Proffer in a Criminal Prosecution: A Negotiation Tactic

In the criminal legal world, the word proffer takes on a special meaning. It refers to a meeting between the defendant, his attorneys, and the prosecution. During this session, the defendant can expla...

The Hidden Costs of the NY Criminal Legal System

The old saying goes, “Crime doesn’t pay.” And in New York, getting involved in the criminal legal system can actually cost a lot of money. From supervision fees, to restitution, to fines and surcharge...

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...
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