ICE Just Abruptly Moved Dozens of Immigrant Detainees From NY to Mississippi
The transfers came after immigrant detainees at the Orange County Jail in Goshen, New York, complained about rotten and unappetizing food, racial insults by guards, limited medical care, and a lack of access to their lawyers.
Governor Hochul’s ‘Rolling’ Clemency Process Has Set Just One Person Free
“A lot of us are beginning to lose hope.”
Rikers Guard Sick-Out Just Put the Department of Correction in Contempt of Court
Guards are AWOL so people locked up aren't getting medical care. A judge says that's unacceptable.
How Rikers Island Made New York
In “Captives,” former Rikers detainee Jarrod Shanahan traces the history of New York City’s sprawling jail complex, and its centrality to New York’s brutal class struggle.
The Forgotten Women’s Prison in Greenwich Village That Queered America
The "House of D" played an outsized role in defining queer life in NYC and beyond.
Former Rikers Watchdog: “This Whole Fucking Thing Is A Racket”
Sarena Townsend, axed by Adams, says “corruption” is poisoning New York City's jails.