Testimony for City Council Committee on the Justice System Oversight: Hearing on “Preparing for the Implementation of Bail, Speedy Trial, and Discovery Reform”
Thank you for having this hearing on what it will take to prepare for the implementation of the Criminal Justice Reforms. It is important to have this discussion to adequately prepare for the sweeping changes that will take effect January 1st.
Written Testimony for NYC Board of Correction’s Special Hearing on Sexual Abuse and Sexual Harassment in New York City Correctional Facilities
Thank you for the opportunity to speak today about DA Vance’s strategies to combat sexual violence in the workplace, specifically within New York City Correctional Facilities.
Testimony for City Council Committees on Immigration and the Justice System: Oversight Hearing on “ICE Out of New York Courts”
"New York is the safest big city in America. It is also a city of immigrants. We regard undocumented New Yorkers as equal members of our community."
"The support we have received over the years from the City Council has helped us stay at the forefront of prosecutorial innovation and is critical to our continued success in reducing crime in Manhattan."
"The backlog not only undermined justice and equality; it also made every woman and every American less safe."
"It is my view that marijuana legalization can be done safely, and it will bring us one step closer to right-sizing the criminal justice system."