement in Oregon and the U.S. today.  The event will include a panel of state legislators, past membe... Read more

Johnny Mast, Breakaway Amish

Airs at: Sat, 08/06/2016 at 12:00am
Produced for Progressive Spirit
Five years ago the nation was stunned by the case of the Bergholz beard cutters. The Bergholz Amish Community in southern Ohio found itself outside the law by following its bishop, Sam Mullet, who became increasingly authoritarian. He controlled his community, doling out pu... Read more

Autism & the Criminal Justice System, Part 1

Airs at: Mon, 08/08/2016 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Emma Lugo hosts a roundtable discussion at on the subject of Autism and the Criminal Justice System from the perspectives of people deeply engaged in raising awareness and advocating for people who are diagnosed within the spectrum and for those who love and support them.  ... Read more

An Update on the Portland Harbor Superfund: Stakeholder Comments

Airs at: Fri, 08/05/2016 at 9:00am - 10:00pm
Produced for Water World
Kristin Yount hosts another session of conversation about water policy. This time we are focusing on the Willamette harbor and the EPA's long awaited and highly contested proposed plan for clean up. A video of the June 24th public meeting is here. On the show today we have... Read more

Through Our Own Eyes Episode 5: Peoples Working Party and Prisons Part 1

Produced for Through Our Own Eyes
Through Our Own Eyes is made possible by contributors like yourself. Every contributor will receive a postcard from Boriken with our gratitude. If you enjoyed this program and would like to support it click here. Be sure to follow us on Blogger and Facebook. PALANTE! SIEMPR... Read more

This Side of Freedom

Airs at: Mon, 08/01/2016 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
This week on Prison Pipeline, host Doug McVay interviews Anthony Papa. Mr. Papa is an artist, writer, freedom fighter, noted advocate against the war on drugs and co-founder of the Mothers of the New York Disappeared. Mr. Papa’s stinging opinion pieces about the drug war ha... Read more

“The Numbers,” Portland’s Forgotten East Side

Airs at: Wed, 07/27/2016 at 9:00am - 10:00am
  This Live episode of Profiles explores the history of East Portland, as well as the impact of the current gentrification process on communities of color in "the Numbers" and highlights the creative efforts of residents to foster East Portland as a place where neighborhoo... Read more