Publication Date

Fall 2018


I thank the staff of the City University School of Law’s Law Review for their excellent work on this article, and specifically thank Zunira Elahi for pushing me to write an article. I greatly thank Martin LaFalce and Hara Robrish of Legal Aid’s Criminal Defense Practice in Manhattan for their tireless advocacy for gravity knife reform; Mr. LaFalce in particular inspired me to learn more about this issue when he both edited and provided resources for a motion I filed in January 2017. I thank the Legal Aid Society for gathering and storing many of the resources I used in drafting Part III of this article.

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