Jami Floyd

Host of "All Things Considered" & Legal Editor | WNYC News

Jami Floyd appears in the following:

Banning Unvaccinated Kids from Public Places Could Be Effective, to a Point

Thursday, March 28, 2019

An expert says Rockland County's effort to limit exposure to the measles virus could work, as long as parents are on the fence about vaccination.

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Culture of Sexism and Retaliation Alleged at Rowan University Athletics

Thursday, March 28, 2019

A recent investigation takes a deep look at allegations of gender bias and bullying at Rowan University's athletic department. 

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New Jersey's Push to Legalize Marijuana Hits a Roadblock

Monday, March 25, 2019

The future of legal recreational marijuana in New Jersey is in question, after a vote on the issue was postponed. 

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City Plan To Close Rikers Moves Ahead, Faces Pushback

Friday, March 22, 2019

Officials continue to face community opposition to the new jails that will be built in four boroughs.

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Legal Roundup: Jury Selection and Juvenile Justice

Friday, March 22, 2019

Roundup of news from the federal courts with ATC's Jami Floyd

Top New Jersey Leaders Start Whipping Up Support for Marijuana Bill

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

A bill legalizing weed is set to go before the New Jersey legislature in a week, but it's unclear if there is enough support to pass it.

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Mob Boss's Killing Reminds New Yorkers of the Mafia's Lingering Presence

Friday, March 15, 2019

A gangland murder straight out of the movies prompts a closer examination of the modern day Mafia in the New York region.

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Admissions Scandal Revives Conversations About Race, Class and College

Friday, March 15, 2019

Some who work with low-income students of color say their clients aren't surprised by the news—and that's worse than seeing them angry.

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Should Sex Work Be Decriminalized? Different Queens District Attorney Candidates Have Different Answers

Thursday, March 14, 2019

The topic is being debated among different advocacy groups and is being considered by Albany lawmakers.

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Documents Show U.S. Immigration Agents Kept Tabs on New York City Protesters

Friday, March 08, 2019

Emails uncovered by The Nation Magazine show ICE investigators tracked a series of protests and rallies, including one led by a New York Congressman.

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Murphy Administration Hiring Practices Again Under Fire After Patronage Accusations at NJ Agency

Thursday, March 07, 2019

Many longtime employees were let go from their jobs at the Schools Development Authority and replaced by friends and family of the agency's governor-appointed CEO.

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Millionaire's Tax, Legalized Marijuana and No NJ Transit Fare Hikes in Gov Murphy's 2020 Budget

Tuesday, March 05, 2019

Murphy used his annual budget address to renew calls for higher taxes on people who make more than $1 million a year and showcase more than $1 billion in savings.

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Weekly Music Roundup: Fémina, Little Simz, and Reese McHenry

Monday, March 04, 2019

New Sounds
Week of March 4: This week, a different kind of resistance song, a different kind of hip hop, and some classic garage rock.
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The Real "Green Book" Started as a Guide to New York City

Friday, March 01, 2019

The new documentary "The Green Book: Guide to Freedom" highlights the roots of the book that helped black people travel the U.S. safely during Jim Crow. 

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The 9/11 Victims Fund Is Running Out of Money. The Man Who First Ran It Says Congress Should Finish The Job

Friday, March 01, 2019

Attorney Kenneth Feinberg says Congress owes it to the victims of the September 11 attacks.

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The NYPD is Almost Finished Rolling Out Body Cameras — Here's What They've Learned Along the Way

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

By March, every police officer on patrol will be issued a body camera.

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Oscar-Nominated Documentary Short Spotlights American Nazism

Friday, February 22, 2019

"A Night at the Garden" director Marshall Curry calls the film "a cautionary tale."

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Catholic Church in NJ Names More Than 180 Priests Credibly Accused of Child Sex Abuse

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

The list comes amid the New Jersey Attorney General's statewide probe into clergy sex abuse in the state.

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Con Edison Supply Problem Could Stunt Westchester's Growth

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

The utility placed a moratorium on new natural gas hook-ups next month in the southern part of the county.

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Amazon-NYC Rom-Com Takes Dramatic Plot Twist

Friday, February 08, 2019

The company seems to want New Yorkers to know that without a warmer welcome, they might bolt before they get here.

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