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  • Manhattan DA Vance Says Low-Level Arrests of Protesters Will Not Be Prosecuted

    New York Law Journal

    “Our office has a moral imperative to enact public policies which assure all New Yorkers that in our justice system and our society, black lives matter and police violence is a crime,” Vance said in a statement. “We commend the thousands of our fellow New Yorkers who have peacefully assembled to demand these achievable aims, and our door is open to any New Yorker who wishes to be heard.”

  • 3 Convicted in East Village Explosion That Killed 2 Men

    The New York Times

    “As construction and development continues to boom, today’s guilty verdict puts property owners, contractors, and managers on notice: My office will pursue criminal charges against those who place expediency and financial gain over life and limb,” Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance said in a statement after the conviction. “This is a big win for public safety in New York.”

  • City Expands Award-Winning, Nationally Recognized Supervised Release Program in Response to State Bail Reform

    City of New York

    NEW YORK—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 in lieu of bail, or where additional support is required to ensure an individual returns to court.

  • Princeton grad sentenced in shooting death of his father

    Newsday

    NEW YORK - (AP) -- A Princeton graduate was sentenced Friday to 30 years to life behind bars in the Manhattan shooting death of his wealthy father after the young man's allowance was slashed.

    Thomas Gilbert Jr. was sentenced by a state Supreme Court judge three months after he was convicted of murdering his 70-year-old father at his parents' home on Manhattan's East Side.