Originally published on Thu September 26, 2013 9:45 am
For a man who spent the bulk of his career as a public defender, Robert Listenbee's new role walking around the halls of the U.S. Justice Department may not be the most comfortable fit.
But Listenbee, who became administrator of the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention earlier this year, says his transition has been smooth. And besides, he says, he couldn't resist the "extraordinary opportunity."
Louisiana ACLU Executive Director Marjorie Esman talks about proposed prison sentencing reforms, for non-violent offenders, endorsed by Governor Jindal.
Rev. Chris Andrews, with Rebuilding Together Baton Rouge, talks about volunteer charity home repair projects going on this weekend.
A visit with veteran political consultant Gus Weill.