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June 20, 2018

DA Vance: Man Sentenced to 19 Years-to-Life for Murdering His Sister Click For More

"Chuen Lau brutally murdered his own sister in a vicious act of domestic violence, stabbing and beating her to death in the apartment they shared before fleeing the scene."

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Critics of Mayor’s New Marijuana Policy Say It Leaves Racial Disparity in Place Click For More

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s new marijuana policy was met with a backlash from the Manhattan district attorney and advocates, who said the change wouldn’t do enough to diminish racial disparities among those who face punishment for the low-level crime.

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June 20, 2018 | NEW YORK TIMES

New York City Will End Marijuana Arrests for Most People Click For More

The Manhattan district attorney, Cyrus R. Vance Jr., found in a six-month study that marijuana arrests “waste an enormous amount of criminal justice resources for no punitive, rehabilitative, deterrent or other public safety benefit.”

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June 17, 2018 | THE HILL | OP-ED

Funding restrictions for human trafficking grants can prevent victims from getting justice Click For More

If funding is restricted in the way DOJ intends, many victims of human trafficking will remain burdened by their records, and vulnerable to further exploitation.

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June 15, 2018

PAGV Files Amicus Brief Defending Constitutionality of Massachusetts Concealed Carry Laws Click For More

Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr., and Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer, co-chairs of nonpartisan coalition Prosecutors Against Gun Violence (PAGV), today announced the filing of an amicus brief that defends the constitutionality of Massachusetts’ common-sense requirement of a “proper purpose” for the public carry of firearms.

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Honored to welcome New York City Fire Department (FDNY) Firefighter Brooke Guinan to our office for #Pride Month. Brooke is NYC's first trans firefighter. 🏳️‍🌈💪🏽