Law/Court/Crime

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 and 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 and 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

The U.S. Supreme Court announces it will hear Mississippi's case to ban abortion after 15 weeks

Airs at: Mon, 06/07/2021 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  On May 17th, the U.S. Supreme Court announced that it will hear a case from Mississippi regarding a law to ban most abortions after 15 weeks. Beginning likely in October, the majority conservative court will hear an abortion case about the pre-viability of a fetus for th... Read more

Death Penalty in Oregon

Airs at: Mon, 06/07/2021 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Aliza Kaplan, Director of the Criminal Justice Reform Clinic, shares her expertise about the history of the death penalty in Oregon, recent changes, and the current status of the law. This was one in a series of programs in 2021by the Beaverton City Library’s One Book, One ... Read more

George Floyd: A Year Later

Airs at: Thu, 05/27/2021 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
  On May 25, 2020, George Floyd took his last labored breaths, while Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin knelt on his neck. What happened that night reverberated around the world. One year later, we reflect on how George Floyd’s death galvanized a racial justice movem... Read more

Abolition and Political Prisoners

Airs at: Mon, 05/31/2021 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Adam Carpinelli interviews Saudia Durrant with the Abolitionist Law Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Saudia Durrant is a racial justice organizer with the Abolitionist Law Center. For more information: https://abolitionistlawcenter.org Read more

Left and Law, child sex trafficking conspiracies

Airs at: Mon, 05/10/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  In recent years, far right platforms such as QAnan have garnered followers by promoting child sex trafficking conspiracies and advancing their rightwing agenda under the banner of rescuing children from perverse evil-doers. In their Left and the Law segment, Jan Haaken... Read more