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Max Kapustin

Max Kapustin is a Research Director at the University of Chicago Crime Lab and Education Lab. He is part...

Amy Thompson

Amy Thompson is the Deputy of Trial Support for the Office of the Cook County Public Defender.  During her...

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Jonathan Amarilio

Jon Amarilio is a partner at Taft Stettinius & Hollister in Chicago. He represents individuals, small businesses, state and...

Jack Sanker

Jack Sanker is an associate with the law firm of Thompson Brody & Kaplan with a wide range of...

Mghnon Martin

Mghnon Martin is a currently a judicial law clerk in the Commercial Law section of the Circuit Court of...

In this edition, our hosts Jon Amarilio, Jack Sanker and Mghnon Martin ponder the question: What the heck is going on in Chicago and gun violence? They’re joined by Amy Thompson from the Office of the Cook County Public Defender and Max Kapustin from the University of Chicago Crime Lab to discuss the severity and root causes of Chicago’s gun violence problem, whether recent discourse in the national media and by President Trump accurately characterizes the problem, and how we can find workable solutions to make a difference.

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Published: May 8, 2018
Podcast: @theBar
Category: Legal News
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Young and young-ish lawyers have interesting and unscripted conversations with their guests about legal news, events, topics, stories and whatever else strikes our fancy.

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