Power to the Podcast
By ACLU of Minnesota
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County Attorneys (also known as District Attorneys) are some of the most powerful people in our criminal justice system. They decide who gets criminal charges filed against them, the severity of those charges, or if charges get filed at all. In this series, we dive into the roles County Attorneys play in mass incarceration, bail practices, and policing. Power to the Podcast, brought to you by the ACLU of Minnesota, takes a deeper look into this and other civil liberties you care about and empowers you to take action. Learn more at www.aclu-mn.org.
||CleanPower of the Prosecutor: Mobilizing for Prosecutorial Reform||What role can citizens play in prosecutorial reform? In 2017, the people of Philadelphia elected Larry Krasner, a lifelong civil rights attorney to the position of District Attorney. Krasner immediately implemented policies intended to reduce mass...||9/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPower of the Prosecutor: The Race for County Attorney||In part 3 of this series, you'll be introduced to Minnesota's incumbent County Attorneys in Hennepin and Nicollet Counties and their challengers. In Hennepin County, Mark Hasse is challenging County Attorney Mike Freeman and in Nicollet County,...||9/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPower of the Prosecutor: Prosecutorial Discretion||How do County Attorneys decide if and how they try cases? How do they decide what sort of charges to bring? Elizer Darris, who was charged with first-degree murder as teenager, shares how prosecutorial discretion affected his life. Hennepin...||9/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPower of the Prosecutor: Who Are County Prosecutors?||In the first part of this series, hosts Aliya Khan and Jana Kooren are joined by Bill Cobb, Deputy Director for the ACLU's Campaign for Smart Justice to talk about shifting the dialogue around County Attorneys to reflect our culture. They're also...||9/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
This is so informative and easy to understand. Very little jargon and lots of useful information. Hope this helps a lot of Boyer’s.
5 star review
Love this podcast. Pertinent for everyone, not just folks living in Minnesota. Empowering and full of information for voters looking to make a difference in communities.
An important and timely discussion. Great perspectives on the topic of Smart Justice!