Waiting for Justice

, New York Law Journal


While the debate over accountability and liability will and should continue in the state's charges against the provider of physical and mental health care at the Nassau County Correctional Center, a more fundamental issue is the rate at which Nassau's criminal defendants are held in custody following arrest.

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  • Cowgirl

    Mr. McIntyre, A major point of the article, it seems to me, is that the vast majority of these prisoners are pretrial detainees. Not that your comment would reasonable if it were referring to only the convicted.

  • Keith McIntyre

    The answer is corporal punishment and harsher conditions of incarceration. Period. I have 30 years experience and I don‘t buy into liberal dogma and propaganda. The public has been sold a false bill of goods. Things are getting out of hand because of this "feel your pain" mentality, and our quality of life suffers from it.

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