"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."
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.
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.”
Statement from Bronx D.A. Darcel Clark, Brooklyn D.A. Eric Gonzalez, Queens D.A. Richard Brown, and Manhattan D.A. Cyrus Vance Jr., on School Speed Safety Camera Legislation (S6046A)
"Drivers speeding in school zones endanger the lives of children."
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.
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.