Manhattan District Attorney’s office to stop prosecuting prostitution cases

Manhattan District Attorney's office to stop prosecuting prostitution cases

Manhattan District Attorney’s Office to End Prosecution of Prostitution Cases – CBS News

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Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr. announced that his office would no longer pursue prostitution cases, a huge victory for advocates of sex workers. Vance also announced that all 1970 cases will be dropped. Human trafficking expert Kimberly Mehlman-Orozco came to CBSN to discuss the nuances of decriminalization and the next steps for sex workers in New York City.

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