Eric Schneiderman

Eric Schneiderman appears in the following:

NY Attorney General Asks to Probe Deaths by Police

Monday, December 08, 2014

In a letter to Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Eric Schneiderman asks for the authority to investigate deaths at the hands of police amid the outcry over Eric Garner's death.

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AG Schneiderman: Dark Pools and Other Scams

Tuesday, July 01, 2014

Eric Schneiderman, New York's attorney general, is suing Barclays over "dark pools" and high speed trading that many say put regular investors at an unfair disadvantage. He also talks about some of his office's settlement with a fundraising organization that was scamming veterans, and other agenda items.

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Eric Schneiderman and Attica Prison Documents

Thursday, October 31, 2013

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman tells us why he's seeking the release of documents related to the 1971 Attica prison riot.


Two Moves to Civilize the Internet

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Eric Schneiderman, New York's attorney general, talks about his investigation into the online reputation management industry and a settlement with 19 companies over "astro-turfing" -- posing fake positive reviews in order to boost online ratings. Plus: the arrest of former nonprofit director William Rapfogel, and a crackdown on high-frequency trading

Then, Eric Goldman, professor of law at Santa Clara University School of Law and also director of the High Tech Law Institute there, talks about California's new law requiring online companies to remove online records if a minor requests it. 

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AG Schneiderman: Campaign Finance Reform

Wednesday, June 12, 2013

New York's attorney general, Eric Schneiderman, talks about the new regulations on non-profits, including 501(c)(4)s, that spend more than $10,000 on elections.

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Attorney General Schneiderman: SCOTUS, DOMA, VRA

Monday, March 25, 2013

This week, the Supreme Court will hear arguments in two same-sex marriage cases. Eric Schneiderman, New York's attorney general, gathered a 16-state coalition to urge the court to overturn DOMA. He talks about what’s at stake for New Yorkers in this case, as well as in the Voting Rights Act case argued earlier this month.

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A New Sign that President Obama Is Getting Serious About Prosecuting Financial Crime

Friday, January 25, 2013

President Obama announced yesterday that Mary Jo White, a former federal prosecutor, is his pick to serve as the next chairwoman of the Securities and Exchange Commission. If confirmed by the Senate, White will be the first prosecutor to head the S.E.C., suggesting that the Obama administration may be making a point of elevating financial crimes to the criminal level. New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman discusses President Obama's pick.

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AG Schneiderman: Campaign Finance Disclosure

Thursday, December 13, 2012

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman explains the draft legislation he's issued that would require non-profit groups to disclose campaign spending.


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Suing the Banks

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Eric Schneiderman, New York State Attorney General and co-chair the Residential Mortgage-Backed Securities Working Group, talks about the lawsuit against JP Morgan.

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AG Schneiderman: New York's Drug War

Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Eric Schneiderman, New York State Attorney General and co-chair of the Residential Mortgage-Backed Securities Working Group, talks about his latest efforts to combat synthetic drugs and prescription drug abuse, plus other items on his agenda.

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Eric Scheiderman on the Affordable Care Act

Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Eric Schneiderman, New York State Attorney General and co-chair of the Residential Mortgage-Backed Securities Working Group, talks about the Supreme Court's review of the Affordable Care Act and his amicus brief.

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AG Schneiderman Promises Swift Action From New Financial Regulation Group

Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Recap from It's a Free Country.

Welcome to Politics Bites, where every afternoon at It's A Free Country, we bring you the unmissable quotes from the morning's political conversations on WNYC. Today on the Brian Lehrer Show, Eric Schneiderman, New York State Attorney General and  co-chair of the Residential Mortgage-Backed Securities Working Group, talked about his appointment to co-chair the federal working group examining mortgage fraud.

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Attorney General Eric Schneiderman

Thursday, August 04, 2011

New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman discusses his work as New York's chief lawyer.

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30 Issues: Attorney General (continued)

Thursday, October 28, 2010

Eric Schneiderman, NY state senator and candidate for NYS Attorney General, talks about whether or not there is a Democratic way and a Republican way to be Attorney General.

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Monserrate Expulsion Vote

Wednesday, February 10, 2010

The state Senate on Tuesday voted 53-to-8 to expel Sen. Hiram Monserrate following his conviction last year for assaulting his girlfriend. Civil rights lawyer Norman Siegel will be defending Senator Monserrate in court; Senator Eric Schneiderman (D-Manhattan, Bronx) was chair of the committee that investigated Monserrate's actions.

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Albany Budget, Ethics, and Education

Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Governor Paterson unveils his new budget today as the conversation about ethics reform, education funding, and the fate of embattled state Senator Hiram Monserrate continues. NYS Senator Eric Schneiderman (D-Manhattan and Bronx) offers his take.

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Ian's Law

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

New York State Senator Eric Schneiderman weighs in on Ian's Law, the new health insurance legislation he introduced last week.

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Social Media and News

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Twitter feeds from inside the Fort Hood Army Base were used in news stories about the shooting there last week. But many of the tweets relayed false information. Jeff Jarvis of Buzzmachine.com and Paul Carr of TechCrunch discuss the pros and cons of social media in news reporting. Plus, Bear ...

Senate Logjam

Thursday, June 18, 2009

New York State Senator Eric Schneiderman (D-31st), weighs in on the impasse in the state senate.

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