Judge Wants to Overhaul New York’s Bail System
Pix 11 discusses New York State Chief Judge Lippman's urge for bail reform in New York and how Brooklyn Justice Initatives is helping by offering supervised release in lieu of hefty bail fees.
Brooklyn's New Approach to Youth Crimes
The Wall Street Journal reports on the launch of the Brooklyn Young Adult Court, a project of the Brooklyn District Attorney's Office and the Center for Court Innovation's Brooklyn Justice Initiatives, that offers diversion opportunities and alternatives to incarceration to young adults charged with misdemeanors. (Subscription required)