Jami Floyd

Senior Editor, Race & Justice | New York Public Radio

Jami Floyd appears in the following:

The Docket: The Harvey Weinstein Trial And Why It Is So Difficult To Prosecute Sexual Assault

Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Dozens of accusations against Weinstein helped launch the #MeToo Movement, but prosecuting him for those charges of rape and sexual assault is a different story.

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When a Young Teenager Is Charged With Murder

Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Jami Floyd, WNYC's legal editor and host of All Things Considered, offers legal analysis of both the Tessa Majors murder case and the Harvey Weinstein trial.

What New York Can Learn From New Jersey's Bail Reform Law

Monday, February 17, 2020

After three years, some criminal justice reform advocates call New Jersey's bail reform law a success story.

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A Brooklyn Artist Explores The Different Ways Women Are Harassed On The Street

Friday, February 14, 2020

WNYC
"Stop Telling Women to Smile" tackles street harassment through art and interviews. 

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Former Prosecutor: Justice Department's Roger Stone Intervention Is Troubling

Thursday, February 13, 2020

A former New Jersey Attorney General called the turn of events a troubling sign of the department's politicization.

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Jami Floyd on the Roger Stone Sentencing Controversy

Thursday, February 13, 2020

Jami Floyd, WNYC host of 'All Things Considered' and legal editor in the newsroom, on the latest Roger Stone controversy. 

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Despite No Cases in NYC, Chinatown Businesses Suffer Amid Coronavirus Scare

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

WNYC
Chinatown leaders and shop owners are begging New Yorkers to patronize their restaurants and shops after a weeks-long lull in business.

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Tape Showing Bloomberg Callously Discussing Minorities, Stop and Frisk, Surfaces

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

The tape was from an appearance the former New York City mayor made at the Aspen Institute in February 2015 but never widely distributed.

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Recommendations For NYC Property Tax Reform Would Make Wealthy Homeowners Pay More

Friday, February 07, 2020

A new report from a city commission recommends big changes for New York City's property tax system.

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For Years, New York City Failed To Inspect Schools For Lead Paint

Thursday, February 06, 2020

WNYC/Gothamist obtained data showing a lack of records dating to 2015.

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Weekly Music Roundup: Black Belt Eagle Scout, Ghostpoet, Sam Lee

Monday, February 03, 2020

New Sounds
Week of Feb. 3: This week, Black Belt Eagle Scout looks at nature, Ghostpoet looks ahead to a dim future, and Sam Lee looks beneath an old folk tradition.
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The Docket: The Tessa Majors Case And The State Of New York's Juvenile Justice System

Thursday, January 30, 2020

The murder investigation has raised a pair of thorny issues in how the juvenile justice system works and how the press covers major crimes involving kids.

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WNYC Special Coverage: The Defense Rests

Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Brian Lehrer and Jami Floyd and callers as the defense rests in the senate impeachment trial
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President Trump's History of Avoiding Legal Consequences

Tuesday, January 21, 2020

WNYC
WNYC's Andrea Bernstein says it dates back to the president's earliest days as areal estate broker.

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Weekly Music Roundup: Algiers, Myrkur, and Eminem

Monday, January 20, 2020

New Sounds
Week of Jan. 20: This week, new songs from Eminem and Algiers tackle modern problems; a new song from Lankum looks back at an old one. Plus, dark folk music by Myrkur. 
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Why Martin Luther King, Jr. Was A "Master Television Producer"

Friday, January 17, 2020

One of King's great skills was in creating dramatic moments to further the civil rights movement on television screens.

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Gov. Murphy Tries Again for a Millionaire's Tax

Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Murphy used his State of the State address to renew calls for a millionaires tax, and to condemn the sexist culture of state politics.  

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Bridgegate Has Its Day in (Supreme) Court

Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Former top aides to former NJ Gov. Chris Christie go before the high court in the hopes of having their convictions overturned.

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SCOTUS Hears Arguments on Bridgegate

Tuesday, January 14, 2020

The Supreme Court hears the final Bridgegate appeal

Former Students Make New Allegations Against Harlem Private School Described As a 'Cult'

Wednesday, January 08, 2020

More former students say they suffered psychological abuse and estrangement from their families at a Harlem private school run by Pastor James Manning. 

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