Tag Archives: Queens DA’s Office

Queens DA to arrestees: “I’m from the government and I’m here to help you.”

 For years the Queens DA’s Office has been end-running the Miranda warnings by adding a “preamble” whereby a DA tells arrestees before they meet a lawyer, “This is your opportunity to tell your story. If there is something you need … Continue reading

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There’s no such thing as Brady material: Part 2

Story so far: Back in April, ADA Jason Petri, a prosecutor in the Bronx District Attorney’s Office, decided not to tell the defense that his star witness in a murder case was planning to change his story at trial. That … Continue reading

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