This audio recording is of one of a series of sessions held at The New School on the subject of law and justice in American cities. The recording contains the second part of the introduction to a special session at the conclusion of the symposium to summarize the event and allow for additional audience comments and questions. Attorney Joseph Lobenthal concludes his comments, reiterating the importance of allocating resources intelligently to reform the justice system. Attorney Martin Gallent begins his comments at 6:36 and discusses the ongoing economic and social growth of cities and the central nature of the justice system, the overcrowding of detention facilities and the overburdening of the court system, the importance of treating addiction, and the issues of funding the justice system. At the end of the recording Gallent invites questions from the audience.