The New York Law Journal broke the news this morning that Abe George, a prosecutor in the Manhattan district attorney’s office, would challenge longtime Brooklyn D.A. Joe Hynes in 2013.
Mr. Hynes has faced withering criticism in recent months, mainly stemming from news reports that he fails to properly prosecute sexual abuse cases in the Orthodox Jewish community and his office’s bungled handling of a rape allegation by a young Orthodox woman against a handful of her Crown Heights neighbors.
In an interview this morning, Mr. George blasted the incumbent for running an office that favors politics over justice. Read More