New York Civil Rights And Criminal Defense Lawyers

Historic Victory for Legal Aid Society

| Friday Apr 10, 2020 | Firm News

Just this past week, in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Legal Aid Society of New York, for the first known time in New York state history, won habeas relief in response to conditions-of-confinement claims, which were brought for certain medically vulnerable pretrial detainees and folks on parole holds being held on Rikers Island.  Read Judge Mark Dwyer’s decision on the matter below:

http://nycourts.gov/reporter/3dseries/2020/2020_20081.htm?fbclid=IwAR0Mm8QwYpQUIqwIrsc1RwrtoAszv2jA-9OUanvhcQqcGSdBZIsaXSRfPp4