Wendell Griffen: Civil Rights Summit, Criminal 'Punishment' System, & LRPD

Sep 25, 2015

Judge Wendell Griffen at Truthful Tuesday on the steps of the state Capitol in 2014.
Credit Jacob Kauffman / KUAR News

Nearly a month has passed since Arkansas’s governor called faith-leaders together to fill in the gaps in the state’s criminal justice system and now a new call, a fundamental critique of the system is garnering attention at a different summit.

KUAR’s Jacob Kauffman has this conversation with Pastor Wendell Griffin, also a circuit court judge, who is on a panel for the 9th annual Civil Rights Summit and Community Festival on Saturday. Events are from 10-3 at the Willie L. Hinton Neighborhood Resource Center in Little Rock.

Check back for a transcript of the interview.