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Albany County District Attorney David Soares

12/21/18 Panel

Dec 21, 2018

   The Roundtable Panel: a daily open discussion of issues in the news and beyond.

Today's panelists are: WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Albany County District Attorney David Soares, Former EPA Regional Administrator Judith Enck and MSNBC Commentator and Best-Selling author Malcolm Nance.

Back in September, the Albany Police Department cleared Detective James Olsen of any wrongdoing in the August 20th shooting that left 19-year-old Ellazar Williams paralyzed from the waist down.  Last Friday, Albany County District Attorney David Soares released a report indicating an Albany County Grand Jury did the same. Now, a lawsuit has been filed and activists are meeting in the city...

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An Albany County Grand Jury has cleared an Albany Police detective of any criminal wrongdoing in the Ellazar Williams shooting case.

12/14/18 Panel

Dec 14, 2018

  The Roundtable Panel: a daily open discussion of issues in the news and beyond.

Today's panelists: WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Former EPA Regional Administrator and guest lecturer at Bennington College Judith Enck, Siena College Economics Professor Aaron Pacitti, and Albany County District Attorney David Soares.

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The Albany County District Attorney is holding a public meeting tonight about changes in marijuana prosecutions .

12/7/18 Panel

Dec 7, 2018

  The Roundtable Panel: a daily open discussion of issues in the news and beyond.

Today's panelists: WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Former EPA Regional Administrator and guest lecturer at Bennington College Judith Enck, Siena College Economics Professor Aaron Pacitti, and Albany County District Attorney David Soares.

11/30/18 Panel

Nov 30, 2018

The Roundtable Panel: a daily open discussion of issues in the news and beyond.

Today's panelists: WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Former EPA Regional Administrator and guest lecturer at Bennington College Judith Enck, Siena College Economics Professor Aaron Pacitti, and Albany County District Attorney David Soares.

11/19/18 Panel

Nov 19, 2018

    The Roundtable Panel: a daily open discussion of issues in the news and beyond.

Today's panelists: WAMC's Alan Chartock, Albany County District Attorney David Soares, and Vice President of Editorial Development for the New York Press Association Judy Patrick.

11/16/18 Panel

Nov 16, 2018

  The Roundtable Panel: a daily open discussion of issues in the news and beyond.

Today's panelists: WAMC's Alan Chartock, Albany County District Attorney David Soares, and communications consultant Joe Bonilla.

For the last half hour of The Panel - Alan speaks with New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo.

Albany County DA David Soares
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A change is coming to the way marijuana possession cases are handled in Albany County.

Chief Eric Hawkins with Vox Pop host Ray Graf
Albany Police Department

New Albany Police Chief Eric Hawkins took calls on WAMC’s Vox Pop program Tuesday to discuss law enforcement. While he was on the air, there was a new development in one high-profile case involving the department.

10/26/18 Panel

Oct 26, 2018

    The Roundtable Panel: a daily open discussion of issues in the news and beyond.

Today's Panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Former EPA Regional Administrator and visiting Professor at Bennington College Judith Enck, Albany County District Attorney David Soares, Director, Actor and Educator Kristen van Ginhoven - co-founder and artistic director of WAM Theatre and Siena College Economics Professor, Aaron Pacitti.

10/19/18 Panel

Oct 19, 2018

The Roundtable Panel: a daily open discussion of issues in the news and beyond.

Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Albany County District Attorney David Soares, and Siena College Economics Professor Aaron Pacitti.

10/12/18 Panel

Oct 12, 2018

The Roundtable Panel: a daily open discussion of issues in the news and beyond.

Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Albany County District Attorney David Soares and Former EPA Regional Administrator and visiting professor at Bennington College Judith Enck. 

District Attorney P. David Soares today announced that an Albany County Grand Jury cleared Albany Police Officer Elston Mackey of any criminal wrongdoing in relation to the death of 20-year-old Schuyler Lake.
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An Albany County Grand Jury has cleared a city policeman for his part in a June fatal shooting by a police officer in Albany. A warning that audio contained in this report could be disturbing to some.

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An Albany activist group has launched a probe of its own into the August shooting of a city man by a police officer.

9/28/18 Panel

Sep 28, 2018

  The Roundtable Panel: a daily open discussion of issues in the news and beyond.

Today's panelists are Vice President for Editorial Development at New York Press Association Judy Patrick, Political Consultant Libby Post, Albany Law School Professor Sarah Rogerson who directs the Immigration Law Clinic, Albany County District Attorney David Soares, and Siena College Economics Professor Aaron Pacitti.

9/21/18 Panel

Sep 21, 2018

The Roundtable Panel: a daily open discussion of issues in the news and beyond.

Today's Panelists are Albany County District Attorney David Soares, Associate Editor of the Times Union Mike Spain, and Siena College Economics Professor Aaron Pacitti.

9/7/18 Panel

Sep 7, 2018

  The Roundtable Panel:a daily open discussion of issues in the news and beyond.

Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Former EPA Regional Administrator and Visiting Professor at Bennington College Judith Enck, Albany County District Attorney David Soares, and counter-terrorism expert Malcolm Nance.

8/29/18 Panel

Aug 29, 2018

The Roundtable Panel: a daily open discussion of issues in the news and beyond.

Today's panelists are WAMC's Alan Chartock, Albany County District Attorney David Soares, and Berkshire Eagle reporter, Jenn Smith. 

8/23/18 Panel

Aug 23, 2018

The Roundtable Panel: a daily open discussion of issues in the news and beyond.

Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Investigative Reporter Rosemary Armao, Berkshire Eagle Reporter Jenn Smith, and Albany County District Attorney David Soares.

8/10/18 Panel

Aug 10, 2018

  The Roundtable Panel: a daily open discussion of issues in the news and beyond.

Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Former EPA Regional Administrator Judith Enck, Siena College Economics Professor Aaron Pacitti, and Albany County District Attorney David Soares.

7/27/18 Panel

Jul 27, 2018

      The Roundtable Panel: a daily open discussion of issues in the news and beyond.

Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Former EPA Regional Administrator Judith Enck, Albany County District Attorney David Soares and Counterterrorism expert Malcolm Nance.

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A new police chief has been hired as concerns mount over a summer spike in violent crime in Albany.

As the city of Albany responds to its bloodiest summer in years, local law enforcement leaders are renewing calls for the community to cooperate in ongoing investigations. Earlier this summer, Mayor Kathy Sheehan and outgoing Police Chief Robert Sears urged residents to dial a local hotline with information as part of the CrimeStoppers program. Now, Albany County District Attorney David Soares is echoing those calls. The Democrat spoke Friday with WAMC’s Ian Pickus about one recent case, the return of the Guardian Angels, and more.

7/20/18 Panel

Jul 20, 2018

The Roundtable Panel: a daily open discussion of issues in the news and beyond.

Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Former EPA Regional Administrator Judith Enck, Albany County District Attorney David Soares, Siena College Economics Professor Aaron Pacitti, and Professor of Computer Science at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Fran Berman.

7/2/18 Panel

Jul 2, 2018

    The Roundtable Panel: a daily open discussion of issues in the news and beyond.

Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Albany County District Attorney David Soares, Political Consultant Libby Post, and Associate Editor of The Times Union Mike Spain.

6/25/18 Panel

Jun 25, 2018

    The Roundtable Panel: a daily open discussion of issues in the news and beyond.

Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Albany Country District Attorney David Soares, Executive Editor of The Times-Herald Record Barry Lewis and Communications Consultant Joe Bonilla.

6/18/18 Panel

Jun 18, 2018

The Roundtable Panel: a daily open discussion of issues in the news and beyond.

Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Albany County District Attorney David Soares, The Empire Report’s J.P. Miller, and communications consultant Joe Bonilla.

Albany County DA David Soares
Albany County District Attorney's Office

Albany County’s district attorney is taking public input on marijuana laws and regulations as the effort to decriminalize use in New York grows.

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