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May 5, 2015: Sen. Andrea Stewart-Cousins, Phil Rumore, Bill Cooke, “Wrongful Convictions: Causes and Cures”

What’s next for the Senate after Sen. Skelos’ arrest? Sen. Andrea Stewart-Cousins, the Leader of the New York Senate Democrats, explains her position.

We conclude our in-depth look at the possible authorization of mayoral control for Buffalo Public Schools with Phil Rumore, the President of the Buffalo Teachers Federation.

Bill Cooke, the Director of Government Relations for the Citizens Campaign for the Environment, looks at how plastic microbeads, often used in cosmetic products, could be polluting large bodies of water in New York.

“Wrongful Convictions: Causes and Cures” is the fourth Warren M. Anderson Breakfast of the year sponsored by the Government Law Center at Albany Law. Panelists Rebecca Brown, Director of Policy at the Innocence Project, and Mark Hale, Chief of the Brooklyn District Attorney’s Conviction Review Unit, join Susan Arbetter to discuss how the innocent get convicted and what recourse they when they are exonerated.

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