On Wednesday, May 20, the American Bar Association (ABA) recognized the Pulitzer Center-supported PBS NewsHour podcast series Broken Justice with an Honorable Mention in the 2020 Silver Gavel Awards for Media and the Arts in the Radio category. Hosted by Amna Nawaz and reported by Frank Carlson, Broken Justice examines the public defense crisis through the lens of one Missouri man's 22-year journey to overturn his wrongful conviction. The team behind Broken Justice includes producer Vika Aronson and editors Emily Carpeaux and Erica R. Hendry.
The Silver Gavel Awards acknowledge "outstanding work that fosters the American public's understanding of law and the legal system." To view a full list of winners and nominees, please visit the American Bar Association website.