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Liliana Segura

Liliana Segura is a writer based in Brooklyn.

The N.Y.P.D. Clamps Down on Jazz

At 8:45 a.m. on a frigid January morning, the protesters are warming up: “Mic Check!” “Mic Check!”

ALBANY’S DNA EXPANSION: A Foolproof Solution?

On June 1st, amid talk of teacher layoffs, hospital closings, and MTA cuts, Gov. David Paterson took to a microphone in Manhattan and announced the All Crimes DNA Bill, which he described as “a small investment in dollars, and a huge investment in the security and safety of New York State."

The Feds Bring Death Back to New York

On January 30 in a Brooklyn federal court, the twelve jurors assigned to decide the fate of 24-year old Ronnell Wilson finished deliberating, and went with death. It might have been a dramatic conclusion to a fairly traditional death penalty case—except that the trial never belonged in federal court to begin with.

Kenneth Foster and the Texas Death House

Kenneth Foster’s time is running out.

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