Coronavirus brings injury and death in NYC court workers – New York Daily News

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It’s not like closing down bars and restaurants, clothing stores or hair salons.

“It’s even a different proposition from closing schools, as critical as they are,” said Lucy Lang, a former Manhattan prosecutor who runs the Institute for Innovation in Prosecution at John Jay College of Criminal Justice.

“They are different because courts implicate people’s liberty and constitutional rights — the things we hold most dear,” Lang said.

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Read more…This is No. 2 of a 3-part series.

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