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Problems with police, prosecutors and courts have people asking: is our criminal justice system broken?
University of Pittsburgh law professor David Harris interviews the people who know the system best, and hears their best ideas for fixing it.
Criminal (In)justice is an independent production created in partnership with 90.5 WESA, Pittsburgh's NPR News Station.
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What would innovation in probation look like? For years, it’s been just report to your agent, obey conditions set by the court, drug testing – screw up, and go to jail. The only constants were huge caseloads and high failure rates. But Wayne McKenzie, General Counsel to the New York City Department of Probation, explains that change is here. New thinking, borrowed from progressive policing and social justice programs, has made probation a genuine launching pad for a second chance, and for public safety. He tells us what the new probation looks like.