Rikers Intake Is a Mess, But We Can’t Expect Too Much Progress, Federal Judge Rules
Nearly a year and a half after they were supposed to fix their system, jail officials still don’t know how long they’re keeping people in notorious intake pens.
They’re such failures, we shouldn’t hold them in contempt.
The number of overstays in intake ‘is simply unknown,’ the federal monitor wrote.
New York’s incarcerated population has been declining for decades. Why is it so hard for prison closures to keep pace?
Some Court of Appeals judges are far more likely to grant requests to hear appeals than others, a New York Focus analysis found.
Migrants from Mauritania and Senegal were the most likely to receive eviction notices, but not the most populous groups in shelters, a New York Focus analysis found.
Long-term subs stay with the same classes and can serve like full-time teachers. New York City schools misclassify them — so their pay doesn’t reflect that.
The state established Covid leave to compensate employees who fell ill during the pandemic. One group of essential workers has been unable to claim it.