Criminal Justice Reform
Criminal Justice Reform: Restorative Justice and the Culture of the Arlington Police Department is a Public Affairs program.

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Justice in the Balance | Sheriff Peter Koutoujian

Justice in the Balance | Sheriff Peter Koutoujian

In this episode of Justice in the Balance, Middlesex County Sheriff Peter Koutoujian offers his impassioned response to George Floyd’s killing and the intensity of the public reaction, describes the changes made at the Middlesex House of Correction in response...
Justice in the Balance | Prisoners’ Legal Services

Justice in the Balance | Prisoners’ Legal Services

COVID-19 has had an outsized impact on the health and safety of our prison populations and all those who are connected to them, from families to security guards to staff. Prisoners’ Legal Services operates right at the nexus of this complex situation, providing...
Justice in the Balance | Citizens for Juvenile Justice

Justice in the Balance | Citizens for Juvenile Justice

Executive Director Leon Smith, and Deputy Director Sana Fadel describe the work of Citizens for Juvenile Justice on behalf of Massachusetts youth, work that includes advocacy, coalition building, research, and public education. They are busier than ever under the...
Justice in the Balance | Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan

Justice in the Balance | Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan

Middlesex County District Attorney Marian Ryan addresses a number of important topics in a wide-ranging interview. She warns of COVID-19-related scams targeting people (especially elders) around bogus cures and CARES Act checks, and describes how her office is...
Justice in the Balance | Lois Ahrens: Real Cost of Prisons Project

Justice in the Balance | Lois Ahrens: Real Cost of Prisons Project

Lois Ahrens, Founding Director of The Real Cost of Prisons Project, takes us behind the walls of our state penal institutions to focus on the particular risks faced by prisoners, guards, and staff in these potential hotspots. She also makes it clear that those in...
Justice in the Balance | Susan Sered, PhD

Justice in the Balance | Susan Sered, PhD

Suffolk University Sociology professor Susan Sered studies populations that are particularly vulnerable in “normal” circumstances, and particularly so under current conditions. In this episode of Justice in the Balance, Professor Sered opens a window on...