Colby Hamilton

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

Latest Articles:

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Donovan defends handling of Sandy fraud cases

The Staten Island district attorney says his opponent misunderstands the legal system

Mar. 24, 2015

 
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Gentile hits Donovan on Sandy fraud at Staten Island forum

Said the DA's office has failed to prosecute cases during a not-quite-debate Monday night

Mar. 24, 2015

 
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Bar association rejects Cuomo call for independent monitors

Governor has proposed monitors in cases when unarmed citizens die at the hands police

Mar. 23, 2015

 
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Pete King: Cruz ‘sideshow’ will hurt G.O.P. brand

Long Island representative panned presidential run

Mar. 23, 2015

 
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Capital Public Law Report: Garner decision delays grand jury reforms; Lynch in limbo

Capital Public Law Report: Garner decision delays grand jury reforms; Lynch in limbo

Mar. 20, 2015

 
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NYPD auxilary officer accused in hacking scheme

The defendant allegedly broke into an N.Y.P.D. computer to access databases containing information about traffic victims.

Mar. 17, 2015

 
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Schneiderman calls on Cuomo for ‘even bolder’ reforms

The state attorney general called for the end of outside income, a four-year term, and the end of "per diem" payment for lawmakers in a speech to Citizens Union.

Mar. 16, 2015

 
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City delays installation of cameras at Rikers

Mayor Bill de Blasio originally set a May 2016 date for more than 7,800 new cameras to be installed

Mar. 16, 2015

 
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Capital Public Law Report: The Rikers strategy; dueling Thompson profiles

Welcome to Capital’s Public Law Report, a weekly digest of news on courts and the law in New York

Mar. 13, 2015

 
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Garner case fades from Donovan race

Liberal activists say their focus is elsewhere

Mar. 13, 2015