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The city says COVID-19 budget constraints will set back its plans to close the jail but people incarcerated there are suffering from the disease right now.
Dec 17, 2020
Memos obtained by The Appeal and anecdotes from public defenders reveal how, for a week during protests over police brutality, the NYPD stalled cases by directing officers not to testify in court.
Jun 12, 2020
Lawyers, judges, and advocates for migrant children wonder what it will take to close all 69 immigration courts. ‘I hope that it won’t take a death, but I worry that it will,’ one lawyer said.
Apr 03, 2020
Jul 22, 2019
People caught vaping marijuana oil face the same charge as for low-level heroin possession.
Nov 16, 2018
Their attorneys say the new video-teleconferencing policy is exacerbating backlogs and prolonging detention.
Jul 31, 2018