Liliana Segura is a writer based in Brooklyn.
The N.Y.P.D. Clamps Down on JazzBy Liliana Segura
At 8:45 a.m. on a frigid January morning, the protesters are warming up: Mic Check! Mic Check!
ALBANYS DNA EXPANSION: A Foolproof Solution?By Liliana Segura
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 YorkBy Liliana Segura
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 caseexcept that the trial never belonged in federal court to begin with.