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New York Bail Reform: A Quick Guide to Common Questions and Concerns

Emmanuel Hiram Arnaud & Beulah Sims-Agbabiaka

In 2019, the New York’s State budget included sweeping criminal justice reform legislation that eliminated cash bail and pretrial detention for many misdemeanor and nonviolent felony defendants, among other watershed provisions. After receiving community and lobbying organization input, feedback, and massive pushback on the reform measures, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo approved changes to the…

Jul 2020

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