MDC Brooklyn Hearing and Tour

On February 5, 2019, Judge Torres conducted a hearing on the humanitarian crisis at the MDC and an on-the-record tour of the facility. Below are excerpts and the full transcript. Coverage in The Intercept, CNN, the New York Times and Courthouse News Service.


“I physically had to take the noose out of his … hand he was trying to kill himself“

MDC placed a security box over cell door to discipline a person in SHU whose requests for medical attention were being ignored.

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