Thursday, April 30, 2015
The Brennan Center's Nicole Austin-Hillery & Daily News columnist Harry Siegel talk about this "national moment" and whether the unrest in Baltimore will lead to criminal justice reform.
Wednesday, April 29, 2015
By Karen Rouse
In speech at Columbia University, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton called for the use of police cameras and an end to mass incarceration.
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
The director of the Mayor's Office of Criminal Justice talks about the latest reforms to move along court system backlog to reduce the population of inmates on Rikers Island.
Friday, April 10, 2015
Author Mario Marazziti can give you a baker's dozen reasons why the United States should conform with the rest of the industrialized world on capital punishment.
Friday, April 10, 2015
13 reasons to repeal the death penalty. Olivier Assayas and Juliette Binoche with their latest film. Octavia Spencer's YA series. Please Explain is all about barbershop quartets!
Tuesday, March 03, 2015
On Monday, a Justice Department taskforce announced a series of recommendations to reform law enforcement nationwide.
Thursday, February 19, 2015
Levi Tillemann discusses the race to build the car of the future. A new musical about the adult film industry. John Boorman’s new film. Letters from death row inmates.
Wednesday, February 18, 2015
By Joaquin Sapien : Reporter, ProPublica
Defense attorneys for Pedro Hernandez will ask an informant to testify against a convicted child molester who's long been seen as the lead suspect in the Etan Patz disappearance.
Monday, February 16, 2015
John Nagl on his memoir of modern war. Bryan Stevenson on his work with the wrongly condemned. Robert Howse on Leo Strauss. Philippe de Montebello discusses how and why we look at art.
Wednesday, February 11, 2015
Reports say the Brooklyn DA is taking the Akai Gurley shooting case to trial. Plus: this year's Oscar-nominated documentaries series; inside the buildings scandal; and more.
Tuesday, February 03, 2015
Schools are an early point of detection for serious emotional problems, but most don't have the resources or training to respond. This rambunctious 9-year-old is one of the lucky ones.
Friday, December 19, 2014
The Supreme Court ruled that the state was under no obligation to preserve potentially useful evidence for trial, and an innocent man had to fight for his exoneration.
Friday, December 12, 2014
On this week's Please Explain, we dig into the history of grand juries and trial juries, and ask if the structure of the jury system influences court cases.