Rebecca Brown, Policy Director of the Innocence project joins us and we talk about the great work they do on proving people’s innocence who have been wrongly convicted. Some locked away for decades. How they pick there cases and what type of cases they take on. How we became a Jailer nation, Why people innocent people plead guilty, criminal justice reform, Why are so many people in jail because they can’t make bail, 3 strikes your in prison for life, Sentencing reform, What can we do to help change the system. Listen to and pass on to others. Subscribe to our YouTube channel and tell us what your thoughts are on this.
June 06, 2018
Rebecca Brown joined the Innocence Project in 2005 and directs its federal and state policy agenda, which seeks to prevent & reveal wrongful convictions and assure compensation for the wrongfully convicted upon release from prison. She has also served as a Policy Analyst for the Mayor’s Office in New York City and a Senior Planner at Center for Alternative Sentencing and Employment Services (CASES), where she conducted research, evaluation and planning work around its alternative to incarceration programs. Rebecca began her career at the Civilian Complaint Review Board, where she investigated allegations of police misconduct for the City of New York. She graduated from Barnard College and holds a Masters in Urban Planning, with a concentration in economic and community development from the Robert F. Wagner School of Public Service at New York University, where she was the recipient of the Public Service Scholarship.