Thursday, November 7, 2019

Criminal Justice Law Changes Come With a Price Tag

Criminal Justice Law Changes Come With a Price Tag: Criminal justice law changes are coming with a price tag for prosecutors — a price tag Governor Andrew Cuomo says he won't pay.

Earlier this year, Cuomo and lawmakers agreed to change how evidence in criminal cases are handled. The evidence needs to be processed and turned over to the defense on a faster timetable. For district attorneys like Republican Tony Jordan, it's going to cost money.

"Put your money where your mouth is. If they believe this is an important reform, let's fund it so we can comply," Jordan said.

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