Attorneys for underpaid caretakers argue that New York abandoned its legal obligation to workers by closing cases.
The pending purchase is another rock in a landslide of concerns about privacy, surveillance and law enforcement.
Robert Hayes, who successfully sued in the 1970s, says the law won’t allow suspending NYC’s guaranteed aid to homeless people, who now include thousands of foreign asylum-seekers.
Public defender groups want the Department of Correction to pay $250 for each detainee denied scheduled treatment at clinics and hospitals.
Need to know more about coronavirus in New York? Sign up for our daily morning newsletter. One state prisoner, suffering from inflamed lungs, struggles to breathe. Another, with skin cancer growths all over his body, is so weak he can’t lift items from the commissary. A third, battling diabetes, recently underwent triple-bypass heart surgery. They’re […]
Need to know more about coronavirus in New York? Sign up for our daily morning newsletter. Teens held in city juvenile detention facilities filed suit against the city’s child welfare chief Wednesday, seeking immediate release. The suit filed by the Legal Aid Society in Manhattan Supreme Court against Administration for Children’s Services Commissioner David Hansell […]
Additional reporting by Eileen Grench Sign up for “THE CITY Scoop,” our daily newsletter where we send you stories like this first thing in the morning. The city Department of Correction hasn’t reined in “hyper-confrontational” officers’ use of physical force on inmates — and has failed to enact promised reforms, a federal monitor overseeing the […]
The New York City Housing Authority is shifting eviction hearings from lower Manhattan to Brooklyn — but tenants and attorneys say there’s been little notice of the change. Beginning June 24, the authority’s Office of Impartial Hearings will operate in Brooklyn at 803 Atlantic Avenue, near the Barclays Center, handling cases of tenants facing eviction […]