The need for a reliable and effective criminal justice system in a community is clear. However, where the rubber meets the road, our robust system of checks an...
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Episode 21: Magistration with Lauren Lefton
Join Judge Ron Rangel and criminal defense attorney and city magistrate Lauren Lefton as they discuss the nuts & bolts of the preliminary magistration process and the emotionally charged issue of bail reform.Support the show
Episode 20: San Antonio City Council with Councilman Marc Whyte
Join Judge Ron Rangel and District 10 Councilman Marc Whyte, as they discuss campaigning, current hot policy topics, and the newly elected Councilman’s vision for San Antonio.Support the show
Episode 19: Case Managing with Azalea Balderas-Barroso
Join Judge Ron Rangel and Bexar County Case Manager Azalea Balderas-Barroso as they detail the unique rights and obligations of being a Felony Mental Health Pretrial Diversion case manager.Support the show
Episode 18: Experiencing the FMHPTD with Vanessa Sandoval
Join Judge Ron Rangel and pretrial diversion graduate Vanessa Sandoval as they shed light on the transformative work of the Bexar County Felony Mental-Health Pretrial Diversion Program.Support the show
Episode 17: The Latest Specialty Courts & Probation Techniques with Emile Huggins
Join Judge Ron Rangel and Bexar County Adult Probation Officer Emile Huggins as they explore the new cutting edge rehabilitative methods used to protect both our specialty-court probationers, and society at large.Support the show
The need for a reliable and effective criminal justice system in a community is clear. However, where the rubber meets the road, our robust system of checks and balances gets complicated quickly. Join Judge Ron Rangel and his guests, every other week, as they break down how this most vital of systems works. Each episode contains powerful, entertaining, and informative conversations with first-hand participants — e.g., prosecutors, defense counsel, probation personnel, jail staff, and the defendants themselves — who all have a stake in achieving the same overarching goal: Justice.