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About 56 correctional officers and sergeants in the New York state prisons have tested positive for COVID-19. Photo: Julie Jacobson/AP About 56 correctional officers and sergeants in New York state prisons have tested positive for COVID-19. Photo: Julie Jacobson/AP

A proposed class action suit filed late April 3 by the New York Civil Liberties Union and the New York Legal Aid Society alleges that New York officials have mostly stopped adjudicating parole violations amid the coronavirus pandemic, leaving hundreds of people waiting in jails as the virus spreads.

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Jane Wester

Jane Wester is a litigation reporter for the New York Law Journal. Email her at jwester@alm.com or find her on Twitter @janewester.

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