On May 13, 2015, Associate Professor Jonathan Witmer-Rich was a featured speaker on “The Sound of Ideas,” on 90.3 WCPN. Along with other panelists, he discussed a proposal by state Senator Sandra Williams to abolish or modify the use of grand juries in the state of Ohio. In addition, the panelists discussed problems with plea bargaining. Professor Witmer-Rich argued that preliminary hearings would be a better process for screening most cases than the grand jury system.
The archived episode of the radio show is available here.