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June 6, 2007 RSS feed / Opinion

All repeat offenders should face tougher sentences in New York

A fight is underway in Albany over a proposal that would make those who repeatedly commit misdemeanors face tougher sentences. This bill is modeled after one in place that addresses serial felons. More...

New disclosure law empowers parents

Dear Editor: Two months ago, I wrote about important state legislation that would give parents of developmentally disabled people living at state-run facilities access to important information about incidents of abuse that occur. More...

Don't extend federal “Hate Crime” LawÑabolish it

Last week the House passed a measure that extends the federal "hate crime" law to include attacks motivated by the victims' gender or sexual orientation. More...









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