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New York City Art and Education Event on Registry Laws

This month, the Drawing Center will host events which explore the intersection between art and criminal justice. "Our Fellow Americans: A Symposium on Public Conviction Registries" will featuring a va...
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Opinion: Why We Needed Bail Reform

By Jill K. Sanders The views expressed in this opinion piece are those of the writer only. They are not necessarily the views of the law firm or any of its attorneys.   Beginning January...

Carfentanil – An Opioid More Dangerous Than Fentanyl

The news about the country’s opioid epidemic is not new. Every day, Americans are dying from drug overdoses, with opioids being the biggest culprit. Over the past several years, a deadly synthetic opi...
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Did New York’s Bail Reforms Go Too Far?

New York’s criminal justice system will soon undergo dramatic changes. As detailed in our two recent blogs, beginning January 1, 2020, there will be many changes. One such change will be regarding...

Can Your Criminal History “Rap Sheet” Be Wrong?

Can you rap sheet be wrong? The short answer is "yes." And if it is incorrect, it could impact you dramatically. For example, you could lose job opportunities or be denied certain licenses. As such, i...