Mayor de Blasio Announces Rise Of Criminal Responsibility To 18 Years Old From Harlem To Hollis

Mayor de Blasio today welcomed the beginning of a series of fundamental reforms that treat 16- and 17-year-old juveniles involved with the legal system in an age appropriate manner. Continue Reading →

George Bundy Smith, Yale Civil Rights “Freedom Rider” Passes At Home In Harlem

A retired judge on New York state’s highest court who was arrested as a civil rights “Freedom Rider” while a Yale law student has died. George Bundy Smith was 80.

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Congressman Espaillat Recognizes Designation Of the Honorable Rolando T. Acosta

Today, U.S. Congressman Adriano Espaillat issued the following statement in recognition of the Honorable Rolando T. Acosta, Associate Justice of the Appellate Division, First Judicial Department of the Supreme Court of the State of New York on becoming the first Dominican-American judge to sit by designation in the highest court of New York State. Continue Reading →