Thursday, March 1, 2018

Justice is Blind

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 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)          

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