Criminal Justice Podcasts: Bail, Youth Prisons, War On Drugs & More
News Beat podcast examines critical issues related to America’s broken criminal justice system.
California passed a law abolishing money bail. (Hurray.) It also grants sweeping powers to judges to lock up defendants at will, indiscriminately, however. (?!?!) Grassroots prison reform groups were bamboozled—and are now furious.
News Beat clinched top honors in the Podcast category at New York Press Club’s annual awards competition recognizing outstanding journalism in print, broadcast and online by media outlets across New York City and the United States.