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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

This video was created in coordination with Arlington Community Media, Inc. in Arlington, MA. ACMi is dedicated to providing an electronic forum for the free exchange of information and ideas which reflect the talents, skills, interests, concerns, and diversity of 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...
Justice in the Balance | Neil Osborne, Esq.

Justice in the Balance | Neil Osborne, Esq.

In this episode of Justice in the Balance, Neil Osborne from the Mystic Valley branch of the NAACP dissects the historical roots and contemporary effects of voter suppression among populations of color. He speaks to both the injustice inherent in this situation and...
Justice in the Balance – Inside the Middlesex County Jail

Justice in the Balance – Inside the Middlesex County Jail

ACMi Goes to Jail It’s not every day that the viewing public has a chance to see the inside of a county jail, which we bring you in this visit to the Middlesex County House of Correction. We speak to Sheriff Peter Koutoujian about the innovative programs and...