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Op-Ed: Video of Police Abuses, NYPD Trampling of Constitution Reveal Inefficacy of ‘Reform’

The intentional and dangerous lack of accountability within the NYPD will continue to undermine any realistic chance of impactful reform, writes Jennvine Wong of our Cop Accountability Project in a recent NBC News Op-Ed.
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LAS Slams SI DA McMahon for Refusing to Enforce New NYC Diaphragm Law

“When it comes to holding police officers accountable for committing heinous acts of misconduct, the NYPD can count on DA McMahon for special treatment."
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LAS Condemns NYPD Refusal to Discipline Officer Over Police Misconduct

​Cop seen battering LAS client on the subway will not face discipline, reports the New York Post.
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LAS Slams de Blasio’s Inaction Following Horrific NYPD Subway Assault

"Mayor Bill de Blasio’s mishandling of this situation serves as a microcosm of his colossal failure on police reform issues…”
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LAS Secures Dismissal of Top Charge Pending Against Client Assaulted by NYPD

After BWC footage went viral on social media, DA Vance dismissed a completely unwarranted felony assault charge pending against Joseph, a LAS client who was brutally attacked by NYPD officers on the subway, reports The City.
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Legal Aid Lauds Ruling That Finds NYPD’s Ballistics Method Flawed

Bronx judge rejects junk science used by law enforcement to prosecute cases, reports the New York Daily News.
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Op-Ed: Exposing – and Ending – Police Lies

In a Gotham Gazette op-ed, Legal Aid Society attorneys Rigodis Appling & Jason Wu speak to the consequences of a police culture where lies and the violation of rights is a norm.
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LAS Calls On NYPD to Fire Officers Involved in Attack on Client

Legal Aid also demands that Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance dismiss all pending charges relating to this case, reports The City.
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Opinion: Cops are Using Fear to Fight Reform

Marie Ndiaye, Supervising Attorney of our Decarceration Project, penned an op-ed in City Limits on the fear-mongering and dog-whistling tactics employed by the NYPD to resist reform.
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LAS Slams False Narrative Peddled by NYPD to Undermine Reforms

Newly released data contradicts claims from the NYPD that crime increases have any relation to bail reforms, mass release efforts, reports Gothamist.
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