Colby Hamilton

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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Bharara opponents blast U.S. Supreme Court decision

Attorneys in the Newman case protested the process by which the U.S. attorney received an extension 

Jul. 2, 2015

 
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Democrats target Zeldin in July 4 ‘independence’ push

The freshman congressman from Suffolk County is seen as vulnerable in 2016

Jul. 2, 2015

 
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Commission seeks candidates for Read’s Appeals seat

With Judge Susan Phillips Read's retirement, the state's Commission on Judicial Nomination is now accepting nominees for a second soon-to-be vacant seat.

Jul. 2, 2015

 
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Union leaders indicted in health care kickback scheme

$1 million in kickbacks alleged

Jul. 1, 2015

 
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Appointees named to pay commission

Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman named the head of the 9/11 fund and a former state appellate judge as his picks

Jul. 1, 2015

 
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Former Clinton official to run for Rangel seat

Suzan Johnson Cook announces her campaign

Jul. 1, 2015

 
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Court says city can regulate attorneys collecting debt

Law recognizes the growth of debt-collection practices

Jun. 30, 2015

 
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Council announces funds for legal services at Rikers Island

$750,000 going to the Legal Aid Society's Prisoners Rights Project

Jun. 30, 2015

 
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Seabrook: Corrections officers not to blame for Browder’s death

'He had no right spending three years in jail, and it’s not our fault'

Jun. 30, 2015

 
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Mixed messages for new correction officers

Ponte touts change and improvement, union officials speak of unfair treatment

Jun. 29, 2015