Politico: Public defender groups lay out legislative agenda

“New York City public defenders will be pushing for a new slate of criminal justice reforms when state lawmakers meet in the new year.

The Legal Aid Society, Bronx Defenders, Brooklyn Defender Services, Neighborhood Defender Service of Harlem, New York County Defender Services, and Queens Defenders will release a legislative agenda Thursday that calls for legalizing marijuana, releasing aging prisoners on parole, and limiting solitary confinement.”

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