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Five most recent columns

June 17, 2019
Demonizing Linda Fairstein
Unrepentant as she may be, what is happening to Linda Fairstein is disgraceful. In the words of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas at his Senate confirmation hearing, this is a high-tech lynching.

June 10, 2019
Dead Man Walking
Consider this: What if, as Daniel Pantaleo’s lawyer claimed last week, Eric Garner died not from the NYPD cop’s supposed chokehold but from poor health — specifically obesity. Garner weighed nearly 400 pounds.

June 3, 2019
What's the Message, Darcel?
Over the past year and a half, Bronx District Attorney Darcel Clark has prosecuted a sergeant, a captain and a deputy inspector in unrelated cases in Bronx State Supreme Court. A conviction could have resulted in dismissal and prison time. All three were acquitted.

May 27, 2019
Schools Chancellor Carranza: Playing the Race Card

It might be a wee bit too much to call Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza a racist. He just doesn’t like white people.

May 20, 2019
On Firing Pantaleo
So how will Mayor de Blasio’s running for president affect the fate of police officer Daniel Pantaleo over the “chokehold” killing of Eric Garner?

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