Members of Rikers Island Review Panel Selected

, New York Law Journal


Former chief judge Jonathan Lippman announced Thursday the members of a commission he is chairing to study the Rikers Island jail complex and whether alternative facilities are practical.

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  • Bill Leveneson

    Of course alternatives are feasible. What is Lippman doing other than making money and/or keep his name in the news with an irrelevant study. Most of those people at Rikers probably don‘t belong there; alternative punishments and expunging their records would go a long way toward rehabilitation! Wake Up!

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