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  • 00:47

    The Juvenile Justice System - A Dangerous Web

    in Education

    The juvenile justice and criminal justice systems ensnare far too many black and brown boys and men. Increasingly, women are caught in this dangerous web too. On this episode of Know-It-All, we are exploring the contours of some of the barriers to mental health and developmental wellness for communities of color that can lead to mass incarceration.


    Dr. Troy Waller is a licensed professional counselor with 15 years of counseling experience. He explains the implications of the breaks in various systems - education, criminal justice, and health care - that keep those systems from adequately protecting and serving black and brown people. He'll share his insights about how these systemic failures manifest and show up in the lives of adults, no matter their socioeconomic status.


    Host Allison R. Brown is a civil rights attorney and founder of Allison Brown Consulting (ABC), which creates education equity plans and promotes equity in education in compliance with federal civil rights law.

  • 00:31

    The Pennsylvania Justice Project - A Wrongfully Accused Man's Story

    in Legal

    It has been about 2 years now, since I began to research and review the facts in the Timothy McEnany case — one of the worst miscarriages of justice in PA history, in my opinion. 


    McEnany was accused of murdering a Hummelstown woman in March, 1993; and despite mishandling and tampering at the crime scene by the victim’s family, gross errors and misrepresentations of so-called “expert witnesses”, and a litany of inconsistencies longer than your arm, McEnany was tried and found guilty of the crime he didn’t commit.

    In this episode, we'll talk about the (poorly) manufactured evidence against McEnany, and the gross inconsistencies in the Commonwealth's case against him. How was this abusrd evidence not challenged? 

    And be sure to tune into our next program, when we take a look at one of the reasons that might have happened... It's called Incentivised Injustice... and it's all too commonplace in Pennsylvania it seems! 

  • 00:30

    The Pennsylvania Justice Project - Did Tim McEnany Get a Fair Trial?

    in Legal

    It has been about 2 years now, since I began to research and review the facts in the Timothy McEnany case — one of the worst miscarriages of justice in PA history, in my opinion. 


    McEnany was accused of murdering a Hummelstown woman in March, 1993; and despite mishandling and tampering at the crime scene by the victim’s family, gross errors and misrepresentations of so-called “expert witnesses”, and a litany of inconsistencies longer than your arm, McEnany was tried and found guilty of the crime he didn’t commit.

    In this episode, we'll talk about the suspicious chain of events during and following Timothy McEnany's trial for the murder of Katherine Bishop, and we'll ask why the most likely suspect in the case was completely ignored. 

  • 01:01

    Tribal Youth and Juvenile Justice

    in Legal

    Tribal Youth and Juvenile Justice: Promoting Resiliency, Youth Engagement, and Delinquency Prevention
    American Indiana and Alaska Native (AI/AN) children and youth have historically been overrepresented in systems, including the juvenile justice system. This has severely impacted AI/AN youth and also the tribal communities’ ability to provide resources and services to tribal youth and their families. Stephanie Autumn and Gerry RainingBird from the Education Development Center, Tribal Programs join this episode of Spotlight on Youth to provide an overview of the demographics of tribal youth at risk for or involved in delinquency matters, discuss the unique risk and protective factors, and share promising practices in prevention and intervention. Guests will also explore the complexities of juvenile justice reform in tribal communities as complicated by the potential multiple jurisdictional issues and the distinct traditions of each tribe.
     

  • 00:02

    Nancy Lockhart, Human Rights Advocate re Criminal Justice

    in Politics Progressive

    Our guest on "NNIA1" this Friday night, June 19, is Nancy Lockhart, a noted human rights advocate in the area of criminal justice! Join us at 9pmEST by calling (818)572.2947. Lockhart's strong legal research and advocacy skills have led to many successes for her clients and for everyone who cares about justice. 

    Nancy Lockhart, M.J. is a non attorney legal analyst with a sincere passion for researching and publicizing wrongful convictions and issues of grave injustices.

    Lockhart is most notably recognized for her work in freeing The Scott Sisters, however; her resume encompasses numerous successful results. Lockhart holds a Master of Jurisprudence from Loyola University Chicago School of Law.

    As a former third generation public school teacher Lockhart followed the tradition of creating "outside the box" teaching strategies for students labeled learning disabled and emotionally disturbed. Her consciousness and disapproval of the "school to prison pipeline" led her to work with juvenile delinquents. As 1994, Reader's Digest DeWitt Wallace Fellow - Lockhart created strategies to integrate technology and writing in rural South Carolina.

    In December of 2011, Lockhart published "Locked Up What To Do When Your AZZ Get's Locked Up" as a learning supplement and guidebook against mass incarceration. Her website is 


    http://nancylockhart.blogspot.com/

    Lockhart is available for interactive, community based legal education 

  • 00:30

    Juvenile Justice Reform in Virginia

    in Youth

    Tune in this Thursday when we take a look at Virginia’s sentencing structure for juveniles. We will be interviewing Kate Duvall, an attorney with JustChildren. She represents individual youth who have been given blended juvenile and adult sentences in unique sentence review hearings. Kate is also involved with Virginia’s Don’t Throw Away the Key campaign, which is focused on reducing the number of youth who are transferred to adult court. We will be discussing how Virginia’s juvenile transfer laws got to where there are today, how JustChildren thinks the laws should change in the future, and how to get involved in the Don’t Throw Away the Key campaign. Don’t miss another great show!

  • 01:00

    JUMBLED JUSTICE

    in Politics

    AN INSIDE LOOK AT CRIMINAL JUSTICE ISSUES AND PRACTICE. 

  • 00:29

    Youth Bullying and the Juvenile Justice System

    in Education

    Cassidy McMillan is an award-winning Filmmaker, Actress, Speaker and Media Contributor. Her current film which she Directed/Produced/Wrote, is the award-winning Documentary Film on bullying and precedent setting bullycide court case, Bullies And Friends, which is being prepped for worldwide release with a global distribution company.  For the Documentary, Cassidy worked with educators, parents, students, counselors, government leaders, and law enforcement and judicial officials. Due to her work and research, Cassidy is a recognized Expert, Speaker and Consultant on bullying prevention, relational aggression, and legal issues regarding youth bullying and the juvenile justice system. Cassidy's a Member of the Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Artists, (SAG-AFTRA), and acts in TV, Film, Theater, Commercials, Voice-Overs. She's worked on projects for Showtime, NBC, Warner Bros., AMC Network, ABC, Discovery, etc. She helms McMillan FilmWorks, Ltd an independent film company in California which works to produce projects on causes and issues affecting our world including Social Justice, Animal Rights, Bullying, Environment. Visit http://www.cassidymcmillan.com/#!gallery/c2143 to learn more about Cassidy and her film work. 


     


     


     

  • 01:27

    Why Justice is needed in this society?

    in Politics

     


    A commonly accepted definition of Justice is that it is a moral standard of all men to one another requiring them to perform their social and moral as well as legal obligations to each other and to grant to each other all that fairly be granted.


    The importance and significance of justice can never be underestimated in the affairs of men. This is so because according to Pope Pius XII, just as, in fact, there can be no peace without order so there can be no order without justice.”


    Verily, justice occupies the highest place in the hierarchy of human values. Under the Old Testament particularly in the Book of Micah, the teachings of the prophets of Israel were summarized into one verse only: “to do justice; to show constant love and to live in humble fellowship with God.”


    Actually, justice is synonymous with righteousness in the sense that what is righteous is just and what is just is righteous.


    Indeed, it is important to be just for according to Confucius “heaven gives long and good life to the just.” His statement finds strong support in two biblical passages, to wit:


    “Righteous men – men of integrity – will live in this land of ours. But God will snatch wicked men from the land and pull sinners out of it like plants from the ground.” (Proverbs 2:21-22)


    “The Lord puts a curse on the house of wicked men and blesses the homes of the righteous.” (Proverbs 3:33

  • 01:40

    No Justice in Social Justice (reschedule)

    in Politics

    Due to technical issues, we lost the 8 AM show.  This is the edited version of the show.


    In this episode, Yaron Brook will discuss the social justice movement and the lack of justice in their philosophy and tactics.


    Every week Yaron Brook reviews significant headlines that impact freedom in various forms. Commenting from a philosophical view that man's greatest value is self, he brings unique perspective to the conversation, always ending the show with a positive sense of life.

  • 00:43

    Juvenile Justice and Youth Issues

    in Lifestyle

    July is Juvenile Justice and Youth Issues Month Prisoner’s Perspective >>>> More on US v. Blewett, No. 12-5226, Filings, Petitions, etc.  >>>>Children of Incarcerated Parents – In the Courtroom – Dear Judge by Phillip Gaines, told by his mother Dorothy Gaines >>>> News that Matters>>>>Inclosing>>>>Events of Interest  

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