Criminal Justice

Saheed Vassell's father Eric Vassell protesting police brutality in New York.
Garner is not the only New Yorker to die at the hands of NYPD officers who escaped criminal penalty.
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Protestors at a press conference regarding the DOJ's decision to decline pursuing federal charges against New York City police officer Daniel Pantaleo.
Five takes on the federal decision not to press civil rights charges.
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Black Lives Matter activists protest in Harlem, in the wake of a decision by federal prosecutors who declined to bring civil rights charges against NYPD officer Daniel Pantaleo.
A timeline of the major legal events since Garner’s death in NYPD custody.
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Jeffrey Epstein's Manhattan residence.
Someone might end up with a discount on a very big house.
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Hands rolling a joint
Negotiations stalled over the weekend, but there are back-up bills
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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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What's the status of New York's efforts to legalize recreational marijuana?
Dems are in charge, polls show it’s popular, but not so much in the suburbs.
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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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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.
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Inside the trial room at 1 Police Plaza
What’s happening to the cop accused of killing Eric Garner?
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