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Cuomo facing federal lawsuit for handling of pandemic in prisons

Jan. 13, 2021 – A lawsuit has been filed against the Cuomo administration and the Department of Corrections and Community Supervision over the conditions for older inmates at an Upstate correctional facility. We heard from Stefan Short, Supervising Attorney for the Legal Aid Society’s Prisoners’ Rights Project, and Rebecca Livengood, Counsel at Relman Colfax, on the litigation.

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