Rodney Roberts

former inmate

Guest

Former inmate in Newark, New Jersey, he was released in March, 2014 after serving 17 years for a rape he says he did not commit (DNA evidence helped get him released)

Rodney Roberts on KCRW

Local district attorneys get re-elected for putting people in jail.  Now some prosecutors are part of a movement to get some inmates out.

How Many Innocent Americans Are Sitting in Jail?

Local district attorneys get re-elected for putting people in jail.  Now some prosecutors are part of a movement to get some inmates out.

from To the Point

Last year, 125 people across the United States were exonerated of crimes they didn’t commit—the highest number of wrongful convictions ever recorded.

A New Movement to Free the Wrongfully Convicted

Last year, 125 people across the United States were exonerated of crimes they didn’t commit—the highest number of wrongful convictions ever recorded.

from To the Point

More from KCRW

Panelists discuss the imminent end of a policy that turns away asylum seekers, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky’s plea to Congress, and what Elon Musk’s decision with Twitter…

from Left, Right & Center

The California Botanic Garden in Claremont has a Noah’s Ark of native plants. That’s where freezers preserve seeds from plants that might go extinct.

from Greater LA

Panelists discuss Representative George Santos stepping down from his committee assignments, GOP presidential candidates, and going back to the office as the pandemic wanes.

from Left, Right & Center

The FBI, CIA, NSA and other agencies have historically exploited their power but their limits appear boundless in the modern age.

from Scheer Intelligence

Retired Air Force Lieutenant Colonel William J.

from Scheer Intelligence

Panelists discuss Kevin McCarthy’s failed bids to become speaker of the House, President Biden and Mitch McConnell’s joint infrastructure support, and the anniversary of the January 6…

from Left, Right & Center

Larry Gross, author of the LGBTQ civil rights treatise, “Up From Invisibility,” honors the achievement of the new same-sex marriage law with only feint appreciation for the president…

from Scheer Intelligence

Two refugees who escaped Nazi Germany on the Kindertransport meet for the first time since 1939, recounting stories of how they left Europe as children.

from Greater LA

Burbank Congressman Adam Schiff discusses potential criminal charges against Donald Trump, plus his relationship with Kevin McCarthy, and his serious consideration of a Senate run.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand