Leroy Jones, Dr. Bernard Ashby, Joe Stone, and Denise Georges (clockwise from left) – Photo by Aaron Fishbein

What is justice and who does it serve?

Murderers sometimes walk free after 12-15 years in prison, while low level drug offenders can go away for life. Two different killers with two different lawyers get two different sentences.

Why?

Is Lady Justice blind?

Some people wish that punishments were more extreme, others say they’re too harsh. What do you think?

Today we learn about the inner workings of prosecution and defense.

At the Felony Miami table. Photo – Jake Katel

We welcome former Miami prosecutor Denise Georges, who says that prosecutors are overworked, and underpaid and explains how the system of trying and/or plea bargaining people works.

 

Leroy Jones from N.A.N.A the Neighbors and Neighbors Association a non profit he founded in 1995. Photo by Aaron Fishbein

We also welcome Leroy Jones, founder of N.A.N.A the Neighbors And Neighbors Association, he is an activist and organizer as well as an ex-felon who successfully had his rights restored and has witnessed and defeated police corruption first hand.

 

Dr. Bernard Ashby from FDF Global. Photo by Aaron Fishbein
Dr. Bernard Ashby from FDF Global. Photo by Aaron Fishbein

Our third guest is Dr. Bernard Ashby MD from FDF Global, a cardiologist and hip hop entrepreneur.

The criminal justice system is made up of people and the conditions that they face as they determine the fates of those who they try or choose not to. Where there is injustice for one, there is injustice for all. Welcome to Felony Miami. Let’s air it out.

 

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