It's the inmates who pay the highest price for unsafe working conditions of correctional officers.
California Congresswoman Maxine Waters said President Donald Trump's pardon of Roger Stone and his supporters' criticism of the Black Lives Matter movement showed there are truly two separate systems of justice in the United States.
While states like New York may have hit their peak in the coronavirus pandemic, jails and prisons across the United States are still reporting high infection rates.
The city and state correctional programs have taken some proactive measures to reduce the risk of transmission, such as by limiting or suspending visitations.
"This is not a generational public health crisis, rather it is a crisis of a magnitude no generation living today has ever seen," Dr. Ross MacDonald wrote.
"Eight have been identified with symptoms and have been moved also to isolation within the communicable disease unit," New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said.
Layleen is believed to be the tenth black trans woman to die from instances of alleged violence or neglect in 2019 alone.
At least 50 women have taken legal action against the Department of Corrections for the unlawful encounters.
The guard punched the inmate three times in the face, landed three swift uppercuts, held him in a headlock and elbowed him five times before another guard arrived.
High days and holidays bring acute pain to mothers and children divided by incarceration.
The facility where Brian Coll kicked Ronald Spear to death is so violent it's currently under federal oversight.
The officers were charged with multiple counts in the assault on the Rikers Island prisoner.
The 22-year-old who was kept in solitary for two years was the focal point of a 'New Yorker' profile on the brutality of Rikers Island.
A $130 million, four-year plan will attempt to better improve processing and treatment of mentally ill individuals in the criminal justice system.
Murdough was a homeless former marine when he died in the city-run jail last winter.