Why do people confess to crimes they didn’t commit? What prejudices are present in the criminal justice system, and how can the trial system be reformed? Today as we continue our pledge drive, Carousel Bayrd talks with Adam Benforado, author of “Unfair: The New Science of Criminal Injustice” to discuss the flaws in the American […]
Pledge Drive! First, host Carousel Bayrd talks with Elizabeth Armstrong, author of “Paying for the Party” to discuss college inequality. Then Brian Juchems, Senior Director of Education and Policy at GSAFE, discusses the new bill circulating that prohibit trans youth from accessing bathrooms and locker rooms in schools that match their chosen gender. Like what […]
Will Cierra Finkley face charges for defending herself against her abuser? Host Carousel Bayrd talks with Alix Shabazz from Freedom Inc and Young, Gifted and Black to discuss this. But first, Carlos Pabellon, Interim Director of the DOA for Dane County discusses the Dane County Budget. Alix Shabazz is a revolutionary community organizer, and has […]
How is Madison moving towards racial and criminal justice in Dane County? The Jail Reform Work Groups, created following the May resolution for comprehensive jail reform, have reported back with their findings. Today Carousel Bayrd talks with County Board Supervisors Shelia Stubbs and Leland Pan on this and where prison reforms are going.
What is the status on the Judge Doyle Square project? What are the benefits? What are the risks? Today on A Public Affair Carousel Bayrd talks with District 15 Alder David Ahrens on why he opposes the project.
What does the new Restorative Justice Initiative mean for low-level youth offenders? Today host Carousel Bayrd talks with YWCA’s Ali Treviño-Murphy and Timebank’s Stephanie Rearick and Lorrie Hurckes to discuss the new initiative that allows youths who receive a Municipal Violation from the City of Madison to go through a restorative justice program instead of court.