Incarcerated education programs, Sandy Hook lawsuit settlement

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Taycheedah inmate practicing welding
An inmate from the Taycheedah Correctional Institution works in the women’s prison welding lab. Photo courtesy of the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development

The program manager for the Odyssey Beyond Bars project joins us to talk about expanding the classes offered in state correctional facilities. Then, a firearms law expert helps us understand the implication of a legal settlement between a gun manufacturer and the families of victims of the Sandy Hook school shooting.

Featured in this Show

  • Odyssey Beyond Bars project expanding classes to more state correctional facilities

    The Odyssey Beyond Bars project, which provides continuing education for incarcerated people, is expanding to more of Wisconsin’s correctional facilities. We talk with the program manager about how it works and what’s in store for the future.

  • Implications of Remington settlement with Sandy Hook victim families

    The gun manufacturer Remington reached a financial settlement with family members of victims of the Sandy Hook school shooting. We explore what precedent that could set for future gun lawsuits.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Dean Knetter Producer
  • Lorin Cox Producer
  • Lauren Surovi Guest
  • Jacob Charles Guest