City Limits: How NYC’s Prosecutors are Handling Protest and Looting Cases

“A joint statement by the city’s public defense agencies on Thursday slammed that move. “At a moment in which Black people and their allies are rightfully protesting state sanctioned racial violence while simultaneously bearing the brunt of a global pandemic – a crisis that makes brutal and dangerous city jails even more deadly – DA Vance offers incarceration as the solution,” read the missive from Brooklyn Defender Services, Bronx Defenders, The Legal Aid Society, The Neighborhood Defender Service of Harlem, Queens Defenders and New York County Defender Services.”

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