September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

Suicide is a crime in some parts of the world. While it is not criminalized in New York, it is still marked by stigma and taboo. Unfortunately, many people involved in the criminal legal system attemp...
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Facial Recognition and Its Use by Law Enforcement

Facial recognition is a way of identifying someone using a picture of their face. Then it is compared to pictures in a database. For example, if you have an iPhone, you may use the technology to unloc...

Marijuana Legalization Bill Signed Into Law in New York

New York previously considered the legalization of recreational marijuana. And in 2019, laws went into effect which decriminalized the drug. Yet possessing small amounts of marijuana would still resul...