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November 14, 2019
Tabloid Fuels Collective Anxiety Attack Over Bail Ban
How “free Mets tickets” for teens became a flashpoint in debate over looming bail reform law.
October 15, 2015
New York City’s Big Idea on Bail
Step one: let’s find out if it works.
July 17, 2015
Mayor de Blasio: Tear Down This Jail!
Want to fix Rikers? Close it.
July 8, 2015
Stung by Abuses at Rikers, New York City Acts on Bail Reform
But the new program would not have helped Kalief Browder.
June 11, 2015
Why New York Dropped Corizon
It’s not just the big profits and dead inmates.
June 9, 2015
Fixing the Jail Where Kalief Browder was Held
Former corrections chief Martin Horn has some ideas for Rikers Island.
Martin F. Horn
February 2, 2015
An accused terrorist goes on trial. Manhattan yawns.
January 14, 2015
NYC Declares an End to Solitary for Inmates Under 21
Now comes the hard part.
January 8, 2015
Life Without Police
A view from the corner.
January 6, 2015
A Short History of Police Protest
From Calvin Coolidge to Bill de Blasio.