Criminal Justice

Attorney General Tish James and Assembly Speaker Corey Johnson during her campaign.
The attorney general is investigating minority lawmakers and the NYPD.
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The Brooklyn Detention Center.
New York City’s supervised release program is expected to see more participants as other new pre-trial initiatives are pursued.
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NYC Public Advocate Jumaane Williams is a vocal supporter the bail reform law enacted on Jan. 1.
No, watching ‘Law & Order’ does not make you an expert on criminal law.
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State Sen. Todd Kaminsky, the dean of the Long Island delegation.
They’re facing pressure to revise the law, and failure could haunt them in November.
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A bail bonds office in Brooklyn near the Brooklyn House of Detention.
Criminal justice reformers send letter urging leaders to stand firm.
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Democratic leaders like Andrea Stewart-Cousins are expressing openness to changes in bail reform law.
Potential changes include adding bail-eligible offense and giving judges more discretion.
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New York Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb.
The assembly minority leader’s arrest came at the worst time for Republicans.
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New York City’s plan to build new jails to replace the notorious Rikers Island complex dominated headlines this fall.
The top criminal justice bills on Albany’s 2020 agenda.
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New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (right) announced that Dermot Shea (center) will be the next Commissioner of the New York Police Department, replacing James O'Neill (left).
He has a lot in common with his predecessor.
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