Gov. Andrew Cuomo and state lawmakers are still trying to decide whether judges in New York will be able to assess a defendant’s alleged dangerousness, or threat to public safety, as a factor for detaining that person before their trial date as discussions on ending cash bail continue in the state Capitol.
That remains one of several sticking points on criminal justice reform, which is also expected to include changes to the state’s laws on criminal discovery and the right to a speedy trial.
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