Tuesday, May 4, 2021 Juan Melendez: Witness to Innocence - 17 years, 8 months, and 1 day

The girls sit down with Juan, the 99th death row exoneree, liberated 17 years, 8 months, and 1 day after being wrongfully convicted of a horrendous cr...

Tuesday, April 27, 2021 Legal Brief: Sentencing

This week's Legal Brief, Justine and Amanda discuss sentencing, what goes into sentencing, and what the heck is a PSI?! Justine and Amanda discus...

Tuesday, April 20, 2021 Pete: Are you done yet?

This episode of Gin & Justice, Pete tells Justine and Amanda about his incredible journey through addiction, recovery, and how this journey led hi...

Tuesday, April 13, 2021 Legal Brief: Second Chance Month

On this week's Legal Brief, Justine and Amanda highlight "Second Chance Month," a time to raise awareness about the difficulties return...

Tuesday, April 6, 2021 Janos Marton: Dream Corps Justice- Closing Prison Doors and Opening Doors of Opportunity

On this week's episode of Gin & Justice, Justine and Amanda sit down with the National Director of Dream Corps Justice, Janos Marton.  Dream ...

Monday, March 29, 2021 Legal Brief: Victory in Virginia and Civil Citations

Justine and Amanda bring you another Legal Brief! They share a victory in  criminal justice  reform in Virginia and an insight into civil citations ve...

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Heyyy. Let's talk about justice. It's been a long day, pour some gin and have a seat. Two girls, working in law, and we want to talk about what really goes on. We’re shedding light on the inner workings of the criminal justice system, and sometimes we just need some gin. Justine and Amanda deep dive into the many perspectives of the criminal justice system giving listeners a look at the system through the eyes of all walks of life. They discuss the successes and many failures of the system allowing listeners to understand the side of justice that’s often not portrayed. Follow and subscribe for bi-weekly behind the scenes look at the American Legal System. Have an experience with the criminal justice system you want to share? Email us at: justine@ginandjusticepodcast.com or amanda@ginandjusticepodcast.com



Amanda grew up in the Florida area and began to see from a young age how policing affected communities of color and communities of poverty differently. Amanda has now been a Legal Assistant  at a criminal defense firm for several years. She is passionate about helping persons charged with crimes navigate the complicated legal system. Amanda is determined to raise awareness about criminal justice reform, specifically issues with race, abolishing the death penalty, mental illness, and wrongful convictions. Email: Amanda@ginandjusticepodcast.com



Justine grew up in the upstate New York area and quickly saw how substance abuse was criminalized. This inspired her to pursue a legal career with the specific goal of helping those with substance abuse disorders. She now works as a criminal defense attorney that is passionate about criminal justice reform issues, specifically  substance abuse issues, abolishing the death penalty, sentencing reform, and prison reform. Email: Justine@ginandjusticepodcast.com

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