METROFOCUS: September 22, 2022

MetroFocus | September 22, 2022

New York Attorney General Letitia James filed a civil lawsuit – for an estimated $250 million in penalties – against former President Donald Trump, three of his adult children, and the Trump Organization – for alleged business fraud.  The suit would also ban the former President, his three children and members of their executive team from operating businesses in New York state.  Former U.S. Attorney Kendall Coffey joins us for analysis of the case.

At age 12, Vic Barrett experienced the wrath of Superstorm Sandy, and noticed how the storm disproportionately affected people of color.  Years later, Barrett is one of 21 plaintiffs in Juliana v. United States, the groundbreaking lawsuit moving through the courts which alleges that the federal government violated Vic’s rights by knowing for decades that fossil fuels create pollution that leads to climate change.