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August 31, 2022

Bruen Decision FAQ Click For More

In Summer 2022, New York States received a setback in getting guns off our streets when the U.S. Supreme Court overturned an important aspect of New York's gun licensing law, which had been on the books for more than 100 years. Here is what this means for New Yorkers.

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April 6, 2022

Post-Conviction Justice Unit One-Pager Click For More

The PCJU is the Post-Conviction Justice Unit created under District Attorney Alvin Bragg tasked with reviewing closed cases. The Unit was named “Post-Conviction Justice” to embrace the fact that convictions are not always “right” or “wrongful.” Instead there are multiple measures of justice that may be appropriate after a sentence is imposed.

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July 27, 2021

Reducing the Criminal Justice Footprint in Manhattan Click For More

This brief uses data available on the Manhattan D.A.’s Data Dashboard to highlight how the Office’s declination policies and pre-arraignment diversion programming reduced Manhattan’s criminal justice footprint. This brief aims to increase transparency about the Office’s practices and policies, by contextualizing the data within the Dashboard and highlighting various findings represented within the data it contains.

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October 24, 2019

Grand Jury Report on Epidemic of Vehicular Violence Click For More

A grand jury empaneled by the D.A.'s Office recommended extensive legislative and policy fixes to address the epidemic of vehicular violence that has killed 28 of our Manhattan neighbors year-to-date, and injured thousands more. The report led the D.A.’s Office to craft the Vehicular Violence Accountability Act.

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March 16, 2019

Test Every Kit: Results from the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office’s Sexual Assault Kit Backlog Elimination Grant Program Click For More

The jurisdictions funded under the Manhattan District Attorney’s Sexual Assault Kit Backlog Elimination Grant Program have seen tremendous results. Over the duration of the program, 32 jurisdictions across 20 states sent over 55,000 backlogged kits for testing.

Manhattan District Attorney's Office
Manhattan District Attorney's Office21 hours ago
ICYMI: The woman who pleaded guilty to fatally shoving an 87-year-old Broadway singing coach was sentenced to state prison. “Barbara Gustern’s sudden, violent death at the hands of Lauren Pazienza left a family and community in mourning.” – D.A. Bragg.
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Manhattan District Attorney's Office
Manhattan District Attorney's Office4 days ago
“The tragedy of gun violence is manifold when young New Yorkers are accused of shooting at and killing other New Yorkers – in this case, their own friend,” - D.A. Bragg. Read more about this murder and robbery conspiracy indictment here:
Manhattan District Attorney's Office
Manhattan District Attorney's Office5 days ago
ICYMI: Yesterday we announced charges including illegal firearms possession, manufacturing, and more against an individual for possessing and manufacturing ghost guns in an East Harlem daycare. Learn more here: