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Criminal Justice Operations Committee

The Criminal Justice Operations Committee has expansive jurisdiction involving issues relevant to New York State penal law and procedure and the functioning of the courts with regard to criminal cases. Reports issued by the Committee have included recommendations for legislation or change to existing statutes. The Committee has also made various proposals for prosecutorial and judicial reform. In addition, the Committee has prepared a number of "status" papers, charting and detailing the consequences of significant, new legislation or court rules affecting the criminal justice system. Committee also presents CLE training courses on recent developments in the law or practice.


Recent Reports

Report on S.3870, Regarding Rules of Evidence at Grand Jury Hearings (April 2015) ( PDF format )

Report on 2015-16 Executive Budget Proposal, the Criminal Justice Reform Act of 2015 (March 2015) ( PDF format ) 
Subject area: Grand Jury

Report on 2015-16 Executive Budget Proposal regarding Raising the Age of Criminal Responsibility ( PDF format )
Subject area: Raising the Age

For the full list of committee reports click here


Legislative Affairs

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


Of Interest

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Policy Recommendations for New York City's Next Mayor
(PDF)


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