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Tom Robbins has been a columnist and staff writer at the Village Voice, the New York Daily News, and The New York Observer. He is investigative journalist in residence at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism.
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Feature November 15, 2016
Prisoners describe a rampage by correctional officers in a New York prison.
Commentary September 9, 2016
A wrenching new book recounts the bloodiest prison battle in our history.
News August 25, 2016
A new book brings attention to the deadly 1971 prison uprising. Reporters for The New York Times and The Marshall Project describe what has changed since then, and what hasn’t.
News December 20, 2015
Under pressure, New York says it will better track correctional officers
News December 11, 2015
‘I never thought people would care.’
Feature September 27, 2015
Corrections officials say he injured an inmate and lied about it. He’s still a state employee. He’s more the rule than the exception.
Q&A May 26, 2015
Malcolm Bell, former special state prosecutor and whistleblower, on getting away with murder.
News May 17, 2015
Justice Department to study brutality in troubled prison.
News March 19, 2015
A story of brutality clears the prison censors.
News March 5, 2015
And defend their decision to play it safe.
News March 2, 2015
Brutal beating resolved with a misdemeanor plea.
Feature February 28, 2015
A savage beating, a culture “beyond repair.”