New York has more than 1,200 town and village courts. There's room for improvement, according to the country's largest voluntary bar association.
The law’s “vagueness has led to arbitrary and discriminatory enforcement,” the supporting memo says.
The case "is about nothing more than the Attorney General’s dislike and disagreement with" Abelove’s "prosecutorial prerogatives," the defense says.
We watched arraignments in Troy city court and spoke with the director of the Office of Indigent Legal Services about counsel at first appearance.
As I write this, the trial of two of the young women at the center of what has become called the UAlbany/CDTA “bus incident,” was beginning.