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NYC convictions plummet, downgraded charges surge under Manhattan DA Bragg
Manhattan DA Alvin Bragg has seen convictions plummet under his watch.ALEX KENT/AFP via Getty Images
Soft-on-crime Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg has downgraded more than half his felony cases to misdemeanors - while also managing to lose half of the felony cases that do reach court.Since taking office on Jan. 1, Bragg has downgraded 52% of felony cases to misdemeanors - compared to 39% in all of 2019.
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