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Court says inmates can keep child visit rights

ALBANY — New York’s highest court says parents don’t lose child visitation rights in prison. The Court of Appeals says Shawn Granger is entitled to periodic four-hour prison visits with his 4-year-old son. Granger’s attorney sued after the child’s mother ...

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Cracking down on inmates filing for unemployment

The state Department of Labor and the New York State Sheriffs’ Association plan to slam the door shut on unemployment insurance fraud in jails. Labor Commissioner Colleen C. Gardner announced Tuesday ...

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