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Jami Floyd

Host, All Things Considered

Jami Floyd is an attorney, broadcast journalist and legal analyst for cable and network news, and is a frequent contributor to WNYC Radio. She is former advisor in the Clinton administration and served as a surrogate for the Obama campaign on legal and domestic policy issues. You can follow her on Twitter.

Jami Floyd appears in the following:

Stopped-and-Frisked by the Police? Soon, You Might Get a 'Receipt'

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

The form will direct recipients to call one or both NYPD watchdogs if they have a complaint.

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The Rising Population of New York City's Homeless School Kids

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

A study from the Institute for Children, Poverty and Homelessness finds that a growing number of New York City’s school kids are homeless. How are they faring and what is being done?

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U.S. Markets Wary But Resilient

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Conventional wisdom is "Stay calm. Don't panic."

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Do Black Lives Matter More in Post-Garner America?

Friday, July 17, 2015

In the year since Eric Garner's death, a series of reforms have begun to address the differential treatment of black Americans by the justice system.

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Years of Talk in One Conversation

Friday, July 17, 2015

One year after the deaths of Eric Garner and Michael Brown, there's been a big push for a national conversation on race and policing. WNYC's Brian Lehrer actually hosted one. 

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One Year Later, "I Can't Breathe" Still Echoes

Friday, July 17, 2015

One year later we pause to remember Eric Garner. 

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Race and Policing Roundtable

Tuesday, July 07, 2015

Reporters from NYC, Baltimore and St. Louis reflect on race and policing in their communities in the year since Eric Garner's death during his arrest.

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SCOTUS Wraps Up a Historic Term

Monday, June 29, 2015

From the Affordable Care Act to legalizing same-sex marriage, it's been a historic term for the Supreme Court. 

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SCOTUS Rules 5-4 in Favor of Marriage Equality

Friday, June 26, 2015

The Supreme Court of the United States rules 5-4 in favor of marriage equality -- making same-sex marriage legal in all 50 states.

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SCOTUS Rules in Favor of Obamacare Subsidies

Thursday, June 25, 2015

The Supreme Court voted 6-3 in favor of subsidies for people to buy health insurance through the federal health exchanges through the Affordable Care Act.

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Five SCOTUS Decisions to Watch

Wednesday, June 03, 2015

WNYC host Jami Floyd provides legal analysis of five of the decisions being weighed in the Supreme Court this season.

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Brooklyn DA Steps Into the Spotlight with Akai Gurley Case

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

A legal expert notes that Brooklyn and Staten Island have very different constituencies — and wonders whether that's why Brooklyn got an indictment.

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The Podcast Is Over, But Serial Case Goes On

Friday, January 23, 2015

The Serial podcast is over but Adnan Syed's appeal is ongoing, and just this week, a source from the podcast stepped forward to provide an alibi for Syed in court.

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Crime Didn't Stop Overnight. Why Did Arrests?

Tuesday, January 06, 2015

After the fatal shooting of two NYPD officers, arrest numbers dropped sharply in an apparent move by cops to register their discontent. Where do policing tactics go from here?

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The Mayor and the PBA

Monday, December 22, 2014

A look at the relationship between the PBA and the Mayor.

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No Criminal Charges for Cop in Eric Garner Case

Thursday, December 04, 2014

A legal and a policing expert explains the next steps. And we hear your reactions.

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Why The Ferguson Grand Jury Didn't Indict

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Grand juries usually get just a sliver of the evidence in a case, but this one heard conflicting testimonies from so many witnesses that an indictment seemed increasingly out of reach. 

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George Zimmerman on Trial

Tuesday, June 25, 2013

The trial of George Zimmerman, who killed unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin in February 2012, begins this week. The prosecution is arguing that Zimmerman's actions were out of malice; Zimmerman's lawyers argue self-defense. Jami Floyd, legal analyst and sometime guest host for The Brian Lehrer Show, discusses the juror selection process and Monday's opening arguments.

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Brooklyn DA Effect

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Is "Brooklyn DA" just another documentary show, or does it count as a violation of election-year equal time? Jami Floyd legal analyst and sometimes guest host for the Brian Lehrer Show, talks about the controversy over the CBS program, Charles Hynes' reelection campaign, and more.

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Opinion: On Gettysburg Anniversary, Have We Progressed Since Lincoln?

Monday, November 19, 2012

Now, it is for us to ask, with all that we have achieved, have we yet reached the larger objective Lincoln envisioned for us, as a functional democracy in the 21st century

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