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August 26, 2019 | Law 360

Sealing Marijuana Convictions Is A Win For Justice System (Op-Ed by Cy Vance, Jr.) Click For More

"There is no reason why a conviction for a low-level offense like smoking marijuana should follow someone for life. Two weeks ago, I joined with New York’s leading public defenders to announce that, thanks to a novel class action strategy we developed, a judge has ordered the sealing of convictions for 350 people at once."

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August 20, 2019 | Washington Post

Two members of far-right Proud Boys convicted in 2018 fight with antifascists Click For More

"Two members of the Proud Boys, a self-identified Western-chauvinist group, were convicted of assault for fighting with members of a leftist group on the streets after an event in New York. A jury found Maxwell Hare, 27, of Harrisburg, Pa., and John Kinsman, 39, of Morristown, N.J., guilty of attempted gang assault, three charges of attempted assault and rioting."

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August 14, 2019 | BLOOMBERG

NYC Construction Company to Pay Record $6 Million in Wage Case Click For More

"The prosecution resulted from an investigation by the Manhattan District Attorney’s Construction Fraud Task Force, triggered by a complaint from Ironworkers Local 361, and was part of a multi-agency drive to step up criminal enforcement of wage laws."

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August 13, 2019 | NEW YORK DAILY NEWS

Queens steel company must return $6 million in stolen wages to welders, iron workers as part of criminal plea deal Click For More

"AGL Industries and its principal, Dominick LoFaso, agreed to plea guilty to felony grand larceny, and the company will pay back the wages over five years, starting with a $1.5 million payment on Aug. 13. The Manhattan D.A.'s office is recommending a conditional discharge, with no jail time, for LoFaso."


Manhattan District Attorney's Office
Manhattan District Attorney's Office1 week ago
Last week, D.A. Vance and L.A. City Attorney's Office convened a Prosecutors Against Gun Violence summit in Las Vegas where prosecutors and experts from across the country gathered to discuss prosecutorial and policy solutions to end mass shootings in America. At the summit, D.A. Vance led a conversation on gun violence fueled by white nationalist terrorism with the ADL - Anti-Defamation League and Southern Poverty Law Center. Learn more: https://prosecutorsagv.org/2019/10/08/press-release-prosecutors-from-30-cities-and-counties-attend-prosecutors-against-gun-violence-summit-on-mass-shootings/