Many of the readers who commented on last week's story about Michael Premo, the Occupy Wall Street protester who beat his criminal charges last week thanks to video evidence, wanted to know: Would the police officer whose testimony was contradicted by the video face any consequences? Would he be cha ... More >>
Hard time for SpoffordSpofford, the plagued juvenile lock-up in the Bronx, is now — finally — empty.
Last April, the city announced it would close the jail, a tough place that had the reputation of turning juvenile delinquents into hardened criminals. According to the New School's Ce ... More >>
Bill Clinton and the Pataki administration made a huge mistake when they signed legislation in the mid-1990s that blocked state prisoners from obtaining a college education from their cells. That's the finding of a report released Friday by the Correctional Association of New York, a leading p ... More >>