Together, we've done so much - overhauling our justice system and making sure that everyone gets a fair shake.
With everything going on in our country, it's more vital than ever that our DA stands up for all of us.
The CCRA would override our state's restrictive concealed-weapons permitting system and force New York to honor concealed-carry firearms privileges issued in other states
Manhattan DA Vance is working to expand the number of incarcerated people taking college courses. "It makes no sense to send someone to prison with no pathway for them to succeed."
AUG. 9, 2017: The Manhattan district attorney, Cyrus R. Vance Jr., requested the dismissal on Wednesday of 240,472 warrants for low-level offenses.
The Manhattan DA is sending $38 million taken in civil forfeiture from international banks to pay for testing 56,000 rape kits that have been collecting dust for years.
January 10, 2018 | Inside Cybersecurity
New York District Attorney Cyrus Vance says factory-default encrypted devices have stymied state and local law enforcement investigations into an array of criminal activity, arguing for some way to provide law enforcement access to devices while pushing for international collaboration to take down cyber crime.Inside Cybersecurity
January 9, 2018 | New York Daily News
Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance announced Tuesday his office will no longer seek bail for most misdemeanor and violation cases.
Critics have long argued that the current bail system discriminates against poor defendants who are unable to pay.New York Daily News
January 9, 2018 | The Manhattan District Attorney
Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr., and Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez today announced a new effort to reduce inequality and unnecessary incarceration in the justice system. Beginning today, the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office will no longer request that bail be set in most misdemeanor and violation cases. The Brooklyn District Attorney’s Office implemented its policy in April 2017.The Manhattan District Attorney
January 3, 2018 | NY1
Lawmakers are calling on Governor Cuomo to lengthen the statute of limitations for sexual abuse cases. Advocates of the Child Victims Act gathered yesterday around the "Fearless Girl" statue in Lower Manhattan.
They say survivors of child sex abuse should have until the age of 28 to take their abusers to court.
The current statute of limitations runs out when they turn 23.NY1
January 3, 2018 | New York Daily News
A Manhattan judge slammed the misogynist sicko who forced his girlfriend to march outside naked with the maximum sentence Wednesday — sending him to prison for as many as seven years.
Jasson Melo, 26, faced time for coercion, a felony, for making the 22-year-old mother of his child undress and walk around his Harlem block. This followed hours of verbal and physical abuse inside his apartment, according to evidence submitted at his trial in Manhattan Supreme Court.New York Daily News