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Bail Reform In New York

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In 2019, the New York State Legislature passed a bail reform law that pushed New York’s criminal legal system in the right direction. The law – though it didn’t end...

Rikers Island Hunger Strike

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Throngs of elected officials and human rights advocates rallied Thursday outside Rikers Island where hundreds of prisoners are reportedly staging a hunger strike.

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NYPD officers and officials who engaged in misconduct related to the killing of Eric Garner.

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New York, NY –This week, Communities United for Police Reform, the Justice Committee, and the family of Eric Garner responded to the news that Deputy Commissioner Joseph...

Mayor-elect Eric Adams indicating his intention to reinstate solitary confinement at Rikers on January 1

(NEW YORK, NY) – Brooklyn Defender Services, The Bronx Defenders, Neighborhood Defender Service of Harlem, New York County Defender Services, and Queens Defenders released the following statement...

 Former NYPD Sgt. Ed Mullins

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Former NYPD Sgt. Ed Mullins is an example of the typical type of police "leaders" that must be removed from police departments to change the corrupt criminal culture...

Cop Out: Analyzing 20 Years of Records Proving NYPD Impunity

NEW YORK – Today, the New York Civil Liberties Union issued Cop Out: Analyzing 20 Years of Records Proving NYPD Impunity, the most comprehensive analysis yet released of over 20 years of the NYPD’...

Miriam E. Rocah, District Attorney, Westchester County

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Lawyer Lauren P. Raysor is asking the Westchester District Attorney (above) to look into whether political favoritism was at play in the handling of...

civil rights attorney and Principal of The Law Offices of Frederick K. Brewington, says that justice has been served as a jury f

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HEMPSTEAD, NY — Frederick K. Brewington, Esq., a civil rights attorney and Principal of The Law Offices of Frederick K. Brewington, says that justice has been...

Kawaski Trawick with mom

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(New York, NY)--Today, the family of Kawaski Trawick (shown above with his mom) is calling on the CCRB and the NYPD to schedule...

briefings on prosecutors’ use of excessive bail in the New York City court system

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Washington, D.C. (November 22, 2021)—Today, Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney, Chairwoman of the Committee on Oversight and Reform, Rep. Jamie Raskin, Chairman of the Subcommittee on...

investigation into the death of Brian Astarita,

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NEW YORK – The New York Attorney General’s Office of Special Investigation (OSI) has opened an investigation into the death of Brian Astarita, 65, who died on November 11...

investigation of sexual misconduct complaints against NYPD officers

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NEW YORK CITY - Tuesday, in a lawsuit brought by the Police Benevolent Association (PBA) against the Civilian Complaint Review Board (CCRB), the Supreme Court of the State of...

historic judicial inquiry into Eric Garner’s killing

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New York, NY--Thursday, after Judge Erika M. Edwards denied petitioners’ motion to reconsider witnesses last week, lawyers for the petitioners in the historic judicial...

Disgraced former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has been charged with a misdemeanor count of forcible touching,

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Disgraced former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has been charged with a misdemeanor count of forcible touching, a spokesperson for the New York State courts confirmed to The...

 death of 11-year-old Monica Woods

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NEW YORK – New York Attorney General Letitia James today announced the indictment of  State Trooper Christopher Baldner, on charges of Murder in the Second Degree,...

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