Law/Court/Crime

KBOO's Spring Membership Drive has ended but you can still join online to help us reach our goal.

$61,294 of $80,000 as of 10:00 pm on April 20, 2019

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Kavanaugh: Hope vs. Misogynist Reality

By a KBOO member: WHAT I WISH WOULD HAPPEN: That the prep school Kavanaugh type a--holes finally get their comeuppance. That Ford is believed, that all survivors are believed, that this national trauma comes to a head and the people who have been brutalized, assaulted, hu... Read more

Portland poet Nastashia Minto, author of "Naked"; and the Portland Queer Documentary Film Festival

Airs at: Tue, 04/23/2019 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Preference
We'll be talking with Nastashia Minto, author of the new poetry collection, 'Naked': I never truly understood the beauty of another being until I began to find and love myself. Minto is a Georgia-born African American woman living and working in Portland. Reema Zaman call... Read more

Expunging Criminal Records

Airs at: Mon, 04/29/2019 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Karen James speaks with Nikki Thompson about expunging criminal records for youth and adults.  Nikki, an attorney with the Metropolitan Public Defenders Community Law Division, runs the MPD Expungement Clinic.  A motion to set aside (expunction) is a legal proceeding for se... Read more

An Interview on the Inside

Airs at: Mon, 04/22/2019 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Join host Isabelle Sinclair in an interview with currently incarcerated aspiring writer Damon Lee Petrie. Damon has been incarcerated at Oregon State Penitentiary (OSP) for the past 26 years, and shares his insight about life within the prison system, and about the fundamen... Read more

Abolishing the Death Penalty

Airs at: Mon, 04/15/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
The Old Mole's Left & the Law team, Jan Haaken and Mike Snedeker, review the moratorium in California on the death penalty and the political shifts in support for capital punishment. They also comment on a recent case emphasizing the cruelty of putting people to death.  Read more

2019 Oregon Legislation: Juvenile Justice

Airs at: Mon, 04/15/2019 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Join Prison Pipeline Hosts Karen James & Amy Johnson during KBOO's Membership Drive for a one-hour special as we discuss proposed legislation to reform Measure 11, Oregon's mandatory minimum sentencing law, particularly as it applies to juveniles.   Robert White & Kenneth ... Read more

Queer Heroes - a project of GLAPN, Portland's gay/lesbian history network

Airs at: Tue, 04/09/2019 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Preference
GLAPN (Gay/Lesbian Archives of the Pacific Northwest) will be celebrating Pride by choosing a Queer Hero for every day in June. GLAPN is interested in hearing about anybody, living or dead, or any color of the LGBTQ rainbow, whose risk, sacrifice, service, example, or inspi... Read more

Chelsea Manning and Grand Jury Resistance

Airs at: Mon, 04/01/2019 at 4:00pm - Fri, 04/05/2019 at 5:00pm
Produced for The Final Straw Radio
Chelsea Manning and Grand Jury Resistance This week on The Final Straw, we’re excited to bring you perspectives on resisting Federal Grand Juries in the U.S. In particular, we focus on the situation of imprisoned, former army whistle-blower, Chelsea Manning. Ms. Manning, w... Read more

The Reckonings

Airs at: Fri, 04/19/2019 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Between the Covers
  From “Speak Truth to Power,” about the condition of not being believed about rape and assault; to “Goliath,” about the ways evil is used as a form of social control; to “The Fallout,” about ecological and generational violence, Lacy M. Johnson creates masterful, elabora... Read more

KBOO News In Depth: Stephen Fowler on Restorative Justice

Produced for News In Depth
Our In Depth guest today is Stephen Fowler of Resolutions Northwest. Stephen talks about Resolutions Northwest's upcoming workshop on Trauma, Resiliency and Restorative Justice. The workshop takes place Monday, April 15th from 9am to 4 pm at the Northwest Health Foundation ... Read more