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Episodes

The Conscience of the News Room: Miranda Warnings with Ken Screven

7/30/2018
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Ken Screven, the first African-American television reporter and news anchor in Albany, discusses encountering racism as he joined WRGB, his insistence on relating the humanity and heart behind the news and how the art and craft of reporting is succumbing to the demands of the market-driven news cycle.

Duration:00:35:12

Law School Reconsidered - with Alicia Ouellette

7/23/2018
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Alicia Ouellette, dean of Albany Law School, talks with David about how law school curriculum must move in parallel with the changing the practice of law, the JD advantage and how the best predictor of students’ success isn’t their LSATs – it’s their passion and commitment.

Duration:00:30:49

All History Is Local - with Victor Cardona and Kathy Baxter

7/16/2018
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Baxter, NYSBA’s general counsel, and Cardona, an intellectual property attorney, talk with David about turning 1830s townhouses into modern office space, Albany’s rich history, and where in Albany you might have a chance of seeing a ghost.

Duration:00:15:30

Closest to the People: Town and Village Justice Courts – with Katherine Suchocki

7/9/2018
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Kathy Suchocki is NYSBA’s senior director of Continuing Legal Education and Law Practice Management. When she isn’t busy with her day job, she takes her seat several times a month on the bench of the Town Justice Court in Halfmoon, NY, to adjudicate a wide range of matters.

Duration:00:16:20

The NYS Legislature and the Red Scare of 1920 – with Hank Greenberg

7/2/2018
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Hank Greenberg, a shareholder at Greenberg Traurig and president-elect of the New York State Bar Association, takes the past very seriously. He talks to David about the 1920 New York State Legislature’s refusal to seat five duly elected Socialist party members, the reaction of the organized bar and the lessons it holds for today.

Duration:00:30:22

Managing Cybersecurity Risks – with Mark Berman

6/25/2018
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Mark Berman, a partner at Ganfer & Shore, LLP, describes how an innocent-looking link can allow a virus to infect your server and then your clients’, vendors’ and others’ systems

Duration:00:33:53

All Education Considered – with T. Andrew Brown

6/18/2018
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T. Andrew Brown, managing partner at Brown Hutchinson LLP, has a passion for education. He talks to David about his work as Vice Chancellor of the SUNY Board of Regents and how access to a good education is the basis for life’s opportunities.

Duration:00:27:21

Bosnian Elections in the Aftermath of the Civil War – with Michael Miller

6/11/2018
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Michael Miller, a solo practitioner in the area of trusts and estates and president of the New York State Bar Association, talks about supervising elections in Bosnia, just nine months after the war’s end in 1995. Amid the ruins and casualties of war, and despite persistent rain, Bosnians stood for hours proud and eager to vote in a democratic election.

Duration:00:21:42

A Former Prosecutor Reflects on Corruption, Mueller and How to Build a Case – Richard Hartunian

6/11/2018
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Richard Hartunian, now a partner at Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, served 20 years in the Justice Department, including nearly eight as US Attorney for the Northern District of New York. He discusses how Supreme Court rulings in Skilling and McDonnell have changed the way we prosecute corruption, the strategies of Special Counsel Robert Mueller and the transition from public servant to private practice.

Duration:00:30:39

School to Prison Pipeline – with Sharon Stern Gerstman

6/11/2018
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Sharon Stern Gerstman, of counsel at Magavern Magavern Grimm, discusses “zero tolerance” disciplinary policies in schools and how they can criminalize even minor infractions. She sees hope in student-led youth courts and the trend toward restorative justice.

Duration:00:20:08