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April 10, 2019

Testimony for City Council Committees on Immigration and the Justice System: Oversight Hearing on “ICE Out of New York Courts” Click For More

"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."

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March 19, 2019

Testimony before City Council Public Safety and Finance Committees: FY20 Preliminary Budget Click For More

"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."

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March 13, 2019

DA Vance Delivers Remarks at Press Conference Announcing Results of Rape Kit Testing Investment Click For More

"The backlog not only undermined justice and equality; it also made every woman and every American less safe."

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February 27, 2019

Testimony Before City Council on Marijuana Legalization: Equity and Justice for NYC Click For More

"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."

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February 7, 2019

Written Testimony for City Council Committees on Public Safety and the Justice System Oversight Hearing on Police Discipline and District Attorney Reports Click For More

"Chairman Richards, Chairman Lancman, and members of the Committees on Public Safety and the Justice System, thank you for the opportunity to submit testimony for the City Council’s oversight hearing on police discipline and District Attorney reports."

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October 25, 2018

Written Testimony by Chief Assistant District Attorney Karen Friedman-Agnifilo for City Council Committee on Justice System Oversight Hearing on Pay Parity and Retention Rates for ADAs and Public Defenders Click For More

"To ensure justice and fairness without fear or favor, prosecutors and indigent defense agencies must be able to recruit and retain the brightest legal minds."

Manhattan District Attorney's Office
Manhattan District Attorney's Office2 days ago
In 2015, a gas explosion in the East Village leveled 121 Second Ave and killed two New Yorkers.

Today, the people responsible for killing Nicholas Figueroa and Moises Locon were convicted of manslaughter.