Colby Hamilton

Ken Thompson talks 'legacy of disgrace,' increase in shootings:

The Brooklyn DA discussed wrongful convictions and the effect of gun violence with the business group.

Bio: Colby Hamilton is a freelance reporter. He formerly wrote about politics for WNYC. You can follow him on Twitter: @bcolbyhamilton

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Ken Thompson talks ‘legacy of disgrace,’ increase in shootings

The Brooklyn DA discussed wrongful convictions and the effect of gun violence with the business group.

Oct. 1, 2014

 
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Vance creates new human-trafficking unit

The Manhattan DA's office announced the unit would be a joint project between special victims and he Manhattan Family Justice Center.

Oct. 1, 2014

 
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Kristin Davis sentenced to prison on drug charges

The former madam and city comptroller candidate as arrested in 2103 for distrubiting pain pills.

Oct. 1, 2014

 
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Cahill calls on Schneiderman to debate

The attorney general has said he will debate, but his campaign says logistics are still being worked out

Sep. 30, 2014

 
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Bharara vows Rikers reforms ‘one way or another’

The U.S. Attorney said city officials were 'very aware' of his offices deep concerns with the correctional facility.

Sep. 30, 2014

 
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Holder files statement backing public-defender suit

The letter supports the arguments made in the class-action suit charging the state with denying indigent defendants the right to counsel.

Sep. 25, 2014

 
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Cablevision sues CWA for libel

The suit comes after a former Cablevision employee and union organizer publicized his termination as being racially motivated.

Sep. 24, 2014

 
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Judge cites federal precedent to shield NYPD surveillance

A state Judge accepted a federal state's secrets provision in backing the department's FOIL denial.

Sep. 24, 2014

 
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At NYU, Holder talks of Ferguson’s ‘hard truths’

The U.S. Attorney General Holder told a crowd at NYU that the police shooting death of Michael Brown opened an oppotunity for change.

Sep. 23, 2014

 
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D’Souza avoids jail time for straw donor scheme

The conservative author and filmaker was sentenced to eight years probabtion in a straw donor scheme.

Sep. 23, 2014