“The dual mission of the Manhattan D.A.’s Office is a safer New York and a more equal justice system, the ongoing arrest and criminal prosecution of predominantly black and brown New Yorkers for smoking marijuana serves neither of these goals.”
A Report on the Legalization of Recreational Marijuana in the United States
A New York nanny convicted of murdering two children she was trusted to care for was sentenced on Monday to life in prison with no possibility of parole.
“Five years ago Yoselyn Ortega stole Leo and Lulu Krim from their parents, their siblings, and our Manhattan community. Leo and Lulu will never live the lives that laid ahead of them, and now their remorseless killer will live the rest of her life in prison.”
Thank you, on behalf of District Attorney Vance, for holding today’s hearing and affording me the opportunity to speak with you about our Fiscal Year 2019 Executive Budget.