Thursday, March 1, 2018

12 – Justice is Blind

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This week the fellas have a go at the Justice System. Taking a look at court fees, prosecutors, and systemic racism; Sense & Theory try to get a handle on why the system is so broken and even suggest a way to fix it.

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Intro|Outro Music: Chris Farley’s Ghost by Ghost Features

Time Stamps

01:05-The Justice System is Broken

04:10-Courts as Revenue Generators

14:04-Criminal Registries

18:55-Private Probation Companies

25:20-Racism in the Justice System

39:05-Shaun King & Real Justice

44:35-Larry Krasner

53:26-Judge Beanzo

 

Sources

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Federal Conviction Rate

Missouri Municipal Courts

Florida Court Fees

Kansas Criminal Registry

Private Probation Companies

Georgia Private Probation

$10,000 for a DUI

African American Incarceration Rates

Yale Law Study on Racism in Sentencing

Shaun King & Prosecutors

Real Justice

Larry Krasner on Marijuana & Big Pharma

Larry Krasner on Cash Bail

Larry Krasner on The War on Drugs

Bonus….Hey none of this works (recidivism rates)

 

 

 

 

 

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