41 min

Former Prosecutor Discusses Race, Constitutional Rights & Police Violence NewsMunchies with Ted Corless

    • Society & Culture

Recent events involving the killing of black men by police have sparked calls for reform in the criminal justice system across the country. My law firm's very own John Mulvihill, a former prosecutor in the State Attorney’s office, talks about the high-profile cases playing out in the media and criminal justice system. Cannabis and racism are two big concepts that are closely connected. African Americans and whites use marijuana at the same frequency, yet you’re four times more likely to go to jail for using marijuana if you’re a person of color. We must reverse the systematic issues that lead to mass incarcerations of African Americans while eliminating police violence.

Recent events involving the killing of black men by police have sparked calls for reform in the criminal justice system across the country. My law firm's very own John Mulvihill, a former prosecutor in the State Attorney’s office, talks about the high-profile cases playing out in the media and criminal justice system. Cannabis and racism are two big concepts that are closely connected. African Americans and whites use marijuana at the same frequency, yet you’re four times more likely to go to jail for using marijuana if you’re a person of color. We must reverse the systematic issues that lead to mass incarcerations of African Americans while eliminating police violence.

41 min

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