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State Criminal Justice Network - Legislative Update

By Monica L. Reid

2018 State Legislative Victories Summary

Each year, NACDL affiliates, members of the State Criminal Justice Network (SCJN) and other advocates work diligently at the state level to bring about reform of key criminal justice issues. At the end of each year, the goal is to highlight the various legislative victories in numerous jurisdictions. In addition, during the 2018 legislative session, NACDL tracked over 28 criminal justice issues ranging from asset forfeiture reform to surveillance reform. Many of the issues NACDL tracked around the country had successful outcomes.

Included in the victories adopted and reflected below is the first in the nation independent Commission on Prosecutorial Misconduct in New York. The New York State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NYSACDL) joined grassroots organizations (It Could Happen To You), Exonerees, the Innocence Project and Human Rights Watch among others in a seven-year effort to address egregious prosecutorial acts, particularly the wit

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