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Took a Plea? Brooklyn's District Attorney Will Support Your Parole
Most prosecutors automatically oppose parole requests. Not Eric Gonzalez.
Inside the Battle to Close Rikers
Can New York City build its way out of mass incarceration?
May 24, 2018
I Followed My Mom to Prison and to a Degree
“This is the path my life had to take so I could be strong.”
, as told to
March 13, 2018
Let’s Put an End to Prosecutorial Immunity
“The time has come to create some level of accountability for prosecutors.”
August 7, 2017
Defendants say evidence laws force them to take pleas while “blindfolded.”
February 2, 2016
What’s Justice for Kids Who Kill?
Kahton Anderson and the raging raise-the-age debate.
April 24, 2015
Bounty Hunters, Bondsmen, and the People Who Owe Them
Photographer Clara Vannucci captures the chase.