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November 7, 2015 Show

November 8, 2015 @ 12:33 pm

This week, we have a theme show of sorts! We're looking at three different stories about policing and the criminal justice system.


First up is Chuck Wexler, director of the Police Executive Research Forum (PERF), a DC-based think-tank that issued a report detailing the need for a complete overhaul in how we train cops.

Then we'll be joined by Maurice Chammah from The Marshall Project. Maurice wrote this week about a Supreme Court case that could bring some much-needed clarity to the murky issue of defense lawyers alleging that prosecutors have dismissed potential jurors because of race.

Finally, we'll speak with Nathalie Baptiste, a writing fellow at The American Prospect, about the widespread use of private campus police agencies, and how they avoid public scrutiny for their actions.

PLAYLIST:
Junior Brown: "Highway Patrol"
KRS-One: "Sound of Da Police"
Tom Paxton: "One Million Lawyers"
Joe Strummer and the Mescaleros: "The Harder They Come"
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