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.
Intro|Outro Music: Chris Farley’s Ghost by Ghost Features
01:05-The Justice System is Broken
04:10-Courts as Revenue Generators
18:55-Private Probation Companies
25:20-Racism in the Justice System
39:05-Shaun King & Real Justice
Sources 1 in 108 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)