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Part 4 | Philly D.A. | Episode 4

Season 22 Episode 16 | 55m 45s | Video has closed captioning.

Activist LaTonya “T” Myers lands her dream job just as she’s beginning a 10-year probation sentence. Any slip could send her back to prison. While “T” petitions the court for freedom for herself and thousands more, the D.A.’s team pursues systemic probation reform, facing judges who embrace extended supervision. It’s a chance they believe will break a major cycle of mass incarceration in Philly.

Aired: 05/04/21

Expires: 07/01/21

Rating: NR

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Philly's History of Crime and Punishment

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Philly's History of Crime and Punishment

In order to understand the rich history of criminal reform work, up through the vivid stories of crime and punishment presented in the docuseries Philly D.A., it is important to recognize Philadelphia's origin story

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