Due Process, winner of 25 New York and Mid-Atlantic Emmy Awards, is a unique production of Rutgers School of Law-Newark and the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy.
The critically acclaimed weekly series on law and justice, launched in 1996 at New Jersey Network is in its 19th Season with the same cutting edge coverage that has marked its long tenure.
Social and Criminal Justice, Urban Issues, Civil Rights, National Security, Government and Politics, Race and Class, Public Policy - those are the elements of the Due Process beat.
Co-hosts for Due Process are Criminal Defense and Human Rights Attorney Raymond Brown and award-winning journalist Sandra King. Sandy also writes, reports and produces Due Process along with Co-Producer Tania Ivanova.
Marijuana. Blacks and whites smoke it, studies show, in roughly equal numbers. Then why are African Americans nearly four times more likely to be busted?
Is it racism? Police targeting? Conspiracy? And does the answer to such glaring discrepancy lie not in raising the number of white arrests, but in legalizing pot for everyone? It's already been done in Colorado and Washington State.
An ACLU national study raises disturbing questions about race, marijuana - and justice. And it's the impetus for this edition of Due Process. Our studio guests are ACLU-NJ Executive Director Udi Ofer, former Morris County Prosecutor Robert Bianchi and Criminal Defense Attorney Alan Bowman.
We hope you'll watch this most provocative discussion this Sunday on NJTV - and that you'll visit our website or our Facebook page to tell us what you think.