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Professor Betsy Ginsberg and her Civil Rights Clinic worked with Professor Alexander Reinert and the law firm Emery Celli Brinckerhoff Abady Ward & Maazel to come to a settlement with the federal government after people incarcerated at Metropolitan Detention Center, a Brooklyn federal jail, were subjected to a week without heat or electricity during a 2019 polar vortex.
Cardozo Civil Rights Clinic, "Civil Rights Clinic Reaches Settlement for Those Subjected to Polar Vortex Conditions in Federal Jail" (2023). Cardozo News 2023. 33.