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On May 8, 2017, the New York State Assembly passed the Domestic Violence Survivors Justice Act. We continue our fight to secure justice for survivors that were victims of domestic violence at the time of their crime.

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"Raise the Age" Becomes Law in New York State

On April 10, 2017, NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed into law the "Raise the Age" bill extending the age of criminal responsibility to 18.

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First Hand Accounts of Brutality, Torture, And Cover-up from People Incarcerated at an Infamously Abusive New York State Prison

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End Solitary

The CA reports on the use and conditions of solitary confinement and advocates for more humane alternatives.

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Informing the Debate

The CA researches key criminal justice issues, identifies abusive practices and educates the public about what goes on behind prison walls.

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The Domestic Violence Survivors Justice Act Challenges Double Punishment

A recent report by the Prisoner Reentry Institute of John Jay College (PRI), “Women InJustice: Gender and the Pathway to Jail in New York City,” is the latest study point out that that physical and sexual trauma and abuse histories are a significant root cause for women and girls’ involvement in the criminal legal system. Read More

CA Pens Letter to Governor Cuomo Opposing Any Reductions in Prison Visiting

As a follow up to the Correctional Association of New York's statement last month critical of reported plans by New York to severely limit the number of visits by family members to incarcerated loved ones in NY state prisons, in early March the CA wrote directly to Governor Andrew Cuomo to express its opposition to the plan.Read More

The Correctional Association of New York Firmly Opposes Efforts to Restrict Family Visits to People Incarcerated in New York State Prisons

(February 17, 2017, New York): The Correctional Association of New York (CA) firmly opposes a recent proposal in Governor Cuomo’s budget to restrict the number of days on which those incarcerated at maximum security prisons in New York can receive family visits. Read More

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