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WYES continues its ongoing initiative exploring progress rebuilding a safer, stronger, smarter city post-Katrina.

The RESHAPING A GREATER NEW ORLEANS: CRIMINAL JUSTICE series explores the reinvention of the Orleans Parish Criminal Justice System. The Fall 2012 program updates the changes that have been implemented in the system post-Katrina.
The latest installment in the series which premiered in the Summer of 2013 delves into the issue of the size of the judiciary and the number of courts in the Orleans Parish Criminal Justice System.


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Watch The July 25, 2013 Program Online
See it now on WYES On-Demand

Catch the rebroadcast: September 29, 2013 @ Noon

Learn more about the varying viewpoints and opinions on this important public safety issue. Watch the latest installment of the Reshaping a Greater New Orleans: Criminal Justice series as WYES Community Projects producer Marcia Kavanaugh is joined by chairman of the New Orleans Crime Coalition, Dr. Michael Cowan, retired Orleans Parish Criminal District Court Judge Calvin Johnson and Bureau of Governmental Research President and CEO, Janet Howard, with reports by journalist Katy Reckdahl.



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