JAC Criminal Justice Radio Hour 2015 Guests and Topics

James Logan, Reentry Service Manager for the City of New Orleans

Aug 12, 2015

Mr. Logan joins JAC for a discussion of the Reentry Program with the City of New Orleans. 

Katie Schwartzmann, MacArthur Center for Justice

Aug 26, 2015

Ms. Schwartzmann is the lead attorney on the lawsuit against the Orleans Parish Prison (OPP). She joins JAC to talk about the litigation and the future of OPP.

Simone Levine, Court Watch NOLA

Sep 09, 2015

Ms. Levine is the Executive Director of Court Watch NOLA, a non-profit dedicated to accountability in the criminal courts.

Cashauna Hill, Greater New Orleans Fair Housing Action Center

Sep 23, 2015

Ms. Hill is the Executive Director of the Greater New Orleans Fair Housing Action Center. She joins JAC to talk about the use of criminal records in the housing arena starting with a history of housing discrimination.

Graham Bosworth, Criminal Defense Attorney

Oct 07, 2015

Mr. Bosworth is a defense attorney appointed to the Sentencing Commission. He joins JAC to talk about the commission's duties and how they have recently changed.

Susan Hutson, Independent Police Monitor

Oct 21, 2015

Ms. Hutson leads the city's office that has the duty to provide independent oversight over law enforcement for New Orleans. She joins JAC to talk about what she does and how the public can support the work her office is responsible for conducting.

William Quigley, Attorney

Nov 04, 2015

Mr. Quigley is a lifelong New Orleans advocate and Director of the Gillis Long Poverty Law Center at Loyola University College of Law. He joins JAC to talk about his most recent lawsuit against the Orleans Parish Criminal Court judges on the issue of bail/bond setting.  

Judge Calvin Johnson

Nov 18, 2015

Before retiring, Judge Johnson was District Court Judge for Orleans Parish Criminal District Court from 1990 through 2007, where he served as Deputy Chief Judge from 1999 to 2000 and Chief Judge from 2004 to 2006. He joins JAC to talk about mental health in the criminal justice system.

Judson Mitchell, Defense Attorney

Dec 02, 2015

Mr. Mitchell is poverty law attorney with experience in both civil and criminal law. He talks with us about the laws that remain on the books in spite of being unlawful.

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