Criminal Justice

Key Primary Contest for Bronx DA

Darcel Clark, the Bronx District Attorney since 2016, is facing a challenge from Tess Cohen, an attorney with both prosecutorial and criminal defense experience. Early voting begins on June 17, and Election Day is June 27. The Northwest Bronx Indivisible requested that each candidate submit a statement outlining their experience and how, if elected, they[…]

Hochul appoints Conservative Chief Judge

We want to share with you State Senator Rivera’s statement regarding Governor Hochul’s nomination of Hector LaSalle to be New York State’s next Chief Judge. We share the Senator’s concerns and encourage you to express your opinion by calling Governor Hochul before it’s too late. Please call the Governor at 1-518-474-8390. Please also contact other elected officials[…]

NWBI Tackles Criminal Justice Reform

Northwest Bronx Indivisible’s January meeting was a fascinating town hall on criminal justice reform. In a wide-ranging discussion, panelists Roger Clark, Filipe Vargas, Marty Galvin, and Anisah Sabur (bios are here) addressed two recently implemented laws making significant revisions to the criminal justice process in New York State: the bail reform law, and a law[…]

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