Law/Court/Crime

Kavanaugh: Hope vs. Misogynist Reality

By Jenka Soderberg What I wish would happen in response to the Kavanaugh hearing:   I wish…. ...that the prep school, arrogant Kavanaugh types finally get their comeuppance. ...that Ford is believed, that all survivors are believed, that this national trauma comes to a ... Read more

Angels With Broken Wings

Airs at: Mon, 07/26/2021 at 11:00pm - Tue, 07/27/2021 at 12:00am
Angels With Broken Wings  The problem we are seeing today is that 20% of inmates in jails and prisons suffer from mental illness. This means there are 386,000 inmates with serious mental illness in jails and prisons. Scientific studies show consistently, that art therapy h... Read more

Prison Pipeline Hosts Discuss 2021 Oregon Legislation

Airs at: Mon, 07/26/2021 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Join Prison Pipeline hosts Emma Lugo, Doug McVay, Karen James & Adam Carpinelli as they discuss which bills did and did not pass during the 2021 Oregon Legislature.  While HB2002, the Transforming Justice omnibus bill, did not pass, a number of policies and funding proposal... Read more

Turning on Old Racist Prisons, Laws and Justice

Airs at: Mon, 07/19/2021 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Adam Carpinelli interviews Professor Aliza B. Kaplan.  Professor Kaplan teaches Lawyering and is the Director of the Criminal Justice Reform Clinic (CJRC) where students engage in a critical examination of and participation in important and complex issues and cases in the c... Read more

Oregon Senate Bill 755 expands on drug decriminalization, protection and treatment options

Airs at: Thu, 07/08/2021 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  A new Oregon law expands protections and treatment options for Oregonians living with drug addiction. Senate Bill 755 goes further to enforce Measure 110, which decriminalized drug possession in the state. Tera Hurst works with the Health Justice Recovery Alliance, a gro... Read more

John McAfee in Portland - from the Archive

Airs at: Thu, 07/08/2021 at 11:30am - 12:30pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  John McAfee was a computer programmer and businessman who created the first commercial anti-virus software in the 1980’s.  A few years later, he stepped down from his own company, a multi-millionaire.  In the decades that followed, his adventures — and misadventures — gr... Read more

Police Accountability & Criminal Legal Reform: a Legislative Recap

Airs at: Mon, 07/05/2021 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Karen James speaks with Juan Chavez, attorney with Oregon Justice Resource Center’s Civil Rights Project.  The Oregon legislature has ended its 2021 session and while there were some disappointing defeats, legislation was passed transforming Oregon’s criminal legal system a... Read more

Racist Laws & Bail System in Oregon

Airs at: Mon, 06/28/2021 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Adam Carpinelli interviews Terrance Hayes with Portland Freedom Fund, Liberation Literacy and Still in Prison.  Discussion focuses on Oregon's racist laws and heinous bail system.   For more information: wwwportlandfreedomfund.org; www.liberationliteracy.org Read more

Human Rights and Dignity for People Who Use Drugs

Airs at: Wed, 06/16/2021 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
The International Network of People Who Use Drugs organized a side event at the recent UN General Assembly High Level Meeting on HIV/AIDS, entitled “The Right to Rights: How do we get there for People who Use Drugs.” On this edition of Century of Lies we hear from two of th... Read more

Less Is More

Airs at: Mon, 06/14/2021 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Community organizers and social justice activists have just scored a major victory in the New York state legislature. On Thursday June 10, the New York State Senate and New York State Assembly passed S.1144A, entitled “Relates to revocation of community supervision” - a mod... Read more