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NYCLU Statement on NY Equal Rights Amendment

NEW YORK - Today Governor Cuomo announced a proposal to pass an inclusive Equal Rights Amendment that will expand protections against discrimination in the state constitution.

January 3, 2020

NYCLU Statement in Response to Attacks on Pre-Trial Reforms

NEW YORK- Earlier this year, New York passed sweeping reforms that will significantly reduce the reliance on cash bail to determine a person's liberty, expand criminal discovery, and further enforce the right to a speedy trial. 

November 21, 2019

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