November 05, 2015

Alex Bunin and Tate Williams

Expansion of Harris County First Chance Intervention Program for marijuana cases; death row inmate Larry Swearingen vs Montgomery County DA Brett Ligon; impact of release of 3,000 federal inmates in light of recent changes to federal sentencing guidelines; Obama’s push to “Ban the Box” on job applications

Clips From The Show

First Chance still discretionary

Prosecutors overly career focused

Release of 3,000 inmates not enough

A call to simplify the penal code

Indigent defendants have little relief