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Articles by Kevin Bliss

Vermont Prisoner’s Death Under Investigation: Did Implicit Bias Play Role?

Biden to Phase Out Privately-Run Federal Prisons; Critics Say Plan Too Timid

Prosecutors Drop Charges Against Florida Prisoner Accused of Assaulting Guard After Video Surfaces

ICE Detention Facility Deaths Now Highest Since 2005

Pay-to-Stay Fees Impoverish Prisoners, Increase Recidivism

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California Sheriff Hid Number of Deaths in Sacramento County Jails

Minnesota Counties Pay Out More Than $10 Million For Prison and Jail Settlements

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New Allegations of Abuse and Sexual Assault at Edna Mahan Women’s Prison in New Jersey

New York Parole System Badly in Need of Repair

Justice Department Report Documents Brooklyn Metropolitan Detention Center’s Poor Response to COVID-19 Crisis

by Kevin Bliss

The Metropolitan Detention Center (MDC) in Brooklyn, New York was investigated by the Department of Justice (DOJ) Office of the Inspector General (OIG) concerning its response to the COVID-19 pandemic. A report released November 10, 2020 stated that MDC was insufficiently prepared to cope with the pandemic ...