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Oct. 5, 2016: John Kaehny, Michael Carey, Phil Desgranges, Bruce Gyory

John Kaehny, the executive director of Reinvent Albany, discussed calls for reform in light of the alleged bid rigging scandals announced in September.

According to Michael Carey, an advocate for the developmentally disabled whose son Jonathan was killed in state care, documents from the Justice Center for the Protection of People with Special Needs show questionable protocol for investigating cases of abuse and neglect.

The New York Civil Liberties Union and the Legal Services of Central New York filed a lawsuit alleging the abuse of children in solitary confinement in Upstate NY. Today, we spoke with NYCLU staff attorney Phil Desgranges about the suit and why the group argues solitary confinement for minors should be deemed unconstitutional.

Bruce Gyory of Manatt, Phelps & Phillips analyzed last night’s Vice-Presidential debate.

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