Lucy Lang

Candidate for Manhattan DA

Lucy Lang is a candidate for Manhattan DA in the June 2021 primary. Lucy is a nationally recognized criminal justice reform leader and most recently served as the Director of the Institute for Innovation in Prosecution at John Jay College, a leading criminal justice think tank, where she worked with communities and progressive DAs across the country. Prior to that, she was an assistant district attorney in Manhattan, where she prosecuted homicide and domestic violence cases and served as Special Counsel for Policy and Projects. In that role, Lucy created a first of its kind, semester-long college-in-prison course, bringing together assistant district attorneys and incarcerated students to study criminal justice side by side inside New York State prisons.