Tom Mahnke

As Interviewed by Asa Simpson
"It's kind of like being someone who survived cancer or a major health issue. You realize that there are no guarantees that you're going to live a full life, [so] don't leave any regrets on the table. "
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Fred Ligarde

As interviewed by Sam Whitlow
"When he opened the box, the bomb blew up and killed a man."
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Ramon Morejon

As Interviewed by Alisha Morejon
"We talked about being in the army, but we weren't prepared. No one's prepared for that."
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Lolita Kressin

As Interviewed by Liam Kressin
"One of the reasons he tried never to do criminal cases was because all of the clients lied."
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Susan P.

As Interviewed by Sophie N.
"We get very moving letters from the grandparents of whoever the caretaker is for the child--how the child might go to bed with the CD, or the CD is played everywhere they go, and how happy it makes them."
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Rebekah Skelton

As Interviewed by J.Y.
"You really have to be committed to keeping students in school, no matter what, to prevent them from coming into contact with the criminal justice system."
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John Carsey

As Interviewed by Peyton Dashiell
"The only unfairness is not the system. It is the people with the system. Because humans are humans, and they are subject to prejudices and human error."
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Jen Moreno

As Interviewed by E.H.
". . . People, no matter who they are or where they're from or what they look like or what they do . . . or just how they live their lives, should have equal access to social institutions should be treated equally by the law. "
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Pete Arciniega

As Interviewed by Juliette Cloutier
"Over there and over here: big difference. So, over there, they understand that they need God. Here, we're losing that, little by little."
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Michael Hall

As Interviewed by Charlie Franklin
"So there's a certain feeling like, you can actually make a difference. I don't know how much that actually happens, but that's one thing I think that drives a lot of my colleagues and myself."
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Corinne Sumpter

As Interviewed by Morgan Simmons
"I realized I liked to be the person who stood up for someone."
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Ricky Green

As Interviewed by Luke Sylliaasen
"Satisfactory, that is an interesting term."
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Dion Drew

As Interviewed by Zoe Walgren
"I was living in the projects from when I was one to thirteen, so I seen everything in the eighties. It was a lot of drug-selling, a lot of drug use."
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Barbara Hines

As Interviewed by S.S.
"So you'll hear people say: 'Well, why don't they just get in line?' There's no line for these people to get in to."
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David B. Frank

As Interviewed by Ziggy Shin-Peterson
"There is racism in our country and that permeates through the court system. I don't believe that the courts are intending to discriminate against racial minorities, but I believe that racial minorities that have to stay in jail longer might not be able to afford resources that help them in their defense."
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Judge Amy Meachum

As Interviewed by Jackson Choyce
"You've got a lot of wealthy, educated people who may not relate, or understand, people who have struggle..."
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