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Artvoice Weekly Edition » Issue v8n49 (12/02/2009) » Section: The News, Briefly

A Tale of Two Jails

Following a long-term federal investigation that exposed violations of the constitutional rights of inmates—including failure to protect inmates from physical harm caused by excessive force used by staff, and failure to provide adequate medical and mental healthcare—the Westchester County Jail will now have to clean up its act or face a federal lawsuit.

Parsing Pridgen

If you’re as eager as I am to find out who will fills the Common Council seat vacated by Brian Davis, cool down: We may have to wait a couple weeks at least, and possibly into the new year.

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