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Court Cases

Peoples v. Fischer (Challenging policies governing use of solitary confinement in New York's prisons)

S.D.N.Y., Index No. 11 CIV 2964 SAS (direct) This lawsuit challenged the system-wide policies and practices governing solitary confinement responsible for the arbitrary and unjustified use of extreme isolation on thousands of individuals incarcerated in New York’s prisons every year.

Cook v. Nassau County Police Department (Seeking access to Police Department’s records on its dealings with Bill O'Reilly)

State Supreme Court, Nassau County, Index No. 11-014558 (direct) This case challenges the Nassau County Police Department’s refusal to disclose public records concerning allegations that the Department launched an internal affairs investigation at the behest of Fox News pundit Bill

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