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The Intercept: New York Senate Confirms Pro-cop District Attorney To Highest Court

June 10, 2021

This excerpt is from a piece that originally ran on June 10, 2021.

SINGAS’S CONFIRMATION ARRIVES amid nationwide calls by progressives to nominate more public defenders as judges, since the overwhelming majority of those serving on the bench previously worked as prosecutors or corporate attorneys. Some of these calls have been heard: President Joe Biden has notably nominated more public defenders to the high courts than his predecessors, Alliance for Justice’s Amber Saddler noted in a blog post in April.

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