New York’s Bad Bail-Reform Law (excerpt from the National Review, Jan 7, 2020) Top-down, arbitrary decision-making by state government simply won’t work. 2020 is going to be a very good year in New York State — for criminals. As of January 1, the state’s new criminal-justice reforms took effect, includingRead More →

Tedisco calls for changes to bail reform law (excerpt from the Saratogian, Jan 6 2020) ALBANY, N.Y. — Sen. Jim Tedisco (R,C,I,REF-Glenville) recently said the Legislature should follow Democratic New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s call to give judges the ability to determine whether an alleged perpetrator poses aRead More →

Police: Long Island Burglary Spree Suspect Released Under Bail Reform, Then Robs Another Store Hours Later (excerpt from 2CBS New York, Jan 4 2020) WESTBURY, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) – Under New York’s new criminal justice reform law, a 22-year-old man accused of a burglary spree at a Long Island shopping center wasRead More →

Both Ways Bill: Mayor de Blasio Now Calls For Dramatically Reversing The Bail Reform Law He Supported—Cooler Heads Should Prevail Mayor Bill de Blasio, as recently as a few days ago, was a fierce advocate in favor of New York’s latest bail reform law which took effect on January 1.Read More →