OPB |Dec. 26, 2014 12:06 p.m.
FRIDAY: We revisit our show from inside the Oregon State Penitentiary where we learned about the College Inside program.
OPB |Nov. 07, 2014 12:45 p.m.
FRIDAY: A federal judge ruled that a case brought by a prison inmate who identifies as a secular humanist can go forward.
OPB |Oct. 06, 2014 12:06 p.m.
MONDAY: We'll talk with U.S. Supreme Court watcher Lisa McElroy about the start of the new term this week.
OPB |Sept. 30, 2014 12:30 p.m.
TUESDAY: In her debut novel "Goodhouse," Portland writer Peyton Marshall imagines a world where boys with certain genetic markers for violent tendencies are sent to prison-like boarding schools to learn "right-thinking."
OPB |Sept. 22, 2014 12:20 p.m.
MONDAY: National advocacy groups for the deaf and hard of hearing are urging the Oregon Department of Corrections to stop using fellow inmates as interpreters.
OPB |Aug. 13, 2014 12:45 p.m.
WEDNESDAY: Portland-based photo blogger, Pete Brook curates photography about American prisons.
OPB |July 29, 2014 12:25 p.m.
TUESDAY: As the prison population continues to grow, and older inmates put stress on the system, clemency is a narrow avenue for relief.
OPB |July 08, 2014 12:45 p.m.
TUESDAY: We'll learn more about a new initiative that will pool data among to identify risk factors for kids in Oregon's juvenile justice system.
OPB |June 12, 2014 12:06 p.m.
THURSDAY: During finals week, we go inside the Oregon State Penitentiary to find out about the College Inside program.
OPB |June 05, 2014 12:15 p.m.
THURSDAY: A study by The Pew Charitable Trusts found that less than half a percent of state prisoners serve their maximum sentence.
OPB |Feb. 04, 2014 12:06 p.m.
TUESDAY: A movement in Congress hopes to bar serial killers and other infamous criminals from profiting from the sale of personal artifacts.
OPB |Nov. 01, 2013 12:30 p.m.
FRIDAY: Katherine Ann Power was on the FBI's Ten Most Wanted list for 14 years. She made a new life for herself in Lebanon, OR before deciding to turn herself in.
May 24, 2013 12:06 p.m.
We'll review the biggest national and regional news stories of the week.
March 26, 2013 12:35 p.m.
Crime is on the rise in Medford, Oregon. Some say increases in drug use and drug trafficking are the biggest causes.
Dec. 18, 2012 12:06 p.m.
We'll talk with two members of Oregon's Commission on Public Safety about their new recommendations for the state's corrections system.
May 01, 2012 9:25 a.m.
Oregonian investigative reporter Les Zaitz looked into widespread sexual abuse at Coffee Creek Correctional Facility.
April 06, 2012 9:06 a.m.
Have you ever wondered what life is like behind bars?
March 12, 2012 9:20 a.m.
Colette Peters started her new job as director of the Oregon Department of Corrections about a month ago. She is the first woman in state history to hold the position.
Jan. 02, 2012 9:06 a.m.
We'll talk to Max Williams, who has lead the Oregon Department of Corrections since 2004, about his tenure, the state prison system, and his upcoming plans.
Dec. 08, 2011 9:06 a.m.
The Inside-Out Prison Exchange Program takes college students into maximum-security prison to learn with prisoners. We'll hear from students and past prisoners about the program.
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