Criminal justice

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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Gov. Andrew Cuomo delivered his annual State of the State address on Wednesday.
Rounding up the week’s political news.
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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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New York Democratic leaders have signalled that they are willing to consider changes in the new bail reform bill.
Activists and lawmakers are looking for quick action on these six issues.
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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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Assemblyman Minority Leader Brian Kolb speaks in news conference at the Capitol, 2016
His resignation came three days after a Dec. 31 arrest for alleged drunk driving.
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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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Recreational marijuana may finally be legalized during the 2020 session.
They’re determined to make a deal after their last effort went up in smoke.
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