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This article appeared in the 2023 edition of Cardozo Life magazine.
Professor Alexander Reinert has seen his work bring about major changes in prison and jail conditions in New York City and New York State many times. In April 2023, he was co-counsel with lawyers of Cuti Hecker Wang LLP in a historic settlement in Miller v. City of New York, which involved detainees held in restrictive isolation at two jails on Rikers Island and one unit at what was then the Manhattan Detention Complex.
Reinert, Alexander A., "A $53M Settlement That Will Improve Conditions in NY Prisons and Jails" (2023). Cardozo News 2023. 40.