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.
November 8, 2019 | 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.City of New York
September 27, 2019 | 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.Newsday
September 25, 2019 | New York Post
An ancient gilded coffin valued at about $4 million that was acquired by the Metropolitan Museum of Art was returned to Egypt in a repatriation ceremony Wednesday after prosecutors determined that it had been looted from the country.
The coffin was the centerpiece of the Met’s exhibit “Nedjemankh and His Gilded Coffin,” which opened in July 2018.New York Post
May 21, 2019 | New York Daily News
For the first time in a decade, a clear path exists for New York State lawmakers to end the Jim Crow-era injustice preventing thousands of their fellow citizens from accessing the ballot box. Now is the moment for the state Senate and Assembly to pass S. 1931/A. 4987 to permanently restore voting rights to all formerly incarcerated New Yorkers upon their reentry from prison. I urge legislators to seize the opportunity before them this session to abolish felony disenfranchisement, an anti-democratic practice rooted in white supremacy.New York Daily News
February 13, 2019 | NY1
James Jackson is the first person convicted of murder as a crime of terrorism in New York State.
The self-proclaimed white supremacist will now spend the rest of his life in prison without parole.
Timothy Caughman, a gentle 66-year-old who was well-liked by neighbors, was collecting recyclables two years ago when Jackson stabbed him to death on Ninth Avenue near West 36th Street with a large sword.NY1