Radley Balko reports on criminal justice, the drug war and civil liberties for The Washington Post. He was previously a senior writer and investigative reporter at the Huffington Post, and a reporter and senior editor for Reason magazine. He is author of the books "Rise of the Warrior Cop: The Militarization of America's Police Forces" and "The Cadaver King and the Country Dentist: A True Story of Injustice in the American South" (co-authored with Tucker Carrington). His work has been cited by the U.S. Supreme Court, the Mississippi Supreme Court and two federal appeals courts. He also occasionally writes about the music and culture of Nashville, where he lives.
June 5th, 2023 | 1 hr 19 mins
2nd amendment, ballistic analysis, court, criminal justice, gun news, gun politics, guns, radley balko, second amendment, stephen gutowski
Host Stephen Gutowski and guest Radley Balko discuss the big problems with ballistic matching techniques, especially as evidence in court trials.
April 11th, 2022 | 1 hr 19 mins
2nd amendment, amir locke, gun news, gun politics, guns, radley balko, second amendment, stephen gutowski
Host Stephen Gutowski and Guest Radley Balko discuss the fallout from the killing of Amir Locke and the decision not to charge the officer who shot him.