(NEW YORK) -- For Tarra Simmons, a representative in the Washington legislature, Wednesday was a "full-circle moment." After initially failing in 2020, Gov. Jay Inslee restored voting rights to more than 20,000 people with felony convictions who are out of prison, but still under community... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- One by one, Brooklyn Criminal Court Judge Keisha Espinal vacated more than 50 drug convictions that had been based on the testimony of former NYPD detective Joseph Franco. Franco was charged two years ago with perjury in Manhattan and while there's no... Read More.
By Ivan Pereira, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- The New York state legislature formally voted to legalize and regulate recreational marijuana for adults and expunge the records of people previously convicted of possession.Shortly after 10:30 p.m. Tuesday night, the... Read More.