Criminal Justice

Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz
Queens DA also continues asking for bail in other cases, despite campaign pledge.
The outside of a prison.
Criminal justice activists are mounting a counter-attack in Albany.
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.
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.
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.
Tweed Courthouse and Municipal Building in NYC.
Bail wasn’t the only major criminal justice reform passed in 2019
Attorney General Tish James and Assembly Speaker Corey Johnson during her campaign.
The attorney general is investigating minority lawmakers and the NYPD.
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.
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.
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.