The Board of Elections is looking to impose a $312,000 fine on a socialist group that has won eight state legislative seats in recent years.
Almost three years after it was signed into law, the commission lacks key staff and is saddled with the reputation of being a do-nothing agency.
Hale withheld exculpatory evidence in several high-profile murder cases that resulted in convictions and multi-decade prison sentences. He later led the Brooklyn DA’s Conviction Review Unit.
The Office of the Inspector General, the NYPD’s Internal Affairs Bureau and the City Council’s Oversight and Investigations Committee all pass the buck on controversial case.