Nick Pinto is a journalist living in Brooklyn. His work has appeared in the New York Times Magazine, Rolling Stone, the Wall Street Journal, Gothamist, the Village Voice, and elsewhere.
The Coronavirus CrisisRevealed Sick-Call Requests From a Federal Jail Show People Desperate for Medical Attention Amid the Pandemic — and Waiting Weeks to Get It
Medical requests from MDC Brooklyn, which the government tried to keep secret, paint a grim picture of the federal jail amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Protests for Black LivesNYPD Officers at George Floyd Protests Are Covering Their Badge Numbers in Violation of Own Policy
The National Lawyers Guild threatened to sue the city if NYPD officers did not end the widespread practice of covering their badge numbers.
The Coronavirus CrisisDetainees at a Federal Jail Said Their Coronavirus Symptoms Were Ignored. The Government Is Fighting to Keep the Records Secret.
“Not sure what this is, but I have written you about a week ago about it and I still haven’t been seen. I hope this isn’t the virus symptoms.”
The Coronavirus CrisisMedical Expert: Federal Jail Intentionally Destroying Medical Records and Hiding Extent of Coronavirus Behind Bars
“Several current practices in MDC actually promote a more rapid spread of COVID-19 inside the facility.”