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'The Capitol Pressroom' with Susan Arbetter

Friday, February 17, 2012

Today on "The Capitol Pressroom":

NY Daily News Albany Bureau Chief Ken Lovett and Bloomberg Business News Albany Correspondent Freeman Klopett on the Governor’s 30-day amendments, this weekend’s Black and Puerto Rican Caucus, Hank Morris, and the Cuomo-DiNapoli fissure.

Common Cause’s Susan Lerner is back with some thoughts on the latest in redistricting news.

And Soffiyah Elijah, the Deputy Director of the Criminal Justice Institute at Harvard Law School, has represented political prisoners and activists for over 18 years. Professor Elijah joins us today to discuss New York’s criminal justice system.

For show archives, please visit The Capitol Bureau's website here.

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The Empire

'The Capitol Pressroom' with Susan Arbetter

Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Today on "The Capitol Pressroom":

Today we devote our program to the New York State court system.

During his State of the Judiciary address Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman told the assembled audience that the cuts to the court system have “presented undeniable and unprecedented challenges”.

We discuss some of those challenges with the Chief Judge, as well as some other stakeholders including Lisa Frisch, Executive Director of the The Legal Project,

Assembly member Helene Weinstein, Chairperson of the Judiciary Committee,

and Veteran journalist John Caher of the NY Law Journal.

For show archives, please visit The Capitol Bureau's website here.

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