Month: May 2018

Senate passes legislation to deny conditional release for those convicted of first-degree manslaughter
Policy

Senate passes legislation to deny conditional release for those convicted of first-degree manslaughter

The New York Senate has passed legislation to deny conditional release of prisoners convicted of first-degree manslaughter. Bill (S.8228) was introduced on April 20 by Senator Martin Golden, R-Brooklyn, and passed the Senate on May 1. Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis, R-Staten Island, introduced the Assembly version, (A.10552) on May 4, where […]

Photo courtesy of the Office of the Acting AGActing AG Underwood was sworn in on May 8, 2018 by NY Chief Judge DiFiore. Underwood’s husband Martin Halpern held the Tanach.
Politics

State Assembly releases list of candidates to fill the office of Attorney General

Following the unexpected resignation of Attorney General Eric Schneiderman earlier this month, the state Legislature will begin interviewing candidates this Tuesday and Wednesday to find a replacement. The interviews will be conducted by a bipartisan, bicameral committee consisting of Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz, Assemblywoman Crystal Peoples-Stokes, Assemblyman Matthew Titone, Assemblyman William Barclay, […]