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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/

    Check-in with the Chair: Q4 2021

    Check-in with the Chair: Q4 2021

    Featuring: Wayne McKenzie, General Counsel at NYC Department of Probation
    Chair of the ABA Criminal Justice Section.

    Wayne joins us to give an update on what the Section has been up to and what plans they have for the coming months. We discuss in-person events like the recent white collar crime institutes and our upcoming CJS Fall Institute. We also discuss the other work of the Section in policy, new books, new reports and more.

    With the CJS Fall Institute next week and Thanksgiving the week after that, we will sign off for Season 3. We will take a break for the months of December and January and return again in February.

    Want to get involved with the Criminal Justice Section? Join us! https://www.americanbar.org/membership/join-now

    • 20 min
    A Day In The Life: Defense Attorney and Academic

    A Day In The Life: Defense Attorney and Academic

    Featuring: Raul Ayala, Deputy Federal Public Defender at Office of the Federal Public Defender in the Central District of California and the collaborative court supervising attorney.

    Ellen Yaroshefsky, The Howard Lichtenstein Distinguished Professor in Legal Ethics and Professor of Law.

    Raul and Ellen join us to share what a day in the life is like for them as a public defender and an academic, respectively. Each shares their daily activities in addition to reflections on pivotal career moments that got them to where they are. Finally, they reflect on what they wish they would have known before working in their respective roles.


    Enroll in a CJS Committee

    Want to get involved with the Criminal Justice Section? Join us! https://www.americanbar.org/membership/join-now

    • 25 min
    Task Force Ops: "Pulling Back the Curtain" with the Women in Criminal Justice Task Force

    Task Force Ops: "Pulling Back the Curtain" with the Women in Criminal Justice Task Force

    Featuring: Maryam Ahranjani, Associate Professor and Don L. & Mabel F. Dickason Professor with the University of New Mexico School of Law. Reporter of the Task Force: Women in Criminal Justice.
    Yaamini Rao, Deputy Public Defender at Santa Clara County Public Defender's Office. Advisory Board member and Data Committee Co-chair.

    The Task Force: Women in Criminal Justice join us to discuss their final report “Pulling Back the Curtain”. Further we discuss the impact of the listening sessions conducted by the Task Force and models for how these reports can help criminal justice practitioners across the country. And now that the report is published, the Task Force has plans to pressure test their recommendations. Maryam shares with us their plans and what we should expect looking forward.

    Pulling Back the Curtain

    "Toughen Up, Buttercup" versus #TimesUp: Initial Findings of the ABA Women in Criminal Justice Task Force

    Join the Women in Criminal Justice Committee

    Want to get involved with the Criminal Justice Section? Join us! https://www.americanbar.org/membership/join-now

    • 23 min
    Cybercrime Law: A Call for Uniformity

    Cybercrime Law: A Call for Uniformity

    Featuring: Jody Westby, Global Cyber Risk LLC and Adjunct Professor, Georgia Institute of Technology, School of Computer Science
    Matthew Esworthy Partner with Bowie & Jensen

    There has been a surge in cybercrime over the last 18 months, escalating the need for more uniform laws in this space both globally and domestically. Jody and Matt join us to give us background on the escalation in cybercrime and what the gaps are in our laws. Further we discuss how these laws impact investigations and where the laws currently stand.

    Enroll in a CJS Committee

    Want to get involved with the Criminal Justice Section? Join us! https://www.americanbar.org/membership/join-now

    • 30 min
    A Day In The Life: Judge and Prosecutor

    A Day In The Life: Judge and Prosecutor

    Featuring: Hon. Rachel L. Pickering, Third Judicial District; Shawnee County Kansas
    Elizabeth Rosen, Assistant State's Attorney at The Office of the State's Attorney, Howard County

    Judge Pickering  and Elizabeth share what a day in the life is like for them as a judge and a prosecutor, respectively. Each shares their daily activities in addition to reflections on pivotal career moments that got them to where they are. Finally, they reflect on what they wish they would have known before working as a judge or prosecutor, respectively.

    Enroll in a CJS Committee

    Want to get involved with the Criminal Justice Section? Join us! https://www.americanbar.org/membership/join-now

    • 21 min
    Jones v. Mississippi

    Jones v. Mississippi

    Featuring: Kristina Kersey, Senior Youth Defense Counsel

    We are revisiting  Jones v. Mississippi as the decision came as a shock and disappointment to juvenile justice advocates across the country. With recent Miller and Montgomery decisions, the expectation was that the court would rule to reduce the sentence of Jones. Kristina helps us review Jones' path to the Supreme Court and what the potential impact of this decision might be.

     Keeping up with the Joneses

    Want to get involved with the Criminal Justice Section? Join us! https://www.americanbar.org/membership/join-now

    • 14 min

Customer Reviews

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12 Ratings

12 Ratings

malfoxley ,

Great show!

The host highlights all aspects of criminal justice and more in this can’t miss podcast! The host and expert guests offer insightful advice and information that is helpful to anyone that listens!

Clarisse Gomez ,

Awesome Podcast!!!

The host of The Just Pod podcast, highlights all aspects of criminal justice and more in this can’t miss podcast! The host and expert guests offer insightful advice and information that is helpful to anyone that listens!

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