Due Process, winner of 25 New York and Mid-Atlantic Emmy Awards, is a unique production of Rutgers School of Law-Newark and the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy.
The critically acclaimed weekly series on law and justice, launched in 1996 at New Jersey Network is in its 21st Season with the same cutting edge coverage that has marked its long tenure.
Social and Criminal Justice, Urban Issues, Civil Rights, National Security, Government and Politics, Race and Class, Public Policy - those are the elements of the Due Process beat.
Co-hosts for Due Process are Criminal Defense and Human Rights Attorney Raymond Brown and award-winning journalist Sandra King. Sandy also writes, reports and produces Due Process along with Co-Producer Tania Bentley.
Why, in 1939, was a shipload of German Jews not granted refuge? Why were they turned away by this country? Why was the SS St. Louis forced back to Europe, where nearly a third of its passengers would be killed in the Holocaust?
It's an episode that cuts to critical questions of American law and justice.
On this edition of "Due Process," a look back at that "Voyage of the Damned," with a St. Louis survivor, Eva Wiener, and the leaders of the St. Louis Legacy Project.
In their documentary, "Complicit: The Untold Story of Why the Roosevelt Administration Denied Safe Haven to Jewish Refugees," Psychologist Ruth Ann Kalish and Lawyer Robert Krakow charge FDR with placing politics above compassion.
Join us and decide for yourself!