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Podcast for the Criminal Justice Section of the American Bar Association. We'll talk current issues in criminal justice reform, policy and the Supreme Court. We'll discuss the work of the Criminal Justice Section including events, Task Forces, Standards, the ABA's ICC project and more. This is the Criminal Justice Section of the ABA’s podcast, and may not contain official ABA policy statements. For the ABA’s Code of Online Conduct visit here: https://www.americanbar.org/about_the_aba/codeofconduct/

The JustPod The Criminal Justice Section of the ABA

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Podcast for the Criminal Justice Section of the American Bar Association. We'll talk current issues in criminal justice reform, policy and the Supreme Court. We'll discuss the work of the Criminal Justice Section including events, Task Forces, Standards, the ABA's ICC project and more. This is the Criminal Justice Section of the ABA’s podcast, and may not contain official ABA policy statements. For the ABA’s Code of Online Conduct visit here: https://www.americanbar.org/about_the_aba/codeofconduct/

    Revisiting Prosecutorial Discretion: Can They Do That?

    Revisiting Prosecutorial Discretion: Can They Do That?

    Melba Pearson joins us to revisit our discussion of prosecutorial discretion. Since our initial conversation, the book she mentioned has been released, "Can They Do That? Understanding Prosecutorial Discretion." We discuss the purpose of prosecutorial...

    • 19 min
    Uniform Bar Exam

    Uniform Bar Exam

    This episode is dedicated to our law students. Judy Gunderson, tells us all about the Uniform Bar Exam, including COVID updates. Want to get involved with the Criminal Justice Section? Join us! https://www.americanbar.org/membership/join-now 

    • 28 min
    Police Reform

    Police Reform

    Gabriel Russell joins us to discuss policing protests, and proposed police reforms. Russell weighs in on the potential impact of certification, choke hold bans, duty to intervene, qualified immunity and defunding or disbanding the police and more. Want...

    • 55 min
    Gay/Trans Panic Defense

    Gay/Trans Panic Defense

    Lousene Hoppe joins us on the podcast to talk about a defense strategy called the Gay/Trans Panic Defense. We discuss how it’s been used and how the Criminal Justice Section and National LGBT Bar is working to eradicate this defense. Want to get...

    • 20 min
    Investigating Child Abuse During COVID

    Investigating Child Abuse During COVID

    We're joined by Victor Vieth to discuss tips for investigating child abuse during the COVID pandemic. We discuss educating adults and children on warning signs in addition to protective measures for practitioners. The stress and isolation of the...

    • 23 min
    George Floyd and Prosecution of Police

    George Floyd and Prosecution of Police

    Erika Gilliam-Booker, President of the National Black Prosecutor’s Association and Executive Board Member of the Black Public Defender Association, Byron Conway join us to discuss the prosecution of the police in the murder of George Floyd. We further...

    • 1 hr 1 min

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