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New York State Attorney General Letitia James addressing media outside the U.S. Supreme Court Tuesday, April 23, 2019. Photo: Diego M. Radzinschi/ALM New York State Attorney General Letitia James addressing media outside the U.S. Supreme Court on April 23, 2019. Photo: Diego M. Radzinschi/ALM

New York Attorney General Letitia James is calling for the relaxation of grand jury secrecy rules.

Her comments Tuesday followed a grand jury decision to not indict police officers tied to the death of Daniel Prude, a Black man who died in March 2020 after an encounter with Rochester police in which he lost consciousness as authorities pinned him to the pavement.

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Ryan Tarinelli

Ryan Tarinelli is a reporter at the New York Law Journal. He is based at the New York State Capitol in Albany, New York. He can be reached through email at [email protected] Follow him on Twitter: @ryantarinelli.

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