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Stand Up! with Pete Dominick

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May 28, 2020

Starting at 6:19 Barksdale Hortenstine, Jr. is an attorney, mental health advocate and the Director of the Mental Health Unit with the Orleans Public Defenders. His primary drive focuses on the intersection of the criminal legal system and understanding of mental health issues within our communities. The first of its kind, the Mental Health Unit works to increase the quality of representation and available treatments for poor people. As a public defender, Barksdale represents and advocates for hundreds of New Orleanians each year, seeking to humanize and bear witness to the daily injustices of the criminal legal system.

He is a graduate of Emory University Law School and went to LSU for his undergraduate degree. He lives in New Orleans with his much smarter wife and two daughters.

Starting at 40:48 Barry Ritholtz is co-founder, chairman, and chief investment officer of Ritholtz Wealth Management LLC.

Ritholtz has been called the “blogfather” for his long-standing finance weblog, The Big Picture

Ritholtz is the creator and host of Masters in Business, the most popular podcast/show on Bloomberg Radio.

In 2008-09, Ritholtz wrote the book Bailout Nation, published by Wiley in 2009; with an updated paperback released in 2010.

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