Lawyers Jack D’Aurora and John Gonzales discuss a variety of legal and social justice issues, ranging from tort reform human trafficking. And sometimes, there’s even a little humor thrown in—but not too much humor. After all, these are lawyers doing the talking.
Gun violence–a pediatric surgeon’s point of view
A prior guest on our podcast, Jonathan Groner is a pediatric surgeon and the medical director of the Center for Pediatric Trauma Research at Nationwide Children’s Hospital who regularly treats Columbus children for gunshot wounds. For Groner, gun violence isn’t some distant problem to debate from the comfort of his home. For him, it’s very … Continue reading Gun violence–a pediatric surgeon’s point of view →
Former attorney general Jim Petro: repeal the death penalty
As a state representative, Jim Petro helped draft Ohio’s death penalty law in 1981. During his watch as attorney general from 2003 to 2007, the state of Ohio executed 18 men. But now, Petro thinks it’s time to repeal the death penalty. Listen and find out why.
Recognizing the humanity within the LGBTQ community
Why is it that some number of people want to deprive members of the LGBTQ community of the fundamental rights that everyone else enjoys? What’s so hard about recognizing the humanity of the LGBTQ community? Listen to Densil Porteous, executive director of Stonewall Columbus, talk about how he uses grace and patience to help people … Continue reading Recognizing the humanity within the LGBTQ community →
Inside the walls
Ohio houses some 50,000 men and women in its penitentiaries. Former warden Christine Money describes life inside the walls and an innovative program she now directs that helps inmates successfully reenter society. Some of these former offenders have been inside the walls for over 35 years, and almost all of them are doing exceptionally well.
Location a big factor in determining likelihood of success
It’s no secret that some parts of metro Columbus make it tough to succeed because of crime and lack of resources. Amy Klaben, project facilitator for Move to Prosper, tells us about the success 10 single mothers and their children are having now that they’re relocated from low-income, low-resource neighborhoods to neighborhoods that provide more … Continue reading Location a big factor in determining likelihood of success →
The death penalty–a physician’s point of view
Jonathan Groner is a pediatric surgeon and the medical director of the Center for Pediatric Trauma Research at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, who has been vocal in his opposition to the Death Penalty. This isn’t just an academic exercise for Dr. Groner. He’s been to Death Row and examined Death Row inmates whose executions were botched. … Continue reading The death penalty–a physician’s point of view →
Best of the best!
Great dialogue! Clear and concise information, shared by attorneys that are full of integrity! Great duo representing CAP CITY.