Manhattan, Brooklyn DAs are ending bail for non-felonies

The ​district ​a​​ttorneys for Manhattan and Brooklyn announced Monday their offices ​will no longer seek bail ​for most non-felony cases. Manhattan DA Cy​rus​ Vance ​Jr. ​said ​his office will follow the new directive beginning Monday ​and​ no longer request cash bail in most misdemeanor and violation cases. ​​​Brooklyn ​DA Eric Gonzalez’s office began the practice…

The ​district ​a​​ttorneys for Manhattan and Brooklyn announced Monday their offices ​will no longer seek bail ​for most non-felony cases. Manhattan DA Cy​rus​ Vance ​Jr. ​said ​his office will follow the new directive beginning Monday ​and​ no longer request cash bail in most misdemeanor and violation cases. ​​​Brooklyn ​DA Eric Gonzalez’s office began the practice...

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