Op-ed | The next Manhattan DA must help fix the incarceration crisis


Running up to the June 22 primary election, my mailbox overflowed with campaign literature from candidates aspiring to be the next Manhattan district attorney. I met a few of them.

Some seemed to be genuine people-people; others the pandering type and a little too slick, like the prosecutors my community and I know too well. But most of the candidates didn’t even bother to come to my neighborhood.