Prison

1 out of 100 Americans Are Incarcerated

Airs at: Wed, 02/27/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Evening News
A new study examining the social and financial costs of prison policy says the United States has passed a grim milestone: one out of every one hundred Americans is now incarcerated.Oregon spends a higher percentage of its budget on prisons than any other state. KBOO's Chris... Read more

Advocacy for Incarcerated Youth

Airs at: Tue, 02/26/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for The Underground

Civil Liberties Watch: Removal of Detainee Right to Appeal & Military Commissions Act 2006

Airs at: Sun, 01/13/2008 at 4:00pm
Next on Civil Liberties Watch Kboo’ reporter Linda Olson-Osterlund Discusses the Military Commissions Act of 2006 with the director of the ACLU of Oregon David Fidanque..  Read more

Racial Disparity in the Oregon Prison System

Airs at: Wed, 01/09/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Xicanismo
Host Carlos Chavez explores the topics of racial justice and racial disparity in the Oregon Prison System with Caylor Rolin of the Portland-based Partnership for Safety and Justice, a group seeking to unite people convicted of crime, survivors of crime, and the families of ... Read more

Jan. 2nd Updates Show Resources

For More Information about the San Francisco Eight:  http://www.freethesf8.org/ For More Information about the Jena Six:  http://www.freethejena6.org/ For More information about the noose incident at Reed:http://www.oregonlive.com/news/oregonian/index.ssf?/base/news/11945... Read more

Catholic teacher held for protesting interrogation school

Airs at: Sun, 12/16/2007 at 4:00pm
Produced for Evening News
Oregon peace activist Betsy Lamb of Redmond is being held in an Arizona jail, after being deemed  "a flight risk and danger to the community."     Lamb, a retired Catholic lay teacher, and Franciscan Father Jerry Zawada were arrested while attempting to enter Ft. Huachuca (... Read more

KBOO Reporter Interviews Guantanamo Lawyer

Airs at: Sun, 12/16/2007 at 4:00pm
Produced for Evening News
As the trial date for several key cases of prisoners in Guantanamo Bay draws near, KBOO reporter Marliese Franklin spoke today with lawyer Pardiss (par-DEES)  Kebriaei (keh-BRAH-ee) of the Center for Constitutional Rights: Read more

The Supremes Go to Guantanamo (again)

Airs at: Tue, 12/04/2007 at 4:00pm
Produced for People Rise Up
Featuring Emi Maclean, Staff Attorney with the Guantanamo Global Justice Initiative at the Center for Constitutional Rights.  Today, they went before the U.S. Supreme Court to argue two cases (docket 1, 2) regarding Guantanamo detainees and habeas corpus.  Described as "the... Read more

V.O. Blum on WPFW-FM

Airs at: Mon, 11/12/2007 at 4:00pm
In Washington, DC, Pacifica news analyst Gloria Minott quizzes Oregon novelist V.O. Blum about his recent political parable, Split Creek. Read more

Felony Question Removed from Mulnomah County Job Application

Airs at: Fri, 11/23/2007 at 4:00pm
Produced for Evening News
Starting a new life can be difficult after a felony conviction, but Multnomah County is removing one barrier.  It has gotten rid of a question on its job applications asking about felony convictions.  KBOO’s Helen Honey reports in collaboration with the Oregon News Service. Read more