Incarceration of Immigrants

Premiere DateOct 7, 2015
Categories Culture Politics Talk
00:00 The Daily Beat Intro
00:22 The Daily Beat pt. 1 Attorney on the system
04:50 The Daily Beat pt. 2 Incarceration of Immigrants
08:20 The Daily Beat pt. 3 Repressive legal practices
09:56 The Daily Beat Outro
10:07 Sea of Dreams Oberhofer
14:49 Finish

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This week on the Daily Beat: We take a look at our justice system in America and speak with experts on how to improve false incarceration.

Today on the Daily Beat, Wednesday October 7, 2015: American attorney Steve Downs discusses the many existing cases of the U.S. federal government’s policy of preemptive prosecutions of innocent people. The presentation was part of a panel discussion on “Resisting Profiling, Preemptive Prosecution and Prisoner Abuse, A citizens hearing to confront repression of human rights and civil liberties by the criminal justice system.”

The panel presentation focused on repressive legal practices in the criminal justice system have affected civil liberties and human rights of Arab, Muslim, African American, South Asian, and all immigrant communities and the broader social justice movement.


Host Lisa Autz
Lisa Autz is a staff writer, as well as Host of The Daily Beat and Co-Host of Third Eye Weekly. Lisa has a background in journalism and economics. She enjoys working on stories that shed light on the…