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Criminal Advocacy Committee

The Criminal Advocacy Committee focuses broadly on issues concerning the practice of criminal law.

Recent Reports

Amicus Brief: State of New York v. Thomas (New York State Court of Appeals, December 2013) ( PDF format ) 
Subject area: Interrogations, False Confessions

Continuing to Strengthen New York’s Gun Laws (April 2013) ( PDF ) 
Subject area: Gun Control

Report on A.8547/S.5560 regarding the All Crimes DNA Act which would require the collection of a DNA sample from every person convicted of a felony or misdemeanor (June 2011) ( PDF )
Subject area: DNA, Collection of

For the full list of committee reports click here

Of Interest

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Policy Recommendations for New York City's Next Mayor

Legislative Activity

For more information on the legislative and policy work of the committee, including relevant reports, bill texts and additional advocacy materials, click here.