What this boils down to is second chances. New starts. Fair shots. Sounds very American to me. As a criminal defense attorney who has represented many individuals charged with criminal acts, I have seen first-hand those clients who have a lot to offer society, but are shut out because of an isolated mistake.
The Aftermath: Bryant was convicted of two counts of first degree murder for the deaths of the FBI agents, and sentenced
Singleton was on his way to a nearby hospital when he went into cardiac arrest and died. Although the homicide ruling does
The probe also found officers routinely strike inmates in the head, "often causing significant injuries," while bystanders
The New York Times' head architecture critic, Michael Kimmelman, received a phone call from the artists, identified as Mischa
Ortiz's arrest comes just days after her husband, 22-year-old Ramsey Orta, was arrested on gun possession charges. Chrissie
The order follows the death of Eric Garner, a 46-year-old father of six, who died after being put in a chokehold while under
Since Garner's death, officers have been anonymously reacting to the arrest on online police forums including PoliceOne.com
In this March 12, 2014, file photo, a picture of Jerome Murdough is held by his mother and sister in the Queens borough of
There is a $12,000 reward for information on the suspect. Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 800
New York State should require recording of interrogations for two very simple reasons. First, it makes policing more accurate. Second, it is necessary because research indicates that false confessions are quite common.
New York City police commissioner Bill Bratton expressed his support Tuesday for the use of drones as a potentially reliable
In April, Gray's family filed a federal lawsuit against the NYPD. One of two New York City Police officers involved in the
While the state’s new initiative is reportedly already in use by approximately 2,700 jurisdictions nationwide, some have
Terminal C at LaGuardia Airport is being evacuated due to a suspicious package, according to NBC New York. A flight was ordered
“They’re going to try to find the source,” the unnamed source told the Post. Police told The Wall Street Journal 49 glassine
No other passengers were injured. The gun was recovered and the alleged shooter was promptly arrested. Witnesses tell ABC
SOHO — It was a panty raid. Four women are accused of stealing 300 pairs of underwear, worth a total of $4,000, from a SoHo
Two days earlier on Jan. 17, Jackson followed a 28-year-old woman into of an apartment building on Grand Street on the Lower
Gilberto Valle was 25 years old and still living with his father in Queens when, in 2009, he met Kathleen Mangan on OKCupid