Jonathan Oberman, a professor who trains public defenders at Cardozo Law School, also scoffs at Vance’s reasoning. “There are conflicting stories from a witness?” he says. “Okay — then just apply the same standard to poor and low-income people and let them derive the same benefit.”
April 20, 2018 - Professor Ekow Yankah speaks with NPR's 90.5 WESA's An-Li Herring about the response to the opioid crisis in comparison to the crack epidemic of the 1980s. In his interview, he talks about the "significance of race in the country's evolution from the War on Drugs to the current focus on treating addiction."