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A weekly deep dive into Criminal Justice with Erik Rasmussen and Dennis Schrantz


24 - Pete Buttigieg’s Criminal Justice Reform Promises
Nov 11, 2019
The hosts to pick apart 2020 Presidential Candidate Pete Buttigieg’s published plans for Criminal Justice reform, point by point.
23 - Kamala Harris’ Criminal Justice Reform Promises
Oct 16, 2019
The hosts to pick apart 2020 Presidential Candidate Kamala Harris’ published plans for Criminal Justice reform, point by point.
22 - Joe Biden’s Criminal Justice Reform Promises
Oct 1, 2019
The hosts to pick apart 2020 Presidential Candidate Joe Biden’s published plans for Criminal Justice reform, point by point.
21 - Elizabeth Warren’s Criminal Justice Reform Promises - Part 2
Sep 23, 2019
The hosts continue to pick apart 2020 Presidential Candidate Elizabeth Warren’s published plans for Criminal Justice reform, point by point.
20 - Elizabeth Warren’s Criminal Justice Reform Promises - Part 1
Sep 16, 2019
The hosts pick apart 2020 Presidential Candidate Elizabeth Warren’s published plans for Criminal Justice reform, point by point.
19 - Bernie Sanders’ Criminal Justice Reform Promises - Part 2
Sep 9, 2019
The hosts continue to pick apart 2020 Presidential Candidate Bernie Sanders’ published plans for Criminal Justice reform, point by point.
18 - Bernie Sanders’ Criminal Justice Reform Promises - Part 1
Sep 3, 2019
The hosts pick apart 2020 Presidential Candidate Bernie Sanders’ published plans for Criminal Justice reform, point by point.
17 - Jeffrey Epstein and Suicide in Jail
Aug 25, 2019
Following the high profile case of Jeffrey Epstein, we examine the epidemic of jail suicides that plague our nation and how we have known this is a problem for years, but nothing can be done about it because of how our political system functions.
16 - Implementing Reform Is like Conducting an Orchestra, with Roger Przybylski
Jul 24, 2019
Joined by special guest Roger Przybylski, we discuss how complex it is to actually implement criminal justice reform policies.
15 - The Meaning of Life, with Marc Mauer
Jul 15, 2019
Joined by special guest Marc Mauer of The Sentencing Project, we discuss how life sentences are bad for everyone involved.
14 - A Call to Action on Racial Disparity
Jul 1, 2019
There comes a time when one must take a position that is neither safe, nor politic, nor popular, but one must take it because one’s conscience tells one that it is right.
13 - The Economic Impact of Persons Diverted From Prison
Jun 26, 2019
How much can 1,611 people diverted from prison generate for a state in economic value?
12 - The Role of Defense Attorneys
Jun 17, 2019
How savvy defense attorneys can partner with community sentence analysts to ensure better outcomes for their clients
11 - Reducing Costs in Criminal Justice
Jun 11, 2019
Where can costs be cut? How can increasing costs be prevented?
10 - Trust the Methodology
Jun 3, 2019
Can you trust research funded by an organization you disagree with politically?
9 - Institutional Ego and Broken Promises in Mississippi
May 20, 2019
Analysis of how prison reform in Mississippi has failed
8 - Unemployment, Before and After Prison
May 13, 2019
How best to place people into jobs upon release from prison?
7 - Privatization of Prisons
May 6, 2019
The pros and cons (no puns intended) of privatizing prisons.
6 - Free Labor
Apr 29, 2019
It turns out the slavery is not entirely outlawed.
5 - How do we know what works?
Apr 21, 2019
Determining causation in a system with a million variables is hard.
4 - Racial Disparity
Apr 14, 2019
How and why are people of color overrepresented in the criminal justice system?
3 - Plea Bargaining
Apr 7, 2019
Why are so many people in prison for a crime they didn’t commit? 90% of criminal cases never go to trial.
2 - Community Engagement
Apr 1, 2019
The secret to reforming criminal justice is to do it from the bottom up, in the communities where people live.
1 - What is Criminal Justice?
Mar 27, 2019
To begin, we ask, just what is the Criminal Justice “System” in the first place?