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7Sep 2016

Summons Instead of Arrests, a New Ruling in Manhattan

On March 1, 2016, New York Police Department (NYPD) and the Manhattan County District Attorney’s Office announced a new ruling about low-level offenses with regards to treatment to the offenders. Low-level offenses are non-criminal violations such as drinking alcohol in public, taking up to […]

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7Sep 2016
Sep 7, 2016

The Route in Ending Prison Privatization

Queens Detention Facility located in Springfield Gardens, Jamaica, Queens NYC was once working with the state’s criminal justice system to house incarcerated inmates. This private prison facility which was operated by The GEO Group was later locked down due to the controversies involving violation of its inmates […]

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7Sep 2016

Banning the Solitary Confinement to Juveniles

“How can we subject prisoners to unnecessary solitary confinement, knowing its effects, and then expect them to return to our communities as whole people? It doesn’t make us safer. It’s an affront to our common humanity.” Obama wrote in his published announcement about banning the solitary […]

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