Edwin Oliva

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2014

    The Jabbar Collins Case is Far From Over

    On Thursday, New York state agreed to pay Jabbar Collins $3 million for his 16-year wrongful imprisonment. It was the latest in a string of high-profile, high-priced settlements this year stemming from wrongful convictions in New York city during the crack era. In January, the city agreed to pay Dav ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 17, 2013

    Brooklyn D.A. Charles Hynes Responds to Voice Cover Story; We (Still) Rest Our Case

    Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes sent us a lengthy letter in response to our story about his reign as Brooklyn District Attorney ("Brooklyn Deserves a New D.A."). How lengthy? 2,005 words. Basically, he didn't like the article so much. And with the zeal of a Talmudic scholar, Hynes (or someo ... More >>

  • News

    January 2, 2013

    Brooklyn Deserves a New D.A.

    Why the 23-year reign of Charles Hynes must end