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Leslie Crocker Snyder

The Bloom's Off His Rose

Len Levitt | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Levitt

Mayor Bloomberg's store-bought third term has not yet begun yet he has picked a fight with someone no one in his right mind wants to fight: outgoing Manhattan DA Robert Morgenthau.

Being Tough on Crime: Not a Winner in New York City DA's Race

Anthony Papa | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Anthony Papa

If Cy Vance adopts a balanced approach to justice that incorporates compassion, he will go a long way. As for Judge Snyder, I bid her farewell and I wish her ride on a slow boat to China is a good one.

The Jury Is In: Cy Vance Wins DA Primary

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Defense lawyer and political scion Cy Vance is poised to become Manhattan's first new district attorney in 35 years after winning Tue...

New York Elections Decision Day Tip Sheet

New York Times | Michael Barbaro | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

After four years of fund-raising and campaigning, candidates for mayor, comptroller, public advocate, distract attorney and City Council will face Dem...

Cy Vance Jr. Not Ready For Prime Time

Len Levitt | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Levitt

Whenever the Times, the News and the Post gang up to endorse the same policy or political candidate, something is amiss.

"You can't play politics with people's lives."

Linda Fairstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Linda Fairstein

Leslie Crocker Snyder's vitriolic pandering is done with blatant disregard of the bedrock principles of our criminal justice system: the right of the accused to competent counsel and a vigorous defense.

After 34 Years, Who Will Replace Morgenthau?

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — One is a former hard-nosed judge so known for her stiff sentences that drug dealers named a brand of heroin after her. Another enjoys...

Leslie Crocker Snyder's Unsavory Campaign Donors

Village Voice | By Camille Dodero (3:07PM 09/09) | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Judging people by the company they keep may not always be fair game, but it is fitting, on the eve of next week's primary, to take the measure of Lesl...

Leslie Crocker Snyder Exposed

Anthony Papa | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Anthony Papa

Here is a powerful and poignant video of Terrance Stevens slamming Leslie Crocker Snyder, who is running for Manhattan District Attorney.

New York Elections Cheat Sheet

Our Town | Charlotte Eichna and Dan Rivoli | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

During the past few months, these papers have provided ongoing coverage of the various candidates vying for office this fall, as well as overviews of ...

Leslie Crocker Snyder Should Not Be NYC's Next District Attorney

Anthony Papa | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Anthony Papa

Crocker was a "hang em' high" judge who was infamous for handing out stiff drug sentences under the Rockefeller Drug Laws. I served a 15 to life sentence under those laws.

Candidates Talk Drugs, Exchange Blows In Manhattan DA Debate

New York Times | JOHN ELIGON | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Leslie Crocker Snyder, a former judge making her second run for Manhattan district attorney, had the opening word on Tuesday night in the first televi...

Which Manhattan D.A. Candidate Will Win The New York Times Endorsement ?

New York Magazine | By Geoffrey Gray | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

In races where no voter seems to know any of the candidates, and what the candidates stand for all sounds the same, the endorsement of the New York Ti...

Robert Morgenthau's Last Mission: Stop Leslie Crocker Snyder From Taking His Job

New York Magazine | Geoffrey Gray | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

He does not mention her by name. In private, she is That Woman. Or she is Blondie. Say the poisonous syllables out loud--"Leslie Crocker Snyder"--loud...

Third Screen: The Next Manhattan DA May Be A Woman

Vickie Karp | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Vickie Karp

Leslie Crocker Snyder is running to be the first woman to be Manhattan District Attorney. Snyder has prosecuted mafia members and drug lords and gang members. She created the first sex crimes unit in the United States, writing the Rape/Shield law that, to this day, saves rape victims from malicious and overly-broad cross-examination.