Criminal justice

So much for including marijuana legalization into the budget.
The measure to lessen the impact of disproportionate policing is touted as a compromise.
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The New York State Senate.
Everything you need to know, as the session's end grows nearer.
News & Politics
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New York Senator Jamaal Bailey speaking to a crowd about the bipartisan legislation to establish the nation's first commission to investigate prosecutorial misconduct in 2018.
Decreasing solitary confinement, parole reform among issues being considered.
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A man attending funeral services for Eric Garner, the Staten Island resident who died while being taken into custody by an NYPD officer in 2014.
Change who prosecutes these cases and the applicable laws.
Opinion
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Gwen Carr, mother of Eric Garner, who died from being put in a chokehold by a police officer, holds a news conference after leaving court on May 9.
50-a is getting more attention than ever, but has a tough path to passage.
Policy
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Inside the trial room at 1 Police Plaza
What’s happening to the cop accused of killing Eric Garner?
Policy
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The outside of a prison.
State law allows for up to 19 commissioners but there are currently only 12.
Opinion
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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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Paul Manafort, right, arrives at federal court in Washington D.C. accompanied by his lawyer Kevin Downing, left, and wife Kathleen Manafort.
Recent developments in the cases against Paul Manafort and Roger Stone show its urgency.
Opinion
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New York City Council Speaker Corey Johnson and Mayor Bill de Blasio announce the closing of Rikers Island.
When the jail closes, use the land to fight climate change, pollution and environmental injustice.
Opinion
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