NACDL - Ep.31 - Groundbreaking Report on Racial and Ethnic Disparities in the Criminal Justice System

Ep.31 - Groundbreaking Report on Racial and Ethnic Disparities in the Criminal Justice System

On July 17, 2013, The Association of Prosecuting Attorneys, the Brennan Center for Justice at New York University School of Law, the Foundation for Criminal Justice, NACDL, the Center for NuLeadership on Urban Solutions, and the New York County Lawyers’ Association released Criminal Justice in the 21st Century: Eliminating Racial and Ethnic Disparities in the Criminal Justice System, a critically important and inclusive examination of the profound racial and ethnic disparities in America’s criminal justice system, and concrete ways to overcome them.

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Ep.31 - Groundbreaking Report on Racial and Ethnic Disparities in the Criminal Justice System -- On July 17, 2013, The Association of Prosecuting Attorneys, the Brennan Center for Justice at New York University School of Law, the Foundation for Criminal Justice, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the Center for NuLeadership on Urban Solutions, and the New York County Lawyers’ Association released Criminal Justice in the 21st Century: Eliminating Racial and Ethnic Disparities in the Criminal Justice System, a critically important and inclusive examination of the profound racial and ethnic disparities in America’s criminal justice system, and concrete ways to overcome them. This conference report prepared by Consultant Tanya E. Coke is based upon a multi-day, open and frank discussion among a distinguished group of criminal justice experts – prosecutors, judges, defense attorneys, scholars, community leaders, and formerly incarcerated advocates.

In this episode of The Criminal Docket, we hear about this important new report, its findings and recommendations, as well as the conference that led to it, from NACDL’s State Legislative Affairs Director Angelyn Frazer, Neighborhood Defender Service of Harlem Executive Director Rick Jones, and Executive Director of the Center for NuLeadership on Urban Solutions Dr. Divine PryorLearn more about NACDLIvan J. Dominguez, host; Isaac Kramer, production assistant; Steven Logan, production supervisor. Music West Bank (Lezet) / CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 and Walkabout (Digital Primitives) / CC BY-NC-ND 3.0.