This episode provides a big picture overview of why our criminal justice system needs improvement, especially regarding our overuse of prisons, by exploring the gold
This episode of Justice Voices will be emotionally intense.
Facing realities involved in criminal justice policy sometimes is, including facing the
reality of what a lifetime of abuse and exploitation can do to people.
Some prisons are physical, made of concrete and steel. Other prisons are psychological.
That is the first of three doses of criminal justice reality described in this introductory episode by Justice Voices founder and host, David Risley, former career federal prosecutor and former Director of Public Safety Policy in the Illinois Governor’s office.Reality dose #2: Prisons do only one thing well — incapacitation of dangerous criminals.