Tamara Levy on why people are wrongfully convicted & the new program at UBC that is looking into such cases. Cameron Ward on the need for civilian investigations of police shootings and in-custody deaths. Prison News.
Stark Raven Media Collective
[2:37 - 28:33] UBC INNOCENCE PROJECT
Interview with Tamara Levy on why people are wrongfully convicted and the new program at UBC that is looking into such cases.
Link to the isolated interview audio: http://www.radio4all.net/proginfo.php?id=24993
[32:16 - 41:18] PRISON NEWS
-Environmental activist Betty Krawczyk released from jail
-Father looking for answers in his son's death at the hands of Quebec police
-Archeologists uncover prison-yard cemetery at Toronto's Don Jail
-Omar Khadr heading back to military tribunal at guantanamo
-Stephan Dion speaks out for Omar Khadr to be returned to Canada
-Some executions on hold US Supreme Court reviews lethal injection
-More than three times as many black people live in prison cells as in college dorms
[42:32-55:43] Deaths In-Custody and Civilian Oversight
Excerpt from a talk by Cameron Ward, lawyer who has represented several people whose family members have died in police custody. He spoke at a recent forum on Deaths-In-Custody in Vancouver, BC.
More info: (http://www.bccla.org)
**Show includes intro/extro, show & station IDs, music and announcements.
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