Service Roads: Conversations on the Law and Social Justice
About This Show
Service Roads is a podcast focused on celebrating the practice of using the law for social change. Our guests include lawyers, judges, and advocates that have committed their careers to working for the people that need it most. As one of our guest's stated "there is a major difference between Law and Justice". We're trying to figure out what that difference is, and how lawyers can fix it.
Most Recent Episode
Ending Wealth-Based Pretrial Detention - Alec Karakatsanis
Alec Karakatsanis is a civil rights lawyer focused on ending the practice of human caging. Alec has been instrumental in suing county courts over their cash-bail practices that jailed people simply because they could not afford to pay their fines. Alec's lawsuits have had incredible success in Montgomery, Ferguson, and Houston. Due to his transformational work, Alec was awarded with Public Justice's 2016 Trial Lawyer of the Year award.