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Justice Delayed

This podcast is an examination of the American Criminal Justice System and Prison Industrial Complex. Join Billy and Jodie as they tackle difficult topics and come to grips with injustice, corruption, and human rights violations resulting from Retributive Justice and guide us towards a vision of Restorative Justice.

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Justice Delayed Presents Prison Voices: The Suicide of Billy Ray White
TW: Suicide Prison Voices: The Suicide of Billy Ray White is a tale of friendship, devotion, and violence. When you know your best friend's death is coming, what is actually considered betrayal? A truly earth-shattering episode of Justice Delayed.
32:38 8/16/23
Justice Delayed Presents Prison Voices: The Death of Albert Woodfox
On this episode of Justice Delayed Presents Prison Voices, we hear the story of the killing of Brent Miller and Billy Sinclair's information about the crime, the period in which it occurred, and who may have actually killed the prison guard. This is the Death of Albert Woodfox.
09:26 8/15/23
Justice Delayed Presents Prison Voices: Ernest Randall Comeaux, A Rapist Cop
On this episode of Justice Delayed, we present you with the next episode in the Prison Voices series. Ernest Randall Comeaux was a cop who pled guilty to being a serial rapist. But what made him commit these horrific crimes and why would he plead guilty against his own self-interest? Cameron Collins narrates Billy Sinclair's story of 'A Rapist Cop.'
28:03 11/28/22
S02E04 - Women Who Love Men Behind Bars
On Season 2, Episode 4 of Justice Delayed, Jodie Sinclair tells her true life story of being in love with a man behind bars. Billy Sinclair. Journalists and the media treat such women as pariahs, but this is what it is really like to love someone who may never come home. Poetic and hopeful, this is a must-listen.
16:22 11/6/22
Justice Delayed Presents Prison Voices: A White Boy Called Mark
On this episode of Justice Delayed, we present you with the first of many stories in the Prison Voices series. These accounts are a look inside prison. An award winning journalist, Billy Sinclair is able to put into words the absolute indifference to human life and human suffering he witnessed in prison and what those horrific conditions can lead a human being to do. Listen now.
13:16 10/23/22
Justice Delayed S2 Episode 2 - Police Sexual Misconduct with Izzy Rodriguez
  On Season 2 Episode 2 of Justice Delayed, Billy and Jodie sit down with Izzy Rodriguez of the Crime Report to discuss the topic of Sexual Misconduct carried out by police officers. It is a harrowing, eye-opening conversation about one of the biggest crises facing those who interact with the police in any capacity. Listen now.
29:45 10/13/22
Justice Delayed S2 Episode 1 - Rafael Goyeneche and the Crime Commission
On Season 2, Episode 1 of Justice Delayed, we tell the story of how Billy was released from prison, something that would not be possible without Rafael Goyeneche and the New Orleans Metropolitan Crime Commission. A tale of hopelessness, redemption, and triumph, tinged with political intrigue and corruption.
20:05 8/11/22
Episode 6 - Criminal Justice Reform with Wolf Sittler
On Episode 6 of Justice Delayed, Billy and Jodie sit down with criminal justice expert, Wolf Sittler. Wolf has spent decades dealing with a wide range of social and criminal justice issues, ranging from probation & parole to family counseling. He has also been instrumental in helping Texas inmates publish a paper on prison conditions and has worked with the Texas Legislature on many reforms. Listen now!
41:21 4/13/22
Episode 5 - “Inside Injustice with The Crime Report’s Izzy Rodriguez”
Isidoro “Izzy” Rodriguez is the award winning Deputy Editor for The Crime Report, one of the nation’s leading comprehensive news services covering the diverse challenges and issues of 21st century criminal justice. Izzy’s focus in reporting is police reform, where he explores topics ranging from police training and policing the mentally ill to whistleblowers and police sexual misconduct. Join Jodie and Billy as they sit down with Izzy to discuss the latest stories he’s covering for The Crime Report. Read The Crime Report here: https://thecrimereport.org
53:18 3/13/22
Episode 4 - “Prison Friendships with Cullen Thomas”
When most people think of prison, it is possibly the last place they would consider to be the birthplace of meaningful, supportive relationships. Yet for many incarcerated men and women, prison can be an incubator for even the most unlikely of friendships. Cullen Thomas experienced this when he was sent away to a South Korean prison for buying drugs. Now an accomplished writer, Cullen examines and discusses his unexpected friendship with a fellow prisoner with someone who knows all about the subject, our host Billy Sinclair. A must-listen. To learn more about Cullen, visit: http://www.cullenthomas.com To read the in-depth interview Cullen did with Billy a few years ago, visit: https://therumpus.net/2017/05/conversations-with-literary-ex-cons-billy-sinclair/ To read some other crime-punishment pieces written by Cullen, visit: https://aeon.co/ideas/how-to-stop-prisons-from-turning-criminals-into-terrorists https://therumpus.net/2013/10/mystery-to-the-end-2/
58:08 1/11/22
Episode 3 - “Surviving COVID in Prison with Casey and Justin Phillips”
The COVID-19 pandemic has taken a devastating toll on everyone around the world. Many people forget about one of the most vulnerable populations affected: the incarcerated. Justin contracted COVID during his incarceration, while at the same time battling a life threatening illness. His wife Casey fought tirelessly to not only get him adequate medical care, but to get him released. Listen as they recount their harrowing ordeal to Jodie and Billy.
43:08 10/26/21
Episode 2 - “Execution Witness with Stan Allridge”
Imagine witnessing a family member executed by the state. Now imagine witnessing it happen twice. This is what Stan Allridge had to endure when he watched two of his brothers put to death. Two visceral memories burned into his mind, he is an example of the “other” victims of the death penalty. Like Sister Helen Prejean, who counseled Stan’s older brother before he was executed, Stan is a death penalty abolitionist and discusses his heartbreaking story with Jodie and Billy. Don’t miss it.
49:10 10/18/21
Episode 1 - “Death Penalty with Sister Helen Prejean”
There’s perhaps no other name in history more ubiquitous with death penalty abolition than Sister Helen Prejean. Her book “Dead Man Walking: An Eyewitness Account of the Death Penalty in the United States” sparked a national conversation around capital punishment and inspired the Academy Award winning film starring Susan Sarandon and Sean Penn. A stark ally of the Sinclair’s, Sister Helen discusses our current state in American criminal justice with Jodie and Billy and her tireless work to end all executions in the United States. Don’t miss this episode. To learn more about Sister Helen Prejean, visit her website and follow her on Twitter. 
53:31 10/11/21
Introduction - "Billy and Jodie Speak" Pt. 2
Meet our hosts, authors Billy and Jodie Sinclair, as they tell their amazing, inspiring, and harrowing love story in their own words.  Part 2 of 2. When TV News Reporter Jodie Bell ventured into the Death House at Angola State Prison in 1981 to report on the Death Penalty, she never imagined she would fall in love. But when she met award-winning inmate journalist Billy Sinclair, that’s just what happened. What followed was a twenty-five year battle to free Billy from a corrupt system filled with scandal and injustice. A must-listen.
39:53 10/11/21
Introduction - "Billy and Jodie Speak" Pt. 1
Meet our hosts, authors Billy and Jodie Sinclair, as they tell their amazing, inspiring, and harrowing love story in their own words.  Part 1 of 2. When TV News Reporter Jodie Bell ventured into the Death House at Angola State Prison in 1981 to report on the Death Penalty, she never imagined she would fall in love. But when she met award-winning inmate journalist Billy Sinclair, that’s just what happened. What followed was a twenty-five year battle to free Billy from a corrupt system filled with scandal and injustice. A must-listen.
45:53 10/11/21