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February 9, 2021 | Medium

The Biden Administration Has An Historic Opportunity To Prevent Gun Violence Click For More

Now, with a deadly wave of gun violence ravaging cities across America, and an unprecedented surge of suicides plaguing a pandemic-stricken nation, President Biden and Vice-President Harris should use their substantial power to tackle this emergency.

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January 27, 2021 | New York Law Journal

Addressing Domestic Terrorism in New York and Nationwide (Op-Ed by Cyrus Vance, Jr.) Click For More

The danger domestic terrorism poses to the health of our nation is undeniable at the outset of the Biden administration. But so too is the opportunity to confront white supremacist violence—and reckon with our history of racism and racist violence—if our leaders are willing to act.

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January 27, 2021 | New York Daily News

True corporate transparency now: A new legislative tool will help fight fraud and terrorism, but we must go further (Op-Ed by Cyrus Vance, Jr.) Click For More

Members of Congress and advocacy groups, such as Transparency International, deserve credit for their monumental achievement on anonymous shell companies. The great thing about accomplishing so much on the year’s opening day is there’s nothing but time to achieve greater incorporation transparency in 2021.

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November 19, 2020 | New York Daily News

The cruelty of parole in New York Click For More

Fortunately, there is a solution. Here in New York, the Less Is More Act has been proposed to incentivize good behavior by people on parole, reduce the number of people imprisoned for non-criminal violations, and shorten how long they can be incarcerated for crimeless missteps.

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September 25, 2020 | New York Daily News

For a safer NYC, save this program: The city’s five DAs say the city must fund criminal diversion efforts Click For More

In this moment of crisis when our city and justice system are contending with an unprecedented pandemic, centuries-old systemic racism and an increase in gun violence, we simply cannot afford to let this vital program end now.

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August 24, 2020 | New York Daily News

Don’t bring back broken windows: Manhattan DA Cy Vance argues against ratcheting back up prosecutions for smaller offenses (Op-Ed by Cy Vance, Jr.) Click For More

Rather than resorting to discredited, heavy-handed approaches to the lowest-level infractions, real investments in our communities will lay the foundation for New York success stories yet to come.


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