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Additional Reforms in the NY Criminal Justice System

As discussed in last week's blog, the legislature recently passed sweeping bail and discovery reforms. There are also several other reforms taking place. Here, we discuss a few more of the changes to...

Will Marijuana Be Legalized in New York?

New York is often considered one of the most liberal states in the United States. Yet in 2019, it still has laws prohibiting the possession of marijuana. New York's governor has proposed changes to th...

The Basics of Handling a New York Criminal Appeal

As a follow-up to our recent post about the basics of New York's criminal justice system, here we'll provide a brief overview of what happens when you appeal a criminal conviction in New York. After a...