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Grant Reeher speaks with Syracuse City Court Judge Langston McKinney about his career as a lawyer and judge.

By Jason Smith, Kate Percival

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Oswego, NY – Long-time Syracuse City Court Judge Langston McKinney--the first African-American to sit on that bench--has announced that he will retire at the end of the year. In this Campbell Conversation, he looks back over his career as a lawyer and judge, and candidly discusses some of his most controversial decisions. What emerges is a thought-provoking assertion of the link between justice and community.