City Views

CityViews 3/5/12: The Problem with Prosecutors/Coyote Bounty




Segment 1: “Prosecution Complex”

The U.S. legal system is built on the ideals of fair trials and zealous representation. But University of Utah law professor Daniel Medwed argues the system is rife with prosecutors behaving badly and that has tragic human consequences. On Monday, Medwed joins us to examine the extent of prosecutorial misconduct and what can be done to fix the system.


  • Daniel Medwed, Prof. of Law, University of Utah


Daniel Medwed will read from and sign copies of “Prosecution Complex: America’s Race to Convict and Its Impact on the Innocent” on Tuesday, March 6 at 7 p.m. at the Jewish Community Center, 2 North Medical Drive, Salt Lake City.




Segment 2: Coyote Control

Senate Bill 245, a bill that would put a price on the heads of coyotes, is working its way through the Utah legislature. As coyote populations expand, should the state intervene by bumping up a bounty on the animals?



  • Ryan Benson, Big Game Forever
  • Kirk Robinson, Western Wildlife Conservancy


City Views
City Views was a daily public affairs program that ran on KCPW from 2011 to 2013. It was hosted by Jennifer Napier-Pearce, who later went on launch and host "Behind the Headlines," the weekly news roundup from KCPW and The Salt Lake Tribune. The show featured news reports and interviews with policymakers, local newsmakers and
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