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Michael Schwirtz

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Michael Schwirtz is a reporter for the New York Times.

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The Obama Administration is  suing New York City  over what the Justice Department calls a "deep-seated culture of violence" at Rikers Island, a prison where adolescent inmates are…

US to Sue New York over Civil Rights Abuses at Rikers Island

The Obama Administration is suing New York City over what the Justice Department calls a "deep-seated culture of violence" at Rikers Island, a prison where adolescent inmates are…

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