Criminal justice

The state Attorney General’s Office sent letters to landlords who were in apparent violation of new law
The plan would make significant changes to the state’s bail, discovery and Raise the Age reforms.
The Democratic governor sent a 10-point public-safety plan to state lawmakers this week.
A passage opening Ernest Hemingway’s 1936 short story “On The Blue Water" is currently inscribed on the wall of the 71st precinct in Crown Heights and reads, “Those who have hunted armed men long enough and liked it, never care for anything else thereafter.”
Tarz Youngblood died in custody this year — the first Rikers death on Mayor Eric Adams' watch. His wife said the jail failed to keep him safe.
Tarz Youngblood, 38, was found unresponsive in his cell at the George R. Vierno Center on Rikers Island.
Prisoners within a year of their release dates can shave months off their sentence.
The new Manhattan DA has been roundly criticized in the wake of his original memo and an uptick in violence.
The New York governor says she had a ‘productive’ conversation with the new Manhattan district attorney.
As Brooklyn president, Adams sought to shield minors from being tried as adults.
The new Manhattan DA said he has "a lot to learn" about communications, but said he will still push for fewer prosecutions of low-level crimes.
Bragg is already facing backlash for easing up on low-level prosecutions. A bigger challenge may play out in the courts.
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