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