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June 21, 2021 | Reuters

Husband-wife attorney couple charged in connection with real estate deal Click For More

"This conduct erodes the credibility of the profession and undermines principles of fairness and impartiality in our courts," Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance said in a statement.

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June 17, 2021

D.A. Vance: Former Court Official And Husband Charged With Official Misconduct Click For More

“As alleged, Melissa Ringel violated her oath as an official of the court when she brazenly circumvented the rules to assist her husband, Frank Esposito, and his client, during the sale of a multimillion-dollar penthouse near Central Park,” said District Attorney Vance.

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June 9, 2021

Manhattan D.A.’s Office Returns 27 Antiquities to Cambodia Click For More

“The repatriation of these 27 stunning relics to the people of Cambodia restores an important link between the nation’s classical Angkor era and its modern customs and beliefs that, for far too long, was disrupted by the greed of stolen antiquities traffickers,” said District Attorney Vance.

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June 8, 2021

Manhattan D.A.’s Office Returns 12 Antiquities to China Click For More

Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance, Jr. today announced the return of 12 antiquities to the people of China during a repatriation ceremony attended by Consul General of China in New York, Huang Ping and U.S. Homeland Security Investigations (“HSI”) Lead Case Agent John Paul Labbat.

News | Op-Ed
May 21, 2021 | New York Daily News

Why New York City is now bleeding: The causes are complex and the solutions must be, too (Op-Ed by Cy Vance, Jr.) Click For More

But in the rush to end today’s crisis, my office will not support a return to racially discriminatory “broken windows” policing strategies, which yield no reduction in violent crime. And we won’t roll back the progress we’ve made over the last decade, using the power of our discretion to massively reduce our criminal justice footprint and the inequities that underlie unnecessary prosecutions.

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May 21, 2021

D.A. Vance Calls for Commission to Address N.Y.C.’s Violent Crime in Daily News Op-ed Click For More

Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance, Jr. today called for the formation of a commission tasked with recommending holistic, evidence-based solutions to stop New York City’s sharp rise in violent crime over the past year.