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Adams announced that he is empowering police and emergency service providers to forcibly hospitalize unhoused community members

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This week, New York City Mayor Eric Adams announced that he is empowering police and emergency service providers to forcibly hospitalize unhoused community members they...

18 years old at the time, is a product of the hate this country nurtures and the white supremacy

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MT. VERNON, NY (Monday, November 28, 2022) – Rev. Dr. W. Franklyn Richardson, Chairman of the Conference of National Black Churches and Senior Pastor of Grace Baptist Church...

guilty plea by the gunman who killed 10 Black people at a Tops grocery store in Buffalo this May.

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New York, NY (Monday, November 28, 2022) – Rev. Al Sharpton, Founder and President of the National Action Network (NAN), today issued the following statement on the...

 lower court permitted the Nassau County Police Department (NCPD) to continue withholding all police misconduct complaint record

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NASSAU COUNTY – The New York Civil Liberties Union, with pro bono counsel from Milbank LLP, appealed a lower court ruling against police transparency to the Appellate...

increasing use of drones owned by New York government agencies, the dangers of militarized drones,

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NEW YORK – Monday, the New York Civil Liberties Union released an exclusive report highlighting the increasing use of drones owned by New York government agencies, the...

NYPD disciplinary trial of Officers Brendan Thompson and Herbert Davis for their 2019 killing of Kawaski Trawick.

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New York, NY— Thursday, NYPD Deputy Commissioner of Trials Rosemary Maldonado scheduled the NYPD disciplinary trial of Officers Brendan Thompson and Herbert Davis for their...

rampant sexual abuse perpetrated against women detainees by correctional staff it employed. 

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NEW YORK, N.Y. –– The State of New York (“The State”) is being named in a series of civil actions collectively alleging that at least 750 individuals were sexually assaulted...

Legal Action on Behalf of Hundreds of Survivors of Sexual Assault in NY Prisons

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NEW YORK, N.Y. –– Nationally renowned civil rights and personal injury attorney Ben Crump of Ben Crump Law and co-counsel Adam P. Slater of Slater Slater Schulman LLP, a...

fire the officers who recklessly drove a NYPD van down a median, hit and killed Smith

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The family of Ronald Anthony Smith, who was killed by NYPD officers in April on a Brooklyn street, will meet with the CCRB on Mon 11/14. They will hold a media availability...

the New York State appellate court affirmed for the first time that 50-a must be repealed in theory and in practice

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NEW YORK – Thursday, in the New York Civil Liberties Union’s (NYCLU) cases against the Syracuse and Rochester Police Departments, the Appellate Division issued the state’s...

reported increase in arrests of people with a history of mental health problems:

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CPR Spokesperson Ileana Méndez-Peñate (she/her) issued the following statement regarding the reported increase in arrests of people with a history of mental health problems...

The evidence is clear that cash bail reform is not a threat to public safety.

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Earlier this month, residents in New York’s 17th Congressional District opened their mailboxes to find a mailer disparaging state bail reform efforts and featuring pictures...

 “The fight for accountability in the death of Kawaski Trawick has now spanned more than three years and now two administrations

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Thursday, the parents of Kawaski Trawick, the Justice Committee, Communities United for Police Reform, and family attorney Royce Russell attended the pre-trial court...

role of online platforms in the tragic Buffalo mass shooting where 10 Black individuals were killed

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NEW YORK – New York Attorney General Letitia James and Governor Kathy Hochul today released a report on the role of online platforms in the tragic Buffalo mass shooting...

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Lawyer Frank Cassisi. Photo: Cassisilaw.com

A lawyer named Frank Cassisi filed a forged retainer agreement in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in an attempt to work with a chapter 7 trustee to gain...

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