Lawyers Have A Role To Play In Decriminalizing Poverty


It was a wake-up call for the nation, and one organization had already been in place working on these issues for five years.
Audio, Interview (Missouri)

WESA (Pittsburgh)
September 5, 2017
LISTEN TO THE FULL INTERVIEW HERE

Tags: Criminal Justice, Poverty

Organizations mentioned/involved: ArchCity Defenders (St. Louis)


DETAILS

This week on 90.5 WESA’s Criminal Injustice podcast, University of Pittsburgh law professor and host David Harris returns with the show’s fourth season. His first guest, Thomas Harvey, is the co-founder and executive director of Arch City Defenders, which takes a holistic approach to combating what it calls “the criminalization of poverty and state violence against poor people and people of color.”