Criminal Justice

NYPD officers made a violent arrest of a black man, but will they face any consequences?
The Democratic candidates all have proposals, some with many common features.
New York City's criminal court has started conducting all arraignments by video conferencing.
An essential human element of the justice system may be lost when proceedings happen remotely.
The state Legislature has taken the first step to codifying parolee's right to vote.
The state Senate has passed the decade-old bill for the first time since its introduction
The Manhattan Detention complex on White Street.
New report details how the criminal justice system changed during the pandemic.
Assembly Majority Leader Crystal Peoples-Stokes
Lawmakers and advocates fear that Cuomo’s proposal won’t.
State Sen. Liz Krueger
A point-by-point guide to the competing proposals.
The Rochester police confronting protesters in September 2020.
Even though the city created a non-police unit to deal with individuals in emotional distress, they weren’t on the scene.
The Moderna Vaccine
New York goes against CDC recommendations by not vaccinating corrections officers and inmates at the same time.
Ángel Solís
Gov. Andrew Cuomo has done it through executive order, but this would make the change permanent.
Former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver leaves U.S. District Court after he was sentenced to 6 1/2 years in prison on July 20, 2020.
The former Assembly speaker is finally serving time – and he’s staying in prison.