Monday, October 28, 2013
The race for Brooklyn District Attorney seemed like a done deal when former federal prosecutor Kenneth Thompson beat out incumbent Charles "Joe" Hynes in the Democratic primary last month. Then Hynes decided to run on the Republican Party line. Now the race that looked like it was over is heating up.
Wednesday, May 29, 2013
CBS has premiered the first episode of a series called ‘Brooklyn DA’, featuring prosecutors in DA Charles Hynes’ office. Legal analyst Jami Floyd talks about the effect the show could have this election season and on cases in the courtroom. Plus: Bloomberg BusinessWeek’s Diane Brady on charges in a new laundering scheme involving a digital currency firm; a conversation about the future of public libraries; and the role of women in environmental preservation.
Tuesday, January 25, 2011
By Lisa Chow
Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance said he wants to expand the powers of an already powerful state law called the Martin Act so he can more aggressively prosecute white-collar crime.
Monday, June 14, 2010
By Bob Hennelly
The indictment of Republican operative John Haggerty for allegedly bilking Mayor Michael Bloomberg of more than a million dollars was DA Cyrus Vance's first really big criminal case that had significant political implications.