James Marquart

Director of the Program in Criminology and Sociology at the University of Texas at Dallas

Guest

Director of the Program in Criminology and Sociology at the University of Texas at Dallas

James Marquart on KCRW

States like Texas and Oklahoma long ago ended racial segregation in their prisons. Now it’s  California’s turn,  after the Supreme Court ordered change.

California Begins Desegregating a Crowded Prison Population

States like Texas and Oklahoma long ago ended racial segregation in their prisons. Now it’s California’s turn, after the Supreme Court ordered change.

from Which Way, L.A.?

More from KCRW

Josiah Citrin, the Michelin-starred force behind Mélisse and Citrin in Santa Monica, lost his 23-year-old son Augie to an opioid overdose in December.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

After 15 months of the pandemic, the Golden State is no longer requiring capacity limits, masks, or social distancing in most places.

from Greater LA

Joe Mathews says that focusing on the state budget, when it appears in good shape, obscures California’s systemic failures.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

KCRW’s Press Play asked audience members to share one habit they’ve picked up in the past year that they hope to keep.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Some of the world’s largest corporations like Amazon, Walmart, Google, and UPS are all looking into using drones to deliver small packages.

from Greater LA

Community activists, entrepreneurs, and local politicians are keeping tabs on President Biden’s $2 trillion infrastructure spending plan that’s currently being debated on Capitol Hill.

from Greater LA

Josh Barro and Ken White talk about the Department of Justice continuing to represent Trump in E. Jean Carroll’s suit, Rudy on tape, special mastering and more.

from All the Presidents' Lawyers

Josh Barro and Ken White discuss Michael Flynn’s talk of a coup, Trump’s wish for reinstatement, and Little RICO.

from All the Presidents' Lawyers

More than half of all American adults have been vaccinated, according to the Biden administration, and life is seemingly speeding back to normal.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand