The U.S. Attorney said his goal was to get a court-ordered set of reforms for the troubled jail facility.
Cites potential conflict of interest
A former Rikers captain was found guilty of civil rights violation after failing to heed warnings an inmate needed medical attention.
Magistrate judge Joan Azrack has been promoted to serve as an Article III judge
Jerika Richardson was with Southern District since 2011
Three leading legal experts said the IBO didn't go far enough in estimating the cost savings indigent legal counsel would provide the city.
Reversing four decade precendent, ruled it had the authority to review certain cases where new evidence was found
A bill in the city council would offer free legal services to residents in housing court who made up to 125 percent of the federal poverty rate.
As part of the settlement the research center, based out of Buffalo State College, will pay a $3.75 million fine.