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"A View from the Bench" was first aired on Sunday April 15th 2018. Our Guest was The Honorable Doug Drummond, District Judge Tulsa County. Show No. 881

Our topics included:
  1. Discuss the position he holds on the bench in Tulsa County
  2. What effect has his prosecution experience had on his handling of the criminal docket
  3. Talk generally about criminal justice reform
  4. How Oklahoma is doing
  5. Why Oklahoma incarcerates so many more people than other states
  6. Why Oklahoma incarcerates more women than any other state
  7. His view about people convicted of non-violent crimes and their likelihood to reoffend
  8. Why Oklahoma keeps people in prison longer than other states
  9. Why the Oklahoma Pardon and Parole Board releases such a small fraction of people who are eligible for parole
  10. How he sees these problems changing in Oklahoma in the future