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Welcome to Scaling Justice, a podcast that examines the many dimensions of our justice system. Each episode, we’ll highlight work that’s happening in, with, and around justice agencies and we’ll talk about the impact this work has on all of us as practitioners, technologists, and members of our communities.

Join Scaling Justice host Sue Humphreys, who’s worked for over three decades at the intersection of justice and technology, as she and her guests examine the many dimensions of our justice system in an exciting inaugural season.

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Welcome to Scaling Justice, a podcast that examines the many dimensions of our justice system. Each episode, we’ll highlight work that’s happening in, with, and around justice agencies and we’ll talk about the impact this work has on all of us as practitioners, technologists, and members of our communities.

Join Scaling Justice host Sue Humphreys, who’s worked for over three decades at the intersection of justice and technology, as she and her guests examine the many dimensions of our justice system in an exciting inaugural season.

    Mental Health: Prosecutors Driving Big Change in Rural America

    Mental Health: Prosecutors Driving Big Change in Rural America

    From a single test case to a thriving mental health program that’s saved $2M in incarceration costs over two years: Prosecutor Jonathan Meyer and the team in Lewis County, Wash., are working to keep people with serious mental illnesses out of jail and in contact with the community resources they need. Hear about the inter-agency collaboration that made it all happen on this episode of Scaling Justice.

    Podcast recorded on Feb. 4, 2020.

    • 41 min
    Paul Wormeli on Data, Technology, and the Collaboration that Makes it Work

    Paul Wormeli on Data, Technology, and the Collaboration that Makes it Work

    “Your job is to make your data discoverable, not to hoard it.” Paul Wormeli has briefed everyone from the former director of national intelligence who wrote those words to J. Edgar Hoover to local agencies, and his message is clear: Integration and collaboration are key to solving justice problems. For over 50 years, Paul has advocated for data sharing in justice, and he joins Scaling Justice to discuss how data drives more equitable outcomes.

    • 40 min
    Measures for Justice: Stories of Data in Action

    Measures for Justice: Stories of Data in Action

    Amy Bach, founder of the non-profit Measures for Justice, lives by the motto: “You can’t change what you can’t see.” Illuminating the truth through data has been her life’s passion, and Amy works with agencies across the country to make meaningful change to promote justice. Hear stories about data research at MSJ, and get advice for how your agency can start moving toward greater transparency and positive change.

    • 50 min
    How the CSG Justice Center is ‘Stepping Up’ for Behavioral Health

    How the CSG Justice Center is ‘Stepping Up’ for Behavioral Health

    The line between health issues and legal issues is frequently blurred, particularly with mental illness and substance use disorders. How can we un-blur that line? How do we get people the help they need while maintaining public safety? Ayesha Delany-Brumsey of the Council of State Governments (CSG) Justice Center and Stepping Up Initiative joins Scaling Justice to examine health issues in the justice system and what’s making a difference.

    • 38 min
    Judge Anthony Capizzi’s View from the Bench: What’s Up with Kids Today?

    Judge Anthony Capizzi’s View from the Bench: What’s Up with Kids Today?

    Youth crime is down, but the severity of offenses is up. Abuse and neglect are on the rise. Kids today are dealing with a lot, and sometimes, courts have the opportunity to intervene at just the right moment to make a difference. Host Sue Humphreys welcomes the Honorable Judge Anthony Capizzi to talk about juvenile justice, the role of the court, and how alternative interventions are sparking positive change.

    • 35 min
    A2J: Tipping the Scale Toward Accessibility

    A2J: Tipping the Scale Toward Accessibility

    A2J has become one of the many buzzwords in the justice sector, but what does true access to justice look like? What can courts do to tip the scales toward accessibility? Join host Sue Humphreys as she digs into court accessibility with special guest Renee Danser, Associate Director of Research and Strategic Partnerships at the Access to Justice Lab at Harvard Law School.

    • 27 min

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Informative and interesting

Very informative and interesting podcast. Sue is very well spoken.

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