Bail Elimination Act

Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz
Queens DA also continues asking for bail in other cases, despite campaign pledge.
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.
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.
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.
There are currently three significant proposals for reforming New York’s bail system.
Activists say judges deem minorities higher-risk.
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