Monthly Archives: June 2019

D.A. Vance Announces Trial Conviction of Thomas Gilbert, Jr. For Fatally Shooting His Father in 2015

“A brilliant businessman, passionate tennis player, and beloved family man, Thomas Gilbert, Sr. meant a great deal to all who knew him. But in spite of all his love and generosity, this defendant shot his father at close range in his own apartment in an unconscionable and brutal crime.”

Legalize marijuana now, New York: Two district attorneys say the time has come to permit use of the substance (Op-ed by Cy Vance, Jr.)

For too long, inaction on marijuana legalization has harmed communities of color and drained the resources of public safety officials, including law enforcement and prosecutors. And if the latest polls are any indication, a strong majority of residents across the state — including from upstate and suburban communities — agree that it’s time for New York to move forward.