• A.M. Roundup: Advocates want state to push through criminal justice reforms

    1 month ago - By Times Union

    Good morning. “Record cold temperatures?” Nature doesn't think it's too early for that, apparently. Stay bundled! Here's your roundup: On Wednesday, Trump announced his support for the first major rewrite of the nation's criminal justice sentencing laws in a generation. Public defender groups want New York to follow suit by pushing through criminal justice reforms, including requiring the NYPD to release officer disciplinary records. Former candidate for lieutenant governor Jumaane Williams promised to return $15,000 of the over-the-limit corporate contributions he received for his...
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  • Trump Supports Sweeping Criminal Justice Reform Bill

    Trump Supports Sweeping Criminal Justice Reform Bill

    1 month ago - By Newser

    "Did I hear the word bipartisan?" President Trump asked Wednesday as he announced his support for a major reform of prison and sentencing laws. The First Step Act, which the AP calls the "first major rewrite of the nation's criminal justice sentencing laws in a generation," was created by a...
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