Mimesis Law
28 May 2020

Rikers Island

  • Visitor Rape At Rikers Island

    by - Jan 19, 2017
    (Comments: 5)
    January 19. 2017 (Fault Lines) — Fault Lines has covered stories of invasive cop rape cavity searches numerous times. The underlying thread for each involved individuals detained for suspicious reasons and how the courts continually turn...
  • Carlos Mercado Died Because No One Cared

    by - Sep 3, 2015
    (Comments: 2)
    Sept. 3, 2015 (Mimesis Law) — Carlos Mercado was arrested for possession of heroin in Brooklyn in August of 2013. After the judge set bail, he was transported to Riker’s Island. Fifteen hours later, he was...
  • Fixing Failed Bail In The Wake of Kalief Browder

    by - Jun 16, 2015
    (Comments: 2)
    June 16, 2015 (Mimesis Law) — Back in February, Jonathan Lippman, chief judge of New York State, spoke forcefully to the powers-that-be in state government on the issue of bail.  Judge Lippman urged the radical idea...
  • Kalief Browder Deniers Solve Nothing

    by - Jun 15, 2015
    (Comments: 5)
    June 15, 2015 (Mimesis Law) Fault Lines writer Cristian Farias slums over at New York Magazine when he’s not penning stuff for a more, ahem, prestigious outlet.  This past week, he wrote about the case of Kalief...

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