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Reporter based in Brooklyn, formerly @Gothamist.
Boston’s top prosecutor says big changes are in the works; advocates plan to keep pushing.
She is suing the Division of Human Rights for saying it’s not authorized to investigate her complaint.
After the state cut funds for capital defense, there’s a growing wait list of people in jail without a lawyer.
The office has criticized the NYPD for shielding officers’ misconduct histories, but it won’t share its own information on police dishonesty.
As Thursday's election approaches, confusion reigns.
From policing to parole, this election could be pivotal for reform.
Their attorneys say the new video-teleconferencing policy is exacerbating backlogs and prolonging detention.
Advocates decry court's shift to using teleconferencing for hearings.
As anticipated, district attorney finds no misconduct in raid that led to Yang Song’s fatal fall.
Melissa Gira Grant,
Surveillance video sheds some light on the police raid that killed Yang Song last year while, advocates say, the raids continue.
Melissa Gira Grant
Her former partner assaulted her in her home. When the police arrived, she was arrested and he walked free.