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May 21, 2020 | ABC New York

Harlem food bank funded by monies seized from criminals Click For More

The Manhattan District Attorney's Office pays to feed Harlem residents through its Robin Hood-like Criminal Justice Investment Initiative.

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May 7, 2020 | CNN

Coronavirus forces prosecutors to embrace video conferencing in criminal probes. It’s raised a host of issues. Click For More

While some are reserving virtual interviews for white-collar cases that are particularly time-sensitive, perhaps involving an ongoing threat, others -- such as the Manhattan district attorney's office -- are using it with cases "across the board," said Karen Friedman Agnifilo, the office's chief assistant district attorney. They include cases of homicide, sexual assault, domestic violence, attempted murder and robbery.

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March 12, 2020 | New York Daily News

On parole violations, less is more: Three DAs urge reform to stop sending people back to prison Click For More

Parole should combine support with supervision, aiding people with housing, employment, training and counseling to drive down failure and help people succeed. That’s the fairest and best way to promote public safety.

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March 11, 2020 | ABC News

Harvey Weinstein sentenced to 23 years on sex crime convictions Click For More

Harvey Weinstein was sentenced to 23 years on sex crime convictions in New York on Wednesday, following a landmark trial that spotlighted Hollywood power dynamics, predatory sexual violence and complex questions about the nature of consent and coercion.

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March 11, 2020 | CNN

Harvey Weinstein sentenced to 23 years in prison after addressing his accusers in court Click For More

Harvey Weinstein was sentenced Wednesday in a New York courtroom to 23 years in prison, the culmination of a case that fueled the global #MeToo movement and encouraged women to speak out against sexual abuse.

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February 25, 2020 | New York Times

Harvey Weinstein Is Found Guilty of Sex Crimes in #MeToo Watershed Click For More

Harvey Weinstein, the powerhouse film producer whose downfall over sexual misconduct ignited a global movement, was found guilty of two felony sex crimes on Monday after a trial at which six women testified that he sexually assaulted them.


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