Podcast

“One Mother’s Voice” podcast returns this week

This week One Mother's Voice: In the Name of Justice podcast (Spreaker.com) will return--after a year-long hiatus--with our 53rd episode. OMV is dedicated to families with loved ones in jail or prison and those currently or formerly incarcerated. As the mother of a formerly incarcerated son, who died in a New York State prison in… Continue reading “One Mother’s Voice” podcast returns this week

Commentary

A familiar story of death in custody

Seven days... Over several days in October 2009, a young man in handcuffs, escorted on either side by  stone-faced officers or guards, was taken from his cell to court, from court back to jail, from jail to a hospital and eventually to a prison infirmary. His narrow face was covered with purple bruises, his eyes… Continue reading A familiar story of death in custody

Criminal Justice News

Podcast watch; some states have reduced prison populations

Podcasts to follow On my podcast, One Mother's Voice:In the Name of Justice (on hiatus until January 2019), my message is: to bring about meaningful reforms in our criminal justice system, those of us affected--either directly or indirectly--should understand how its laws, policies, and practices impact our families and communities. Two podcasts with differing approaches to educating… Continue reading Podcast watch; some states have reduced prison populations