The Department of Correction says that the de Blasio-era practice of notifying the press when someone dies in a detention facility is over. Advocacy groups and a federal monitor say it’s part of a broader effort to hide wrongdoing.
Five “serious and disturbing incidents” include case THE CITY surfaced of incarcerated man so badly hurt he went on a ventilator — and is now paralyzed.
James Carlton, 39, was at the Vernon C. Bain Center on May 11 when a team of captains and officers took him “down to the floor,” officers’ records say.
The alleged instructions could have tainted as many as three dozen decisions, leaving at least one person charged at Rikers.
Penny’s arraignment came 12 days after he killed Neely in a crowded subway car in Lower Manhattan.
Bronx Judge Changed His Mind Twice Before Finally Freeing a Wrongly Convicted Man Who Served 26 Years
Supreme Court Judge Ralph Fabrizio flip-flopped a second time today after inquiries by THE CITY. Prosecutors and defense lawyers had accused him of erratic behavior in other cases.
The subway rider was strangled by a fellow straphanger while seemingly in the throes of a mental health crisis. Police and prosecutors have released little information.
The lawsuit filed last week, which Whitehead calls ‘frivolous,’ is the latest legal challenge facing the longtime mentee and friend of Mayor Eric Adams.
Days after announcing it was moving forward right away on the razing downtown, the Adams administration decided to hold off for two weeks.
Court administrators refused to comment on the future role of Justice Naita Semaj-Williams, who drew tabloid and law enforcement ire after releasing a man accused of manslaughter without bail.
Executives of the Brooklyn-founded seafood restaurant have been accused of a “Ponzi scheme,” an “undercapitalization scam” and “illegal deception.”
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The 31,000 people arraigned for felonies in New York each year have very different experiences in court than the former president.
While pro- and anti-Trump protesters screamed past each other, there were few signs of actual violence — so far.
A raft of proposals that progressive and anti-incarceration activists have been pushing for will likely have to wait until next year.
Concealed carry rights could be put to the test as NYC authorities prepare for an expected indictment of the former president and any raucous response near a lower Manhattan courthouse.
Former judge Laura Lee Jacobson says a political panel wrongly smeared her reputation and ruined her judicial career.
The city’s jails commissioner wants the system, but the Board of Correction is letting his proposal stay in limbo — a win for opponents who call it illegally intrusive.
Bruce McIntyre, who became an advocate for preventing maternal mortality following Isaac’s death, is still fighting for legal rights to their child due to The Bronx’s clogged Surrogate’s Court.
Authors and other experts say the racial imbalance will likely continue unless there’s a multifaceted effort to reform other areas such as housing, education, and mental health services.
Joseph Foster’s eight siblings planned to use the money for a reunion and memorial, but the city’s notorious estate court has held on to the funds for nearly a year.
At a time when most tenants in Housing Court lack an attorney, and lawyers are going on strike, official review of the ‘Right to Counsel’ law won’t start until the work week ends.
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