Thousands of New Yorkers are in Prison for Life. These D.A. Candidates Want to Change That
Manhattan D.A. candidates vow to reduce lengthy sentences—but sharp differences between their approaches remain
Sam Mellins · April 28, 2021
"For years, the Manhattan DA has been pushing for long and life sentences," one advocate said. | Édouard Hue
Sam Mellins is senior reporter at New York Focus, which he has been a part of since launch day. His reporting… more
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