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DA Clegg joins colleagues in seeking changes in bail reform bill

DA Clegg joins colleagues in seeking changes in bail reform bill

Law enforcement officials across the state, including Ulster County Sheriff Juan Figueroa, have called on lawmakers to amend the law to allow judges to order defendants held in pretrial detention when if they are found to pose a serious threat to public safety. Clegg also lobbied for funding to make up for increased workload required by another part of the law, which requires prosecutors to turn over all evidence in a case to defense counsel within 15 days of arraignment.