The pending purchase is another rock in a landslide of concerns about privacy, surveillance and law enforcement.
This story was published in partnership with New York Focus, an independent, investigative news site covering New York state and city politics. Sign up for their newsletter here. In late June, a New York appellate court issued a landmark ruling intended to prevent people from being needlessly rendered homeless or separated from their families during their […]
Nine months after the coronavirus pandemic forced a move to remote learning, children in juvenile detention may finally be heard by their teachers while in class. Officials with the city’s Administration for Children’s Services and Department of Education say they are looking into programs that would allow secure voice communication for pupils behind bars, as […]
Sign up for “THE CITY Scoop,” our daily newsletter where we send you stories like this first thing in the morning. If Alvin Linton’s landlord gets her way, the ailing 67-year-old will soon be evicted from the northeast Bronx home he’s lived in for nearly 40 years. Situations like Linton’s — where a senior with […]
This story was published in partnership with The Marshall Project, a nonprofit news organization focused on the criminal justice system. Follow them on Facebook and Twitter, or sign up for their newsletter. When a man named J.J. was arrested in the Bronx in 2016, the public defenders assigned to represent him assumed he’d get a […]