Brooklyn Defenders Urges New York State Legislature to Continue to Reject Changes to New York’s Bail Laws

“Pretrial detention tears families apart, takes people away from their homes, jobs, and healthcare, and subjects people to dangerous jail conditions. Yet, Governor Hochul has held up the state budget to force through a proposal that would upend New York’s bail laws and condemn even more people to deadly jails pretrial. We urge legislative leaders to hold strong and reject the governor’s attempt to expand pretrial incarceration.”

Read our full statement here.

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