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May 14, 2018

Testimony Before City Council Justice System and Finance Committees on FY19 Executive Budget Click For More

Thank you, on behalf of District Attorney Vance, for holding today’s hearing and affording me the opportunity to speak with you about our Fiscal Year 2019 Executive Budget.

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April 16, 2018

Manhattan District Attorney’s Office Testimony Before City Council Committee on the Justice System Click For More

"According to Cornell University’s Worker Institute, wage theft in New York accounts for nearly $1 billion in lost wages each year and affects tens of thousands of workers – that’s close to $20 million per week."

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April 10, 2018

DA Vance Announces Investment of $7.2 Million in New Yorkers Reentering Their Communities After Incarceration Click For More

"We should firmly and finally acknowledge that when we play a role in sending someone to prison, we own some of the responsibility for what happens when they get out."

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March 12, 2018

Testimony before City Council Public Safety and Finance Committees: FY19 Preliminary Budget Click For More

Good afternoon Chairmen Richards and Lancman, and members of the Committees on Public Safety and the Justice System. Thank you for the opportunity to speak today about my Office’s Fiscal Year 2019 Preliminary Budget.

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February 27, 2018

Testimony Before City Council Committee on the Justice System Click For More

Prosecutors in the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office have always been committed to complying fully with, if not exceeding, their constitutional, ethical, and statutory obligations with respect to the disclosure of information and the discovery of documents.

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January 30, 2018

Testimony Before the House Financial Services Committee on Human Trafficking Click For More

The nature of human trafficking in Manhattan, the United States, and around the globe has transformed dramatically in the 21st century. The illicit transactions that have historically comprised the backbone of this economy are no longer confined to street corners.


Manhattan District Attorney's Office
Manhattan District Attorney's Office3 days ago
It’s bad enough as a trafficking survivor to testify against your pimp or your trafficker — to do that as a child takes unbelievable courage. This law will help us protect those kids.