One dangerous bail reform law: The Legislature must fix mistakes that will make New York City neighborhoods more vulnerable to crime (excerpt from NY Daily News – May 28 2019) As part of this year’s budget bill, the Legislature has passed a measure that will greatly reduce the number ofRead More →

Opinion: Bail reform is solution looking for a problem (excerpt from Cincinnati.com May 3 2019) Bail reform was in the spotlight again this past week – Cincinnati City Councilman P.G. Sittenfeld’s guest column “It’s time to adopt bail reform in Cincinnati,” (April 20) and The Enquirer editorial board’s “Thumbs up,” (AprilRead More →

Long Island lawmaker wants to tweak bail reforms to aid prosecutors in building cases against drug traffickers (excerpt from Daily News – April 25 2019) ALBANY — A Long Island Republican wants to rollback recently passed criminal justice reforms to ensure drug traffickers can’t escape justice. Assemblyman Ed Ra (R-Hempstead)Read More →