Misdemeanors are under attack. Misdemeanors are what drives the criminal justice system at least at the local criminal court level.￼ Misdemeanors are the crimes that directly and most often impact day to day life. This has led to a shift of the criminal justice system from being victim focused to offender focused. This has created drastic changes.
The link below has several reports on its webpage and there are also links to several additional articles.
Findings and policy recommendations from a comprehensive analysis of misdemeanor cases in NYC.
— Read on www.courtinnovation.org/publications/misdemeanor-race-NYC