To add the wider news perspective, attorneys David Bazar and Jacqueline Grasso, with the program's moderator, Debra Morais, invited Froma Harrop, the Providence Journal-based, nationally syndicated columnist, who also currently serves as President of the Association of Opinion Journalists, -until recently called the National Conference of Editorial Writers.
provided insight into the constitutionality of the statute as it now stands, the importance of the challenge, the legal process by which clarification could be made, as well as the specific regulations of political advertising the suit calls into question.
Harrop offered her
insights as an editorial board member and as a business/political columnist.
David Bazar, a partner in the firm, participated in the adoption process and the State House Celebration, which was later featured in the Providence Journal, s account of the event.
The program outlined for viewers the adoption process for children in foster care, and recounted the story as it unfolded for the Shadday family.
Craig Shadday, mom, Susan Winterbottom-Shadday, and daughter, Natasha, joined David, attorney/partner Jacqueline Grasso and the show's moderator, Debra Morais.
Referring to The "One Day Project, created by the National Adoption Day Coalition
to share with the thousands of waiting children what this one day is like, Bazar
noted that the RI Family Court event brought together Chief Judge Bedrosian, Chief Justice Sutell, Governor Chaffee, and a host of court judges, staff and advocated joined forces on that day to make it a very special event.
"Our current events, information-based public outreach program was an ideal opportunity to present this timely topic, and hopefully, inspiring story," according to Bazar
"As we approach our first anniversary of the program, we are amazed by both the number of very timely subjects we've covered, and how many more we have lined for upcoming shows," comments David Bazar, ABC&G partner.