Giuliani Justice

Arresting the Innocent

The New York City seal should be amended to include: "The Presumption of Innocence Stops Here."

On February 17, David Rohde reported the Legal Aid Society had complained that because of the clogged assembly lines "scores of suspects were detained illegally for more than 24 hours" before arraignment.

Judge Martin Murphy’s night court assembly line
photo: Chang W. Lee/NYT Pictures
Judge Martin Murphy’s night court assembly line

Where is Judith Kaye, chief judge of this state's highest court?

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