Air Date: 5–8-2018
Today we take a look at how we came to have some of the mandatory minimum laws that we do, how they came out of a sense of desperation from an underserved and ignored community, and how prosecutors have used those laws to make things worse. But there is hope to turn this around.
Ch. 1: Opening Theme: Loving Acoustic Instrumental by John Douglas Orr
Ch. 2: Act 1: Locking up our own, good intentions and underestimating the harm of lockup - Jacobin Radio - Air Date 7-22-17
Ch. 3: Song 1: Swapping Tubes - Studio J
Ch. 4: Act 2: Why prosecutors, not cops, are the keys to criminal justice reform Part 1 - The Ezra Klein Show - Air Date 8-22-17
Ch. 5: Song 2: Petra - Lathe
Ch. 6: Act 3: Locking up our own, how desperation created polices that made things worse - Jacobin Radio - Air Date 7-22-17
Ch. 7: Song 3: On Early Light - Cholate
Ch. 8: Act 4: Why prosecutors, not cops, are the keys to criminal justice reform Part 2 - The Ezra Klein Show - Air Date 8-22-17
Ch. 9: Song 4: Cat's Eye - Marble Run
Ch. 10: Act 5: Shaun King: Real Justice TEAMS - Real Justice - Air Date 4-10-18
Ch. 11: Song 5: Donder - Darby
Ch. 12: Act 6: Adam Foss: A prosecutor's vision for a better justice system - TEDTalks - Air Date: 3-21-16
Ch. 13: Straightening out some views from the left - Craig from Ohio
Ch. 14: Response to V from NY about the history of power in the black community - Marguerite from Fortuna, CA
Voicemail Music: Low Key Lost Feeling Electro by Alex Stinnent
Ch. 15: Final comments on the production choices of the show
Closing Music: Upbeat Laid Back Indie Rock by Alex Stinnent
(Additional music from Blue Dot Sessions)
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Read "The New Jim Crow" by Michelle Alexander
Read "Locking Up Our Own" by James Forman Jr.
Read "Just Mercy" by Bryan Stevenson
Read "Between the World and Me" by Ta-Nehisi Coates
Written by BOTL Communications Director Amanda Hoffman
Produced by Jay! Tomlinson
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