Manhattan District Attorney Candidate Forum

The City Bar hosted a forum with the Democratic Party candidates for Manhattan District Attorney. The forum focused on criminal justice reform and included discussion of the mass incarceration crisis and how to address it, including decriminalization, increasing options for pre- and post-arraignment diversion, alternatives to incarceration, and reforming sentencing and parole.

Candidates Participating:
Tahanie Aboushi 
Alvin Bragg
Liz Crotty 
Diana Florence
Lucy Lang
Eliza Orlins 
Dan Quart 
Tali Farhadian Weinstein

Nicholas Turner
, President and Director, Vera Institute of Justice

Sponsoring Committee:
Mass Incarceration Task Force, Sean Hecker and Sarah Berger, Co-Chairs

Related Report:
A Pathway Out of Mass Incarceration And Towards a New Criminal Justice System: Recommendations for the New York State Legislature