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Metropolitan Detention Center in Brooklyn A woman wearing a mask walks out of the Metropolitan Detention Center in Brooklyn, New York. Photo: Ryland West/ALM

U.S. District Judge Rachel Kovner of the Eastern District of New York on Tuesday denied a motion for preliminary injunction that would have released medically vulnerable inmates from Brooklyn’s Metropolitan Detention Center, finding that the available evidence gives reason for “cautious optimism” about the MDC’s response to COVID-19 so far.

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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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