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Broken Justice, Episode 5: Where Do We Go From Here?

Image courtesy of PBS NewsHour.

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After 23 years behind bars, and a crushing defeat in 2009, Ricky Kidd finally gets a new day in court. Plus, we take a look inside a new St. Louis County prosecutor's campaign to uproot the process that fuels the overload on public defenders. Could changing the way crimes are prosecuted be the answer to the public defense crisis? If you have questions for the Broken Justice podcast team or Ricky, you can send them to podcasts@newshour.org.