Colby Hamilton

Police officer testifies before Garner grand jury:

Officer Daniel Pantaleo spoke for two hours Friday before the grand jury that will decide his fate.

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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Police officer testifies before Garner grand jury

Officer Daniel Pantaleo spoke for two hours Friday before the grand jury that will decide his fate.

Nov. 22, 2014

 
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High court shields rent-regulated leases from bankruptcy

The state's highest court said the rent rules amount to an exempt local benefit like unemployment or Social Security.

Nov. 20, 2014

 
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Judge: NYPD must acknowledge surveillance records

The ruling in state supreme court contradicts a nearly identical ruling in the same court earlier this year.

Nov. 18, 2014

 
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D.A.s discuss marijuana changes with de Blasio

The city's five district attorneys said they discussed the mayor's new marijuana policy, which the majority said they supported, despite concerns.

Nov. 13, 2014

 
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Obama nominates Gillibrand pick for Eastern District

LaShann Moutique DeArcy Hall is nominated as an Eastern District judge, Michael Greco for marshall in the Southern District.

Nov. 12, 2014

 
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Lynch announces Currie’s return to the Eastern District

Veteran prosecutor returns for top deputy spot

Nov. 12, 2014

 
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Court of Appeals delays decision on standard bar exam

Existing bar exam will be in place for July tests

Nov. 12, 2014

 
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Vance pledges $35M to test rape kits nationwide

The funds, coming from bank settlements, will go to help jurisdictions audit and process their backlogs.

Nov. 12, 2014

 
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District attorneys split on new pot policy

Mayor Bill de Blasio's marijuana policy change elicited praise, concern, and silence from the five DA's offices Monday.

Nov. 10, 2014

 
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Obama touts ‘substance’ in nominating Lynch

The President officially named U.S. Attorney Loretta Lynch as his pick to succeed Eric Holder as Attorney General at a White House briefing Saturday.

Nov. 8, 2014