Justice System

Cyntoia Brown and The Flawed Juvenile Criminal System

November 28, 2017

In an interview, documentary filmmaker Daniel Birman discusses his work following Cyntoia Brown through the criminal justice system since she was arrested

What Real Criminal Justice Reform Looks Like

October 18, 2017

TRNN’s Jaisal Noor talks to Van Jones, Ben Jealous, and Eddie Conway about poverty, unemployment, violence, police accountability and the 2018 Maryland governor’s race

Man Convicted of Murder in Case Activists Say Covers up Police Shooting

October 17, 2017

Keith Davis Jr, who was shot by Baltimore Police in 2015, was convicted Tuesday of murdering racetrack security guard

Missouri Governor Grants Stay Hours Before Execution

August 24, 2017

“Almost every capital case out of there in the last 20 years involving a black defendant, there have been issues about the exclusion of African American jurors,” explains Marcellus Williams’ lawyer Kent Gipson

Wikileaks, Assange, Manning

May 17, 2017
U.S. Army whistleblower Chelsea Manning is free after serving seven years behind bars. Kevin Gosztola of Shadowproof and Nathan Fuller of the Courage Campaign, have remained deeply involved in her case, discuss Manning’s freedom and her global impact

Man Facing Eight Years Due to Indicted Cops Wins Release

April 14, 2017

Ivan Potts had already served two years after Baltimore cops recently indicted for racketeering and theft said he had a gun by Stephen Janis and Taya Graham

Law Enforcement and The Criminal Justice System

August 24, 2016
Walter Lomax of the Maryland Restorative Justice initiative says that he has watched ex-prisoners suffer from slashed social services despite the knowledge that such programs promote reintegration into society

Mass Incarceration, Solitary Confinement and Prisoners Rights

August 23, 2016
University of Maryland Law Professor Doug Colbert says the long overdue move by the Department of Justice could help overturn punitive pretrial detention measures nationwide