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Human Rights Watch Memorandum of Support for Preservation of the New York Pretrial Reform Law

March 20, 2020 Sent via email MEMORANDUM OF SUPPORT for Preservation of the New York Pretrial Reform Law   Dear New York State Assembly and Senate members: Human Rights Watch urges you to resist calls to weaken New York State’s landmark pretrial reform law. In the brief time since implementation, this law, one of the strongest in the nation, has undone much of the harm caused by decades of unfair pretrial incarceration in New York — restoring a degree of credibility to state courts by making procedures more fair, saving taxpayers money otherwise spent jailing people who have not been convicted…

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