New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman tells us why he's seeking the release of documents related to the 1971 Attica prison riot.
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.
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.
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.
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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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.
New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman discusses his work as New York's chief lawyer.