Latest Articles Tagged "prison"
The state inspector general found that Black incarcerated people are 22% more likely to be cited for ‘misbehavior.’
Erick Tavira was pronounced dead shortly after 2 a.m. on Saturday, bringing the total number of deaths in custody or shortly after release this year to a number higher than last year's historic figure of 16.
He is the 15th person to die in city custody or shortly after being released this year.
The practice is widely considered a form of torture.
A report produced for a state legislative commission by Rutgers University researchers found 25% of those released in November 2020 were rearrested.
Imprisoned for murder and then released from a life sentence after forming a master plan of self-improvement, Chris Wilson dreamed of a New York City exhibition, and then made it happen
A ruling by the state Supreme Court will free the officer's killer after repeated denials of parole.
A report from the Vera Institute of Justice said nationally the number of incarcerated people dropped by 16% from pre-pandemic levels.
Governor Phil Murphy re-declared a public health emergency this month, reactivating a law that lets inmates get out early.
In his first week in office, Bragg issued a memo to staff telling them to stop prosecuting crimes such as trespassing, traffic violations, resisting arrest and prostitution.