ALBANY — Governor Pataki yesterday proposed a pair of modest measures to soften the impact of the Rockefeller drug laws on some non-violent offenders in exchange for ending parole for all first-time felons and arming prosecutors with an array of new powers.

“We think it is a fair, balanced approach,” the Governor said as he outlined his criminal justice package at a capitol press conference.

This content has been archived. It is available through our partners, LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law.

To view this content, please continue to their sites.

Not a Lexis Subscriber?
Subscribe Now

Not a Bloomberg Law Subscriber?
Subscribe Now

Why am I seeing this?

LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law are third party online distributors of the broad collection of current and archived versions of ALM's legal news publications. LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law customers are able to access and use ALM's content, including content from the National Law Journal, The American Lawyer, Legaltech News, The New York Law Journal, and Corporate Counsel, as well as other sources of legal information.

For questions call 1-877-256-2472 or contact us at [email protected]