Dr. Alex Gee discusses cross-cultural criminal justice reform with Jerome Dillard and John Vaudreuil. John is a former United States Attorney for the Western District of Wisconsin. He worked for U.S. Justice Department for 38 years, first as an assistant U.S. attorney in Wisconsin’s Western District where he prosecuted criminal cases. He was appointed the U.S. Attorney for Wisconsin’s Western District in August 2010 by President Barack Obama. He resigned in March 2017 when then-Attorney General Jeff Session called for his resignation, along with 45 other U.S. attorneys. John details the situation of resignation in his conversation with Dr. Gee.
Dr. Alex Gee has a conversation with returning guests, Jerome Dillard and Dr. Karen Reece, to pull back the curtain on mass incarceration. Jerome Dillard brings a depth of knowledge on the subject, recounting his and other men’s experience. Dr. Reece reveals the facts of how the justice system truly functions and impacts individuals.
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Dr. Alex Gee talks to Dane County Circuit Court Judge Nicholas J. McNamara about his friendship with Aaron Hicks and their unique collaboration on understanding African-American issues in the criminal justice system. You won’t want to miss the incredible story of these two men discovering their connection to one another and insider look at the justice system.
Dr. Alex Gee talks with former Wisconsin Secretary of the Department of Corrections, Ed Wall about his experience working in the criminal justice system. Ed Wall was appointed by Governor Scott Walker and confirmed by the state senate to serve in his cabinet. Their conversation covers the inside story of Wall’s book, Unethical. Life in Scott Walker’s Cabinet and the Dirty Side of Politics, a revealing and harrowing account of life at the highest levels of the Walker administration and the difficult, life-altering lessons learned along the way.
Dr. Alex Gee has a one-on-one conversation with Wisconsin state Senator Tammy Baldwin to discuss the issues that are important to African Americans. As the country faces racial injustices once again exposed, Dr. Gee questions why Black leaders are only reached out to in these moments. Listen to hear how the African American voice is being heard by the Democratic party.
Dr. Alex Gee has a conversation with his friend, newly-elected Wisconsin Supreme Court Judge Jill Karofsky. They discuss Judge Karofsky’s Black history education journey, white allyship, and the government’s role in racial justice practices.