Attorney General’s Office

A man votes at a public school - New York, NY - Nov 2, 2010 (credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

NY Sets Up Hotline For Voter Language, Access Issues

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said his office will enforce federal and state voting rights laws to help ensure those who speak languages besides English or have disabilities are able to vote.

09/09/2013

Clifton High School (credit: CBS 2)

Watch Your Mouth! New Jersey Bans Trash-Talking In High School Sports

New Jersey high-school athletes who talk trash could find their teams penalized and themselves under investigation by the state Civil Rights Division.

06/20/2013

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg (file / credit: Edward Reed / Mayor's Office)

Attorney General’s Office Reviewing NYPD’s ‘Stop-And-Frisk’ Tactic

A published report says the state Attorney General’s Office is reviewing the New York Police Department’s “stop and frisk” tactic that has drawn criticism from civil liberties advocates.

04/11/2012

New York Governor-elect Andrew Cuomo (Michael Nagle/Getty Images)

Cuomo Picks Investigator To Head NY State Police

Joseph D’Amico, who oversees 300 criminal and civil investigators, joined the attorney general’s office in 2007.

12/22/2010