In November 2003, a 17-year-old girl, "L.G.", pleaded guilty to fourth-degree illegal possession of a weapon, a Class A misdemeanor. She'd been arrested for prostitution. Police found on her a pocket knife that she carried for protection. Nearly 10 years later, that conviction has been expunged fr ... More >>
More than half of all college instructors are now part-time adjuncts, with low pay and no job security. Is the two-tier faculty system harming students, too?
So, it happens to you: that awkward moment when you're walking to class, work, wherever, and some weirdo whips out his penis. What do you do?According to the Public Safety Department at Medgar Evers College in Brooklyn, you're supposed to "scream as loud as you can." Then you're supposed to seek "pr ... More >>
Yesterday, the state -- after a fair amount of delay and confusion -- finally released map proposals for new district lines in New York, based on Census data. We heard from one angry pol yesterday, predictably mad at the political motivations that often drive the process. He's not the only frustra ... More >>
As the political games of redistricting heat up this week, civil rights groups are staying focused on the prize: good maps. A coalition of advocacy groups teamed up yesterday and released what they call the "Unity Map," which contains specific recommendations for Senate, Assembly, and Congressional ... More >>
The marathon debating team of five Democratic candidates for Attorney General met again last night and if they are maybe running out of steam somewhat after seven straight matches who can blame them? Kathleen Rice, the Nassau County D.A. who is leading both polls and fundraising, gave the ev ... More >>
SILive.comDonovanDan Donovan, the Staten Island District Attorney and Republican candidate for attorney general, says that he opposes State Senator Eric Schneiderman's bill to count inmates as residents of the legislative districts that they come from, rather than the districts where they are ... More >>
The five Democrats who want to be the state's next attorney general debated for the first time last night at Medgar Evers College in Brooklyn. Reports are that it was a sedate affair with no good mud-slinging worth relating. To NY1's great dismay, no one raised the biggest campaign issue so f ... More >>
By Gavin Aronsen All five Democratic attorney general hopefuls praised Voice staff writer Graham Rayman's continuing "NYPD Tapes" series about police abuses when they debated Thursday night at Medgar Evers College in Brooklyn. The exposé has revealed that brass in Bedford-Stuyvesant's ... More >>
I knew Eric Schneiderman was coming to the attorney general debate at Medgar Evers College in Brooklyn last night, so I didn't park in the campus lot. I preferred to take the chance that I'd be stopped and frisked by Ray Kelly on my walk through Crown Heights to see a debate at which all five Democ ... More >>
Albany has to decide in June whether to leave Mayor Bloomberg in charge of the school system, which privilege he attained in 2002. The Times mischievously profiles his Panel for Educational Policy, whose duties seem to involve holding meetings and being yelled at by parently at sparsely-attended hea ... More >>
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