Crime

Above an NYPD officer, from the 84th Precinct, is seen about to punch one of two teenagers who were beaten up by NYPD officers last October, in a brawl initiated by police at Brooklyn's...

In response to the enactment of New York’s pretrial justice reform, Innocence Project Director of Policy Rebecca Brown released the following statement:

As New York’s...

On Wednesday, sweeping reforms to New York’s criminal legal system that will significantly reduce New York’s reliance on cash bail, expand criminal discovery, and further enforce the right...

Today, the Hon. Joseph Zayas of Queens County Supreme Court granted a motion to vacate the 1990 conviction of Innocence Project client Felipe Rodriguez (above left) and entered an order...

Racism and religious intolerance have been steadily on the rise since Donald Trump and his "very fine people," like Stephen Miller, entered the White House.

New...

Criminal justice advocates are pushing Bronx DA Darcel Clark to implement reforms.

Bronx criminal justice reform advocates will rally to hold local officials accountable...

Mass incarceration activists have been calling for the closing of Rikers Island and yesterday the City Council declared they are moving closer to doing so.

As part of its...

Kalief Browder who suffered in solitary confinement during his period of unjust incarceration at Rikers Island eventually committed suicide.

On Tuesday, November 19 at 7:30...

In anticipation of new State bail reform measures, New York City will launch an expansion of its successful Supervised Release program as a proven alternative judges will be able to assign...

Criminal justice advocate Sharonne Salaam, mother of Dr. Yusef Salaam who was framed in Central Park Five case.

Last week, criminal justice advocates in New York City held...

Why should police policy in New York City be dictated by dishonest police unions and their foul mouthpieces like Pat Lynch?

On November 5, in a victory for all New Yorkers...

The Innocence Project, and others, have announced a package of criminal justice reforms to address injustices in the criminal justice system--like what was done to frame in the Central...

Bronx Borough President Diaz Jr. on the streets speaking with a constituent.

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. has issued a new report outlining an action plan for...

Kalief Browder--after he was unjustly arrested by NYPD officers--became one of the victims of the savage conditions at Rikers Island.

The #CLOSErikers campaign, led by...

The #CLOSErikers campaign will host a final campaign rally outside of City Hall tomorrow, October 17, 2019, ahead of the City Council’s vote to close the Rikers Island Jails Complex by...

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