Crime

Why are New York politicians, like Gov. Cuomo, pushing to rollback bail reform during COVID-19 pandemic?

The deadly COVID-19 coronavirus crisis has upset the fragile...

Hate crimes have risen against Asian Americans as Trump insists on calling COVID-19 the "Chinese virus."

Attorney General Letitia James today announced the launch...

Today, non-profit executive Anna Mendez was sentenced to five years probation for misusing non-profit funds to help failed City Council candidate Albert Alvarez, above, who pled guilty to...

Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr., today announced the conviction of Harvey Weinstein, 67, for sexually assaulting Miriam Haley in 2006 and raping Jessica Mann in 2013....

Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr., today announced the guilty pleas of former Newsweek and Christian Media chiefs.

Etienne Uzac, former Co-Owner and Chairman...

New York Attorney General Letitia James and the New York Strike Force Thursday announced a 107-count indictment, charging five individuals for their roles in a gun trafficking operation...

Ms. Michelle Burrell has represented low-income New Yorkers in Family Defense cases for over a decade.

Today, Legal Services NYC (LSNYC) announces that Michelle Burrell...

In response to the Police Benevolent Association’s lawsuit announced yesterday that is attempting to remove the Civilian Complaint Review Board’s (CCRB) charter amendments, Communities...

In a letter released today, 45 legal scholars and criminal justice experts from New York State and across the country addressed the New York Press Club and New York media outlets--like the...

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...

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