New York Civil Liberties Union
Sick of harsh federal policies and gridlock in Washington, NYC officials are set to box out the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency from messing with city prisoners suspected of being in the country illegally.
People in Mississippi and New York are routinely stuck in jail without indictment or an attorney for weeks or even months on end, but lawsuits may force the states to change.
For many poor New Yorkers, the constitutionally protected right to an attorney is just a pipe dream, according to a civil liberties lawsuit and report.
NYPD's "Broken Windows" philosophy has the same effect as stop-and-frisk policy — the disproportionate targeting of blacks and Latinos.
New York City's teens aren't better behaved during summer than winter, they're just less surveilled by controversial school safety officers.
Bradley Ballard, a prisoner at New York’s Rikers Island jail, was found in horrific conditions in his solitary cell in September 2013.