May 09, 2018 at 5:30 am

Schneiderman submitted his resignation after allegations by four women surfaced, accusing New York’s former top justice official of harassment, physical assault, and abuse of power. Gotham Gazette’s Executive Editor, Ben Max, is here to break it all down. Sonia Ossorio, president of National Organization for Women (N.O.W.) of New York, reacts to Schneiderman’s resignation. She joins us in the studio to explain the betrayal felt by many women who thought of Schneiderman as a champion of gender equality. We’ll examine the case against and the defense of Eric Schneiderman with former Brooklyn prosecutor turned private criminal defense lawyer, Julie Rendelman.

Aired on May 08, 2018.


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