Decarceration Nation Episode 11: Mental Health

Josh and Joel discuss mental health care in America’s Jails and Prisons. Full Episode https://audio.simplecast.com/17c60734.mp3 Notes From Episode 11 Preview Mental Health In Prisons and Jails The Bureau of Justice Statistics article details the high prevalence of mental health problems in prisons and jails. Michigan C.A.R.E.S Task Force The results of the Michigan House C.A.R.E.S. […]

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Decarceration Nation Episode 7: Indigent Defense

Josh and Joel discuss the problems with indigent defense and pre-sentencing investigations. Full Episode https://audio.simplecast.com/78c117c7.mp3 Atticus Finch The book “To Kill a Mockingbird” by Harper Lee is available at bookstores and the movie starring Gregory Peck as Atticus Finch is considered a modern classic. Pre-Sentencing Investigations When I discuss Pre-Sentencing Investigations with other formerly incarcerated […]

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Decarceration Nation Episode 5: Lauren-Brooke Eisen

Josh interviews Lauren-Brooke Eisen of the Brennan Center for Justice about her new book “Inside Private Prisons.” Full Episode https://audio.simplecast.com/e7f81a98.mp3 Notes From Episode 5 Lauren-Brooke Eisen is a Senior Counsel at the Brennan Center for Justice. Inside Private Prisons Virtually all of the questions that I asked were inspired by what I found in Lauren-Brooke […]

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Decarceration Nation Episode 3: Power of Prosecutors

Josh and Joel discuss prosecutors as a cause of mass incarceration. Full Episode https://audio.simplecast.com/cd877051.mp3 Notes From Episode 3 Preview Orange Is the New Black? My recaps and writing about the television series “Orange Is the New Black” is covered thoroughly in this guide. Tarra Simmons and Shon Hopwood The story of Tarra’s Oregon Supreme Court case […]

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