"We’re here today at a moment in time when, overall, our City and State have never been safer. But at this moment when other types of crime are dropping to historic lows across New York, we are experiencing an epidemic of vehicular violence that has killed 28 of our Manhattan neighbors year-to-date, and injured thousands more. A New Yorker today is more likely to be killed by a car than with a knife or a gun."
“The people in this room will lead the fight to protect public safety, government infrastructure, and capital markets against new threats in our high-speed world in the years to come.”
Senator Bailey and members of the committee, thank you for holding this hearing on the implementation of pre-trial discovery reform. It is important to have this discussion to adequately prepare for the sweeping changes that will take effect on January 1, 2020.
“New York State criminal procedure laws, as they exist in 2019, do not help district attorneys root out corruption; they prevent us from doing so.”
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.