The Lippman Commission Says #ShutDownRikers
- John Jay College, NYC 04/03/2017 by Linda Perry (WBAI News)

The independent Lippman Commission formally released its report at John Jay College of Criminal Justice on Sunday. It recommends shutting down Rikers, smaller jails in each borough, reducing the jail population by one half within ten years, many more services in and out of jail, repurposing the island and other changes.  

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Judge Jonathan Lippman, John Jay College, April 2, 2017