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Rikers Island Project Keeps Rolling

For the last three years, Fordham Law students have been traveling out to Rikers Island to work with incarcerated juveniles. These boys are 16-18 years old, and many are charged with serious crimes.  They are also smart, witty, and in … Continue reading

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The Rikers Island Project

Rikers Island is a fearsome place, in all respects the opposite of living the dream.  Located just off of Queens, the enormous jail complex houses adult defendants who can’t make bail before their trials, some individuals convicted of misdemeanors, and … Continue reading

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