Timing Of Prosecutor Watchdog Bill Stumps Albany Watchers

Law360, New York (October 3, 2013, 2:15 PM ET) -- A standing New York state panel tasked with holding prosecutors accountable for abuses in policing is a great idea whose time has definitely not come, veteran Albany watchers told Law360 on Thursday, expressing surprise that such a measure surfaced as district attorneys strive to rein in public graft.

Brooklyn Democrat N. Nick Perry's legislation, parked in the New York State Assembly's Judiciary Committee, would create a state commission on prosecutorial conduct whose 11 members would be chosen by the governor, the majority and minority leaders of...
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