US Attorney Slams New York Bail Reform As Endangering All New Yorkers; Leading Commentator Urges States To Proceed With Caution on Bail Reform New York’s newly enacted bail reform is under attack…and rightly so. The “end cash bail” moniker is beginning to lose some of its luster as the reformsRead More →

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 →