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NEW YORK – A federal judge today issued a preliminary injunction ordering ICE’s New York Field Office to end its practice of jailing nearly everyone they arrest and restoring fair release determinations for people in ICE detention within 48 hours of arrest. The ruling in Velesaca v Wolf et al, the
Nassau County – The Nassau County Jail Advocates are calling on County Executive Laura Curran, Interim Sheriff Dzurenda and the Public Safety Committee of the Nassau County legislature to provide a transparent COVID-19 safety plan for inmates and staff in the Nassau County Correctional Facility.
Today both chambers of the New York legislature voted to approve an emergency sick leave measure to address the COVID-19 pandemic. In response, the New York Civil Liberties Union released the following statement from executive director Donna Lieberman:
The New York Civil Liberties Union and The Bronx Defenders have moved for a preliminary injunction in Velesaca v. Wolf et al., a joint lawsuit challenging the New York City ICE field office’s practice of jailing nearly all of the people they have arrested over the last three years without first con
NEW YORK, N.Y. - Today the New York Civil Liberties Union, Rutgers Law School Constitutional Rights Clinic, and Prisoners’ Legal Services of New York filed a lawsuit to end New York’s policies of banning internet and social media access for people required to register as sex offenders who are relea