Bonus Episode: Chesa Boudin, Restorative Justice Advocate, Wins San Francisco DA Election
Chesa Boudin, progressive candidate for San Francisco DA featured on our Restorative Justice episode, wins.
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.