Criminal Justice

Hands rolling a joint
Negotiations stalled over the weekend, but there are back-up bills
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So much for including marijuana legalization into the budget.
The measure to lessen the impact of disproportionate policing is touted as a compromise.
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What's the status of New York's efforts to legalize recreational marijuana?
Dems are in charge, polls show it’s popular, but not so much in the suburbs.
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New York Senator Jamaal Bailey speaking to a crowd about the bipartisan legislation to establish the nation's first commission to investigate prosecutorial misconduct in 2018.
Decreasing solitary confinement, parole reform among issues being considered.
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Gwen Carr, mother of Eric Garner, who died from being put in a chokehold by a police officer, holds a news conference after leaving court on May 9.
50-a is getting more attention than ever, but has a tough path to passage.
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Inside the trial room at 1 Police Plaza
What’s happening to the cop accused of killing Eric Garner?
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President Donald Trump.
Last October, the Trump family’s decades-long tax schemes were revealed, but the state has taken no action.
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Groups agitating for more extreme reforms of the system were left disappointed
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Photographs of Kalief Browder and Christopher Robinson — who both died as a result of alleged official misconduct related to Rikers Island Prison — are held up at a protest against police brutality.
Lawmakers fight for the New Yorkers lost in the system.
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There are currently three significant proposals for reforming New York’s bail system.
Activists say judges deem minorities higher-risk.
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