Category Archives: Videos

The Effect the War on Drugs has on Civil Liberties

by Mary C. Piemonte

Watch Albany Law School Professor Paul Finkelman talking about the effect the War on Drugs has on civil liberties during the “Rethinking the War on Drugs” symposium at Northwestern Law School on Feb. 20, 2014.


Youth Organizers Meet to Restore Justice and Communities

by Mary C. Piemonte

Restorative justice is a “better alternative” to school suspensions, expulsions and youth incarceration, and would reduce the cost of the “school to prison pipeline,” according to members of the Albany Park Neighborhood Council and The Adler Institute on Public Safety and Social Justice.

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Preckwinkle on “Racism” in the American Criminal Justice System

by Mary C. Piemonte

Raw footage of Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle talking about the “unfair and inequitable” American criminal justice system practices,  during a talk with actress Anna Deavere Smith on ” Grace and Politics” at Logan Center for the Arts moderated by Alexis Axelrod and organized by University of Chicago Institute of Politics, Rockefeller Memorial Chapel, and University of Chicago Arts on Jan. 13, 2014.