New York advocates are pushing a measure this session that would ban placement of a prisoner in solitary confinement for more than 15 consecutive days
On Long Island, almost 30 inmates left the Nassau County Jail as part of New York’s controversial new bail reform law. Greg Cergol reports.
A group of New York faith leaders is speaking out against the use of cash bail, decrying the practice as a “mechanism for inequality.” Their comments were included in a letter dated Thursday to District Attorneys Association of New York President David Hoovler, who has criticized the roll out over sweeping changes to the state’s bail laws. New York...