Colby Hamilton

Yemeni al-Qaeda leader pleads guilty to terror charges in Brooklyn:

Extradited after arrest in Saudi Arabia, Saddiq Al-Abbadi was charged with fighting against U.S. troops in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Bio: Colby Hamilton is a freelance reporter. He formerly wrote about politics for WNYC. You can follow him on Twitter: @bcolbyhamilton

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Yemeni al-Qaeda leader pleads guilty to terror charges in Brooklyn

Extradited after arrest in Saudi Arabia, Saddiq Al-Abbadi was charged with fighting against U.S. troops in Iraq and Afghanistan.

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Deadline set for agreement on Rikers abuse lawsuit

Class action suit claims inmates were 'regularly and routinely' abused by correction officers

 

May. 22, 2015

 
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Capital Public Law Report: Lawsky’s legacy; Preet’s advice to grads

 

Capital Public Law Report: Lawsky’s legacy; Preet’s advice to grads

May. 22, 2015

 
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Court rules restrictions on vanity plates constitutional

Appellate panel says D.M.V. did not violate group's First Amendment rights when it rejected a "Choose Life" custom plate

May. 22, 2015

 
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Rape suit highlights Rikers protection push

Recent class action suit attempts to bring Rikers in compliance with federal prison rape law

May. 21, 2015

 
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Shorris aide tapped for top correction board post

Martha King, an aide to Mayor Bill de Blasio's first deputy mayor Tony Shorris, has been selected as the Board of Correction executive director, according to sources.

May. 20, 2015

 
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Dan Donovan’s D.C. path goes right down the middle

Congressman emulates Pete King

May. 20, 2015

 
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Vance addresses legal system’s racial bias in talk to law grads

Manhattan D.A. notes his office's efforts 'at a time of enormous citizen unrest and eroding faith in the criminal justice system'

May. 19, 2015

 
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2 women sue city over alleged sexual abuse at Rikers

Lawsuit claims a correction officer repeatedly raped them

May. 19, 2015

 
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Mayor ignores request for corrections board funding

Oversight group needs to hire investigators

May. 19, 2015