Bail Elimination Act

Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz
Queens DA also continues asking for bail in other cases, despite campaign pledge.
Policy
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Bail reform critics claim that letting defendants out before their trial has unleashed a crime wave from repeat offenders.
An honest look at the actual numbers.
Opinion
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Assemblywoman Latrice Walker of Brooklyn speaks at a Feb. 12 rally in the state Capitol where lawmakers and activists criticized a proposal by Senate Democrats to change recently-enacted criminal justice reforms.
Competing incentives for the different Democratic conferences.
News & Politics
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Photographs of Kalief Browder and Christopher Robinson — who both died as a result of alleged official misconduct related to Rikers Island Prison — are held up at a protest against police brutality.
Lawmakers fight for the New Yorkers lost in the system.
Policy
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There are currently three significant proposals for reforming New York’s bail system.
Activists say judges deem minorities higher-risk.
Policy
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