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Audio 8.1: Ahead Of Pretrial Hearing, Menendez Defense Points Fingers At Prosecutors
Description: Democratic Senator Robert Menendez is fighting bribery and fraud charges. He'll appear in court Thursday in New Jersey for the latest round of incendiary legal arguments ahead of his trial.
Audio 8.2: Study: Blacks Routinely Excluded From Juries
Description: NPR host discusses the Equal Justice Initiative study on black jurors.
Video 8.1: A prosecutor's vision for a better justice system
Description: When a kid commits a crime, the US justice system has a choice: prosecute to the full extent of the law, or take a step back and ask if saddling young people with criminal records is the right thing to do every time. In this searching talk, Adam Foss, a prosecutor with the Suffolk County District Attorney's Office in Boston, makes his case for a reformed justice system that replaces wrath with opportunity, changing people's lives for the better instead of ruining them.
Video 8.2: Martin Shkreli hires Benjamin Brafman
Description: Martin Shkreli hires Benjamin Brafman, high-profile attorney who defended Sean Combs, Michael Jackson and Dominique Strauss-Kahn.
Web 8.1: Racist Prosecutors
Description: The Economist article discusses the U.S. Supreme Courts attempt to crack down on racist prosecutors.
Web 8.2: Racial Diversity in Juries
Description: Lack of racial diversity leads judge to dismiss jury pool