NDS appeared in the New York Daily News alongside other defender organizations calling for immediate implementation of the criminal legal reforms included in the 2020 New York State Budget

ALBANY — The wheels of justice turn slowly.

At least that’s what court officials are telling advocates calling on prosecutors and judges to immediately enact a host of overhauls to the criminal justice system recently passed by state lawmakers.

The Legal Aid Society, New York County Defender Services, Brooklyn Defender Services, The Bronx Defenders, and Neighborhood Defender Service of Harlem banded together with an open letter Friday to push District Attorneys and judges in the five boroughs to immediately implement criminal justice reforms passed last weekend as part of the state budget.

Photo: Brooklyn DA Eric Gonzalez. (Byron Smith/for New York Daily News)