Criminal Justice

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The measure, which would let judges assess dangerousness, faces opposition in the Assembly.
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Following increasing coronavirus cases at Rikers Island there is a call for the temporary release of prisoners to help curb the outbreak.
A limited release of Rikers Island inmates may not halt a coronavirus outbreak.
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How should police and prisons work to contain the COVID-19 outbreak?
The conversation around criminal justice has shifted dramatically.
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Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz
Queens DA also continues asking for bail in other cases, despite campaign pledge.
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The outside of a prison.
Criminal justice activists are mounting a counter-attack in Albany.
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New York State Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie and Governor Andrew Cuomo
Fair or not, the political winds are blowing in favor of changing the recently implemented criminal justice reforms.
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New York Assembly Speaker Carl E. Heastie and Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins meet in the majority leader’s office.
Apparent contradictions in bail reform backed Democrats into corner.
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State Sen. Julia Salazar speaks during a criminal justice rally at the state house.
A working group of state senators is under pressure to rethink criminal justice – again – or risk electoral defeat.
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Tweed Courthouse and Municipal Building in NYC.
Bail wasn’t the only major criminal justice reform passed in 2019
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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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